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FaithWalk Ministries International is the worldwide ministry focus of Susek Evangelistic Association which exists to help strengthen your faith, your church, your ministry and reach the lost for Christ. We serve the Lord through Evangelism, Conferences, Mediation, Books and other Resources. 

Ron Susek is an ordained minister, evangelist and radio Bible teacher. Ron’s wife Diane Susek, a graduate of Peabody Conservatory of Music, has recorded eleven albums and has received the Best Album of the Year from the National Evangelical Film Foundation.

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I am so glad that you are visiting our web site today. This is an ever-developing center where you will regularly find new materials to assist you in your Christian development and service.

Our vision here at Susek Evangelistic Association (SEA) and FaithWalk Ministries International (FMI), which is a subsidiary of SEA, is to equip one million Christians worldwide to bring 100 million people to salvation by sharing the pure and simple Gospel. I hope that you decide to become part of our One-in-a-Million team committed to fulfill this vision. Our website is loaded with encouragement, biblical teaching and practical insights as you seek to grow in your faith and bring others to know our Savior.

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Immanuel: God is with you!

Your friend,
Ron Susek

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Finding God's Gift of well-being. God is in the business of character building, not quick-fix solutions to our problems. If we evolved from animals, we must look down to the animals to understand our behavior. However, when we turn to the Bible, we discover that is not the picture at all. Rather, we fell from God and the only way we can understand ourselves is to look up to God and see how far we have fallen. The harder you try to feel good about yourself, the more you are focused on self.




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PRAYING FOR SURVIVORS OF A MASSACRE

11/16/2017 7:37:00 AM BY Ron Susek

     How do you pray for the survivors of a massacre?  Think this through as you read today's edition of FaithWalk: Courage for the Journey.

                        

Praying for Survivors of a Massacre
by Ron Susek
@ Golden Quill Publications

See to it . . . that no "root of bitterness" springs up and causes trouble . . .
(Hebrews 12:15)

        Life is full of risk.  Many good people die unexpectedly before their time.  Such was the mind-numbing massacre of twenty-six people in a small Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Sunday, November 5, 2017.  Self-avowed atheist, Devin Patrick Kelley, entered the church half way through their worship service and killed twenty-six God-loving people while wounding twenty more. 

       Both the families and community were shattered within minutes.  Hardened non-believers pointed condemning fingers, mocking faith and prayer as useless while calling for more laws.  But laws are laughable to lawbreakers.     
    
       No one could imagine how deeply the root of bitterness had grown in Kelley's heart.  But it did.  Now, full-grown, it opened the door for evil to spew hatred on good people.    
 
       The divide between Kelley and his victims became eternal when the shooting stopped.  Upon death, Kelley's tortured soul entered eternal torment.  His victims entered indescribable peace.  The consequences of good and evil became irreversible.
       

       Some may argue that Kelley's brain had a dysfunction that made him less than human.  It was not his brain, but his heart.  Something obviously provoked bitterness in Kelley's heart.  That bitterness mixed with pride became the perfect soil in which evil germinated and produced the fruits of hell.      
           
       Knowing this danger, the Apostle Paul warned church leaders when correcting another to "Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted" (Galatians 6:1).  We are all born with the same seeds of sin that existed in Kelley.  Given the right testing, an unguarded heart can easily produce the darkest of behavior.   
        
       Here is a truism:  Good and bad events do not make us what we are; they unmask what we are. At some point, Kelley chose wrongly how to handle the injustices in his life - be they real or imagined - making his heart a weapon in the devil's hands. 

       The survivors, stripped of loved ones, face the hard test of how to handle their unfathomable loss.  It cannot be replaced in this lifetime.  Unfairness and injustice won, at least for the moment.  At points, voices of darkness will whisper disparaging thoughts in the hearts of those left behind. 

       While your prayer support may not be seen, it will be felt.  Pray that they, and the untold numbers who are facing similar hard testing around the world, will remain rock-solid in faith, unshakable in trust and immovable in the hope. 
 
      God will redeem and reward every loss.  But that lies in the future.  For 
today, however, pray that these people, along with victims worldwide, will have the strength to glorify the God of Heaven, not the devil of havoc.  
 
      We can never know when God will elect to permit us to experience unfathomable loss.  As we would want people to stand with us in prayer, so shall we stand with them. 

       Always remember . . . Immanuel: God is with you!

Your friend,
Ron

 

     


 

FROM REVELATION TO ACTION

11/9/2017 7:15:00 AM BY Ron Susek

      Discover what you need to know to fulfill God's will in your life by reading today's edition of FaithWalk: Courage for the Journey. 

                                            

From Revelation to Action
by Ron Susek
@ GoldenQuill Publications

You shall be over my house, and all my people shall order themselves as you command.  Only as regards the throne will I be greater than you.
(Genesis 41:40)

     We saw in a previous article that God may give you insight (revelation) into how to resolve a major crisis, but not call you to act as the leader of that solution.

     On the other hand, God may give you both the revelation and the call to lead. Joseph provides a classic example to consider.    
    
      His dreams were not born out of ambitious imagination.  They came from God, revealing his destination to rule.  But blinding obstacles preceded the time for action. 
 
       For instance, his brothers resented and rejected his dreams to the point of plotting his murder.  Tempered by Reuben's wisdom, they threw him into a pit from which he was extricated and sold into slavery in Egypt.  There, he refused  the enticement of Potiphar's wife, then languished in prison from a false charge of attempted rape.   
 
       Years of trouble seemed to rob him of seeing his dreams about ruling fulfilled.  In fact, he had no throne to rule but the throne of his own heart - by far the most important throne of all.

       When ready, however, nothing could hinder God from taking Joseph from the prison to the palace!  Not even the serious accusation of a ranking official's wife could stop him. 
        
       Who could imagine the extraordinary position God orchestrated for Joseph?  The Pharaoh, struck by Joseph's God-given discernment, extended unlikely trust to the young man. Joseph was not born an Egyptian.  He came out of the desert with no formal training in governance.  Yet, Pharaoh placed him second in command of the nation!

       Joseph's path to power had become strewn with logs, each bearing the name, IMPOSSIBLE!  With good reason, Joseph could have hated his brothers.  He could have sat in prison chewing on bitterness toward Potiphar's lying wife.
 
       Instead, he chose to look up to God, not down at the path.  This gave him authority over his heart. God, who studies the heart, saw that Joseph mastered his own heart.

      Having kept himself steadfast with integrity, God cleared his path to fulfillment.  God not only revealed to him the coming famine, but called him through the Pharaoh to lead the nation out of the crisis.  Hereby, he ruled over Egypt's well-being as well as that of his family..
 
       What dreams and revelations abide in you?  If you watch for their fulfillment you may faint from the obstacles that will hinder them.  Focus on your heart and let God fulfill His purpose in His own time and way.    

      
      

      
Always remember . . . Immanuel: God is with you!

Your friend,
Ron
 


  
 


 

HEAVEN'S MEDAL of HONOR

11/2/2017 6:00:00 AM BY Ron Susek

      What kind of reward do you hope to receive in Heaven?  Do not miss today's edition of FaithWalk: Courage for the Journey.

                                         

      Heaven’s Medal of Honor
      by Ron Susek
      @GoldenQuill Publications

      . . . the upright gives thought to [establishes] his ways. 
      (Proverbs 21:29)

     
      Such was the case for 70-year-old retired Special Forces Captain Gary Michael Rose.  He was a combat medic on a secret mission in Laos, one that the defense department denied ever happened.    
    
      For four days, Rose ran amid a shower of bullets to drag wounded soldiers to safety.  He was badly wounded when a rocket propelled grenade exploded, spraying shrapnel into his back, thigh and foot.  Yet, ignoring his own pain, he dragged the wounded soldiers to safety.  Once he was seen tugging a soldier with one hand and shooting back at the enemy with the other.  
 

      Determination driven by adrenalin enabled him to pull men from a downed helicopter.  Behind the battle lines he was caring for some sixty fallen soldiers as the battle called Operation Tailwind raged on in 1970.

      Now, 47 years later, he was standing at the Pentagon amid military brass as President Trump fastened the Medal of Honor around his neck, recognizing his heroic self-sacrifice on the battlefield that his commanders had denied ever existed.

     You, too, are on a battlefield, one equally as treacherous though different from the one in Laos.  You have committed yourself to fulfill the Great Commission.  There is no area of Christianity where wrestling with powers of darkness is greater than when you engage in evangelism.  Hot flaming arrows will strike your shield of faith and deceptive schemes will threaten your breastplate of righteousness.  Often you will find yourself alone on an unknown battlefield without the slightest recognition or encouragement from fellow believers.

      This calls for spiritual courage - heroism.  Every time you share the Gospel you are passing through the broken gates of hell to set the captives free (Matthew 16:18).  You will pass through heavy fire, even find yourself wounded at times.  And there will be moments when your Commander, Jesus Christ, will seem to not be aware.

       BUT HE IS!  And the day will come when you will stand before Him on high to receive Heaven's "Medal of Honor", which will be inscribed with the words, "Well done!"  So, brace yourself and press on.  Waste no energy on self-concern.  You may feel like you are on a lost and forgotten battlefield but heaven is watching.  All that you need for victory is supplied.  And your eternal reward will not be tarnished by time.

     Always remember . . . Immanuel: God is with you!

Your friend,
Ron