August 1, 2013 DREAM:
The other day I had a dream that involved me and my friends and we were in college at UCLA campus, and I was going to the student union to get food [ for some reason ] and around us on the campus were lots of big cats, lions, tigers, jaguars, and this strange larger than a lion cat, that was skinny, with coloring of lion, but thinner body like a cheetah, was bothering, coming near me, so I had already bought my food, and gave it the deli chicken meat I had, threw that at it. And then it left me alone.
Campus has to do with where I went to grad school, but it stands for school of the Spirit we are all in. Me and friends – others called to this end times army are there, off and on campus, and getting food has to do with teaching, being taught. Lions, beasts have to do with the enemy in people, such that they have become like brute beasts, ready to devour others. Throwing meat at the lion like taller cat made it go away. Meat of the WORD is what the meat represents. We have to use the WORD of God effectively in spiritual WARFARE to be able to overcome. And sometimes it takes daily again and again and again coming against those generational spirits till they are worn down and take off.
Tonight felt led of the Lord to Jeremiah and as I read, began to weep and weep. So hard to read, as though it takes place in time before Israel was taken to Babylon due to idolatry, it was obvious, God’s heart is sick about the United States. But also through a scripture there, I realized the meaning of the dream. It really jumped out at me. It was Jeremiah 12:5-8 – see below
Jeremiah 12-13 AMP
“1 uncompromisingly RIGHTEOUS and rigidly just are You, O Lord, when I complain against and contend with You. Yet let me plead and reason the case with You: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why are all they at ease and thriving who deal very treacherously and deceitfully? 2 You have planted them, yes, they have taken root; they grow, yes, they bring forth fruit. You are near in their mouths but far from their hearts.”
With Religious spirits, indeed Jesus is in their speech, but far from their hearts. This is why we see so much opposition [ partly ] to the church in America. Many other factors, but self righteousness, is a main factor in those who turn to cults and witchcraft.
“3 But You, O Lord, know and understand me and my devotion to You; You see me and try my heart toward You. [O Lord] pull [these rebellious ones] out like sheep for the slaughter and devote and prepare them for the day of slaughter.”
We now are to pray for their souls, that God would turn their hearts and break the hearts of stone, to search out their wickedness till He finds none. He sure has been trying our hearts to demonstrate to us all what we are made of. Will we be bitter or better?
“4 How long must the land mourn and the grass and herbs of the whole country wither? Through the wickedness of those who dwell in it, the beasts and the birds are consumed and are swept away [by the drought], because men [mocked] me, saying, He shall not [live to] see our final end.”
Here the prophet has been mocked and persecuted by those who should have embraced him.
“5 [But the Lord rebukes Jeremiah’s impatience, saying] If you have raced with men on foot and they have tired you out, then how can you compete with horses? And if [you take to flight] in a land of peace where you feel secure, [unlike other nations where there is turmoil – pris] then what will you do [when you tread the tangled maze of jungle haunted by lions] in the swelling and flooding of the Jordan?”
This is the verse above that made me realize it related to my dream. How will we survive amongst lions, and have the wisdom and presence of God to use love instead of anger and vengeance, if we can’t even do it when there is still a measure of peace. We are all in the school of Holy Spirit learning to love. That is the main principle of life, is learning GOD’s love for us, that we may be filled with HIS LOVE to love others. Then he says…
“6 For even your brethren and the house of your father — even they have dealt treacherously with you; yes, even they are [like a pack of hounds] in full cry after you. Believe them not, though they speak fair words and promise good things to you. 7 I have forsaken My house, I have cast off My heritage; I have given the dearly beloved of My life into the hands of her enemies.”
I couldn’t stop crying at all this. I know how many of you have suffered within your own families, and even our children have turned against us rejecting our beliefs, running from the Lord from their callings many of them, influenced by the enemy to turn on us.
“8 My heritage has become to Me like a lion in the forest; she has uttered her voice against Me; therefore I have [treated her as if I] hated her.”
WOW! Again, I’m having to wipe away tears throughout reading all this. We wonder if God will come through for us, but so much of the church has turned against God hating his laws, or the leading of His Spirit, unwilling to have real relationship, or obedience to Him. So many have been taught wrongly, and there is perversion in the house of the Lord, amongst many other strongholds of Jezebel.
“9 Is My heritage to Me like a speckled bird of prey? Are the birds of prey against her round about? Go, assemble all the wild beasts of the field; bring them to devour.”
Yowsa! Assemble all the wild beasts, like in my dream, to bring them to devour. So if you don’t know how to fight, you are going to be in real dire straights! Because it takes throwing meat at the wild beasties, to keep them in their place, and away from harming you. You better know your enemy, and that the WORD of GOD is what makes him back off, along with a crucified life, and obedience, worship, prayer, etc. – the tools of warfare.
“10 Many shepherds [of an invading host] have destroyed My vineyard, they have trampled My portion underfoot; they have made My pleasant portion a desolate wilderness.”
That is an understatement in America. There are pastors who have stolen money from visiting evangelists, to pad their own pocket when they are already making a lot of money to do whatever they want with. There are churches now making pacts against supporting Israel, and those totally turned apostate over many issues. Witchcraft and new age religious practices have seeped into the western churches, and you could say from another scripture, “My people love to have it so.”
“11 They have made it a desolation, and desolate it mourns before Me; the whole land has been made desolate, but no man lays it to heart.”
Meaning not many are praying for the turn around. People are not bothered or believing enough to PRAY.
“12 Destroyers have come upon all the bare heights in the desert, for the sword of the Lord devours from one end of the land even to the other; no flesh has peace or can find the means to escape.”
This seems to be the case i.e. Denver fires were not accidental. Many sabotaged happenings. Lying abounds in the news and in the center of our Government. Instead of the original father’s foundations set, all is lies, lies, and more lies. Pretense is the order of the day. Many times the Lord has said, “Like actors on a stage” when watching the news.
“13 They have sown wheat but have reaped thorns; they have worn themselves out but without profit. And they shall be ashamed of your [lack of] harvests and revenues because of the fierce and glowing anger of the Lord.”
We have sown wheat, but have reaped thorns in many ways. Much of this is judgment because of the anger of the LORD for all the idolatry and perversion of the Word.
“14 Thus says the Lord against all My evil neighbor [nations] who touch the inheritance which I have caused My people Israel to inherit: Behold, I will pluck them up from their land and I will pluck up the house of Judah from among them. 15 And after I have plucked them up, I will return and have compassion on them and will bring them back again, every man to his heritage and every man to his land.”
Now we know this happened, Israel was taken captive to Babylon in Jeremiah’s time, and returned later with Ezra. Jeremiah didn’t have to go to Babylon, as he was obedient to do what the Lord spoke to him.
“16 And if these [neighbor nations] will diligently learn the ways of My people, to swear by My name, saying, As the Lord lives — even as they taught My people to swear by Baal – then will they be built up in the midst of My people. 17 But if any nation will not hear and obey, I will utterly pluck up and destroy that nation, says the Lord.“
So there is a promise that if people will return to the Lord even if they were teachers and deceived God’s people into worshipping Baal [ i.e. Freemasonry ] then GOD will spare them and build them up again. But if they will NOT learn HIS ways, then the nation will be destroyed.
“1 THUS THE Lord said to me: Go and buy yourself a linen girdle and put it on your loins, but do not put it in water. 2 So I bought a girdle or waistcloth, according to the word of the Lord, and put it on my loins. 3 And the word of the Lord came to me the second time, saying, 4 Take the girdle which you have bought, which is on your loins, and arise, go to the [river] Euphrates, and hide it there in a cleft of the rock.”
This made me wonder because the river Euphrates is not in Israel, it’s in Iraq, and goes up north in Syria near Aleppo. So that was not an easy trip, and why would God tell him to do that? Hide the belt [representing the belt of truth?] in a hole in the ROCK. Jesus is our Rock, the Way, the Truth, and the Life.
“5 So I went and hid it by the Euphrates, as the Lord commanded me. 6 And after many days the Lord said to me, Arise, go to the Euphrates, and take from there the girdle which I commanded you to hide there. 7 Then I went to the Euphrates and dug and took the girdle or waistcloth from the place where I had hidden it. And behold, the girdle was decayed and spoiled; it was good for nothing.”
OT:232 roza@ ‘ezowr (ay-zore’); from OT:246; something girt; a belt, also a band: KJV – girdle.
OT:6578 tr*P= Perath (per-awth’); from an unused root meaning to break forth; rushing; Perath (i.e. Euphrates), a river of the East: KJV – Euphrates.
Girdle is also belt, as in belt of truth. Truth had fallen to the ground so to speak, so God has Jeremiah symbolically take his “girdle” and instead of putting it in clean water [ Holy Spirit purity] to hide it in muddy bank of the river Euphrates, within a hole in the Rock.
“8 Then the word of the Lord came to me, saying, 9 Thus says the Lord: After this manner will I mar the pride of Judah and the great pride of Jerusalem.”
He will make them a spoil, a plundered people. When we refuse to humble ourselves before the Lord, that is what HE will do. He will destroy all pride and arrogance. Like it says in Daniel, I am able to humble and abase all who are arrogant and prideful in heart.
“10 These evil people, who refuse to hear My words, who walk in the stubbornness of their hearts and have gone after other gods to serve them and to worship them, shall even be like this girdle or waistcloth, which is profitable for nothing.”
Alas, this is the reason for the things escalating in our nation and the world. For men and women have chosen other gods [ lesser gods ] for themselves and serve their OWN interests as it indicates in 2 Timothy 3, that men will be lovers of themselves and their own ways, rather than lovers of GOD and His ways.
“11 For as the girdle clings to the loins of a man, so I caused the whole house of Israel and the whole house of Judah to cling to Me, says the Lord, that they might be for Me a people, a name, a praise, and a glory; but they would not listen or obey.”
That is the bottom line with GOD, doing what HE leads you to do, obedience to HIS will, not our own. We all have disobedience to some extent in our lives, and the more healed and delivered we get, the more we are ABLE to obey God. He knows each person and what it will take and how long it will take to free them. He is not wanting for us to go the hard way. But many of us have been very stubborn. I know I have been like a strong willed child.
“12 Therefore you shall speak to them this word: Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel: Every bottle and jar should be filled with wine. [The people] will say to you, Do we not certainly know that every bottle and jar should be filled with wine? [ pris – arrogant self defensiveness ].
13 Then say to them, Thus says the Lord: Behold, I will fill with drunkenness all the inhabitants of this land, even the kings who sit upon David’s throne, the priests, the prophets, and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem.”
Drunkeness: 7943 shikkarown – intoxication, Drunkeness From 7937: shaker – root – to become tipsy; in a qualified sense, to satiate with a stimulating drink, or FIGURATIVELY INFLUENCE; – (be filled with) Drink (abundantly), (be, make) drunk (-en), be merry – superlative of 8248: shaqah – to quaft, ie causatively to irrigate or furnish a potion to; – cause to give to, let, make to – drink, drown, moisten, water.
So thus because they were so stubborn in clinging to their own ways, and Baal worship, GOD gave them over to drunkenness. But I have to tell you that the drunkenness God impressed on me was not just alcohol or drugs, but a sort of drunken pride, full of themselves, just as it talks about in Romans 1… Where because they worshiped the creature rather than the Creator of the heavens and the earth, that HE GAVE THEM OVER to do wicked things, including perversion, men lying with men, and women with women. I kind of like the plain language of the Message bible for this one:
Ignoring God Leads to a Downward Spiral
vv 18-23 “But God’s angry displeasure erupts as acts of human mistrust and wrongdoing and lying accumulate, as people try to put a shroud over truth. But the basic reality of God is plain enough. Open your eyes and there it is! By taking a long and thoughtful look at what God has created, people have always been able to see what their eyes as such can’t see: eternal power, for instance, and the mystery of his divine being. So nobody has a good excuse. What happened was this: People knew God perfectly well, but when they didn’t treat him like God, refusing to worship him, they trivialized themselves into silliness and confusion so that there was neither sense nor direction left in their lives. They pretended to know it all, but were illiterate regarding life. They traded the glory of God who holds the whole world in his hands for cheap figurines you can buy at any roadside stand.”
vv24-25 “So God said, in effect, “If that’s what you want, that’s what you get.” It wasn’t long before they were living in a pigpen, smeared with filth, filthy inside and out. 25 And all this because they traded the true God for a fake god, and worshiped the god they made instead of the God who made them — the God we bless, the God who blesses us. Oh, yes!”
vv26-27 “Worse followed. Refusing to know God, they soon didn’t know how to be human either — women didn’t know how to be women, men didn’t know how to be men. 27 Sexually confused, they abused and defiled one another, women with women, men with men — all lust, no love. And then they paid for it, oh, how they paid for it — emptied of God and love, godless and loveless wretches.”
vv28-32 “Since they didn’t bother to acknowledge God, God quit bothering them and let them run loose. 29 And then all hell broke loose: rampant evil, grabbing and grasping, vicious backstabbing. They made life hell on earth with their envy, wanton killing, bickering, and cheating. Look at them: mean-spirited, venomous, 30 fork-tongued God-bashers. Bullies, swaggerers, insufferable windbags! They keep inventing new ways of wrecking lives. They ditch their parents when they get in the way. 31 Stupid, slimy, cruel, cold-blooded. 32 And it’s not as if they don’t know better. They know perfectly well they’re spitting in God’s face. And they don’t care — worse, they hand out prizes to those who do the worst things best!”
Jeremiah 13: 14 “And I will dash them one against another, even the fathers and the sons together, says the Lord. I will not pity or spare or have compassion, that I should not destroy them.”
Again, reading all this, I am weeping I know with God’s heart that is broken for the condition of His church and our nation.
“15 Hear and give ear, do not be proud, for the Lord has spoken [says Jeremiah]. 16 Give glory to the Lord your God before He brings darkness and before your feet stumble upon the dark and twilit mountains, and [before], while you are looking for light, He turns it into the shadow of death and makes it thick darkness.”
The Lord warned them as He has been warning us, to humble ourselves and pray. When will priests, do like JOEL and lay between the porch and the altar, and turn the services over to the HOLY SPIRIT, making PRAYER & Worship the priority. Making the presence of GOD the priority.
“17 But if you will not hear and obey, I will weep in secret for your pride; my eyes will weep bitterly and run down with tears, because the Lord’s flock has been taken captive.”
Jeremiah is speaking here, and many prophets have been speaking a similar message, and have been weeping over the nation. Serious unity in prayer and worship is needed in this hour. Many have heard the call, but many more need to hear and obey.
“18 Say to the king and the queen mother, Humble yourselves and take a lowly seat, for down from your head has come your beautiful crown (the crown of your glory).”
We need to pray that the grace of GOD will be given to our leaders, to humble themselves, and and to do the will of the LORD, and renounce the fear of man, and the corruption above them. Nations are lifted up and brought down by the LORD. HE is again under the impression that HE is supposed to be in charge.
“19 The cities of the South (the Negeb) have been shut up, and there is no one to open them; all Judah has been carried away captive, it has been wholly taken captive and into exile. 20 Lift up your eyes and behold those [the eruption of a hostile army] who come from the north. Where is the flock that was given to you [to shepherd], your beautiful flock?”
We’re under threat right now of a hostile army coming from the east and from within, who consider us the “great Satan” and in some respects they are absolutely right, because to be a Freemason is to bow to Satan instead of to God. We must return to the LORD if HE is to return to us and restore. We desperately need an outpouring of His Holy Spirit to enable people to turn, because none of us would be Christians without God having not DRAWN us to Himself. We need to put away all SELF righteousness. For we are NOTHING without Him.
“21 What will you say [O Jerusalem] when He [the Lord] sets over you as head those [tyrannical foreign nations] whom you yourselves [at intervals] have taught to be lovers (allies) with you [instructing them, even your friends, to be head over you]? Will not pangs take hold of you like that of a woman in travail?”
WOW, in rereading this,it stood out to me. Tyrannical nations He says we have at times taught to be lovers and allies with us, instructing them even to be head over us? We trained Osama bin Laden, and that led to what? We have trained many in violence, and in deceit.
“22 And if you say in your heart, Why have these things come upon me? — [the answer is], Because of the greatness of your iniquity has your long robe been pulled aside [showing you in the garb of a menial] and have you [barefooted and treated like a slave] suffered violence. 23 Can the Ethiopian change his skin or the leopard his spots? Then also can you do good who are accustomed and taught [even trained] to do evil.”
This was in the Old testament, so only JESUS’s sacrifice of death and resurrection, did make us able to receive healing and deliverance to change us.
“24 Therefore I will scatter you like chaff driven away by the wind from the desert. 25 This is your lot, the portion measured to you from Me, says the Lord, because you have forgotten Me and trusted in falsehood [false gods and alliances with idolatrous nations].”
Yoga which cannot be separated from religious spirits that are attached to it is now even taught in churches. That’s just one example of the syncretism going on. Freemasons are allowed in churches proclaiming Jesus, yet they bow to Baphomet.
“26 Therefore I Myself will [retaliate], throwing your skirts up over your face, that your shame [of being clad like a slave] may be exposed. 27 I have seen your detestable acts, even your adulteries and your lustful neighings [after idols], and the lewdness of your harlotry on the hills in the field. Woe to you, O Jerusalem! For how long a time yet will you not [meet My conditions and] be made clean?”
Besides Freemasonry, false religions and witchcraft, there is the IDOLATRY to money and National pride that are idols. MONEY is the biggest one it would seem in this hour. People will do ANYTHING for money. SELF is related to mammon, the reason people bow to mammon is due to worshipping SELF rather than God.
2 Timothy 3:1-8 AMP
“1 BUT UNDERSTAND this, that in the last days will come (set in) perilous times of great stress and trouble [hard to deal with and hard to bear].
2 For people will be lovers of self and [utterly] self-centered, lovers of money and aroused by an inordinate [greedy] desire for wealth, proud and arrogant and contemptuous boasters. They will be abusive (blasphemous, scoffing), disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy and profane.
3 [They will be] without natural [human] affection (callous and inhuman), relentless (admitting of no truce or appeasement); [they will be] slanderers (false accusers, troublemakers), intemperate and loose in morals and conduct, uncontrolled and fierce, haters of good.
4 [They will be] treacherous [betrayers], rash, [and] inflated with self-conceit. [They will be] lovers of sensual pleasures and vain amusements more than and rather than lovers of God. 5 For [although] they hold a form of piety (true religion), they deny and reject and are strangers to the power of it [their conduct belies the genuineness of their profession]. Avoid [all] such people [turn away from them]. 6 For among them are those who worm their way into homes and captivate silly and weak-natured and spiritually dwarfed women, loaded down with [the burden of their] sins [and easily] swayed and led away by various evil desires and seductive impulses.
7 [These weak women will listen to anybody who will teach them]; they are forever inquiring and getting information, but are never able to arrive at a recognition and knowledge of the Truth. 8 Now just as Jannes and Jambres were hostile to and resisted Moses, so these men also are hostile to and oppose the Truth. They have depraved and distorted minds, and are reprobate and counterfeit and to be rejected as far as the faith is concerned [Exodus 7:11].
Normally our brother is not our enemy, the enemy of our souls that has hold of him is. But that enemy in this end times will have full rulership over many who will be used to persecute the true church. You must persevere in using your authority.
Found this story by looking for photos of big cats. [Big cats in dreams have for me always represented jezebel spirits]
If that roaring lion that goes about continually seeking whom he may devour finds us alone among the vineyards of the Philistines, where is our hope? Not in our heels, for he is swifter than we; not in our weapons, for we are naturally unarmed; not in our hands, which are weak and languishing; but in the Spirit of God, by whom we can do all things. “If God fights in us, who can resist us? There is a much stronger lion in us than against us.” Charles Spurgeon
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