Jarrod Cooper: a fresh prophetic vision of God’s glory invading society

Thank you to Suzanne Payne at UK Prophetic Words for the heads-up on Jarrod Cooper’s previous post Many Prophets are Prophesying a New Era!, and this extract from his 500: Are We At The Dawn of a New Era of Glory?

GLORY ARISING – A FRESH PROPHETIC VISION OF GOD’S GLORY INVADING EVERY SPHERE OF SOCIETY

This summer (2017) God has been speaking to me about a new era of outpouring that is growing in these coming decades, following the 500 year anniversary of the start of the Reformation.:

The Church will be filled with glory. A weighty sense of presence that has grown since the early 1900’s will begin to flood every corner of the Church – even the most stoic of church expressions will be found weeping at the wonder of His goodness again. Of course, there will be a backlash, that the coming glory is a figment of overly excited “Charismatic” imaginations, but the rising tide of glory and power will reach everyone who is thirsty – the coming move will be so obviously brought by the hand of heaven, that most of the Church will eventually open itself to new realms of power.

The Catholic and even other more “High” traditions will begin to be influenced powerfully by a new presence from heaven. The beauty of history and liturgy will blend with presence and glory, in ways many Pentecostals and Charismatics have thought impossible – and glory will rise upon the most historic of churches.

The Church will become more of a movement, and less of a club for members. She will pour out into the streets and the various strata of society, invading the very fabric of communities. She will meet in buildings large and small, facilitated by new types of church governmental structure, that are fluid, relational, releasing and non-bureaucratic.

Denominationalism will give way to Kingdom authority, led by servant apostles. Different streams or tribes in the Church will no longer be seen as competition, or lacking doctrinal accuracy. Instead, each tribe in the Kingdom will bring fresh emphasis, a strength that the whole Body of Christ needs. New authority structures will create Kingdom flow that lacks bureaucracy and releases the Saints to march across the land in power.

Church unity will flow as never before – such will be the harvest of souls. There will simply be too many people being saved to worry about the politics of pastoring. No longer will pastors fight over members – they will send each other members when their discipleship systems become overwhelmed by the sheer numbers.

Signs and wonders will become incredibly commonplace – even among children, and denominations formerly thought of as “dead”.

Indeed the dead will be raised, remarkable healings and miracles, transfigurations, men and women glowing at the presence of God. Some will be lifted off the ground, objects will move, the smoke of glory will fill streets, rooms, stadiums, parliaments. It will rain indoors – even oil will flow in miraculous ways. The wonders will cause worship to God and become so commonplace in certain locations, that they even seem to no longer fascinate the believers.

But these signs will fascinate the world and eventually be impossible to ignore, even by the most wary of media outlets.

POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT

God said “My glory will invade politics, carried on the shoulders of the ambassadors of heaven. Men and women who have met me in my glory, will be given the opportunity and mantle to stand for office and call my presence in.

Prayer meetings will run like rivers through parliament buildings. The EU will become engulfed in a war for its soul, as the Kingdom of light begins to penetrate even the darkest corners.”

The war for power in the boardrooms and cabinet rooms of the world will rage – but a new grace from my hand, that seems to melt even the greatest authorities will begin to invade meetings and conversations. While some have felt an “Elijah-like” confrontation will be the thing that turns men of power around, it will actually be a release of softening grace that will melt the hearts of kings and presidents. This is the age of grace and glory. Favour from the hand of God and man will be released in the earth, and the Church will be established as prince among the mountains.

A rising of a new type of missionary from the Church will begin to transform politics locally – strong, spiritual, biblically literate and fearless, the Church will march into the political arena ready to be a city on a hill.

MEDIA AND THE ARTS

The Church will become known again as a womb of creativity – art, music, words, media – Christian artists will be recognised as the source of immense creative expertise – as training schools in the arts arise in every city, nation and continent.

Film makers will send shockwaves throughout the world, explaining the fallen brokenness of man, melting the hardness of pride and releasing a longing for divine grace and healing. It is the arts, not politics, that will touch and reshape the morality of nations back to the image of God. Through stories, song, the retelling of divine history, the arts will capture the hearts of humanity and make many question the moral anarchy that has swept the world.

Stadiums will be used for church services again and again. The greatest auditoriums in the land will be filled. The arts and signs and wonders will run like streams, blending into a river of grace and glory that will capture the hearts of millions. Kings, presidents, the influencers of the world will weep in worship at the presence of God. Royalty will fall prostrate before the Fathers presence.

Revivals will accompany theatre companies. Anointed productions will be performed that lead the audience to overwhelming travailing of soul. Queues will go on endlessly as people long to be in God’s presence and hear the words once again. Audience members will convulse in their seats, cry out, rush the stage, run out to the streets, overcome by the Holy Spirit’s presence, in deep repentance. Some will be left overnight in the theatre, as the glory of God moves and crowds become immobile under the hand of God’s glory. In some areas this will become considered a normal response to the arts, such is the power and anointing of God at work.

Successful and renowned singers will begin to turn their concerts into evangelistic campaigns – even giving away bibles, taking altar calls and working with local churches. In some great auditoriums, multiple celebrities will give testimony and perform, with thousands giving their lives to Christ and leaving new churches planted.

Small radio stations will spring up across the earth broadcasting the Gospel, power and presence of God – telling the stories, releasing the testimonies of communities in regional areas. They will become the new pulpits of the airwaves. Thousands will be healed simply by listening, as the wisdom and wonder of God floods the airwaves. Some of these places will become so successful, larger stations will model themselves on the pattern of these glory stations.

GLORY INVADING EDUCATION

Schools, colleges and universities will be in upheaval at the moves of revival. Christian Unions will hold prayer meetings that fill up like assemblies. Outpourings of the Spirit will interrupt classes. Teachers will at times become preachers, as God’s presence moves so strongly in the classrooms. Many will fall to the floor overcome by God’s presence.

Great wars will be fought around the classrooms, as the enemy vies for the minds of the young – but the glory of God will prevail. Schools, colleges and universities will be swept up in visitations of glory so strong, that head teachers will be unable to finish prayers and speeches, and as they weep under the hand of God and the young people assembled begin to sing under the infilling of the Spirit.

“Missionary” will become a common recommendation for careers advice – the hunger for millions to carry God’s glory to the ends of the earth will grow, as the compulsion of love drives a new generation to invade every last corner of the earth with the Gospel.

GOD AND MEDICINE

God’s glory will empty some hospitals. Saints will go in, and prayer will fast become another normalised route to wellness. There will be many times when wards are emptied by the visit of a group of glory carriers.

But what is more remarkable is that it will become acceptable again for doctors to pray and lay hands on the sick. They will see the dead raised, intensive care patients radically healed, and many will come to faith in hospital.

In many places, prayer will become activity accepted, taught and recommended as a legitimate means of healing. Some medical universities will specialise in prayer for healing, helping to release an army of “divine doctors” able to walk in miracles and medicine.

Some hospitals will develop “miracle teams” who are trained and released to move around the hospitals praying, caring and comforting the sick. Churches will be set up in hospital wings.

GOD AND THE FAMILY

The make up of the family will be restored not by the laws of man, but by a movement of grace upon the broken hearts of humanity. The oil of God’s grace will flow upon the earth, and through encounter after encounter, the hearts of humanity, so hungry for approval and acceptance, will be restored to the Father’s Heart.

There will be outpost, after outpost, where a restoration of families will become the norm; divorce will drastically reduce, fatherlessness will fade, sexual confusion will give way to peace and holiness. In some places it will be the Church that become the “father and mother” of communities, bringing stability, nourishment, approval, discipline and tenderness. The Church will seem, in some places, to be almost a parental figure in the nation, rather than an irrelevant relic. Adoption and fostering ministries will explode across church communities, as God sets the lonely in healthy families.

GOD’S GLORY ON BUSINESSES AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Businessmen will be touched powerfully by glory, and become Generals of Commerce – releasing finances and resources into the global harvest. But not only will they resource ministries and churches, but their very businesses will become strongholds of the Kingdom, bringing societal transformation and change. Godly business men and women will be seen as spiritual elders in the cities, and many will run churches alongside, and even within, their businesses and staff. The commitment to transform a city or region will mean businesses become places of Kingdom rulership, to better advance the glory of God across an area.

The glory of God will disrupt the business day again and again! It will seem some leaders will have to trust that everything will get done, and profits will be made, as some will give up days to prayer and seeking God, allowing staff to be in God’s presence, rather than remaining on “the production line.” But these businesses will prosper greatly in God’s hand –bringing wealth and influence for the Kingdom. Habakkuk 2:14 states that, “The knowledge of the glory of the Lord is going to cover the earth as the waters cover the sea.”

Jarrod Cooper, 3rd October 2017

Prophetic Scripture Update #4: Gog-Magog coalition, Putin’s ambitions

On Friday Joel Rosenberg in Jerusalem blogged about FoxNews.com publishing that morning a new column of his on the massive Russian war games underway near the borders of three NATO countries and Ukraine. He includes findings from an exclusive poll he’d commissioned about American attitudes towards Russia and Putin earlier this year.

Regular readers of this blog will be familiar with Joel’s writings but FoxNews introduces him:

  • Rosenberg has extraordinary credentials for his perspective on America’s enemies, earning him the nickname of a “modern day Nostradamus.”
  • In 2002, Rosenberg opened his debut novel, The Last Jihad, with Muslim extremists using an airplane in a kamikaze attack on the president of the United States. Rosenberg wrote that scene before the 9/11 terror attack….[his] upcoming novel is focused on what seems to be his latest prophetic piece of fiction, The Kremlin Conspiracy…

Joel’s blog Putin is more dangerous than radical Islam is primarily concerned with that Russian’s intentions in Eastern Europe and on Joel’s experience as a Watcher on the walls, “Putin is the greatest geo-political threat that the West faces”.

The biblical aspect of Putin’s ambitions, however, increasingly continues to be directly connected with the Gog-Magog coalition foreseen by prophet Ezekiel in the scenario of end-times events the Lord showed him; as outlined in Update #3 (with its account of a ‘coincidental’ attack by ‘cyber-gremlins’ AND that’s not the first time with respect to my blogging about Iran!).

In view of his residence in Israel, Joel will doubtless be aware of developments over the Syrian front, as in yesterday’s Breaking Israel News of Russia rejecting Israel’s request for a 37-mile buffer zone in the Golan to keep Iranian-backed forces away from their border.

These extracts from Debkafile’s recent military intelligence analyses and reports provide more on Putin’s support of Iran:

  • The Russian air force has recently deployed to Syria four of its most highly advanced early warning and control aircraft, the Beriev A-50 SRDLO (“Mainstay”), which is rated the most sophisticated AWACS in operation…(The plane’s)  radar is capable of pinpointing targets across a distance of 600km (covering) all parts of Israel and can detect every aerial and military movement…’ (30 Aug – Russian-Syrian radar covers all Israel)
  • ‘Washington was winding up discussions with Moscow on terms for US special forces to evacuate the Al Tanf post they were holding in the Syrian-Iraqi-Jordanian triangle and hand it over to the Syrian army. Quitting Al Tanf is tantamount to the US withdrawal from south-eastern Syria and its handover to Syria and its allies, including Hizballah…’(8 Sept – US set to quit Al Tanf. Pro-Iranian forces move in)
  • ‘Iran, Syria and Hizballah sharpened their responses to the large-scale Israeli military war game against a potential Hizballah invasion… An Iranian military buildup indeed appears to be taking place on Syria’s borders with Jordan and Israel, in response to Israel’s mock thrust into Lebanon. But they are moving in on areas outside the de-escalation zones which are manned by Russian officers. Their tactic therefore is to entrench themselves in other parts of the southeastern Syria so that Russian, Iranian, Syrian and Hizballah forces form a continuous, impermeable line along Syria’s borders with Israel and Jordan.’ (12 Sept – Iran build-up in S Syria…)
  • ‘The (US/UK-forbidden river Euphates) crossing operation, as well as deepening Russia’s military involvement in Syrian and Hizballah offensives, is a major boost for Iran’s objectives, with grave strategic implications for the US and Israel…Iran and its pawns were creating an accomplished fact, with massive logistical and military assistance from the Russian army…By establishing a foothold on both banks of the Euphrates River and both sides of the Syrian-Iraqi border, Iran has taken a step towards pursuing its avowed goal of Israel’s destruction.’ (16 Sept – Syrian/Hizballah troops cross Euphrates).

6pm alert – today’s game-changing tactics! (Read Russia/Iran’s game-changer.)

Interesting reflection of UK-US connection – and Big Ben

Walking home with today’s Daily Telegraph  in hand I spotted this ‘stop-press’ News Briefing down its left-hand side.

Instantly, I’m amused at how the linkage in our spiritual and political lives, as blogged earlier, is now showing synchronicity in the troubles our Prime Minister and the US President are both having with their own people, not the public.

We can discern the ‘devil’ in the detail – and it’s being especially provocative over the essence of our ‘Englishness’ – the law of the land based upon Magna Carta versus European Court of Justice.

Ours presumes ‘innocent until proven guilty’ out of which grew a globally-championed Common Law.  But European-Napoleonic law is different, as Dave Chapman highlights in his briefing paper EU – There is an Alternative.

Moreover, in my musing over the possibility of that devil doing a double-trial run in both the established church and our secular government for the purpose of testing out if it could circumvent the fulfillment of prophetic scripture, I cited two Parliamentarians as its unwitting ‘stooges’. One of these is Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow, whom I saw almost trip over himself to grovel at Obama during his state visit!

He is the one responsible for silencing Big Ben!

A previous project manager and a director of the company maintaining the clock’s functioning have attested there’s no need whatsoever to stop it chiming during any building works. A Telegraph editorial Speaker Bercow is mistaken to play games with Big Ben comments:

‘…if the two Parliamentary committees whose job is to oversee the administration of the Palace of Westminster were unaware of the full implications of the work, who took it upon themselves to proceed?

‘Once again the finger points to Speaker Bercow, who is apparently digging in his heels and insisting that the plan must go ahead. It is extraordinary that the ringing of Big Ben is turning into a power battle between the Speaker and his critics in the Commons. This is something that could be sorted out with a modicum of common sense and a willingness to compromise. The nation waits to see whether Mr Bercow possesses the former or is capable of the latter, as befits the holder of his great office.’

Therefore, it will be astonishing if and when something supernatural happens with our iconic clock to gain the world’s attention, as claimed by Charles Shamp in what he’d heard from the Lord (Keep your eyes on Big Ben). OR, perhaps that stoppage is part of what is meant…:

“My eye is upon this land and my hand upon the nation’s time, a kairos moment is about to come! I will cause a sign to come from Big Ben that will mark the moment that I have changed the time and season for the nation of England and the city of London. Everything will stop and people will turn to see and hear. Tell my people to mark the moment when it comes to pass for it will be sign of great change in the land.”

Let’s pray there will be a specific action that’s unmistakably of our Almighty God.

Fulfilled prophecies #10 & #13: a 6th time! – corruption in and fall of the EU

It’s time to remind ourselves of a couple of prophetic words of the many on the EU and Brexit and realise they continue to show the Lord’s hand at work in their fulfillment.

First, the awesome warning David Noakes delivered in November 2015 urging us to leave the EU (see UK/EU in/out #4). I’ve emphasised the more pertinent phrases:

“Nation of Britain, I have loved you with a love which has not ceased, despite the state of apostasy and degradation into which you have fallen. My anger towards those church leaders who have taught false things in my Name, and encouraged others to believe and act as they do, is intense and my judgment upon them will be severe. Yet I have compassion upon those who have been like sheep without godly shepherds; and my heart still longs to exercise mercy upon a nation whose forefathers upheld my Name and took my Word to the ends of the earth; a nation whose belief in the truth of my Word framed godly laws and inspired a culture of uprightness.

“Rather than rely on Me and my faithfulness to you, you chose, for worldly purposes, to join yourself to an institution which has denied my Name and refused to acknowledge Me in its councils. My fierce anger is upon that institution on account of its rebellion, its defiant rejection of me and its hardness of heart towards my ancient people Israel.

“I warn you now that the European institution will not repent, even though I bring disaster and destruction upon it. I urge you, O Britain still beloved by Me for the sake of your godly forefathers, come out of her, so that you may not be caught up in that same destruction, for I am even now arising in judgment to bring to nothing what she has sought to achieve. If you will separate yourself from her declared rejection of God, I will have mercy upon you and restore my hand of protection; and I will use you once again to bring light to many lost in the darkness which is now steadily increasing.

“Hear Me, O once godly nation and respond to my call, or you also will come to ruin in that same judgment of destruction. This is not my will for you, but you must choose the course which you will take. I urge you to respond to Me and choose life under my hand of discipline and protection, rather than death in the disaster which is even now coming upon Europe.”

Then in May 2016 in mulling over events I asked Is The Lord Exposing Rotten Politics? First UK, then USA – next EU??  It proved to be a ‘semi-conscious’ prophecy.

Both words quickly came into play, as in Fulfilled Prophecies #13 and #10 respectively – and more soon manifested (here, here and here). We now have yet another fulfillment – the 6th!!

Readers interested in Brexit may have kept abreast of developments regularly reported on Jonathan Ely’s excellent Facebook resource, Why Leave EU? There you’ll have noticed Poland’s objections to EU judicial reforms (Tusk threatens to kick Poland out of EU) and that Spain closes its border with Africa because the EU’s failure to stem the mass influx of migrants.  Also, Poland and Hungary form new eastern bloc ‘in bid to OVERTHROW Brussels‘ and professor Martin Goodwin claims President of European Commission ‘Junker is deeply worried’ Brussels is crumbling and EU is panicking.

And today’s Telegraph banner headline emblazoned across its wide front-page reads (tap/click for link), EU chiefs in expenses scandal.

The broadsheet’s inside double-page spread ‘How the EU tried to hide £500,000 bill for two months’ travel’ asks how much did each of the 28 Commissioners spend on travel? Deputy political editor Steve Swinford’s report opens by referring to an executive director of Access Info Europe’s attempt to show journalists from Eastern Europe and the Balkans about the availability of EU information,

‘When campaigners first asked the European Commission for details about the travel expense claims of the 28 commissioners in May 2014, they thought it would be a straightforward matter. “They told me (Helen Darbishire) they couldn’t give me the information because it was a question of privacy and cost. I was totally shocked”.

‘Three years and more than 190 requests for information later, the EU has finally relented and agreed to publish the data – two months worth from 2016…’

That’s just relating to travel over a short period – what about other expenses at other times? Also, it’s failed to produce properly audited accounts for far too many years – [PS: ‘the European Court of Auditors have refused to sign off the bloc’s accounts for over 20 years due to continued “material level of irregularity”!‘ – Asa Bennett.]

This new exposure is absolutely no surprise in view of the EU’s lack of accountability to the people it purports to represent – which is one reason why sensible Britons voted to get out!

I cannot but conclude this exposure is a part of the Lord’s judgement against the EU.

Fulfilled prophecy #22 – gold and silver, USA and UK

THERE’S MORE GOLD, as in Patsy Southway’s visionary statement Gold, Gold and More Gold!  Moreover, I read about it right after having re-publishing her vision of droplets or nuggets of gold when deciding to check recent entries on Veronika West’s Facebook – her new reference to “GOLD” is absolutely astonishing: yet another ‘God-incidence’!

But then that’s why they’re recognised in being at least three sequential occurrences often on one day, or over three consecutive days, upon a common spiritual theme. They’re just like pieces of an invisible jigsaw falling into place.

So we now have three ‘invisible’ pieces about GOLD: two concurrent emails on visions of gold from Beverley (golden rain), Patsy (golden droplets and wing tips) plus Veronika’s post about the fulfillment of a year-old vision of gold and silver!!!

In not having kept abreast of news over last weekend I wasn’t aware of detailed reports of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, but Veronika noted very specific statements and actions as yet another indication of the continuing fulfillment of a prophetic word she’d received a few days over a year ago, on 5th July 2016 to be precise. It reads:

A WORD FOR AMERICA AND THE UNITED KINGDOM; TWO SHALL BECOME ONE!

“A MIGHTY RIVER OF GOLD AND SILVER; THE POWER OF GLORY AND REDEMPTION IS SHIFTING AND RESHAPING THE NATIONS IN THIS HOUR “!

‘Today while praying for the Nations, suddenly a very powerful vision opened up before me where I saw a large gold hand coming out of the Nation of America, I watched closely as the gold hand reached up high into the heavens.

‘Then suddenly I saw a large silver hand coming out of the United Kingdom and it too reached up high into the heavens, I watched intently as the silver hand of the United Kingdom and the gold hand of America came together and began to shake hands and as the two hands shook, I felt the earth tremble and the ground beneath my feet began to move and shift.

‘Then suddenly out of the heavens came a third large hand, but it was a hand of blazing fire, I watched as the hand of fire came to rest upon the shaking hands of silver and gold, Suddenly the blazing hand of fire intensified in heat causing the hand of silver and the hand of gold to melt, I watched closely as the two precious metals melted into one another forming one mighty river of molten gold and silver.

‘And then I heard these words, “UNITY AND FREEDOM, GLORY AND REDEMPTION”

‘Then I watched as the river moved with great force and in great power, I watched as the river of gold and silver suddenly turned and broke forth upon the Nations of the earth and wherever the river of gold and silver flowed the mighty waters rose causing the landscape to be changed and transformed, then I watched closely as great fires broke out upon these Nations, the blazing fires of purification and revival, fires that will not be quenched but will only burn brighter and brighter.

‘Then suddenly out of the heavens I heard these words,

“WATCH! FOR THE NATION OF AMERICA AND THE UNITED KINGDOM SHALL SHAKE HANDS AND THE TWO SHALL FORM A STRONG ALLIANCE AND THE TWO SHALL BECOME ONE IN PURPOSE, ONE IN VISION AND ONE IN GREAT VICTORY.

“WATCH! FOR THE RIVER OF MY GLORY AND REDEMPTION SHALL NOW FLOW FORTH UPON THE NATIONS CAUSING A TIDAL WAVE OF TRANSFORMATION AND CHANGE, FOR EVEN IN THIS HOUR BELOVED THE POWER OF MY GLORY AND REDEMPTION IS SHIFTING AND RESHAPING THE LANDSCAPE OF THESE GREAT NATIONS AND THE FIRES OF PURIFICATION AND REVIVAL SHALL BURN, BURN, BURN”, says God.’

Then last Saturday 8th July, Veronika posted this:

“HOLD ONTO YOUR HATS IN THIS HOUR, FOR THE SPIRIT OF GOD IS MOVING SUDDENLY, QUICKLY, STRATEGICALLY AND SHARPLY IN THE EARTH”!

‘WATCH! AS MANY PROPHETIC WORDS WILL ‘SUDDENLY’ COME TO PASS…! For there is a divine Acceleration and Momentum that is taking place in the realm of the Spirit over the Nations.

‘THESE ARE THE HEADLINES IN TODAY’S NEWSPAPERS.

“Trump: UK-US trade deal to happen quickly”!
US President Donald Trump has said he expects a “powerful” trade deal with the UK to be completed “very quickly”.
Speaking at the G20 summit in Hamburg, he said he would visit London. Asked when, he said: “We’ll work that out.”
In one-to-one talks, Mr Trump and UK Prime Minister Theresa May agreed to prioritise work on a post-Brexit trade deal, a UK government official said.
The president made it clear he believed Britain would “thrive” once it had left the European Union, the official added.

‘See the Prophetic Word I posted last year! Amazing God we serve. Giving Him ALL THE GLORY.’

Also, she spotted how a photo taken of that Head-to-Head meeting matches the above symbolic image, as previously published on her Facebook!  Notice Donald Trump’s and Theresa May’s handshake and the hues of their hair reflect that picture…

Selah…

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Waves of Glory and Mercy about to drop on Britain

Robin Jegede-Brimson, whom I introduced in Developments in the Prophetical #2: South-east England, draws a prophetic community from churches across Kent to meetings in Whitstable. His v-blog (best seen in Chrome browser) and letter are published via Servant Ministries (original kept in view of extensive coding; hence uneven format):

WAVES OF GLORY IN SUMMER 2017 & BEYOND

A Prophetic Backdrop of Showers of Mercy on the UK

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GPS#8 – on Britain becoming a ‘fisher of souls’ once again

Digital Globe by Cooldesign, courtesy Freedigitalphotos.net

Yet another triple-strike of pieces for the ‘Invisible Jigsaw‘! Thank you Lord.

BUT today I’ve had such bother with internet dropouts again. Editing and finalising with screen going blank so my draft often failed to save properly. Thus it didn’t correct the url or permalink title from last night’s draft. The publication date should read Wednesday 5th July 2017 not 4th July – or does the Lord view it as ‘Britain’s Independence from EU Day’? !! (See Why Leave The EU? for latest.)

A couple of readers over the ‘Pond’ in North and Central America independently contacted me about a couple of prophecies on Brexit: Britain leaving the European Union. Then in came a ‘signal’ from less than a mile away!!

Yesterday, I received an email from a sister from the UK serving in central America about a year-old blog of mine – AND which is ‘God-incidentally’ relevant to a comment on last week’s first post!  Therefore, both contributions warrant close attention. Sister ‘J’ writes,

“I came across your blog a year back around the time of Brexit and have been following it ever since with interest.  I’m writing to you personally, rather than posting on your blog because my comments have to do with a blog you posted a year ago (28th June) entitled New Britain: free to fish for souls again and I wasn’t sure if I posted there whether it would be read..

“I have only just come across this post through following links from one of your latest posts.  It struck me at once that two significant things have happened in the past week or so: The launching of a new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth and the declaration by the government of reclaiming our fishing rights around Britain.  As what happens in the material (world) so often is a reflection of that which is occurring in the spiritual, it made me consider that perhaps these words were now beginning to be fulfilled (and) submit this for your consideration and comment.”

In response to my acknowledgement ‘J’ replies, “…it also occurs to me to wonder whether the challenge that HMS Elizabeth had in leaving port (with inches to spare on either side according to the Daily Telegraph report) is also a picture of the delicate (yet successful) negotiations ahead of us in leaving the EU.

I couldn’t agree more with you ‘J’, but a minor point: the ‘battleship’ in that post turns out to be a much more powerful warship! Let’s check extracts from the two visions in that Brexit post (click title to read in full – emphases mine):

NEW BRITAIN: LOOSED FREE TO FISH FOR SOULS AGAIN 

(Vision of Battleship Britain Being Released from EU-rope – Debbie Jean ) ‘I… saw in a vision in a prayer meeting a couple of weeks ago….The Lord showed me a big grey battleship docked with heavy ‘guide’ ropes at a mooring…as I saw the big old type grey battleship…I heard the Lord speak to my spirit and tell me to ‘release the heavy guide ropes’ as we did this prophetically in prayer…the battleship began to separate itself from its ‘dock’ and move away from the shore…

(I Will Restore What Has Been Stolen From Great Britain – Maria June Williams) …”Do not grieve for what was lost but rejoice for this is the year of Jubilee and I will restore what has been stolen from your nation. Once again you will be known as the “fishers of men”, I will make you into a great fishing nation again, and I will give back what you have been robbed of through the deceitfulness and cunning of man and his laws….” 

Her contact reminded me of American Tony Puccio’s quip last week at the close of his contribution to Cleansing and Preparing for the Lord’s Glory to Visit Britain. We considered his comments in Paws4Thought, except for the last:

“You will have to be sure to send some of those “fishing boats” across the pond when all heaven breaks loose in Great Britain.”

I responded about that matter being the gist of the anointed word Lydia Marrow brought, “The Redcoats Are Coming! The British Are Coming!” BUT I’d forgotten about what my cyber-friend was really referring! He’d blogged last year in his post Brexit as follows, maybe in response to my above post (note: US-style dates):

“I had a vision just before going to bed the night of 06/30/2016 and it has stayed with me upon waking. In the vision I saw Europe except it was broken up in pieces with each piece floating independently in the ocean. I saw people on each of these pieces with oars in their hands and they were all trying to row their individual  piece towards each other but to no avail. Then I heard a voice say, “What’s done is done”.

“Later on that day I saw the same pieces as I describe above only instead of people with oars, I saw people with fishing poles and their lines were dropped into the ocean. I take this to be evangelism. Possibly evangelism could be a result of these events. I entitled the posting Brexit because this is what I sensed the vision had to do with.”

A year previously Tony had blogged in England Ablaze (one of several on ‘boats’):

“I saw a vision of the country of England as I was driving today 08/16/2015.  What I saw was a topographical map of England. In what looked like the uppermost right hand corner of the county I saw a small fire begin. What came to mind here is what the Lord told me a while ago which was don’t despise small beginnings.  I saw a mouth blow on the small flame and the flame grew to a fire and the fire eventually engulfed the whole of England.

“Along with this vision I saw a country(ies) in the same way I saw England which was a topographical map. I saw deep cracks which I saw as division in the Land and got the sense that healing will be forthcoming as well of these lands. The lands were related to England.

“This morning, 08/17/2015, am adding to the vision I saw yesterday. In today’s vision I saw many many row boats, note that I said row boats and not ocean liners, leaving the shores of England for other parts of the world. Each of the boats had a small crew and I only saw one person rowing.”

NOW, back to the present – and future!

Puzzle in Sky by Idea Go, courtesy Freedigitalphotos.net

ADDITIONAL CONFIRMATION – A 3rd PIECE ADDED TO THE PICTURE!

Also yesterday, the director of Acorn Christian Healing Foundation, Revd Wes Sutton, delivered a powerful message at the Tuesday morning service for healing. Newly ordained into the CoE priesthood at the weekend, Wes spoke on the necessity of submitting to Jesus Christ as Lord as an essential prerequisite for being anointed in the power of the Holy Spirit, as is clearly implied in Apostle Peter’s address to the curious crowd after the disciples received the Holy Spirit on Pentecost (Acts 2:14-36).

As an example relevant to the British Isles, Wes told about the 1921 Fisherman’s Revival in Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth in Suffolk.  Fishermen from Aberdeen tracking shoals of herring down the North Sea coast visited those towns and the powerful presence of God brought them to repentance. Thus, they returned on fire for God to their various Scottish towns. Mainly because of the terrible weather 1921, was one of the worst herring harvests on record but it was a great year for the harvest of souls, as Michael Marcel notes in his huge resource UK Wells.

So we pray our 21st Century Britain soon sends out fishers for human souls, not just Dover sole.

As below, Isaiah 55:10-11 refers to how the Lord looks after His word of scripture and we may, not presumptuously, expect Him to also watch over rhema words given to today’s prophetical voices and bring about fulfillment in due course. We can think of His ‘Global Prophetical Signalling’ system as enabling those ‘in Jesus’ not only to discern what He’s saying but also to monitor the progress and performance of prophecies.

“…My word that goes forth from My mouth it shall not return to Me void, but it shall accomplish what I please and it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it.” 

Selah…

Fulfilled Prophecy #21: Ulster and Eire

A special thankyou to Bronwyn M for reminding me what Revd Dr Sharon Stone brought from the Lord 44 months ago in her Clarion Call for 2014-16 for the United Kingdom and Ireland not to miss our ‘Day of Visitation’. She said,

“I believe the Spirit of God is declaring over the UK that He has not passed us by, that we are on God’s calendar NOW”.

What she delivered on that day in early October 2013 has already proven to be accurate on Scotland’s ‘No!’ to independence and the timing “in the next two and half to three years” of England’s battles (Brexit) and eventual victory. It’s perhaps her most inspiring prophetic message and worthy of study – as is her and Chuck Pierce’s foretelling Kingdom clashes for England within/by 2016 (see Fulfilled Prophecy #8 part 3).

The prophecies bring insight and clarity to the Lord’s purposes being achieved through this month’s stunning turn of political events. That October, Sharon referred briefly to the state of play in each nation of our Union and what was necessary for each to align with God’s will. The first part of my transcript reads:

“And so I’m particularly going to target the next three and a half years for the UK…I know we have people here from other nations and we’re not preferring (the UK) but I believe that’s what’s so different about what I’m speaking at this time challenges most people that have put the entire UK into one pot and mixed all the prophetic words!

“I believe that God is not speaking to us as the United Kingdom at this time.

“I believe that God is speaking to us as Wales, as Scotland, as Ireland and as England, and the reason that He is speaking to us individually as countries at this time is because we are not on the same heavenly ‘time zone’.

“So if that’s true then we need to know where we are in the heavenly time zones of God. But at the same time we need to realise that we are there and what’s going on in each one of us is meant to complement and is meant to benefit the rest of the United Kingdom, as well as other nations.

“So the UK is not getting passed by!”

Sharon then asked delegates from those parts of the British Isles to stand up on behalf for their fellow citizens. She then prayed, blessed and spoke prophetically over each country in turn, especially for acceleration into national destinies.

IRELAND

“In speaking into Ireland it doesn’t take a genius to see that’s the western gate of revival for the UK. That means that if God is moving from the west eastwards they’re carrying something that those in England have need of. Does that make sense?”

Sharon draws attention of intercessors to her points, then reads from her notes of what she heard.: “This is what the Spirit of God, the Lord says,

“You’re the western gate of revival, so it’s crisis time for your heart. (Sharon speaks to intercessors) In the heart of the nation I am bringing a brief shock, like a defibrillator.

“In the heart of Ireland I am bringing a brief shock to reset the heart rhythm. The reason is because Ireland has always been a ‘sending’ nation (ie. of people all around the world) but they have benefited more nations than they’ve benefited themselves).

“It’s now time to revive the heart of your nation. Just as man has cut the nation in half (Eire and Ulster) I will heal the laceration portion with prayers for revival. From the west coast to the east coast on your border scar I will turn yesterday’s violence into an arm of strength. An arm of strength that will hurl My spear of revival on into the rest of the UK.”  (Note emphases – mine)

And of course, all satan’s stooges are now in an utter rage about two Christian leaders (not forgetting Her Majesty) being in charge!  Therefore, it behoves us to pray for our nation and leaders and to bless those who don’t yet know any better.

Bronwyn asks, “Could that ‘arm of strength’ be the DUP?”  It’s probably got the credentials for being that in view of its deep involvement with and negotiations out of terrorism to bring stability and peace to Ulster. Thus, its leaders know the differences between extremism and terrorism, as outlined in Premier Christianity’s The DUP Are Not Extremists: Seven Things You Need To Know About Them (thank you Jonathan Ely, Why Leave the EU?).

Charles Shamp #2 of 3: Theresa May will shine like a star

NOTE – This is the second part of a longer post published on 6th June by UK Prophetic Words and which may be read in its entirety at Urgent Word about England, Terrorism, Brexit, Theresa May, The Lion of Judah is Calling You To ROAR. (The 3 parts appear here in reverse chronological order, separated to enable sequential listing in the Prophecy Library, but can be read straight through as published in that link).

Continuing from #1, Charlie expands upon the serious spiritual contention and warfare over the Lord’s will for Britain, expanding upon Theresa May’s role therein (see also post-election comment below and subsequent posts):

A Prophetic Word for the UK: MAY WILL SHINE LIKE A STAR – 10th May 2017

“May will bloom in the month of May. I have given her grace to run her race. She is a diamond in the royal crown. She has been sent and set in her place by me to help the Queen and the United Kingdom. Her legacy has been set in stone, she will not be moved or removed. In June she will shine bright for the world to see!”

The Lord gave me a verse out of Isaiah for Theresa May, the Queen, and the United Kingdom:

“Thou shalt also be a crown of glory in the hand of the LORD, and a royal diadem in the hand of thy God. Thou shalt no more be termed forsaken; neither shall thy land any more be termed desolate: but thou shalt be called Hephzibah, and thy land Beulah: for the LORD delighteth in thee, and thy land shall be married. For as a young man marrieth a virgin, so shall thy sons marry thee: and as the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, so shall thy God rejoice over thee.”

Charlie then says I want you to get this because I feel it so strong in my spirit. God is doing something and he’s going to sever the tide, this root of religion that is of Islam that is coming out of the UK right now. And God is going to marry you again. AS the bridegroom rejoices over the bride, so shall God rejoice over thee.

I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night: ye that make mention of the LORD, keep not silence, And give him no rest, till he establish, and till he make Jerusalem a praise in the earth. Isaiah 62:3-7

Charlie continues: The Lord told me that Theresa May has been sent and set by the Lord as a watcher over the crown and the United Kingdom for the Queen. She will not fail, but will be faithful and finish the course. She is a diamond and a bright star that will shine for the world to see. The United Kingdom has been sealed for the BREXIT, it will come to pass.

I don’t care what the enemy tries to do, even over the next several weeks. There is a turning of the tide, there is a blessing that’s coming, and when the enemy comes in like a flood, God is going to raise up a standard. And I want to tell all my friends, those that I love in England,  that God has sealed the UK for the BREXIT, and the enemy is trying to put fear on the people, in order to try to draw them back in, to that beast, that beast out of Brussels. But the Lord says you have to cut and sever the root of religion.

And I’m telling you right now, I’m praying for you England, I’m staying in constant communication with some of those I’m close with over there, but this is a time that the UK is going to shine. This is a time that Theresa May is going to shine in June, and it’s going to be overwhelming after this election, and there’s going to be a wave of favour that’s going to come.

The BREXIT is going to happen, the enemy cannot stop it, England/the UK is coming out of the EU, God has already said it, the scroll has already been released … I said it in 2015 in England when I was ministering in Norwich … I saw in the spirit that God was going to link the US and the UK together, and that as the Lion roars the Eagle was going to fly. We said that as the lion roars in freedom in the UK and there’s a changing of the government, there’s a shifting of the freedom of the lion roaring, that at the same time there was going to be something that was going to happen in America where the Eagle was going to come back and it was going to begin to soar and fly and we said that in 2015.

… And then in December we released the Word (see #3). I’m telling you what’s happening right now in England is the root of religion, of Islam is being pulled out of the country, and BREXIT is happening, and the enemy is trying to fight right now, with his last breath. And we saw this in December … while I was staying on the Island of Mull, I had a night vision, the day before the US election, I had an encounter where I saw a man walking through the land, and I said Lord who is that man? and He said that’s My church in England, that’s My people in England, that’s My church in the UK; those are My people. And suddenly there was a root, a root of religion, a root that came out of the ground, and it wrapped around the man, and it was like a snake, it came and wrapped around the body of the man, and I said Lord what is that? He said that’s the root of religion, He said it’s two fold, a two fold religious root. And this root had tentacles on it. I said Lord what is this two fold root of religion and tradition? He said it’s the root of religion and tradition that makes My people be quiet and silent when the enemy is destroying them. And He said it’s a root of religion that is trying to suffocate them.

And as I saw this, the root went and wrapped around the mouth of the man, and began to suffocate Him. And I said Lord, how can we stop this? And the Lord said to me, He said that it’s Matthew chapter 3 … And I’m telling you England it is not a time to be silent, it is a time to STAND UP and ROAR. The people of England, the people of the UK, it’s time to STAND UP and begin to DECREE and DECLARE, and begin to ROAR. The Lion of the Tribe of Judah is calling you to ROAR right now.

The enemy is trying to come in and to take the heart of the country, and unless you ROAR, unless you ROAR, that enemy’s trying to come and he’s going to take your heart. And I’m telling you the Lord wants to release the Lion Heart of God, the Lion Heart of the Lord. And the Lord told me that it was Matthew chapter 3, and He said it’s verse 10 and 11: And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the tree therefore every tree therefore that beareth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.  I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you in the Holy Ghost and in fire.

And the Lord spoke to me and said that the people of England are going to be baptized in the fire of the Holy Spirit; there’s a fresh baptism for the church in the UK OF THE FIRE OF God, that as they GO and PRAY, and they begin to decree and declare the Word of the Lord, that the AXE is going to be LAID at the ROOT of the tree of RELIGION and TRADITION, it’s going to be laid at the ROOT of ISLAMIC TERRORISM, and that root is going to be PULLED OUT of the country.

And the Lord said to me to pray for you tonight, all my friends in the UK …the SPIRIT of FEAR is trying to come in to PULL you BACK from the BREXIT. And the tentacles, and that beast that’s in BRUSSELS is trying to PULL you back in, to NOT BREAK AWAY. But I want to release strength, I want to release courage, and I want to release this fresh baptism of the Holy Spirit and fire to you tonight, and as you go to pray, that boldness like a LION is going to come upon you, and you’re going to begin to prophesy, you’re going to begin to decree and declare the Word of the Lord, and God is going to cause the UK to to shine like a bright star… God is going to cause England to be broken away from the root of religion. As the church rises up and begins to roar, the Lion of God is going to come out of your mouth, and its going to destroy this root of religion, and this root of Islamic terrorism that’s trying to come into the country, and the Lord’s speaking to you even right now as you’re watching, that the fire and the power of God is going to come out of you. And the Lord told me, He said to me, ‘Son, it has to be a people that are from the land that are going to begin to speak to the root of religion’ …

Charlie then shares about having had his DNA tested and being 67% from England the Lord told him that’s why he as so much passion for England, and that he needs to stand up and mobilise the people and tell them that that this is a season to not be silent, that it was already foretold that this was a time of contention in the realm of the spirit but the Lord says this too shall pass, and that as we link together in the spirit of unity, God is going to command the blessing upon the UK, He’s commanded a blessing upon the BREXIT, He’s commanded a blessing upon the people of God, and this is going to be a time of rejoicing, a time of the presence of God, it’s going to be a time, where the enemy has come in like a flood, God is going to raise up the standard in the Body of Christ, He’s going to raise up the standard in the UK, and we’re charging forward. I’m telling you, the Lion of the tribe of Judah is going to roar. And the Lion is roaring, and we’re not backing down, we’re not stepping back. We’re not going to faint or run in fear. No we’re going to stand up and decree and declare the Word of the Lord, and the root of religion is going to be severed by the axe of God…And the signs and the wonders are going to begin to be manifested in the nation.

Charlie then goes on to speak more (around 23 minutes) about what we’re going to see in this move of God in the UK. But it all starts with this Matthew chapter 3, verse 10 and 11, that there is a baptism of the Holy Spirit and fire … I’m telling you there is a shifting that’s happening right now, and we’re not drawing back into fear. We’re moving forward in faith and victory and power, and the enemy has no place, he can’t stop what’s coming, there’s a revival, there’s a move of God, there’s an outpouring, there’s the glory that’s coming on the UK, the presence of God is going to move like we’ve never seen before across those Islands, the fire is going to burn, God is going to change the government, God is moving back into the country, the Lord has even saved the Queen, and put the Queen in a place where she is not going to leave this earth until the fullness of this BREXIT thing happens. I’m telling you right now, God has set and sealed her as well. She’s a praying one, she loves Jesus, she loves the Lord, and she’s praying for the country. And we’re standing in unity, and the power of the Holy Spirit is going to cause us to break away from this BEAST that’s out of Brussels, and we’re going to march forward into the things of God, and that root of religion that I saw on the man is going to be broken and severed, and we’re going to run into the freedom and we’re going to run across the land with the fire of God, so Father in the Name of Jesus I pray for my friends in the UK, across England right now, and the enemy is trying to bring discouragement, trying to break their faith and break their persistence and break their prophetic edge. Charlie then comes against that in prayer and releases the fire of the Holy Ghost upon everyone watching the broadcast, and in England for intercession, for the prophetic courts of God, for moving into the council rooms of God and decreeing and declaring the Word of the Lord over the nation …

Continue reading at #3

Charles Shamp #3 of 3: Prophecy on the Brussels Beast and the UK

NOTE: This is the last part of a longer post published on 6th June by UK Prophetic Words which may be ready in its entirety at Urgent Word about England, Terrorism, Brexit, Theresa May, The Lion of Judah is Calling You To ROAR. (The 3 parts appear here in reverse chronological order, separated to enable sequential listing in the Prophecy Library, but can be read straight through as published in that link):

Continued from #2:

WORD FOR THE UK – delivered at Bungay, England, 11th December 2016

(click for video of Charlie’s carefully worded address)

The Lord showed me that there was a beast that was on Brussels, like a lion that wanted to devour England and the UK; a lion that wanted to devour. And the Lord started showing me that the enemy would love for you to be passive concerning the BREXIT, and allow the passivity of religion to not cause you to speak and to prophesy and to steward the moment that God is giving to you right now, to birth what he wants to see established. Passivity will cause you to die because what it will do is it will choke the prophetic life out of you and the edge out of you, from speaking. God wants to give you a prophetic edge in this season to cut yourself off from the root of religion, where you don’t come to association with it.

I’m talking to the whole country right now. I’m talking to the prophetic people of this land, that you cannot be passive. You have to, you have to, let the POWER of God come upon your prayer life, and begin to DECREE and DECLARE what God is saying, even when it seems like it’s not happening.

Because if you come into association with the old in this season, that Beast is coming. And it’s not just coming for your economy. It’s coming for the structure of the church. It’s coming for the voice of your nation. It’s not just coming for your finances; it’s coming for your voice. It’s coming for your church, it’s coming for your freedom to worship, it’s coming for your freedom.

It’s laying at your gate right now so that it can come in. You see what’s happening in France, you see what’s happening in Germany? I’m telling you right now you’d better break away because it’s coming for you. It’s coming for your gates. It’s coming to produce something that wants to take you. I feel this strong this morning. It wants to open up your gates, not the heavenly ones. It wants to open up your borders.

You HAVE TO, right now in this season begin to speak because it’s not just about the finances. It’s about the structure of your church; it’s about the structure of the church in this country right now. It’s about the silencing of the voice.

And if you’re passive about it then the enemy is going to cause that root of religion to wrap around you. And see we always think of the root of religion as simply different denominations which it is, but you know what else it is? It’s the roots of Islam. The root of religion isn’t just a system that falls within Christianity. It’s also a system and a root that comes out of the religion of Islam, that wants to silence the church.

You see all these wonderful buildings that are sitting around in different cities and everywhere? They don’t have a lot of people them. Well guess what? If you don’t do this in this season I am telling you that those aren’t going to be churches anymore.

It’s a real season of contending right now; there’s contention in the realm of the spirit for the heart and soul of the nation. The beast wants to come, and actually take out the heart. The heart of the lion, right now.

The Lion of Judah – you’re cutting us off from the root of religion. We break the spirit of Islam that stands at the borders and the gates of the nation, that wants to produce an Islamic state and we say no in the name of Jesus. You will not come.

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Vision of heaven’s response to prayer to crush satan in Britain

This first of two visions received yesterday makes fascinating introduction to this one in which Nina and I were most blessed to receive last night:

Ruminating over Revd Dr Sharon Stone’s teaching on Saturday on being ‘Kingdom Enforcers’ through a proper understanding and application of the biblical meaning of peace, especially per Romans 16:20, led me to a most interesting, immediate response to prayer.

Last night’s prayer meeting in the chapel at our church centre was opened with a reminder that as we are ‘in Christ’ our heavenly Father has raised us up to sit with Him in heaven (learn about the benefits in Ephesians 6:4-10). So it was from that elevated perspective we gathered, meditated and prayed. When time came to pray for our locality and nation in view of the upcoming general election I was led to use Romans 16:17-20 as not only a prayer but also as a declaration over the British Isles along these lines:

“Heavenly Father would you urge and cause all our brethren and fellow citizens to watch out for those who cause divisions and put obstacles in our way that are contrary to the teaching we have learned and received from You. Enable us to keep away from and be protected from such people for they do not serve our Lord Jesus. By smooth flattery and they deceive the minds of naive people. Everyone has heard about our obedience to You but help us to be wise about what is good and innocent about what is evil.

“And as the God of Peace, would you now crush satan under our feet.”

Immediately, Nina was given a vision of three lightning bolts from heaven’s throne room. She had the sense of being in that sacred place far above and looking down on the distant earth and ‘seeing’ three dazzling, adjacent beams immediately and sequentially light up. In staying alight they had the appearance of a shard of light focused upon Great Britain down below.  Moreover, she understand the vision means our request is answered, “So be it!”

This is exceptionally encouraging and we praise and thank you Lord for this response and look forward to what You are going to do in and through our nation. Would you forgive us of our sins, cleanse us from all evil and sanctify us for Your service.

In this connection I wish to thank Dave Chapman for his kind permission to publish his paper on Romans 16:20, which you will find at Crush Satan Underfoot.

Interesting to note the literal Greek has, ‘the God of peace shall-be-crushing satan under the feet of-you in the swiftness of the grace of the anointed Lord Jesus’. So Lord we trust the rapidity of that crushing is similar to that of Your response to our prayer declaration.

On the prime political purposes of this historically decisive time – 1

ONLY TWO MATTERS should be of prime importance in every British citizen’s mind when voting in next week’s general election, viz:

  • the best means of accomplishing the public’s majority decision to leave the EU
  • the recognition of religious dogma behind, and the eradication of, terrorism in UK.

I do not think it’s a matter of voting as one would normally do, eg. according to party, but for what is best for Britain. Being far more interested in things of the Kingdom I’ve no political axe to grind but need to state the obvious:

If Mrs May fails to win this election decisively and clueless clowns devoid of a plan for achieving Brexit succeed her, Britain would become the laughing-stock of the world.

Also, anyone who fails to recognise the murders of innocent citizens, especially children, as terrorism – and throughout their career has feted terrorists and attended their gatherings and memorials – and countenances anti-Semitism in his followers – is worthy of the utmost contempt and should be treated as not only a political pariah but also an appeaser of evil. Blaming British and Western nations’ “foreign policy” as the cause of those atrocities is more than reprehensible – it is outright treason!

In his op-ed last Saturday, Charles Moore adroitly analyses why “Jeremy Corbyn has a better understanding than Theresa May of what Islamist terrorism is. This is because he shares a key aspect of its world view”.:

‘Throughout his long career as a Member of Parliament, he has been absolutely consistent. What links his support for Sinn Fein/IRA, the liberation struggle in East Timor and his declarations that Hamas and Hizbollah are his “friends” and the death of Osama bin Laden was a “tragedy”? One thing: in all of those causes, the West – especially Britain and the United States – was the enemy…’ (A summary of his dubious associations with Islamic terrorists follows)

Consider Charles’ parting shots (emphases mine):

‘Mrs Thatcher was first called the Iron Lady because she exposed the Soviet threat. Mrs May could win equivalent respect by an equivalent exposure of extremism.

‘After all, this is a moment of change. On Sunday in Saudi Arabia, Donald Trump made a speech. It was little reported here, because our media are interested in him only when he gets into trouble (which is often), but it marked a decisive break.

Throughout his presidency, Barack Obama could not bring himself to utter the words “Islamic terrorism”. His entire discourse therefore took place in a self-created vacuum. President Trump, however, talked to his Arab audience about “honestly confronting the crisis of Islamic extremism and the Islamists and Islamic terror of all kinds”. In a Muslim world scared by the power of Iran and of Isil, and victim (which we tend to forget) of 95 per cent of all Islamist terror attacks, there is a growing coalition for confronting the threat rather than, as in the past, exporting it.

‘The violence from which we are suffering is the extension of a story of victimhood which people like Jeremy Corbyn assiduously foster. The doctrines of non-violent extremists create the space for the Islamist violence itself. “Strong and stable leadership” should be able to win by explaining this.’

This post-atrocities article is well-balanced with Charles’ opening remarks on A Thinking Person’s Guide to Islam by Prince Ghazi, a Muslim theologian, cousin and advisor to the king of Jordan, and whom he quotes:

‘Showing systematically how the extremists diverge from all the traditional schools of Muslim thought and distort the scriptures, Prince Ghazi estimates that roughly 15 million of the world’s 1.5 billion Sunni Muslims support radical Salafists. Of these, 150,000 have taken up arms. Traditional Muslims are many, the extremists are 1 per cent of 1 per cent.

‘He puts three questions “for every Muslim” which are “the litmus test for your understanding of your religion and your heart”. The one most relevant to us is directed at Muslims who live in free, non-Muslim countries. “Is it impossible to live and let live with non-Muslims in peace, friendship and mutual respect as long as some Muslims in the world have a conflict with them or a grievance against their foreign policy?” If you think it is, he says, you are not a true Muslim.’

Next, we’ll consider how to deal with what makes a political religion a world-wide menace.