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God’s First Instruction: Diet

Did you know that diet was God’s FIRST instruction to Adam?

It’s true – look it up! Immediately after creating Adam and telling him to be fruitful and multiply, the first instruction God gives to mankind is telling him HOW to do this. Yes, the FIRST and arguably most IMPORTANT instruction — is HOW to nourish the human body.

The principles of a plant-based diet for everyday health and even reversal of disease symptoms are in the very beginning of the Bible (in Genesis) and at the end (in Revelation). You may have never recognized it, but that’s because we often short-change God’s Word by considering it only as a spiritual book, not a how-to manual for physical healing.

But it really is. Let me explain what I mean.

Genesis 1:29 says:

“See, I have given you every herb bearing seed (vegetables, legumes, grains, herbs and spices), which is on the face of all the earth, and every tree, which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for food.”

Notice here that God does not say, “After you eat some plants, put that cow I just created into a corral, raise it, drink its milk, then kill its offspring, cut it up, roast it over fire, and eat it.” 

He didn’t even tell Adam to go fishing.

In fact, the verse before, Genesis 1:28 says explicitly that Adam is to have “dominion” over the fish, the fowl and every living thing” but says NOTHING about eating these animals. The first mention of what is to be “food” for the human body is in verse 29 – plants.

The ONLY thing he instructed Adam to do for nourishment was to eat what grows from the ground.

Now, think about this for a moment. God loved Adam. He created Adam to be the ONLY being that was created in His likeness. Adam is His baby, His crown jewel, His masterpiece, the crescendo in the creation symphony.

Obviously, he wants Adam to be healthy. And he’s not going to forget to tell Adam to eat something or deliberately wait and then add some more to the menu later. No.

God, in his very first conversation with mankind, immediately and deliberately tells Adam what to eat in order to live and be healthy in one simple statement: raw, whole, plant-based foods.

Are animals allowed to be food? Sure… but it’s not the best. It’s not what God originally intended. He intended a plant-based diet, but allowed an omnivore diet, even if it’s not the best, it will do.

It’s just like another original intention: one man, one woman, for life.

Now, God allows divorce, but it’s not his original intention. It’s not the best. I think you see what I’m getting at here – we should strive for the best, and that is God’s ORIGINAL intention for EVERYTHING in our lives.

MORE NEXT WEEK…

But you can read it ALL right now in my latest book, “Escape Root: The Secret Passage to Lifelong Wellness” available at ARoodAwakening.tv/Escape

By |March 13th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

How To Avoid Disease

Is there truly an escape route that enables you to sidestep the disease statistics of the modern world?

Indeed there is, and it’s simpler than you might think. In fact, I’ve met hundreds of people who have seen the symptoms of their life-threatening diseases simply disappear after making a simple diet change.

In some cases, it took a year or more; in others, less than a month.

I’ve seen diabetics reverse the symptoms of their condition in as little as two weeks, and I interviewed a woman a few years ago who reversed all symptoms of an egg-sized breast cancer in just three months.

One interview I’ll never forget was with a worship pastor who had lost his ability to play the piano because of multiple sclerosis. He had an MRI at the time of his diagnosis that showed lesions on his brain, confirming that his symptoms were due to MS.

He decided to forgo modern medical treatments and adopt the diet discussed in my book, Escape Root: The Secret Passage to Lifelong Wellness.

One year later, having refused any medical treatments, he had another MRI. The lesions were gone and so were his symptoms. The doctor in charge of his care told him plainly, “You could quit your job right now and make a living going with me to every medical conference in the world to show them your before and after MRIs, because you have the proof that diet change alone can reverse symptoms of MS. Doctors have never seen that before.”

I’ve seen symptom reversal from several diseases in my own family. Because of the diet discussed in Escape Root, I no longer have acid reflux or heart palpitations. My wife has been able to bring hypothyroidism, or Hashimoto’s Disease, under control. My parents, who both had colon cancer within three years of each other, have had perfectly clear colonoscopies since adopting the diet change — in their 70s! And my children, who both had asthma, no longer have any symptoms; all signs disappeared less than a month after giving up foods that were causing the problems.

How can a diet change do all of this? Don’t you need a special diet for this and a special diet for that? No!

The truth is that all disease is the same thing; it’s just different manifestations. All disease is simply malfunctioning cells. And the best way to ensure that cells function properly, especially after they have malfunctioned is with a plant-based diet.

MORE NEXT WEEK…

But you can read it ALL right now in my latest book, “Escape Root: The Secret Passage to Lifelong Wellness” available at ARoodAwakening.tv/Escape

By |March 7th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

How To Be An Ambassador

Every year at A Rood Awakening International, we produce hundreds of hours of video. Our teachings cover the basics of the Bible, the deep, complexities of scripture, and everything in between. After our programs have aired on various networks, they are then posted to sites like YouTube, free of charge, for the world to watch.

This is only possible because of the people who have stepped up and joined our Ambassador Club.

The Ambassador Club is made up of people who commit to give $100 each month. This faithful giving every month allows us to fulfill our commitment to our broadcasters. It allows us to reach the world, because we know the costs for putting quality programming on the air will be covered. All additional costs are covered by those who feel led to give a one-time donation to the ministry.

Several years ago, I was a speaker at The Prophecy Club. Everyone who came to the event gave $7 to attend. At the end of the event, everyone gave again as they were led. Now, you don’t have to travel to an event like that to come see us. We choose to put our teachings on the internet so you can access them freely.

We come into your home every week, rather than you coming to us — but, just like those folks gave $7 to attend The Prophecy Club, if everyone gave $7 each time, they tuned in to the YouTube channel, our needs would be met.

Joining the Ambassador Club is a great way to ensure that this ministry’s needs are being met.

Your $100 donation every month through The Ambassador Club keeps us on the air on current networks and allows us to plan for more. If you make at least $1,000 a month, a $100 donation is a tithe, and that tithe could make a significant difference in someone’s life.

Today, we’re asking you to make a commitment. Commit a modest $100 a month to the Kingdom. Your reward is on the sea of fire and glass.

Thank you for helping us help you, to help the world.

Your donations keep Michael Rood on the air!
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By |January 1st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

We still need your help!

YOU have a ministry that is taking the gospel of Yeshua Messiah to all the nations of the world. But there is still so much more to do…

It was almost 7 years ago that I was introduced to the teachings of Michael Rood and the ministry of A Rood Awakening! International. At the time, I was a minister with The Assemblies of God and a television producer and Engineer. My career spanned from being an Associate Pastor of a church, to being the production manager of the world’s largest television network, TBN, and then to being Executive Producer of Long Form Media at Inspiration Networks. I guess you could say that I have seen the good and the bad of religious television, and I so wanted to get with a ministry that was truly doing what The Almighty had intended: To cover the Earth with the Gospel of Yeshua (Jesus), like the waters covers the sea.

“Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”
– Matthew 28:19-20

I had truly lost hope of ever discovering a ministry whose total focus was to spread “The Truth” of The Father and His Word to the nations. Then, I met Michael. Who was this man that looked like Santa Claus, but could tell you stories of his Creator that would stir your soul? I started studying his writings and videos. Tape after tape, book after book, I realized this was truly “it”.

This was a man that had been given revelation from The Almighty like no other Bible teacher I had ever met. And believe me, I had met quite a few…

“My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I also will reject you from being priest for Me; Because you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.”
– Hosea 4:6

Michael’s total focus is to spread the Gospel and to encourage YOU to engage as a minister or witness to the world.

We have been blessed to do so much in 2018:

  • Spread the Gospel to the continent of Asia.
  • Developed the MichaelRoodTV app for the iPhone and Android phones to reach out to our young people.
  • Went on new media platforms such as AppleTV, Amazon Echo, and Amazon Fire.
  • Restructured and improved our Roku App.
  • Began broadcasting on “The Word Network” that reaches the continent of Africa, the United States, and parts of Europe.
  • Maintained our presence on SkyAngel with Dish Network, UpliftTV with DirectTV, Omega Television in Iceland, and Europe.
  • Started Rood Radio, a 24-hour internet radio station
  • Initiated Rood Crew Radio to show you the behind-the-scenes working of A Rood Awakening! International.

And much more….

But the cost for doing all of this is staggering… Our TV and radio cost alone are over $25,000 per month and increasing on an almost daily basis. And there are so many more expenses.

 “If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.”
– 2 Chronicles 7:14

You are the only one that makes these things happen. If it was not for YOUR sacrificial giving every year, we would not be able to help the underground church in China, the child in Costa Rico who needs the Truth of our Messiah, Betsy in Michigan who was freed from drug abuse, and Bill in Alabama who stopped harming himself and broke free from thoughts of suicide.

Yes, this is what your dollars do every year. Your dollars help to remove hopelessness in a lost and dying world and bring light and happiness through the Truth of Yeshua (Jesus). Every dollar counts. From $2 to $200,000, every cent enables us to continue the work of spreading the Gospel. Michael and I can’t thank you enough for your encouraging prayers and support.

But there is so much more to do. We still need your help.

Your help to employ more prayer warriors to communicate with the thousands of calls per month that we receive. Your help to go on to more television networks like GoodTV in China, Daystar in the United States, and to bring truth to the world through Season 3 of The Chronological Gospels: The Sign of Jonah. These things can only happen when you give.

Now is the time. This is your time to act to spread the Gospel, to cover the earth like the waters cover the sea. Can Michael count on you to partner with him to do this mission?

Your tax tax-deductible donation to A Rood Awakening! International makes it possible for us to do all of these things and to affect so many more lives. Between now and December 31, your best donation can be received and credited to your 2018 tax statement. Please, don’t wait. Give now. Continue to make a difference in the lives of countless thousands of hurting souls so that they can hear the true Gospel of their Messiah.

You are blessed… Now is your opportunity to be a blessing! May the Almighty truly bless you and your family in the coming new year.

“Now it shall come to pass, if you diligently obey the voice of the Lord your God, to observe carefully all His commandments which I command you today, that the Lord your God will set you high above all nations of the earth. And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, because you obey the voice of the Lord your God:

“Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the country.

“Blessed shall be the fruit of your body, the produce of your ground and the increase of your herds, the increase of your cattle and the offspring of your flocks.

“Blessed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl.

“Blessed shall you be when you come in, and blessed shall you be when you go out.

“The Lord will cause your enemies who rise against you to be defeated before your face; they shall come out against you one way and flee before you seven ways.

“The Lord will command the blessing on you in your storehouses and in all to which you set your hand, and He will bless you in the land which the Lord your God is giving you.”

– Deuteronomy 28: 1-8

Thank you!

Tedd Clayton
Chief Operations Officer
A Rood Awakening! International

P.S. We have many ways to give. You can give by phone at 888.766.3610 or give online at ARoodAwakening.tv/Give Thank you!

Your donations keep Michael Rood on the air!
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By |December 31st, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Michael’s 90-second Year-end Message

We have big plans and big productions scheduled for 2019 — and YOU are a part of them.

We are very serious about getting the Gospel of the Kingdom that Yeshua taught out to the world. In order to do this, we need to plan now.

We are asking you to give your best offering, now. Post-mark it or give online before midnight, December 31. This allows you to take advantage of the tax breaks that are available here in the USA.

We have been given great blessings in this country. We have been given the ability to reach out around the world with modern technology, which we could not have dreamed about 20 years ago.

This is your time to make a difference. You are the provision for others who are in need of this message; in turn, YeHoVaH will provide for your needs. Thank you for giving with a joyful heart before December 31.

Thank you for helping us help you, to help the world.

Your donations keep Michael Rood on the air!
Click the button below to give your tax-deductible gift, or give by phone at 888.766.3610.

By |December 30th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Last Chance to Save Tax

More than 17 years ago, I began putting our teaching videos up on the internet, free of charge. It cost us a great deal at that time, which was before YouTube came on the scene. YouTube has been a great asset in getting the message out to the world — but we did it differently than most.

Most ministries “monetize” their videos, which means they allow advertisements to play before, during, and after the video; this creates a financial kickback to the ministries to help pay for their production costs, etc. YouTube has encouraged us many times to monetize our videos in this way, but we have refused.

We have refused for reasons of integrity. We refuse to interrupt any of our programs with commercial messages from outside sources because those sources may have products or services that may not line up with what you expect from A Rood Awakening! International.

Most importantly of all, we want to get the Gospel of the Kingdom that Yeshua taught straight to you without distractions. Of course, we’d appreciate “likes” and “shares” but it’s not our primary concern. Our concern is to give you these teachings free of charge online.

We do it the way the Almighty said. We are freely giving, we are asking you to freely give in return.

This time, coming up to the end of the year, we have so many teachings we want to give to you, but we can’t do it without you. In fact, there are things that are waiting in the wings that, honestly, we just can’t do because of financial restraint.

We have more seasons of The Chronological Gospels series that are set to go, but we can’t produce them. Why? Because the finances are simply not there yet.

We have so many people, so many of our executive producers that are stepping up with $5,000, with $10,000, some of them with $20,000 donations to help fund this. But every gift counts! Any gift is appreciated and gets you involved with this ministry.

If you’ve been thinking about it, do it now, before the end of the year. Instead of giving your money away to the government, you can help to get the gospel of the kingdom out to the world.

I’m asking you to postmark your gift before December 31st. Thank you for standing with us.

Your donations keep Michael Rood on the air!
Click the button below to give your tax-deductible gift, or give by phone at 888.766.3610.

By |December 24th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Time Is Running Out

This ministry runs very close to the edge of the cliff. The funds that come in are immediately turned around to produce teachings that are sent out to the world, free of charge. Many of these teachings are broadcast on satellite networks, whose airtime is very expensive.

Why do we spend the money instead of just posting these teachings online?

Because most of the world does not have high speed internet like you do. And yet, Yeshua has commissioned us to get the Gospel of the Kingdom — the Gospel that he taught — out to the world, a majority of whom have much greater access to satellite than they do to high speed internet.

This is a burden that we willingly accept here at A Rood Awakening! International. If you are blessed by this ministry, we ask that you step up and help us at this time.

We are now the end of the year and your tax-deductible donations are needed to support our broadcast commitments for 2019. You can give the money to Uncle Sam or your favorite political party if you think they have what it takes to save the world — but you can reap the same tax benefit if you support what we do.

Your tax-deductible donations to A Rood Awakening! International allow us to continue doing what we have promised, to continue educating the public, to continue ending biblical illiteracy and biblical ignorance, even if it’s just one person at a time.

If you want to take a leading role in this effort, we ask you to make your BEST donation before December 31, 2018. Take advantage of the tax laws we have in the United States of America, where we can give to a ministry to propagate the truth in our nation, instead of sending that money to the government.

We are a nation based on God-given rights and God-given responsibilities. Some of those rights we enjoy like no other nation does — and those God-given responsibilities are to freely give as we have freely received.

Thank you for joining us, for standing with us as you freely give to this ministry.

Your donations keep Michael Rood on the air!
Click the button below to give your tax-deductible gift, or give by phone at 888.766.3610.

By |December 18th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

You Can Change Lives – For Generations

In Season One of The Chronological Gospels, I spent 13 episodes taking you from the comfort of home to the land of Israel. We visited archeological sites all over the holy land. Then, I showed you how the Gospels should fit together in chronological order. I would not have been able to write or teach any of this, had I not lived in Israel for 20 years and in the Galilee for 14.

Looking back on that production, what it took to make Season One happen was the group of people who stepped up to be Executive Producers. They would only be names if I listed them, but to me they are people who stood with me for decades. They commited $5,000 or $10,000 or more, because it costs a lot of money to take a film crew to the land of Israel and produce 13 episodes.

To be an Executive Producer of The Chronological Gospels is a special opportunity. When someone asks you what you do for a living, you may be one thing by trade, but you are an Executive Producer for The Chronological Gospels, and that is a real honor. You have done something that will change people’s lives for eternity.

I’m so thankful that, someday, on the sea of fire and glass, we’ll meet a multitude of people whose lives have been changed for eternity because you freely gave, making it possible for the Gospel to reach them.

So, I’m asking you to stand with me. Become an executive producer. We have another two seasons waiting in the wings, waiting for Executive Producers like you to make it happen. We are ready to send another life-saving message to the world, to give all we have to give, but we need your help.

Please consider becoming an Executive Producer for The Chronological Gospels: Season 3 The Sign of Jonah.

Your donations keep Michael Rood on the air!
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By |December 12th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Own a Piece of History

By |December 5th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

NEVER FORGET: Pearl Harbor Day

President Roosevelt said, “December 7, 1941 is the day that will live in infamy.” It was on that day that the Japanese people, under the direction of the divine emperor Hirohito, attacked the United States of the America.

The Japanese destroyed most of the Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor and hundreds of soldiers were lost. That event drew most of Michael Rood’s uncles in the war that would cost some of them their lives, and all of them paid a dear price.

It is the words of John Adams that are again brought to mind at this time. He said, “I am well aware of the toil and the tears and the grief and the bloodshed that it will cost to maintain this declaration. That we, the United Sovereign Citizens of the 13 States of America hold these truths to be self-evident: That all men are created equal in that that they are endowed by their Creator with certain, absolute inalienable rights.”

These are rights that no king, no priest, no pope, no divine emperor has the right to alienate from the people. It is our absolute, biblical recognized right and responsibility to take care of our nation — to take care of our people and to live free, united under God.

It is on this day, which we now call Pearl Harbor Day, that we remember the sacrifice that was made. We remember the toil and the tears that were shed. We remember everything that was done to win that war, things that had to be done; it was a righteous and noble cause before the Almighty.

We recognize that we still live in a country that is based on Creator-given rights. When a government becomes destructive to these rights, the people must stand up and do what is right. They must elect government leaders that will protect these rights and ensure that the rights are protected for all posterity. So be thankful. Be thankful to the Almighty that we are free in the United States of America because others paid the price.

By |December 5th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments