I thought twice about sharing this message but when God tells you to speak, you listen.
I have my prayer time every morning at roughly the same time and in roughly the same place. I do this so that I don’t let the day get away from me and neglect even a moment of my prayer time. But yesterday was different. Yesterday, I felt the Lord tell me to wait until after work. I work from home in the mornings and God was impressing upon me to wait until I was done. So, I obeyed. He also had me go into my war room….a place I don’t pray in every day. It is usually for those intense prayers that I really need to get on my knees for. I usually pray in my living room or family room when no one is home. I like to pace while I pray…it is just a ‘me thing’…I don’t know why.
But this time He wanted me in the war room. My war room is really just a corner of my bedroom that has a nice wood desk and a vanity seat that I can use to lean on when I kneel. On my desk is a journal, and usually one of my Bibles…although this day it was in another room. I didn’t need it. The Lord had something to say…and I was ready to listen.The Lord had something to say…and I was ready to listen. #warfare #watchmen Click To Tweet
I went in and knelt down, resting my arms on my stool. And my prayer was different. It started off like it usually does, with praise and then confession…but it was more intense..deeper than usual. I could definitely tell He was leading me somewhere. I got to giving thanks. Again, more intense than usual. But then..oh then…
He immediately led me to pray for the nation BUT He started by having me pray for the Church! And I did so loudly…but silently! Those who have ever had that intense prayer where the Spirit is on you know what I mean!! It was loud in the spirit but silent in the natural.
He had me pray for the Church to stop remaining silent! He had me pray for revival! He impressed upon me that He doesn’t need political opinions, He doesn’t need people debating on social media…He told me HE NEEDS WATCHMEN! He needs watchmen on the wall!! He told me that it is time for revival!! It is time for the Church to wake up and fight!He told me HE NEEDS WATCHMEN! He needs watchmen on the wall!! #warfare #watchmen Click To Tweet
He is doing a work in this nation. He is in control! But He needs watchmen to do battle on our knees!!! Not on Facebook, not in protests, not in court houses….but in HIS house and in our house..in our war rooms!! He needs people who will see the truth about what the enemy is doing in our country and around the world and call the Church to battle!!
He showed me that what we are seeing right now is a FESTERING WOUND. He showed me that this country is wounded and has been…but like a wound must fester and bleed before it heals, this country is festering and bleeding but HE is working on a healing!! The protesting and fighting and lashing out…it’s all part of the festering. He is IN CONTROL!! But the Church of God is not to remain silent!! We need to fight…on our knees!! We need for spirit-filled Christians to rise up, join together, and battle the enemy in prayer!! God is doing amazing things…there is a move coming….but the Church cannot remain silent!! We cannot remain complacent!! We cannot be lone soldiers battling the enemy on the battlefield alone…we need troops behind us, next to us, in front of us. We need those who can pick us up when we fall and help us continue on in battle!! We do not fight people….Like a wound must fester and bleed before it heals, this country is festering and bleeding but HE is… Click To Tweet
“For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.” Ephesians 6:12 KJV
We fight our true enemy!! People are not our enemy! We need to get off social media and fight the enemy on our knees!! We need to join together!! We need to recruit other believers to join us in battle!! Next week I am going to be featuring some guest bloggers who are going to be writing about prayer! There is also a prayer request page here on the site! If you have a request, please submit it. It is private…it wont get posted on the site. But this way I and my family can stand with you in prayer!! I will also be forming a prayer chain where a group of us can come together and pray!!
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God is about to do wonderful, amazing, awesome things. God is on the move!!!God is about to do wonderful, amazing, awesome things. God is on the move!!! #warfare Click To Tweet
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