Dear ones… I believe I’ve received another one of those ‘downloads’ that the Holy Spirit occasionally places in my heart. And as usual, I believe He wants me to share it with my spiritual family. This is always the way He has worked with me in the past. Father gives me the ‘message’… and I do my best to put it into words and share it with whoever the Holy Spirit draws to it. Then I wait to see what happens next. And so… here we go again!
This is the context in which I received this latest download: Massive changes are currently being stirred up and spread around the world by the Covid 19 virus. Established things are being shaken and all over the ‘quarantined’ world many of those things are coming apart! And I sense we’ve entered a major ‘break off’ or ‘time out’ phase that is serving as a sort of a ‘huge reset button’ that is being pushed. And the ‘reset’ will force us to enter a huge transition phase in Father’s Last Days Plan for His Creation. It’s as if the Lord suddenly gave the signal that interrupted and brought our ‘Rat Race’ to a halt. The entire world was ‘flagged off’ of its timeworn ‘track’ and each participant is being forced to exit the track and proceed to a pre-assigned ‘pit stop’ area. And now, what is really going on ‘under our hoods’ and our overall personal conditions, is that we are being examined by the Holy Spirit and assessed, and sorted out, according to God’s immediate and future plans. And here is the context underlying this message:
The Holy Spirit is dealing with everyone on Earth at the same time, doing whatever they will allow Him to do to wake them up and get their full attention. He wants to give the world something it desperately needs: a fresh, new, unprecedented Revelation of God’s beloved Living Word made flesh… His Son. He’s doing, whatever we’ll allow, to prepare us for what will begin to happen once our quarantine is lifted and we’re back in the Rat Race. Then, God’s Covenant people will have to know Him deeply and intimately… if they’re going to persevere, finish the course, and be victorious.
But… the situation we’ll encounter as we make our way to where the old track used to be… will bewilder us all! We will find that, in our absence, everything that was so familiar is no longer where it once was. Everything will be eerily different, not at all part of the habitual routine set of circumstances that we all previously took for granted! We’ll be amazed and stunned to find that the entire layout of what used to be the Rat Race Track no longer exists! The entire panorama will have been radically altered and rearranged and everything we’ve been used to seeing and experiencing will have disappeared!
AND WE’LL BE FORCED TO VENTURE INTO BRAND NEW TERRITORY… AND ENGAGE IN BRAND NEW REALITIES THAT WILL BE ALIEN. AND WE WILL HAVE TO LEARN TO ABIDE BY NEW SETS OF PRIORITIES, ISSUES, AND RULES.
In the scenario I envision, no one will be able to assume that he or she ‘knows the ropes.’ No one will be able to say, ‘I know what’s going on.’ Nor will anyone be able to claim, ‘I’ve been there, done that, and have the T-Shirt.’ No one will have ‘insider information’ or possess a perspective that comes from past experience and ‘expertise’ coming from previous practice. No, we’ll be reduced to the level of ‘clueless toddlers’… forced to wonder and ask, ‘What’s going on?’ and, ‘Can anyone tell me what I’m supposed to do, and how, and where?’ No, only those who are truly connected and are interactively cooperating with the Holy Spirit will have access to God’s still small voice, and be equipped with an internal GPS system by which to navigate.
I see total global disorientation that will force us all to change radically, whether we like it, or want it, or not. We will either have to adapt sufficiently, or we will perish! And that, beloved friends, will be at the heart of the real meaning of this often-repeated command that God gives to people in every generation of human history:
‘Repent! For the (King of) the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!’
And, if we truly repent… we’ll have to undergo the grueling discipline and hassle of learning to see and think and imagine and act, react and interact… in brand new ways we never knew or mastered before!
“Then Job answered the Lord and said, “I know that You can do all things, and that no purpose of Yours can be thwarted. ‘Who is this that hides counsel without knowledge?’
“Therefore I have declared that which I did not understand, things too wonderful for me, which I did not know.”
“Hear, now, and I will speak; I will ask You, and You instruct me.”
“I have heard of You by the hearing of the ear; BUT NOW MY EYE SEES YOU; THEREFORE I RETRACT, AND I REPENT IN DUST AND ASHES!” (Job 42:1-6 Emphasis added.)
Beloved, this text from Job describes the state of overwhelm that people undergo the moment they experience a massive paradigm-shift in their understanding and knowledge of the Truth and Reality of the Perfect Presence and Nature of Almighty God’s Living Word! And I’m trying to articulate what I see will happen to the entire world, as these Last Days approach the era of Climax. At that time, our Heavenly Father will give to us all… that Ultimate End Times Revelation of His glorious resurrected and eternally beloved SON! And everyone will see our Master at depths and in ways that no generation has ever known Him before! That blinding flash of Divine Revelation will instantly change us and our entire landscape and everything around us! The knowledge of Yeshua, as He REALLY IS, will massively interrupt and blot out of our awareness of whatever we used to cling to and aspire after and take for granted, in the past.
I believe this is what the Holy Spirit warned about in Hebrews, chapter 12. This will initiate the era of ‘Great Shaking’ of everything temporal! So this ‘global pit stop’ is one of the initial ‘birth pang spasms’ that God said would overtake the world as He begins to unleash that awesome era of ‘world-shaking’ upheaval, change and shock that will overtake us, in increasingly intensifying stages.
And the core issue over which we will be required to repent won’t be anything new. It will be the same issue the human race has always had to deal with from the very beginning. But in the Last Days, that issue will come to the forefront and reach its final climax… the ultimate intensification of that original temptation that the Serpent dangled before the mind, soul and heart of Eve when he first began to stalk her. The fatal trap into which he led her is the very same trap into which we were all taken. And by the End, the powers of Darkness will be holding nothing back; they’ll expend every resource at their disposal to make sure that none of us can escape.
The Last Days Showdown between Good and Evil and Right and Wrong will be the final settlement of the Warfare that has always been raging between God’s Light and the Serpent’s Darkness for the souls of men. The Serpent has never changed tactics, since he first began to stalk Eve in Genesis 3. Her temptation will be everyone’s… because God Himself will stop everything else and FORCE us to face and settle the issue concerning whether or not His Word can be trusted and believed, or not. And it will finally be settled once and for all!
The truth is: as soon as Eve started to doubt, question and ‘edit’ what she thought God said about that forbidden fruit… she was already eating of that fruit! It happened in an instant; and it did kill her, for as soon as creatures of our Perfect God begin to doubt, question and judge what He has revealed through His Word… their own personal faculties of imagination and the level at which they’re able to function become warped, twisted and severely damaged. Then, because their own ‘onboard computers’ are damaged and their files are infected by Sin, and gross error, their notion and understanding of God is greatly reduced, and diminished, and thus their faith in Him disintegrates and disappears!
So to them, He no longer appears to be ‘Good Enough!’ They can no longer realize that He is their Infinitely Perfect and Infinitely Trustworthy, Credible and Reliable Source for all things! When we doubt and question God… we diminish and distort His Truth by tearing down our capacity to discern spiritual matters. This does not take place in God; it takes place within us… within our own minds and hearts! And so, for us, God is no longer what He Truly is. Our mental gymnastics cause our understanding of God to lessen to such a degree that He can no longer be who and what He revealed Himself to be! And when we diminish Him, we’re actually trying to switch positions with Him… taking His place of Supremacy upon ourselves, and trying to place God in the position that truly belongs to us! We assume the role of Supreme Ultimate Judge, who is the measure of all things. And God is given the place of a limited, fallible created being who is always to be questioned, examined, assessed, and judged! Beloved… this is a subtle and terribly lethal trap!
Eve should have never taken one step in that direction; and Adam should have never listened to her persuasive urging to do it. God is God! He is infinitely Perfect and Righteous and Pure and worthy of all of our confidence, faith, hope, trust and expectations, regardless of whether we can figure it out, or not! Nothing can or will ever change what He is. This is metaphysical Truth and Reality, as revealed to us by His Living and written Word, period! We’re not equipped to question or dissect or cross-examine the Word. We’re obligated to admit that we’re overwhelmed by all that He is, and forced to fall before Him in stunned worship, adoration and the silent submission that overtakes people when they have suddenly been overwhelmed by the Infinite, Eternal, Incomprehensible One!
But the Serpent is always trying to dupe us into trying to diminish God! So, as the Ultimate Climax of this War between Truth and Lies and Light and Darkness and Good and Evil nears its climactic Showdown… we will all be forced to choose sides, once and for all… We’ll have to assume our final position in the Last Days’ Arena of Testimony, and choose between siding with one or the other of the warring forces. Then the only issue to be settled will be whether or not we’ve embraced and accepted and followed God’s Living Word just the way Father has revealed Him to us in His written Word, or whether we decided to take it upon ourselves to ‘edit’ or ‘cut and paste’ or completely redact, rework or replace what God said and wrote, with substitutes of our own making. God will honor our free will choices, whatever they may be. So what we’ve chosen for ourselves… is what we will have to live with, or languish beneath … for all of eternity.
Will God’s Word be ‘good enough’ for us? Or will we continue to question, criticize and ‘rework’ Him into alien configurations that will suit us and our contrary agendas? This is the issue: from the very beginning of His Self-Revelation in Genesis 1 & 2… Father has drawn our full attention to the Perfect All-Sufficiency that is in His Living Creative Word. The Word creates and sustains us, and does everything for us — entirely and exclusively. And so, to destroy us, The Serpent does whatever he can to separate the obedient acceptance of Him in our hearts… thereby separating us from our one and only Source of Life!
In Gen. 2:16-17, God warned us against allowing any created being, thing or situation to come between us and His Word (who is our Creator and Sustainer and sole Source for whatever is real, true and good). He sent His Perfect All-Sufficient Word, who contains within Himself the entire Fullness of Almighty God, to be our Perfect Shepherd. And our responsibility is to receive and embrace and abide with Him… JUST AS HE TRULY IS! In other words we must accept Him and allow Him to be Himself… what He actually IS! And as long as we do this, He can remain fully united to our hearts… in His Perfect State, serving as our Life and Master and Inheritance and Ability at all times and in all things. We must never lose sight of Him or allow that understanding of His Perfection to become warped or distorted or diminished in any way, so that the obedience of our faith and our trust in Him may remain correspondingly true, faithful and eternally airtight! It is over this issue that we are called to repent!
We must never allow anything created to come between us and God’s Life-giving Word. Whatever is allowed to come between God’s Word and us, will be like a fatally sharp razor… that will sever us from our Life-giving union with the Word of God. When we cut ourselves away from Him… we are like living branches of a grape vine that are suddenly lopped from the vine… and thus we die instantly!
And ever since the Serpent effected that lethal separation between our first parents and God’s Living Word, he has never stopped trying to perpetuate that terrible living death state in every human being that comes into this world. He introduces a large variety of non-Biblical ‘alternatives’ and he spreads and displays them before us, to keep us distracted and to continually pull us away from our True Life Source. Those created things make up a huge ‘Buffet,’ filled with table after table of lovely-looking enticing ‘entrees,’ and he invites us to look around and pick and choose from among them, whatever we may desire for ourselves.
So no matter what God does to reveal His Word to us once more, and reunite us to Him, the Serpent’s agenda is always to prevent and reverse everything God does to reestablish the Legitimate Authority of His Word. The Serpent defies and denies the Word’s Authority, and strives to usurp His Authority, Preeminence, Power and Supremacy… for himself. And thus He strives to maintain that separation and state of severance between God and each precious human heart and soul that He creates. He strives to keep them separated from the only True Source of Life that actually exists, and urges us to settle for an alternate ‘reality’ and ‘universe’ of our own devising.
Notice that from the very Beginning of Scripture, and throughout all the books of the Bible, God focuses all attention on the Preeminence and Absolute Need for His Word. He shows that as far as God is concerned… His Word is EVERYTHING to us, and does everything for us! The Word is our LIFE and our ALL-SUFFICIENT TREASURY OF GRACE and our eternal WELLBEING! And God insists that there can be no other real and true Source for us. So… apart from God’s Word… we are nothing and can be nothing and can have and do NOTHING! Apart from Him… we truly are dead!
So the Reality and Truth established by God for us, is this: to live, is to be one with His Living Word… and to be separated from His Word, is DEATH! So the Word made flesh… is here to be and do everything for us, in our name, while we rest and rejoice in Him and His Perfection. And there can be no other real option or possibility for us!
“Thus the heavens and the earth were completed, and all their hosts. By the seventh day God completed His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done. Then God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because in it HE RESTED FROM ALL HIS WORK which (through His Perfect, Infinitely Authoritative Living Word) God had created and made.” (Genesis 2:1-3. Amplification and emphasis added.)
“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have Eternal Life. For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through Him. He who believes in Him is not judged; he who does not believe has been judged already, because he has not believed in the Name of the only begotten Son of God. This is the Judgment, that the Light has come into the world, and men loved the Darkness rather than the Light, for their deeds were evil.
“For everyone who does evil hates the Light, and does not come to the Light for fear that his deeds will be exposed. But he who practices the Truth comes to the Light, so that his deeds may be manifested as having been wrought in God.” (John 3:16-21. Emphasis added.)
This is why the powers of Darkness work incessantly to reverse the Created Order that God, through His Word, has established. They insist that God’s Word must be totally erased and removed from every human mind and heart. Everything and anything else that is not from God’s Word is allowed and deemed to be good and acceptable. But whatever and whoever is connected to God’s Word is ‘Off Limits’ to the citizens of this fallen, demon-possessed world. The Serpent’s message and agenda is:
‘In my world system, everything is allowed and encouraged to take the place of God’s Living and written Word!’ Here… it is automatically understood that ‘anything goes… as long as it defies and opposes and contradicts the Word of God and defies His Authority, then we will automatically accept it.’
So this is the issue that lies at the heart of the Last Days Climactic Combat. When we reach the final last scene of the last act of human history, everything that God’s Living Word has created and established and commanded of us… will have been totally contradicted, twisted out of shape and reversed and obliterated from human awareness by the Serpent. God’s Perfect Word will then return to Earth in His Resurrection Glory… to take back what is rightfully His, and re-establish His Rule completely and absolutely. And, as He judges us and separates those who are His from those who are not His… He will completely fulfill all of His revelations, commandments and promises to the human race. He will be here to do it to us, in us and for us. He will obey His Father’s will to Perfection, so that we who are His, will be able to share the credit and Reward of His Perfect Performance with Him.
“But beware of men, for they will hand you over to the courts and scourge you in their synagogues; and you will even be brought before governors and kings for My sake, as a testimony to them and to the Gentiles. But when they hand you over, do not worry about how or what you are to say; for it will be given you in that hour what you are to say. For it is not you who speak, but it is the Spirit of your Father who speaks in you. “Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and cause them to be put to death. You will be hated by all because of My Name, but it is the one who has endured to the end who will be saved.” (Matthew 10:17-22)
Those humans that the Serpent has deceived will habitually and aggressively help the Father of Lies to warp, twist, expand, decrease, reconfigure, deny and totally replace whatever God, through His Word, has created and established. They insist on producing their own substitute versions of everything God originally made and gave to us. And that is why all of that terrible combat will intensify and reach its ultimate Climax… at the very end of this age. But then, all of the Word’s enemies will finally be judged, condemned and removed entirely from the panorama of God’s Perfect Restoration and Consummation of Creation.
God created Man and Woman and established their marital, child-producing capabilities. But today… the Serpent continues to confuse the minds, imaginations, hearts, wills and lifestyles by blurring and morphing and radically contaminating and altering the essence and reality of Manhood and Womanhood and Sex and Parenthood and the basic unit of human societies… the nuclear family. Men are no longer men; women are no longer women, and children are often no longer recognized as awesome creations designed and made to be the image and likeness of Almighty God. Instead multiple millions of precious, irreplaceable infants are deemed to be ‘inconvenient burdens’ or ‘accidents’ that can easily be aborted and disposed of with impunity.
The Serpent is also deeply influencing scientific leaders and academic ‘experts’ to manipulate the basic genetic DNA coding of more and more levels of physical creation. And these so-called scholars, experts and wise innovators serve the Serpent as he deludes and deceives them into tearing down the fabric of the essential Truth and Reality and atomic and genetic makeup of the basic elements and established order of the beautiful Creation God has established. All of this is happening right before our eyes!
Technological advances enable God-less men to ‘morph’ and alter our Creator’s Truth, Order and Reality at every possible level! They change the meanings and definitions of whatever God has established: Up is now down… right is now wrong… good is now evil and… evil is now good. Men can be women, women can be men, and perversion can become virtuous and lies can become Truth. Therefore Truth is no longer considered to be objective and changeless. So everything has been deprived of its objective essential God-given meaning and purpose. And now… nothing is solid or predictable or reliable and believable! Reality is at the mercy of anyone who may arbitrarily decide to try to ‘change’ it.
Reality has been morphed into a shapeless, formless, meaningless ‘blob’ of ‘raw potentiality’… like a big lump of putty. It is now at the mercy of the whims, urges and desires of any created being that may choose to disagree with it and refuses to accept it as God actually made it to be. All things have been reduced to the level of pure relativistic possibility and changeability… subject to the whims and urges of Self-adoring creatures… And God is ignored, or scorned and eliminated from any consideration. In His place, at the Serpent’s urging, Man elevates himself, and assumes the title of ‘creator’ and ‘definer’ and ultimate ‘establisher’ of ’truth,’ ’substance,’ and ‘reality.’
“The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit; he has ceased to be wise and to do good. He plans wickedness upon his bed; he sets himself on a path that is not good; he does not despise evil.
“Your Lovingkindness, O Lord, extends to the heavens, Your Faithfulness reaches to the skies.” (Psalm 36:3-5)
“But my enemies are vigorous and strong, and many are those who hate me wrongfully. And those who repay evil for good, they oppose me, because I follow what is Good.
“Do not forsake me, O Lord; O my God, do not be far from me!” (Psalm 38:19-21)
“Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; who substitute Darkness for Light and Light for Darkness; who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter! Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes and clever in their own sight! (Isaiah 5:20-21)
But here is the Truth: God will always be GOD! He never changes! He is eternally Perfect and Complete and All-Sufficient in every way. Thus His Word and Lovingkindness and Reality will stand forever… And He sent His beloved Son, the Word, to become one of us… to serve as our Perfect Eternal Blood Covenant Representative, Champion, Foundational Rock, and Eternal Redeemer:
“At that time Jesus said, “I praise You, Father, Lord of Heaven and Earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants. Yes, Father, for this way was well-pleasing in Your sight.
“All things have been handed over to Me by My Father; and no one knows the Son except the Father; nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills to reveal Him.
“Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you Rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find Rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” (Matthew 11:25-30)
So now we who have been called to serve as the Lord’s disciples in this terribly dark era will have to deal with the core issue of this Conflict. We live in a world where the Serpent is succeeding in confusing and blinding and warping the minds, hearts and lives of an enormous, ever-increasing number of people. He’s severing the focus and attention of their minds away from exclusive union and oneness with God’s Living Word… and hypnotizing them into assuming and believing the lie that it’s okay for any of us who wishes, to take matters into our own hands… to recreate and refashion and reestablish Reality to suit ourselves!
This appalling adoration of Self has enshrouded the whole world in a pall of Darkness. And the Darkness is advancing and intensifying in the hearts and minds of many, many people. And, the tragedy is that even many among those Jewish and non-Jewish chosen people of God whom God has commissioned to serve as ’The Light of the World’… even many of them are allowing the Light that God’s Word is to us and for us… to be hidden under bushel baskets of their own apathy, timidity, passivity, selfishness, laziness and cowardice! Many have abdicated their God-given identity, unity, purpose and battlefield commissions and seek to slink away from trouble and opposition and escape the bright spotlights of the Arena of Testimony… and so they lurk in shadowy darkness and anonymous non-involvement.
Because of this, the whole world is in danger of being totally overwhelmed by the intensification and spread of demonic Deceit. Darkness is swallowing our nations, regions, neighborhoods, homes and families! And this is why I believe the Lord has been downloading information that is pertinent to the training and preparation of Last Days disciples to various people of this generation, including those of us who are part of our beautiful Follow Me Family. God will not tolerate the Serpent’s lies to prevail, beloved! He will reestablish His Created Order to Perfection, whether we find that convenient and suitable to our tastes, or not! But… He has invited us to participate in that awesome reestablishment and Restoration with Him.
Clearly, the time has come for the Holy Spirit to create and develop and train and prepare a ‘Warrior Class’ level of disciples… who will gladly undergo the pain, discomfort and, yes, the AGONY that goes along with being willing to undergo the massive paradigm-shifts and repentance and life-changes that our God-given Last Days commissions will require of us. We pray that the world will change… BUT… are we willing to allow the necessary radically drastic changes that are needed… to take place… IN US? Are we ready to wake up and reorient ourselves to what is actually going on within us and all around us? We must be the first to REPENT! We must allow the Holy Spirit to remove any demonic razor sharp devices that we’ve allowed the Serpent to cunningly insert into our innermost being. Will we stop tolerating whatever would separate us from the calling with which we have been honored and privileged… to live with and From God… and to bear the Fruit of His Living and written Word… in the Last Days Arena of Testimony!
At this time, I feel excited and elated because… suddenly… in recent months… the Lord has begun to make me aware of the emergence of a new Warrior-type class of disciples that seem to be more than willing to do these very things. For the last several years I was preoccupied with having to serve as the primary care giver for my dear ailing wife, Mary. In that capacity I was pretty well nailed down and removed from the action. But last September, after the Lord came for Mary and took her to be with Him in eternity… an enormous vacuum and absence engulfed me. And I began to struggle to adjust and I began to grieve and try to figure out what to do with myself now that she was gone.
And then… suddenly… the Lord began to reveal something I was not expecting… the dawn of a fulfillment… of a vision I believe He had begun to entrust to me 16 years earlier, in 2003. At that time, Father began to make me become aware, for the first time, of the Last Days and its stupendous awesome eternally terminal issues. And I began to think about what the disciples of the Last Days would have to face and deal with as the climax of human history began to engulf them. I began to think about what kind of training and preparation they would need in order to withstand the last ditch efforts of the powers of Darkness to hold back the Advance and inevitable Takeover and Final Triumph of God’s Living Word made flesh. And I became preoccupied with how special and well-trained and prepared and equipped such disciples would have to be… to be able to resist demonic powers and to persevere and overcome the last ditch attempts of the Serpent to prevail and stop the Lord’s Advance and Final Takeover. But at that time, I could only see a mere handful of such disciples in my part of the world.
But a few weeks after Mary’s passing, I began to realize that an increase in the number of that rare breed of disciples I had been envisioning over the years, was … at last… appearing here and there, in real life! And there is a dawning awareness of the need for such disciples that is steadily growing! Now, I’m becoming aware of more and more of this marvelous new generation, and watching them and listening to what they have to say and how they do it. They are, for the most part, much younger than I… and they remind me of a prophetic vision that a believer in New Zealand received about 20 years ago. In that vision he saw an enormous nursery full of cribs. And each crib had a newborn infant lying in it. And as he walked up and down examining those infants, he realized that each little newborn baby was already equipped with a fully developed, mature set of adult teeth!
From that, the brother who had received that vision discerned that God was about to raise up a generation of His children that will, almost immediately after they are saved, be ready to receive the full substance, the ‘MEAT’ OF HIS WORD.’ The times in which they will be called to serve God will require them to bypass the infancy milk and pablum stages of growth and development that were so common to previous generations. These awesome ‘infants’ will be geared and equipped to be born…. ready to consume the MEAT… the FULLNESS OF THE MEANING OF GOD’S WORD… and I believe I’ve begun to see some of them appearing.
“At that time Jesus said, “I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to INFANTS! Yes, Father, for this way was well-pleasing in Your sight. All things have been handed over to Me by My Father; and no one knows the Son except the Father; nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills to reveal Him.” (Matthew 11:25-27. Emphasis added.)
I believe that God will have these awesome ‘infants’ ready to storm out of the gates… to engage in the deadly combat with the powers of Darkness. In their era, there will be no time left for delay or lackadaisical neglect and mindless laziness, cowardice or selfishness. No, they will have to develop rapidly… into an ever-growing and spreading Spirit-empowered Body of fully trained, well-equipped, and totally prepared disciple warriors who will be ready to give their all in the service of Almighty God…NOW! They will be relentlessly aggressive and eager to invade and attack the enemy strongholds… and resist and oppose and neutralize whatever our foes may be trying to do with their lying slander against God and His people.
That’s what I saw in my vision… and now… that’s what I believe I see emerging all around me at this time! It began early last November when a dear friend made me aware of a new book that had come out and she went to the trouble of ordering a copy for me and having it sent to me because she felt I would really appreciate it. And, when I looked into the book and saw what it was saying, this is what struck me:
“This man has been reading my mail! He’s describing, with eerie accuracy, the kind of disciples I have been envisioning for 16 years!”
And so I, along with some good like-minded friends, began to study and ponder what is in that book, entitled ‘Omega Dynamics’ by a man named, Jamie Walden. And since then, I’ve begun to notice more and more disciples that seem to be cut out of the same bolt of ‘cloth’ are emerging in my sphere of awareness. Suddenly they seem to be popping up everywhere! And they seem to be of a very similar mind and heart that is fully focused on our risen Lord. He seems to be EVERYTHING to them. And they all seem to belong to a ‘Warrior Class’ of New Covenant disciples… a generation just like those infants in that large nursery that were endowed with full sets of fully adult teeth. They are ready to consume the Fullness of the Meat of God’s Word… and to allow the Holy Spirit to do as He pleases with them and through them… NOW!
I know that God has blessed our FMM ministry with an ever-growing number of such disciples. Some are here in the USA, and there are many others who live in various countries and continents all around the globe. But now the Holy Spirit is beginning to unite our ever-growing FMM Family members to other people that we’ve not known about before. He’s making us aware of each other and is beginning to bring us closer to each other, little by little. This is happening because more and more individuals and isolated groups are realizing that they cannot change the world simply by remaining isolated and aloof from each other. God requires us to be a unified BODY… not just a pile of disjointed body parts! Beloved, in the days of the apostles, this is the way it was: in every city, there was only one Church! But look at the way it is today! We’re not a Body… we’re an assorted array of piles of ‘chopped liver’!
And so, I won’t be surprised if, in the foreseeable future, our friendships and kindred spirits and respect and affection for each other will result in a lot more dialogue, interaction and new formations of networking and the pooling of resources. This will create an unprecedented new surge of growth in numbers and network connections and the pooling of resources that will enable our combined efforts to accomplish what none of us could have ever imagined possible, while we were still separated from and ignorant of, each other.
Yes, the Lord seems to be joining this vast array of separated units… drawing them into closer contact and camaraderie and cooperation. He is establishing deep new friendships and associations that we never dreamed we would have a few weeks ago! Our comfort zones are melting, crumbling, disintegrating and disappearing! At the same time, a new breed of Last Days disciples is beginning to show up ready for duty! And they are forming ranks and are being redeployed into new configurations. They’re here, in our midst and are cropping up all around us. SO BELOVED… IT’S FINALLY BEGINNING TO HAPPEN!
I rejoice… because these ‘infants with full sets of adult teeth’ are growing and maturing rapidly! They are no longer in their cribs. They’re up and about, ready to be trained, equipped and prepared for battle. And now they are teaching, training and guiding even younger ones to follow the Lord and become part of the ever-growing corps of His Last Days disciples-in training! And suddenly I can see that the Holy Spirit is making more resources and treasuries of very necessary and practical information available for all of us. Here are just a few examples about which I’ve become aware:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ndf8RqgNVEY (This is one example of the many offerings provided by a ministry group called: Faith Alliance International.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7o2FVcgRp4&t=440s (This is a message by a current Jewish-American leader who points out that there’s a growing awareness in the Body at this time that there’s a need for leaders of various ministries and Christian segments to realize that God will not change the world just through them and what they know and the world they operate in and in what they are doing ON THEIR OWN! It is time for the Holy Spirit to build and unite and forge the various members of the Body into One New Man in Messiah. In the Last Days, the Body will have to work as one… all over the world… simultaneously! And I believe the first signs of that massive paradigm-shift are now beginning to appear in our midst.
So I urge you to look these websites over. They are relevant examples of what I’ve begun to sense from my perspective in my own tiny, limited and isolated world. And there are others, like these, that are springing up and developing into a network of cooperative unity that has not been seen in past eras. So I urge you to dig into the information and referrals they offer. The Holy Spirit is now making this information available to us. If you take the time and trouble to ponder it and begin to ‘connect the dots’ by doing your own research, you’ll quickly gain more and more awareness of all that the Lord is making available for us during this awesome era in which we live.
Look these sources up on other social media sources. Look at the video message segments they offer. They are unique, and they do unique things, but notice also how similar they are in mentality and focus and purpose. We have much to learn from each other. And we can share the deep truths the Holy Spirit will be imparting throughout the Body of the Last Days. And if we allow ourselves to connect with each other, we’ll all gain more awareness of what God is doing in our time and it will spread and deepen and produce abundant fruit all around us.
If you take the time and trouble to inform yourself, you too will become a good source of information for the people you know and care about… especially those that you know are also called by God to serve His Son as Last Days disciples. The more information and encouragement and unity and support we can exchange with each other, the sooner will we see a world-wide FISHNET, a LIVING SPIRIT-EMPOWERED FISHNET enveloping the globe… a network of unified disciples… strategically placed ‘points of entry’ and ‘bases of operation’ for the Holy Spirit… ‘living stones of a Temple’, who stay in close interaction and communicate regularly with each other. They will be able to coordinate and unify their efforts as the living Word and Holy Spirit of God may wish to direct.
And, if we all develop a military-level disciplined focus and reliance upon our indwelling risen Lord, He will abide and interact within us… and touch the whole world… through us! And Father will be able to fulfill the promises He has made to His beloved Son. And nothing will ever be able to separate us from Him, or from each other, ever again:
“The Lord says to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for Your feet.”
“The Lord will extend Your mighty scepter from Zion, saying, “Rule in the midst of your enemies!”
“Your troops will be willing on your day of battle. Arrayed in holy splendor, Your young men will come to you like dew from the morning’s womb.” (Psalm 110:1-3. Emphasis added.)
The necessary paradigm-shifts will come when we finally awaken and realize how Awesome and Perfect and Overwhelming and All-Sufficient our risen Lord actually IS! And the more we know Him and realize how thoroughly and permanently He has exposed and devastated our enemies and destroyed their works, the more eager and stimulated we will be to snap out of our comas of complacency and ignorance and move aggressively and quickly to take effective, timely action. As the Holy Spirit causes the needed ‘light bulbs’ go off in our minds and hearts, we’ll see much more than we’ve been able to see before. And we’ll be much more alert to what the enemy is trying to do to us, to prevent us from fulfilling our God-given commissions and battlefield commands.
God has set us free beloved… but our enemies never stop doing what they can to drag us back under their control, so they can confine and dominate and enslave us once again. So I urge you to become familiar with the messages and insights being offered through sources like the ones listed above. The information you gain, as you do your own research and start to ‘connect the dots’, will familiarize you with these emerging disciple-training ministries and leaders.
Realize that the powers of Darkness have all of us in their crosshairs. We’re all being targeted because the Serpent is so intent on erasing God’s Living Word… and stamping out those who are determined to proclaim and serve Him. But we are not alone. The Lord Himself lives in us and heavenly hosts are all around us. We are not without resources. We are perfectly covered and fully equipped and we have the opportunity of being skillfully trained by the Spirit of the Living God to serve as the world-wide, Invincible Body of our Resurrected Lord of Glory!
On the other hand, our enemies have nothing real left with which to work! All they have are lies, deceptions, holographic illusions, propaganda, and delusive mind traps! Our Lord and Commander has already torn into them and defeated and devastated them for good! We no longer have to fall for any of their false bravado, beloved! They have nothing left to work with that is real or substantial! When we can see through all the lies and deceit and empty threats of our naked enemies… we’ll be ready to attack their territory boldly and pull down their false fronts with grim aggressive determination and invincible determination.
When we know the Fullness of the Truth about our Master, we’ll know the Truth about ourselves… and what it really means to be one with Him in the New Covenant. And when we know we’re clothed with Him, and have been joined to all that He is and all He has accomplished, we’ll know we’re fully protected by the Full Armor of God! And by comparison, we will see that the enemy we face is totally naked, helpless and pathetic in our sight. This is what David was able to see the day he was led to face Goliath! Despite that giant’s bravado and swagger, David was able to see that, while he was one with the Almighty God of Israel, in an unbreakable Blood Covenant Bond… this ‘uncircumcised Philistine’ was on his own, laboring under the delusion that the false god that the darkened imaginations of fallen men had conjured up, was going to protect him! Therefore, he was stupid enough to dare to try to get to David, and the rest of Israel. But he had no clue that he was first going to have to get through and past the true Living God, who was, and forever will be, David’s Divine Omnipotent, ‘Blood Brother’!
When we can see and know and enjoy what David saw, knew and enjoyed, we too will be free indeed… free of all fear… free to resist and oppose and fight our enemies with the Invincible, Unstoppable Fire Power that our indwelling Covenant Lord Himself… is here to be for us. God’s own Life, through the Holy Spirit, abides within our hearts, in the Person of God’s Resurrected Living Word, who lives in us and circulates throughout our midst! And now it’s time for us to learn how to identify with Him… and direct His Glory and Power against His enemies… with devastating effect.
I believe the Lord is making more and more of us increasingly aware of the possibilities that will be open to Last Days disciples to become more aware of God’s Perfect Presence, and aware of each other. And they will begin to love, respect and connect with each other in very practical and strategic ways, even though geographical distances may separate them physically. And as we become aware of each other, we’ll be able to establish ties and close relationships, and regular ongoing communication and interaction. We’ll be able to support and encourage each other with the unified Fire Power of Body of Christ intercession. The Last Days Warrior Class of disciples will be able to be formed and deployed rapidly by the Holy Spirit. The more we realize that we are one with the risen Lord, and one with each other, the better equipped we’ll be to work as one Global Body… each of the parts communicating and interacting with all the others, even if we should live at great distances from each other. The Holy Spirit unites us to each other, and therefore, nothing can stop us from being and doing what God created and commissioned us to be and do.
Now we have the digital communication tools to help us stay in touch with each other… all around the world. Now we can operate in unison and with synchronized effectiveness, as our combined prayers and counter-insurgency efforts and movements blend together and unite us into one overwhelming Tsunami of Praise, Intercessory Prayer, Worship and coordinated, unified, well-directed Action… to the Eternal Glory of our Heavenly Father and to the Everlasting Glory and Praise of His Son… and to the eternal consternation of our demonic enemies!
So… if you know you have been called to be part of this Warrior Class… this kind of basic, very practical and verifiable information will become increasingly important and relevant and vitally interesting to you… and to the others who have also been called to participate in the Last Days Combat. Along with the basic ‘what’s going on’ information offered by sources like this, they also offer practical information on how such like-minded and called disciples can quickly become a part of the warrior information network that is spreading all around the world with lightning speed. The enemy is using technology for his purposes… but there’s nothing to stop us from using it to form a ‘fishnet’ of prayer and disciple brotherhood and mutual aid and protection, intercession, and cooperation that can encircle the entire universe!
So let’s allow the Holy Spirit to join us together. Let’s allow Him to mobilize us into cohesive, coordinated, synchronized and strategically placed units that can work together to cancel out the Serpent’s efforts and foil his schemes. Let’s awaken from our comas so we can take part in the effective counter-measures that being grounded in God’s Word, and filled with His Spirit, can empower us to embody and display. Here is another eye opening offering you may wish to consider: —
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRP2YJmQnMs from the Bards of War website referenced above)
As I said, I had envisioned this kind of disciple in the past… but I didn’t see them anywhere in real life… as I knew it. I only saw them in that vision, which became an article I wrote in 2003. (It’s called, ‘The Big Surprise’. It’s posted on our FMM website. You can search for it in the archives: www.follow-me-ministries.org)
So this is what excites and blesses me now: The Lord is making me aware of more and more kindred ministries that, just like our FMM endeavor, are devoted and geared to enhance the ‘boot camp training’ that will develop and enhance the preparation of this awesome new breed of Last Days disciples! I see more and more of them emerging and appearing. And so dear ones… shortly after the start of this year of 2020, what happened? Well, we experienced a world-wide pandemic that shut down the entire planet almost overnight! Suddenly, we were all thrust into situations and conditions that no one could stop, control, or remove. So now it seems, that the boot camp level of disciple training, about which God was warning in Hebrews 12, is finally at hand. And it appears as if we have been destined to be the embodiment and fulfillment of what God was saying about the discipline that He must impose on those who will truly turn out to be His beloved sons:
“You have not yet resisted to the point of shedding blood in your striving against sin; and you have forgotten the exhortation, which is addressed to you as sons,
“My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, nor faint when you are reproved by Him; for those whom the Lord loves He disciplines, and He scourges every son whom He receives.”
“It is for discipline that you endure; God deals with you as with sons; for what son is there whom his father does not discipline? But if you are without discipline, of which all have become partakers, then you are illegitimate children and not sons. Furthermore, we had earthly fathers to discipline us, and we respected them; shall we not much rather be subject to the Father of spirits, and live? For they disciplined us for a short time as seemed best to them, but He disciplines us for our good, so that we may share His holiness. All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness.
Therefore, strengthen the hands that are weak and the knees that are feeble, and make straight paths for your feet, so that the limb which is lame may not be put out of joint, but rather be healed.
“Pursue peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no one will see the Lord. See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springing up causes trouble, and by it, many be defiled; that there be no immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal. For you know that even afterwards, when he desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no place for repentance, though he sought for it with tears.
“For you have not come to a mountain that can be touched and to a blazing fire, and to darkness and gloom and whirlwind, and to the blast of a trumpet and the sound of words which sound was such that those who heard begged that no further word be spoken to them. For they could not bear the command, “If even a beast touches the mountain, it will be stoned.” And so terrible was the sight, that Moses said, “I am full of fear and trembling.”
“But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the Heavenly Jerusalem, and to myriads of angels, to the general assembly and Church of the firstborn who are enrolled in Heaven, and to God, the Judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous made perfect, and to Jesus, the Mediator of a New Covenant, and to the sprinkled blood, which speaks better than the blood of Abel.
“See to it that you do not refuse Him who is speaking. For if those did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth, much less will we escape who turn away from Him who warns from heaven. And His voice shook the earth then, but now He has promised, saying, “Yet once more I will shake not only the earth, but also the heaven.”
“This expression, “Yet once more,” denotes the removing of those things which can be shaken, as of created things, so that those things which cannot be shaken may remain. Therefore, since we receive a Kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe; for our God is a consuming fire!” (Hebrews 12:4-29. Emphasis added.)
So I ask you to pray for me, and for all the rest of us. We all need God’s Holy Spirit to keep us from falling into soulish, fleshy pits of delusion! And let’s pray over, and ponder, what is in this message. We were made for such a time as this, beloved friends. It’s our turn to show up and be counted in the Lord’s ranks! So consider ramping up your level of intercessory prayer for your loved ones who are close to you… and for your fellow disciples-in-training all around the world, who are just as much a part of this War as you are. Be on the alert to spot the new connections the Holy Spirit may be leading you to establish. And keep praying for all of us… asking God to impart His Wisdom, Discernment, Strategy, Guidance and Direction to each and every one of us who have been called into His Service. The massive global changes have only just begun. There is a lot more change waiting on the horizon. So dear friends… let’s get ready!
I bless you all in the Name of our beloved Messiah and Commander. And, with you, I rest in our Heavenly Father’s Perfect All-Sufficiency and Eternal Rest and Peace,