Remitting and Retaining

Your Character Remitted. #1

Suppose a person in your neighborhood gets drunk on Friday nights, then beats his wife and children. Everybody knows about it, but no one knows what to do with it. One hundred people already agreed that he is a drunkard and a violent person.

“Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven” (Mat 18:19 KJV)

When one hundred people agreed, there a lot of those two who agreed. They retain sins of this person against him and consequently he cannot change. It is necessary that someone would remit his sins off of him so that he will be able to change.

“Whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them; and whose soever sins ye retain, they are retained” (John 20:23 KJV)

When people meet you for the first time, they start a file on you, and then they enter in that file your character traits and retain them, they remember them. People easier remember your bad things in your character, than good things, and keep it against you. What if it is not a guy who beats his wife but you? You lost your temper, did something stupid, and now a number of people retain those sins against you. How to be released from it? The sins have to be remitted off from you.

No one really owes you an apology, because Jesus already paid the price. It is good to come up to someone and say, “I am sorry”. It is necessary, but the revelation is that they don’t owe you an apology because God already paid for the sin they committed.

Doing nothing is not really a sin, but when you become good at it, it is sin.

If you do not manage a certain area, it will manage you.

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Kevin Campbell

Monday, April 13, 2015

 Remitting and Retaining. #2

You shall receive power after the Holy Spirit comes upon you.

22 And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost: 22 Whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them; and whose soever sins ye retain, they are retained. (John 20:22-23 KJV)

Kevin Campbell

Saturday, April 18, 2015

  Remitting and Retaining. #3 

Remitting and retaining have a lot to do with death and life. If you retain what people did wrong to you, you are the one that suffers. You should have remitted it. Remit is to release, to forgive.

from Spirit, Truth & Life Ministries on Vimeo.

If it is good, bind it to you. If it is bad (sickness, curse, addictions), loose it off of you. You work on yourself, and then God gives you an opportunity to help others as you’ve worked on yourself.

Kevin Campbell

April 29, 2015

Remitting and Retaining #4. Keys of Binding and Loosing

Keys of Binding and Loosing: Remitting and Retaining #4 from Spirit, Truth & Life Ministries on Vimeo.

Binding and Loosing are the keys. They are either right or wrong keys.

Why are people mad? Why are you mad? Why do you get mad? It is a choice. It’s all in the keys. You may use a wrong key to start your day. Bible talks about binding and loosing, good and bad, blessing and cursing. You are either binding yourself to life or you are binding yourself to death.

Marriage is a s sweet as you make it. It depends on how much sugar you have.

April 29, 2015

Truth, Light and Life Mission

1 My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation.

2 For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.
3 Behold, we put bits in the horses’ mouths, that they may obey us; and we turn about their whole body.
4 Behold also the ships, which though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth.
5 Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth!
6 And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.
7 For every kind of beasts, and of birds, and of serpents, and of things in the sea, is tamed, and hath been tamed of mankind:
8 But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison.
9 Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men, which are made after the similitude of God.
10 Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.
11 Doth a fountain send forth at the same place sweet water and bitter?
12 Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive berries? either a vine, figs? so can no fountain both yield salt water and fresh.
13 Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.
14 But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.
15 This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.
16 For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.
17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.
18 And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace. (Jam 3:1-18 KJV)

Binding and loosing are the keys. People won’t drive you crazy if you do not give them the keys. It is all in choice and decisions what you are going to bind yourself to and what you are going to loose yourself from. There are things we have to be bound to and things we have to be loosed from.

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Kevin Campbell
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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Truth, Light and Life Mission

Testimony
Related to Kevin Campbell’s message
“Your Character Remitted. #1” 

When I was a teenager, I started using index cards with names of my schoolmates. There I entered their character traits, mostly flaws. When Pastor Kevin Campbell said that we keep files on people in our minds, I kept them not only in my mind, but on paper also.

In 1987 I met a person who spoke only good things about people, he judged or condemned nobody. I felt a desire to be like him. I had not met a person whom I would like to imitate prior to that. I began to imitate him, and there came an amazing liberation. I began to love most people, stopped fearing them, when I communicate with them, there was a confidence that the good will win.

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Okay. The Lord’s way

If you do not forgive someone’s sins, you retain them. You are a retainer. It means they owe it to you. God says, “This is a lie. Their debt was paid in full by My Son’s death.” If Stephen would not forgiven Saul, there would not have been Apostle Paul. Stephen would have been held accountable for Saul’s sins.

April 15, 2015

Truth, Light and Life Mission

Eric Campbell, evangelist