The TV revivalists preach their hype. The kingdom teachers speak beautiful words. The worship leaders sing and play all night. The humdrum Sunday morning preachers please their seekers. They all build their castles and dream their dreams. The watchmen quietly watch, and the intercessors moan and groan. The prophets sell their wares of edification for the foolish.
Where are those who partake of the pure water from the throne of God?
Who will speak truth in love and roar the true heart of God?
Who will tell the people that they have strayed far from the place of holy union with God?
Who has a voice untainted by greed and immorality that can roar the truth from heaven?
Who will tell the people that your sins have separated you from your God, and your play has consumed you? Judgment is at the door, and the time is short. God’s love is jealous for you and will not leave you to sleep with your false and foolish gods. The roar of unleashed power will roll across the land.
Where are the mighty kings with lightening in their hands?
Who are these children dressed in battle array?
Where are the mighty men to stand in the way?
Why are the foolish leaders blind and weak?
Why is there no one of truth and love to speak?
Is there one who will boldly stand?
And roar as the Lion from heaven across the land?
The Spirit of God will lift up a STANDARD, a pure and holy standard directly from the fresh, pure clear waters of the well of Christ Jesus, the Holy One. Without even a trace or whiff of man’s corruption, the holy standard of God shall be lifted high among the people for all to see and be measured against.
“When the enemy comes in like a flood, The Spirit of the LORD will lift up a standard against him,” Isaiah 59:19.
Then men will no longer measure themselves against themselves and find one better than another. For even the best are corrupt, and the worst are defiled beyond measure. Yet, comparing themselves among themselves, they are found acceptable in their own sight.
Measuring corruption against corruption is utter foolishness and without value.
“For we dare not class ourselves or compare ourselves with those who commend themselves. But they, measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise,” 2 Corinthians 10:12.
The finest Christian religious institutions are tainted with corruption. Their pure waters from God are contaminated with man’s impurities.
The secular world has made standards in the midst of vile corruption. Ungodly laws are enforced with force that is contaminated with filth. Governments have lost the way of God and are attempting to outlaw God and legalize evil of every sort.
Secular media proclaims evil as good, violence as fun, and sexual perversion and immorality as a right for all people. While “Christian” media has made mockery of the purity and holiness of God by flowing streams of contaminated waters infested with greed and spiritual adultery.
The enemy is literally flooding our world, and nations are being swept away. Multitudes are ignorant of the reality of God and His kingdom. They have not yet seen or heard God’s true standard. When they see the standard of the pure and holy Kingdom of God will they receive it or decide to reject it and continue in their prideful foolishness?
This is not a time to try to clean up our act and do better. This is a time to go all the way to the core of pure and holy Christ Jesus’ life in us. Repentance for our worst sins will not fix our problem. This is a time for fall-on-your-face repentance for our whole lives. Repent for mixing our stuff in with the pure life stream from heaven.
God is not calling for more of what we have called good Christian living. He is not looking for more show-based conferences. At this time He is not reaching for more good preachers to maintain the flock.
God is calling for a multitude of mighty men and women of Christ washed in the blood, crucified with Christ, dressed in the pure white glory of Christ, without spot or blemish from the world. These will be men and women drinking from the well of the pure water of Christ Jesus and filled with the supernatural power and wisdom from heaven.
Holy sent ones speaking the oracles of God. Angels working with the sons of God thundering out words that impact like a lightning bolt from heaven. God is making His ministers a flame of fire to flow the supernatural powers of heaven to defeat the enemies of God and destroy every work of the devil.
“And of the angels He says: “Who makes His angels spirits And His ministers a flame of fire,” Hebrews 1:7.
A New Government
Instead of a government of the people, for the people, and by the people, the new government will be of God, for God and by God, in and among the people. Beyond the cataclysmic and apocalyptic events of the near future, the government of God (the Kingdom of God) will rule on earth.
The Spirit of Christ Jesus is beginning to manifest in the purified holy sons of God to cast down and overcome the enemy.
Sons of God arise to be made holy by drinking from the pure water of the well of Christ Jesus within. Receive the full measure of the Spirit of God to be made a flame of fire in the hand of God.
“Then I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, “Now salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of His Christ have come, for the accuser of our brethren, who accused them before our God day and night, has been cast down. And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death,” Revelation 12:10-11.
Let the dead bury the dead.
“Jesus said to him, “Let the dead bury their own dead, but you go and preach the Kingdom of God,” Luke 9:60.
“He who is unjust, let him be unjust still; he who is filthy, let him be filthy still; he who is righteous, let him be righteous still; he who is holy, let him be holy still,” Revelation 22:11.
“For judgment is without mercy to the one who has shown no mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment,” James 2:13.
Keep on pursuing love. It never fails and His kingdom never ends.
~ Ron McGatlin
First written in 2010
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|Ron McGatlin Ron has over 55 years of seeking to serve God in ministry and business. Barbara has served in pastoral and Christian education positions for over 10 years. They currently make their home in the foot hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina, USA. Ron has written 5 books on revival and the in-breaking kingdom and continues to write powerful apostolic/prophetic articles published weekly in the OpenHeaven.com Digest.|