Last night, as He has done recently, The LORD came to me with both Words and Vision.
As a friend heard — and I subsequently also heard — “I want My House back!”
It was loud — it was firm — The LORD was obviously not looking for a discussion. Rather, like a General addressing the Troops, He was giving us His Agenda — and expected results!
Then this morning, I heard, this time just by me, “I AM taking My Church by storm!”
This is a slightly unusual thing to hear, so I pressed in for more. Here is what I heard and saw last night and today.
When Jesus cleared the temple, in John 2:13-17, He spoke about His Father’s House being a ‘House of Prayer and a den of thieves’, and He took The House back by storm — using nothing but a His Authority and a whip!
I saw a great shaking coming upon the modern Temple, The Church, and I saw The LORD taking His House back — by storm.
Church, there is a new storm coming — it’s ‘clean up time’ and The LORD is bringing a new ‘whip’ with which He will clear the sin from His House!
No more will ‘commerce’ exist within The Church.
No longer will it be a place of entertainment!
The Church shall be what it was always intended to be — a Holy House — a place where The LORD is revered and respected rather than a place of community and fellowship where God is coincidental to the business model it has devolved into!
Prayer has always been the ‘engine room’ of The Church, but it has always been a ‘weak, two stroke lawn mower engine where a powerful V8 tractor engine is needed’.
Incidentally, this explains much about the condition of The Church in these times!
The LORD is planting seeds of Love —The Love of Prayer — back in His Church!
There will be an urgency to start 24/7 prayer rooms where people can come to pray and where, usually, a prayer team is always on duty.
I see daily intercessor groups’ Prayer Meetings being raised in importance, making a place for God’s Glory to manifest, and I see us carrying The Glory from the Prayer Meeting into every Service or Meeting!
Daily church-life will equate to our daily lives — even young families will have or find the time for prayer together.
In short, I see The Church coming to its knees to worship The LORD — in Prayer!
Yes, PRAYER IS WORSHIP, and everyone will join in the soaking/ worship/ listening to God for His “Word for the Day”!
I see His Presence bringing Healing, Prophecy and Encouragement on a scale never before experienced by The Church, as The LORD cleans it, sifts it, and prepares it first for revival, then as His Bride.
I Love it, and I, for one, cannot wait to be used as part of The LORD’s end-time Remnant Church.
Oh HALLELUJAH, HALLELUJAH, HALLELUJAH \o/
Now the Passover of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. And He found in the temple those who sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the money changers doing business. When He had made a whip of cords, He drove them all out of the temple, with the sheep and the oxen, and poured out the changers’ money and overturned the tables. And He said to those who sold doves, “Take these things away! Do not make My Father’s house a house of merchandise!” Then His disciples remembered that it was written, “Zeal for Your house has eaten Me up.” John 2:13-17
~ Chris G. Bennett
Chris Bennett came to salvation in 1962 but didn’t begin ministry until 2007 — a late-comer! Now mandated by The LORD to prophesy and open old wells of revival in the U.K., but especially in Wales. He has also operated Healing Rooms, and worked with deliverance teams, all with his wife, Linda. Happily now doing whatever The LORD asks of them! Founder, with wife Linda, of their ministry The Upper Room Encounter.