God's Shaking and our Dynamic Role
- Wednesday, October 09, 2013
"Yet the LORD longs to be gracious to you; therefore he will rise up to show you compassion. For the LORD is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for him... How gracious he will be when you cry for help! As soon as he hears, he will answer you - (Isaiah 30:18-19).
God is bringing forth worship through this shaking and He is bringing forth shaking through prayer. Revival and judgment will shake the earth through prayer.
Some still think that prayer is just for little old ladies in the Church, but God is putting it high on a pedestal in these end times. He is bringing about the greatest change and the greatest revival through prayer. The House of Prayer and the praying Church are the only ones on earth that have the authority to bind the darkness and loose the glory of God - (Matthew 16:18-19).
We have a dynamic intercessory role that will change history forever. Intercessory prayer will release victory over Satan (Daniel 10; 12:1; Revelation 12:7-9; 20:1-3). This is the part we must grab hold of now. God will not do our part. We must ask; we must knock; we must cry out to Him. Even Jesus was required to ask for His promised inheritance of the nations (Psalm 2:8).
Next time you are tempted to fear and worry, stop and realize the authority you have in prayer. The measure of God’s glory hangs on the response of the praying Church in a geographical region (2 Chronicles 7:14, Jeremiah 29:7; Ezekiel 22:30, Numbers 14:21; Psalm 72:19; Isaiah 11:9; Habakkuk 2:14; Acts 17:26).
It’s time for the Church to arise to her position of authority in governmental intercession. If a prayer and worshipping lifestyle is on God’s heart for His Church, we must seek to prioritize this in our own hearts. God is setting watchmen (Isaiah 62:6-7) who seek to know Him (Psalm 27:4) and understand His plans (Jeremiah 23:20), leading to fervent intercession that changes history forever (Luke 18:7-8). Never forget this. Write it on your heart. Narrow down your life to apply it wholeheartedly.
- Fervent intercession can change history.
- Fervent intercession can bring in the harvest.
- Fervent intercession can change the coldest hearts.
You are in dynamic partnership with the King of the nations. Do not take this authority lightly. Live it out in your daily experience. Ask God to help you to cultivate prayer with worship on a daily basis. There is a glorious joy in entering into God’s agenda in the end times. We don’t have to fear. Instead we can love and worship God for letting us live in such a great moment of history. Yes, there are difficulties but the greatest difficulty is living a lukewarm and half-hearted life.
I encourage you to give your utmost for His highest. God’s utmost for each one of us will always include prayer and intimacy with Him. I love Oswald Chambers. I encourage you to read his book called My Utmost for His Highest. Every single writing from this young man is packed with spirit life. He was one who loved God with all his heart, soul, mind, and strength. He only lived to be 42 years old but has impacted many by his short life of devotion.
In this generation when we have received so much more encouragement to hunger after God, can we do less? Can we sit back in our easy chair when all of eternity is looking at our lives and how we will live in such a momentous time of harvest? No, it’s time to hunger, pursue, run after, prioritize, and make it our ambition to love Jesus and made Him known to a shaking world steeped in sin, without hope or answers to the deep longing of the human soul.
It's time to arise in intercessory prayer and take our governmental position in prayer.
“I sought for a man among them who would make a wall and stand in the gap on behalf of the land, that I might not destroy it…” (Ezekiel 22:30).
Will you be that man? Will you be that woman?
"We will soon see prayer become the chief purpose and focus of the church, above any other activity. Intercession is no longer just an option. The basic calling of the church is to be 'a house of prayer for all nations' (Mark 11:17). There are no remedies for human problems without God, and the whole earth is about to learn this." - Rick Joyner
“'From the rising of the sun… to its going down, My name shall be great among the Gentiles; in every place incense (prayer) shall be offered to My name, and a pure offering (worship); for My name shall be great among the nations,' says the LORD of hosts” - (Malachi 1:11)
*This Article Published 10/8/2013
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