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Remarks at TheCall Detroit

 

Dr. Alveda King
Director, African American Outreach

November 11, 2011

   
 

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Dear Heavenly Father, it’s us. We, Your people who are called by Your Name. Wash us in the Blood of Your Dear and Precious Son, Jesus in Whom You are well pleased. Guide us by the Power of Your Holy Spirit to humble ourselves and pray, and seek Your face that we and our land may be healed. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.


First, let’s revisit a little history, going back even before the 300 terrible years of the Willie Lynch Saga, which we all know is about the dark time of racism and slavery in America. Let’s go back even further to visit a man named Jacob. His great-grandfather, Abraham, is the ancient Father of Many Nations. Joseph’s grandfather, Isaac, sowed in times of famine and became a very rich man. Joseph’s father, Jacob, wrestled with the angel of GOD and his name was changed to Israel. Anyway, a spirit of miscommunication caused spirits of jealousy, greed, murder and slavery to be released into Joseph’s life. His brothers – who by the way were the same color as he was, so slavery isn’t just about skin color- Jacob’s brothers threw him into a pit and Joseph became a slave and later by the grace of God, he became a liberator.


And then there was Moses, a Hebrew baby who was adopted by an Egyptian Princess. The brown Hebrew nation was oppressed by the brown rulers of Egypt. God raised up Moses to be the voice of liberation for His “chosen people.”


Then there is Africa of a more modern day, which found the same brown skinned descendents of Abraham, Isaac, Israel and Joseph in bondage for hundreds of years, still singing the freedom Bible songs, GO DOWN MOSES, JOSHUA FIT THE BATTLE OF JERICO… They were still singing THE LORD’S SONGS in a strange land – Africa.


Again, brown-now-black skinned people sold the FREEDOM SINGERS to another land, this time to people with pink and beige skin, called Caucasians. The slaves were transported to a land called America and met the Willie Lynch slave system, and Jim Crow and a host of horrors.


Today, we are gathered together, and we are still singing the Bible Freedom songs, which you will hear at THE CALL DETROIT 11.11.11


Today, as human beings, many of us have lived in two centuries. We have experienced the presence of Almighty God across the ages. In the 20th Century, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was called as a modern day Moses to lead a spiritual movement that would be historically labeled as the Civil Rights Movement of the 20th Century. The hub of the 20th Century Movement was in Birmingham, Alabama. Called the “Sons of Thunder,” my father, Rev. A. D. King is brother to Martin. They have been compared to John and Robert Kennedy in that they both gave their lives as Freedom Fighters. Both men love the Lord, and they live in heaven together today.


Uncle M. L., Daddy, and their earthly father, Daddy King were preachers of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. They were Freedom Fighters, and they were also Pro-Life Warriors. Daddy King rescued me from abortion in 1950. You can read the story in my book: HOW CAN THE DREAM SURVIVE IF WE MURDER THE CHILDREN?


Even though I had two secret abortions in the nineteen sixties and seventies, and a miscarriage due to the ravages of sin and secrets, God did not give up on me. In the mid-nineteen seventies, Daddy King and the father of the fifth child I was carrying convinced me spiritually, scientifically, medically and socially that the baby in my womb was truly a human being entitled to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.


In 1983, I gave my life to Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior, and in the 1990’s became a “Voice for Life,” working today with Priests for Life Ministries.


Last night, I met a young woman who sat on the knee of Daddy King when she was 2 years old. She is 32 years old today. She shared with me that she was slated for abortion, and her father and mother let her live. Daddy King said she would have a spiritual destiny, and that her life would help many people.


You see, Daddy King, like his sons M. L. and A. D. and like many in our family, was a prophet. All those years ago when my mother wanted to abort me, Daddy King told her: “No. They are lying to you. She is not a lump of flesh. She is a little girl, with bright skin and bright red hair. She will be a blessing to many.” So you see, this little girl who is part Irish, part African and part Native American is standing before you today to bear witness of Acts 17:26, that of One Blood, God made all people to live on earth in a Beloved Community, and one day, to live in Eternity with Him. So we are one human race, not separate races. Racism is the spawn of a divisive lie. We are one human family in need of the Blood of Jesus!


Amos 5:24 says: But let justice roll down like waters And righteousness like an ever-flowing stream. My Uncle ML quoted that in his MOUNTAINTOP speech. He had a dream that we would all be free one day. Our prayers today are for repentance and freedom. For all human beings, from conception until natural death.


As Dr. Levonne Yuille, the Father of the Black Pro-Life Movement of the late 20th Century prepares to come to you, please allow me to say that I am Dr. Alveda King. I too have a dream. It is in my genes.


Here in Detroit, Michigan, a focal point of the 21st Century Civil Rights Movement, we lift up the banner of JESUS, coming against the lie of abortion, eugenics, genocide, euthanasia, and all that would destroy abundant life that our Lord and Master Jesus promises us. We bind murder in the womb, we bind sexual immorality, we bind idolatry. We chose Life In Jesus’ Name!


Friends, we are standing at the river. Justice and Righteousness flow together at the ford before us. For some the crossing is shallow, for some the crossing is deep. There is a river whose streams make glad the people of God. Agape Love is the bridge across the rushing streams. Let us launch out into the deep without fear. The freedom rides of the 20th Century meet the pro-life freedom rides of the 21st Century. The witness of the Dreamer Joseph of the ancient Bible days, the witness of the Prophet Moses of those times, the witness of the Sons of Thunder and all the beloved apostles of the early century all are with us today in the cloud of Heavenly worshipers. We gathered here and across the globe join together at this THE CALL DETROIT, 11/11/11. We Occupy this Planet today in our prayers. We resist the forces of darkness that try to wrest the knowledge of our Kingdom Inheritance from us. We resist their violent attacks against the Kingdom of our Heavenly Father. Their force must bend, bow and break before the Power of Almighty God! We draw near to God. We resist the devil. Flee Satan! As Jesus teaches us, by the Power of God’s Holy Spirit, and the ministry of the Holy Angels of God, we Occupy Until Jesus comes!


Loose the sound of true worship! Let the sound of the worship of the people who love the Lord fill the atmosphere, drowning out the ancient songs of the enemy that have once ruled this place.


Father, we give you all the glory, all the honor and all the praise. In Jesus Name. Amen


 

   
 
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1 Comments
Cynthia says:
5/15/2013 10:23:36 AM
I really thank God for directing me to read Dr. Alveda's remarks. It's very inspiring and challenging. I believe we as Christians have a long way to go by witnessing to the world the power of our Lord Jesus Christ to save even the unborn child. I believe this is the beginning of a very positive interactions I would be having with you all.

May the good Lord bless you all. Amen

COM

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