On Sunday morning, the Spirit of the Lord said, “I Am going to deal with the noise around you this week. This will be a week I start addressing noise that has invaded My people’s atmosphere. The noise that rises up creates confusion, but in the midst of it I will cause My people to rise above the fray of the confusion. This week, you will see what you have been longing to see.”
When I released that word, I didn’t have any idea how difficult this week would be. A severe infection penetrated both my inner and outer left ear. In addition to sharp pain, I could not hear anything with that ear. Although I planned to speak at tonight’s Shabbat service on “Becoming New: Are You Perceiving?”, this will not be possible. I also planned to join Dutch Sheets in Clarksville, Tennessee this weekend, but I’m not released to travel until my ear improves. A passage I am claiming is from Psalm 27: “Yet I totally trust you to rescue me one more time, so that I can see once again how good you are while I’m still alive! Here’s what I’ve learned through it all: Don’t give up; don’t be impatient; be entwined as one with the Lord. Be brave and courageous, and never lose hope. Yes, keep on waiting – for he will never disappoint you!” (Ps. 27:13-14, TPT)
Turkish Earthquake: A Sign of Warning
A major earthquake struck Turkey earlier today, causing great damage and loss of life. Please pray for those affected along the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Samos. As I was praying for the city of Izmir (where the greatest damage has been reported), I was led to read Revelation 2:8-11. The city of Izmir was known as Smyrna in biblical times. This earthquake is a sign of warning for our nation, and that there will be great testing in the next 10 days. In the midst of this testing, decree that spirits of poverty that are trying to overtake our nation will break.
We continue to press forward toward the MIRACLE CENTER … the ARK of our future! God is moving! When the Ark moved, the procession of God’s glory created atmospheric change. We are crying out for miracles to break forth! Watch this video and declare a miracle anointing will fall!
Pressing in to Miracles!
I am so grateful for your help as we construct our future. The Tabernacle has now been upgraded to reflect a new identity for a new era. We have also developed the new expressions of The Wellspring(green room), The Branch (bookstore and fellowship area), and The Orchard (meeting space). The Agra Center is becoming a model for the whole region. This includes the operations of the Israel Prayer Garden.
Our ultimate goal is to fully utilize the MIRACLE CENTER. Many of you were able to worship there during Head of the Year and experience the incredible faith atmosphere. Our goal is to now begin Phase 2 of development to shift this new wineskin from a functional space to a fully developed center. Here is what remains for us to be completely operational in the Miracle Center:
Air Conditioning (and Heat); Penny is working diligently for the most efficient way to do this.
Sound Proof and Absorption Treatment (echo reduction)
This is a week of CHANGE! Do not allow the noise of confusion to control your atmosphere. The Lord is addressing the noise around His people and causing us to rise above the fray. Allow your vision to come up higher so you see what you have been longing to see!
Restoring a War Mantle!
After watching yesterday’s service, Susie Zeigler was led to pick up a copy of The Future War of the Church. Susie has a wonderful gift to mobilize and pull the Body into a new alignment … in the Carolinas and beyond. What she shares will encourage you on how to be “dressed” in this season of change.
This morning I was looking something up in The Future War of the Church, opened up to page 72, and this jumped off the page for me! It’s like this section is a write up of yesterday’s service (the prophetic gift presented to you by Ed Watts and Steve Hansen) and where we are right now!! And, of course, you wrote this all more than 13 years ago. I just had to share with y’all. Here are some key excerpts that I typed up and am sending out to alert all of our Embassy of Zion folks here.
“After crossing the Jordan on dry land, the children of Israel didn’t immediately sweep across the land and overcome their enemies. Instead, the Lord asked them to do an unusual thing: He commanded them tosharpen flint knives for circumcision (see Joshua 5:2). Before the children of Israel claimed their inheritance, they submitted themselves to bear the sign of the covenant. In a similar way, I see us becoming very vulnerable, submissive and humble. As our hearts are circumcised, God’s promised power will arise within us.
“We will see a restoration of the war mantle of the Body of Christas the apostolic-prophetic mantle of the Church is being restored. Why did the Lord command circumcision for the children of Israel? He commanded circumcision to restore covenant with the children of Israel and to restore the faith of the warriors. The warriors of the past season had fallen into unbelief and had passed their faithlessness on to the next generation. The Lord not only wanted to demonstrate His power but also wanted to cut away the unbelief the people had carried with them out of Egypt.
“I see a shaking of systems. Watch for conflict to begin in the political, economic and religious structures. God will prepare us for this warfare by restoring our war mantle. He will call us to fast individually, corporately and territorially. These will be supernatural fasts, as in the biblical pattern we find in Daniel 10. After fasting for 21 days, Daniel found out that his prayers enabled God’s messenger to overthrow a principality that was holding back revelation for the future. As you fast, expect God to show you how to establish yourself in the new arising around you. Know that Jezebel, a controlling system, will be plotting to prevent the restoration of God’s purposes in the earth. This spirit will try to hold old laws and legalism in place and redirect God’s supply for His kingdom purposes.
“We must understand Amos 9, which is key to our future. We are seeing a great move of God to restore the Tabernacle of David in the earth (see Amos 9:11). We find this occurring in each historical season…. The Tabernacle of David represents fervent prayer and praise as it was practiced under David’s oversight (see 1 Chron 16:1,4). Prayer and praise in every region is key in the Church’s future…”
Exciting times, for sure… Thank You, Lord, for letting us know You are with us!
Allow the Lord to cut away anything that would keep you from embracing your new identity for the season ahead.
There is a Divine Exchange in the Change!
As we saw in yesterday’s gift presentation, there can be a joy when we embrace the change God has prepared for each of us. We can allow His Spirit to cut away the old so all things can be made new. As you watch this short video from the Prophecy Center, declare your willingness to CHANGE and be mantled for the season ahead.