FIRE BY NIGHT
"Reflections Upon Reflections" [of The Father's Heart]
...."You, in Your
great compassion, did not forsake them in the wilderness; The pillar of cloud did not leave them by day, to guide them on their way, nor the pillar of fire by night, to light for them the way in which they were to go".... Nehemiah 9:19 NASB
September 2nd 2017 – Glenn H. Jackson
Words of prophecy:
* The "persecution" of those walking in faith and obedience has its root in the ground of fear and pride [self-agenda] working in the one being
compelled by the spirits of self-exaltation to reproach one that differs from their "agenda".
"agenda" - a list, plan, outline, or the like, of things to be done [in this case, in one' own understanding and intellect];
...."Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against
you because of Me. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great".... Matthew 5:10-12 NASB
...."Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal among you, which comes upon you for your
testing, as though some strange thing were happening to you; but to the degree that you share the sufferings of Christ, keep on rejoicing, so that also at the revelation of His glory you may rejoice with exultation. If you are reviled [persecuted] for the
name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you".... 1 Peter 4:12-14 NASB
When confronted by a spirit of reproach [in any form]it is important to [as soon
as possible] get whatever was imparted by [in most cases] the "religious spirits" working through the vessel of reproach off of us [the best course of action being for one to enter into the "inner chamber"]. In other words, all that the Enemy was seeking to
impart for our harm needs to be put off [cast down] - as, in every case, the attack, at the very least, is "disruptive" to our spiritual equilibrium [faith, peace, joy etc].
Secondly, in entering
into the secret place of God's Presence we are able to [by the Holy Spirit] uncover the "ground" [pride, fear, rebellion, unbelief etc.] that the evil spirit or spirits were working through - with a view to effectively praying for the one or ones that were
used against us.
Summarizing, as one enters as quickly as possible into the inner chamber [rather than getting offended for a few days before they do]it lifts them high up above the present circumstance
or attack [Ephesians 2:6] and enables them to remain rooted and grounded in Love. As one does this faithfully, the Enemy's schemes will, ultimately, be totally defeated - and, again, they will gain the necessary light [revelation] to pray effectively for the
one[s] who were "held captive by the Enemy to carry out his will.
As one is faithful to remain in Love - and, thus, they continue to pray for the vessel of reproach used against them - it is certain
that in the fullness of time [through faith and patience on our part] they will come to a knowledge [revelation] of the truth and that knowledge [revelation] of the Truth will SURELY set them free.
...."The Lord's bond-servant must not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, able to teach, patient when wronged, with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God may grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth, and they
may come to their senses [and escape] from the snare of the devil, having been held captive by him to do his will".... 2 Timothy 2:24-26 NASB
Prayer of Proclamation:
"quality decision" - a decision of the heart from
which there is NO turning back;
Father, we thank You and praise You that You have raised us up a people who have made a "quality decision" to walk in Love regardless of what we may face in the
glorious days ahead. And we declare it DONE [on an ongoing basis] in Jesus' Name - to Your greatest Glory. Amen.
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