Destiny: Ask for Change in the Season of Change
"Cause My people to remember where I have been with them so they will see me in where I am taking them."
(We must begin with a song in our hearts, the shofar of the voice of the Lord is blowing)
Zech. 10:1 says, "ASK OF the Lord rain in the time of the latter or spring rain. It is the Lord Who makes lightnings which usher in the rain and give men showers, and grass to everyone in the field."
Daniel tells us in Chapter 2, "Blessed be the name of God for ever and ever: for wisdom and might are his: And he changes the times and the seasons: he removes kings, and sets up kings: he gives wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding: He reveals the deep and secret things: he knows what is in the darkness, and the light dwells with him."
Prov. 25:2 says, "It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honor of kings is to search out a matter."
Today, we live in a universe of WORDS. Words alone have the power to produce life or death anywhere in the world in a moment, in a twinkling of an eye, or a click of a button.
Words create; they have the ability to produce. They can cause a heart to leap, or they can cause sadness and sorrow. Someone can give you a report that will make you happy, or make you sad.
Words have the power ability to carry energy to penetrate into the patterns of our thinking releasing chemicals into our body that gradually affects every cell of our body creating life or death.
Words can carry faith, happiness, and joy, but they can also cause depression, sickness, and disease.
Out of our mouth we are judged by the words we say. They are clothed thoughts that are identified by what is inside of us when we speak them.
"Man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the LORD." (Deut. 8:3).
"Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass away." (Mark 13:31).
A parent can speak a word over their children and that word has the ability to form the destiny of their life. When a parent names their children, there is a word taking form. Scripture shows us that naming a child creates an identity.
In Genesis 35:18 after Rachel gave birth to her second son, the Scripture tells us that she named her son one name, but Jacob changed it to another. "As her soul was departing, for she died, she called his name Ben-oni [son of my sorrow]; but his father called him Benjamin [son of the right hand]."
WE are entering the season where the earth is controlled by the WORDS of our mouth. These words have the ability to travel around the world in a twinkle of the eye, a click on the button, an instantly we can cause unity or destruction in the hearts of men (John1:1-16):
While we are in the midst of change in the valley of darkness, death, ignorance, sickness, job loss, financial issues, or even our unknowns, the Lord has already prepared a table before us while our enemies are all around us. He desires to unveil to us that we are God's favored with all spiritual blessings of Heaven today. However, without partaking of the blessing, eating the food the Lord has prepared for you, you cannot be transformed into the fullness of the blessing that is at hand. If you are dehydrated and there is a gallon of water in front of you, until you drink the water, your body will stay dehydrated.
The WORD must be internalized to bring forth transformation. Just talking about it doesn't make things happen. "Just as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also" (James 2:26). "Without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he rewards them that diligently seek him. (Hebrew 11:6).
The WORD of God tells us that on this table set before us we have been served:
Double portion blessings, abundance of harvest blessings, restoration of lost years blessings, miracles, signs, and wonders, the presence of God in our midst blessings, deliverance of sickness, affliction, and poverty blessings, unity of family and legacy blessings. We have blessings that we are a child of the King, a son of God, and a bride of Christ. Today, we are the heir of the Great I AM made in our Heavenly Father's image. We are the salt of the earth and a light of the world. We are an ambassador of love, a winner, a champion. We are more that conquerors and that no weapon formed against us shall prosper. We are inseparable from God's love because we are the temple of God. We are each a unique master piece of God's handiwork.
This is the table the Lord has Prepared for us to partake of which will prepare us for where He is taking us in our tomorrows. But, how do we get to this place to have the assurance of where He is taking us? We may be eating the goodness of the Lord, but do we really know what we are eating, or are we asking, "What is it?" Are we eating manna or the bread of LIFE?
Before a banqueting table is set, there is a lot of behind the scene preparation that begins with visions and thoughts. Those that have prepared a feast for the holiday family gathering have put in a lot of love, time, and thought to make that moment of togetherness special, eventhough it may only last a fraction of the amount of time that went into the preparation. We may see ourselves now as only surviving as Jonathan's son Mephibosheth did calling himself a "dead dog," but when he was summoned before King David, God had already prepared the way for him to sit at the King's table, not just to survive, but to thrive receiving back what had been stolen because he was a king's son (2 Sam. 9).
Let's take a look at how our Heavenly Father has been preparing High Places as one prepares a prince for this time and hour to rule and reign as kings and priests unto the Lord.
The Lord's shofar was heard the very first time at Mt. Sinai with all Israel present in giving of the Torah. Today, we celebrate this time as when the church was formed and the HOly Spirit came upon the believers all in one accord they sounded as the voice of the Lord being released in the upper room. Matt. 24:27-28,"For just as the lightning (power) comes from the east (the turmoil) and shines and is seen as far as the west, so will the coming (Parousia, to be present, to be at hand) of the Son of Man within the midst. For wherever there is a fallen body (a mountain collapsing), there the eagles will flock together declaring it is finished."
The Gospel of Jesus Christ is the power of reconciliation speaking to the darkness of this world as the light of the world breaking the bondage around each mountain and setting the captives free. We each have a key to unlock the mysteries of Heaven and that every key is necessary for the fullness to be manifested. No one person has all the keys. We each need to find our key and unlock the door before us, because until you use your key, someone else may not be able to unlock their door.
We were taught that every good promise in the word,the Bible is ours. God is not going to keep us in darkness. Christians have the ability to set the spiritual climate in their area by the WORD released from their mouth and the meditations from their heart if they are acceptable and in right order with the Son of God.
Living victorious is recognizing that one season is ending and a new season is struggling to be born. Our minds have to change from the way our Christian walk was before in order to function in our full anointing. The body of Christ would be coming into seven spheres or seven mountains that would be our responsibility to be the head and not the tail: Business, education, family, media, art, and religion.
Friends don't know the keys of the master's house, but family does.
We are in new times and new seasons. We must discipline ourselves to think the way of God which is New Covenant. Within the hardness that is found from last season, there is still a river of life to bring forth a new season, however, the debris of yesterday can put a block to our blessing of life today.
What stirs our passions will help us find our personal key that God will use us to unlock the doors of His mysteries to His Kingdom now. We are connected to 3 tribes as a foundation of our spiritual roots that we must each analyze within our hearts:
In Exodus 19:5-6 we read, Now therefore, if you will obey My voice in truth and keep My covenant, then you shall be My own peculiar possession and treasure from among and above all peoples; for all the earth is Mine. And you shall be to Me a kingdom of priests, a holy nation [consecrated, set apart to the worship of God]. These are the words you shall speak to the Israelites."
God wants us to understand the language of God having the mind of Christ. We have the ability to know all things. Our mission is not just to make it into heaven, but to manifest what God designed for us to do now.It takes God to love God.
Hebrew 6:1-5 AMP says,"THEREFORE LET us go on and get past the elementary stage in the teachings and doctrine of Christ (the Messiah), advancing steadily toward the completeness and perfection that belong to spiritual maturity. Let us not again be laying the foundation of repentance and abandonment of dead works (dead formalism) and of the faith [by which you turned] to God, With teachings about purifying, the laying on of hands, the resurrection from the dead, and eternal judgment and punishment. [These are all matters of which you should have been fully aware long, long ago.] If indeed God permits, we will [now] proceed [to advanced teaching]. For it is impossible [to restore and bring again to repentance] those who have been once for all enlightened, who have consciously tasted the heavenly gift and have become sharers of the Holy Spirit, And have felt how good the Word of God is and the mighty powers of the age and world to come"
Isaiah 61:5-6, "Aliens shall stand [ready] and feed your flocks, and foreigners shall be your plowmen and your vinedressers. But you shall be called the priests of the Lord; people will speak of you as the ministers of our God. You shall eat the wealth of the nations, and the glory [once that of your captors] shall be yours."
We were born at such a time as this to make a foot print in the earth that will never be erased. We are heirs to the KING as kings and priest with the ability to draw a line in the power of Jesus name bringing God's Kingdom into manifestation on this earth. It was decreed that we would obtain Kingdom living, God's laws of economics, God's supernatural increase, and God's authority would flow with fresh anointing in the fields we are in. God wants us to get to the place in our heart to unveil His purpose to having the greatest impart of why we were conceived at this time in history.
Our key timing is with the Hebrew Calendar and the Feast of the Lord. We have been in seed time and now we are in harvest time. The kingdoms of this world must be engaged with the kingdom of God in us as salt and light. It is the Holy Spirit and the blood of Jesus Christ that makes a way for us to crossover from yesterday's season, but we must also be discerners that the enemy will also try to cross over by utilizing our emotions.
In the position of being priests, the souls of our feet must step into the high waters of the unknown of our future in order to have the ability to feed others from a kingship position. Every place that God will send us, He has already gone, but we must bring the authority of our position and right to see the unveiling. Once we prepare ourselves as a bride of Christ to be one with Him, and an ambassador of the Lord to represent His power and authority in a foreign land we will be ready to step into the high waters (Joshua 3:13, Josh. 1:2, Acts. 16:6). We have to trust 100% in Him that He will part the waters of our red sea with no compromising the position we hold.
I encourage a strong emphasis to be watchful of the spirit of antichrist also known as anti-anointing. This spirit tries to keep the church of Jesus Christ bound denying the Kingdom manifest in the natural in the earth. We each have a market place ministry defined by our everyday paths of life's journey, not just the church building. Every assignment from God has a sphere where God wants us to take the territory for His Kingdom.
We are in a mercy season where Jesus wants us to understand the culture with the relationship of the Father influencing the world with His glory, not with guilt or condemnation religion.
We are in a phase of conversion. We have received the invitation from God (heavenly realm) to bring heavens power and authority activating eternity into the midst of time. We are moving in the power of eternal while in our natural body.
When we do our gifting of what God calls us to do in this season, then things are attracted to us. Depression is the harassment of hell to pressure the conversion of our giftedness to express our glory in God. Our battle is not with the world, but within ourselves of where God is taking us. The enemy knows this and is trying to keep us from the blessing. We battle with the territory God has placed us in that the enemy is trying to possess and keep us from dominion and power in our sphere to work for the Lord.
We do not wrestle with present circumstances but the barrier of what we are about to occupy. Jesus wrestled with Satan, the (master-ego), for 40 days. "If you are..." will be the antichrist voice that whispers in your ear.
Our first battle is within ourselves. We must gain sphere authority of where we are at. Whatever we bow the knee to on the way to the top, we will have to confront when we get there. It is not just what we do in worship, but what we become.
In our conversion, be prepared to be out of control in many areas. Your gift will attract blessing, but also hassle. If God's favor is on the gift, then there is peace, so don't chase after validation. For every level of depth of the sphere we are to take authority over, we will encounter a process to deal with between self and God's identity in us. There are seven major powers of influences in the world. They are: Arts, politics, education, media, economics, entertainments, and religion.
Smaller territorial areas that feed these are: race, cultural, gender, and age.
Jesus gave the disciples the keys to pray to the Father with these words, "Pray, therefore, like this: Our Father Who is in heaven, hallowed (kept holy) be Your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven."
If you were to write your own obituaries would God bless you with the satisfaction that you finished the purpose for your life? Could we describe ourselves the way God sees us that would be a blessing to Him. When God speaks over us, He is putting demands on Himself to be manifested. We take the Lord's name in vain when we counter His WORD that is in us with our own words that are contradictory to His.
Living in the will of God is to let go of the old while the new is struggling to emerge. Our fight is for the future closing the gap between heaven and earth. Every mountain has a history, but we each have a personal history that must be redeemed back to God.
God seeds the bride of Christ, the womb of Adam. The body carries the seed until the time of birth to release the LIFE as rivers of living water circumcised by the heart and spoken into our sphere to take the mountain that God wants us to take. We will know by the passion and desire He gives us what our mountain is. We will function and conquer in LOVE, not works.
Jesus has already won every mountain. A person with faith having a personal intimacy with Christ will cause intimidation to Satan forcing the enemy to flee. Caleb took the land without firing one shot or arrow.
Today we are raised up and seated in places of authority because we are in Christ (Col. 1:27).
Isaiah 33:5-6 declaring, "There is a Kingdom invasion taking place now with revelation, wisdom, and words that no other generation has heard. The Kingdom of Heaven is an eternal realm, not just in our mind and not some place we are going. It is the alpha and omega. The Kingdom of God is: Christ in you, righteousness, peace, and joy. There is pressure in us as this kingdom merges with the kingdom of the world."
God does not need us on the other side in the invisible realm of heaven. The Kingdom of God is being released in the earth and we are caught in the middle. As God brings the Kingdom of Heaven into our atmosphere, the Kingdom of God (Christ in us) will exist. "The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death. For he hath put all things under his feet. But when he saith all things are put under him, it is manifest that he is accepted, which did put all things under him. And when all things shall be subdued unto him, then shall the Son also himself be subject unto him that put all things under him, that God may be all in all" (1 Cor. 15:26-28).
When our voices release the WORD, we are as a pregnant wife of Christ giving LIFE to the Life in our belly. Rev. 12 talks about this hour. Our words have the ability to bring Heaven/ eternity into time. We have great responsibility for those in a weaker position. If we glorify God from the top of the mountain, not just when we are in the valley of the shadow of death, the anointed blessing will flow off of us to those in the valley.
The number 666 is the invasion mode into evil where evil is having its final manifestation. We can stop the momentum of hell by our anointing and favor we have with God. The anointing is the carrier, and the favor is the impression we leave of the assignment given. We are in a season of apostolic reformation, bringing in the Kingdom of Heaven through the Kingdom of God, Christ in you.
We have the ability to clean the terrain, diseases, negative issues, and anything that does not line up with the identity of God's presence. We can detoxify our environment by bringing in peace, prayer, and intercession, but it must have the heart beat of the Father's love and compassion.
All failure is insufficient understanding of the revelation, missing keys, and/or insufficient flowing of the anointing.
This Passover season we are reminded of the great significance of the Blood Life given to us by Jesus Christ when He died and rose again. This blood is in us and as the body of Christ we are bone of His bone and flesh of His flesh. We are all together new creations in Christ Jesus, and that the life that we now live in our body is the Life of Christ. All things are new and all things are of God. We learned that the blood remembers, so that when something tries to attack us we can lift up His authority in us saying, "STOP" for the blood of Jesus carries within it the remembrance that issue has already been cleansed and redeemed, and that no weapon trying to form against us can prosper.
With this season of the Lord's Feast and the preparations we spent so much time and energy, let us also be learning about our gifting's that Paul wrote about in Romans 12:2-11:
With each of these gifts we learned their foundational principles, the demonic strongholds, the root iniquity, the essential virtues, the curses on the birthright, and the blessings needed for effectiveness and unity to the body of Christ. Again, we were encouraged to function in our gifting in the marketplaces of the mountain the Lord has positioned us to take: government, business, education, family, media, arts & entertainment, and religion.
We must learn the relationship differences of being a slave, a servant, a friend, a child, and a son of the Most High God. Slaves, servants, and friends may have very close relationships with God, but not as Father. A child of God needs being taken care of always looking out for themselves and their needs. They know God as Father, but their focus is what God can do for me.
The maturity of moving from being a child of God into being a son of God prepares us to do the business of our Heavenly Father on this earth. Sons are given keys to unlock the mysteries of God (Prov. 25:2). We also learned that a "sonship" relationship allows us to become brides of oneness.
At Pentecost we are encouraged to partake of the new wine, the new outlook, with a new song in our hearts confessing boldly of who I AM with a new prayer, new strategies, new life styles, new identity, new language, and new relationships. God is shifting the circumstances of our life to fit His Divine plan for today to be manifested in this world. We have been birthed into time for such a time as this.
The manifestation of this process begins with functioning in agape love instead of phileo love. Phileo love will deny agape love when the going gets rough. It comes from the Tree of Knowledge and is the best that can be offered. It has a basis of Eros connection. Agape love comes from the Tree of Life. A key difference between the two is conditional or unconditional. A oneness, covenant love with Christ instead of a follower of Christ. We learned that in Christ there is no condemnation. "THEREFORE, [there is] now no condemnation (no adjudging guilty of wrong) for those who are in Christ Jesus, who live [and] walk not after the dictates of the flesh, but after the dictates of the Spirit. For the law of the Spirit of life [which is] in Christ Jesus [the law of our new being] has freed me from the law of sin and of death" (Romans 8:1-2).
God speaks His WORD through us and it is placed in time. In the fullness of time, that truth becomes known setting the captive free. When we accept the fact that God can not lie and His WORD will not return void, we accept that His promises must come to past. The blessings of God are looking for us because God has already sent them. When all "hell" is breaking loose, we must stand by faith that it is just a matter of time that His promises will be manifested. It is time to position ourselves for the revelation of what has been spoken bringing LIGHT to our mind quickening our spirit to bring forth resurrection life from within. We must awaken what has been asleep. Our prayer should be as the prayer that Jesus prayed to the Father in John 17. Not what God can do for us, but doing the Father's business as a son in Christ Jesus.
God wants us to trust Him so completely that we don't even know that we are being tried. Jesus is the firstborn who received the double portion which He then gave to us. We are God's dream and what He will do in our Life because of His love and desire that He has for us. God so loved us, He gave us His son; while we were still in darkness He declared the end from the beginning. Our job is to own the dream in our heart before it comes to manifestation. We have to conceive the dream first before giving birth.
With these tools and revelation we have: identify our vision, declare a mission statement that God has given, be convinced of who you are in God, establish a plan, short and long term, develop a routine, practice consistently, measure results (are you moving in faith more than fear?) take your mountain and give glory to God over the process and journey, not just the victory.
We are not dealing with the sin of commission because we are in the season of grace and mercy; however, because of fear, complacency, doubt, and insecurities we can fail to do what we are supposed to do giving Satan a legal right by our own actions. The sin of omission is the failure to activate the promises of God with authority. This must be dealt with as we approach the fall feasts.
God has made us accepted in the beloved as joint heirs with Jesus Christ. We are throne worthy with His power and authority. From a Son ship level of maturity we must enter a relationship of Oneness gathering together in oneness as a consuming fire, complete, Holy, Life giving identity in Christ Jesus. This is a marriage relationship of intimacy of consummation.
The preparation for this is as a bride of Christ so that on the Day of Atonement we enter into the Holy of Holies in oneness. We have been told of our oneness as being favored of God by the WORD of our beloved. We have partaken of the banqueting table being transformed in His image as we have been eating of the Lamb (I AM). We have fellowshipped in a Tabernacle experience on oneness to now enter into the world all together new.
A bride is only a bride for a day, and then she becomes a wife with the anticipation of carrying the seed of her beloved to give birth to a son. The Word is made flesh and dwells among men. Our security is not in what we do, but being in Him.
Jesus told religion: "I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, he who believes in Me [who adheres to, trusts in, relies on, and has faith in Me] has (now possesses) eternal life. I am the Bread of Life [that gives life--the Living Bread]. Your forefathers ate the manna in the wilderness, and [yet] they died. [But] this is the Bread that comes down from heaven, so that [any]one may eat of it and never die. I [Myself] am this Living Bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this Bread, he will live forever; and also the Bread that I shall give for the life of the world is My flesh (body)" (John 6:47-51). The consummation of oneness allows His life to be released through us.
Psalm 23: Are we eating from His table and drinking the blood of the Lamb?
So where do we go from here? What is our destiny?
To take the preparations that we have experienced this past year and out of His rest, His Holy presence with the Father's blessings to, "Be fruitful, multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it [using all its vast resources in the service of God and man]; and have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, and over every living creature that moves upon the earth." (Gen. 1:26).
"For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ" (2 Cor. 4:6).
"Then in the Spirit He conveyed us away to a vast and lofty mountain and exhibited to us the holy (hallowed, consecrated) city of Jerusalem descending out of heaven from God, Clothed in God's glory [in all its splendor and radiance]. The luster of it resembled a rare and most precious jewel, like jasper, shining clear as crystal" (Rev. 21:10-12).
"For in the year that King Uzziah died (strongholds of the world), I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and the skirts of His train (the bridal veil of His beloved) filled the most holy part of the temple. And in this place the Spirit and the bride say, come. Let him that hears say, Come. And let him that is thirsty come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely." (Isaiah 6:1-2, Rev. 22:17).
Our destiny is not about us, but a oneness in Him so together, every breath fills the temple singing Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; so that the whole earth is full of His glory!"
For the LORD said unto Joshua, "This day have I rolled away the reproach of Egypt from off you" (Joshua 5:9)
"For we are God's masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago" (Eph. 2:10 lv).
"For we are a chosen people. WE are royal priests, a holy nation, God's very own possession. As a result, we each can show others the goodness of God, for he called us out of the darkness into his wonderful light" (1 Peter 2:9).
"For as He is, so are we in this world" (1 John 4:17).