Yesterday, Sunday 29th November, not only marks the beginning of Advent but also is personally nostalgic because of the life-changing dream 31 years ago that brought a totally unexpected and radical encounter with Jesus Christ.
Upon awaking 31 years ago tomorrow (14th September 1989), I was so happy to find I’m still alive after having had a close call with death in the night!
The previous evening in Pangbourne, Berkshire, I’d firmly shut the door to hearing any more about God’s Good News! But that night had been spent at my childhood home at 212 E___ Rd, Stockport, Cheshire, to undergo a life-changing event.
In a most unusual dream I went back in time and place. A dream so lucid that even three decades later it remains vividly etched within me. Here’s what had happened (copied from original, explanatory comments in italics).: Continue reading
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
1 Then Jesus went out and departed from the temple, and His disciples came up to show Him the buildings of the temple. 2 And Jesus said to them, “Do you not see all these things? Assuredly, I say to you, not one stone shall be left here upon another, that shall not be thrown down.”
THE CENTRE LINE OF END-TIME PROPHECY – WHERE ARE WE NOW?
At the start of Matthew 24 the disciples are seeking Jesus’ acknowledgement that the Temple is a beautiful building. They were shocked by His response, that the Temple would be utterly destroyed, not one stone left on another. This startling prophetic statement leads them to ask two very significant questions:
“When will this happen, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?” (Jesus responds to this as two questions, the second having two parts)
Before answering these questions, Jesus warns the disciples against being deceived by people falsely claiming to be Christ. This thread of potential deception by false prophets continues throughout the chapter. Continue reading
Those following these Briefings will appreciate the direct relevance of Sign #27 to this video and transcript, for which I’m grateful for Carolyn Stewart’s very helpful expertise and schedule.
On Wednesday 27th May pastor Christopher Wickland posted this alarm or warning on what’s soon to hit the world. (To date, his November 2019 prophecy of a great humbling then spiritual revival of Britain is accurate.) As with all prophecies, please seek the Lord in weighing this vision.
In NKJV, Christopher’s Luke reference is headed ‘The Coming of the Son of Man’:
“Welcome to another thought for the day. Today I have quite a serious message and one which probably many Christians will find a little bit hard to stomach. I will start with this piece of scripture, then I will get straight into it. Continue reading
You may recall reading, and hopefully not too puzzled by, Triple-Twelve Significance of December’s General Election. I noted the PM’s inspired selection of the 12th day of the 12th month, and which is also the 12th day of Advent, for this overdue political event.
The blog generated a lot of interesting contributions, of which a number brought more insight, as follows:
“Everything is on track, prophetically speaking. Veronika West’s 2 chairs prophecy now enters its final month, ending at end of Nov or thereabouts – Chris Moyler [see below].
“2019 also adds up to 12!” – Wendy Weeldon.
“I am fascinated by the work of the Almighty. I remember sometime ago messaging you that the Lord had one more thing to reveal – I sense this is it and what a surprise – numbers are so important in the works of the Lord. I knew 3×12 was not enough! 4×12 is 48 and the day after, 49 – Jubilee is the day on which the result will be declared. (Emphasis mine)
“Alleluia … The General Election is in His hands – Jubilee – Sabbaths’ Sabbath – the year of release! Alleluia!”- email from Erica.
Also, the Facebook page brought a host of comments. Those on numbering are as follows:
Jeroma Davies: “The No 12 signifies perfection re: 12 Disciples,12 Tribes of Israel, 144,000 made up of 12×12 in scripture. But for us as a Nation God is Releasing a PERFECT FOUNDATIONAL GOVERNMENT! Amen.”
Maxine Phyllis: “It speaks to me of the three-dimensional New Jerusalem, described in Revelation 21 as 12,000 stadia in length, and width, and height. The wall was measured as 144 cubits in human measurement (v.16-17).“
Yvonne Coombs: “The twelve tribes with the four banners! England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales…Success of UK and any other Country is to bless Israel and the 12 relates to the 12 tribes of Judah and there are the four banners of those tribes and this I believe spiritually represents England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, a symbolic alignment of God’s will that correlates with blessing Israel…The 4 Divisions or Groups of 3 Tribes, were headed by the Tribes of Judah, Reuben, Ephraim and Dan, and the principal banners of these four tribes are shown in the East ‐ A Lion, A Man, An Ox and an Eagle. [To this I added links to Vision of Lion & Four Faces of God and Veronika West’s similar vision.
The Facebook thread closed with further, notable thoughts from intercessor Maxine over in Nova Scotia submitted last weekend as follows (extracts only).:
“Today I went to read scripture and the Bible opened at the NEXT chapter (book of Esther). My eyes immediately fell on verse 1 chapter nine, which says “On the thirteenth day of the TWELFTH month, the month of Adar, the order commanded by the King was to be carried out.” There was a period of time between the month of Sivan (called the THIRD month in the Bible) and the month of Adar (TWELFTH month) in which preparations were made to seize the final victory. That’s a nine-month period which lines up with Veronika West’s post about the baby’s head crowning, etc. Not sure of how the Jewish months are calculated but the month of Adar is equivalent to February/March on ours, lining up with the date of Purim in 2020. It comes to me that the time between December 12, 2019 (election date) and Purim 2020 will call for powerful times of rising up and driving the enemy back..
“It comes to me that there are TWO twelves happening with Brexit; one representing the Kingdom of God manifesting on the earth (one which I’ve heard the Lord say “is Jewish from beginning to end”) and one in the New Jerusalem above, who is free and who is our mother (Galatians 4:26). It’s a full circle event in which the fullness of the Kingdom sees both Spirit-led Christians and Jews overcoming the enemy entirely…”
SO, a most hearty and grateful thankyou goes not only to the above but also to all my readers.
The references to a fourth 12 by Wendy and Erica, together with Yvonne’s reference to four and Jeroma and Maxine’s implied references to solidity, served to enhance Chris’ reminder of the dream of two chairs at a meeting of Boris Johnson and the Queen that Veronika West reported on 26th July (see Pray for New PM Boris Johnson).
Those emphatic changes of the election’s date from a triple-12 to quadruple-12, indicate the importance of that dream’s possible manifestation. Study therefore, this extract of Veronika’s posting:
“Now in the dream I saw Boris Johnson shaking hands with Her Majesty the Queen and they both began to chat with one another about the new position of influence that Boris would have in the days ahead in the Nation. As I watched them talk in the dream they both proceeded to sit down together, and as they went to take their seats, suddenly I noticed that the CHAIR that PM Boris Johnson took was a chair that LOOKED LIKE AN OLD ANTIQUE CHAIR, WHICH WAS NOT ONLY VERY EXPENSIVE BUT VERY, VERY FRAGILE, NOW AS I LOOKED AGAIN IN THE DREAM AT THIS OLD AND EXPENSIVE ANTIQUE CHAIR, THE FOUR (4) LEGS OF THE CHAIR WERE IMMEDIATELY HIGHLIGHTED TO ME AS SOMETHING VERY SIGNIFICANT, BOTH the number of legs that the chair had (4) and the fact that THE LEGS OF THE CHAIR LOOKED VERY SKINNY AND NOT VERY STRONG…
“…But as I was praying in the dream, suddenly I heard THESE WORDS, “WATCH AND PRAY FOR THE NEXT FOUR MONTHS WILL BE MARKED WITH GREAT UNCERTAINTY AND DANGER FOR PRIME MINISTER BORIS JOHNSON AND HIS CABINET, FOR THERE WILL BE THOSE WHO WILL RELENTLESSLY SEEK TO UNSEAT HIM AND TO BRING DOWN HIS GOVERNMENT”..!
“On Hearing those words in the dream, I began to CRY OUT FOR THE NATION ONCE AGAIN..! And suddenly the dream shifted and I saw the Queen stand up and I heard her say these words to PM Boris Johnson, “COME! DO NOT SIT ON THAT SEAT, IT’S NOT VERY STRONG OR STURDY BUT RATHER SIT ON THIS SEAT”..,and I watched as Her Majesty then led PM Boris Johnson to the CHAIR OF WINSTON CHURCHILL… and I watched as PM BORIS JOHNSON THEN SAT DOWN UPON THE LARGE AND COMFORTABLE CHAIR WHICH HAD BELONGED TO SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL!”
My readers’ references to ‘improving’ 3 x 12 up to 4 x 12, appears to confirm Veronika’s repeated emphasis upon 4, especially in changing chairs from one of weak legs to one of four very sturdy legs for governmental (ie: No. 12) purposes.
At long last a semblance of purpose has emerged from the utterly shameful, shambolic, divisive collection of those who supposedly represent the British people in Parliament. By a massive majority of 438 ‘for’ vs. 20 ‘against’, they voted to hold a general election and which will be on Thursday 12th December, the twelfth month of 2019.
Let’s look first at the scriptural significance of number 12. Bible Study website states, ‘The meaning of 12, which is considered a perfect number, is that it symbolises God’s power and authority, as well as serving as a perfect governmental foundation. It can also symbolize completeness or the nation of Israel as a whole’ As my birthday is on 22nd I especially note that, ‘Twelve can be found in 187 places in God’s word (and) Revelation alone has 22 occurrences of the number.’ (For examples of its occurrence click the above link.)
Therefore, I conclude it is highly significant that a British government without operational majority, and thus continually stymied by the House of Commons, is to be renewed by a fresh vote of the people on a date that’s not only doubly significant for governing (ie. on 12th of the 12th) but also – and of great spiritual import – on the 12th day of Advent!
The liturgical season of Advent is observed in many Churches as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for celebrating the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas, but begins with the expectation of Jesus’ return at the Second Coming. The term ‘advent’ is from the Latin word meaning “coming”. [Note direct relevance of Advent to when Jesus visited me as I was about to die and thus rescued me from the devil’s domain!!]
Hence, the great import of this general election’s ‘triple-twelve’ timing.
Futhermore, it augments as well as endorses prophecies about Prime Minister Johnson and Brexit, especially the word Veronika West received about the first four months of his premiership leading into a general election as “marked with great fragility, uncertainty and danger”, including treachery!!
Overseas Observer’s Insights:
‘Watcher’ Roger Jervois in South Africa perspicaciously notes on 7th September under heading ‘Boris in Armour – Big Ben’, “I wonder if Jeroma’s prophecy about Boris being suited up in armour has a link to the miraculous sign about to happen in Big Ben – also undergoing restoration? Extract below, passage underlined:
“The strongholds that have been embedded from inception of time in the Governmental framework is being rooted and cast out as our God is turning the hands of time in restructuring / Restoring our Nation.”
On 30 September he adds, ‘Just a thought…what if God makes Big Ben’s hands turn backwards? Eg, pointing toward the past glory of Britain?’
‘And we are in the Eleventh hour of Mankind. I read somewhere that the WWI Armistice, 11 o’clock, 11th of the 11th month was pivotal in the Jewish calendar. It was when Allenby walked through Jerusalem as well.‘
Now, last night, Roger updates with, ‘And now we have a clue in the election date: 12/12…..
‘Follow the logic:
- 12 tribes of Israel
- After the 11th, there is Benjamin, a season of grace and undeserved mercy. As Joseph received Benjamin, so Jesus receives our generation who are in Christ.
- Finally, time is up and the “elect” are selected out – hence the symbolism of the 12th of December election.
- It is a forewarning of these last days.’
It’s certainly something to ponder and pray about…
PPS: So many readers made valuable contributions upon this thesis that warranted a follow-up posting. So now read ‘Triple 12’ for Gen Election is really ‘Quadruple 12’!
PS: Facebook Comment:
Veronika West LET US CONTINUE TO PRAY FERVENTLY FOR OUR NATION AT THIS CRITICAL TIME, TAKING ABSOLUTELY NOTHING FOR GRANTED….the enemy seeks to DERAIL AND DESTROY THAT WHICH HAS BEEN FORETOLD BY MANY PROPHETS IN OUR TIME. LET US REMAIN VIGILANT PRAYING ALWAYS IN THE SPIRIT…WATCH! there is a DYNAMIC SHIFT COMING TO THE LIBERAL DEMOCRATS PARTY AS THE ENEMY SEEKS TO HIJACK MANY IN THIS HOUR CAUSING MANY TO SIDE WITH A GREATER LIBERAL AGENDA, WATCH! THE LABOUR PARTY…FOR THEY SHALL BE FURTHER HUMBLED AND JEREMY CORBYNS TIME IN POWER WILL SOON BE OVER…JUDGEMENT LOOMS FOR THOSE WHO HAVE STOOD AGAINST ISRAEL AND THOSE WITH ANTI-SEMITIC AGENDA. WATCH! THE GOVERNING HAND OF GOD IS NOW MOVING TO UPROOT AND TEAR DOWN, BUILD AND PLANT.
(See word concerning Extension/GE: Brexit Prophetic Warning and Encouragement)
Big Ben Hangs at 11th hour, Soon to Strike 12 wherein Jennifer LeClaire reports, ‘As I kept on looking, I noticed the hand on the clock was closer to the 12 than it was to the 11 – much closer. It was as if there were only moments left before we would hear the reverberating sound of the massive hammer striking the bell to mark a new day.
‘I heard the Lord say, “When Big Ben strikes 12, there will be a shift in the nation.”
‘This is a governmental shift, as the number 12 represents government. What’s more, the iconic 96-metre high clock tower stands at the northern end of the Palace of Westminster.’
Upon awaking 30 years ago today (14th September 1989) I knew events in the early hours had been a landmark in my destiny.
The previous evening in Pangbourne, Berks, I’d firmly shut the door to hearing any more about God’s Good News! But the night had been spent at my childhood home at 212 E___ Rd, Stockport, to undergo a life-changing event. Continue reading
At Tuesday morning’s coffee & cake meeting outside Haslemere, someone asked the worship leader to do some older songs. The first was new to me, but then came ‘These Are The Days of Elijah’ followed by Noel Richards’ famous song, so pertinent for today (courtesy paroles-musique):
“Great is the darkness
That covers the earth,
Oppression, injustice and pain.
Nations are slipping
In hopeless despair
Though many have come in Your name,
Watching while sanity dies,
Touched by the madness and lies.
[Chorus, verse 2 and chorus, then rejoicing in final verse:]
On that final day
When out of the heavens You come.
Darkness will vanish
All sorrow will end
And rulers will bow at Your throne,
Our great commission complete
Then face to face we shall meet:
“Come Lord Jesus, come Lord Jesus,
Pour out Your Spirit we pray.
Come Lord Jesus, come Lord Jesus,
Pour out Your Spirit on us today.“
Whilst singing the chorus I noticed Nina look at me, then sit down, take paper out of her handbag and jot a short phrase. Her expression and shaky stance told me she’s being touched by the Holy Spirit. Afterwards, she told me that in the chorus she distinctly heard the Lord whisper in her ear, and thus in block caps (black ink) notes His words,
“IT’S SOONER THAN YOU THINK!!!”
Nina knows it’s not about any Revival but, as urged in the song, all about His Return.
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I now ask, however, “Is that before, upon or after what we were soon to hear?”
The promise Nina heard becomes even more poignant by what the guest speakers from Elam Ministries reported on Christianity’s rapid growth through underground churches in Turkey and Iran, and thus moving rapidly towards the fulfillment of Jeremiah 49:34-39 – the Judgement of Elam (Persia/Iran)
[WOWEE, I’m getting a very strong sense of ‘deja vu’ in what I’m doing, as though the event, situation and what I’m blogging has already been done: but this confirms it’s all God’s Timing!!!]
“I will set My throne in Elam, And will destroy from there the king and the princes,” says the Lord. (Jer 49:39 NKJV)
It was awe-inspiring to hear a young lady pastor’s account of life in jail after her house church was raided and closed. Also, that only last week an ex-Muslim 14 years-old boy had a vision of mosques in Iran tumbling down and being replaced by churches!
Afterwards, I mentioned this strongly reminded me of the declaration I heard announced from heaven of the “Fall of Islam”, and of the lightning strike upon the Grand Temple in Mecca on 14th anniversary of the attack upon New York’s towers (as recounted here and linked herein respectively).
So the Lord’s pointing us back to what His Word says about His Return….(next posts).
Upon awaking twenty-nine years ago today (14th September 1989) I knew events in the early hours had been a landmark in my destiny. The previous evening in Pangbourne, Berkshire, I’d firmly shut the door to hearing any more about God’s Good News! But the night had been spent at 212 E_Road in Stockport, Cheshire, for a life-changing event. (Hence my laughing at the title of yesterday’s post GPS #21.2: God’s Voice Thunders. That number had also cropped up after I first blogged about this testimony!)
In a most unusual dream that night I went back in time and place. A dream so lucid that nearly 30 years later it remains vividly etched within me. Here’s what happened (dream content blue font, comments black italics).:
Yesterday, Sunday 3rd December, saw the celebration of the First Sunday of Advent 2017. It’s always highly nostalgic to me because of a life-changing dream in 1989 that brought a totally unexpected and radical encounter with Jesus Christ.
FIRST & SECOND ADVENTS
The First Advent was when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea 2,000 years ago. The four weeks leading into Christmas are designated within the church calendar as Advent, and start the church year. In traditional churches the scriptural readings for the First Sunday in Advent are usually on the glorious return of Jesus Christ to rule and reign on earth, known as the Second Advent.
My encounter featured two highly personal aspects of my life; thereby validating the experience as real, not imaginary. Amazingly, both validations are directly related to the First and Second Advents and enhanced my interest in End-Times, by which I’d been figuratively grabbed by an Invisible Hand only a few years earlier.
Six years ago this week, soon after launching this blog, I posted details of the encounter – one that gave a personal foretaste of the Second Advent!
One aspect I haven’t previously referred to, however, now needs highlighting in view of current events I must blog about. So it’s important for you, my reader, to appreciate the wider grounds upon which I take my stand AND call fellow disciples of Christ to TAKE A STAND.:
The brief account On a Trapdoor into Hell – Jesus Swoops to the Rescue tells the full story.
My background was one of deep involvement in New Age, Gnostic and occultic notions with meditational and mystical practices. Although not a practitioner, I was nevertheless aware of the principles of witchcraft. Those practices had led to some unusual ‘psychic’ dreams, but none whatsoever were like this one.
This dream’s sudden ‘gearing up’ into the supernatural reality of demonic and angelic activity and the appearance of Jesus Christ above the clouds and His fast descent towards me, startlingly made me conscience-stricken and realise the truth of judgement – in great dread, mine was about to happen NOW! And because of my sins I was now about to be dropped right into Hell – so in terror I just had to hide from HIM! (And I did…but!)
Later, I understand that terror had been ‘the fear of God’ brought through Holy Spirit in convicting me of my sinfulness (ie. wrongdoing) and, thus, preparing me to receive God’s grace (ie. undeserved favour).
However, only this weekend have I realised another scriptural relevance of that fear – and that I’D BEEN BLESSED WITH A FORETASTE OF THINGS TO COME!
APOCALYPSE – THE SIXTH SEAL OPENS:
‘The kings of the earth, the great men, the rich, the commanders, the mighty men, every slave and every free man, hid themselves in caves and in the rocks of the mountains and said to the mountains and the rocks, “Fall on us and hide us from the face of Him who sits on the throne and from the wrath of the Lamb! For the great and day of His wrath has come, and who is able to stand?” (Rev6:15-17)
My reaction to that visitation from Jesus very closely matches the reactions described in Revelation chapter 6 to earth-and-heavens-shaking events that will lead into His return. It could be said that, in addition to natural fear, the Spirit of Knowledge and of the Fear of the LORD (Isaiah 11:2) will come upon them.
So, I’ll be using that personal aspect as grounds for praying in a particular way for the conviction of sin and sincere repentance of reprobates who serve satan’s schemes.
Hence my taking note at the close of Emma Stark’s video of 24th November on the Lord’s preference for the kind of revival we should pray for. ‘He said, “But Emma, I’d rather you ask Me for the revival of the holy, reverential fear of God.” And God said, “It is in that, that I can bring the extraordinary miracles.” And the Lord says that he is going to give back to his people right now…a godly capacity to fast; a godly capacity to pray; a godly capacity for greater holiness, because I believe that He’s saying to us,:
“Choose My move that is a holy, reverential, all-based response to Who I am, that will bring the greatest harvest, and the greatest salvation and the greatest miracles for a generation.”
[For an overview, with full background, of my true story click I’m FREE!]
Tomorrow – the First Sunday in Advent – is also ‘New Year’s Day’ for the Church. The following outline of the use of candles during this special period is a fine introduction for anyone unfamiliar with this practice:
As we are coming to the ‘arrival’ (Adventus) of the festive season with full force, it is so easy to forget what Christmas is about in our busyness, restlessness and buying madness. However, this year, I am going to try something different . I am feeling challenged to understand what Advent means and truly enter into it’s mystery. I must admit, not having come from a traditional liturgy background, I haven’t really engaged with the whole lighting of candles and the advent Sunday countdown before. However, there is something to be said about the importance of this in the church calendar.
This weekend, I am planning on doing a session for young people in a local church. We will be making Advent Wreath’ s in preparation for the first Advent Sunday . The Wreath represents the eternity and endless love of God and that there is no Alpha or Omega (circular)…
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