It's not a surprise that with this global pandemic, we are seeing resistance throughout the nation as Americans watch the media's portrayals of patriots as being extreme. I was given a glimpse into the spirit behind this movement; some of it was good and some of it was not. But mostly, I saw righteous anger. I saw the strength of our forefathers emerge. I saw a reconnecting of patriotism. I saw fear, hurt, surprise and a fight. I was then reminded why my family came to the United States. Suddenly, a wind passed by me, and I knew the Spirit of the Almighty was near. I heard this from our Lord: "Be strong and of good courage, I have overcome the world." Then two Scriptures shot into my mind.
Have you been wondering what on earth the Lord is doing in this season? The Lord says to you today: "I am in control of everything that you see around you right now! Your adversary will try and convince you that he is in control, but you can be assured that the Lord your God never slumbers or sleeps. And yes, I am in control! My promise is that I will keep you when the storms begin to assail you. Be assured, nothing happens without My sovereign hand being on it. From eternity, I have been your God. I had My eye on My people even when you were not yet a people.
There's a lot of uncertainty in the air right now, but God is saying that now is not the time to give up! Now is the time to stand firm and watch God move on our behalf. This doesn't mean there isn't work to be done; it just means that all is not hopeless and God has good plans for you. God has actually released Strategies from Heaven to help you get through this time. Here are a few strategies you can begin to activate in your life right now. This is a time when we will see many people who have a "Joseph anointing" come on the scene. Joseph interpreted Pharaoh's dreams and gave prophetic words that set up a huge financial blessing and far-reaching provision during a famine (Genesis 37–41). These "Joseph People," both men and women, will release prophetic insight and financial blessing into the Kingdom of God.
One of my favorite passages in the Bible is found in Psalm 23. Only last week I took some time to read it again yet this time unlike other times I noticed something completely different. Before I go into this new revelation, a bit of background for you so you can understand why I noticed. In the last 6 months, I began to become aware of how every time Yeshua met someone he never asked them what they needed. Instead, he asked them what did they want. I realized that I had stumbled into a nugget of wisdom and insight when I came across the word want once again within Psalm 23 where it says that because God is the Shepherd David does not want.
The Holy Spirit also empowers our spirit to recognize, perceive and know the comings of the Spirit of God and to identify the goings of the Lord's presence. Jacob awoke from his sleep, and said: "Surely the Lord is in this place, and I did not know it" (Genesis 28:16). To change our present state of being, it is essential to take our focus off of what was and that which has hindered and left us unfulfilled or dissatisfied. Jesus asks each person, "Who do you say that I AM?" The convictions you hold about God and yourself in Christ directly determine what you display in life.
"There's a sound in the distance. I Am calling My people, calling you into a place that you've not been before. I Am calling you in to stand in ways you haven't stood. Watch when smoke comes up. When the smoke comes up (these are signals), rally toward the fire. I Am putting in My people the ability to put out hell. Even though hell is raging, and fire is rising from the earth, I Am giving My people a sound and a movement that will cause hell to recede. Press, press, and press toward the fire, for I will quench the mouth of the enemy!
God spoke to me that He is restoring lost years. Every moment in your life that has been lost or stolen from you is coming back in Jesus name! Joel 2:23-25 declares, "Be glad then, you children of Zion, and rejoice in the Lord, your God; for He gives you the former or early rain in just measure and in righteousness, and He causes to come down for you the rain, the former rain and the latter rain, as before. And the [threshing] floors shall be full of grain and the vats shall overflow with juice [of the grape] and oil. And I will restore or replace for you the years that the locust has eaten—the hopping locust, the stripping locust, and the crawling locust, My great army which I sent among you." AMP
There is a story in the book of 2 Chronicles chapter 20 about the King of Judah named King Jehoshaphat. He received a report that there was an army that was coming to wage war against him. As he and the people of Judah and Jerusalem came before the Lord, he said to the Lord, "Power and might are in your hand, and no one can withstand you." He reminded the Lord how He drove out the inhabitants of the land before his people Israel. He said; "We will stand in your presence before this temple that bears your name and will cry out to you in our distress, and you will hear us and save us."
At the time of transference, not every gift is perceived as the treasure it truly is. Sometimes, when perceived through the lens of our natural eyesight, the gift at first has the appearance of hardship and trial. Salvation is the greatest gift of all but the appearance of it when Jesus hung on the cross being viewed with natural eyesight was not anything that seemed to be the glorious treasure it was - and is. This time we are walking through is undoubtedly tough and while we view it through what our natural perceptions see, feel, hear, and are made to endure, for good reason it most definitely appears as a trial and hardship.
Unless you've been hiding under a rock for three months, you know gasoline is at record low prices. I paid $1.25 a gallon last week in Georgia. Some states are reporting prices below a dollar a gallon. There are two reasons for the price drop: Not as many people are buying gasoline because of the pandemic, and Russia and Saudi Arabia are engaged in a price war, causing the oil supply to swing up. Market analysts say they've never seen such a glut of oil. As I pondered this situation a few days ago the Holy Spirit spoke to my heart and said: "Now is the time to fill up."