Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Seventh Time Down/Jason Gray Brand New Day Tour

Martinsville will be hosting the 7eventh Time Down/Jason Gray "Brand New Day Tour" on May 4 at the Linn Park Amphitheater if any of you who live nearby are interested in coming.  Here is the poster:

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Charles Martin

     Don't you love a good story? A book that draws me in is like a mini vacation.  I leave cares behind and become enthralled to such an extent that I can't seem to get anything done till I know the conclusion.
      I have discovered a new (to me) author, Charles Martin.  I picked up one of his books, Water From The Heart, at a used book sale not knowing anything about him but liking the title.  When I purchase used books I bring them home and check Amazon for reviews before deciding if I want to spend time reading them.  The reviews for this book gave it 5 stars from over 1000 people, so I was excited!  And I certainly wasn't disappointed when I read the book!  I LOVED it!  I had taken it with me on our trip to Patagonia.  Since it was used I had intended to lighten my suitcase by leaving it behind after reading it, but it was so good I couldn't do that. I shared it with Country Guy who had finished the book he brought with him.  He also thought it was excellent so when we got home my friend, Donna, read it.  She loved it, too.
    I looked on my favorite used book site to see if I could get any more of his books.  I found several and ordered them all.
     Yesterday I began reading, Long Way Gone.  I believe, if it is possible, I am liking it even more than the first one.  He has such a wonderful way with words as he tugs at your heart with the story.  I especially like books that help me to see higher planes and cause me to want to be a better person.
     If you are wanting a good book, I highly recommend those by Charles Martin.

Sunday, March 10, 2019

"Find Your Voice and Make a Stand!" Dutch Sheets

      It is so important for us to be doing this!  I have had Christians tell me when I have voiced my disagreement with abortion, or homosexuality, or the ridiculous notion of "choosing your own sex" that I should not be judging.  Their argument is that we all sin, so I shouldn't be pointing out specific ones.  My argument is--Exactly! We all sin!!  But if we don't realize it is sin, how can we confess and receive forgiveness?  When I attempt to tell them this is not judging but is actually the most loving thing we can do for those who are misguided, or who do not know what God has said about these things, they turn away or call me a fanatic.  No matter.  We must take a stand for righteousness, not only for ourselves but for those around us.  There really is a hell.  Are we content to see our loved ones go there because we are afraid to upset them by speaking the truth?
      The verse Dutch closes with from Ezekiel is the one that convicted me and convinced me to go to my dad who had broken his neck and was confined to a hospital/nursing home till his death.  Several had witnessed to him before but he had turned them away. When I read this verse, I knew that I did not want his blood on my hands.  I told him what I had read and that I wanted him to know Jesus.  I also said when he was ready I would like to share more about Him.  He mouthed, "I am ready," because, you see, he was on a respirator and had been unable to talk since the accident.  He gave his life to Jesus right then.  How amazing!  And it was only because I knew I must speak the truth and no longer be silent just because I thought he would be upset with me.
    It is time to know what God has said and to be bold and courageous in sharing it!

"To Ignore Evil is to Become an Accomplice to It"
Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German pastor, anti-Nazi dissident (he died in a German concentration camp) and author of The Cost of Discipleship, poignantly stated, "Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak, is to speak. Not to act, is to act." The great reformer and civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr., said, "To ignore evil is to become an accomplice to it." Sadly, these warnings are as appropriate and applicable to the Church of America today as at any time in history, for an evil beyond the scale of the holocaust is underway. We have now moved from killing babies, dismembering them and selling their body parts, to murdering struggling infants that have survived the brutality of abortion. America has lost its soul.
For various reasons, most spiritual leaders in America have chosen not to speak out on abortion, elections, and many other important moral issues of our day. These reasons include:
• a belief that spiritual leaders should remain separate from the political realm because it is "evil" and "divisive."
• a belief that spiritual influence in peoples' lives does not give them a right to speak into their followers' social, moral, or political views.
• a theological belief that this is not their responsibility.
• a fear of losing congregants.
• a fear of losing financial support.
• a fear of the IRS.
I'm sure there are other reasons which could be listed. However, regardless of the reasons, no honest person can refute the fact that most leaders in the Church have disengaged from public involvement in politics and national moral issues. While I respect my peers in the Body of Christ and understand the challenges facing them in today's polarized and volatile culture, I fear that our choice of silence on many issues has come at a devastating cost. Inevitably, this absolution has also filtered into the pew. Few Christians are willing to make a stand on social issues, preferring to remain aloof and silent. Only about half of Americans who claim to be evangelical Christians are even registered to vote, and many who are registered don't bother to do so. Most statistics make it clear that evangelicals could turn any national election in America if we all voted, and did so based on Biblical values, not party lines. Yet most spiritual leaders fail to confront this. (Photo via Pexels)
A Disengaged Church
Not only does the disengaged Church fail to vote or actively involve itself in social issues, most do not even pray regarding the challenges we face in America. A recent experience of mine in the Sunday service of a prominent mega-church exemplifies this fact. It occurred on the weekend during which President Trump would be making his decision regarding retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's replacement. This decision had the potential of shifting the balance of power on the Supreme Court to a conservative, pro-constitutionalist, pro-life majority, something America has desperately needed since the 1960s. The decision was so monumental that it would doubtlessly affect the lives of the children, and even the grandchildren of those present that day. Indeed, President Trump's appointments to the court will undoubtedly be two or three of the most significant decisions of our lifetime.
In light of this decision's magnitude, and since the pastor himself referred to his church that day as "a praying church," I kept waiting for someone to lead in a prayer for wisdom and guidance from Holy Spirit to POTUS Trump, enabling him to make the right decision. If not a 15-30 minute time of corporate prayer (perhaps this imminent decision was more important than the sermon that day!) then at least 5 or 10 minutes of prayer. No? Then how about a one or two sentence prayer while praying over the offering or sermon. When no prayer was offered, I held out hope that at the close of the service they would at least encourage people to pray about this decision on their own. As you have probably guessed by now, it was never mentioned. I was stunned, grieved and angered. Tragically, this is the norm, not the exception. The Church in America today may be the most culturally disengaged Church in our nation's history.
Based on the facts, any honest deduction must conclude that the American Church's silence and withdrawal from the public square has allowed those who do not espouse Biblical values nor honor our Christian heritage to take over much of America's leadership. Obviously, the opposite could have occurred: had the Body of Christ been engaged we could have prevented abortion, infanticide, the rejecting of America's Christian roots, the taking over of our education system by humanists and secularists, God's expulsion from the public square and more. By default, we helped create that which we loathe.
Can the Fruit the Church's Silence Be Reversed?
Can the fruit of America's sin and the Church's silence be reversed? Yes and no. Just as those who were killed by the Nazis could obviously not be brought back, we obviously can do nothing to undo the deaths of 60 million aborted babies. But we, like the allied forces of WWII, can stop the senseless killing and heal the land (2 Chronicles 7:14). This pro-death scourge on our nation's history need not continue. I believe God is offering the American Church – and consequently our nation – an opportunity for a historical course correction. For this to occur, however, a fundamental change must occur in the minds of Believers: we must choose to re-engage and become the salt and light Christ intends us to be. We must cease being conformists and reclaim our voice. Our times have dictated that there is no longer a middle ground. We are even now being weighed in the balances – and our decision will tip the scales – toward either continued apathy and irrelevance or the healing and discipling of a nation. (Photo via Pixabay)
We MUST make our choice, and we must do so NOW.
Find Your Voice and Make a Stand
If ending the lives of surviving, struggling babies on bloody abortion tables is not enough to motivate the Church of America and its leaders to regain their voices, I'm not sure what can. If literal infanticide, celebrated by governors and legislatures around this nation with cheering and lit-up buildings, is not enough to awaken the conscience of the American Church, then I fear it is too late.
Leaders, please do not try and circumvent this decision by pinning America's future on "the sovereignty of God." God's sovereignty does not negate our choices nor absolve us of the consequences. The prophet Ezekiel was told, "When I say to the wicked, 'O wicked man, you will surely die,' and you do not speak to warn the wicked from his way, that wicked man shall die in his iniquity, but his blood I will require from your hand" (Ezekiel 33:8 NASB). We, the Church, are God's voice in the earth and we must speak.
Church of America, I plead with you: find your voice and make a stand. (To Subscribe to the Elijah List subscribe here.)
Dutch Sheets
Dutch Sheets Ministries

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Friday, March 8, 2019

Raise A Hallelujah (LIVE) - Bethel Music | VICTORY

This is a wonderful testimony and a glorious song!!

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Effectiveness of Flu Vaccine

There is growing evidence the flu vaccine causes more problems than it prevents.  Read this informative article to help you decide whether it is best for you to be vaccinated.

The Effectiveness of Flu Vaccine 

Saturday, March 2, 2019

That's My King! - SM Lockridge

Watching Oral Robert's speak about Jesus in the video I posted last week reminded me of this one by SM Lockridge.  I posted it in January of 2012, but it is certainly worth another listen!

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Who Is This Fourth Man? --- Oral Roberts

This is a wonderful testimony of who Jesus is in every book of the Bible.  I wanted to post it so I could watch it over and over.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Torres del Paine

Torres del Paine National Park was amazing!  The vastness of Patagonia is unimaginable until you see it with the naked eye.

Our hotel was situated in a valley.  It is the larger building with a green roof a little left of center.

The view from our room was always changing.  Here it is at sunrise.

Once we were checked into the hotel we went to explore the property.  They were rounding up cattle to be branded a short distance from the hotel.

The property also bordered a river so we walked along it for awhile.

The next day we were driven to a different area of the Park where we crossed a suspension bridge (6 at a time)

Then walked across this large expanse of beach by the lake

And hiked up a hill (This is our Patagonian guide, Francisco, or Pancho for short)

until we reached a viewing point for the glacier which the guide said was actually 10 miles away.  It looks much closer, don't you think?

When we returned to the hotel we watched the cowboys branding the calves.

The next day we set out for the east side of the park which is drier than the west.  Along the way we saw beautiful lakes, rivers, waterfalls and awesome mountain peaks.

We also saw herds of guanacos.

We were very blessed to even get to see a puma near our bus.  Our guide said this is only the 3rd time he has seen one on the tours he has done and never so close.  

One of the most fun and memorable things we did was to experience the ferocious Patagonian wind.
Our group was told to take a knee if it got too strong to stand up, and it did!  The guide estimated the wind was gusting to probably about 60-70 mph which lasted only a few minutes.  He said they have up to 120 mph gusts.  I can't imagine!

On the third day, as we were preparing to leave, there was a beautiful double rainbow outside our window.

More tomorrow.  Santiago was our last stop.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Puerto Natales

Our hotel and the view from our room in Puerto Natales.

The day after we arrived we took a catamaran to see the Balmaceda Glacier.  Once we were in range we got off the boat and hiked to the glacier's edge.

After spending 2 nights in Puerto Natales we went to Torres del Paine National Park for a 3 night stay.  This was our favorite part of the trip.  I will post photos tomorrow.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Punta Arenas

   We arrived in Punta Arenas on Feb. 8 for a two night stay.  This is the view from our room in the hotel there. It is overlooking the Strait of Magellan.

The next day we took a boat ride to Magdalena Island to see the colony of penguins that live there.

We passed Marta Island which was covered in cormorants.   There were many sea lions at the base.

We had lunch at Lomito's restaurant.  See the railings in the foreground?  Our guide said these were installed so people had something to hang onto when the wind gusted so strongly.  He said the gusts could be over 120 mph!

In the afternoon we walked around the area. The cemetery, said to be one of the 10 most important in the world, was located a few blocks from our hotel so we explored it for awhile.

The next morning we headed to Puerto Natales, our next 2-day stop.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Puerto Varas, Chile

Country Guy and I just returned from a two week Odysseys Unlimited Patagoina Explorer Tour in Chile.  (Hence the lack of blog-posting for awhile.)  I thought I would share a few photos for those of you who knew we were going and are wondering what we were doing down there.We had a view of the Osorno Volcano from our hotel room in Puerto Varas (our first stop.)  The weather was beautiful!  We were told that often the volcano is hidden in rain clouds. but every day we were in Chile we had some sunshine.

The day after we arrived in Puerto Varas we went on a fun hike in Vincent Perez Rosales National Park where we saw this impressive waterfall and rushing river.

The next day we were treated to a demonstration by Chilean cowboys.  Their beautiful horses are taught to run sideways!

Tomorrow I will post photos taken at our next stop -- Punta Arenas.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

'I Heard The Thunder Of His Voice!' Lana Vawser

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'I Heard The Thunder Of His Voice!' Lana Vawser

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Recently I had a powerful encounter with the Lord where I heard His voice thundering over His people, "Make up your mind!"

It wasn't an angry "make up your mind," it was a strong decree and invitation to partner with faith and to move away from being double-minded. 

The Lord showed me that there was an "entry point" for the enemy to come in with his torment, fear and oppression that was in the hearts and minds of God's people and that "entry point" was called "DOUBLE-MINDEDNESS."

"When you are half-hearted and wavering it leaves you unstable. Can you really expect to receive anything from the Lord when you're in that condition?" James 1:7-8 (The Passion Translation)

This strong decree of the Lord caused every part of my being to shake under the power and authority in His words. The decree and invitation was so strong that it resonated in the atmosphere, "Make up your mind to believe what I have said!!!" 

I watched as many of God's people were being "tossed to and fro" in so many ways as this double-mindedness was causing their emotions to run high, it was causing anxiety, it was causing intense fear and the enemy was using it to amplify the sound of fear and intimidation.

But as the Lord decreed, "MAKE UP YOUR MIND," I saw this roar come out of God's people. It was a roar that said, "I will NOT listen to my emotions. I will NOT listen to the lies. I will NOT listen to anything else but what He is saying and I will NOT take this anymore."

Raise My Word to the Highest Place

I heard the Lord say, "Raise My Word to the highest place" and suddenly I had a vision where I saw the Word of God on the same level as the fears, as the lies of the enemy and circumstances. The Lord was thundering, "RAISE MY WORD TO THE HIGHEST PLACE." It was a choice to "make up minds" of ultimate truth and that ultimate truth is Jesus Christ and the Word of God. 

The Lord spoke again, "As My people repent for double mindedness and make up their mind to take Me at My Word and raise My Word to the highest place fear will flee and chains will break!!!!!!" 

I watched person after person on their face before the Lord repenting for double-mindedness and generational fear/intimidation fell off. Attacks of fear fled. Chains of torment, oppressive battles of the mind, anxiety, weariness, and lethargy suddenly fell off.

The Lord spoke again, "Do not wait for your emotions to "feel" My Word, take My Word now and feed upon it more than you ever have and watch how the breakthrough will continue to increase within you and then around you."

Double Vision will Clear

I heard the Lord say, "Double mindedness has caused 'double vision' in My people. They have not been able to see clearly because of their hearts being in this place. In the repentance of double mindedness and making up their mind again in faith, vision will not only clear, there will be a greater accuracy of clarity and strategy."

"My people are about to see further than they ever have."

Peace will be Restored

I watched as so many of God's people were in this major battle for peace every day. They would receive their peace, then suddenly it was gone. Then they would get their peace back and suddenly it was lost again. The Lord showed me that these places of "double-mindedness" were stealing their peace and in the place of "making up their minds again" peace was restored and concreted deeply.

The Lord spoke, "As My people make up their minds again and raise My Word to the highest place My peace that surpasses understanding will fill their hearts and minds and it will remain as they continue to make up their minds in faith."

"It's the Holy Spirit boot camp training that I am inviting My people into right now and the realm is faith. In this new era I am branding this new era with the decree of unstoppable faith."

Friends, let us be people who continue to live in the place of "making up our minds" to not tolerate, receive and focus upon anything but what He speaks. There is a major increase of faith taking place. There is a major work of His Spirit taking place in the body of Christ to break the chains of fear and intimidation. To see doubt and double-mindedness removed from hearts and the army of God rising up with the fire and conviction of the truth of God's Word and what He says being our ultimate reality.

"Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God." Matthew 4:4

Watch how your alignment with the Word of God and what He says will see a mighty move of the Spirit of God ushered into your life, to break the strongholds of fear, the intimidation and the chains you have carried and battled with for so long, once and for all.

Lana Vawser

Monday, January 28, 2019

Joey & Rory In The Time That You Gave Me

I just watched To Joey, with Love.  It ended with this song.  How beautiful!  And how meaningful!

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Rick Joyner's "Word for the Week" Part 4 on the Second American Revolutionary/Civil War

     This excerpt from Rick Joyner's "Word for the Week" Part 4 on the Second American Revolutionary/Civil War is a word of admonition, truth and encouragment of which I want to constantly remind myself.

"...It does not matter how mature we are in Christ or how successful we have been as a steward of His mysteries—it is a terrible presumption to think that He is just like us and that His opinions are the same as ours. I am a religious conservative, and I try to keep in mind that it was the religious conservatives that were the worst enemies of Christ when He walked the earth. Why?

If you look at their doctrine, the Pharisees were generally correct in most of their beliefs. They were the most devoted to being faithful to the Scriptures and were carrying the greatest hope for the Messiah. Yet, they resisted Him more than any other group when He came! Why?  

Again, we can be right in our politics, our policies, and our beliefs, but have pride that is more deadly than the evil we are fighting. Pride caused the first fall and virtually every fall since. We can be right but not be righteous. For winning the present war, it is crucial to not just fight for what is right, but to do it in the right spirit. We must fight for right and we must do it right."

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

A New Year Suggestion from E. W. Kenyon's website

From the Kenyon website:
A New Year Suggestion
This New Year
Let us stop —
Saying biting, cutting things. Doing spiteful, mean things. Looking at wicked, bitter things.
Let us cease —
Being weak and hurtful. Being peevish and hateful. Being selfish and spiteful.
Let us aim —
Not to waste time we do not own. Not to rob God of His money. Not to spoil another’s time.
Love is masterful.
Love does things.
Love does not stop and count 
the cost.
Love is honest.
Love is a hater of dissembling. Love inspires confidence.
Love is big.
Love does not say biting things. Love would rather be hurt than 
to hurt.
Love is not a recorder of other’s faults.
Love may know our faults but never speaks them.
Love feels our faults, but does not count them.
Love carries our faults, but never peddles them.
Love is easily hurt, but never retaliates.
Love is God’s inventive genius placed in man.
Man is at his best as a Lover; it is his realm;
God made him to Love

Monday, January 21, 2019

Phil. 4:4-8 TPT

   Philippians 4:4-8 is one of my favorite passages of scripture.  Can you imagine how well our lives would go if we would take this to heart?  I particularly like how The Passion Translation says it:

Be cheerful with joyous celebration in every season of life. Let joy overflow, for you are united with the Anointed OneLet gentleness[f] be seen in every relationship, for our Lord is ever near.
Don’t be pulled in different directions or worried about a thing. Be saturated in prayer throughout each day, offering your faith-filled requests before God with overflowing gratitude. Tell him every detail of your life, then God’s wonderful peace that transcends human understanding, will make the answers known to you through Jesus Christ.So keep your thoughts continually fixed on all that is authentic and real, honorable and admirable, beautiful and respectful, pure and holy, merciful and kind. And fasten your thoughts on every glorious work of God, praising him always. 

Saturday, January 19, 2019

E. W. Kenyon, In His Presence

     Somehow I misplaced my E. W. Kenyon book, In His Presence, over the holidays.  As we traveled to Nebraska I read much of it aloud to Country Guy.  When we got home I looked everywhere for it until I finally gave up and ordered another one.  I have begun re-reading it because it contains such wonderful wisdom and revelation!

Here is a very convicting excerpt found on p. 13:
     The greatest duty you will ever perform for your family will be the prayer duty.
     It may be that it is no longer a privilege.
     You have thrown the privilege away.
     You have ignored it.
     It has no become a stern duty.
     You must go back to your prayer closet and begin anew your fellowship with Him.
     Do it for the sake of your family, the boys and girls; for the sake of your home and church; and God will honor you.
      Children are growing up in Christian homes without the restraining power of God over their lives.
     The reason is apparent!  Mothers and fathers have failed in their responsibilities in the prayer life.
      I call on you, men and women, who yourselves are to blame for the crime and lawlessness of the youth of this generation, to go and ask His forgiveness, and to take up your responsibilities, NOW!

     Considering this book was written before Mr. Kenyon died in 1948 it is amazing how prescient it is!  Can you imagine what he would have to say about our lack of prayerlessness today if he could see our youth--and their parents now?

After I posted this I discovered you can listen to this book on YouTube.  Click here for Chapter 1.

Friday, January 18, 2019

"2019: A Year of Extreme Revelation" Johnny Enlow

Those of you who regularly read this blog know I am a fan of Johnny Enlow.  I am always inspired, encouraged, convicted and challenged by God through his words.  This one posted on The Elijah List is no exception.

We have entered into perhaps the most revelatory year since the birth of Jesus and because of it, none of us will ever be the same. A day of so much disclosure is now upon us and by this time next year, we will be amazed at how different our world actually is from what we thought. The light we presently see by today, we will consider as relative darkness compared to where we will have advanced to by 2020. It will be an exceptional and even shocking revelation. 
Let's look at two definitions for the word "revelation" for some parameters on what I am talking about. Revelation:
1) A surprising and previously unknown fact, especially one that is made way in a dramatic way.
2) The divine or supernatural disclosure to humans.
The 5770-5779 Window is Completed
For those who follow the Hebraic Calendar, you know that the present 5779 year is closing out a most important decade. In the number 70 there is the Hebrew letter Ayin associated with it and it carries the picture symbol for the eye. For the 2010-2019 decade the primary focus has been on SEEING. I have covered that fact in virtually every year of this 5770-5779 decade. Battles are won and lost at the point of SEEING. As we remember ancient Israel, the difference in a "Caleb" and "10 spies" is that "Calebs" are anointed seers and "10 spies" are unanointed seers.
"Revelation and the glory that accompanies revelation are increasingly going to be the fruit of 2019."
The Body of Christ is in the process of shifting from following unanointed seers who keep the people locked in a wilderness-survival mentality, to following seers who lead them into the "Promised Land" of cities and nations. It is the Church's great battle of the day, and a "fake news" narrative is being exposed and progressively abandoned. Unanointed seers unduly highlight the enemy, miss the moment of visitation, and keep the people "wilderness bound" under a premature rapture mindset.
Anointed seers see the enemy but highlight the greatness of God and His promise of inheriting the nations, as we are "salt" and "light" in the 7 mountains of society. Unanointed seers tell us, "We're getting out of here," while anointed seers declare the Kingdom coming "on Earth as it is in Heaven." We are disconnecting the fake narrative IVs and returning to Jesus' original message of inheriting the earth (Matthew 5:5). God builds a plan of destiny around the anointed seers even while they are the profound minority, as in Caleb and Joshua's case where His plan was built around the two who could see.
Now about the 9 in 5779 and in 2019. The number nine in the Hebrew has the letter Tet in it, which is the picture/symbol of either a snake or a womb. They are both highlighted this year. The snake in the grass will be discovered by those with Caleb's eagle eyes, and the tearing up of that snake will allow for birthing and fruitfulness. The snake in the grass will be exposed this year and you will either capitulate to it or destroy the lies and fear associated with it and arise and shine to your destiny.
The key is to see the snake from an eagle's perspective and not from a chicken's perspective. A snake is food for an eagle while a chicken will freak out and run from a snake. The window of properly SEEING gets completed this year and what becomes visible in 2019 will exceed the totality of the previous nine years of seeing. It will be almost like we didn't see anything in the last decade. 
Rosh Hashanah of this year we will enter the 5780s and that represents a whole new beginning based on proper seeing. A year from now we will begin the year 2020 and the numerology will not be coincidental. 20/20 vision is coming and that is where divine objectivity rules. God is seen and magnified. The enemy is also seen, but he is not magnified and so he becomes "bread" for us (Numbers 14:9).
Revelation in Government: Trump Will Get Louder
"And when the blast of the TRUMP sounded long and became louder and louder, Moses spoke, and God answered him, by voice." (Exodus 19:19 emphasis mine)
One of the areas of profound blindness right now for many Christians is understanding the role of President Donald Trump. As 45th president of the United States he carries an Isaiah 45 "Cyrus anointing" to break down the "double, bronze and iron gates of Babylon" (Isaiah 45:1-2). This is an assignment to dislodge and eliminate embedded and syndicated evil in government. The tentacles are at the tops of all the 7 mountains of society (media, economy, education, family, arts/entertainment, religion and government) and the tops of all the mountains are going to have their evil "gatekeepers" removed.
It is a historic moment for the Kingdom of God. Because of it, in 2019 Trump is not going to tone down and weaken his approach. He is going to become stronger and his voice will become louder and louder. He is not going to fail in his assignment and it will be a testament not to his greatness, but to the greatness of God.
Despite Trump's billions, his friends and his influence, he is far too limited to take on what he has been called to take on. It is God's anointing on him for the assignment that covers and emboldens him. Our nation will be known as "before Trump" and "after Trump." The Lord also clearly spoke to me that the whole world will be known as "before Trump" and "after Trump." I am neither a Trump fan, nor a Republican fan, nor even a Conservative fan. I am a God fan. Trump is God's idea, and though God is patient, the sooner you recognize that truth the sooner it will be evidence of your seeing being anointed. Once you begin to discover the level of evil against him, you will no longer ask the irrelevant question of, "How could God pick such an imperfect man?" What he lacks in holiness he makes up for in courage, and ultimately his courage is going to lead him into holiness.
When God is taking people into new territory He looks first for courage.His demand of Joshua in Joshua 1:7 was, "Only be strong and very courageous," and He said that over and over. Once you see the "deep state" of the 7 mountains and of the nations you realize it takes GREAT courage. Working on holiness comes later, but when you are facing enemies bigger than yourself it is courage that sustains you. Before Trump is done he will have leveled and replaced most of our ruling institutions and will have been a part of discovering a previously unknown history of the world of the last century. It will be a great reveal and a most significant part of this year of extreme revelation.
Can Trump Fail in His Assignment?
Can Trump fail in his assignment? This is a concern and a question that many Trump supporters have, and more especially so as they begin to see the extreme dangers that he is up against. Well, I suppose humans can always disappoint and can always fail. I suppose we could be too slack in our prayer cover for him. I suppose his age and the size of the task before him could overwhelm him. However, the greatness of our God is that it is His trademark that He loves to execute His great plans with fragile or imperfect people. He loves to confound the wise of this world by using His "foolishness" (1 Corinthians 1:27). Except for in the case of Jesus; He NEVER used overwhelming strength or perfection to accomplish His better storylines.
Gideon, the least in his house and tribe, led Israel to victory over the Midianites. Moses, the octogenarian with a speech impediment, led Israel out of Egypt. David, the shepherd boy, took out the scary giant, Goliath, with a small stone. Mary, the teenage girl, births THE Son of God. Even with Jesus, He never used His overwhelming strength but laid down all His divinity. He then chose the local redneck fishermen to be His twelve apostles upon which everything thereafter would be built. (Photo via Wikipedia)
So can Trump fail? Yes, but I don't think so. This has all the makings of a great God-story. Keeping Trump alive and healthy is a much easier task for God than it was to keep Jesus alive in His day when not only was the "deep state" out to prematurely kill Him, but every demon in Hell desired His "scalp." Until He was age thirty-three and until it was THE day of passover, Jesus could not be killed. Yes, Trump could fail, but God will not. Were he somehow able to be taken out early it would only make way for a more amazing story of God's greatness. His NEXT always outdoes even His original. He is the "bigger-than" God with the "greater-than" plan. That's just who He is. It is not over until Psalms 37:9 is in effect: "For evildoers shall be cut off; but those who wait on the Lord, they shall inherit the earth." You can take Psalm 37:1-2 as a prophetic word for NOW:
"Do not fret because of evildoers, nor be envious of the workers of iniquity. For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb."
"Workers of iniquity" are the present target for the zeal and justice of the Lord. His first offer is always mercy, but justice has to come because justice is the evidence to the abused that God has mercy on them. Those who have been sex-trafficked, enslaved, and otherwise abused are about to be the beneficiaries of the justice of God. There is no freedom for the enslaved without justice. President Donald Trump is an emissary of the justice of God, and I believe God is quite pleased with how well he has done since being elected president. His courage is seen as heroic in Heaven because they see what he is up against. This year enough of that gets revealed to the Body of Christ so that we stop the finger pointing. President Trump was not called to be your pastor so let's quit putting that standard on him.
Revelation in Church: Exposures and Prophetic Upgrades
"So he departed from there, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was plowing...Then Elijah passed by him and threw his mantle on him." (1 Kings 19:19)
This is the passage where Elijah anoints Elisha and he receives the double portion of what was on Elijah. Elisha, with that upgrade, is the catalyst for Jezebel being easily dealt with. Jezebel was someone Elijah was not able to deal with. Elisha, through Jehu, overthrew Jezebel in a very public and demonstrable way. President Trump also has a Jehu anointing. Jezebel at a macro level is being dealt with this year, and it is not coincidental that it is 1 Kings 19:19 that tells of the release of the double portion. The new extreme revelation is going to place and displace "Kings" (government rulers). Both the name of the book and the double on the 19s are significant.
"The snake in the grass will be exposed this year and you will either capitulate to it or destroy the lies and fear associated with it and arise and shine to your destiny."
The Church will experience two different versions of this extreme revelation. First of all, there will be shocking disclosures of evil and corruption, and even networks of deep darkness. The Church has its own version of the "deep state" and it is going to be exposed as well. Some significant exposures took place in 2018, but there is a whole other level in both the Catholic church as well as the Evangelical/Charismatic/Pentecostal church. Many churches and church networks operate by a similar creed to how Hollywood and high government positions run. In these places, the "gatekeepers" at the places of influence require some behavior that is able to be blackmailed so that their loyalty and silence is bought forever. Blackmail is the currency of the tops of the mountains and it is going to be exposed in the mountain of religion as well. In church circles it is often mixed and mingled with religious speech so that it doesn't look like blackmail, but it is blackmail.
I remember decades ago being a part of a church whose lead bishop would often say that he didn't trust anyone "who didn't have a limp" and connected it to the Jacob in the Bible. What was revealed was that this bishop had seduced at least ten women in the church, and it also included pedophilia. The "not trusting anyone without a limp" showed up in that no significant associate pastor or leader was advanced who they didn't have some dirt on. Not surprisingly, he had great loyalty from these pastors and leaders, even when the full truth came out, because they were "blackmail-able." There is way more of this going on than seems possible—be prepared for shocks regarding that in 2019. In mega churches this is actually more the norm than the exception, but you won't have to take my word for it. A year of extreme revelation is upon us.
Prophetic Upgrades
This is the other side of the coin of advanced revelation, but sometimes they will go hand-in-hand, as the prophetic upgrades will cause a new level of holiness. I remember some time ago in Peru where a pastor's wife was taken by the Holy Spirit and for weeks was in and out of a trance and could speak only in tongues. It was quite inconvenient. When she finally could communicate she was in an open Heaven realm seeing everything, including the sins of their key leaders and members—including when and where. It was amazing how the church cleaned itself up. The pastor himself told me it was tough for him because it was like "sleeping with the Holy Spirit" and he had no choice but to get totally clean himself. It is amazing what being under an increased light does to us.
Seeing is going to another level. This is something we desperately need as our prophetic level is relatively pathetic at this time, even often underperforming to psychics and "new age" energy feelers. One reason for this is that the enemy has stolen the prophetic from much of the Church through demonic doctrines that say the age for this has passed. This is truly a "deep state" doctrine that has stripped the Church from perhaps its most vital tool for spreading the love and power of God. As Paul said in 1 Corinthians 14:5"I wish you all would prophesy" (emphasis mine), and a prophesying Church will always be more fruitful. We have other reasons for our low level of prophetic revelation, such as lack of prophetic accountability and also conversely a lack of a nurturing environment for the prophetic. The ones zealous for accountability would kill the prophetic if left to their devices, and the ones only nurturing the prophetic tend to keep it about quantity above quality. We need both.
Another suppressor of the next level in the prophetic is when the exercise is disconnected from our reformation (outside the Church) assignment. The prophetic was made to thrive in the seven mountains of society. My prophetic level has always been less in and to the Church, and increased when outside the Church. Having said that, I am first in line desiring the promised prophetic upgrades. I want to be positively shocked at how much I am seeing and how much transformational change it engenders. I look forward to stepping into clarity where we not only prophesy sometimes-fuzzy outcomes like "double portion," "breakthrough," "shift," "prosperity," "a door," "a window"—but we also can flesh out what that actually looks like. The upgrade is coming this year because it is tied into knowing some macro things we never knew before; some things we haven't been able to see because we have had the wrong facts and operated to a wrong narrative based on the presumed facts. You will know more about what I am talking about as the year progresses.
Perhaps the greatest key in getting a prophetic upgrade is staying out of pride. There have been so many who have become "head cases" when they finally saw something truly revelatory that they ceased getting more secrets from God, as God resists the proud. Hopefully there are so many with the next level of revelation that this is no longer a reality. Either way, I will tell you that the children born in this decade of seeing (Generation Z) are going to be true game-changer seers and prophets and will require us to upgrade if nothing else does. Status quo revelation has not been getting it done and the next level is coming along with the next level of glory.
Watch the Sixty-Seven Mile Wide Path of Totality
Back in August 21, 2017 we had a most unusual phenomenon of a total solar eclipse from sea to shining sea of the United States. There was a sixty-seven mile wide path where the eclipse phenomenon could be viewed in its entirety. It started on the coast of Oregon with the cities of Salem and Albany, Oregon being the first significant state in the path, and finished out at Charleston, South Carolina. A total of seven cities named Salem were in this path. I spoke back in 2017 that the sixty-seven mile wide pathway all across the USA represented a path of prophetic open heavens. I believe that only now are we truly entering into the spiritual fulfillment of what was a natural phenomenon. This band across the nation includes cities such as Albany (home of The Elijah List), Omaha, Kansas City, and Nashville which are cities where significant prophetic ministries have arisen, and are regular voices to the nation and nations. I believe the entire sixty-seven mile wide band to represent a pathway of heightened prophetic revelation. (Photo via Unsplash)
Psalm 67 starts with this verse, "God be merciful to us and bless us, and cause His face to shine upon us, that Your way may be known on the earth; Your salvation among all nations."
This prophetic upgrade is ultimately His face shining on us so that we may make His ways known on the earth and His salvation among ALL nations. Revelation and the glory that accompanies revelation are increasingly going to be the fruit of 2019. Exodus 19:19 was about the glory descending on Israel in Moses' day. 1 Kings 19:19 was about the double portion prophetic mantle from Elijah being released to Elisha. God was able to encode timing factors for us about the new level of glory and revelation. We are in yet another game-changer year, but I think it is perhaps the greatest one in centuries and especially so for revelation and disclosure. (To Subscribe to the Elijah List subscribe here.)
Johnny Enlow
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