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It’s time for rewards!
On September 27, 2015—the day of the last Blood Moon—I heard the Word of the Lord…twice.
‘This is where everything changes.”
What does this mean LORD?
“Good for The Church… distress for the nations.”
THE GLORIOUS CHURCH
1. “Do not be yoked together with unbelievers.
- For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common?
- Or what fellowship can light have with darkness?
- What harmony is there between Christ and Belial?
- Or what does a believer have in common with an unbeliever?
- What agreement is there between the temple of God and idols?
‘I will live with them
and walk among them,
and I will be their God,
and they will be my people.’” 2 Corinthians 6:14-16
2. “Arise, shine;
For your light has come!
And the glory of the Lord is risen upon you.
“For behold, the darkness shall cover the earth,
And deep darkness the people;
“But the Lord will arise over you,
And His glory will be seen upon you.
The Gentiles shall come to your light,
And kings to the brightness of your rising.” Isaiah 60:1-3
THE DARKNESS AND THE PRAYER OF INTERCESSION
The disciples asked Jesus, “…Who then can be saved?
But Jesus looked at them and said, ‘With men it is impossible, but not with God; for with God all things are possible.’ ” Matthew 19:25-26
Four years ago I woke up with a vision of the soldiers who had planted the flag of the United States on top of Mount Suribachi on the island of Iwo Jima in World War 11.
After a long and brutal battle and many, many casualties with the enemy, a small group of U.S. Marines planted a stake at the high point of the island. That island is only about five miles long and two miles wide. Yet its place was absolutely a strategic stronghold of the enemy that needed to be conquered and occupied.
What did the flag being planted really stand for?
The United States was taking over and occupying the land!
That meant: dominion, ownership, authority, and rulership!
When you pray see yourself like a soldier in the army of the LORD planting a stake in the ground of your counties, remember to walk in faith and declare, “The battle is the LORD’S!”
THE COMMANDER OF THE ARMY
Joshua had a personal encounter with the Commander of the Army of the LORD.
See Joshua 5:13-15.
Joshua was under orders to lead the Nation of Israel to take possession of the Promised Land. They were about to evict trespassers and take rightful ownership of what God had given them 40 years before. This was a chosen generation with an assignment to fulfill God’s will, even if it was 40 years late for Joshua and Caleb. Like one Pastor said, God doesn’t have Plan B. He always has Plan A.
Joshua and Caleb had the spirit of faith…faith that God was with them and God would do the IMPOSSIBLE through them. Time had not diminished their faith in what God had said.
There is something interesting to note about their assignment to take the land. God stirred up the wicked kings of the land to come against Joshua and his army…not to kill the chosen people…but that those wicked kings and their people would be judged for their sins.
God desired to show His people that it is HIS POWER working with their faith and obedience to act that overcomes all the power of the enemy. After all, God could have taken the land by Himself 40 years earlier if He had wanted to.
But God requires man to have faith in Him before He acts. It’s the way the system worked then, it’s the way it works now. God makes the rules, we follow them.
NOT GRASSHOPPERS ANYMORE
What an awesome victory took place as God’s army defeated their first enemy—the stronghold city of Jericho! But different battles require different strategies. It just thrills me to read the names of the thirty-one evil kings who were defeated by God working through His army. See Joshua 12:7-24. This generation didn’t see themselves as “grasshoppers” anymore. They had faith in God!
“Behold, I Am the LORD, the God of all flesh. Is there anything too hard for Me?” Jeremiah 32:27
Shouldn’t we, as a chosen generation with an assignment to prepare the way for The Grand Harvest of every nation and every tongue, recognize this great call and destiny we have at hand? Shouldn’t we be about our Father’s business with single mindedness of heart to follow Him and obey Him?
The times are evil around us, but since God our Almighty Father is with us, we will overcome all the strategies of the enemy, because greater is He that is in us and His Kingdom rules overall! See Psalm 103:19. That’s PURE POWER!
But we need to be very wise in these days….
“See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is. And do not be drunk with wine, in which is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit…speaking…singing…giving thanks….” See Ephesians 5:15-21.
FAITH COMES BY HEARING
…and hearing…and hearing…
Faith is like the gas in your car that will need to be continually refilled.
This is a requirement for effective prayer. Faith comes by hearing God’s Word especially from those who value His Word and put it first place in their lives.
Gloria Copeland has an excellent teaching video from 1987:
Overcoming by the Word of God.
PLANT YOUR STAKE…IN YOUR STATE!
As we begin this New Year, let’s make a new commitment to pray 15 minutes or longer each week for the counties of our state. Pray the LORD of the Harvest to send out laborers. Let’s also pray for God’s will to be done by the VOTERS of our states for the elections.
TONGUES: Spirit Led Prayers
There is nothing that can replace praying in tongues!
Some well-known ministries are asking Believers to pray in tongues 15 minutes to 30 minutes every day. It is the thrust of heaven.
Remember what the scriptures say:
“For he who speaks in a tongue does not speak to men but to God, for no one understands him; however, in the spirit he speaks mysteries.” 1 Corinthians 14:2
“He who speaks in a tongue edifies himself…” 1 Corinthians 14:4
“But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit…” Jude 20
“Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. Now He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because He makes intercession for the saints according to the will of God.”
Praying in tongues strengthens your spirit, soul and body. It also can reveal things hidden to your mind to help you with decisions. It's very powerful!
Tongues for the lost can help to break up the hardened ground of their hearts so that they are hungry for Jesus. It can help to give them ears to hear and understand the gospel. It is also holding back strategies of destruction with the power of God’s Spirit. You can pray in tongues throughout your day, even if it is for just a few moments here and there.
Remember to keep God’s armor on and walk in love and forgiveness. After you pray, thank God for what He is doing and cast ALL CARES onto the LORD.
See 1 Peter 5:6-9.
Cares that you carry in you will choke the Word of God. See Mark 4:19.
God is with us…let’s have joy as we arise and shine!
Enjoy your life and rejoice, for we are a chosen generation that will gather in the harvest and we’re one day closer to the return of the LORD. Stay ready to go saints!
“The Lord gives voice before His army,
For His camp is very great;
For strong is the One who executes His word.
For the day of the Lord is great and very terrible;
Who can endure it?” Joel 2:11
PRAYER WITH PURPOSE
Be Bold! Plant Your Stake!
We are intercessors who pray for three people groups in the state we occupy.
1. THE GLORIOUS CHURCH
Catch the vision Saints! Get the following word planted in your heart so that when you pray, it is released as the Sword of the Spirit. This is HOW prayer prepares the way of the LORD.
“And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in all the world as a witness to all the nations, and then the end will come.” (Matthew 24:14)
During the Great Tribulation, the nations will have NO excuse for not turning to the LORD!
What is the gospel of the Kingdom? Matthew 4:23-25
“Jesus went throughout Galilee,
- teaching in their synagogues,
- proclaiming the good news of the kingdom,
- and healing every disease
- and sickness among the people.
“News about him spread all over Syria,
- and people brought to him
- all who were ill with various diseases,
- those suffering severe pain,
- the demon-possessed,
- those having seizures,
- and the paralyzed;
- and He healed them.
PRAYING WITH LOVE FOR:
2. THE LOST
3. ELECTED LEADERS
Read the 2016 Prophetic Word given to Jerry Savelle and hear the one given to Kenneth Copeland.
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