The Move of God for YOU (reflection)

Good day, Royal Ones.

[It is a blessing indeed to share a thought with you again. Trust, I am full of thoughts, but also pursuing obedience through this doctoral program. I think of you all often and do not cease to pray for you.] 

You know, I used to thank God with fervor in my early prayer service years because the “witching hour” was NOT my watch. He allowed me to sleep through the midnight to 3am shift, and woke me for the 4th watch, usually somewhere between 323am and 413am.

god-knowsThis year though, He offered me many opportunities to stretch and part of that meant my turn in the 3rd watch. This morning I was wide awake at 2am praying for His church, and members in particular. I want to share with you a request that came from Spirit in prayer that bore witness, and I knew it was the message from Spirit to share with you. 

The 3rd watch lasts from 12am to 3am and is known as the witching hour (search for previous posts on the prayer watches). Spiritual activity increases during this watch and wicked voices release curses against God’s people while many of us are asleep. Prayer service in this watch 

  • Comes in the name, strength and power of the Lord Jesus
  • Nullifies curses
  • Resist the works of darkness
  • Call for believers’ faith to be strengthened
  • Void demonic assignments to steal, kill and destroy
  • Judge the oppressor
  • Appeal to God as judge and plead case before Him

While in this flow, I prayed that God do what is necessary to release His people from dead, bound, lifeless places and into abundant life, liberty and fruitfulness. While waiting on Him, He replied emphatically,

I AM DOING WHAT IS NECESSARY.

Hallelujah! The Lord is surely our glory, and the lifter of our heads. Those of you suffering under expired yokes, look up as best you can, for holy help comes soon from on high to destroy Assyria’s oppressive, stealing, bankrupting yoke. 

All will be well, Beloved, and is in the process of changing and lining up with the Father’s will. He is doing what is necessary for His children. I pray you take comfort in this. 

Selah, and love to all. 

Everything Heals When We Talk to Him

Good day, Royal Ones. 

I’m back in school and as soon as I get a handle on my schedule (which shouldn’t be too long), I’ll resume the Judah-Levi-Tribal Identity lessons. 

Right now though, this is just an encouragement to keep praying and receive healing.

In between reading assignments my current breaks include tea and a subtitled series on Netflix spoken in Spanish. It’s called La Esclava Blanca (white slave). The storyline is complex, but if you have time to get sucked in please do! It’s a touching story.

That said, I won’t give you the back story. I’ll just tell you a major crisis happened and affected everyone on the hacienda. One woman comforting the main character said these words and it struck me,

Everything heals when we talk to Him. 

Isn’t that powerful? Thank the Lord for those who see us in our grief and once they console us and let us cry and vent, they lead us into His presence for prayer

You may be in crisis, in recovery from crisis or sense the rumblings of a coming crisis. Whichever is true for you, please know that if you pray healing is possible. It’s the children’s bread, meaning we can be satisfied and made whole in our Lord’s presence. 

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Call the person who tried to pray with you who you delayed or gave the brush-off. Take them for tea or out to dinner. Or, just say thank you. Bless the agents of healing in your life. 

This one statement reminded me of the simplicity of our faith in Jesus Christ. Amen? Amen. 

Selah, and love to all. 

Leah’s Boys (Reuben, Simeon, Levi & Judah)

Good day, Royal Ones!

This is a follow-up to the last post about Levi and Judah (click here to read). It’s an introduction to a train of thought developing in me for several months. As with other “series” of entries, these posts will be layered truths.

Line upon the line, I believe Holy Spirit wants to REFINE  & truly define TRIBAL IDENTITIES so we function according to His intention…and with optimal efficiency and results. 

Levi is Jacob’s third son. His mother is Leah, the unloved and unwanted one. But God opened her womb and made her fruitful. Get familiar with the graphic below — it’ll help us along the way. And, it’s just good to know all of Jacob’s sons…thus, all the names of Israel’s tribes.

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The foundation to our layers of understanding is LEAH’S REJECTION. She named each son for her condition in Jacob’s family and desperate prayer to God for his love. Birthing sons increased her honor and value, so she declared through the names of these first four sons that she was guaranteed Jacob’s love and affection.

REUBEN 

And Leah conceived, and bare a son, and she called his name Reuben: for she said, Surely the LORD hath looked upon my affliction; now therefore my husband will love me. Genesis 29:32

Leah said, “God sees my affliction and rewards me with a son. Jacob will love me now.”

SIMEON 

And she conceived again, and bare a son; and said, Because the LORD hath heard that I was hated, he hath therefore given me this son also: and she called his name Simeon. Genesis 29:33

Leah said, “God sees how Jacob hated me and rewards me with a son.”

LEVI 

And she conceived again, and bare a son; and said, Now this time will my husband be joined unto me, because I have born him three sons: therefore was his name called Levi. Genesis 29:34

Leah said, “After three sons, Jacob will want to attach himself to me and be my companion.”

JUDAH

And she conceived again, and bare a son: and she said, Now will I praise the LORD: therefore she called his name Judah; and left bearing. Genesis 29:35

Leah said, “Four sons! I will praise God now because my position in this family as the first wife and mother of all sons makes me worthy.”

This train of thought began with a leading to study out Judah’s life to understand our human frailties and limited understanding when we hear “Judah means praise!” in our local churches. Knowing the nature of Judah the man, and how Judah the tribe fared, then the nation…we see better how praise is more than the simple declaration. We see how praise is not the sole “key,” but our weakness in praise leads us to self-awareness and God-consciousness. 

Then, the idea expanded after a dream I believe I saw for the church. We’ll introduce the dream and take a closer look at Levi in the next entry. 

Selah, and love to all.