In one accord, you will hear the release of a heavenly chord! — CTNTP

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I’m grateful to CTNTP for posting another prophetic word with solid teaching on this topic. (My readers may recall the sound of holy blessing brought medically verified accelerated healing.)

We are excited to have become aware of this prophetic word, which was published on July 3rd on the Elijah List web site, which resonates with the vision we had, reflected by our web page we created two years ago – Releasing a Sound – click here to view Here is the word, introduced by […]

Continue reading at In One Accord, You Will Hear the Release of a Heavenly Chord! — Call The Nation To Prayer

End-Times Briefing 14: Book of Revelation’s importance – 10 key points

In his third annexure to Simplicity, Neil Mackereth asks and points out:

WHY IS THE BOOK OF REVELATION SO IMPORTANT?
10 KEY POINTS

1. It is the Culmination of The Bible Story. The denouement.
Could you imagine the Bible ending with the one-chapter book of Jude?

2. It Shows Jesus in His glory – As King of Kings and Lord of Lords.
So awesome that even His close friend John fell on his face as if dead when he saw Jesus. We know Jesus as prophet, teacher, priest, healer and so on – but here we see Him in all His glory.

3. It Provides Knowledge: to Defeat Misinformation. A challenge to false prophets and false doctrine.

4. It Provides Knowledge: to Help us Understand World Events. Revelation shows that God foreknew, He is in control, and His plan will not be thwarted.
Current events: Israel, 1948 and following; moves towards a new world order – a world economic system and a world governmental system.

5. It Provides Knowledge: to help us be pathfinder guides and watchmen for Israel.

6. It is a Basis for Evangelism.
It is my contention that the incredible significance and glorious wonder of so much fulfilled prophecy in the Bible, is so “undersold” that it indicates the church has been duped into veiling parts of the Word of God Any other prophetic book that was so absolutely accurate over so many events over such a long period of time, would be hailed and revered in awe and wonder by the secular world.

7. An antidote to complacency.
We now know enough to not be caught unawares.

8. Future Focus: it prepares us for what lies ahead.
Revelation tells us more about our eternal home and condition, rather than our current temporary state – more about the significance and urgency of the choice we, and all people, need to make.

9. Worship.
A book full of worship, and how to worship – 11 major songs that have inspired a multitude of hymns and choral works, songs etc.

10. Because God tells us it is Special!
It is the only book in the Bible that blesses the reader and the hearer (Rev 1:3) John wrote it as he saw it and heard it, which may account for its unusual style – he was continually being reminded to write down what he saw and heard, and then told not to change it! – Reveleation 22:18-19.

Neil Mackereth 21 May 2020

End-Times Briefing 10 cont’d: key signs and prophecies

We continue Annex A to Simplicity and examine some items in earlier Briefings:

KEY END-TIME (or SECOND ADVENT) SIGNS and PROPHECIES

An awareness of End-Time signs will help us to see if any world events, as they unfold in the weeks, months and years ahead, can honestly be described as fulfilling Biblical prophecy. Analysis of world events in relation to prophecy requires care and integrity, both to ensure genuine spiritual significance, and to avoid “false news”, conspiracy theories and the pronouncements of false prophets. It will be exceedingly hard to convince a sceptical world that prophecy is being fulfilled!

Some prophecies in the Bible seem particularly significant, in light of current world events, especially in the Middle-East. The following prophecies are worth bearing in mind, especially by those who are intentional about marrying historic prophecies with contemporary occurrences. They are, in short, signs of the End-Times: Continue reading

Simplicity of the Gospel and in Evangelism and in End-Times – Neil Mackereth

I’m grateful to my good friend Neil Mackereth for this paper. I’ve known him since his stimulating summer-time evening courses several years ago in Winchester Vineyard Church. The appendices to this will follow in my series of End-Times Briefings.

SIMPLICITY

Jesus said: “But I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to myself.” John 12:32 NIV (other versions say “I, if I be lifted up ……..”)

And: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” Matt 18:3 NIV

“But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.” 2 Cor 11:3 KJV

Introduction

The Lord has been laying on my heart the need for simplicity. I have felt a growing urgency for clarity and, in particular, the avoidance of theological obfuscation with words such as ‘theological obfuscation’!

First, I am convinced that we stand on the threshold of an unprecedented outpouring of the Spirit. The associated revival will tax our mental and physical resources – we should be preparing now. Our Gospel message to enquiring non-believers needs to be simple and unmistakable.

Secondly, I feel called to express in plain English the End-Times timeline and why we need to re-engage with those parts of the Bible that Satan has sought to sideline. I see the two stages as closely linked: a mighty revival followed by a rapid advancement of God’s End-Time plan.

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We are being lied to! Are you watching the Spirit or the screen?— Wanda Alger

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Although occasionally I ‘bang on’ about the ‘British Brainwashing Cult’, a.k.a. ‘Brussels’ Broadcasting Club’, I’ve been wary of wasting my time on so-called conspiracy theories – some of which do make valid arguments. However, since hearing the Lord’s reply to my asking about the origin of Covid-19 (“It is man-made”), I’m more keenly aware of the increase in diabolical schemes to prevent what the Lord’s doing prior to His Return.
Wanda’s stark warning wisely points to the course church leaders should now be taking to enable the Bride of Christ prepare for ruling and reigning with Him.

We are divided. We may all love God, hold fast to scriptural integrity, and have compassion for the lost, but we are still divided as the Church. But it’s not because of our theological bents or doctrinal differences. It’s because we’re being lied to, and many sincere believers are falling for the bait. The issues…

continue at  WE ARE BEING LIED TO – ARE YOU WATCHING THE SPIRIT OR THE SCREEN? — wandaalger.me

End-Times Briefing 3: the ‘What?’ of Watching > Signs!

So far we’ve considered the Who, Why and When we’re to watch. Now to the rationale of this blog, as stated in its title’s strap-line, ‘Looking for the signs of Jesus’ return’ and we examine what Jesus told us to look out for:

WHAT?

Omitting those which apply to the destruction of Jerusalem in AD70, here’s a selection of signs stated in the first Gospel (Mark 13), augmented by Matthew (chapter 24) and Luke (chapters 17 & 21) plus insertion of Paul’s first and follow-up letters to believers in Salonika, to whom he stressed the origin of his teaching; ‘For this we say to you by the word of the Lord…’

    1. “This gospel of the kingdom will be preached in all the world as a witness to all the nations [‘ethnos’ – people groups], and then the end will come.”
    2. Disciples will stand before and councils, rulers and kings, beaten in religious assemblies: 
    3. Many will come in Jesus’ name, saying, “I am He,” and will deceive many.
    4. Wars and rumors of wars – nation will rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom: “See that you are not troubled; for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet
    5. “And there will be famines, pestilences and earthquakes in various places and there will be fearful sights and great signs from heaven ; All these are the beginnings of sorrows.
    6. “Then they will deliver you up to tribulation and kill you and you will be hated by nations all for My name’s sake.
    7. And then many will be offended, will betray one another, and will hate one another…Brother will betray brother to death – a father his child – children will rise up against parents and cause them to be put to death and…
    8. “And because lawlessness will abound, the love of many will grow cold. 
    9. “But he who endures to the end shall be saved.”
    10. SO, when you see the ‘abomination of desolation’, spoken of by Daniel the prophet standing where it ought not (let the reader understand!), then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains.” [This refers not only to the Roman standard placed in the Temple’s Holy of Holies but also to profane objects or person therein at any time (including its mount?)]
    11. “…in those days there will be tribulation such as has not been since the beginning of the creation which God created until this time, nor ever shall be.
    12. “And unless the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh would be saved; but for the elect’s sake, whom He chose, He shortened the days….
    13. “Then if anyone says to you, ‘Look, here is the Christ!’ or, ‘Look, He is there!’ do not believe it for false christs and false prophets will rise and show signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect.”
    14. For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven…’and the dead in Christ will rise first,
    15. ‘then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up [‘harpadzo’ = rapture] together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air…’
    16. ‘You know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night. For when they say, “Peace and safety” then sudden destruction comes…’
    17. ‘Let no one deceive you…for that Day will not come unless the falling away comes first (Apostasy), and
    18. ‘the man of sin (lawlessness) is revealed, the son of perdition, who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God or that is worshiped,
    19. ‘so that he sits as God in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God…
    20. ‘The coming of the lawless one is according to the workings of satan with all power, signs and lying wonders, and
    21. ‘with all unrighteous deception among those who perish because they didn’t receive a love of the truth, that they might be saved…
    22. ‘For this reason God will send them strong delusion that they should believe the lie (!!)…’
    23. “As it was in the days of Noah, so also in the days of the Son of Man: “They ate, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all.”
    24. “Likewise as it was in the days of Lot…on the day Lot left Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven and destroyed all. Even so will it be in the day when the Son of Man is revealed.
    25. “In that day, he who is on the housetop, and his goods are in the house, let him not come down to take them away. And likewise the one who is in the field, let him not turn back. Remember Lot’s wife: Whoever seeks to save his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.
    26. “I tell you, in that night there will be two men in one bed: the one will be taken and the other will be left. Two women will be grinding together: the one will be taken and the other left. Two men will be in the field: the one will be taken and the other left.”
    27. “After that tribulation, the sun will be darkened and the moon will not give its light. (“And there will be signs in the sun, in the moon, and in the stars…of heaven will fall and the powers of the heavens be shaken”)
    28. “and on the earth distress of nations, with perplexity, the sea and the waves roaring;
    29.  “men’s hearts failing them from fear and the expectation of those things which are coming on the earth...
    30. “Then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. 
    31. “Now when these things begin to happen, look up and lift up your heads, because your redemption draws near.”
    32. “Then He will send His angels, and gather together His elect from the four winds, from the farthest part of earth to the farthest part of heaven.” [The Rapture]

Jesus said, “Take heed; see, I have told you all things beforehand.

Details from The Apocalypse, the book recording ‘the Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show His servants’ penned by His apostle John, will follow later.

IS THE END NIGH?

Not necessarily! I’m not of the alarmist brigade because, in my humble opinion, Jesus is coming back for a bride who’s ‘made herself ready’, which I understand to be a church that has been restored to move fully in the ‘greater works’ – one that has arisen with the glory of the Lord appearing over her and piercing the ‘thick darkness covering the peoples’ (see Revelation 19.7, Acts 3.21, John 14.12 and Isaiah 60.1-2). YET, it may be just over the horizon!

There’s clear indications this preparation is already happening through many ministries. Jesus did say, “I will build my church and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.” (Matthew 16.18).

On praying to our Heavenly Father, He instructed us to petition, “Your Kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven…” (Matt 6:10).

The Lord’s Kingdom rule has yet to come in its fullness so, in my opinion, a reworking – even a significant sifting or pruning – may be necessary as the Lord finishes building his Church and believers make themselves ready for the Marriage Supper of the Lamb.

Next, we’ll briefly consider theological nuances of the meaning of ‘watching’…

End-Time Briefings:
  1. The ‘Who?’ and ‘Why?’ of Watching
  2. The ‘When?’ of Watching > NOW!
  3. The ‘What?’ of Watching > Signs!
  4. Theologically “Watch” means…
  5. Expert’s Excitement – Few Know This…
  6. Pastor’s ‘Sign in the Sun’ Vision Warns of Coming Global Cataclysm
  7. New Ager Sees First Pieces of God’s ‘Jigsaw
  8. Daniel and ‘The Wonderful Number’ Jesus Christ

[Scripture taken from the New King James Version; copyright 1982 by Thomas Nelson Inc. used by permission. All rights reserved.]

End-Times Briefing 2: the ‘When?’ of Watching > NOW!

Continuing the reasons for watching for the End-times, we consider when that might happen:

WHEN?

Jesus’ major End-time teaching was given soon after leaving the Temple with some of His disciples and having foretold its complete destruction, which was to happen about 40 years later after the infamous Roman siege of Jerusalem.

Jesus on the Mount of Olives:

When He went and sat on the nearby Mount of Olives, two sets of brothers (Peter & Andrew, James & John) asked Him to expand upon that prophecy, “Tell us, when will these things be? And what will be the sign when all these things will be fulfilled?” (seee Mark 13, Luke 21, Matthew 24).

He answered in some depth, and by examination of the details we can conclude that not only does Jesus describe later events in that First Century but also those of a much later time, one yet to come but which is now at the door!  So Jesus did, but didn’t, tell them precisely ‘when’!

In talking of that far future time however, He tells them a parable about the appearing of leaves on a fig tree – which many believe refers to the establishment of the Jewish state of Israel.:

“So you also, when you see these things happening, know that it (or ‘He’) is near – at the doors! Assuredly, I say to you this generation will by no means pass away till all these things take place..But of that day and hour no-one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.

“Take heed, watch and pray; for you do not know when the time is…Watch therefore…I say to all: Watch!” (Mark 13:28-37 NKJV emphasis mine)

Other passages of the New Testament imply that He, or Holy Spirit, subsequently gave those leading disciples, and Saul of Tarsus who became Apostle Paul, further insights on the approximate timing of those signs, as below:

Peter preaching in the Temple:

After Jesus’ Ascension into heaven Peter, when teaching in the Temple, called people  to,

“Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord, and that He may send Jesus Christ, who was preached to you before, whom heaven must receive until the times of restoration of all things, which God has spoken by the mouth of His holy prophets since time began…” (Acts 3:19-21 – my emphasis.)

So there’s a huge contribution followers of Christ have yet to make across all spheres of society towards such restoration – we’ve hardly started; not to mention both human and demonic opposition – but however do we restore ‘all things’?  We must conclude that only The Almighty is able to bring about the ‘restoration of ‘all things’ – and doubtless in the manner Zecharia prophesied to governor Zerubbabel:

“Not by might, nor by power, but by My Spirit”, says the Lord of hosts. (Zech 4:6 NKJV)

Although we need to beware of false prophets, Acts 3:21 implies that the Lord will keep His prophets informed of His intentions in bringing this about (Amos 3:7). Hence the important relevance of contemporary prophecy.

Paul writing to the Thessalonians:

We know from Acts and accounts in Paul’s Epistles that this Apostle to the Gentiles was blessed with visions of and revelations from Jesus Himself as, for example, in the main scripture quoted by ‘pre-Tribbers’:

‘For this we say to you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive and remain until the coming of the Lord will by no means precede those who are asleep.
‘For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And thus we shall always be with the Lord.’ (1Thess 4:15-17 NKJV)

‘But concerning the times and the seasons, brethren, you have no need that I should write to you. For you yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night. For when they say, “Peace and safety!” then sudden destruction comes upon them, as labor pains upon a pregnant woman. And they shall not escape. But you, brethren, are not in darkness, so that this Day should overtake you as a thief. You are all sons of light and sons of the day. We are not of the night nor of darkness.’ (1Thess 5:1-5 NKJV – emphases added)

Maybe it’s as well the Palestinian leaders have been defiantly intransigent over the so-called ‘peace plan’ with Israel and, like Iran and Hezbollah, want to wipe Israel off the face of the map!  Even so, let’s keep watching!

NB: the theme of UN’s Year 2017-18 is ‘Together for Peace, Dignity, Safety  & Respect For All’, as outlined in Three Prophetic Jigsaw Pieces.

Next, we include Paul’s later explanation so click 3 below for what we’re watching for…

End-Time Briefings:
  1. The ‘Who?’ and ‘Why?’ of Watching
  2. The ‘When?’ of Watching > NOW!
  3. The ‘What?’ of Watching > Signs!
  4. Theologically “Watch” means…
  5. Expert’s Excitement – Few Know This…
  6. Pastor’s ‘Sign in the Sun’ Vision Warns of Coming Global Cataclysm
  7. New Ager Sees First Pieces of God’s ‘Jigsaw
  8. Daniel and ‘The Wonderful Number’ Jesus Christ

End-Times Briefing 1: the ‘Who?’ and ‘Why?’ of Watching

In view of current events it’s time to reconsider the End-times foretold in the Holy Bible with a series of brief overviews, followed by others’ recent insights.

First, we revisit the mini-series published in February 2018 and lodged in the main menu for reference purposes. It was preceded by a couple of re-blogs referring to one of eight possible eschatological scenarios – a pre-Tribulation Rapture – and, together with a theological blog’s discussion, I was prompted to expand upon one of this blog’s earliest entries – ‘Why Watch?’

Now, let’s consider the ‘Who, Why, When and What’ of our watching:

WHO?

You, me and everyone, especially those who believe in and follow Jesus Christ – HE is the WHO and thus the basic reason we should be watching. If you’re not familiar with His life, ministry and status, or with the fact we can be in a close, loving relationship with Him, then dip into this blog’s brief outline at Do You Know Jesus?

WHY?

For me, a totally unexpected and very spectacular, life-changing event in 1989 made watching very personal and connected into relevant, directive scripture. Then in 2008, wanting to check Jesus’ parable of the wheat and tares in Matthew 13, I opened my Bible and IT EXPLODED! and I heard

“This is ALL about to be fulfilled!”

Thus impelled in February 2009 I began emailing friends and church leaders on current events and prophecy with The Endgame Is Now In Play, wherein I wrote:
‘Jesus urged His disciples to look out for and observe signs of the times. Regarding their questions about His return at the end of this Age, the earliest Gospel account has Jesus stressing 7 times, “Watch…be alert…on your guard“ (Mark 13). Matthew 24 reports Jesus saying 4 times, “Watch…and when you see…” followed by the parables of the burglar (Jesus coming “like a thief in the night”) and of the virgins > “Don’t be caught napping!” [Is the Church still asleep?] Luke’s account has, “Be always on the watch…” (Luke 21:36 and chapter 12 (NIV) has sections on watchfulness and interpreting the times. In each Gospel Jesus commands, Learn the lesson of the fig tree…”. Also, the Apostles went on to give more indicators (Acts 3:20-1, Hebrews 12:26-7, 2 Peter 3, 2 Timothy 3 and the first and second letters to the Thessalonians).’

It’s claimed that for every OT prophecy about Jesus Christ’s birth and life there’s seven to eight times as many about His eventual return or ‘Parousia’, also called ‘The Second Advent’ or ‘Second Coming’. I’m of the opinion the likelihood of that event in our lifetime is rapidly increasing !

Jesus stressed the great importance of His return. Eg, His instruction to the four who’d been with Him from the outset of His mission is given at Mark 13:33-37 (NKJV):

Take heed, watch and pray; for you do not know when the time is. It is like a man going to a far country, who left his house and gave authority to his servants, and to each his work, and commanded the doorkeeper to watch.

Watch therefore, for you do not know when the master of the house is coming – in the evening, at midnight, at the crowing of the rooster, or in the morning – lest, coming suddenly, he finds you sleeping! And what I say to you, I say to all, ‘Watch!’.”

That’s why I’m watching and, believer or not, you too are included, as is implicit in Jesus’ admonition: “I say to ALL…

So, watching for Him is and always has been THE ‘inclusive’ activity – and one with divine warrant!

How Can We Be Sure?

You may object and say, “But even if that’s an accurate quotation it’s only guesswork”. That is, prophecies don’t always come to pass. In answer and in synopsis only, I offer the following key to foretelling the future.:

We’re privileged to learn what Almighty God has decided is to happen. He shared his plans with a select number of ancient sages, or prophets, over a long period that started 29 centuries ago, and several centuries before Christ. Amidst extensive instructions He told the prophet Isaiah:

“For I am God and there is no other, I am God, and there is none like Me, declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things that are not yet done, saying, ‘My counsel shall stand and I shall do all My pleasure’…” (Isaiah 46:9-10 NKJV)

In fact, some years before Isaiah the first of the ‘writing prophets’ had received a distinct word about God’s intention to divulge His plans. This is recorded in Amos’ scroll at the seventh verse of the third chapter (in modern notation):

“Surely the Lord God does nothing, unless He reveals His secret to His servants the prophets.”

Next, we learn when we’re to be watching for whatever’s coming, so click 2 below…

End-Time Briefings:
  1. The ‘Who?’ and ‘Why?’ of Watching
  2. The ‘When?’ of Watching > NOW!
  3. The ‘What?’ of Watching > Signs!
  4. Theologically “Watch” means…
  5. Expert’s Excitement – Few Know This…
  6. Pastor’s ‘Sign in the Sun’ Vision Warns of Coming Global Cataclysm
  7. New Ager Sees First Pieces of God’s ‘Jigsaw
  8. Daniel and ‘The Wonderful Number’ Jesus Christ

Follow The Cloud – Tony Puccio

“I’ve seen this vision for a while now so I am going to post it.

“Imagine, if you will, a church building that had been destroyed and this will show what I saw in the vision. The church lay in ruins, no roof overhead, walls crumbled, but some pews remained intact. I saw people there and at first glance one would want to commend them for their faithfulness.

“However, what I saw next changed my perspective…

“I saw a cloud moving away from the destroyed church building. There were a few, and let me re-emphasize, a few saw the cloud and left, while the majority stayed in the destroyed church building. I saw nothing else around, ie, new church buildings.

“It was just the people who had chosen to follow the cloud wherever it was leading.  The Israelites followed the cloud. When it moved, they moved. When it rested, they rested. Like the church building in my vision those refusing to follow the cloud would be left basically in the desert to fend for themselves. Following the cloud is imperative in these last days as we are headed into uncharted territory. Those in the destroyed church building, although the cloud was no longer there, stayed because it was a place they were familiar with.

“The cloud represents a walk of faith, a giving-up the familiar and yielding to the unfamiliar. To not follow the cloud is to be in rebellion, face famine of hearing God’s Word, His presence.

“This vision started when I heard the Lord speak to my spirit saying the cloud is moving.”

Tony Puccio, 3rd June 2020, My Dreams and Visions

I comment as follows on his blog: “Obviously Tony this is the next part of your unfolding visions that I was blessed to cover a few weeks ago in connection with other ‘GPS’ from the Lord (A Directive: Urgent Word For The Global Church – GPS#47.4).
To my understanding, this fits with part of the directive pastor Thomas Harry of Falkirk, Scotland, received. Under section ‘Unprecedented Signs & Wonders’ he writes,
‘Christianity as we have known it and church as we have known it is over. God has saved His best for last and we will be unrecognisable in both our identity and how we operate’.”

Tony replies: “To quote prophet Daniel, ‘those who know their God will do exploits’.”

GPS #48.2: Divine Launching of a Greater Kingdom Work in the Nations – Veronika West

As mentioned in the previous post about my musing upon the Lord’s possible purpose this Pentecost for His Bride-to-be, here’s its second God-incidental confirmation posted by Veronika West on the same day:

“KAIROS MOMENT OF DIVINE LAUNCHING INTO A GREATER KINGDOM WORK IN THE NATIONS OF THE EARTH”…!

‘I have just been WATCHING THE LAUNCHING OF A ROCKET ON US SOIL….and as I’m watching I am shown by the Spirit of Revelation that this is POWERFULLY SIGNIFICANT PROPHETICALLY….I believe what’s taking place in the earthly realm is a DIRECT REFLECTION OF WHAT’S NOW TAKING PLACE IN THE SPIRIT REALM IN THIS HOUR AND SEASON….!!!

‘Get ready Beloved….I hear the Spirit say, “WATCH FOR THIS IS KAIROS MOMENT OF DIVINE LAUNCHING INTO A GREATER KINGDOM WORK IN THE NATIONS OF THE EARTH”….I see that this a time where God is now catapulting His people into their callings and Kingdom destinies, many are being supernaturally launched out into a GREATER KINGDOM WORK….and many are now being taken higher and further than they have ever experienced before….!

‘See this Powerful Prophetic Word God have me in early January, long before the Coronavirus struck the Nations, many aspects of this Word is being fulfilled in this hour….New E-R-A = EXPECT RADICAL ADVANCEMENT (click for MUST READ).’

This vision of Veronika’s is yet another example – the 48th – of the Lord’s GPS system (ie. His Global Prophecy Signalling) in action!

Digital Globe by Cooldesign, courtesy Freedigitalphotos.net

Isaiah 50:4 gem: The Bride of Christ’s own resurrection at Pentecost? (GPS #48.1)

The Lord God has given Me
The tongue of the learned,
That I should know how to speak
A word in season to him who is weary.
He awakens Me morning by morning,
He awakens My ear to hear as the learned.
(Isaiah 50:4 NKJV, courtesy BibleGateway)

Awakening early Saturday – 30th May, the in-between Shavuot-Pentecost day – I found my spirit buzzing excitedly over Messianic scholar Dr Fruchtenbaum’s brief exposition on Shavuot, aka Pentecost. I’d re-read it last thing Friday and scribbled an introduction for re-blogging it next day, if I may get a half-hour online.

Of Jesus’ followers, 120 disciples/apostles were ‘born-again’ and baptised in the Holy Spirit and fire, thus bringing the church of Jesus Christ into existence.

I submit: the learned doctor’s thesis is foundational to current prophecies on the church-changing importance of Pentecost 2020. Moreover, my early-morning musing brought the following notion, which I’d like prophetically gifted readers to weigh. First, a bit of background:

Since last year I’ve been asking the Lord to deal with the growing apostasy and put His spirit of holy fear into reprobate church leaders. The ‘dragon’ found a way to close down all churches worldwide by sending the ‘Chinese flu’ and, for the first time in history since the original Passover in ancient Egypt, all Jews and Christians are behind locked doors because of a plague during their holiest festivals; Passover, Good Friday, Resurrection Sunday – and 50 days later the situation at Pentecost remains unchanged.

I remonstrated with and asked the Lord, “Is today’s Church the one you started building to become Your Bride; the one you said the gates of hell shall not prevail against? Lord, the snake has slithered into its holy precincts unchallenged; even welcomed by some!”

Then a few months ago we were delighted to learn of a pastor who moves strongly in the Holy Spirit’s gift of prophecy, whom the Lord told to resign from leadership and then to watch how He – Jesus Christ – builds His Church today!!!

With all that in mind, plus challenging an author who, self-admittedly not a prophet, is  adamant he knows what God is doing – which includes not blessing The UK Blessing and similar ‘siren songs’! – this dropped into mind upon waking Saturday morn..:

With church buildings shut according to civil law, the bride of Christ is locked away as though entombed – like the first disciples were after Jesus’ crucifixion, resurrection and during prayer-period leading into Shavuot. That is, her body stopped functioning in the natural but the Lord has arranged for her to be revived with Holy Spirit’s power, just like at His Resurrection!

Therefore, today’s churches are going through a ‘death’ and ‘resurrection’ to prepare those who ardently desire Jesus for a new life; one empowered to fulfill His mission.

That is, I believe we’re about to witness the Bride of Christ’s Resurrection in preparation for His Return…!!!  This means a radical change within church-goers to move out and do the ‘Greater Works’ (John 14:12) in the ripening global Harvest.

1st God-incidental Confirmation:

In that morning’s shared devotional reading from Sanctuary – Moments in His Presence, the author David Strutt tells of a couple of reminder cards pinned above his desk, one of which is Isaiah 50 and thus confirmed my minutes-before musing. David quotes that verse:

‘…He awakens me morning by morning, He awakens my ear to listen as a disciple‘ and continues, ‘If you are being taught by the Lord, you are His disciple. I often repeat this verse to myself on waking, long before i get to my desk. I commend it to you as a way of life – it is true. It is the word of the Lord to you.’

2nd God-incidental Confirmation:

This God-arranged ‘coincidence’ appears in Veronika West’s personal vision published that same day, 30th May, which I didn’t read ’til getting back online today! (click here)

Our Father’s Joy in facing the Evil One — Wanda Alger

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This profound word on how Abba laughs at the Adversary, as shared with Wanda, goes hand-in-hand with the previous post on Steve Hepden’s insight about Jesus’ trial and the counterfeit ‘son‘…

We are in a protracted battle that is not ending any time soon. We are facing things many of us never thought possible. Not only is our nation in massive turmoil and chaos, spiritual forces are pressing upon believers and we need to gird ourselves for the days ahead. 727 more words

Continue treading at THE FATHER’S JOY IN FACING EVIL — wandaalger.me