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I heard the Lord say, “Get ready for long-forgotten prayers to be answered suddenly. I have not forgotten the desires of your heart. Although it looks impossible, I am the God of the impossible. There is nothing too hard for Me. Get ready to experience an explosion of the miraculous!”
While getting ready to preach a series of prophetic messages the Lord has given me for the Christmas season, I started reading the book of Luke. As I read the account of Zacharias and Elisabeth, my spirit began to leap.
“And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless. And they had no child, because that Elisabeth was barren, and they both were now well stricken in years,” (Luke 1:6-7).
It’s very interesting how the Holy Spirit will use things that you’re going through to not only prophesy to you, but also to prophesy over the body of Christ. In listening to other people and hearing what’s been coming out of their mouths, I felt like the Lord wants to comfort us. There were two phrases that the Holy Spirit addressed.
The Bible describes them as “righteous and blameless,” but they had no child. It was considered a reproach to be barren. We have to consider the time in which this account was recorded. Not only were they barren, but It had been 800 years since the last ministry of miracles through the ministry of the prophets Elijah and Elisha. Five hundred years since the Hebrew boys were delivered in the fiery furnace. There had not been an appearance of an angel recorded, nor had God spoken in at least 400 years since the writing of Malachi.
And you know what? I realize that it’s a test for us to trust Him with the timing—test to trust for the timing; those three T’s. So the Lord just says to you, “I hear you. I hear you. I hear you when you weep for your family. I hear you when you can’t find that job. I hear you.”
I had a vision this month of pens being given out to so many believers in the body of Christ to sign papers that were some of the most important documents they would sign in their lives. I also saw people taking off a shoe and giving it to another person and making a covenant with them. This is the way it was done many times in the Old Testament world:
“So the closest relative said to Boaz, ‘Buy it for yourself.’ And he removed his sandal,” (Ruth 4:8).
Signing Contracts and Deals
Get ready to sign deals that you could have never have brokered, miraculous work contracts, real estate and property deals to come through, invoices that contradict the current recession notices, and checks that you never thought you would be able to write out.
ou probably already heard that Rev. Jamal Bryant, pastor of 10,000-member New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Atlanta, defended abortion from his pulpit last summer after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the Roe v. Wade decision. Bryant said on June 26—ironically during a baby dedication at the mega-church—that the high court’s ruling “declared war on women in this nation.”
Last week, Bryant continued his tirade by asking Black churches to stop opposing abortion. “Christianity is in and of itself pro-choice, but we don’t say anything because a lot of Black churches are white evangelicals in drag,” Bryant said on The Cool Soror Podcast.
It came to my spirit, in the middle of worship, when I heard the statement, “Look to the dry ground.” My first thought was, “What does this have to do with the song that we were worshiping unto the Lord?”
The short answer…absolutely nothing. Then, I heard the statement again, “Look to the dry ground.” I went into prayer and asked the Lord what He was saying to me.
Soon, I was taken into a vision looking at a massive body of water. I was standing on the banks of a large river that had a steady flow moving from my left to the right. As I looked at the water, I heard the Lord say, “Can you see the dry ground?” Then, I heard the Lord say to me, “Stop looking backward and look to go forward. Look to the dry ground.”