Update on prophetic words and dreams on US politics

Subsequent to this week’s coverage of prophetic words and dreams on America’s political scene, Tony Puccio posted another dream of yesterday morning:

“This morning as I was praying I saw in a vision a large herd of elephants on the move. I then saw President Trump standing facing the herd. Then I saw one of the elephants come up to him, lower his trunk, and place him on his back. With the President on his back the herd continued its journey.”

Keep watching out to check whether or not these prophecies come to pass…

Truth, Righteousness, Unity , Mercy and Peace will triumph in USA – Veronika West

Veronika’s reference to ancient Jericho on Sunday in response to the previous day’s attack in Reading is reiterated the next day for the USA on Ignite Ireland Ministries:

Credit: Patrick Semansky – AP

Early hours of this morning my phone pinged and I saw this picture of President Donald Trump come up on my newsfeed and immediately I heard the Spirit say, “MY TRUTH RIGHTEOUSNESS, UNITY, MERCY AND PEACE WILL TRIUMPH IN THIS NATION”…,

…and as those words echoed in my spirit I saw an Archangel of the Lord walking beside President Trump and a BLAZING SWORD OF FIRE WAS LIFTED OVER HIS HEAD and I knew by the Spirit that the Spirit of the Lord was upon him…,the RED TIE around his neck was immediately highlighted to me and then the story of RAHAB came up before me..,where Rahab tied a line of scarlet thread in the window through which the spies had been lowered from…and immediately the Holy Spirit quickened to me the Hebrew word ‘TIKVA’ which means…”Cord, Hope, Expectation, Things hoped for, Outcome”…the scarlet cord represents the “LAMBS BLOOD”….,as I began to pray the Lord then showed me the WALLS OF JERICHO and how the Lord gave Jericho into the hands of HIS RIGHTEOUS REMNANT…and it was THROUGH THE WILLINGNESS AND OBEDIENCE OF RAHAB THAT WHEN THE WALLS OF JERICHO CAME TUMBLING DOWN…GODS PEOPLE WERE SAVED…!!

Holy Spirit then whispered to me, “I HAVE GIVEN THE NATION OF AMERICA A RAHAB IN PRESIDENT TRUMP IN THIS HOUR…and because of his willingness and his obedience to My Call….WHEN THE WALLS OF WICKEDNESS ARE DISMANTLED AND WHEN THE WALLS OF DIVISION COME CRASHING DOWN….I SHALL DELIVER MY RIGHTEOUS REMNANT FROM DESTRUCTION…WATCH! FOR MY KINGDOM PURPOSES THROUGH THIS PRESIDENT SHALL TRUMP THE PLANS OF THE ENEMY IN THE DAYS AHEAD”..!

Veronika West, 22nd June

NB: Photo shows Donald Trump returning from a difficult rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, but that night the whole state was rattled by a magnitude 4.2 earthquake (report).

Veronika West re-emphasises Nov 2018 prophetic dream and word for US political parties

Having seen the previous post of Tony Puccio’s dream about this coming November’s US presidential election, Veronika remarks:“I had this word in 2018 but I shared it again a few months ago. Interesting in light of the word you shared this morning from Tony. God is speaking clearlyand provides link to Urgent Word for America concerning Republicans & Democrats at His Kingdom Prophecy]. 

Therefore, I now republish this blog’s version:

PROPHETIC DREAM AND WORD FOR US POLITICAL PARTIES – 8 Nov 2018

Posted on her Ignite Ireland Ministry Facebook today, this word delivered by Veronika is a spiritual ‘upgrade’ to the ‘Third Term Panic’ cartoon by political cartoonist Thomas Nast published in Harper’s Weekly, 7th November 1874. (It is accredited with being the origin of the ‘Grand Old Party’s’ icon of an elephant and includes the Democrat icon of a mule or ‘jackass’ dressed in a lion skin.)

URGENT WORD FOR AMERICA CONCERNING BOTH REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS…!

A WORD TO ALL THE ELEPHANTS (REPUBLICANS), “WATCH! FOR A SUPERNATURAL ACCELERATION IS COMING UPON THE REPUBLICAN PARTY, THEY WILL BECOME UNSTOPPABLE AND UNCONTAINABLE, THERE WILL BE AN EVEN GREATER SHAKE-UP, BOTH POLITICALLY AND SPIRITUALLY, TAKING PLACE OVER THE LAND; WATCH AND PRAY! FOR THERE WILL BE A BREAKING OF THE BACKS OF MANY DONKEYS (DEMOCRATS) IN THE DAYS AHEAD, THEIR CRIES WILL GO UNHEARD FOR GOD HAS HARDENED THE HEARTS OF THEIR TASK MASTERS…!

A few nights ago I had a VERY STRANGE AND PECULIAR DREAM; In this dream I heard a strange sound it was like the sound of the rumbling of thunder in the far distance, as I listened the sound grew louder and louder and the ground beneath my feet began to shake and tremble, then I could feel a wind begin to blow across the place I was standing in and suddenly I saw in the distance a LARGE HERD OF ELEPHANTS STAMPEDING ACROSS THE LAND. Now in the dream as I looked with great astonishment at these incredibly large and powerful creatures it was quickened to me by the Spirit that I was being shown something beginning to unfold concerning the Nation of America. As I looked at this great herd of Elephants stampeding across the land I heard these words,

“WATCH! FOR WHAT I AM ABOUT TO DO IN THIS NATION WILL BE UNSTOPPABLE AND UNCONTAINABLE, FOR THERE IS NOW COMING AN EVEN GREATER SHAKING BOTH SPIRITUALLY AND POLITICALLY TO THIS NATION, WATCH! FOR MY HAND OF RIGHTEOUSNESS AND JUSTICE IS NOW MOVING TO SHAKE, SHIFT AND SIFT THIS NATION”!

Then suddenly the dream shifted and I saw a small herd of DONKEYS walking towards me. Now as I looked at these donkeys I saw that they were HEAVY LADEN carrying a great number of clay bricks upon their backs. As I looked again I saw that there was a man walking behind them with I long stick and he was beating many of the donkeys shouting at them to keep walking, then suddenly I saw one of the donkeys collapse under the great weight of its load and the man with the stick immediately ran over to the creature and began to beat the animal, I saw that the animal was dying but the man began to kick the donkey and shouted even louder telling it to get up and walk, but the donkey was severely exhausted and I watched as the animal lay down and died. Then I watched as the man unloaded the bricks from the dead donkey’s back and proceeded to load up the clay bricks upon the other donkeys who were already heavy laden and then I watched as the man left the dead donkey’s corpse behind him and then began to beat upon the backs of the donkeys that were now carrying the extra load. Then I heard these words,
“WATCH! FOR THE BACKS OF MANY DONKEYS WILL BE BROKEN AND THEY SHALL PLEAD FOR MERCY BUT THEIR CRIES WILL GO UNHEARD AND UNHEEDED, FOR I HAVE HARDENED THE HEARTS OF THEIR TASK MASTERS”! (The dream ended)

LISTEN, WATCH AND PRAY; “Whoever remains stiff-necked after many rebukes will suddenly be destroyed–without remedy. When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan”!

Let us PRAY; FOR THE GOVERNMENT AND THE CHURCH IN THIS HOUR, LET’S SEEK GOD’S FACE FOR WISDOM, UNDERSTANDING, KNOWLEDGE, STRENGTH, POWER, COUNSEL AND THE FEAR OF THE LORD.

PS; PLEASE PRAY AND WEIGH AND SHARE AS THE SPIRIT LEADS.
RB’s Footnote: This reminds me of the warnings Revd John Kilpatrick has received for America, especially this received two weeks after Donald Trump’s inauguration:

(The Lord said), “Tell the people that the middle-ground has now disappeared! It’s either going to be evil or it’s going to be Godly!
“Tell them! Tell them it’s either going to be evil or it’s going to be Godly”. He said, “The evil will be evil still and the righteous will be righteous still. There is no middle-ground any more!...”

A dream about November’s presidential election — Tony Puccio

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I had a dream on June 20th. In the dream I saw a huge elephant. The elephant was sitting on a donkey’s lower back so that its hind legs were flattened and its front legs were out in front of it. In the dream the donkey was screaming out in pain but it could not get out […]

Continue reading at A Dream About November — My Dreams and Visions

Note: in US politics the Donkey represents Democrats and Elephant is Republicans.

Also: an earthquake hit northern Oklahoma on Saturday night and rattled the entire state, soon after President Trump had addressed his supporters in Tulsa. (Tony Puccio lives in Tucson, Arizona)

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

All Nations now at Divine Tipping Point – Veronika West

Veronika published two dreams on Monday, the following version of which is copied with permission from His Kingdom Prophecy: Note that in US politics The Donkey (and blue) represents The Democratic Party; and The Elephant is The Republican Party (and red)

”WATCH FOR THE WEIGHT OF MY GLORY WILL COUNTERACT THE WORKS OF WICKEDNESS AND WITCHCRAFT IN THE NATIONS OF THE EARTH”

“T.R.U.M.P…WEIGHT OF ELEPHANTS COUNTERACTS WEIGHT OF DONKEYS!”

Last night I had a two powerful dreams that I feel led to share as I believe it is significant both in its timing and in its content. I share these dreams for the sole purpose of Prayer and Intercession.

So here goes with the first dream…. Continue reading

Passion for the Nation: Time to Move Out!

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NB: this arrived whilst I was messaging Abel about posting his latest on Battlegrounds, and is published with Suzanne’s kind permission!

A TIME TO MOVE OUT

As we stand on the edge of a new move of God’s Spirit, we declare over this land:

‘when you see the ark of the covenant of the Lord your God and the priests carrying it, you are to move out from your positions and follow it, then you will know which way to go.’ Joshua 3: 3

We declare as lockdown eases and transition begins, a spirit of peace (prosperity, safety and well-being) will rest upon the cities, towns and streets of the nation. We speak health instead of sickness, life instead of death, prosperity against all lack in matters concerning finance and the economy, and that in these days of shaking, many will turn to Jesus.

We praise Him for the power of His love, and the power of His grace upon our lives and we choose to worship, to praise and to look upon His Face. We declare the song of the victory of Jesus will rise changing atmospheres and touching lives, that at this crossover moment, the Name of Jesus and the worship of Jesus will overwhelm the power of every other name. We declare as the people of God put their eyes upon Jesus, they will be filled with fresh joy, fresh strength and fresh courage.  (adapted from October 2018)

The Lord is releasing new horizons, new territory and new vision to all those who will hunger and thirst for Him. In the Name of Jesus, we decree and declare in this nation, God’s people will move in accordance with the ‘now’ word of God in their lives, taking hold, crossing over, ready to advance as a new level of sensitivity and obedience to His Spirit comes upon them. We declare His people will grasp the significance of the hour, the power of His love, His gospel, and His purpose within their lives.

Now Lord at this Pentecost weekend, we agree, across this land Your people will be positioned in every way, open and expectant, in heart and in spirit, for what Your Spirit will do and we say, “Lord, Come.”

We continue to declare in this nation: leaders from all political parties, all Government ministers, civil servants, scientists, researchers, economists and all advisors will work as a team with humility and mutual respect and we specifically speak strength to Boris Johnson.

We declare the voice of God’s wisdom will be heard over every other voice concerning all the current decisions, that His strategies and solutions will be recognised and implemented,  rightly dividing between the health and safety of individuals and the economy of the nation.

Suzanne Ferrett

Moving Forward: A Declaration from Passion for the Nation — Call The Nation To Prayer

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Moving Forward By Suzanne Ferrett of Passion for the Nation on Monday May 18th, 2020 ‘Of the increase of his government and peace there will be no end’ Isaiah 9:6,7 We speak health instead of sickness, life instead of death, prosperity against all lack in matters concerning finance and the economy, and that in these days of […]

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Prophecy of great humbling, then spiritual revival in Great Britain (GPS #47.3 cont’d – F/P #165.1)

A great thank you to Carolyn Stewart for transcribing this vital message (previous post refers). Note it was received last November at a time of unprecedented political upheaval in Parliament and speaks directly into this year’s unprecedented economic situation arising from global covid-19 pandemic. And yesterday came news of Britain’s humiliation internationally, as well as scientifically. Hence inclusion of this prophecy in the catalogue of fulfilled prophecies or those coming to pass (Footnotes refer).

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“I just want to share this prophetic word. I was looking through my phone and I found this. (The current date is..we are in April 2020). And as I was looking through my phone of prophecies I found this one called ‘The Humbling of Great Britain’, which I’d never put out before. I completely forgot about it. So I think in the light of what’s going on at the moment, it is very relevant. It is a warning, but it is also an encouragement of what God is doing in our land. I thought I should release this now.

“As I said, this was given in November 2019. This was just before I died as well, so it is quite a significant prophecy. And as I said, I’d forgotten all about it. I just found it on my phone, but I feel it’s important to release it, so I’ll leave it with you. Please listen, please enjoy, please be blessed, and please spread it around as well.

THE HUMBLING OF GREAT BRITAIN (November 2019)

“I will have the people in this land in derision”, says the Lord. “I will pour out my Spirit on this land, and those people that have called to come together to conspire, to tear down My ways and My precepts and My ordinances from this land – this green and pleasant land. Mark My words: I will have them in derision. I am in the heavens and I laugh at their futility, at the things that they’re attempting to do, to close Me off and shut Me off from My own creation and so close down and shut down My people. For that is their ultimate aim. They want Me and every trace of Me eradicated from the land and from education and from every part of this society.

But mark My words; I have plans to prosper this country, and I will bring to shame the wise. I will shame those who have so loftily held their head up – their stiff-necked heads that have said, ‘We will bring our ways! We will bring in our precepts and ordinances in this land, and we will eradicate God, and we will take Him off his throne. And we shall destroy His church.  But not so!

“Sadly, My own Church has failed to see how impoverished and how weakened she has become. She is literally now a remnant in this country. Yet I will do great things with a remnant. Yet when it was I can take three hundred foot-soldiers with Gideon and I can do a great deliverance, and I will do the same also in this land. I will take this small remnant of a Church that is left – those Christians that genuinely acknowledge Me as their Lord and Saviour – and will not bow the knee to Baal and to all his false practices and customs in respect to the laws that are now passing in this land.

Mark My words, punishment will come for the sins that have covered this land. But the punishment, as I always punished Israel in times past, was so that it may bring them to repentance and may bring healing to their land; that when the people are humbled they would pray to me and I would turn in My mercy, I would forgive them their sins and I would then heal their land. I am going to bring punishment to this nation – a time of humbling – but this punishment is not to destroy this nation. This punishment is to humble her and to chastise her, that she may repent of her wicked ways and turn back to Me.

“There will not be many nations in the days ahead that will be permitted to have what this nation will be permitted. You will have a grace and a favour upon you which many other nations will not be given because I have plans and purposes for this country. And even though My own people have been faithless harlots towards Me, know this; that your faithlessness will only go to prove My faithfulness. I will be faithful to My Covenant and to My Word, and I will bring about My ways and My means for this country, and I will pour out My Spirit. And I will bring Revival, but it will not be like any revival that has been before. It will be uncontainable; it will be uncontrollable; and the world will HATE it because it will be so strong and it will be so powerful that they cannot ignore it.

“In times past they’ve been able to turn a blind eye to the things of My Spirit, but in these days everyone will know about it, everybody will know about it. And the same sun that melts the ice also hardens the clay, and men will just drop into two distinct camps: those that love Me and those that absolutely hate Me. This is why in many respects these days are dangerous days, because it will polarize people, in ways stronger than they are now; but you will know the righteous and you will know the evil.

But mark My words, I will do something wonderful with this country; I will restore law and order to this country. This country has become lawless and it has no more order to it. And your Houses of Parliament are an example of the state of your nation, of the division of your nation, of the complexities of your nation. The wickedness and the hardness of heart and the blindness and arrogance of your nation are all set to display, for all the world to see in your own Houses of Parliament. But I am going to do a new thing. And many men will lay down their crowns and place down their swords before Me and repent and give their lives to me. And many powerful men and women who vehemently hate My name, will come to know Me and love My name.

“And some Christians might go, ‘Why, why Lord did you save them? They’re the ones who brought such depravity to our nation. Why did you allow it?’  Because that’s My grace, that’s My mercy, and the very ones that brought in those laws, I will turn into trophies of grace to make the enemy despised in his own camp, for I will make those who passed those wicked laws be the ones that undo them, for they will reveal the secrets and the dark intent and heart of sinful wicked flesh. And the world or this country at least, will look on in horror at the things that they’ve released and allowed in this country, and they will be rescinded and retracted.

“My people, you need to do this: you need to be spending these hours – because it is only hours – you need to be spending these hours in prayer; you need to be spending these hours on your knees; you need to be spending this time in the Word, learning from Me, learning from My Spirit and I will teach you many wonderful things. But this is the time, because there are many bridesmaids out there that do not have enough oil in their lamp and you need to get it in your lamp. No-one can part-exchange their life of intimacy with Me to those that have no intimacy with Me. This is your chance; now is the time to do it, for in the humbling that’s coming – this wind of change that’s going to blow through this land – it’s going to be a difficult time for this nation. It will not be a long time, but the depth of the punishment that will come will be severe, even though it will only be for a short time. It was like when I said to King David, “You can have three years of this, three months of that, or three days of the other”.

“This will be a short punishment but it will be a deep punishment; a deep chastisement to this nation. And I will humble this nation and I will turn her around. And many who are your enemies in these days will become your friends and neighbours in the days to come.

“So be prepared, be encouraged but be warned; this is not going to be an easy day that is coming, it is going to be a difficult day, a difficult time for this nation. Many Christians will cry out, ‘Why did I allow such things to come to this nation?’ But in part, everyone in this nation is responsible for the punishments that are coming.

“There is much worldliness in My Body, much worldliness in My Church, much worldliness in the mindset of Christians, much worldliness in the teachings of the Church! And the teachings of the Church have lost their anchor. They have apostasised; they have become an apostate church, in that they’ve drifted away from the truth of scripture and have chosen to allow the doctrines of men to infiltrate the teachings of the Church. The sacred scriptures should never be changed, never diluted, never touched, never altered, for they sacred and they are from the throne room of heaven itself. How dare man place his DNA and his ideas over that which is heavenly and beyond?

“So take heart to these words and this warning. Be blessed, be encouraged and get ready, for the time is now when the humbling must begin. And it will be short but long. It will be a short period of time but it will feel like the longest period of time, for it will be very intense. And for a period of three years a time of great humbling will come upon this nation, and it will be a heavy three years, a very difficult three years.

“But then things will change, things will turn, and you will go from Winter to Spring, Spring to Summer, Summer into Harvest time.”

Footnotes:
  • Epidemiologist behind highly-cited coronavirus model drastically downgrades projection (26 March 2020)
  • Govt’ scientist resigns after breaking lockdown rules to meet married lover (5 May)
  • Britain criticised around the world for ‘complacent’ and ‘calamitous’ coronavirus response (6 May)
  • Despite Ferguson fiasco No 10 about to make its second major blunder (7 May) viz:

    ‘The biggest political con in modern history has descended into farce. Professor McLockdown, has choked on his own junk science, resigning from Sage after the Telegraph exposed that he flouted the very mass house arrest he advocated for everyone else. But his defence – that he broke the rules because he had already caught the virus and recovered from it – is even more revelatory; turns out Britain’s most influential epidemiologist believes that not only can you gain immunity from Covid-19, but that this should release you from lockdown.

    ‘If No 10’s response to coronavirus was really based on “following the science”, of course, these new details about Prof Ferguson’s view might be a game-changer, prompting, at the very least, Downing Street discussions of how to rapidly loosen the rules for those who have had the virus. Like with all good farces, though, the most absurd is yet to come. Incredibly, Downing Street shows little sign of learning from the Ferguson Chapter. And, astonishingly, once again, “the science” is being compromised by political hysteria – a scandal that continues to be barely scrutinised.

    ‘But before we get to the meat, let us briefly chew over the cautionary tale that can be cleaved from the career of Prof Ferguson. He has a track record of making wildly inaccurate projections, for example that BSE would kill 150,000 people (the real figure was fewer than 200)…’

Pandemic validates prophecies on Boris Johnson’s premiership (F/P #162.9)

‘Love never fails. But whether there are prophecies, they will fail; whether there are tongues, they will cease; whether there is knowledge, it will vanish away. For we know in part and we prophesy in part. But when that which is perfect has come, then that which is in part will be done away…’ [1Cor 13:8-10, NKJV  BibleGateway.com]

In considering this fulfillment of a couple of prophecies I’d point to a reminder, as in the 15th April posting of a report made a few days after December’s General Election, and asked Is Massive Catch of Fish in English Channel a Prophetic Sign? In view of events I added:

Footnote:

‘Now my reply was dated 7th April and the next day Neil Thomson asked at the foot of Veronika West’s vision of an angel at No.10 Downing St about the ‘short time’ in office that she’d prophesied for Boris Johnson after winning the general election. I got a prompt response and shared my own thoughts on the matter, which I hope to blog on soon. Veronika had been reminded of this only the previous day, , 7th April, upon seeing the Daily Mirror headline shown here >>>

‘So it would seem that ‘Valerie’ makes a very valid point about the significance of four months December 2019 to April 2020!  Therefore, in my opinion, this massive catch of fish does signify an approaching massive catch of souls! How say you?’

This weekend saw the publication of the Prime Minister’s near-death from this virus:

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David Wooding, The Sun’s Sunday Political Editor writes (all emphases mine),

‘The PM told The Sun on Sunday he was given “litres and litres of oxygen” to keep him alive. He added: “It was a tough old moment, I won’t deny it. They had a strategy to deal with a ‘death of Stalin’-type scenario.

“I was not in particularly brilliant shape and I was aware there were contingency plans in place. The doctors had all sorts of arrangements for what to do if things went badly wrong. They gave me a face mask so I got litres and litres of oxygen and for a long time I had that and the little nose jobbie.”

‘The stark reality of his plight quickly struck home when he was wired up to monitors and moved into intensive care.

‘He told how “the bloody indicators kept going in the wrong direction” and he realised there was no cure for Covid-19.

‘During his life-or-death struggle at St Thomas’ Hospital last month, Boris kept asking himself: “How am I going to get out of this?”….’

The relevant prophetical passages are as follows (click titles to read in full):

PROPHECY 1 – Veronika West, 27th July 2019:

“…I believe we will see PM Boris Johnson STAND IN A GENERAL ELECTION and the very fragile chair that he first sat upon will BE REPLACED BY THE CHAIR OF WINSTON CHURCHILL.

“I believe He will sit upon this CHAIR, “THE CHAIR OF CHURCHILL” FOR A SHORT TIME AS HE SERVES OUR NATION UNDER THE WATCHFUL EYE AND FAVOURABLE HAND OF THE KING OF HEAVEN AND HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF ENGLAND…”

PROPHECY 2 – Frank Sui, 11th December 2019 

“…You see, it was easy for Elijah to defeat all these false prophets – they were merely puppets of Jezebel. But it was the onslaught that followed after from Jezebel herself he could not cope with. Boris will win the election, but after the election, his opposition will go after him in a major way. It is absolutely crucial that we pray for him. I believe Boris will be in hiding for a season as we exit from the European Union. During this time, he will handpick a man with a double-portion anointing, who will be an Elisha to Boris. He will pick up Boris’s mantle and run with it, and Boris will resign….”

We thank the Lord that the PM has safely come through this storm and trust he will now be seeking the Lord and in a better place to fulfill His destiny for Great Britain. (Vision of an Angelic Messenger sent by the Lord to Number 10 refers.)

A Trumpet Call: Can Covid-19 change the nation’s values? – Neil Mackereth

Neil MacKereth, author of Signs, the Significance of Bible Prophecy, emailed saying, “I continue to be amazed at your prolific output…I am adding to your reading load with the attached – a bit longer than recent docs, but I felt urged to write it. Hope you can find a moment to read it.” Running off a hard-copy I mulled it over at leisure but was brought back to it a few times in view of its thought-provoking content. Therefore, you too may find it of noteworthy interest…

A TRUMPET CALL
Can Covid-19 Change the Nations Values?

“If you ask me what I think to be the design, I believe it to be this—to waken up our indifferent population, to make them remember that there is a God, to render them susceptible of the influences of the gospel, to drive them to the house of prayer, to influence their minds to receive the Word, and moreover to startle Christians into energy and earnestness, that they may work while it is called to-day.” (Charles Spurgeon, ‘The Voice of Cholera’ sermon, August 1866)

INTRODUCTION – THE SITUATION (April 2020)

Covid-19 is a virulent and pitiless virus which is sweeping across the world. So far, it is an uncontrollable pestilence: it is a law unto itself. It advances like a desert wind, ignoring those in authority and all the usual constraints that govern inter-national relations. It destroys people and livelihoods, undermines governments and economies and is testing the very foundations of our way of life and our values.

It is not localised, or in some way compartmentalised, as Ebola was, or forest fires are, or tsunamis, or earthquakes. It cannot be ignored, ridiculed or responded to half-heartedly, as global warming has been.

I pose some questions for your consideration: Continue reading

Monday newsmix: US President Trump proclaims day of prayer; Primate Of All England Welby, British PM Johnson…well..um?

Catching up with weekend emails I note in his blog As we face this crisis, the President has asked us to pray… American author and blogger Joel Rosenberg quotes an official proclamation issued on Saturday in full. I’m referring to it here for information in order to contrast the leadership of a Christian-led federation of individual states with a once-Christian united kingdom of four nations…(all emphases mine):

THE UNITED STATES

Proclamation on the National Day of Prayer for All Americans Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic and for our National Response Efforts

POTUS Donald Trump even quotes scriptures, and embraces devotees of all religions,  in his opening paragraphs: 

‘In our times of greatest need, Americans have always turned to prayer to help guide us through trials and periods of uncertainty.  As we continue to face the unique challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, millions of Americans are unable to gather in their churches, temples, synagogues, mosques, and other houses of worship.  But in this time we must not cease asking God for added wisdom, comfort, and strength, and we must especially pray for those who have suffered harm or who have lost loved ones.  I ask you to join me in a day of prayer for all people who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic and to pray for God’s healing hand to be placed on the people of our Nation.

‘As your President, I ask you to pray for the health and well-being of your fellow Americans and to remember that no problem is too big for God to handle.  We should all take to heart the holy words found in 1 Peter 5:7:  “Casting all your care upon him, for he careth for you.”  Let us pray that all those affected by the virus will feel the presence of our Lord’s protection and love during this time.  With God’s help, we will overcome this threat….’

NOTE how this ‘newbie’ Christian draws his short proclamation to a conclusion:

‘As we come to our Father in prayer, we remember the words found in Psalm 91:  “He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.”

‘As we unite in prayer, we are reminded that there is no burden too heavy for God to lift or for this country to bear with His help Luke 1:37 promises that “For with God nothing shall be impossible,” and those words are just as true today as they have ever been..’.  

THE UNITED KINGDOM

That makes a HUGE contrast with ‘Great’ Britain where no Head of State or national leader – secular or spiritual – has done anything similar to unite the nation in prayer!!! 

In A nation confronting its own mortality needs spiritual leadership. So where is Justin Welby? journalist Simon Heffer reminds readers,

‘With an absence of word-mincing unusual in his office, the Prime Minister has warned that some of our loved ones will die because of the coronavirus. He has urged individuals to rally round and do what the state cannot, and ensure those in isolation are looked after. Our political leadership has not concealed just how fundamentally life could change for all of us.  It amounts to little less than a recalibration of our existence…’

Heffer then points out and asks:

Mr Johnson began to articulate this; but the crisis takes us into philosophical questions about the nature of society and our place in it that go beyond the training or experience of a politician. They border on spiritual matters. The Prime Minister would presumably be the first to admit he lacks the authority required of a divine spokesman. When faced with matters of life and death, especially on this potential scale, our culture – even if we are not religious ourselves – demands something more elevated. And that brings us to the Archbishop of Canterbury.

‘As deaths rose and coronavirus cases multiplied last week, the Primate of All England, spiritual leader of the Established Church, was notably silent. Given we were being warned of a possible death toll that would remove a higher proportion of our population than at any time since the Great War, did the Almighty’s Anglican vicar on earth have something to say? He did not. Perhaps Justin Welby has been saving up a grand pronouncement for the Lord’s Day. If so, it may prove welcome, but would have come far too late…’

It makes a notably deep contrast with Welby’s call a year ago to a national day of prayer over leaving the EU, albeit unaware of the dozens of prophecies in this regard!! 

PS >> http://anglican.ink/2020/03/14/archbishop-of-canterbury-message-on-the-wuhan-virus-pandemic/

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