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Fireside Chat
with Natalie & Kevin
Facebook Live,
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Wed 9/21 > 6:30pm

Heart to Heart
with Natalie & Kevin
Facebook Live
Every Thu > 1:00pm

Immersion
Deeper into scripture
Facebook Live
Wed 9/14 > Noon


Anchor Runners
Zoom: contact Denise
"Dealing With Dementia"
Heidi Roy
Mon 9/12 > 6:30pm

"Knowing Your Rights"
Ann Marie Foster
Mon 9/26 > 6:30pm


Kingdom Intecession
2nd & 4th Wed > 7:30pm
(Paid memberships)


Men's Group Intensive
1st & 3rd Tuesday > Noon
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Women's Group Intensive
2nd & 4th Tuesday > Noon
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Decree and Declare Zoom: contact Natalie
Thu 9/22 > 10:00am


Case Supervision
Closed Zoom Group
4th Tuesday > 9:30am


Women's Bible Study
5 Tammie Ann Dr
East Hampton
Contact Lynn
2nd & 4th Tue > 9:30am


Prayer, Share, Care
Mon 9/19 > 5:30pm
Charline Belanger's home
46 South Rd, Marlborough, CT


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Regional Events

Daughters of Destiny
Valley Shore
36 Great Hammock Rd.
Old Saybrook, CT
1st Monday 6:30pm
Email Susan


Women's Bible Study
Zoom ID 6039038648
Pwd Freedom
Contact Cindy
Every Monday > 8am


Helping Hands Outreach
Norwalk, CT
Making lunch Saturdays,
Outreach every Sunday AM

marilyn.perniciaro@gmail.com


OysterFest Outreach
Norwalk, CT
Fri 9/9 - Sun 9/11
Email Marilyn to participate!


Weekend to Remember
Hartford/Windsor Marriott
28 Day Hill Rd, Windsor, CT
(844) 201-4413
11/4-11/6
Contact: Steve & Angela


Glory Bound Unlimited


Kayla Barton's blog


Arionna Littleton's YouTube channel


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"I wish that all the LORD's people were prophets and that the LORD would put his Spirit on them!" - Numbers 11:29

In May I taught about historical context and repetition of ideas. In June I taught about Chiasms. In July I taught about PaRDeS and the Remez (hint). Last month I taught about repentance and changing how we think. Not knowing where to go this month, the Holy Spirit suddenly brought it all together in the story about Jesus sending out the seventy in Luke 10:1-17. As Hannibal from the A-Team said, "I love it when a plan comes together!" I love seeing God's hand in my study.
In the context of Luke's gospel, the transfiguration just happened which is a turning point in Jesus' ministry. From that point on Jesus set His sights on the end game of Jerusalem and the cross, purposefully multiplying the Kingdom's influence through the disciples. Taking up the mantle of John the Baptist to "make straight paths for the Lord", He sends out the seventy "ahead of Him" proclaiming the kingdom of God and healing the sick just like when He had sent the twelve earlier. Half of the Greek manuscripts say seventy-two, half say seventy. I have reason to agree with seventy.
I found a loose chiasm in this passage:

Jesus sent the seventy representing Him (v16) and participating in His kingdom work and performing miracles (v9), which are the sign of God's reigning power (Luke 11:20). Except when Jesus sent the twelve and seventy, the disciples did not participate in this kind of Kingdom work on their own initiative until after the Holy Spirit came on Pentecost and God poured out His spirit on the church. From then until today, it is expected that we participate in expanding the Kingdom in this way.
It seems to me that judgment is at the center of this passage. It feels out of place, almost like Jesus is in a bad mood. Is there a reason for the pronouncement? The seventy later return with joy, and all of this Kingdom stuff seems pretty positive, yet Jesus breaks into a weird judgment against Chorazin, a town mentioned nowhere else, and Bethsaida which is barely mentioned. Neither is known for being unrepentant. It does appear that God's miracles should lead us to examine our ways and change how we think, siding with God.
A passage standing out as weird or out of place is probably a Remez, a map to an Old Testament treasure. Examine the story and ask the questions. Where else have we seen a leader gathering seventy together, and miracles and judgment are involved? Chorazin and Bethsaida don't appear in the Tenach, so I did a search on blueletterbible.org for "seventy":
Ex 1:5 - descendents of Jacob numbered seventy... dead end.
Ex 15:27 and Num 33:9 at Elim there are twelve springs and seventy palms, wonder if that's something... Since the two Elim references mention 12 and 70 I'll definitely note that one, but it's not quite what I'm looking for. I take note of what the Spirit highlights.
Ex 24:1 Seventy elders of Israel are called up the mountain, but only Moses is allowed to meet with God. Not quite...
Num 11:16-17 The LORD said to Moses: "Bring me seventy of Israel's elders who are known to you as leaders and officials among the people. Have them come to the tent of meeting, that they may stand there with you. I will come down and speak with you there, and I will take some of the power of the Spirit that is on you and put it on them. They will share the burden of the people with you so that you will not have to carry it alone." ...25 The LORD came down in the cloud and spoke with him, and he took some of the power of the Spirit that was on him and put it on the seventy elders. When the Spirit rested on them, they prophesied--but did not do so again.
Hey, that feels right. A covenant mediator calling together seventy leaders to share the burden... check. Transfer of authority? Check. Anointed for power, supernaturally equipped for ministry and approved by God? Check. Miracles? Manna and quail. Judgment? There was fire around the camp in V1, and the plague in v31. There's even a nod to the transfiguration before the sending when "The LORD came down in the cloud and spoke with him". Chorazin means "furnace of smoke" and Bethsaida means "House of fish". Fire, meat... close enough. This passage seems like a likely contender for the Remez. So how does it tie together?
Jesus knows the Kingdom won't expand with Him alone (Jn 12:24). So God transfers some of His authority and gives it to His disciples. Jesus is represented as a better Moses calling seventy to supernaturally empower them to share the burden of rulership. Nations are called to repentance, trusting in God's reign. Jesus as a better Moses doesn't complain, but He takes up a role reserved for God alone in pronouncing judgment upon unbelief consistent with the Numbers account. Luke includes the judgment at the center of the chiasm as a Remez to confirm the central theme of Numbers 11: God's miracles should lead us to examine our ways and change how we think, trusting in Him alone. Jesus sends this message before Him so people's hearts are prepared, preparing them for the Lord's visitation. The LORD they seek is about to come to His temple.
Join me for Immersion 9/14 at noon on Facebook Live to dig deeper!

Written by Kevin Messerschmidt





Please take note that our Connecticut address has changed. Anyone wishing to donate by check should now send their check (or have their bank send their check) to Kainos Life Ministries, P.O. Box 105, East Hampton, CT 06424. If you currently automate donations through BillPay, please have your bank update our address.

Ministry inquiries, questions or concerns can still be directed through the website, by email at kainosfcc@gmail.com, or call us directly at 860-365-8504 (NO TEXT at this number).

We also have a New Hampshire address as the main center for our New England presence.
Please direct all paperwork or mail (no checks please - these go to the Connecticut address) to Kainos Life Ministries, 11 Connemara Dr., Chichester, NH 03258.





"He raises up the poor from the dust,
He lifts up the needy from the ash heap
To make them sit with nobles,
And inherit a seat of honor and glory…"(1 Sam 2:8)


We are happy to highlight our friends Wayne and Marilyn Leblanc, who started Glory Bound Unlimited (GBU). Their "boots on the ground" nonprofit organization runs a Car Donation Program called "Cars for Life". GBU's mission is to help fight for those who can't fight for themselves: to bring life and hope to the underprivileged and exploited, to speak out for those without a voice, and to restore the unloved and rescue the unborn - to help them "inherit a seat of honor and glory."

It's all about restoring hope and dignity!

What makes GBU unique is that income generated from their Car Donation program will help fund their outreach ministry (Helping Hands, which is partnered with Kainos) and the partners within their network. Helping hands works with the homeless in Norwalk, CT every Sunday outside the Open Door Shelter where they provide lunch, clothing, prayer and spiritual food to those who are in need. Glory Bound accepts donations of used cars in exchange for a tax deduction; proceeds will help underprivileged women and children - those who are homeless, trafficked, overlooked, orphaned and marginalized - in our country and around the world.

To read more about what Glory Bound does and their Cars for Life donation program, please visit them at www.gloryboundunlimited.com.





A Weekend to Remember
11/04/2022 - 11/06/2022
Hartford/Windsor Marriott Airport
28 Day Hill Rd, Windsor, CT 06095
(844) 201-4413

Find out why over 1.5 million couples have attended FamilyLife's Weekend to Remember. Marriage is a lifelong adventure of growing together through every age and stage of life. The happiest couples are those who commit to learning skills that help them weather difficult seasons and deal confidently with relationship challenges. It's your turn to make a great marriage happen. The Weekend to Remember focuses on the marital relationship, providing expert speakers who practice what they preach, and material to enrich and in many cases provide breakthrough for issues a couple are dealing with. It is not counseling, but prayer support is available.

Attendees across the nation have unearthed hope and joy in their marriages. They report that their marital satisfaction increases an average of four points on a scale of 1-10! With this kind of investment, marriages emerge less stormy, more weatherproof. And many who have arrived with divorce papers in hand... have left hand-in-hand. It's the marriage event that pays for itself in lifelong satisfaction. Each getaway begins Friday evening and continues through noon on Sunday. It's filled with informative group sessions and alone time with your spouse. You will never be asked to share intimate details of your relationship with anyone. Individually, couples complete special projects designed to reignite the spark and keep the flame burning!

Normally $350 per couple, there is limited 1/2 price registration thru 9/19 of $175 per couple. After 9/19, we have access to a discount code that will provide a $100 discount. For active duty military, guard, reserves it is $120 per couple. Pastors are free.
For more information, contact Steve and Angela or click here!





The Women's Bible study led by Lynn Collisson is starting up in September, finishing up the book Facing Your Giants by Max Lucado. A new book will be started shortly after. You are welcome to join now or when they start the new book in October. Those interested can contact Lynn at 860-989-9678 or email her at lynncollisson@comcast.net.

We also have a Women's Bible study group led by Cindy Wallace. This study is an open group that allows you to share how God is working in your life weekly. The open discussions provide an opportunity to gain more understanding of your relationship with God and provide this setting to build a greater relationship with God. We meet every Monday at 8 a.m. via Zoom (ID 6039038648 PWD Freedom). For more information contact Cindy Wallace at 603-903-8648 or email her at Cindywallace53@gmail.com.





We are looking for additional Spanish translators for our bi-lingual community that has been forming. Currently we are looking for someone fluent to speak/write Spanish to English & English to Spanish. There are a variety of situations where we need this service. Please let us know if you are interested!





We've been hard at work behind the scenes creating a new interactive website to make it easier for you to connect with us! There is an iOS/Android app to access your event registrations, links to go right to our zoom meetings without remembering passwords, and customized content according to your commitment level and interests. We welcome you into our vision of building up healthy leaders, teams, and ministries, and we invite you to participate through various levels of commitment. Those who invest monthly are partnering with us in equipping national and international ministry teams.

Follower level (Free): You'll have easy access to event registrations, public zoom links, archived content, ministry updates, and an app to download to access our events online.

$25 Supporter: Everything mentioned above, plus you can participate in twice monthly corporate higher-level intercession times for global Kingdom advancement. The Kainos team will cover you every month in prayer through prayer submissions and updates sent to the team. You'll also have access to a library of worship soaking music to usher in God's presence.

$50 Partner, $100 Engager and $200 Angel levels: Everything above, plus you will receive a complementary monthly ministry appointment for healing, prophetic encouragement, counsel, ministry coaching... It's up to you! You will also receive a customized soaking worship piece tailored to your specific needs for healing and freedom.

We invite you to invest in your own growth by being a part of the future of this growing kingdom network through your presence or through your generosity. Partner with us in making a difference in the lives of others, and you'll watch your own influence grow! Together we can make a difference and transform the culture around us! Visit www.kainoslife.net to sign up. We're excited about our vision for the future, and excited to have you come along with us!




We have people who are available to meet and pray for you and your concerns. If you would like to set up a time to meet and pray, email Paola iapichino25@gmail.com with potential days/times you are available, and your phone number and she will get in touch with you. We pray this added face to face connection will be a blessing to you.




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Kainos Prayer Chain: Steve and Angela Tuers are running our prayer chain. If you have a prayer need and want to place it on the prayer chain, please send an email to KLMprayerchain@gmail.com with the subject line: KAINOS PRAYER CHAIN. Please follow up your requests with praises or updates so the team knows when it's been fully answered!



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