Dear Advancing Ones:
The new is now! Because we are living in a new era, we must step daily into that new era. I am hoping the videos below help you cross His line of grace and advance into your future. I am also including a 21-day prayer focus. Keep stepping forward into the new! The NEW has to begin with you. The NEW can be something that has never been before or a better quality of what you have been developing, accomplishing and embracing. You must ask yourself:
- What is the greatest desire stirring in me?
- What do I want to take with me into the next season?
- What am I willing to let go of?
- Where is the cluster my script fits into? (New wine is found in the cluster.)
- What will I be watching after?
- What will I be occupying my time with?
- How will provision be coming so I secure my future?
A 21-Day Prayer Focus for the New
The following 21-day prayer focus can be used to break old cycles in your life that resist change and help you develop a new way of thinking.
Day 1. Read Isaiah 28:23-29 and 41. There is a bruising and a breaking that you must go through. Don’t resist the stomping. Unless the skin is broken, you will end up as a raisin. So many in the old wineskin have resisted being broken. Declare that all the seeds within you will awaken and come forth. Enter into your personal harvest. Ask the Lord to make you into a new, sharp threshing instrument.
Day 2. Read James 4. Submit your gifts and stand under the authority God is giving you. Bloom where God has planted you. Draw near to God and be faithful!
Day 3. Read Hebrews 4 and 12. Don’t live in the past. That leads only to regret and bitterness. If you have repented, God’s grace will cover past sins and failings. Allow your past to be pruned away. Instead of being a bitter drink offering, you will become a sweet drink offering to the Lord.
Day 4. Read Jeremiah 29. Don’t live in the future, but know that you have a good future. God has a future for you, but joy and fulfillment are found in Him now!
Day 5. Read John 14, 15 and 16. Allow the pruning process to bring forth the New in you. Seek your joy in Him now. There is a place of overwhelming life and joy in Him. Press in to Him! Draw closer to Him! As you do, the New Wine will begin to flow!
Day 6. Read Matthew 6. Be anxious for nothing. List the top five priorities in your life. Seek Him first and His Kingdom and His righteousness and everything else will fall in place.
Day 7. Read Psalm 4. Allow the Lord to set you apart for the future. Let new joy and gladness arise. Declare that you will sleep in peace and feel safe in the presence of God.
Day 8. Read Deuteronomy 33:26-29. New wine brings the fullness of God’s security and provision. Pray that you will be open to receive these good gifts.
Day 9. Read Joel 2 and 3. New wine is a sign of God’s presence dwelling with His people and the land being restored and rejoicing. Declare the restoration of all God has for you, and rejoice.
Day 10. Read Jeremiah 31. The new is for you. New wine is part of the bounty of the Lord. Make your praises heard and shout for joy!
Day 11. Read Song of Solomon 2, 3 and 4. Ask the Lord to reveal to you the little foxes that try to crush the vine that will bring forth the new wine. Get a vision of your future identity. Ask the Lord to send a new wind to blow on your garden.
Day 12. Read Proverbs 3:1-10. Ask the Lord how to give the first fruits of your increase so that your vats will run over with new wine. Understand and experience God’s blessing.
Day 13. Read Song of Solomon 8 and Psalm 16. Ask the Lord to come into your vineyard. Let Him prophetically reveal to you the fruit you will bring forth in the future. Enter into your promised inheritance.
Day 14. Read Matthew 16. Ask the Lord for revelation, for the building plan for your future, and for keys. Just as Peter connected with the Father in heaven, connect with the Father in a way that unlocks the kingdom of God within you.
Day 15. Read Hosea 2:14-23. Unlock your door of hope. Know that there is hope in your valley of Achor. Ask God for mercy and for that new door of hope to open up. Renew your covenant with God. New wine occurs when heaven and earth agree.
Day 16. Read Revelation 14:14-20. Declare that the harvest in the nations will come into the winepress.
Day 17. Read Psalm 119:81-88. Declare that any premature aging or stiffness will begin to break from you and that you will become a new wineskin.
Day 18. Read Ezekiel 37. Declare that all that has been scattered will come back together in a new structure.
Day 19. Read Ephesians 4. Pray for the government of God in your region. For new wine to come forth, the government of God must be established in its fullness.
Day 20. Read John 2, John 8. Let the Lord change your water into new wine. He will replace the pots of religious ritualism with new wine. Ask the Lord to remove the spirit of religion from you. Let His Glory begin to shine. Go beyond the way of the Law and into a superabundant grace.
Day 21. Read Matthew 9 and 14. Be willing to let go of any old method that is operating in your life, business or church. In this passage, the lady who had an issue of blood for 12 years pressed through and touched Jesus, who was on His way to awaken the 12-year-old daughter of Jairus. Declare that now is the time to press into the New, even in your weakness. Declare that what needs to wake up will wake up now. There is a time when the old season must end. Allow the old to end and the new to begin.
It’s time for New Wine. It’s time for the new wineskin. Both are coming forth. The new is now … enter in!
Chuck D. Pierce