Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Rest From a Multitude

"Rest From a Multitude"

"It's just My love!
All I want you to know is My love,
My heart for you!
All of these other things are trying to drown you!
All I have spoken is to direct you to My love for you,
because there is nothing else that you need!
Everything else has weighed you down
and taught you to strive in your own strength—
and you have become proud of how well you can
'swim' in all of these lifeless ways!
But I want you to have rest in Me,
to live in My love alone!"


Art link:
"Swimming in Theology"

"Turning Away From My Word"

"Turning Away From My Word"

"Woe! Woe! Woe to you who prophesy My favor and partiality to Israel over other nations! Woe to you who have denied that My Son was sacrificed for all nations by prophesying that I desire one people to have the land instead of another! Woe to you who have limited My grace, represented Me as a racist and politicized My name! Woe to you who destroy the nations of My inheritance—Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, Jordan, Israel and every other tribe, tongue and nation!

"And now anyone among you who speaks of 'Israel' is considered a prophet! Now anyone among you who speaks in Hebrew words is said to be 'anointed'! Now anyone among you who participates in 'Messianic' worship is seen as closer to Me and more 'in My presence'!

"My voice is a torrent of rushing waters—how can you avoid being swept away? My word is a hammer that breaks rock to pieces—how can you avoid being crushed? My judgment shows no partiality—how can you who proclaim partiality in My name avoid being judged?

"False prophets! You have hidden yourselves from My truth—ignoring the Cross and My command to love your enemies as I have loved you! You have avoided applying the gospel to the nation of Israel; you have not brought their actions or your prophecies into the light of My Son! You have not proclaimed My commands to her, but you demand that Israel's neighbors bow to her and her righteousness! You have not spoken My word to her! She has not been convicted of her sins and the thoughts and attitudes of her heart have not been pierced—because you have not spoken My word! You have spoken your own word!

"Very well, since you have refused My word, I will judge you according to your own word! As you have proclaimed Israel's right to inherit land instead of loving her neighbors, so I will allow those with the same immoral values to uproot you from your homes and your churches! As you have declared My judgment on all nations who do not befriend Israel, so I will allow you to become friendless among the nations! As you have prostituted yourselves to Israel to find My favor in the last days, so I will allow you to reap the fruit of your adultery!

"Repent! Repent! Repent!"

Monday, August 29, 2011

"Oppressing My Prophets"

Once when we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a slave girl who had a spirit by which she predicted the future. She earned a great deal of money for her owners by fortune-telling. This girl followed Paul and the rest of us, shouting, “These men are servants of the Most High God, who are telling you the way to be saved.” She kept this up for many days. Finally Paul became so troubled that he turned around and said to the spirit, “In the name of Jesus Christ I command you to come out of her!” At that moment the spirit left her.

When the owners of the slave girl realized that their hope of making money was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace to face the authorities. They brought them before the magistrates and said, “These men are Jews, and are throwing our city into an uproar by advocating customs unlawful for us Romans to accept or practice.”

The crowd joined in the attack against Paul and Silas, and the magistrates ordered them to be stripped and beaten. After they had been severely flogged, they were thrown into prison, and the jailer was commanded to guard them carefully.

- Acts 16:16-23
"Oppression! Oppression! False prophets are oppressing My prophets among My people! False prophets are predicting future events and claiming to know Me and My servants, but they are distracting people from Me and My word.

"When one of My prophets comes into their midst, these false prophets immediately praise them, seeking to seduce them into serving the idols of their hearts—power and profit. These false prophets have made a system of their prophesying which enriches their pockets, glorifies themselves and keeps My people captive to their every word, seeking to become as 'anointed' as these false prophets appear to be.

"Many of these false prophets did not begin as false prophets, but having been seduced by deception, they have left the simplicity of the gospel of My Son to serve another gospel which is no gospel at all. When they first came to Me they spoke of My grace and My love, but now they speak of 'anointing', 'higher levels', 'authority' and 'taking dominion'. They are no longer satisfied by My love, My grace, My peace and My impartiality. Now their only satisfaction is found in power, miracles, words of prosperity, predictions of future dominion, and exaltation of the circumcision.

"My people, do not be seduced by the 'anointed' deception! My prophets are known by their proclamation of the gospel of My grace in Jesus Christ, and by the agape love you have been commanded to share. Do not believe every 'prophet' who wears the title 'prophet'! Do not believe every 'prophet' who merely predicts the future! Do not believe every 'prophet' who displays power!

"Do not believe any 'prophet' who urges you to seek My word through 'prophets'! For I have sent My prophets into churches not to be an intermediary between My people and Me, but because I have commanded them to speak to ears that have been closed and eyes that have been veiled, to wake up those who have been lulled to sleep. My prophets testify of the New Covenant, that you all shall know Me and hear My voice.

"My prophets will not stay long in the company of false prophets, for My word will not abide by their laws. My word will cause My prophets to be abused by the false prophets. When their testimony is finished, I will remove My prophets from the midst of the false prophets. The words I speak through My prophets will not be in vain, but I will use them to set free some of those who were captive to deception, even some of those who had been abusing My prophets.

"Do not lose sight of your first love!"

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Dead Works

"Dead Works"

"Once you hungered for Me—when you first heard of My love and mercy—and you were filled with desire to know Me more, to find the abundant life I promised in Myself.

"But then you were taught that I wanted you to sit and receive crumbs, and that this was what abundant life in Me meant. You were taught that I poured out My Spirit only on leaders instead of on all flesh, and so you learned that I would come close to them but not to you.

"I am calling you to return to your first love. Stop denying your hunger and trying to convince yourself that you are filled by these ceremonies. Come out of the shadows to the light of Christ alone! I will give you living bread, and you will eat your fill!"

"Hindering My Children"

"Repent! Repent!
You are My people and I have not denied you,
but you have denied many of My loved ones
in My name and in your own name!

You have declared that in order to come to Me,
they must come through you!
You have declared that they must submit to your authority
or they will be in rebellion against Me!

Your authority is not a 'means of grace'!
Your rituals are not My 'means of grace'!
Your tradition and structure are not My 'means of grace'!
My means of grace is the Cross!

I have declared that whoever believes in My Son
shall not perish but have everlasting life.
I have not declared that they must believe through you,
your authority, your church, your tradition, structure or ritual!

Whatever you have done
to the least of these loved ones of Mine,
you have done unto Me."


Art: "Anathema"

Saturday, August 27, 2011

First Judgment

"First Judgment"

For it is time for judgment to begin with the family of God; and if it begins with us, what will the outcome be for those who do not obey the gospel of God?

- 1 Peter 4:17

When we are judged by the Lord, we are being disciplined so that we will not be condemned with the world.

- 1 Corinthians 11:32

My son, do not make light of the Lord's discipline, and do not lose heart when He rebukes you, because the Lord disciplines those He loves, and He punishes everyone He accepts as a son...

God is treating you as sons. For what son is not disciplined by his father? ...God disciplines us for our good, that we may share in His holiness. No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.

- Hebrews 12:5-12
"I will allow you, My church, to be broken so that My living water may flow out of you to the world.

"You have spent much time building your walls; you have spent much time trying to keep My living water inside of your walls. You have tried to give morality to the world but have kept My grace for yourselves. You have tried to show the distinction between you and the world, your righteousness and the world's sinfulness, and you have thought that showing the contrast would make the world come to you to drink My water. But they have not come to you, and many of you only condemn them further because they do not come to you. Many of you decree My judgment against the world, but I decree that My judgment comes first to you instead of to the world.

"I will discipline you in My love, so that you may stand firmly in Me when harder days follow. I will allow persecution to break your walls and destroy many things you call 'accomplishments' which are unnecessary in My sight. I will teach you to rest in My Son alone and to trust in My strength alone. I will teach you to seek My kingdom alone and lay aside the great works of your nations, ministries and churches.

"Do you call Me 'Father'? Then be My children and submit to My discipline. Allow Me to bring a harvest of righteousness to you. Allow Me to humble you that I may lift you up in My time."


See also: "The Great Commission" (art link)

Moral Blindness

"Moral Blindness"

"Why are My people judging the world by the tree of knowledge of good and evil? The moral indignation of My people is easily aroused and manipulated because they look through the veil of the law. My people are taking sides in conflicts, judging one people as 'good' and another as 'evil'. My people believe that they, 'the righteous', must defeat 'the wicked'. My people believe that they are on the side of morality, and that their view of morality exposes the hearts of the world as being 'good' or 'evil'.

"Wake up! Wake up, My people! I have not called you to judge the morality of the world, nor have I called you to defeat wickedness, for these I have done on the Cross! Instead I have called you to see the world through My eyes, through the love I showed you on the Cross while you were all My enemies! Come! Put down your judgment and take up the Cross!"

Friday, August 26, 2011

"My Only Way"

"I am love.
I gave My Son on the Cross for your sins.
My law is My Spirit and My way is grace.
I call the poor blessed and peacemakers My children.

"Americans, your country was not founded on My Son.
Your country was not founded on the gospel of My grace;
your country was not founded on the Cross.
Your political battles today are not about Me or My ways.

"Christians in America,
your country is not My kingdom,
and your ways are not My ways.

"Repent! Stop striving to fashion your country
according to your distorted image of Me and My ways,
and instead return to the Cross.
I have not called you to create a 'Christian country'—
I have called you to serve the gospel of Jesus Christ."


Art: "Because I Love You"

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

"This is How You Know"

"This is How You Know"

No one has ever seen God.
But the Only Son —
who is in the bosom of the Father —
He has revealed Him.
(John 1:18)

"I am God, and I am love.
I am My means; I am My way.
There is no other way but Me.
I am the Word, and My Word is Myself.

"Therefore, when a prophet, teacher or leader
declares to you a way different from My agape love,
they do not speak My way;
when they declare a different way,
they declare a different God,
even if they profess My name.
When they declare their words are God's way,
they are declaring of themselves,
'I am the Christ'."


See also: "Delivered!" (at Heart For Adventists)

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Be Shepherded!

"Be Shepherded!"

"Many of you believe that you must try to understand
where I am going and what I will make you become,
yet I have told you that you do not know
where the wind of My Spirit is going,
and I have told you that you do not yet know
what you shall be.

"Therefore I have told you to fix your eyes upon Me,
for I am the author of your faith
and I will bring your faith to the finish.
I have not called you to seek for the place I am going to;
instead I have called you to follow Me.
I have not called you to discover what you will become
as you change from glory to glory;
instead I have called you to behold Me!

"I have called you to believe in My love for you
and to know that I am love.
As you come to know that I am love,
you will recognize My voice.

"Follow My voice;
I am your shepherd,
and I am good!
Trust Me!"

Sunday, August 21, 2011

"Let Me Heal You!"

"Let Me Heal You!"

"To My children in charismatic churches—

"I know you don't want to argue or fight about doctrines, and I love your desire to know My Spirit and to bring people to Me. But I also know that you are afraid of examining your foundation. Many of you have forgotten that My Spirit is not only the Spirit of Power, but is also the Spirit of Truth.

"When your teachings are questioned, you often rush to assume that the other person is trying to distract you from what I want you to do. You already know what you need to know, you believe, so now you only need power to heal the sick and raise the dead. But you don't know that I want to heal your heart more than I want to heal your body! You don't know that I love you unconditionally even when you are wrong about something. Deep inside many of you are afraid to allow My Word to expose your foundation, because you aren't sure that I love you and you are afraid of invalidating the works I've done through you before.

"Yet I told you that you may prophesy, heal the sick, cast out spirits and raise the dead without letting Me know you. All of the works you are seeking can be done without being close to Me.

"I want you more than I want your works or even My works done through you! Let Me know you! Don't be afraid of letting Me expose your foundation to you. Trust Me—I only show you your wounds because I want to heal them and set you free. So I'm asking you to unbind My Spirit, for in your fear you have tied My hands from healing you in the deepest places. Don't be afraid—I am the Spirit of Truth, and I love you!"

End-Time Distractions

"End-Time Distractions"

"There will be no easy 'battle lines' which you can use to know that you are with the righteous. There will be no guarantee that you will not be touched by calamity. There will be no place you can run to which will be safe from persecution.

"You will have no other way but Me in the last days. I have not given you a map to navigate your way; I have not given you a schedule of 'events'; I have not given you a book of symbols that can be interpreted—and indeed no one has interpreted it correctly, for those who sought to intepret were seeking a map and seeking a schedule. I am not calling you to seek those things; I am calling you to seek Me instead.

"I will be your place of safety. I will be your eternal life though your body perishes. I will be your guide in the darkness. I will be your comfort, and I will send you to bring comfort to those who cannot see during the night."

Wednesday, August 17, 2011



"Now! Now! Now I am revealing the meaning of sealed words, for I am coming soon! Behold, I have given you My testimony and called you to believe on Me! Behold, I have given you My command, that you love one another as I have loved you! There is nothing else you need. All of the words of the book of Revelation hang on these two commands. Accept My love and share it!"

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

"As Father Sent Me"

"As Father Sent Me"

"Behold, all who desire to live in Me will suffer persecution! I have told you that the world will hate you as it hated Me. I have told you to abide in Me and obey My commands—to love one another as I have loved you. And so you will be hated, just as I was hated. Do not be surprised if the world hates you, and do not be surprised when persecutions come to you. Do not hate those who persecute you, but love your enemies, pray for those who persecute you and bless those who curse you. As I was crucified, I am sending you to be My witnesses—to be arrested, bound, killed, and to forgive your persecutors as I forgave you from the Cross."

Monday, August 15, 2011

Fallen Daughter

"Fallen Daughter"

"Behold! I have not judged the world for its sins, but instead I let judgment fall upon My Son on the Cross. Yet not all would accept My healing and be clothed with My free righteousness. They have chosen instead to go into the desert to build their own great work. They have chosen to turn away from Me.

"Behold! In the garden they were crowned with twelve stars; the glory of God covered them and the whole of the world was under their care. But they exchanged My glory for their own covering, and chose barrenness instead of reconciliation with their Husband. So I granted their wish and gave them a place to build their work. I carried them to the desert and protected them from being devoured by the serpent who had deceived them. When the serpent filled them with more of his wickedness, I allowed him to bring destruction, but I would not let him destroy them completely. They have chosen to stay in the desert, preparing their city, building their tower and continuing in their pride.

"Behold! What more could I have done for her? She who was clothed with the sun and with the moon under her feet would not repent of her filthy rags; she would not turn to Me and be healed! Instead she has chosen to be her own queen, and boast that she will never be paid back for her violence. She prepares for her reunion with the beast, and the day she will ride forth from the desert to enthrone herself among the nations. She prepares to join the serpent in persecuting My two witnesses; My name she will blaspheme, and she will cause all people to worship the beast she rides.

"My daughter! My daughter! I created you for My glory, but you would have none of it! I protected you and offered you My hand in marriage, but you spurned Me and chose to build your own work. The world will mourn when the beast you ride devours you and leaves you naked, but not for your sake. I am the only one who ever loved you; all others have only loved your favors—the works you wrought and the riches you gathered. And instead of accepting My love, you gave your favors to those who used you as a prostitute. They will mourn for the loss of your favors, but only I will wail for you because only I have loved you!"

Before the Lord

"Before the Lord"

"You are light in the darkness in My sight! Believe on My Son, and give His love to your neighbors and enemies, and I will keep your lamp burning forever. I will nourish you with fresh oil, and My Word and My Spirit shall sustain you always."

Sunday, August 14, 2011

"The Testimony to All Nations"

"I have told you that calamities will certainly come,
and that the gospel will be preached as a testimony to all nations.

"I am calling you to give comfort in calamity,
to shine light in the darkness,
and to provide water to the thirsty.

"My love will be warmth to those fleeing from the cold—
fleeing from agape love that has grown cold.
My words will be nourishment to those without water,
and they will find My peace
in the midst of great tribulation."


See also: "Sharing Hope"

"Share My Whole Heart"

"Be My closest friend.
Share My whole heart—
be with Me in My joy
and in My grief.
Come to Me and let Me
pour out My heart to you.
Be My place of rest."


Art: "Sharing Whole Heart"

Two Witnesses

"Two Witnesses"

"Know! Know! Know that I have called you and anointed you, My people! I have called you and given you two testimonies—the testimony of My Son, and the commission to bear witness through My agape love. All of My Spirit's fruits come out from these two fountains. These are My spokespersons: faith in My Son crucified for the world, and His command to love one another as He loved you."

Friday, August 12, 2011

"Among Us"

"Here I am, waiting.
I have come again,
and My people do not know Me."


Art: "Forgotten" (art link)

Thursday, August 11, 2011

"Confront Deception!"

"Confront Deception!"

"Awake! Awake! Awake, My people! Look! Look! Look and see! My Word has been confused by deception in your midst! My Word has been divided and made null! My people have been made blind to the plain words of Scripture! My people are told that My words do not apply to them, but only to the circumcision! My people are told that they will not go through tribulation! My people are told that My will is for them to foment territorial war in the Middle East! My people are taught to be in awe of shadows of the Old Testament instead of living in the light of the New Testament!

"Wake up! Wake up, My people! Blow the trumpet of the gospel! Shine forth in the simplicity of My Son! Wake up the sleeping church and confront the enemy who has brought confusion through dispensationalism! Wake up before daylight ends and darkness overtakes you!"


See also: "Battle Trumpet" (art link)

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

"Such Things Must Come"

"Such Things Must Come"

"Realize, My people, realize that I have told you from the beginning that disasters are coming and will increase.

"I am not calling you to prepare by stockpiling supplies or by relocating to safer places. Instead I am calling you to prepare your hearts and minds for action—to not be afraid for your lives, but to instead walk in My peace and love for people who do not know Me. I am calling you to ministry in the last days, to give My love and My peace to those who will tremble and fear because of the shaking of the earth, the roaring of the sea, the falling of the stars and the effects of nuclear disasters.

"Do not be afraid to lay down your lives in My service, and in the service of love."



"I have promised you My peace in the midst of storms, in the midst of wars and in the midst of your own inner turmoil. I have not promised that you will have peace surrounding you, nor have I promised you prosperity and good health. Instead I have given you My Spirit and called you to rest in My unchanging love for you. I declared to you that you would have tribulation in this world, but in Me you may have peace, for I have overcome the world."


Art link: "He Will Baptize You With the Holy Spirit and Fire"

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Healing Unforgiveness

"Healing Unforgiveness"

"Intercessors, arise! You who have counted national pride as loss for the sake of My kingdom, arise! Arise and intercede for your people! Go forth to the nations and repent on behalf of your country's deeds! Speak with your enemies and former enemies, and through your repentance and your forgiveness, open the floodgates of heaven over them!

"Make eternal friends and store up eternal treasure! The nations are My eternal inheritance—both you and your enemies. If you love your enemies as I have loved you, My love will cover over a multitude of sins—yours and your enemies'. And you will spare your people much suffering."


See also: "Forgiven!" (art link)

The Pure Kingdom

"The Pure Kingdom"

"I am calling you to return to the simplicity that is in My Son, Jesus. Unless you become as little children, you cannot see My kingdom. Many of you have lost sight of My kingdom and have been led astray from simple devotion to Christ because you have thought that My kingdom was about many things: learning 'advanced' truths, attaining more 'anointing', winning the 'culture war', 'standing with Israel', making 'Christian' nations, and more.

"Many of you have become worried and upset about many things, and are losing sight of the gospel as you assume that My kingdom in the earth is advanced or set back based on these things. But My kingdom is none of these things! My kingdom is My Son, and My kingdom was won on the Cross. My kingdom is grace and agape love.

"Become a child again and see! See the simplicity of your first love!"


See also: "Jesus!" (art link)

"Spared This Hour"

"Spared This Hour"

"Great distress is coming upon the earth, and more will come. I have begun calling many of My people home to spare them from this hour of trial. For you who still remain, I have promised to never leave you nor forsake you. I will not let any trial come upon you that is too great for you to bear, for I am faithful and I am with you. You will be able to stand because I hold you in My hand, and no one can snatch you out of My hand."

Saturday, August 06, 2011

"I Have Received"

"I Have Received"

"My faithful servant,

"You have spoken My word when I told you to, and it has not been easy for you. Others have doubted you and accused you of being an enemy, and you have felt the same doubts and accusations inside of yourself. But I say that you have been faithful.

"Keep going. Don't be afraid; I am with you, and I will protect you. I know your heart: I know you love Me, and I know you love the people I send you to. Though they may not receive your service, I receive your service. And I have promised that My word does not go forth and return to Me empty, but accomplishes its purpose. Sometimes you will understand that purpose, and sometimes you won't, because you cannot see the whole.

"Remember that you are not the only one I have called in this way. My servants are even in the houses of those who live against Me. Do not fear that you are alone, for I am with you, and you have many brothers and sisters in My house."

Distressing Political Changes

"Distressing Political Changes"

"My people, many of you have been distressed by the decisions of leaders in your land. Many of you are panicking because your fears appear to be coming true.

"And so you have come to Me, like Elijah when he came to Horeb. Why are you here, and why are you afraid?

"Are you upset because people have not listened to you, acknowledged My name like you thought they were supposed to, or walked in the way you thought I wanted them to? Are you upset because things seemed to be going well in the past, but now you think you're going to lose everything you thought had been gained in your land?

"Don't you know that all things work together for the good of those who love Me?

"Your reaction to these events is more important than the events themselves. Will your peace be taken away? Will your joy be quenched? Will your love towards your leaders and those you call 'enemies' wax cold? Will you turn from proclaiming the good news of My Son and instead expend your energy forecasting imminent woe because of these events?

"Will you be a light on a hill, or will you join the chorus of darkness?"


See also: "Elijah At Horeb" (art link)

Friday, August 05, 2011

Unworthy of Devotion

"Unworthy of Devotion"

"Woe! Woe! My people are giving their hearts away! My people are devoting their hearts to political agendas, crusades, nationalism and culture wars! My people do not know what they are doing! My people do not understand that putting their faith and hope in these things will leave them desolate! My people cannot discern the spirits because they are swayed by fear and belief in the righteousness of their 'side'! Because My people cannot recognize that destruction that has already come as a result of their mistaken devotion, they cannot hear My call to My prophets to step forward in repentance. And if their hearts are given to their side's righteousness, how will they react when My prophets call them to repentance?"

Gospel of the Flesh

"Gospel of the Flesh"

"My people! Why have you returned to slavery? Why are you believing that I demand you devote yourselves to circumcision? Haven't I told you that you have been circumcised in My Son? Haven't I told you that I abolished the wall of separation in His flesh? Why are you measuring your devotion to Me by your devotion to Israel?

"Return to the Cross! Return to the gospel! Return to Christ! For you have become enchanted by another gospel, which is no gospel at all! You have become enamoured with flesh, circumcision, perishable land and politics! Those among you who speak in Hebrew words, who wear Jewish religious clothes, and who display Israeli flags are seen as knoweldgable, advanced and full of the Spirit, and their utterances are seen as 'prophetic'.

"Was My Son not sufficient for you? Was freedom in Him not good enough, that you look back at the land of slavery you left and decorate yourselves with its chains?

"Behold My Son, lest you fall from grace completely!"

Thursday, August 04, 2011

The Judgment of God

"The Judgment of God"

"Why do so many of you believe that I judge and punish nations based on their failure to acknowledge My name in their laws and policies? Why do you believe that I seek the professing of My name among leaders and in the laws of your kingdoms? Don't you know that My kingdom is not of this world? Don't you know that professing My name did not change the heart of ancient Israel, produce righteousness in the land or avert judgment?

"You are looking on the outside of things, but I look at hearts. You are looking at laws, but I am looking at My Son. You are judging by the Law, but I am judging by the Cross. You are judging by the Ten Commandments, but I am judging by the Beatitudes.

"You believe My wrath comes when people commit sin, but I tell you that My wrath fell on My Son on the Cross for your sins. Now My wrath is reserved for those who reject My agape love given to you on the Cross. My wrath is reserved for those who live against My command to agape one another as I gave agape to you.

"And My wrath will not be poured out until I have first disciplined you for your own good. I have written that judgment begins at the house of God, among the people bearing My name, and so I will first discipline you for your own good, so that you will not be condemned with the world.

"Stop judging by appearances and make a right judgment."

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

"Spiritual Warfare"

"Many of you have been busy trying to fight and evict
'spirits' in the land and culture around you.
Some of you have even traveled great distances to do
'spiritual warfare' that you think will bring 'revival' to the land.

But I did not send My disciples out to conquer
as I sent ancient Israel into Canaan.
Yes, you have spiritual adversaries,
but I did not sent you in search of spirits to fight—
I sent you in search of the lost!
When I commanded My disciples to go to the nations,
I commissioned them to preach the good news to the poor,
to feed the hungry and clothe the naked.

And now because you have been intently focusing
on 'enemies' outside your walls,
you cannot see the broken and hurting hearts
among you, inside your church.

When you run here and there on your 'prayer walks' against 'spirits',
you cannot discern that many of your 'warriors' are broken inside,
hurting and longing for peace, and are seeking fulfillment
by attempting to do great 'spiritual' things.

Wake up! The true battle is not outside but inside!
Wake up! Remember the gospel!"

End-Times Calling

"End-Times Calling"

"Look! Look! I have told you that there will be disasters and wars in the days before I return to earth! I have told you that such things must come to pass, and I have told you that I will be with you always.

"Do not be afraid, and do not fear for your lives. Haven't I told you that whoever lives in Me will not perish even though they die? Haven't I told you that nothing in all creation can separate you from My love?

"Do not be afraid, and do not turn back from My calling when calamities come, for I have sent you to bring My love to the hurting and wounded. The world flees calamity and abandons its own, but I am calling you to minister to those whom the world leaves behind in disaster zones.

"Many people who proclaim My name are ready and willing to preach to the nations, but are hesitant to go love the victim and the wounded unless there is an opportunity to preach. Many who proclaim My name do not understand that My command to carry one another's burdens is what will preach the gospel of the kingdom to the whole world. For I have said that if you love one another, the whole world will know that you are My disciples, that I have been sent by My Father, and that He has loved them even as He has loved Me.

"You cannot bring about the end by increasing your preaching. The end will come in the time My Father has set. But will you be prepared? Will you understand that your duty is to obey My commands among the nations? Will you understand that the 'end-times ministry' I have called you to is to give the hungry something to eat, to give the thirsty something to drink, to invite the stranger in, to clothe the naked, to look after the sick and visit those who are in prison?"


See also: "Sharing Hope"

Monday, August 01, 2011

Seeking to Devour

"Seeking to Devour"

"My sons and daughters,

"Discernment! I am calling you to exercise discernment! I have given you fruit and vineyards. I have given you My Spirit and My love for My children. I have sent many brothers and sisters to help you because the work has been so large. Word has gone out about the fruit I have given you and about the need for laborers in the vineyard.

"I am calling you to exercise discernment, because not all who come have been called. Not all who proclaim My name are filled with My heart. Not all who proclaim My kingdom truly understand what My heart values and what is important to Me.

"My treasures are people—not land, not ministries, not proclamations or meetings. I have given you the privilege of serving people whom I love. They are My treasures.

"When workers among you serve an agenda instead of serving the people I have set before you, at that time you must stand for My people. I am calling you to seek Me and discern the spirits. Not all who proclaim My name understand what spirits they are following. I am calling you to intercede not only for the people, but also for the workers who have not discerned the difference between My voice and the voice of other spirits.

"At times I will command you to rebuke and discipline those who are being used by the enemy to devour the people whom I love. Do not be afraid of your own weakness. Do not be afraid that the work will suffer, for I am able to save whether by many or by few. Do not be afraid of grieving My Spirit when I command you to defend the people I love so much. Be shepherds of the flock entrusted to your care. I am with you always."