I’m at home preparing to teach next week’s 3BI class. The Lord strongly made me to know that this class had to be on The Book of Ephesians. Subtitles are: The Authority of the Believer and The Story of the Glory.

Almost 100 students will sit in the classroom. I will be at my old oak desk. Sometime in the near future this essential study will become a 3BI online course.



In 1981 I edited a book for Dr. Lester Sumrall entitled then You Hold the Reins.
I’d misplaced my copy and wanted to refer to the original edition for the upcoming class. I ordered it online and I had to pay $74.00. Today I was reading it and several things impacted me. Dr. Sumrall indeed knew how to take his dominion, his authority. The following quote I posted on Twitter:

“There never was a Goliath capable of standing before any of God’s David’s.
The devil cannot create an image of strength which God’s people cannot destroy.”

The Lord told Kenneth E. Hagin that whatever happened in America happened because the church allowed it to happen. In that light consider the following from Dr. Sumrall:

“The most powerful living organism on the earth today is the Church—the very Body of Christ.”

Dr. Sumrall told the following story to illustrate that without knowledge of the Dominion and Authority, the believer received at the instant of his new birth, he cannot possess dominion over the many conflicts of life. (Hosea 4:6.)

“Suppose someone kidnaps a king’s only son, the crown prince of the realm. Later, the child is abandoned. A beggar finds the boy, and having no idea of his identity, out of compassion adopts him. Now the child of the king eats beggar’s refuse, clothes himself in filthy rags, and begs from house to house

“But suppose further, that the king knows the young prince by a birthmark which establishes his identity beyond question. The royal father never gives up in his search for the prince. One day the king hears that a child resembling his son lives in a distant city with a beggar. Arriving at the beggar’s hovel, the king examines the child and finds him to be his son.

“A tremendous change suddenly takes place. The crown prince is washed and groomed. He is given a robe, a ring, and a place of authority …

“My point is that the crown prince, even though he was the son of the king, while living with the beggar was no different from the beggar. He did not know his position of dominion.

“Many Christians today are like that. They belong to Christ, they are sons of God, yet the devil keeps them in ignorance so they will not realize their divine right of dominion. For once they understand the basis of their dominion in Christ, they live a new life attendant with power and victories.

“It is imperative that you know—and that you know that you know your rights as a follower of the Lord Jesus Christ.
For YOU are entitled to dominion.


Shalom, Shalom,
Billye Brim

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  1. Annette tucker on March 5, 2021 at 3:59 pm

    Love this ministry

    • Melanie Johnson on March 5, 2021 at 9:48 pm

      I also Love the ministry but Most of All I honor The Gift that God has placed upon your life Ms. Billye. I pray that God increases The Anointing on your life and no ministry till Jesus Comes.

    • Lana Osborn on March 5, 2021 at 11:31 pm

      So powerful ????????????

    • Brenda. C Williams on March 6, 2021 at 1:05 am

      Thank you billye for teaching THE REAL WORD .????????????

    • Kip Anguiano on April 8, 2021 at 10:38 pm

      Great illustration for how to important it is to know our authority

    • deborah darazs Kommer on May 12, 2021 at 8:30 am

      My husband and I were blessed to attend a 12:00 service in the prayer chapel, May5th,
      with so many of your believing family. It was a glorious, glorious day. Thank you for I experienced a glimpse of heaven with you. My hope and strong desire is to spend every Wednesday and more praying and believing with you until we are raptured. May our wonderful LORD bless and strengthen you, amen

  2. Marianne Mittnight on March 5, 2021 at 4:02 pm

    Awesome blog Sister Billye!!
    I whole heartedly agree!
    We must stand as His Body for we are attached to the Head!!
    We have Dominion and we take our Authority in Him because of the Blood!


    • Kenneth Leonard on March 5, 2021 at 4:45 pm

      Dear sister billye
      Thank you for your teaching on authority. Every morning I take mine over where I live. The word that max gave Wednesday about the firebrand was from Amos 4:11. God bless you.
      Kenneth Leonard

    • S. Krawczak on March 5, 2021 at 11:20 pm

      So true! Thank you Sister Billye.
      I am so thankful for the Holy Spirit teaching me along this line. As Brother Hagin used to say. I thank you for teaching this to the Body of Christ. Praise the Lord for apostle Paul’s prayer for the church in the Book of Ephesians 1&3.

      Anna K. Richmond, Virginia

  3. Ann on March 5, 2021 at 4:15 pm

    I love the way you teach Billye! There is no one I have heard that is as detailed and down to earth as you, yet full of the Holy Spirit and Love. Thank you for listening to the Lord and allowing all of us to learn from you.

  4. Debra Votor on March 5, 2021 at 4:40 pm

    Thank you Miss Billye. I enjoyed your blog and it was right on time. I look forward to more.

  5. Gena Bartell on March 5, 2021 at 4:40 pm

    Thank You Sister for sharing and reminding me of my authority and position of dominion.

  6. Marilyn Clark on March 5, 2021 at 4:59 pm

    I love these blogs and all you prophetic Witness sessions. I watch them over and over! I especially love the ones about our authority.

  7. Linda Arey on March 5, 2021 at 5:23 pm

    Thanks Billye
    What a great illustration.
    God bless you for all you teach us.

  8. Joanne Drenckpohl on March 5, 2021 at 5:54 pm

    Thank you so much for emailing me these good reports.

  9. Jeane Batty on March 5, 2021 at 6:55 pm

    Dominion is a spiritual term and meaning we must activate. My prayer is for the church to recognize our authority in Christ and walk it out daily! Your teachings always remind us of this faith fact. Blessings to you!!

  10. Paul Barnard on March 5, 2021 at 7:08 pm

    Thank you sister Billye. You have taught me through the word to take my authority every day over my family and my city. I am a father to two small daughters, and I didn’t understand it the first time I heard you teach it with sister Gloria on the BVOV many years ago . Now that I am a father , I understand the importance more than ever of the Authority of the Believer. Thank you for your obedience, our Fathers anointing is growing on you and your ministry. The minister from Houston TX who gave you a word on Wednesday’s prayer meeting was right on ! I am excited to see how God will continue to use you and your ministry to grow his kingdom here on earth. Blessings to you In the Name Above Every Name ——the name of Jesus !

  11. Judith Desper on March 5, 2021 at 7:40 pm

    Hi I studied under Dr. Sumrall. I understand in fact his teaching helped me than and now. Long story. My first husband was demon possessed. I had been raised Baptist. Baptist taught about demons just mostly they existed. I had been saved at the age of eight. I almost lost my life several times for standing but God got me thru it, other side of the family was Methodist. I have been thinking about writhing a book about this, maybe it is time.

  12. Soundra Mackavich on March 5, 2021 at 8:04 pm

    Thank you ,praise God for all he does,

  13. Lisa Green on March 5, 2021 at 9:22 pm

    Thank you so much for the spark and flames that come from this ministry. Our Father is a consuming fire and we are supposed to do the things we see Him do and say the things we hear Him say. Sister Billye, I truly believe that we are supposed to guard our words optimally and believe we receive what we say when we say it. Our speaking was not just to talk.

    Now the time in seed time and harvest is being altered when we speak
    And the conception of an idea in thought is to be strategic, powerful and complete.

    We are supposed to say something and it is supposed to happen exactly the way we say!
    When we’re born again, we must be transformed by the Word of God every single day!

    We learn how to speak Heaven’s Language and know that we minister Grace to those that hear.
    For it is by Grace we are saved through faith, not of ourselves, it’s a gift from Father dear.

    As Children of God and cocreators with the Father, What, are we Expecting?
    Have we been faithful to learn what we are to yield to and what to keep resisting?

    Are we expecting to see failure, and the tragedies of darkness prevail?
    And to steal our ability to maneuver in life and navigate our sail!

    When we speak, do we believe we receive what we say?
    Isn’t that what we are being trained for every single day!

    As we ponder these things over and over again in our head,
    Let’s examine our words, could they be causing our fear and dread?

    Our EVERY word spoken out loud will have ramifications.
    The Original purpose for words is active accomplishment not messy communications!

    We must be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger.
    If we are careless about our words, we will reap the danger.

    Jesus came that we might have and enjoy life, in abundance to the full till it overflows.
    The end of the age, the plowman overtakes the reaper and the treader, him that sows.

    So, Let’s THINK, before we SPEAK, we won’t let our emotions sail our ship or drive our car.
    Take the wheel, set the atmosphere, our verbal ministry through Jesus, is right where we are.

    Glory to God!
    2-26-21 llg

  14. Joy Wills on March 5, 2021 at 9:49 pm

    Love Your Teaching, Thanking the Lord for You and You Ministry????

  15. Melanie Johnson on March 5, 2021 at 9:49 pm

    I also Love the ministry but Most of All I honor The Gift that God has placed upon your life Ms. Billye. I pray that God increases The Anointing on your life and no ministry till Jesus Comes.

  16. BC Adamkowski on March 5, 2021 at 10:08 pm

    Always love your blogs.

  17. Sereda on March 5, 2021 at 11:03 pm

    So timely. I am facilitator of a Small Group and we are discussing the book “Authority of the Believer by John A MacMillan. I can absolutely use this analogy in the group to give them even more understanding and a visual that they can see how it applies. Thank you Dr. Billye

  18. Sereda on March 5, 2021 at 11:03 pm

    So timely. I am facilitator of a Small Group and we are discussing the book “Authority of the Believer by John A MacMillan. I can absolutely use this analogy in the group to give them even more understanding and a visual that they can see how it applies. Thank you Dr. Billye

  19. Marlene on March 6, 2021 at 7:40 am

    Dear Sister Billye. I hope that you are with us forever. I thank you for your obedience to God to continue putting out your teachings. I appreciate receiving your blogs. Such a wealth of information laid out for even my simple mind to pick through and chew on and pray over. I have to tell you that a couple years ago I purchased the Autumn Assembly 2019 CD package. I listen to these CD’s over and over and over again. I am surprised that they have not worn out. It is the goodness of God! I am currently saving my pennies for the Israel virtual tour class. Thank you for never getting tired of sharing the truth of God and preparing these opportunities for those of us who would otherwise be left out. May the Lord continue to raise you up on eagles wings and strengthen you and bless you richly.

  20. Sally Rumble on March 6, 2021 at 7:48 am

    Dear Sister Billye
    I learned many years ago to stand on the Word when our son was battling leukemia, I clung to the Word like a bulldog and refused to allow anything negative come out of my mouth, you taught me about The Blood if Yeshua and my son is a survivor and living a good life 23 years later and counting! Thank you for your teaching????

  21. Yvonne Annibale on March 6, 2021 at 11:15 am

    Blessed, blessed by this blog. thank you for always writing and sharing what the Lord says to you.

  22. Sheila Diane Murrell on March 6, 2021 at 1:25 pm

    Thanks for your encouragement. We need to be reminded of our Dominion. Praise God the victory is God’s children and I’m grateful to be one!

  23. Patty Adams on March 6, 2021 at 8:42 pm

    Ms Billye,
    Please tell us, most of us would have given you our copies. At least I would!! Silly to pay that on eBay!! I’ve looked up Bro Osteen’s books as well. It’s crazy!!

  24. Ps Peter Pritchard on March 6, 2021 at 10:22 pm

    Thanks Billye. I see us as Christians having dominion over the dominion .
    I learned to take charge/ control/ dominion over all territories I walked in. We can forget that sometimes .
    Right now we are taking dominion over our second son who has contracted cancer.
    He’s not ready to pray or see us. So we have to stand our ground IJN against the devil and the world trying to condemn him to death through words.
    I cheer on all Christians to know what incredible power and authority we have been given .

  25. MARY and Norman on March 8, 2021 at 2:33 am

    Top of the morning Dr billye and Shelli
    Thankyou for all you teach us
    We have just got the Israel virtual tour and it’s brilliant
    The guide Guy was on our kcm bus excellent

  26. Peggy Berets on March 8, 2021 at 12:08 pm

    Hello and God bless, I have a personal story to share. Once a race horse took off with me on his back. He jumped a fence and we were now one freeway. He crossed the freeway down across the median and across to the other side dodging cars. I held on to those reins like they were my best friend. Once across we headed tword a bigger highway. Finally I dropped the left rein and the horse stepped on it and immediately we came to a halt. It taught me to give Jesus the rein and he will guide me to a better end.

  27. Annie Session on March 14, 2021 at 7:38 am

    Thank you for teaching the truth.

  28. Suzanne Keen on March 18, 2021 at 6:13 pm

    Praise God! I have been listening to some of your old sermons on YouTube on my headphones at work. I am left alone to work for much of my day, so I can listen with no fear of reprisal. I don’t always choose your videos by searching for specific titles; a lot of the time they are randomly selected by the Autoplay feature. EVERY SINGLE MESSAGE I listened to the past three weeks has been on this very topic of taking dominion! It is safe for me to say that it is a message that God is working in my spirit repeatedly and WITH URGENCY! Thank you for your unfailing determination in preaching this message.

  29. Virginia Doucette on March 20, 2021 at 9:29 am

    Love your ministry!❤️

  30. Susan Wilkes on March 24, 2021 at 2:53 pm

    Thank you so much for making the Word of God available to all the earth and that includes me❣️ I really enjoy praying with the prayers on Wednesday. I hope some day either here or there to meet you and thank you face to face for your great witness to me.

  31. Christi A. on December 14, 2021 at 11:30 pm

    I was always taught and believed that we have authority and dominion over powers and principalities in Jesus name. And that we have favor with God and with man. What does authority and dominion over persons look like?

    I’m asking as a Christian. 🙏🏼

    • Jan Wurtz on February 2, 2022 at 10:36 am

      We have authority over the devil and his demons but not over people and their wills. We are to pray for them. Blessings Jan

  32. Robert Lee Swaim on January 20, 2022 at 6:12 pm

    Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God.

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