One Way 2 Life Eternal

I am so excited to have a website verses a blog to post upon now. It's name is One Way 2 Life Eternal and here is the link 
I hope you will join me there and we can have fellowship on-line.

YSIC
Kelly

Thank you for being apart of this blog whose name is Crossing the Jordan. It was here for a season and a step in time. I will now be posting only to the link above from this day forward. 

It's worth the wait

The Bible says that patience is one of the main tools by which God develops maturity in us. No one enjoys seasons of waiting, but these times are appointed by God to make sure that we have character to sustain what He has for us on the other side. Be encouraged that God is at work in you even in times of waiting.

God spoke to me thru Joel today , I have been in the wait room for 16 years now and I know the Oil is soon to flow. God is so awesome, thank you for this message Joel.

Limitless Kingdom of God

PART ONE -  2-27-2021

I have written about this subject often but because it is limitless, I will never run out of things to write about it. Here are a few key practical points to understand about the kingdom of God.

Time, distance, and resources are irrelevant in the kingdom.

Time: There is no time in the kingdom. Things are measured by events, not by time. Events will never run out either.

Distance: Travel is done

from one place to another, not in time, because there is no time. You are just there. As you think it, it will be. “As a man thinks in his heart so he is.”

In the kingdom you can be in the past, present or the future. Whenever you jump into the invisible realm of the kingdom you will always be where you are to be. You can never mess up or be out of line.

Resources: We often equate resources to money or money to resources. Money is the life blood of the world system. “Money is the engine that powers the systems.  The systems would not exist without it nor would they even want to.

When Jesus fed the five thousand, did the people need money or food? We use money because it is how we count, the way we keep score. It is our chips in the pot.

Money is only good in the eyes that value it. The world system must keep focus and thought on it to make us think it has value. Otherwise, it loses its value, and the life blood of the world system starts to die when we realize we don’t need it.

When in the kingdom, don’t count your money because it does not count any more. It only counts if you count on it.

The Lord has taught us, He will meet our needs. He may just bring it, or He will provide money to buy it. Either way He is the supplier. I have been testing these aspects of the kingdom over and over. The bottom line is, I never run out of anything I need. A few examples I have tested: I know this may offend some, but this is the way the kingdom works. It matters not the amount of money I spend on something when I am in Him. If I spend ten dollars or twenty dollars on a steak, it matters not. If I eat at The Capital Grill or Five Guys, it matters not. If I pay twelve dollars or thirty dollars for a bottle of wine, it matters not in the kingdom. In the kingdom we are free in Him. We have no money of our own, we only spend the Father’s money.

I can feel the religious spirits rise up against what I just said, but that is ok, because I am free of those spirits now. I spent much of my Christian walk cowering to those suckers. They suck the abundant life out of us. Note: Religious spirits cannot enter the kingdom of God because there is no life in them other than what they can steal. They only produce death.  

Matt 6:33 But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.

Ps 23:1The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want (Hebrew word, lack).

Money is used to buy material things, but it cannot buy spiritual things.

When the wealth of the wicked is bestowed on us, and it will surely come, it will be a test to see if we can be trusted with it. God’s children must be tested with abundance. Will our heart be faithful toward Him, or will we start depending on earthly resources? The test is a matter of the heart.

Many years ago the Lord told me, “You can do anything you want as long as you do it in Me.” I did not understand that when He said it, but I am learning and enjoying the journey. It is limitless and free because our Lord has already paid for it all! 

On 10-14-2020 I wrote an article, Kingdom Economics. In it I explain, Jesus never used money. He is our model. Before He returns for us, He will teach us how to live just like He did.

Numerous times I have pointed to the article, This Process by Kevin Huston 10-8-2013. “This whole process is about listening to Me, hearing Me, and obeying Me.  The financial resources to come will mean something for a time, but a time is coming afterwards where these resources won't mean a thing.  The only thing left will be My voice and My direction for those who are trained.”

Bottom line of this article, Limitless Kingdom of God, is we will soon cup our hands and speak into existence what we and others need.

Gary Gay 2-27-2021

All scripture NKJV unless stated 


PART TWO - 3-5-2021

The kingdom of God is where there are unlimited resources. Where there is no lack, no time restraints, or issues with distance. Most believers can believe this for heaven, but not so much here on earth.

 If you are interested, the next step is to step out into the deep. What does that look like? The look is very unfamiliar. Just step out in faith trusting the Father to catch you if you have made an incorrect decision. You will not make the wrong decision because your act of faith has pleased the Father. Faith is spelled r-i-s-k. It is where joy is found, and life is lived. What do you have to lose but the mundane?

Years ago someone said to me, “Gary you press the envelope.” Then the Father said to me, “There is no envelope.” He had already told me to go where no man has ever gone. That is my call. What is yours? Are you being obedient to it? If your calling is not bigger than you, then I would surely question if it is from the Lord.

How can we fulfill our calling if we stay in the shallows? Deep calls unto deep, launch out, throw your cares to the wind. The Father holds the wind. Will we hold onto our life and try and save it? Save it for what? Will we hold onto a puny morsel or exchange it for a limitless supply of more than enough? Only when we give it up to Him will we be free in Him and possess everything. It is the Father’s good pleasure to give us the kingdom (See Luke 12:32).

 As a new Christian, Robin Bullock’s family was hungry and all he had was ten dollars. The Lord said, “I can’t give you more till you use what you have.”  They went to a fast-food restaurant and bought hot dogs. Before he got home, he had twenty dollars. 

It takes more faith to spend money than to save money. Daily bread is just that, daily. “So, what’s in your wallet?” The loaves and the fish await!

In January 2016, the Lord directed us to go out of Naples, but He gave us no destination. He had done this before. We stopped in Tampa at a motel having no idea what to do or where to go. It was “season” in Florida, so the rates were high.

While staying there, our brother Kevin got a word for us. The Lord said, "Tell them to wait I am coming.  It’s part of their training, it’s part of their training, it’s part of their training; it’s a very important part of their training…” The impression Kevin got was this was a sacred time between us and the Lord.

We got three other words from the Lord telling us to wait.  Two words to rest, one word to invest, and one word to lean not to my own understanding and one word saying this was the end of the road.

We lived there for thirty days till all our money was gone except for just enough for food and gas. As we headed back to Naples, Sandy and I prayed that the Lord would restore the money we had before we left Naples on a trip that made no sense to us, but we were obedient to do as He said.  By the time we arrived back in Naples, the Lord had put more than double back into our account. We have walked with the Lord over forty-one years. We can give testimony of hundreds of times the Lord has done amazing last minute “come throughs” for us. Each time the test comes with, “Will you trust me now?”

If you want for yourself what you have just read, even though you may be saying, “Yes but!” you are ready and have enough to take the next step. 2 Cor 8:12 “For if there is first a willing mind, it is accepted according to what one has, and not according to what he does not have”. Our willing mind is enough when we step out on the word. The Father’s word to us is always “Come”. Each step we take is rewarded by more of Him and the kingdom. Enoch kept stepping toward Him because of a willing mind and He walked right into heaven. The Father gave an invitation to John on the Isle of Patmos. It was “Come up here”. He did, because first, he had a willing mind.

We walk this walk so others can, we walk this walk so others don’t have to. We walk this walk to please the Father. Oh, what joy I have when I know the Father is pleased!

The Father has taught us His resources will never run out. He has taught me that I will not die, so time means nothing. We will have time to do everything the Father wants us to do.  

Now I wait for the testimony of “distance meaning nothing”. I wait to be translated to places I have never been before. I have already experienced this in dreams not knowing whether I went there physically or not. I gave a testimony about having a dream and going to Tampa in the dream. “The Lord said, “Why do you think it was a dream?” There is a limitless kingdom for all the Fathers kids here on earth, which is just a warmup for our future.

Gary Gay 3-5-2021

All scripture NKJV

Limitless Kingdom of God

I have written about this subject often but because it is limitless, I will never run out of things to write about it. Here are a few key practical points to understand about the kingdom of God.

Time, distance, and resources are irrelevant in the kingdom.

Time: There is no time in the kingdom. Things are measured by events, not by time. Events will never run out either.

Distance: Travel is done from one place to another, not in time, because there is no time. You are just there. As you think it, it will be. “As a man thinks in his heart so he is.”

In the kingdom you can be in the past, present or the future. Whenever you jump into the invisible realm of the kingdom you will always be where you are to be. You can never mess up or be out of line.

Resources: We often equate resources to money or money to resources. Money is the life blood of the world system. “Money is the engine that powers the systems.  The systems would not exist without it nor would they even want to.

When Jesus fed the five thousand, did the people need money or food? We use money because it is how we count, the way we keep score. It is our chips in the pot.

Money is only good in the eyes that value it. The world system must keep focus and thought on it to make us think it has value. Otherwise, it loses its value, and the life blood of the world system starts to die when we realize we don’t need it.

When in the kingdom, don’t count your money because it does not count any more. It only counts if you count on it.

The Lord has taught us, He will meet our needs. He may just bring it, or He will provide money to buy it. Either way He is the supplier. I have been testing these aspects of the kingdom over and over. The bottom line is, I never run out of anything I need. A few examples I have tested: I know this may offend some, but this is the way the kingdom works. It matters not the amount of money I spend on something when I am in Him. If I spend ten dollars or twenty dollars on a steak, it matters not. If I eat at The Capital Grill or Five Guys, it matters not. If I pay twelve dollars or thirty dollars for a bottle of wine, it matters not in the kingdom. In the kingdom we are free in Him. We have no money of our own, we only spend the Father’s money.

I can feel the religious spirits rise up against what I just said, but that is ok, because I am free of those spirits now. I spent much of my Christian walk cowering to those suckers. They suck the abundant life out of us. Note: Religious spirits cannot enter the kingdom of God because there is no life in them other than what they can steal. They only produce death.  

Matt 6:33 But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.

Ps 23:1The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want (Hebrew word, lack).

Money is used to buy material things, but it cannot buy spiritual things.

When the wealth of the wicked is bestowed on us, and it will surely come, it will be a test to see if we can be trusted with it. God’s children must be tested with abundance. Will our heart be faithful toward Him, or will we start depending on earthly resources? The test is a matter of the heart.

Many years ago the Lord told me, “You can do anything you want as long as you do it in Me.” I did not understand that when He said it, but I am learning and enjoying the journey. It is limitless and free because our Lord has already paid for it all! 

On 10-14-2020 I wrote an article, Kingdom Economics. In it I explain, Jesus never used money. He is our model. Before He returns for us, He will teach us how to live just like He did.

Numerous times I have pointed to the article, This Process by Kevin Huston 10-8-2013. “This whole process is about listening to Me, hearing Me, and obeying Me.  The financial resources to come will mean something for a time, but a time is coming afterwards where these resources won't mean a thing.  The only thing left will be My voice and My direction for those who are trained.”

Bottom line of this article, Limitless Kingdom of God, is we will soon cup our hands and speak into existence what we and others need.

Gary Gay 2-27-2021

All scripture NKJV unless stated 

Not of this world


What does God mean when He tells us to live a life not of this world?

John 15:19 - If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you.

John 17:14 - I have given them your word, and the world has hated them because they are not of the world, just as I am not of the world.

John 17:16 - They are not of the world, just as I am not of the world.

John 18:36 - Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not of this world. If my kingdom were of this world, my servants would have been fighting, that I might not be delivered over to the Jews. But my kingdom is not from the world.”

1 John 2:15-17 - Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life[c]—is not from the Father but is from the world. And the world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God abides forever.

1 John 4:4 - Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.

1 John 5:19 - We know that we are from God, and the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.

Romans 12:2 - Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

There are a plethora of verses here >>>  www.openbible.info/topics/not_of_this_world


God does not want us to become spotted, contaminated, and tainted by the bad and evil things of this world. The only way that we can keep ourselves from this world is not to get too deep and friendly with the ways of this world.

God says "I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live; that you may love the Lord your God, that you may obey His voice, and that you may cling to Him, for He is your life and the length of your days” Deuteronomy 30:19

Many believers have been seduced into crossing over into some of these carnal and fleshly realms as a result of the seductive and persuasive influence of some of their co-workers or schoolmates. God the Father could not make things any more clear and plain with the revelation that He is giving us in that we are to be in the world, but not of the world. Remember, stay on your side of the fence in your walk with the Lord. Many great men and women of God have lost their calls and divine destinies because they violated this basic fundamental revelation.

Read more here >>>  https://www.bible-knowledge.com/in-world-not-of-it

A Rainbow

Whenever the rainbow appears in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and all living creatures of every kind on the earth. God said to Noah, "This is the sign of the covenant I have established between me and all life on the earth."  God put the rainbow in the sky as the sign of his promise that he would never again destroy the earth with a flood.  A rainbow promises better times to come, after the great flood it was a sign that people could go forth and multiply without fear of another calamitous drowning. The colors of the rainbow are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet.

You think you own whatever land you land on

The earth is just a dead thing you can claim

But I know every rock and tree and creature

Has a life, has a spirit, has a name

You think the only people who are people

Are the people who look and think like you

But if you walk the footsteps of a stranger

You'll learn things you never knew you never knew

Have you ever heard the wolf cry to the blue corn moon

Or asked the grinning bobcat why he grinned? 

Can you sing with all the voices of the mountain? 

Can you paint with all the colors of the wind? 

Come run the hidden pine trails of the forest

Come taste the sun-sweet berries of the earth

Come roll in all the riches all around you

And for once, never wonder what they're worth

The rainstorm and the river are my brothers

The heron and the otter are my friends

And we are all connected to each other, 

In a circle, in a hoop that never ends

Have you ever heard the wolf cry to the blue corn moon

Or let the eagle tell you where he's been

Can you sing with all the voices of the mountain? 

Can you paint with all the colors of the wind

How high does the sycamore grow? 

If you cut it down, then you'll never know

And you'll never hear the wolf cry to the blue corn moon

For whether we are white or copper-skinned

We need to sing with all the voices of the mountain

Need to paint with all the colors of the wind

You can own the earth and still

All you'll own is earth until

You can paint with all the colors of the wind

For Those That Have No Ceiling

I love to hear other people's heart dreams. They reveal aspects of God I never knew.  Never stop dreaming. If you ever want to share your dreams---pick me. One of the many neat things about dreams of your heart is you can jump in anywhere you want, and you will always end up where you want to be. It is so cool! Let Him know what you think about your dreams, He is the one that put them there.  He is listening.   

Note: Heart dreams and night dreams are sometimes connected. They often complement one another.  For those who do not have night dreams, be not concerned.  The dreams God has put in your heart will be more than enough to carry you into the "Outer rings".  However, "You will need to expand your understanding of what is possible for those who believe." Doug Addison Believing while in Christ Jesus is the "Big Key" that unlocks everything to us.

In addition, our spirit man has seen all that we are going through before the creation of the world (See Job 38:21).  How many times have we said, "Wow, I knew that"! Our spirit man is our knower; he "has been there and done that." We (our mind) often think differently than our spirit because our mind has not been renewed yet.  It wars against our spirit, our knower.  Our knower is where our heart dreams are stored for safekeeping. Proverbs 4:23 "Keep your heart with all diligence, For out of it spring the issues of life."

The Lord said to me, “Dream with those you love, and they will love you more

A friend recently sent me this note after she heard my take on dreams. (Used with permission) "Gary - These words make me cry.  This is me.  I know this about no ceiling but have doubted my dreaming bigger than I am because I don't know many who think this way. I have conversations with God about it and have seen His doors open for me continually, but I feel foolish talking to others about it, so I usually don't. My life is moving so fast - and I don't find myself at a crossroad now and then but many crossroads all the time. It is exciting - the weird thing about it is that in some ways it is scary with a beautiful, secure peace surrounding me.  I get impatient.  I want to "move" into ...it...one of my dreams, all of my dreams!  I have wanted to talk with you about it, but I don't even know what I would say!"

To my friend I say, "It has to be a little scary or it would be boring. The scary is good because it draws us closer to Him, which is where He is and where we want to be anyway.  He uses these heart dreams to draw us into Him, (the safe place). As He told my friend Kevin, "Come closer, keep coming, keep coming!"  The Father has designed us not to fail. He greases the skids at every turn with road signs that say, "Only Believe!" Believe what He says. He told me, "He will take us at our word if we take Him at His."

I believe my friend is expressing what many of us have thought but are afraid to share.  Many are afraid to dream with their heart, afraid of being disappointed or rejected. When Jesus said, "Do not cast your pearls before swine" He is talking about sharing what is precious and holy to you with those who do not care. Not everybody is going to care; they do not have that capacity.  They cannot give something they have never received. People with little or no heart dreams seldom want to hear about others dreams. Put no expectations on anyone. Pray their heart dreams will be revealed to them.

I have stretched myself as far as I can go for now, but I believe God will grant me greater dimensions. After all, the kingdom is limitless. The Lord told me in 2000, "Go where no man has ever gone."  This is a big part of my calling and I love it.  

One of the great ways to love is to share your dreams with one another.  There is a warning label on all dream boxes, "Handle with love and care."  Never disrespect someone's dreams, which would be disrespecting them. Help one another nurture bigger dreams.  

Speak life into your dreams and the dreams of others. Call forth resurrection power to come and bring life to those things that are dead

Romans 4:17-18 "God, who gives life to the dead and calls those things which do not exist as though they did; 18 who, contrary to hope, in hope believed,"

Note: There is no ceiling when we are in Christ Jesus and believe!

Gary Gay 7-1-18

We do not have to Die

John 11:20-27 Now Martha, as soon as she heard that Jesus was coming, went and met Him, but Mary was sitting in the house. 21 Now Martha said to Jesus, "Lord, if You had been here, my brother would not have died. 22 But even now I know that whatever You ask of God, God will give You."

23 Jesus said to her, "Your brother will rise again." 

24 Martha said to Him," I know that he will rise again in the resurrection at the last day."

25 Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live.  26 And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. Do you believe this?" 

27 She said to Him, "Yes, Lord, I believe that You are the Christ, the Son of God, who is to come into the world." NKJV

The Lord said to our friend Jennifer Hogue," There is a difference between believing you could live forever and knowing you won’t die. I want to move you into the latter.”  

7-18-06, the Lord gave me this word; "I Am everlasting, to everlasting life; nothing that is in Me can die! Life prevails in Me and through Me. I Am He who maintains life, as life exist!

Proverbs 23:7 "For as he thinks in his heart, so is he." NKJV   Can we believe in our heart we will not die?

John 10:10 The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly. Abundant life does not have death in it.

Note: If we have, a willing mind that is the first step to believing. Our job is not to figure it out our job is to believe. We do not understand His word first then believe. We must believe (faith) first then we will understand. That is how we came to Christ.

A Word for Gary Gay: Signs & Wonders by Tom Bieda 11-11-2004

"You are My servant; I hold a special, a special place for you, deep in My heart.

You have been loyal and faithful to what I called you to do.

Now a new time has come.  Former things are passing away.

Special blessings:

Spiritual manifestations:

Spiritual healings:

Physical touch:

Signs and wonders, miracles that cannot be explained away:

These are of the new season; this season has come.

Even now, you have been a part of them. 

Stretch forth your hand and know that I can and speak those things that are not as though they are and watch them come to pass.

For I bring you a new generation, a generation that will not pass away."

He promised me the generation He is sending to me "will not pass away."  This means they are not going to die off like those that perished in the wilderness. Because the generation He is raising up will enter His REST. 

1 Corinthians 15:51 I tell you a mystery: We shall not all sleep (die).

1 Corinthians 15:26 The last enemy to be destroyed is death.

"There will be a generation that will not die physically. Those who are alive, at the coming of the Lord; there will also be many in these last days who, like Enoch of old will be translated."  Neville Johnson

Hebrews 4:1-3 Therefore, since a promise remains of entering His rest, let us fear lest any of you seem to have come short of it. 2 For indeed the gospel was preached to us as well as to them; but the word which they heard did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in those who heard it.  3 For we who have believed do enter that rest, as He has said:" NKJV  Hebrew 4 explains the "Rest" we are to enter into. 

The Lord told me, on 1-25-18, "He is in us and we are in Him. When we enter into His rest, He has a place to rest His head in us!  He does not lay His head where there is no rest.

Justin Paul Abraham said, "The highest level of faith is rest. As we rest in Him, He rests in us. We abide in Him He abides in us."

"His Rest", was the title of the message I brought on 1-25-18 in Lake Placid, FL when we started this new journey on 1-22-18.  Little did I know I was teaching about the journey upon which we would embark.  That message was the foundation for this message "We do not have to Die."

Hebrews 9:27-28 And as it is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment, 28 so Christ was offered once to bear the sins of many. NKJV 

We, who have been born again, have already died.  When we were baptized into Christ, we also die with Christ.  Now we also have been resurrected with Christ for He is the Resurrection.  We do not have to die again!  Now that is GOOD NEWS! When I baptize someone--- I say, "Buried with Christ in death, raised to walk in a whole new life."

It is no wonder the enemy has fought this GOOD NEWS message so hard in so many ways.  His intent is to kill us.  Remember the World System is satan's system designed and operated by him. John 10:10 "The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I (Jesus) have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly."  NKJV

Colossians 3:3 For you died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

We died with Christ, we were buried with Christ, we were resurrected with Christ, and we live, move, and have our being in Christ. We do not have to die again!

The Lord said to me, "Life has no end, death has an end and it is never our friend."

Hebrews 2:8-9 But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels, for the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor, that He, by the grace of God, might taste death for everyone.

Romans 8:1-11 There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit. 2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death. 3 For what the law could not do in that it was weak through the flesh, God did by sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, on account of sin: He condemned sin in the flesh, 4 that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. 5 For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit. 6 For to be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. 7 Because the carnal mind is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, nor indeed can be. 8 So then, those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

9 But you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. Now if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he is not His. 10 And if Christ is in you, the body is dead because of sin, but the Spirit is life because of righteousness. 11 But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you. NKJV

Evidence that John did not die:

John 13:23-25 Now there was leaning on Jesus' bosom one of His disciples, whom Jesus loved. 24 Simon Peter therefore motioned to him to ask who it was of whom He spoke.

25 Then, leaning back on Jesus' breast, he said to Him, "Lord, who is it?" NKJV

The above scripture refers to John who was at rest on Jesus' bosom.  John was the disciple that was the closest to Jesus throughout the gospels.  He had intimacy with Jesus, which is the foundation for entering into the promises of God.

John 21:20-23 Then Peter, turning around, saw the disciple whom Jesus loved following, who also had leaned on His breast at the supper, and said, "Lord, who is the one who betrays You?" 21 Peter, seeing him, said to Jesus, "But Lord, what about this man?"

22 Jesus said to him, "If I will that he remain till I come, what is that to you? You follow Me." 

23 Then this saying went out among the brethren that this disciple would not die. Yet Jesus did not say to him that he would not die, but, "If I will that he remain till I come, what is that to you?"  Here is a major clue.  Jesus did not say John would or would not die.  However, Jesus puts this clue in plain sight by the way He answered Peter.

Revelation 10:11 and he said to me, "You (John) must prophesy again about many peoples, nations, tongues, and kings."  John has not done this yet.  However, the time is coming when he will.

In addition to the aforementioned verses, there is no evidence that John died.  After they tried to kill him by boiling him in oil, John was banished to the Isle of Patmos.  This is where he wrote the Book of Revelation.

There are verses giving evidence that we can live and not die and the aging process reversed for some.  I have had many prophetic dreams about Sandy and me that confirm this.

May I suggest you start your own faith folder of verses so your faith, trust and rest can increase by meditating on them. Verses will start to jump out at you as you ask for revelation and evidence.  Because you have read this word and you are born again, the Lord will confirm this word if you ask.

His Rest

His Rest is a precondition of not having to die. 

A few months back the Lord began expanding the revelation of the crossing into the “Promise land.” Joshua 3.  There is an amazing teaching in this chapter.  The point is; the last requirement for God’s people before we receive the promises of God (the Promised Land) is to enter into His rest

Joshua 3:13 "And it shall come to pass, as soon as the soles of the feet of the priests who bear the ark of the LORD, the Lord of all the earth, shall rest in the waters of the Jordan, that the waters of the Jordan shall be cut off, the waters that come down from upstream, and they shall stand as a heap." NKJV   

As the Priest carrying the Presence of God, (represents born again believers), stepped into the turbulence of the water carrying the presence of God, they were at rest.  Meaning the turbulence of the situation (overflowing river) did not disturb them.  John 16:33 "In the world you will have tribulation; (turbulence) but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world." NKJV   He has overcome the world and so can we, by entering into His REST!

He is our rest!  In 2008 Feb 29, Leap year day we started our journey, for the past 10 years, of moving like the children of Israel did from placed to place. He said repeatedly to me for three days, "Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head." (See Matthew 8:20) I did not understand what he meant at the time.  On 1-25-18,  He told me what He meant 10 years ago.  "He is in us and we are in Him. When we enter into His rest, He has a place to rest His head in us!  He does not lay His head where there is no rest.

Gary Gay 3-29-18  

Transitioning and Transformation

As God is transitioning (moving) us, He is also transforming us. Transformation is the process. The journey transforms us; the destination reveals who we have become.

The Children of Israel that came out of Egypt, that were nineteen years old or under, had forty years of classroom study before they graduated and were prepared to possess the promises of God.

Almost every day I find myself thinking differently. Often, I struggle to express how I feel or why I am thinking differently. I suspect most, if not all in the Body of Christ, feel and think the same way. I think to myself, “How can I express what is happening to me?” Not that I have to tell someone, but I find it necessary to tell myself the answer. “Am I losing it, or have I already lost it? Am I right where I am supposed to be?”

Take heart, all of these are good questions. 

Some in the Body are so busy; they are oblivious to what is happening. Trying to figure out how all of “this” (whatever that is) is going to happen is futile, a waste of time and effort. Knowing personally who is in complete charge and trusting Him implicitly is the only answer we need. This process culminates in RESTING in Him.

In 2008 I was in a meeting where Bob Jones gave a 100 year prophecy. Each ten years the topic God was working on in the Body of Christ changed. Bob said, “The 2020's reveal the Rest of God. To where you can rest from your labors and God will work His work through you in your rest and in your peace.”

We all have hopes, dreams and desires, even if it is just for a better tomorrow. Many have this but are afraid to admit it because they do not want to be disappointed. You have heard this from me in several articles over the years, but we must remember it to grow from it. Question, Where did your heart’s desire come from? Did you put it there or did your heavenly Father? Was it not the Father who put the desire for a son in the heart of Abraham and Sarah? They waited twenty four years for the fulfillment of God’s promise.

I heard a sigh. “But Gary I don’t have 24 years!” That is what Abraham and Sarah thought also. I thought the same thing back in 2011. The Father pulled me up short and said, “I hold time in My hands.” Well that was the end of that discussion. I had no rebuttal. He has made it abundantly clear that time, distance and resources are of no consequence in the Kingdom of God. Are you In Christ? If so, you are in the Kingdom.

Years ago, I asked my good friend Charles Newbold to share how he sees the journey into the Kingdom.  This explanation helped me immensely to understand how I got here.

"The Bible teaches that we see the Kingdom of God, we enter the kingdom, and we inherit the Kingdom. I think these three occur in the order listed. We have to see it before we can enter it. We have to enter it before we can inherit it. Yet, in some mysterious way, the very instant we see it, we enter it. The very instant we enter it, we inherit it. In addition to seeing, we are to receive the Kingdom of God if we are to enter it.” Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the Kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein.’” Charles Newbold

As Jesus was transfigured on the mountain, so must the Body of Christ be transformed to complete the journey.

 Gary Gay 1-30-2021

When God gives you a Mantle


Prophets were known for wearing mantles as a sign of their calling from God. Mantles are also called cloaks and robes. The prophet Elijah “threw his cloak around Elisha as a symbol of Elijah’s ministry being passed on to Elisha. The prophet’s mantle was an indication of his authority and responsibility as God’s chosen spokesman  2 Kings 2:8 Then Elijah took his cloak and rolled it up and struck the water, and the water was parted to the one side and to the other, till the two of them could go over on dry ground. Elisha was not confused as to what Elijah was doing; the putting on of his mantle made his election clear.

The mantle as a symbol of the Holy Spirit 2 Kings 2:14 Then he took the cloak of Elijah that had fallen from him and struck the water, saying, “Where is the Lord, the God of Elijah?” And when he had struck the water, the water was parted to the one side and to the other, and Elisha went over. Elisha takes the mantle that had “fallen” from Elijah, similar to how Jesus received the Spirit “descending” on Him at His baptism in  Matthew 3:16 when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him. The audible voice of God in Matthew 3:17 and behold, a voice from heaven said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.” confirms Jesus as God’s chosen servant. Isaiah 42:1 Behold my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen, in whom my soul delights; I have put my Spirit upon him, he will bring forth justice to the nations.

“falling” of the Spirit in Acts 8:15–16 who came down and prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit, for he had not yet fallen on any of them, but they had only been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. 

Acts 10:44 While Peter was still saying these things, the Holy Spirit fell on all who heard the word.

It’s only after Elisha takes the fallen mantle that he performs miraculous works 2 Kings 2:21 Then he went to the spring of water and threw salt in it and said, “Thus says the Lord, I have healed this water; from now on neither death nor miscarriage shall come from it.

The Holy Spirit is the Person who empowers God’s people to do God’s work.  Micah 3:8 But as for me, I am filled with power, with the Spirit of the Lord, and with justice and might, to declare to Jacob his transgression and to Israel his sin.

Matthew 12:28 But if it is by the Spirit of God that I cast out demons, then the kingdom of God has come upon you. 

Ephesians 3:16 that according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being,


The mantle served a symbolic purpose, in the case of the prophets, showing they were wrapped in God’s authority. Like all imagery in the Old Testament, the mantle presents a visible representation of a New Testament principle. The mantle can be seen as a symbol of the anointing of the Holy Spirit whom God so graciously gives to all people of His choosing.

1 Thessalonians 1:5–6 because our gospel came to you not only in word, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction. You know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your sake. And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you received the word in much affliction, with the joy of the Holy Spirit,

1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light

A ‘mantle’ is a Scriptural symbol for a calling, a ministry, an anointing given to individuals by God. A mantle is not ours for the choosing, it is determined ahead of time by God. The desire God places in our hearts is just one indication, among other confirmations, of the calling that is ours. Joseph was robed in garments that represented his position as ruler next to Pharoah in Egypt. Genesis 41:42.  He didn’t go from being a youngster with prophetic dreams directly to the palace. He wore a succession of mantles, being faithful with each, and so it is for us.

Father God is seeing the big picture, from Heaven’s perspective. Your Father wants to reveal to you what He is up to, even if you are feeling today as though you are in the midst of the trial or long period of waiting in relation to your calling. He wants to show you how he is redeeming those trials, even the failures, and how He is using them for His purposes. It is not too late, like Joseph, and Elisha, as you stay faithful and committed in the long haul, you will ultimately receive the mantle God has for you. And the ministry God has for you will be above and beyond anything you could ever have dreamed.


parts taken from

Helen Calder as prophetic people, we are often drawn to the story of Elijah’s mantle. 

I did not use this, but it is a great read

hidden things will eventually be seen in the light


Mark 4:22 - For there is nothing which is hidden except that it should be made manifest; nor has taken place a secret thing, but that it should come to light.

Body of Christ on the Mount of Transfiguration

Matt 17:1-8 Now after six days Jesus took Peter, James, and John his brother, led them up on a high mountain by themselves; 2 and He was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and His clothes became as white as the light. 3 And behold, Moses and Elijah appeared to them, talking with Him. 4 Then Peter answered and said to Jesus, "Lord, it is good for us to be here; if You wish, let us make here three tabernacles: one for You, one for Moses, and one for Elijah."

5 While he was still speaking, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them; and suddenly a voice came out of the cloud, saying, "This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased. Hear Him!" 6 And when the disciples heard it, they fell on their faces and were greatly afraid. 7 But Jesus came and touched them and said, "Arise, and do not be afraid."  8 When they had lifted up their eyes, they saw no one but Jesus only.”

Only the disciples of Jesus that were the closest (intimate) to Jesus, saw the glory of God and heard the Fathers voice. They were the prototype representing the sons that were to come. They were shown the future which is here now and beyond on the mountain of the glory of God. Remember, “Rev 19:10 For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.” Jesus always precedes prophecy. He always goes before us to prepare the way. Hallelujah!

Moses representing the deliverance and the destruction of the enemies of God and His children at the Red Sea. Elijah representing destroying the false gods on Mount Carmel and bringing revival to God’s children.

Note: All this happened as Jesus was transfigured and glorified. This brings us to where we are now. The Body of Christ, like Jesus must be transformed to complete the journey.

God has set the stage to show off and the unbelieving world including believers will be blown away when He delivers His surprise package of glory. This is a Red sea crossing of Moses and the time of Elijah. The whole earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of God. The sons of God are about to be glorified. They will arise and shine.   

Rom. 8:18-19 For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us. 19 For the earnest expectation of the creation eagerly waits for the revealing of the sons of God.

Isa 60:1-3Arise, shine;

For your light has come!

And the glory of the LORD is risen upon you.

2 For behold, the darkness shall cover the earth,

And deep darkness the people;

But the LORD will arise over you,

And His glory will be seen upon you.  (As Jesus was glorified by God, so will the revealed sons of God be glorified.)

3 The Gentiles shall come to your light,

And kings to the brightness of your rising.”

Note: All people and governments of all tongues and nations shall come to those that shine. Like Jesus was glorified, so will His disciples be that have followed Him through thick and thin. They are the ones the Father can trust with His power and glory.

As we move into the period of uprooting and the destruction of the wicked, the world will come for answers. We are shown in Isa 60 the future and it is now! Rejoice and do not listen to man for the answers are hidden from him, because he does not seek Him but listen to those that do not know Him. When we listen to man, it takes life from us as it steals and sucks life from us. Jesus is only where life is, not where life is not. Hang out with Jesus and you will have life and truth.

Ps 1:1 Blessed is the man Who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly.

Gary Gay 1-7-2021

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Find Great Peace for Your Soul and Spirit

It has been many years since I taught on this subject. However, I have dusted it off and added some new revelation.

If you are willing to follow these instructions and not try and take short cuts, you will find great peace for yourself and your home.

Important to note: Water and the word are joined at the hip so to speak. Water is the subordinate to the word. It will always yield to the word and follow the words instructions.

The word washes us, torments the demons and drives out darkness from our souls and homes. The following scriptures validate this. As the Body of Christ, the Lord Himself washes us to sanctify and cleanse us. Jesus is the word, and out of us will come rivers of living water.

 Eph 5:25-27 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for her, 26 that He might sanctify and cleanse her with the washing of water by the word, 27 that He might present her to Himself a glorious church, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but that she should be holy and without blemish.

Matt 8:28-29 When He had come to the other side, to the country of the Gergesenes, there met Him two demon-possessed men, coming out of the tombs, exceedingly fierce, so that no one could pass that way. 29 And suddenly they cried out, saying, "What have we to do with You, Jesus, You Son of God? Have You come here to torment us before the time?"

John 9:5 As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world."

Jesus is the word in every form, whether we talk with Him face to face, listen, read or meditate on it. Its benefits are numerous and extremely beneficial. When we believe and apply the word to our lives in any form, it works because “the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword,” as we see in Heb 4 :12.

Apply these instructions. 

Listen to the audio version of the word and play it out loud in your home, office or car whenever possible. Be consistent. The more it permeates you and your home, the better you are. Play the bible on CD or use your PC and go to Bible Gateway https://classic.biblegateway.com/resources/audio/?recording=nkjv-bubb

Pick out the version of the bible you like and rest in the word. You can go about your work around the house. You can fall asleep listening to it. Let it play night and day if you like. Start in Genesis and play through Revelation. Put it on loop so it doesn’t stop. You will find the atmosphere in your home will change.

You will need to stop listening to the news and your friends that insist on dragging you into a conversation about the news. When the smoke clears you will find God has perfected that which concerns you.

Ps 138:7-8 “Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revive me;

You will stretch out Your hand

Against the wrath of my enemies,

And Your right hand will save me.

8 The LORD will perfect that which concerns me;

Your mercy, O LORD, endures forever;

Do not forsake the works of Your hands.”

Note: When we believe the word, trust the word, and do the word, all is well.

This is very simple, and oh so beneficial. It will change your life.

Gary Gay 1-6-2021

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The Path of Destiny

by BILL BURNS: God's order established in our lives will bring us into prophetic alignment.  The Spirit of the Lord will position us to move us through the spiritual door that reveals the pathway that leads to the fulfillment of destiny.

Destiny points to our destination, which ultimately is eternal life.

John 3:16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.

Here are some steps along the Path of Destiny:

1.  To know Jesus and have personal relationship with Him.

Philippians 3:8-10 Yet indeed I also count all things loss for the excellence of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them as rubbish, that I may gain Christ and be found in Him, not having my own righteousness, which is from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which is from God by faith; that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death.

2.  To be led by the Holy Spirit

Romans 8:13-14  For if you live according to the flesh you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.  For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.

3.  To be an overcomer

Revelation 3:12 "He who overcomes, I will make him a pillar in the temple of My God, and he shall go out no more. And I will write on him the name of My God and the name of the city of My God, the New Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from My God. And I will write on him My new name."

Overcome what?  Overcome temptations from Satan and the works of the flesh.

James 4:7  Therefore submit to God.  Resist the devil and he will flee from you.

Galatians 5:24  And those who are Christ's have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.

4.  To Live In Victory

1 Timothy 6:12  Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, to which you were also called and have confessed the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.

2 Corinthians 2:14  Now thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place.

5. To Grow In Knowledge of God

2 Peter 3:18  but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  To Him be the glory both now and forever.

1 Peter 2:2  as newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby.

6.  Grow In Faith

1 Peter 1:6-7   In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you have been grieved by various trials, that the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious than gold that perishes, though it is tested by fire, may be found to praise, honor, and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

7.  Develop Fruit

Galatians 5:22-23   But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

Tools of Grace by which Destiny is Secured!

1.  Authority

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

2.  Armor of God

Ephesians 6:13-17 Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.  Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; above all, taking the shield of faith with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.

3.  Prayer

Ephesians 6:18 praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to this end with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints--

And spiritual warfare.

Matthew 18:18  "Assuredly, I say to you, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven."

4.  Faith

Mark 11:22-24  So Jesus answered and said to them, "Have faith in God.  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.  Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them."

5.  Gifts of the Spirit (as needed)

1 Corinthians 12:7-11  But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one for the profit of all: for to one is given the word of wisdom through the Spirit, to another the word of knowledge through the same Spirit, to another faith by the same Spirit, to another gifts of healings by the same Spirit, to another the working of miracles, to another prophecy, to another discerning of spirits, to another different kinds of tongues, to another the interpretation of tongues. But one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing to each one individually as He wills.

The Path in 2021

Psalm 16:11  You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.

This pathway will lead to spiritual understanding of God's purposes for each of us.  There will be designated places on this path that will become flash points of God's glory, which will transform and enlighten our spirits.

Proverbs 20:27  The spirit of man is the lamp of the Lord, searching all the inner depths of his heart.

Let the journey begin as we each walk the path that reveals destiny!