||"Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain: let all the inhabitants of the land tremble: for the day of the Lord cometh, for it is nigh at hand; A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations. A fire devoureth before them; and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them. The appearance of them is as the appearance of horses; and as horsemen, so shall they run. Like the noise of chariots on the tops of mountains shall they leap, like the noise of a flame of fire that devoureth the stubble, as a strong people set in battle array. Before their face the people shall be much pained: all faces shall gather blackness. They shall run like mighty men; they shall climb the wall like men of war; and they shall march every one on his ways, and they shall not break their ranks: Neither shall one thrust another; they shall walk every one in his path: and when they fall upon the sword, they shall not be wounded. They shall run to and fro in the city: they shall run upon the wall, they shall climb up upon the houses; they shall enter in at the windows like a thief. The earth shall quake before them; the heavens shall tremble: the sun and the moon shall be dark, and the stars shall withdraw their shining: And the Lord shall utter his voice before his army: for his camp is very great: for he is strong that executeth his word: for the day of the Lord is great and
very terrible; and who can abide it?" Joel 2:1-11
"Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes and prudent in their own sight! Woe unto them that are mighty to drink wine, and men of strength to mingle strong drink: Which justify the wicked for reward, and take away the righteousness of the righteous from him! Therefore as the fire devoureth the stubble, and the flame consumeth the chaff, so their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust: because they have cast away the law of the Lord of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel." Isaiah 5:20-24
Brothers and sisters in Christ. We are living in this day described as the day of the Lord. This is the time wherein the nations of the earth will not only be in much perplexity with unanswerable problems, but will also know the shakings of the Lord and His mighty power to discomfit all that is able to be shaken. As it is at this time, so shall it be till all that can be shaken will be, and only that which cannot be shaken will remain.
Notice also that at this time, the time of great darkness and gloominess, of trouble unanswerable, at this same time comes forth a people in perfection, a people like has never been before. It is in my heart to encourage each one of us, to help us to have joy in this time of exceeding pressure, and to show you that each one is indeed a part of this "mighty army". These are a people who have been so tried and proven, that there is in them only the will of God accomplished, and in that will, all that they do is done in a perfect order and in the perfection of the new creation man. These ones of great strength, of whom none have been nor ever will be again, these circumvent all time, marching forward in single purpose and with one holy motive; the restoration of all creation. This is the hope of our individual desires brethren, Here, as a part of this company of saints, is what we are racing towards. This company, this army of God, this is what we hope to have at the end of our daily cross bearing. It is here, in this company of God's people, that we will walk in perfect holiness, with no taint or stain of sin, no seat of iniquity, no throne of self. At this time we still struggle with our common humanity and the sinfulness of our thoughts and deeds. But here is a description of a people in the holiness of their Lord. Ones in whom the promise of redemption has already been fulfilled, and in whom is still the earnest desire to deliver all creation into that same holy place in God.
First there was by the individual members of this army, a partaking of the fire of the Lord. At the first, they endured the process of the fires of holiness, burning dross and taints and stains. Baptised in a full immersion into the fire by the hand of Christ, these having partaken of the same, now minister the same. Each one, with the fire of God illuminating their souls, now goes forth with the ministry of the fire of God in their steps, and in their hands; they go forth as flaming fire brands. "A fire devoureth before them; and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them....." vs 3. All in their pathways and all their pathways are consumed by fire, and behind them the work of the fire is the result. Nothing escapes their goings, no place is left untouched by their march. Adam and Eve first transgressed the commandment of God in the garden of Eden. It was there that the Lord pronounced the curse, and all creation "was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of him who hath subjected the same in hope," Romans 8:20.
It was there in Eden that the mystery of iniquity began, which mystery is now consumed by the fire of this holy march. We are told that man was created in the image of God, and in the image of God did God create man. But when we look at the difference between Adam and God we see one thing that shows us Adam had lack, right from the start, that indeed, he was made to suffer lack from Jehovah. God, in omniscient presence and omnipotent power would visit the garden and walk with Adam in the cool of the day. Whereas Adam was confined to and dressed in the garden. God was Almighty in power and filling all of creation at all times with the fullness of His spirit. Adam was confined to the garden. He lacked this mystery of Godliness that would indeed brand his image as being one with God. But not so the army of the Lord. Ones, vitally one with their creator, they march and the context and span of their march all the way to Eden, to the origin of iniquity, to the place where creation's estrangement from God began. It is there that their march encompasses all things. Nothing of Eden's witness to the fall of Adam escapes them. The very root and stock of personal iniquity is the scope and content of their single purpose. To deliver all things, right back to Adam himself, from the origin of iniquity (self will), and from the death that has come of it. These fulfil the Word of God, and remove to death all that has died in Adam, that all may be born anew in Christ, the first fruit of the new creation order.
The Lord "shall utter his voice before his army:" vs 11. The pronouncement of the approval of God, this seal of the Lord upon all they who are part of this army, this is the voice heralding their march. The Lord utters His voice, pronouncing to all that this is the people of whom the prophets prophesied, and of whom Christ is the head. Even this giant that God has raised up, this corporate man, the one He has divinely and sovereignly chosen to loose the bonds of death, and to deliver all creation from the subjection of vanity. God's voice is first heard. It is that voice that proclaims the new day, the day of liberation, and of final judgement on all that is held in death and dying. Iniquity came to the full. The day started with darkness and gloominess. Each thing originated by God and pronounced by God will be fulfilled by God. And this is then the fulfilment of the mystery of Iniquity, which iniquity has reigned over the souls of nations since time began. It is through this dark day that the army of God marches, heralding the great joy which shall be to all peoples, that the day of the Lord is actually the day of total liberation from death and dying.
These execute the Word of God, which word has proclaimed life to all creation and to every single soul. It is a terrible day for death. For death must now die, and that which remains of the ashes of the fire of God will be filled with the life of God. God is first to pronounce this by uttering His voice before this camp, and therefore great joy shall be the final outcome of such a word. The result of this will be national repentance, a tearing and rending of hearts, a sorrow unto repentance that will produce fruit, established upon the promises of a better covenant. To say it again is most necessary. This is our hope, the reason each one of us daily endures the trials of life, and of faith towards God. This is the result of us brethren, daily bearing our crosses. The outcome is a perfect order, of wills one with God and of lives fulfilled by the grace that brought them here, to be part and company of such a mighty army.
Rejoice oh saints of the Lord, for this is our portion, this is the great hope for which we endure such trial now, such separation now, such hardship in so many ways now. Rejoice with exceeding great joy, for God has chosen us to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ, which salvation shall be the ministry and call of this army, and will be the response of all nations who hear the utterance of the voice of the Lord, for all who hear shall live, and shall enter with joy, into the liberty of a new creation life. Praise God forever more!
Received of the Lord Oct 10/93
"I will move when I come in the lives of those who have been prepared. Not to any service but to my purpose shall this be. For it is I the Lord who comes to render abasement to the nations and to honour him who I have chosen. For surely the time is come for certain head powers to be raised, who shall bear the first office. Unto them shall the kingdoms come. And in the midst shall I raise unto myself that prophet who shall rule with me. Be convinced of this, for it is by these that all warfare shall cease, and by these that all nations shall behold my glory. Yea, I am a jealous God, my jealousy extends to all creation, so then all are mine. And trust me through the processing of the chaff from the wheat. For herein shall all my works be accomplished when I bring a full end to thy dealings. Behold my servant!!, to Him shall it come, even the first dominion, and unto Him shall every knee bow and every tongue confess Christ Jesus as Lord. I will set my fire in the midst, and there shall the refining of all things be accomplished yea and by my sword and by my fire shall I the Lord plead with all flesh and the slain of the Lord shall be many."
Received October 27/93
"Oh Zerubbabel, Zerubbabel ! Behold the plummet, the plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel. Yea for thus saith the plummet, yea, the word of God rightly discerned, this shall be even for this present hour. Behold the plummet, and the line in the hand of Zerubbabel ! Behold says God, my word hath gone forth in the hand of Zerubbabel, the plummet and the line, by my holiness have I sworn that my word shall not return to me void, but will accomplish that whereto I have sent it. Yea, this is my house, these be the stones, even thy fair stones laid in the colours of Amber and Jasper, behold this is my line, this is my temple, even this is my word fulfilled. A people strong, a people, the like of which has not been seen before, this people, the army of the Lord as the Word of the Lord hath declared. The land before them as Eden the fire doth consume, and behind a flame kindleth, and unto this shall be their marching order, and the retributive judgement of thy God. Yea, surely the Lord, even God , terrible in holiness and full of fury, even God, the God of hosts shall utter His voice before this army, and thereto shall all creation be gathered, and thereto shall the flaming brand burn and consume till all be ashes. This then is the Word of God to they who have ears to hear. This my word shall perform the fullness of my will, and all shall know me, from the least to the greatest, yea thus I swore, to Zerubbabel, even so shall this my house be built, even so shall it be finished. I am the Lord."
Oct 22/95 VISION; Saw a bright swirling cloud, shimmering like lightning - swirling and brooding over a deadened earth. From the midst of the cloud came forth a holy wind, a breath, which extended into the deadened earth and brought forth life. The earth began to bud and green up and come alive.
VISION #2 Saw individual sons and daughters of the Lord from every corner of the earth come together to form a complete body as a giant, laying upon the earth. The same breath as was in the first vision breathed upon this giant, and this giant arose out of the dust of the earth, as a corporate son of God, a giant that God had raised up. In the giants hand was a flaming torch of the fire of God that now began to raze thoughout the earth. After the fire consumed all in the earth, all that had been consumed by it came into a newness of life that would never pass away.
PROPHECY; "My son, are you able to be alone, separate, even as I was when I hung upon my cross? Yea, I the Lord Jesus do say to you, that aloneness is part of your cross. Yea, aloneness is oneness with me. I am thy master over every situation. I am well aquatinted with the tauntings of the enemy towards you and of the temptation you endure daily to fall away from me. Yea, I stood in the midst of my disciples, and they in love and zeal knew I alone was resurrection life. Yet I did set my face as a flint towards Jerusalem, to the infamy of the cross, and to the glory set before by my resurrection. Yet they did not understand or heed my words then, just as many do not so now. That word, that I would arise again. Even so there are those around you who are blind and cannot see that I am about to rise in all my splendour in my body in my people. Yea in you, and in they you love in my spirit, even in them I am about to arise, even in the generation of sons and daughters that live on the earth at this time. Then shall they of Babylon's order remember, and confess me one to another and repent, and I shall surely heal them all. So then, rest, know I will draw to your side my people they who will have a measure of my word given to them, or an increase given to them, or a blessing or prophecy bestowed upon them. Yet look not for they who are willing to abandon their all to me. Yea, each one is separated one from another at this time until I bring them to perfect unity. Continue as you have been, well pleasing unto me, and to minister daily in whatever measure I give you wisdom for. Yea I am the Lord and I do confirm and establish this my word with an oath, even the oath of the Love of God, which love will in time reconcile all things. Yea hear oh deadened earth! from your shores and from the mountains and vales, from every kindred and tribe, tongue and nation shall they come. Yea from all circumventing time, each age that dawned then died, shall they come. All these my precious children, they shall come to the full image of Father God. These shall manifest fully the glory of my name, and shall release you oh curse of death, to die no more. Yea all creation will I deliver into this their liberty, for that is the single purpose of my will, that all that died in Adam will live in Jesus Christ, and shall see even Adam himself in the fullness of resurrection life. So then my children come, come from the far reaches of the firmament above, come to this place in me where Jesus prayed that all would be one. Come, for the hour of this call is here, come for it is the time. Yea the time of my appearing, even the coming of the Lord without sin unto salvation, even to they of this present generation, Come, for all things are now ready, I am the Lord"
Oh the Glory, the greatness of thy appearing,
The coming of God, to you who are weary
The great vast promise of God magnified
upon sons of men, the temple He's rearing.
"It is I," says Jesus, "be not afraid,
Ever more be at peace, eternal life is my way,
Manifest now my love, for all men to see,
And be ever more, alive now in me"