Those who know the Lord will be strong and do exploits, and those with understanding will instruct many. (Daniel 11:32-33)
I think the believer’s role is more identifiable now. We live in an hour when the Lord draws HIS line, separating justice from man’s watered-down substitute. God establishes the Kingdom of His Son inside the heart and for those who seek Him for this fulfillment there is a sense of urgency.
That urgency has produced momentum. Prayer encourages more prayer… that encourages even more prayer. In prayer we see as God sees. in faith we usher in justice, first in the Spirit then the natural… on earth as it is in heaven!
Humility opens the door. We receive the petitions we have asked of Him—answered prayer. This year justice arrives. Flatterers and the scoffer grow silent. Knowledge of the Lord and graced exploits by faithful men open the way. Thank God!
Today, prayerfully align your life with His Kingdom government. Join your strength to champions of justice who lead. Pray for Life, motivated by the Spirit of Life. Cast out death and the spirit of death. In prayer and in declaration stand Kingdom-minded, thankful, bold.
Daniel 11:32-33 | 1 Corinthians 2:8-10 | Luke 11:1-4 | 1 John 5:14-15 | Verses@Once
October 9, 2019
Yom Kippur | Day of Atonement
10 Tishrei, 5780
Today is Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, the most solemn day of the Jewish year and the second of three fall feasts of the New Year 5780 which just began with Rosh Hashanah.
Compelled by the love of our God, we pray in solidarity with our Jewish brothers on this Yom Kippur. We join with them according to the prayer-call given the Hebrew nation.
Sh’ma Yisrael Adonai Elohaynu Adonai Echad.
Hear, O Israel: the Lord our G-d, the Lord is One.Barukh Shem k’vod malkhuto l’olam va-ed
Blessed be the Name of His glorious kingdom forever and ever. (Dt 6:4).
Leviticus 16:29-30 | Leviticus 23:26-27 | Deuteronomy 6:4 | Psalm 122 | Verses@Once
October 7, 2019
For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and Prince of Peace. Of the increase of His government and peace there will be no end, upon the throne of David and over His Kingdom, to order it and establish it with judgment and justice from that time forward, even forever. The zeal of the Lord of hosts will perform this. (Is 9:6-7)
Believers do business from a position of divine authority as agents of the biblical promise of increase. As His people we are to occupy, understanding what the will of the Lord is. We are governors and tutors who advance the Kingdom with prayer and righteous living. As blessing carriers, we are His government on earth—demonstrators of increase for blessing and benefit for the whole world.
Father, we pray for Your government in everything to go ahead of us and open the way of increase and peace. We see Your government established in places of influence, granting promotion where You choose! Lord, send Your government ahead of us, as forerunner for us: Crooked paths, be straight: rough places, be smooth!
Isaiah 9:6-7 | Luke 19:13 | Psalm 115:16 | Isaiah 40:4 | Verses@Once
October 6, 2019
The Kingdom of God is a government. As citizens of that kingdom-government believers have authority to proclaim biblical truth and principles. Truth’s opposite is expressed in deception, a way that seems right, but the end thereof is not right.
In the last days the Lord promised to pour out His Spirit. One part of His outpouring is an increasing number of believers who are trained in the knowledge of Kingdom authority and therefore able to confront deception and aligned philosophies.
Today enforce your prayer covering for your family and nation. Refuse to trust in man’s way or strength. Stand today on the side of hope. Pray for exposure of deceptive men. SEE the Lord’s goodness and turn to Him with complete trust.
Trust Him. He always has the upper hand. And if you put all hope in Him you also have the upper hand.
Proverbs 14:12 | Psalm 11:2-3 | Acts 2:16-18 | Jeremiah 17:5-7 | Verses@Once
October 5, 2019
When you pray to find anything that’s lost or misplaced always believe for complete recovery. Believe for total restoration spiritually and emotionally of anything precious that’s been snatched away. Believe the Lord’s hand is stretched out to save. Believe Him to restore anything lost from your life.
Think of it this way. For the believer anything lost is already found. That’s key. The Lord knows the exact location. If it’s something really precious like a relationship lost through misunderstanding or devilish intrusion, or something material like a home disaster or financial failure, the principle of recovery applies to you if you can believe. The Lord is there!
He is LORD of everything that concerns you and anything lost or stolen is already in recovery mode… instantly, as soon as you ask. In the case of something literally destroyed, believe your situation may end better than it was before. Stay in faith.
And, if you can believe it—don’t miss this part—the Lord is moving now to restore and recover, sooner rather than later, so it’s important to open your heart to believe and by faith work with the Lord in prayer to see the desired outcome. Ask Him to restore, but also declare restoration: “The Lord shall come and behold, His reward is with Him!”
Amen – so be it!
Isaiah 40:10 | Isaiah 62:11 | Verses@Once
October 4, 2019
The double-minded man can’t receive very well—his instability isolates him. If allowed to govern, that instability becomes contagious, resulting in poor leadership and low creativity. Practically and spiritually, the most destructive consequence of a double-minded leader is that God-given authority is sacrificed for convenience resulting in a bottom-line, clear as a bell message that weakness in leaders is okay.
It is not. That version of leadership is selfish, spiritually immature and unfit to rule.
If I say one thing but do another, others recognize the inconsistency; and when something promised is different from what in fact takes place, others know integrity is lacking. Instead of a firm stand with commitment to what’s right, my leadership causes those who follow me to conform to my leadership example—they become like me. Weak leaders produce weak followers.
When a godly ruler is chosen, righteousness exalts that nation and people. The Lord sends support to those who insist upon righteous rule, something we especially value in difficult times. Therefore, our prayer is for right leaders, positioned ahead of time, before destruction; leaders equipped to “take the heat” when stakes are high, resisting the influence of those willing to compromise for personal gain.
Graced with a single eye, one chosen to rule is a watcher. They are positioned to watch. An interloper is no match for their discernment. Under their watchful eye the righteous occupy, assigned by God to right the wrong and lead right-down-the-middle through valleys shadowed by death. Among those sent by the Lord to rule, yes means yes, no means no, and actions bear fruit consistent with words spoken.
The Word of the Lord is first of all pure. No mixture.
James 1:8 | James 4:8 | Daniel 2:21 | Exodus 18:21 | Proverbs 14:33-35 | Matthew 5:37 | Verses@Once
October 3, 2019
Anytime there’s an impasse with seemingly nowhere to turn, the Lord wants to raise a standard unique to the situation, possibly even a “first ever” of its kind. Whether nations or people, and whatever the situation, an atmosphere of expectation attracts His providence so that suddenlythings change, governments shift, and impossible structures move.
And when we know this to be true, and specifically know HIM as our Source, promotion rests with His divine orchestration and we are free to trust Him completely. Our part is critical – our part is to pray. The Lord won’t leave His people without a prophet and will not withhold His hand if we pray with expectation, trusting Him completely!
October 2, 2019
Every year, Jewish people around the world celebrate three important fall festivals. This year’s observance has just begun and with it, powerful reminders of God’s detailed plan for the descendants of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
The roots of Christianity are in Judaism; therefore, Christians have a special love for the Jewish people and the State of Israel. We understand, honor, and consider holy the power of God’s covenant with Israel, both her people and land.
“Because I love Zion, I will not keep still. Because my heart yearns for Jerusalem, I cannot remain silent. I will not stop praying for her until her righteousness shines like the dawn, and her salvation blazes like a burning torch. The nations will see your righteousness. World leaders will be blinded by your glory. And you will be given a new name by the Lord’s own mouth. The Lord will hold you in his hand for all to see—a splendid crown in the hand of God.” (Isaiah 62:1-3, NLT)
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem:
We bless Israel, the special land and people Almighty God has blessed. We join our prayer of declaration to His and pray for the peace of Jerusalem, declaring love for that special city and His ancient people Israel.
September 30, 2019
Today is the first day of Tishrei, the seventh month on the Jewish calendar and first day of the Jewish year 5780. The Jewish fall feast days began at sunset last evening and today is day one of The Feast of Trumpets, Rosh Hashanah.
Trumpets are blown throughout this Jewish feast day, marking the beginning of the Jewish New Year with a day of memorial, of holy convocation and Sabbath-rest. For Jews, it is a time to look carefully at mistakes of the year past and take action to correct those mistakes for the future. This focus continues ten “days of awe” (Heb. Yamin Noraim) or days of repentance.
The whole world is blessed by the richness of this season. We pray for the peace of Jerusalem and add our blessing to our Father’s declared blessing for His people Israel. We delight in His delight in this season and rejoice that His right hand is extended over Israel and the Jewish people everywhere, to deliver them from every threat.
Isaiah 2:3 | Numbers 29:1 | Leviticus 23:24 | Verses@Once
September 29, 2019
I look forward each year to the Jewish High Holidays, the fall feasts of the Lord. I appreciate these special times of remembrance for the Jewish people and as a season of revelation for the Church of our Lord Yeshua concerning His appointed mo’eds, His set-apart times, established by God and kept by His people.
In this Jewish holiday season God remembers your goodness to His people Israel. He remembers prayers for her and kindness shown to her. He remembers that you share in His desire to again do good to Israel. He remembers your righteousness, that you’ve stood with her.
The Lord remembers and His heart is to reward your righteousness. He rewards you because you favor His righteous cause.Drawing from Israel’s history Zechariah prophesied something the Lord is determined to repeat in her future. God promised to show His goodness to Israel! You are a demonstration of Zechariah’s prophecy.
Concerning the Lord and His Word, for Israel and for the Church, every remembrance is treasured. Days of difficulty when His love disciplines us are good, as also are times of divine favor and reward. Anytime I purposefully call to remembrance the Lord’s hand in my life His profound goodness covers and lifts me.
The Jewish feast days this year begin tonight at sunset. As Christians, we can allow the goodness of the Lord and His eternal season (Heb. mo’ed) to enter our heart. Hallow the Lord in your home. Make room for Him. Celebrate Him. Celebrate His goodness. His plan is eternal. He is for you, who can be against you?
Psalm 35:27 | Zechariah 8:12-15 | Zechariah 8 | Verses@Once
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