"The wake up call is now being sounded for the greatest force for truth and righteousness that has yet been released on the earth. It is now time to show the earth that heaven exists. All that we know on earth is but a shadow of the reality that is in heaven. We are called to bring reality to earth so that men will seek God." Rick Joyner
God wants to awaken our hearts in a deeper dimension. If we keep intimacy with God as our primary assignment, fruitfulness will flow from our awakened heart. We bring God with us to a lost and dying world. He energizes us with His life as we go forth, and we realize that time spent with Jesus has empowered us.
A Prayer for an Awakened Heart
The following is a adapted prayer from Tom Tenney’s book called The God Chasers:
"Father, we confess that we want to see change in our lives and in our church so that we can bring about change in our city. Give us such a heart and passion after You that we may begin to see your glory flow out of us to convict and save the lost. Awaken our hearts in a deeper way to worship you and celebrate your resurrection with a greater joy during this Easter season. Release your presence through us as You did through Charles Finney when he walked through factories and saw workers drop to their knees under Your glory and cried out for forgiveness although not one word had been spoken or preached. May the faintest shadow of Your presence in our lives heal the sick and restore the lame we meet in the streets. Let Your presence so saturate us that unsaved guests can't step into our homes or be around us with unrepentant hearts. May Your glory bring conviction in their lives that lead to salvation—not because of the words we say but because of Your presence and power in our hearts. We ask for your resurrection power to flow through our lives everywhere we go. We ask for you to awaken our hearts."
It is worth it to seek the Lord’s face, because when we share with a heart that is alive in God, we are showing earth that our God reigns supreme. We are bringing the reality of heaven to earth.
The following 4-1/2 minute video and prayer will help you grow in prayer regarding an awakened heart. It's called: An Awakened Heart.
A New Intercessors Arise course will help you grow in learning how to powerfully pray God's Word. It's called: "How to Powerfully Pray God's Word for Breakthrough."
May the reality of Jesus awaken your heart as you celebrate His wonderful resurrection during this beautiful Easter week.
Together in the Harvest,
Intercessors Arise International
International House of Prayer Kansas City (IHOPKC)
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