Well, then I had a problem; I had done something that from my traditional teaching I didn’t believe in, so I had to find chapter and verse, IT IS WRITTEN.
It lead me to Exodus, chapter twenty and verse five which says, “I the LORD thy GOD am a jealous GOD, visiting the iniquities of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of those who do not obey MY WORD”, and again in Deuteronomy chapter twenty-three and verse two and three, “A bastard shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD; even to his tenth generation shall he not enter into the congregation of the LORD. An Ammonite or Moabite shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD; even to their tenth generation shall they not enter into the congregation of the LORD for ever:”
And in Deuteronomy chapter twenty-one and verse twenty-three it says, “His body shall not remain all night upon the tree, but thou shalt in any wise bury him that day; (for he that is hanged is accursed of God;) that thy land be not defiled, which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance.” Which leads to Galatians chapter three and verse thirteen, “Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree:”. This says that JESUS became our curse.
Then the LORD impressed me to read John three, verse sixteen – let us examine the verse. It says, “For GOD so loved the world, that HE gave HIS only begotten SON.” This is a wonderful statement. Is all the world saved? No. Why not? Because we have to finish the verse: “HE gave HIS only begotten SON, that whosoever believeth in (or on) HIM should not perish, but have everlasting life.” DO you see? You have to appropriate – apply – and believe, that the blood of the LORD JESUS shed at Calvary washes and cleanses you from ALL SIN.
The same is true with the fact that JESUS became our curse (yours and mine), but only if you appropriate or apply it for you or someone else’s behalf as you pray for them in JESUS’ name, and that HE became our curse that you have authority to break ancestral curses that you are under because of your sins, or the sins that you have inherited from your ancestor. You say you don’t believe that? Well, since that encounter that Sunday morning with the inherited curse of diabetes (now eating blood is not the only cause of diabetes, but I know that it is one cause) I have prayed for hundreds of people and seen them set free from many curses, especially in the area of sexual sins, a ten-generation curse.
In Deuteronomy chapter twenty-seven and verse ten it says, “Thou shalt therefore obey the voice of the LORD thy GOD, and do HIS commandments and HIS statutes, which I command thee this day.” GOD does not ask us if we want to obey. HE says that we are to obey HIS voice and DO HIS COMMANDMENTS. Our rebellion against GOD’S WORD has allowed satan a legal right to our bodies. The consequences are sickness and disease, because you and your ancestors have not obeyed IT IS WRITTEN. Yet when the children of Israel came out of Egypt, Psalms one hundred five, verse thirty seven says, “He brought them forth also with silver and gold: and there was not one feeble person among their tribes.”
Then GOD tells them and us what will happen when we disobey HIS WORD – IT IS WRITTEN. In Deuteronomy chapter twenty-eight, verses fifty-eight through sixty-two, “If thou wilt not observe to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, that thou mayest fear (reverence, honor) this glorious and fearful name, THE LORD THY GOD; Then the LORD will make thy plagues wonderful, and the plagues of thy seed, even great plagues, and of long continuance, and sore sicknesses, and of long continuance. Moreover HE will bring upon thee all the diseases of Egypt, which thou wast afraid of; and they shall cleave unto thee. Also every sickness, and every plague, which is not written in the book of this law, them will the LORD bring upon thee, until thou be destroyed. And ye shall be left few in number, whereas ye were as the stars of heaven for multitude; because thou wouldest not obey the voice of the LORD thy God.”
We have seen from the medical world that eating the unclean or scavengers brings sickness. Now, GOD has told us this over 3,000 years ago, but we are so smart, masters of our own destiny that we can do as we like. Is that so? Remember, GOD said, IT IS WRITTEN, in verses fifty-nine and sixty that we just read, “And every sickness”. So you will die before your promised time of seventy years because you will not obey the voice of the LORD thy GOD. IT IS WRITTEN.
Adam and Eve were told not to eat certain things, but they did anyway. We are told not to eat certain things, but we do anyway. Adam and Eve got the consequences and we suffer for it today. We eat what GOD said we are not to, so we get the consequence – sickness – and so do our children, to the fourth generation because of our rebellion. Adam and Eve ate in rebellion, and we do today – there has been no change in 6,000 years. Because man believes that he is wiser than GOD, you can do what you want – you can eat what you want, just like Adam and Eve did, and it brought death to mankind.
In Psalms one hundred nineteen, verse ninety-seven through one hundred five, Ezra says, “O how love I thy LAW! It is my meditation all the day. Thou through THY commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies: for they are ever with me. I have more understanding than all my teachers: for THY testimonies are my meditation. I understand more than the ancients, because I keep THY precepts. I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I might keep THY WORD. I have not departed from THY judgments: for THOU hast taught me. How sweet are THY words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth! Through THY precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way. THY WORD is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.”
And in Proverbs chapter four, verses twenty through twenty-two, “MY son, attend to MY words; incline thine ear unto MY sayings. Let them not depart from thine eyes; keep them in the midst of thine heart. For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh.”
I don’t know about you, but I want life and want to obey GOD’S Word, IT IS WRITTEN, because I want to. I am not looking for a loop hole in GOD’S WORD to satisfy my own flesh. If you want to get to heaven in a hurry, eat anything you want and it will happen. I am here to fulfill GOD’S purpose for my life, for HIM.
In I John chapter five, verse three, it tells us, “For this is the love of GOD, that we keep HIS commandments: and HIS commandments are not grievous.” In Genesis chapter six and verse three it says, “And the LORD said, MY spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.” And no where in the scripture is this promise ever revoked.
In Deuteronomy chapter thirty-four and verse seven it says, “And Moses was an hundred and twenty years old when he died: his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated.”
And Psalms ninety, verse ten says, “The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.” GOD has guaranteed us seventy years and if you die before you reach seventy, sin has allowed satan to rob you – either through your own disobedience to GOD”S WORD or your ancestors. Obeying GOD’S LAW of the clean and unclean will add years to your life.
As I write this I am racing towards my 82nd year, and Erma is 80. Moses started his ministry at 80, and I am looking for my part of the 120 that we are promised as we labor in and for the KINGDOM.
Do you think GOD had a reason for telling Noah in Genesis chapter seven and verse two: “Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female.” GOD had Noah separate the clean and unclean that came over the flood with Noah. Now, Noah already had to know which was which. Did you ever wonder why there was an odd clean animal? Genesis, chapter eight and verse twenty tells us, “And Noah builded an altar unto the LORD; and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt offerings on the altar.”
JESUS became our offering and fulfilled the laws of sacrifice at Calvary – the LAMB SLAIN BEFORE THE FOUNDATION OF THE WORLD. But HE did not change the laws of the statutes, which are in force today just as the day they were given, whether I want to obey them or not. If I do, I will receive the blessings of GOD in Deuteronomy chapter twenty-eight, and not the curses of Deuteronomy chapter twenty-seven.
GOD gave us HIS food laws to give us health and to protect us from the diseases of Egypt. When we disobey GOD’S health laws, it is sin, and that gives satan a legal right to our physical bodies, hence, we invite the diseases of Egypt upon ourselves.
JESUS said in John chapter ten, verse ten, “The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I AM come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.”
JESUS is the WORD, the WORD is JESUS, and it is required that we obey, IT IS WRITTEN. Our eternal life and health is in the WORD (JESUS) and John chapter three verse fifteen says, “That whosoever believeth in HIM should not perish, but have eternal life.” If we want to prolong our natural life, which we should if we want to fulfill GOD’S purpose for us on earth, and to receive the minimum of seventy years that GOD has allotted us, then our desire must be to obey IT IS WRITTEN.
Exodus chapter fifteen verse twenty-six says, ‘If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy GOD, and wilt do that which is right in HIS sight, and wilt give ear to HIS commandments, and keep all HIS statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I AM the LORD that healeth thee.” So our health and our salvation is in obeying IT IS WRITTEN. Second Corinthians chapter six and verse seventeen says, “Therefore come out from among them and be separate, says the LORD. Do not touch what is unclean, and I will receive you. I will be a Father to you and you shall be My sons and daughters. Says the LORD Almighty”.
JESUS said in Revelations chapter twenty-two and verse thirteen and fourteen, “I AM Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last. Blessed are they that do MY commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.” The key to life is not just keeping the commandments, but doing them, so that we have life and are blessed and not cursed.
Revelation, chapter twenty-two verses eighteen through twenty reads, “For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, GOD shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book: And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, GOD shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book. He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, LORD JESUS.
Father, in the name of JESUS, please forgive me for my disobedience to your Word. I have sinned in ignorance by eating pork, shrimp, lobster, crab, fat, blood and all manner of unclean food. Cleanse me in YOUR BLOOD, from all uncleanness and disease that has entered in as a result of this disobedience. I desire to live my life in accordance with your Word and I repent of these sins and turn away from them. I break the curse God put on me because of disobedience to His Word. I thank You, Lord, for setting me free. In Jesus Name, Amen.
This booklet was compiled from a series of articles written by Glen Miller in 2002 and published in our bi-monthly newsletter – Voices From His Excellent Glory.
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