"We're going to welcome a man that's become such as great friend and a great blessing to us all. And we were talking a few weeks ago - you know, we were doing this series that God laid on my heart, "Getting to the Top And Staying There" - a message for us as individuals, the Kingdom of God, but also for America. It's not enough to get there, we need to stay there.
And it's not a coincidence that in a few weeks we go into what's called in the Bible Rosh Hashanah, "The Head of the Year". In a few weeks it'll be the very first day of the spiritual year. It'll be the spiritual year of the year 2012 - not in January but in a few weeks, 2012.
The number twelve means "divine government" - that God will begin to rule and reign. Not Wall Street, not Washington: God's people and His Kingdom will begin to rule and reign.
I know that's why God got Rafael's son elected. Ted Cruz - the next senator. But here's the exciting thing, and that's why I know it's timely for him to teach this, and bring this anointing:
The rabbinical teaching is, especially amongst gentiles who God opens their eyes, that in a few weeks begins that year 2012, and that this will begin what we call "the end time transfer of wealth".
And that when these gentiles begin to receive this blessing, they will never go back financially through the valley again. They will go and grow and grow.
It's said this way: that God is looking at the Church, and everyone in it, and deciding in the next 3 and 1/2 years who will be His bankers. And the ones that say "Here am I, Lord. You can trust me", we will become so blessed that we will usher in the coming of the Messiah.
This message is for you. Would you welcome our good friend Rafael Cruz ? What a tremendous man of God !
Praise God. What a blessing. The pastor referred to Proverbs 24:13, a little while ago, which says that the wealth of the wicked is stored for the righteous. And it is through the Kings, anointed to take dominion, that that transfer of wealth is going to occur.
God, even though he's sovereign, even though he's omnipotent - he doesn't just let it rain out of the sky; he's gonna use people to do it.
There are some of you, as a matter of fact I will dare to say the majority of you, that your anointing is not an anointing as priests. It's an anointing as kings. And God has given you an anointing to go to the battlefield.
And what's the battlefield ? The battlefield is the market place. To go to the marketplace
and occupy the land. To go to the marketplace and take dominion.
If you remember, the last time I was on this pulpit I talked to you about Genesis chapter 1 verse 28, where God says unto Adam and Eve, "go forth, multiply, take dominion over all creation."
And if you will recall, we talked about the fact that that dominion is not just in the Church. That dominion is over every area: society, education, government, economics.
But there is a second anointing. And it's the anointing of priests. I mean of kings - kings who are anointed for a totally different reason than priests. Kings who are anointed to take dominion. Kings who are anointed to go to war, win the war, and bring the spoils of war to the priests, so the work of the kingdom of God could be accomplished.
And I'll tell you - the king needed the blessing of the priest in order to be successful in battle. And as a matter of fact the Word of God, in Deuteronomy chapter 20 - and I'm not gonna go there but when you have a chance, read Deuteronomy chapter 20, verses one through four.
And it tells you, specifically, that before the king went to battle, the priests came and blessed the king and blessed the warriors. And the king needed the blessing of the priest, in order to be successful in battle. Because the Bible says that it's not by might or by power but by my spirit, says the Lord.
And they were successful in battle because God went with them. Now, the priest also needed for the king to be successful in battle. Because the priest needed the spoils of war in order to repair the temple, in order to carry out the ministry that God had entrusted him. So the king and the priests complemented each other. And they were both very, very interested in blessing one another.
God laid this on Rafael's heart, for right now - listen to me - in the next three and a half years, and we're not waiting three and a half years, it's the end time transfer of wealth.
You know, during the elections, and it just hit me as Rafael was up there and he was saying, this is the anointed by God - when I got a phone call, would I come to a meeting to meet Rafael Cruz and Ted Cruz, Tis and I had already received about 10 phone calls asking if we would get behind a candidate. Could we come and, could we come and speak at your church - one after another.
And when we were asked by some friends to come to this house, we said we'd not only meet Ted but we'd meet Rafael. Before I ever met Ted, I met Rafael. And I knew that if the son was like the dad, we could trust him to be our senator.
But here's what, here's what it came to me - Ted will be our next senator. And I gave Rafael a word the other day I said, "This is just the beginning. It's going to be much, much, much higher. But here's the deal - Ted Cruz is the real thing. But, he hasn't become the real thing now that he's going to be senator.
He was the real thing when he was working as a clerk; he was the real thing when he was going through college; he didn't become faithful now that he's senator. He's going to become senator - and I believe some day either Supreme Court justice or vice president - but he was faithful back when he was a boy and God took that faithfulness, that's what God's saying to us right now, "Are you faithful where you are ?"