Posted: 12/23/2011 at 9:16am
Worldwide Kingdom Awakening News and Views
Published by Ron & Barbara McGatlin - Basileia Publishing
In This Edition
1. Corporate Prayer and Spiritual Outpouring
2. Top News Headlines
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1. Corporate Prayer and Spiritual Outpouring
By Ron McGatlin
Dearly Beloved Sons and Daughters of God, the time is short, the laborers are few, and the harvest is huge beyond imagination. The seeds of God and the seeds of the evil one are sown into the world and are coming to fruition. The seeds which are of God having multiplied and matured are ripe for harvesting. Many grown up sons are being brought to glory (Heb 2:10).
All that is of evil has also multiplied, matured, and is ripe for harvest as well. The dark clouds of evil are flowing and gathering in an attempt to fully cover the entire world. The sons of darkness are spreading as an evil plague in an attempt to destroy all that is of Jesus from the planet.
The Fire of God
Innumerable holy angels are like whirlwinds of fire roaring in the heavens to carry out the missions of God on earth. The massive cloud of angels moves with unthinkable speed and unimaginable power to dissolve the thick black clouds of hordes of demons that are covering areas, cities, and nations blocking the light of God and attempting to remove God from the earth.
We can no longer say there are months or years till harvest time. Now in this season Ė in this hour His presence is calling for us to stand together with true brothers and sisters in the Lord to corporately lift up a roar of Holy Spirit powered prayer that will release the myriads of warring angles.
Release of Powerful Angelic Armies
Powerful revival-style corporate praying will bring forth agreement with heaven on earth for the release of Godís powerful intervention. Massive corporate prayer in agreement with the plans of God will open the way for the roaring fire of holy angels to destroy the dark clouds over us and release powerful outpourings of Godís Spirit making His ministers flames of fire.
And of the angels He says: "Who makes His angels spirits And His ministers a flame of fire Heb 1:7.
As we gather to lift up a powerful roar of prayer against the darkness over us, a shaft of heavenly light will pour down upon us igniting revival fire to pour out Holy Spirit power to the area around us. We will be carried by the whirlwinds of fire to minister to the harvest of souls rushing to the light. Healing, deliverance, and other powerful works flow effortlessly as ministering Spirits (Holy Angels) work with us.
Preaching and Demonstrating the KINGDOM OF GOD on Earth
When a full-out outpouring of the Spirit comes, it brings revival power to preach and demonstrate the kingdom of God. Jesus went about preaching the gospel of the kingdom, healing people, and casting out demons. He demonstrated His kingdom authority in many miracles. Christ Jesus has authority over all things including all laws of creation. This same Christ is in us by the Holy Spirit.
Many Christians are currently plagued by darkness affecting their minds. The enemy has covered many with the darkness of unbelief, doubt, discouragement, distractions, and religious strife. The darkness hinders connection with the heavenly source of miraculous supernatural ability that could bring about significant change in our world. Access to the resources of heaven in Christ Jesus by the Holy Spirit is restricted by this darkness, like a stopped up water pipe causing many to be spiritually weakened.
Paul said, ďWhen I am weak, then I am strong.Ē He did NOT mean spiritually weak; he meant weak in his natural mind and natural strength and ability. The supernatural grace empowerment of Christ by the Spirit is our sufficiency.
And He said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness." Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in needs, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ's sake. For when I am weak, then I am strong 2 Cor 12:9-10.
Are we so strong in our natural minds that we cannot be strong in the Spirit, and the power of Christ cannot fully rest upon us? Have we got things so figured out in our natural minds that we are restricted from fully accessing the grace empowerment of Christ in us?
Do we need to be strengthened in the Spirit of God guiding and empowering our lives and weakened in our natural minds that have been ruling our lives?
Have we built up our natural mind to become the understanding that we trust in to guide our lives and take us to the place of glory? Are we leaning on our own strengthened understanding while the Spirit of God in us is grieved and largely restricted by our darkness?
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding ~ Prov 3:5.
Have we ignored the powerful provisions of God to build up (edify) the Spirit within us? Are we at the same time leaning on our own understanding?
There is a trumpet call and a move of God now upon the earth for sons of God to build themselves up in the Spirit. In the building up of our spirit man, the rule and guidance of our natural minds and human intellect will be weakened (lessened).
But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit, Jude 1:20.
For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays, but my understanding is unfruitful, 1 Cor 14:14.
To fully tap into the intimate flow of God and His supernatural love, guidance, and power, there must be a bypassing of the natural mind ruling our lives and a connection to the Spirit of God and the mind of Christ guiding, ruling, and empowering our lives. Following our natural mind develops religion. Following the Spirit develops relationship with God and connects to His heavenly supernatural love, power, and wisdom.
Dear friends, this stuff is true, or it is a lie. How long will we procrastinate between two camps? When will we climb out of the valley of decision and ascend the hill of truly believing? What is the answer to our dilemma of wanting to believe and trying to have faith but remaining tangled in distractions, doubt, discouragement, and religious strife?
The trumpet call is to PRAY IN THE SPIRIT Ė to commune with God with the gift He has provided, a heavenly supernatural prayer language that makes the natural mind unfruitful (weak) and strengthens the Spirit mind of Christ within.
What is the conclusion then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will also pray with the understanding. I will sing with the spirit, and I will also sing with the understanding, 1 Cor 14:15.
But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit, Jude 1:20.
This is foolishness to the natural mind but life to the Spirit man within us. A portion of the Christian religion (affected by natural minds) has desperately fought against this powerful tool of God that clears out the spiritual channel to God and opens us to the flow of strength from God into our redeemed spirits.
1 Cor 2:9-16: But as it is written: "Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, Nor have entered into the heart of man The things which God has prepared for those who love Him."
But God has revealed them to us through His Spirit. For the Spirit searches all things, yes, the deep things of God.
For what man knows the things of a man except the spirit of the man which is in him? Even so no one knows the things of God except the Spirit of God.
Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might know the things that have been freely given to us by God.
These things we also speak, not in words which man's wisdom teaches but which the Holy Spirit teaches, comparing spiritual things with spiritual.
But the natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; nor can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.
But he who is spiritual judges all things, yet he himself is rightly judged by no one.
For "who has known the mind of the LORD that he may instruct Him?" But we have the mind of Christ.
When we pray in our Spirit-given prayer language, the Holy Spirit within us prays Godís plan and desires for us and brings spiritual revelation light to us. Our natural mind with its independent self-styled mindset may not know how to pray but the Spirit of God does.
As we are built up in the Spirit to the plans and purposes of God the darkness of unbelief, doubt, discouragement, distractions, and religious strife are driven from us and no longer restrain us. The darkness can no longer rob us of the powerful life of Christ growing us up to mature sons of God released to bring forth the kingdom of God on earth as it is in heaven.
Go beyond the natural and live in the Spirit. Be restored in the full provisions of Christ in you. Seek to walk in the fullness of being filled, immersed, and saturated in the Spirit of God, the full baptism in the Holy Spirit, and exercise Godís gift of a supernatural prayer language that bypasses understanding in a Spirit-to-Spirit connection to the fullness of Christ seated at the throne in heaven and the fullness of Christ in you by the Holy Spirit on earth.
Keep on pursuing Love. Love never fails
and His kingdom never ends.
3. Top News Headlines
Netherlands: Jesus heals paralyzed woman - a remarkable healing - watch video - 12/20/2011
Dutch Christians praying for visitors of an esoteric fair, reported a remarkable healing this month. A woman in an electric wheelchair, who was paralyzed over half her body, was completely healed when prayed for in Jesusí name. Her brother captured her healing on video and followed her during several days. Gradually all her body functions came back. Read On: http://www.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=38546&a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Miracle in China: Mother and Infant Freed from Jail in the Name of Jesus - 12/22/2011
The prayer for her release all started on Saturday, Dec. 3rd, when hundreds of intercessors lifted up China's girls and mothers at TheCall conference in Los Angeles. Nie, her daughter and her mother were blindfolded and driven 2 hours outside of Beijing, then dropped off at a dark crossroads. Prisoners are almost never released in the middle of the night. Read On: http://www.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=38566&a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Condemned Christian mother Asia Bibi spends third Christmas behind bars - 12/22/2011
Condemned Christian mother Aasia Bibi is spending a third Christmas separated from her family awaiting appeal against her death sentence for "blasphemy". Asia has been in jail since June 2009. She was falsely accused of making derogatory remarks about Muhammad. She is kept in isolation for her safety, and is able to see her children only twice a year. Read On: http://www.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=38561&a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
'Bloodiest day;' Syria protesters targeted - More than 250 people died in protest violence in two days this week in Syria. - 12/22/2011
111 people died in what's being called the bloodiest day since the Arab Spring took its grip on Syria in March. More than 250 people died in clashes Monday and Tuesday. The White House condemned the latest violence in Syria on Wednesday, charging that Bashar al-Assad's regime has no credibility even as it signed on to an Arab League initiative to stem the internal strife. Read On: http://www.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=38565&a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Compassion International children dead, missing after Philippines flood - 12/22/2011
Nearly 1,000 are dead in the Philippines as a result of the weekend's flash flooding disaster. Mass burials are being prepared for many of the dead. A government official told BBC News, "We lost count for those still missing." Tens of thousands have been affected by the flooding in Mindanao, including children from Compassion International's child development centers. Read On: http://www.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=38564&a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Communist woman in North Korea endured prison, found faith in Christ after her release - 12/22/2011
She entered Kaechon Prison a loyal communist, but lost her faith in the godless ideology of North Korea under horrifying conditions, then found faith in Christ after her release and a daring escape to freedom in South Korea. "I saw something so terrible that I wanted to let the world know," says one of the rare human beings to survive inside North Korea's political prisons. Read On: http://www.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=38563&a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Chinese Lawyer Gao Zhisheng Given Three-Year Sentence - 12/22/2011
The prominent self-taught lawyer, twice-nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, first went missing on February 4, 2009. Despite having been missing, has been given a three-year prison sentence for "violating the terms of his probation" relating to a 2006 probationary sentence. There are concerns that he has been severely tortured while missing, Read On: http://www.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=38562&a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
News From British Isles, Ireland. Europe and Worldwide - 12/22/2011
Charities say holiday giving has been strong - Germany: 4,000 new Jesus followers - Philippines: Flash floods death toll nears 1000 - One in four young women admit they had underage sex - Spain: Soaring sales of morning-after pill - North Korea: Uncertain future - China: No religion in politics allowed - Iran: Christians fear attack at Christmas - More> Read On: http://www.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=38560&a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
'Muslim Mafia' Targeting Religious Freedom? - 12/21/2011
Free speech and religious liberty are two of America's most cherished protections. But if the Organization of Islamic Cooperation gets its way, that could change not only in the United States, but around the world. The Muslim group is pushing a United Nations resolution that would criminalize criticism of religions. "Having a cross can be inciting violence," Read On: http://www.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=38548&a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Graham: Islamists íLining Upí Against Israel - 12/20/2011
"The destruction of Israel is their goal, that's their mission and so we are going be friends with people who want to destroy the only true democracy in the Middle East? It is a great mistake and the Islamists don't want to just destroy Israel, they want to destroy this country and all the west. They have said their goal is to raise the flag of Islam over the White House." Read On: http://www.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=38543&a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Rev. Franklin Graham: Mideast Furor Threatens US, Christians in Region - 12/19/2011
The upheaval in the Middle East and the rise of fundamental Islamists threaten not only the security of the United States but also the millions of Christians who call the region home. The upheaval in the Middle East and the rise of fundamental Islamists threaten not only the security of the United States but also the millions of Christians who call the region home. Read On: http://www.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=38534&a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
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