We are missing the mark with reparations

shutterstock_1321069454 By R Wellen PhotographyLet me start by saying that I am soberly aware of the profoundly heavy, gut-wrenching, heart-breaking, and polarizing nature of this topic. And even in stating this, I am confident that my awareness and appreciation for the veracity, agony, complexity of this issue, and what it invokes, is sorely lacking and belies its due diligence.

Nevertheless, I feel compelled to speak on this weighty matter, after having my conscience pricked, and wrestling with it for many months. As a man, I often try to seek God’s heart on matters big and small; albeit, not always with success.  I try to put aside my own fallible and faulty fleshly unctions and self-righteous indignations that I truly have no legitimate claim to, and rise above the weeds of opinions of others for less than altruistic purposes.

It’s not easy, but it is necessary toward the needed healing, restoration, and reconciliation that is, what I believe, the remedy for this atrocity that has never been properly acknowledged.  This is the real root of the issue: the opening of one of the most heinous and hideous doors in the history of our great nation (and yes, this is a great nation) that has never been shut.  We need to address the root issue which opened this door, so that we can properly close this shameful and lingering chapter that has left a great stain and an open self-inflicted wound on this majestic country.  Reparations are merely a symptom with which to woefully and inadequately apply a band aid on something so deep and stench-filled.

To recommend, subscribe to, and support reparations is to dismiss, dilute, cheapen, and silence the blood of those, denigrated and destroyed by these carnages, that cries out from the soil of this nation’s past. These precious sons and daughters, many of whom were brought here against their will, taken captive, and savagely and mercilessly abused and slaughtered by this nation’s ancestors, deserve better. These previous sons and daughters, their sons and daughters, and their seed deserve better than a band aid.

Please understand that I love my country, this One Great Nation Under God. I do and will forever stand for the flag, and kneel for the cross. This, in my opinion, is the greatest nation on earth, and I count myself blessed to live here. Because I think so highly of our great nation, we have an even greater responsibility to right this wrong that has never been dealt with at its core—the root.  I am not here to pass blame, as blame-naming is one of the great strategies of the enemy to keep a people, or a nation, from truly stepping into the healing, restoration, and reconciliation needed to be applied for something so seemingly insurmountable as slavery.

This being said, we must acknowledge and accept responsibility that, while this nation was being birthed, its birthing process was contaminated, and the birth defect that resulted and still remains has never been properly dealt with; therefore, it remains unhealed and unfortunately intact.

As a man of God, I try to seek wisdom and direction in His infallible, immutable, sovereign, healing, restoring, and grace-filled Word: “If my people, which are called by My name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land” (2 Chronicles 2:14).  This is what I believe we must do, as a people, as a nation, to address the root issue, the root cause of this devastating injustice, to close and heal this wound, this birth defect, and to shut and seal the doors permanently that were opened way back when.

And it must come from the head, the President of the United States.  I am not singling out any one president.  I have been hopeful for years throughout the succession of US Presidents from either party, for one to stand up during his or her term and make a public acknowledgement, as the highest representative of this nation, to ask forgiveness for this grievous wrong-doing. To truly call a day for this nation to repent so that this wound can be healed, and this door properly closed.  And to publicly find a proper representation of living ancestors of slaves, who are willing to forgive on behalf of their ancestors, those who committed these vicious acts of barbarism and sin against them. The president needs to stand in the gap to seek such forgiveness; and these precious souls need to stand in the gap and to forgive what we have done as a nation—past and present.

And then a bipartisan Congress must act, ratifying a day: a national day of repentance to commence each year so we can look back and remember, not the sins of our fathers; but instead, the day that our president stood up, asked for, and received forgiveness on behalf of a nation, on behalf of its citizens (past, present, and future) from the gracious heart of those trodden underfoot in unimaginable ways, which brought the Healing Hand of God to rain down the Balm of Gilead. To record such a great day that our forgiven nation was finally reconciled to its past, restored to its future, set free, and able to move forward anew; no longer mired with this lingering stench or foul residue, stepping into her glorious destiny, with nothing missing, nothing lacking, and no sorrow added.

May God bless us all, and may God continue to bless these great United States of America.

With warmest regards,

Matthew

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Are you among the ‘Blessed Are…?’ (full radio message)

We hear a lot about God wanting to prosper us, and wanting us to prosper. So what does this really mean, and how does prospering in the Ultimate Giver’s Way look? Are you ready to put on and walk in God’s abundance and overflow? I bet it will look good on you! Where to start and what to wear? It starts with an attitude; and more specifically, The Beatitudes. Join me on the mountaintop where Jesus spoke these beautiful words and gave us the winning strategy of the “blessed are…” after basking in one minute of intro music.

Join me every Wednesday from 7.30-8PM EST/6.30-7PM CST on the Stellar award-winning Soar Radio Network as we experience God as Elaleh (El-aw-lay’), God Who Ascends. You can listen in by downloading the app from the play store, or by visiting www.soarradio.com.

For people who want to see “the more” materialize in their lives.

God bless!

Matthew
www.SuperNaturalLifeCoach.com


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Beware of the ‘unspoken but’ (full radio message)

Do you have certain matters before the Lord, Family? Are you counting on God to move mightily (or not so mightily, but equally as pressing) on your behalf? Is that certain ‘thing’ that you thought would be way past resolved still stubbornly in the way? Hmm. Then maybe you have an ‘unspoken but’ problem that is preventing you from fully getting behind what you are believing God to do in you, for you, or on your behalf. It’s time to go behind the scenes and find out! Enjoy one minute of intro music before sneaking out the back door for your breakthrough.

Join me every Wednesday from 7.30-8PM EST/6.30-7PM CST on the Stellar award-winning Soar Radio Network as we experience God as Elaleh (El-aw-lay’), God Who Ascends. You can listen in by downloading the app from the play store, or by visiting www.soarradio.com.

For people who want to see “the more” materialize in their lives.

God bless!

Matthew
www.SuperNaturalLifeCoach.com

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The Book of Anointings

Greetings Family,

I am pleased to announce the release of my new book, The Book of Anointings, which is available through my website as a downloadable PDF eBook for $5.

Webster’s Dictionary defines “anoint” as “to officially or formally choose (someone) to do or to be something.” When God anoints an individual, He sends His Holy Spirit to smear that person with a spiritual endowment that equips and enables them to step into and carry out their God-given plan and purpose here on earth. Simply put, an anointing is God’s Power on us to do good—the specific good He has created us to do.

The Lord began speaking to my spirit back in November 2018 regarding this up-and-coming New Year, saying that 2019 will be a year where He releases His Anointings upon those who have been sincerely crying out for more.

The Lord had me to press in and seek Him over these past three months to identify 75 anointings available to you. I have written about them here, in this new book, The Book of Anointings, which is available as an easily downloadable PDF eBook for $5 through my website, www.SuperNaturalLifeCoach.com.  Just click on the products and services page, add to cart, and download your copy today.

Every person has the eligibility, capacity, and potential for God’s anointing. In truth, God has a plan and a purpose already stored up for each and every one of us.  One of His great desires is that we ask Him to release us into who He called us to be, and what He called us to do—our Divine Destiny and Kingdom eternal purpose.

The Great Endower echoes this truth throughout the Universe with a resounding rub of reverberation: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future” (Jeremiah 29:11).

This will be an unprecedented year for many, Family. This will be a year where God mixes the former and the latter rains, and a year where the sower will overtake the reaper.

This is going to be a year of equipping like we have never seen.  So, get ready for God to fit and fashion you with who He called you to be, and what He called you to do.

I pray that God break through for you, and bless you in ways that you never thought possible, above and beyond anything you could ever ask or imagine!

Get Ready to step into your banner year. Get Ready, Get Set, GO!

Click on the link below to learn more, and to purchase your eCopy today!

https://supernaturallifecoach.com/product/the-book-of-anointings-pdf-ebook/

With warmest regards,

Matthew

Resting in God’s YES! (Full radio recording)

2 Corinthians 1:20 testifies from the highest mountaintops “For all the promises of God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen, to the Glory of God through us.” So, what really is our Forever Father’s Yes and Amen? I truly believe this is a season of resting in God’s most assured Yes. How do we get to that place? I am glad you asked. Break through to your rest after listening to one minute of intro music.

Join me every Wednesday from 7.30-8PM EST/6.30-7PM CST on the Stellar award-winning Soar Radio Network as we experience God as Elaleh (El-aw-lay’), God Who Ascends. You can listen in by downloading the app from the play store, or by visiting www.soarradio.com.

For people who want to see “the more” materialize in their lives.

God bless!

Matthew
www.SuperNaturalLifeCoach.com


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The Sound of Agreement (Full radio recording)

Agreement has a sound. And agreeing with God in what you are believing Him to do for you is no different. I have been standing on and believing God for something really big, Family. This was a trusting out of a great need rather than want.  This was one of those times when God was my only option.  I really needed Him to come through, because I could not allow my mind, or my heart, to role play any other scenario.  As pressing as this sounds (and I was pressing!), I think our Divine Daddy dotes especially proud during these ‘no other option’ times, because we give Him the opportunity, voluntarily or not, to really show Himself strong to us, for us, and on our behalf. Father God shines especially bright when He is the only One who can do it. When God is our only option, then He gets all the glory and honor.  As fond as I am of this notion, the reality is a different story—stretching me past my limits and breaking me through to new ground.

The breakthrough came one night, while I was having yet another irrational wrestling match with every fiber in my being, when I heard the Lord say very clearly: “the bells are ringing in your favor. What has been rung cannot be unrung.” It took me a few moments to comprehend and wrap my mind around this reverberation of revelation.

Learn how to resound with the agreement of heaven after harmonizing with one minute of intro music.

Join me every Wednesday from 7.30-8PM EST/6.30-7PM CST on the Stellar award-winning Soar Radio Network as we experience God as Elaleh (El-aw-lay’), God Who Ascends. You can listen in by downloading the app from the play store, or by visiting www.soarradio.com.

For people who want to see “the more” materialize in their lives.

God bless!

Matthew
www.SuperNaturalLifeCoach.com


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