My brothers and sisters in Christ, our 3 day Labor Day holiday weekend began yesterday evening…
and based on an undercurrent I am seeing and sensing in the news,
and the ominous warnings of the Holy Spirit within me concerning especially this long weekend and/or Constitution Day on September 17th,
and the prophetic dreams of Pastor Dana [pastor of a church in Kentucky] concerning notably dire events the Lord had warned him are going to take place in our Nation during September and especially in November [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TdpMSMP9x4]…
I fully believe we are going to witness utter chaos and destruction throughout our Nation beyond anything we have yet seen. Rampaging mobs of criminal anarchists and insurrectionists are going to be burning and looting, destroying and terrorizing, a number of our major cities. And this is just the beginning!
God has determined by His Own Divine decree that our Nation will be destroyed. National sins bring National judgments. When virtue is ruined and laid waste every thing else will soon be ruined and laid waste too: When the land sins against Me, when vice and wickedness become epidemical, when the land sins by trespassing grievously, when the sinners have become very numerous and their sins very heinous, when gross impieties and immoralities universally prevail [as has long since been the case now in our own Nation; we have way out-sinned Sodom and Gomorrah], then will I stretch forth My hand upon it, for the punishment of it. The Divine Power shall be vigorously and openly exerted; the judgments shall be extended and stretched forth to all the corners of the land, to all the concerns and interests of the nation. Grievous sins bring grievous plagues.
Why would you ever think that the Sovereign All-Ruler over all Creation is a God Who can be continually mocked without consequence? God did not spare even the angels who sinned. He threw them into hell, in gloomy pits of darkness, where they are being held until the day of judgment. And God did not spare the ancient world…except for Noah and the seven others in his family. Noah warned the world of God’s righteous judgment. So God protected Noah when He destroyed the world of ungodly people with a vast flood. And God condemned to ruin and extinction the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, reducing them to ashes, setting them forth as an example to those who would be ungodly. But God also rescued Lot out of Sodom because he was a righteous man who was sick of the filthy, perverse lives of the homosexual men inhabiting those cities. In that day, before Lot and his 2 guests had retired for the night, all the men from every part of the city of Sodom…both young and old…surrounded the house. They called to Lot, “Where are the men who came to you tonight? Bring them out to us so that we can have sex with them.” [Gen 19:4-5] Yes, Lot was a righteous man who was tormented in his soul by the wickedness he saw and heard day after day. So you see, the Lord knows how to rescue godly people from their trials, even while keeping the wicked under punishment until the day of final judgment. He is especially hard on those who follow their own twisted sexual desire, and who despise authority. [2 Peter 2:4-10]
Come, My people, enter your chambers and shut your doors behind you; hide yourselves for a little while until the Lord’s wrath against your enemies has passed. For behold, the Lord is coming out of His Heavenly Sanctuary to punish the inhabitants of the Earth for their iniquity. The Earth will no longer hide those who have been murdered, and conceal her guilt. They will be brought out for all to see. [Isa 26:20-21]
Just as God raised up a remnant of just 1% of all the men Gideon had marshaled to fight against the Midianites, even so there is a holy remnant whom God is raising up for Himself in these Last Days…a Godly remnant of the 1% of His children who will not bow down, who will not shrink back, who will not compromise, who will remain steadfast and immovable in their commitment to follow the Lamb whithersoever He goes. God’s holy remnant is called to a life of self-sacrifice and self-denial. You cannot become a disciple of Christ without being willing to sacrifice your desire for anything and everything you own. Obedience is what characterizes the life of God’s child…obedience continually and unceasingly day and night. I am called to a life of unquestioning child-like obedience. All who are indeed children of the Most High God are continually led by His indwelling Holy Spirit!
Abba Father…Your children are continually being led by Your indwelling Holy Spirit. And You have so lovingly assured me, Your child, that I needn’t be like a cowering, fearful slave in Your Presence. Your Holy Spirit, God’s eternal gift, doesn’t make cowards out of us. He endues me with power and love and a sound mind…that I should freely abide with You as Your very Own child, adopted by birth into the bosom of Your Family, crying out unashamedly without reservation to You, “Abba, Father!” For Your Holy Spirit speaks to me deep in my heart, reassuring me that indeed I really am Your child! [Rom 8:14-17; 2 Tim 1:7]
Abba Father…I came into this world naked and without possessions from my mother’s womb, and I will be naked and without possessions when I depart this world. There is one precious gift, however, given to every soul born into this world. When You brought me into existence, You gave me…and to every soul…a very specific and fixed allotment of time to live my physical life on the face of the Earth, known only by You. You had determined the span of the physical life of my body. You had set the day and the hour for my birth as well as the day and the hour of the death of my physical body. Abba Father…there is absolutely nothing…no person or living being; no circumstance, event, or thing…on the face of this Earth, or in the heavens above, or in the spirit realm that can alter that day and hour set by You, or thwart Your plans, hinder Your purposes, or override Your will for me.
The allotment of time given me was for the purpose of my being engaged in the specific plans You had determined and formulated for me in eternity past…an Eternal Plan for my life in the physical realm, plans to prosper me and not to harm me, plans to give me a hope and a future…the allotment of time necessary for me to be engaged in the plans you ordained for me to do the good works You have planned in advance for me to do. And then a body You prepared for me suitable to be engaged in those plans and to fulfill those purposes. You Personally knit me together in my mother’s womb with the necessary capabilities, capacities, and faculties…talents…that would be necessary for me to perform the work You had ordained for me. I was custom made, tailor-made! Every day of my life was recorded in Your Book before I was born…before I ever began to breathe! I am indeed Your workmanship, created in Christ Jesus Your Son to do the good works You have planned in advance for me to do!
Abba Father…the 2 gifts You have given me are: time and talents. In whatever I am engaged in doing…in whatever I am spending my time on and my talents on…whether physical activity, speaking, or writing…it is of eternal importance to be for one of these purposes:
- Is Your Holy Spirit engaged in doing this work and has He called me to participate together with Him in this work;
- Is this a responsibility needed to sustain my physical life and that of my family…to provide food, clothing, and shelter…and/or to nurture their spiritual life.
I am to be careful to spend my time and my talents solely and only in these 2 ways; the first way is the ministration of the Holy Spirit, the second is the responsibility to provide the physical and spiritual necessities of life for myself and my family.
Abba Father…Time is the most precious gift You have given me. I don’t ever want to have to stand before You, Father, and be ashamed to tell You how I have spent in a frivolous manner even one hour of my time. I don’t want to spend my time on my self-life…satisfying my self-interests, engaged in doing things having selfish motives, having a self-serving agenda, or to gain something for myself. I don’t want to spend my time engaged in doing any work that Your Holy Spirit is not engaged in doing. I don’t want to spend my time engaged in doing any work that Your Holy Spirit has not specifically called me to do to participate with Him in His work. I don’t want to spend my time on anything that does not contribute to the physical and spiritual well-being of my family. I want to know there is an eternal purpose for what I am doing, that how I am spending my time has eternal value and eternal worth.
Abba Father… It doesn’t matter, then, whether I live or whether I die. All that really matters is that You keep my heart lovingly and joyfully joined with Your will…because You know the specific plans You have for me and the good works You have planned in advance for me to do. I am going to exist forever. It doesn’t matter to me whether I continue to live in the physical realm at this moment in time, or whether my physical body dies and my life in the spiritual realm begins. That is rather for You to consider than for me. The death of my physical body is certain…whether now or later. Even so, I fulfill the Eternal Purpose You have for my existence solely and only by wholly embracing in my heart: NOT MY WILL, BUT THY WILL BE DONE…IN EVERYTHING. This is the defining characteristic of my life…the life of a child of the Most High God! Abba Father…I am to be only where You place me to be; I only go where You lead me to go; I only do what You show me to do; I only present the thoughts You give me to present, and I only speak or write the words You give me to speak or write. That is how I worship You in Spirit and in Truth. Abba Father…the supreme act of worship is: Not my will, but Thy will be done…in EVERYTHING. The supreme expression of worship is spending my allotted time solely and only, wholly and always, on things that have eternal value, eternal worth, eternal purpose. If I don’t worship You in this manner, then none of my “worship” is good or pleasing or acceptable to You. I would be guilty of honoring You with my lips, but my heart is far from You; it is a stench in Your nostrils!
Arise My bride, and prepare to pray:
- Pray to strengthen the backbone of the Church.
- Pray for the cleansing of the corruption in the Church. God is going to expose and purge corruption within His Church, and separate the wheat from the chaff…separate His True Church from the apostate churches that are pretenders and no longer belong to Him; separate false teachers and prophets from His true shepherds.
- Pray for a Great Harvest of souls. It is a call to preach the gospel to everyone, everywhere; God will use His holy remnant to seek and to save the lost. There will be a great harvest of souls in these Last Days. Jesus said to them, “Go throughout the whole world and preach the good news of the Gospel to everyone, everywhere. With My authority, take this message of repentance to all the nations, beginning in Jerusalem: There is forgiveness of sins for all who turn to Me. [Mark 16:15; Luke 24:47] “My food,” said Jesus, “is to do the will of Him Who sent Me and to finish His work. Do you not say, ‘Four months more and then the harvest’? I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are already white for harvesting! Even now the reaper draws his wages and is receiving his reward, for he is gathering a crop of fruit unto life eternal, so that he who does the planting and he who does the reaping may rejoice together. For in this the saying holds true, One sows and another reaps. I sent you to reap a crop for which you have not toiled. Other men have labored and you have stepped in to reap the results of their work. [John 4:34-38]
And now, Lord God Almighty…bring rains to our drought-stricken lives, so that those who sow in tears, invoking the Lord of the Harvest, will reap with songs of Joy. He who goes out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying bountiful sheaves from the harvest with him! [Ps 126:3-6]
Arise My bride, and prepare for battle. There is going to be severe Satanic, demonic attacks against God’s holy remnant of committed, uncompromising, steadfast Christians, pastors, and leaders [not the lukewarm], and against marriages and families.
Arise My bride, and prepare to see My Face. Behold, I am coming soon! My reward is with me, and I will give to everyone according to what he has done. I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End. At that time the Kingdom of Heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish and did not take extra oil with them. The wise, however, took extra oil in jars along with their lamps, and so were ready for his coming. Therefore keep watch, because you do not know the day or the hour. [Jesus…Matt 25:1-13]
ENDURE TO THE END
Everyone who overcomes by means of their faith will in no way be harmed by the second death. Therefore, remain faithful, even to the point of death, and I will reward you with the crown of life. [Rev 2:10]
Friends, brothers and sisters…
There is one absolutely necessary preparation for every living soul on the face of this Earth, for the soon coming and imminent return of Jesus Christ…the one preparation that will irrevocably determine in which neighborhood you will spend all eternity, whether in Heaven or in Hell. You must be a born-again child of God. I tell you the truth, unless you are born again, you cannot be in God’s Kingdom. I tell you the truth, no one can ever enter the Kingdom of God unless you are born of water and the Spirit. Flesh gives birth to flesh, but the Spirit gives birth to spirit. You should not be surprised at My saying you must be born again. [Jesus…John 3:3-7]
If you have never been born again,
or you are not sure whether you have been born again,
or you have been living your life as a lukewarm Christian and would now like to recommit your life and enter into a deep and intimate relationship with Christ Jesus in preparation for the soon coming marriage supper of the Lamb…
then I counsel you to get alone with God, read the solemn marriage vows you must make to become the bride of Christ and thereby be born-again, [https://preservechristianfamily.org/2019/01/21/bride-of-christ/], and with sincerity of heart from within the depths of your being, acknowledge before God, “I DO.”
He walks with me and He talks with me: