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RIGHTEOUS JUDGMENT AND REPENTANCE RECONNECTS US BACK TO THE PROMISE

[This was written and released one year ago today, September 20, 2020 – sometimes messages need to be heard repeatedly, especially prophetic words. They are like hammers chiseling away stone.]

If we fail to call a spade a spade – what then shall we call it? Compromise. Falling short of the promise. Prepare your heart… the divide is coming.

I’ve been writing and sharing on this for awhile but I’m going to herald again as I believe we are nearer still to seeing The Lord move amongst us as Righteous Judge. To Judge means to decide for or against. We need the The Lord to come as righteous Judge and declare, “Yes I am for this, No I am not for this”. We have long misunderstood judgment but it is actually a good thing! It is His goodness that leads us to repent. To repent means to turn and change your thinking and be restored to the pent house – ‘the higher way of thinking’. The fire in His eyes is jealous love for YOU! Prepare your hearts believers- it starts with us!

A month ago I had a week of continuous dreams of Jezebel, the leviathan and the snake present in the church which I shared with you. This morning I had a vision and I saw the skin of the snake divided right down the middle of its back – it did not shed off but came off because of the split as with a sword cut it open and out came a bare skinless snake exposed. The Lord is exposing the snakes; the belief systems, ideologies, and ways we have falsely partnered with lies whether it was knowing or unknowing.

There will be a divide over our beliefs and our thinking in the Church body (the separation of wheat and tares). Ask the Lord to reveal truth to you, there is no side but God. If any of us lacks wisdom He will give it to us liberally!
“For the word of God is living and active and full of power [making it operative, energizing, and effective]. It is sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating as far as the division of the soul and spirit [the completeness of a person], and of both joints and marrow [the deepest parts of our nature], exposing and judging the very thoughts and intentions of the heart.” Hebrews‬ ‭4:12‬ ‭AMP‬‬‬.
Be encouraged, it is through righteous judgment and repentance we are actually redeemed and reconnected to the promise. Ironically, the divide will unify.

“If you suffer for being a Christian, don’t consider it a disgrace but a privilege. Glorify God because you carry the Anointed One’s name. For the time is ripe for judgment to begin in God’s own household. And if it starts with us, what will be the fate of those who refuse to obey the gospel of God? And: If the righteous are barely saved, what will become of the wicked and godless? So then, those who suffer for following God’s will should enfold their lives into the Creator, who will never fail them, and continue to always do what is right.”
‭‭1 Peter‬ ‭4:16-19‬ ‭TPT‬‬

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Happy Rosh Hashanah! It’s a new year on the Hebrew calendar coupled with a marking day of labor in this ninth month on the Gregorian calendar.

For this new beginning in 5782 we remain in the decade (80’s) of PEY – picture of the mouth. The year change is (2) the Hebrew letter BET – picture of a house, meaning dwell and house. BET as a prefix means “in”, “with”, or “on” and is an inseparable preposition always attached to a word. Strong’s Hebrew 5782 is the verb “ur” meaning to rouse oneself awake.

In this new season there will be a focus from Heaven on The Bride. The Lord will dwell in, with, and on His House (Church). We declare with our mouths the House of God will be fully awakened this new year 5782! The Lord gave me the following scripture to share from the book of Micah which means “Who is like God?”. This will be a year of great wonder as the Lord moves in and on the behalf of His beloved ones with deliverance and redemption.

“Writhe in pain and labor to bring forth, O Daughter of Zion, like a woman in childbirth; for now you shall go forth out of the city and you shall live in the open country. You shall go to Babylon; there you shall be rescued. There the Lord shall redeem you from the hand of your enemies. Now many nations are assembled against you, saying, Let her be profaned and let our eyes gaze upon Zion. But they know not the thoughts of the Lord, neither do they understand His plan, for He shall gather them as the sheaves to the threshing floor. Arise and thresh, O Daughter of Zion! For I will make your horn iron and I will make your hoofs bronze; you shall beat in pieces many peoples, and I will devote their gain to the Lord and their treasure to the Lord of all the earth. [Zech. 12:1-8; 14:14.]” ‭‭Micah‬ ‭4:10-13‬ ‭AMPC‬‬

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Those Whom The Lord Calls ⏰

America has sat down at the table where she dines on crumbs because she was told it was a feast. Deceived she believed the stale was fresh and called it good.

It has been declared the war is over however the war is just beginning. The Lord has long been sounding this alarm, but few have chosen to listen!

Last night the Holy Spirit woke me up at 2:32 a.m. and I heard “It’s a sad day for the Church if they don’t wake up”. The time stamp on hearing this is 2:32 a.m. and believe Joel 2:32 is the coinciding scripture.

“And whoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be delivered and saved, for in Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there shall be those who escape, as the Lord has said, and among the remnant [of survivors] shall be those whom the Lord calls. [Acts 2:17-21; Rom. 10:13.]” ‭‭Joel‬ ‭2:32‬ ‭AMPC‬‬

The Lord has been repeatedly calling the Church to arise and awaken, but many are still yet sleeping.

“For this reason He says, “Awake, sleeper, And arise from the dead, And Christ will shine [as dawn] upon you and give you light.”” Ephesians‬ ‭5:14‬ ‭AMP‬‬

Prophecy with me to the American and Global Church; Awake from your slumber! Arise from your grave! Awaken and feed on the Bread of His Presence! Let the glory of the risen Lord shine upon you, may His light of Truth enter you and give you vision to see rightly. Rise up in Christ’s strength and power and allow Him to sustain you! He is your peace! He is your victory for He has overcome!

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The God Who Hears

Today was one of those days I shed a lot of tears. And as much as I love writing, I don’t even think it’s in me to poetically state what the Lord just did! Our adjectives do not suffice to describe Him no matter how eloquent the writer in any regard. So simply said, yet no less powerful; He is Love and He is good.

We know He is faithful and true, yet when we are tested and still contending for a promise with no answer or ‘rain cloud’ in sight, when you desperately need the ‘Red Sea to part’, this is where the great war continues within; aligning allegiance of the soul (mind, will, and emotions) unto all that the Spirit has spoken. Spent from my own wrestle, I ended one of my prayers this evening postrate on my bed uttering aloud, “I know You hear me… but Lord could You please just give me a sign You are listening ?!?”. I then heard clearly “go outside and look in the back of your car”.

Too emotionally tired to put “two and two together”, almost forgetting what I just prayed, I simply went out to the car and started looking around in the backseat. I didn’t find any ‘treasures’, so I asked the Lord why He had me come out there. But He knows me, and knows I’ll keep on looking… so I opened the trunk and was going through some of my things when a gold chain that was out of place caught my eye. I pulled it out and to my surprise it was a favorite necklace that has been missing for over a year! It’s actually the second time this necklace has gone missing, and the time prior the Lord gave me a dream about where it was though I had looked in that same place before (it had fallen out of the jewelry bag). Though I am elated to have it again, more joy than the restoration of the necklace is the meaning of what is inscribed on it, ‘LOVE’.

When I am listened to, I feel love. And so the One who knows my love languages best, speaks to me in such a way that my heart can be revived. And I am in love with Him, even when I don’t understand, even when I don’t have the answers. He is good. He is faithful, He is true. Love will always sustain us. Our spirit knows, but we must remind our soul He is the God who hears.

“The Lord your God is among you; He is mighty to save. He will rejoice over you with gladness; He will quiet you with His love; He will rejoice over you with singing.”” Zephaniah‬ ‭3:17‬ ‭

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RESPONDING TO THE STIR

I heard in the Spirit ‘the Lord is stirring the waters’, and was led to John 5:4, “For an angel of God would periodically descend into the pool to stir the waters, and the first one who stepped into the pool after the waters swirled would instantly be healed.” We are familiar with this pool as ‘the pool of Bethesda’, though in Aramaic it means ‘The House of Loving Kindness’.

I asked the Lord what He was wanting to say, and I heard this is a time of quick obedience and quick response to His presence (angels always bring with them the Kingdom of Heaven and Presence of God). God is Love, and we also need to honor His loving kindness toward us.

Now in verses 5-9 we see a miracle take place with a man sitting by the pool who had been cripppled for 38 years. He complained he had no one to lower him into the waters, but Jesus simply responded to him, “Stand up! Pick up your sleeping mat and you will walk!”. What happens next is key, this is the crippled man’s response to the presence and voice of the Lord “IMMEDIATELY he stood up – he was healed! So he rolled up his mat and walked again!” vs 9.

Think on the connectivity of these words and the domino effect that transpired: “First one” ; “instant healing”; “immediately he stood”.

Your healing – whether spirit, soul, body or circumstance is connected to honoring the Lord’s presence quickly. This is not a time to ponder, figure it out, or delay! Lean not to your understanding but step into His loving, powerful presence that makes you whole!

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Longing For The Beloved

“If only I could show everyone this passionate desire I have for you. If only I could express it fully, no matter who was watching me, without shame or embarrassment.”
‭‭Song of Songs‬ ‭8:1‬ ‭TPT‬‬

Recently the Lord was showing me the connection of the lovesick Bride in Song of Solomon with the full expression of devotion seen in Mary of Bethany. Spikenard is the perfume that Mary poured over Jesus’ head and used to anoint His feet. Mary’s worship was a sign and act of extreme devotion and very costly offering, likely equating to a years wages (Mark 14, John 12). Spikenard is also mentioned in Song of Solomon, “As the king surrounded me at his table, the sweet fragrance of spikenard awakened the night.” Song of Songs‬ ‭1:12‬ ‭TPT‬ & “While the king sits at his table [she said], my spikenard [my absent lover] sends forth [his] fragrance [over me].” Song of Solomon‬ ‭1:12‬ ‭AMPC‬‬. It is also later mentioned as an exquisite aroma within the Bride’s inner garden (her inner chamber / heart) that she prepared and stored for her Bridegroom King (4:13,14)

The Hebrew root word for Spikenard means to “shine” or “light up” as in a reflecting light. The light of the moon is reflected light from the sun, and is most brightly seen in the darkest hours of night. I find the parallels intriguing in that Mary anointed Jesus (the Bridegroom) just prior to the most difficult and darkest hours He and His followers would face, and He was the Light that overcame darkness. Perhaps prophetically the extravagant offering of spikenard “reflected light” was an aroma Jesus remembered while praying in the garden – for His Bride He drank that cup, knowing without enduring the cross He would never be in union with her and she could not fully reflect Him.

Jesus left this earth declaring He had to prepare a place for us (His Bride) just as it was in Jewish culture. Secondly in Jewish culture the time between the betrothal and the wedding was usually around one year, and significant to note it was one years wages Mary gave to Jesus in fragrant perfume – the perfume that prepared Him for the burial that would bring us life. It was customary the bridegroom could appear at anytime, day or night to his betrothed announcing the long awaited wedding ceremony had finally come. The timing was was a decision made by the father of the bridegroom, so the bride needed to be prepared. Once announced the bride and her bridesmaids would follow the bridegroom back to his fathers house. This coincides with the Ten Virgins parable in Matthew 25, and in the parable it was at midnight also known as the darkest hour when the Bridegroom’s voice was heard.

Extreme devotion will be a necessity in the Church as we prepare for the Lord’s return, however the fragrance of devotion so pleasing it will draw the heart of the Lord nearer still. This will be a time we must “count the cost”, though like Mary, Jesus said the memory of what she had offered to Him would be told throughout the world whenever the Gospel was proclaimed. As devoted lovers become more impassioned, this will cause another increase in the separation of wheat and tares in the Body, as this extreme devotion will agitate the hearts of the impure just as Judas was indignant over Mary’s extravagant offering. Despite accusers and many who will not understand this costly pure fiery love, the Bride will reflect His Light and increase in our longing and desire for Oneness with Him until His Glory covers the earth. Lovesick from the Bridegroom’s fragrant presence, we will reflect Him and become like Him with His fragrance and fruit stored within as a sacred gift.

This is a new season of “Longing”; we will grow here and plant by the river banks that run deep and wide, we are forging new rivers of worship and cleansing others that lead to the mountain of our God. There will be many assignments and seasons of change, but The New Longing will be one that will remain, a season that will be sustained by devoted love where we will mature and purify the Bride together until that long awaited day when the Father leans in with a smile that spans the heavens and whispers “Son, she has made herself ready”.

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The King Is Here

Today is the first day of the Hebrew month Elul. The four Hebrew letters of the month’s name are an acronym from the verse in Song of Solomon 6:3. “I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine.”

Elul is also known as a time when “The King is in the field”, meaning this is a special season He is closer to you in proximity, a period of divine closeness and connection.

I pray your heart is awakened to recognize the King; that you would fully embrace Him and grow deeper in your relationship. May your Oneness with the Lord increase in this month of Elul as you draw closer to Him. I encourage you to return to your first love, go away with Him in the field, see Him face to face. He’s looking forward to His encounter with you!

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Desiring God, Babylon, or Both?

Modern culture has taught us that popularity equals success, when in fact an obedient heart is the measure of success in the Kingdom of Heaven. So many are still fooled by this notion as it has become engraved in our minds as truth. Unfortunately it leaves most with some measure of emptiness as they are double minded desiring the blessing of God while still trying to please the world. Unstable.

James writes that a double-minded man is unstable in all ways (James 1:8). In this place of instability you are more vulnerable to attack from the adversary. Babylon is translated as ‘confusion’. When we desire to please both the world (Babylon) and God it creates confusion because no servant can have two masters. In your desire for more of the Lord, ask Him to renew your mind in this area. Are you desiring Him, Babylon, or both?

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Treasured

You are the Father’s special treasure, you are as valuable to Him as the Son. You are readily accepted by the Father through the Son and seen through Christ’s preciousness. What a humble position, rightful heirs through childlike faith. “But you are God’s chosen treasure – priests who are kings, a spiritual “nation” set apart as God’s devoted ones.” 1 Peter 2:9 TPT

As sons and daughters we are His possession. This word in the Hebrew means “special treasure”, and is used to describe “guarded wealth”.

Arise now in the strength and confidence of Christ who lives in you. It’s a beautiful time to rule and reign with Him! “Arise [from spiritual depression to a new life], shine [be radiant with the glory and brilliance of the LORD]; for your light has come, And the glory and brilliance of the LORD has risen upon you.” Isaiah 60:1 AMP

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Becoming The Transformed; Through Humility and Pain

Today I was feeling disheartened and even hurt for ‘good reason’ ~ and then I thought of Jesus. The One acquainted with many sorrows who poured out His life like a drink offering. The King of Kings humbled himself giving the most honorable sacrifice of love and shed his blood for all mankind.

Yet how often can it be said that the Greatest Act Of Love has been overlooked and gone unseen, has not been honored, received, or even acknowledged. The perfect slain Lamb of God, the Savior Himself despised and rejected by men.
And maybe some of those words are familiar to your heart today too…

He received no reward on earth in the eyes of man, He understood His award was prepared and fully awaiting Him in Heaven where He still waits for the fullness of the promise – the promise of reunited hearts turned fully to Him. He fulfilled His own words by saying ““Be [very] careful not to do your good deeds publicly, to be seen by men; otherwise you will have no reward [prepared and awaiting you] with your Father who is in heaven.” Matthew‬ ‭6:1‬ ‭AMP‬. (Meaning He could have done so much more publicly to ‘prove’ His authority but in humility He did only what He saw the Father do). The Messiah held the purest of hearts even in dying for humanity, knowing He was the key of liberation He chose to become a lowly King. He gave without taking, and His last words included forgiving His offenders, ‘for they know not what they do’. ‬

Jesus wrapped Himself in flesh to reveal His Kingship and Sonship to us, as fully God and fully man. Jesus fully man had emotion and experienced pain such as rejection, so it is healthy to acknowledge a source of pain; humanity requires it and Jesus created us to feel. But then we set our gaze higher, acknowledging Him, and allowing ourselves to be transformed by the knowledge that this earth and its afflictions are temporary, taking comfort that in every trial there is an opportunity to become more like Him. Each time we react like Jesus reacted, we become transformed looking more and more like Him, and nothing can compare to the eternal glory we will share with Him! In this world we will face suffering, but how we handle pain can truly liberate us!

“But those who embraced him and took hold of his name he gave authority to become the children of God!” John‬ ‭1:12‬ ‭TPT‬‬

“Therefore we do not become discouraged [spiritless, disappointed, or afraid]. Though our outer self is [progressively] wasting away, yet our inner self is being [progressively] renewed day by day. For our momentary, light distress [this passing trouble] is producing for us an eternal weight of glory [a fullness] beyond all measure [surpassing all comparisons, a transcendent splendor and an endless blessedness]! So we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are unseen; for the things which are visible are temporal [just brief and fleeting], but the things which are invisible are everlasting and imperishable.”
‭‭2 Corinthians‬ ‭4:16-18‬ ‭AMP‬‬

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