The last two weeks of January, 2018, I’d been studying almost exclusively in the book of Ephesians. Several times during this period, in the wee hours of the morning, I’d awakened to hear the Lord say,
“Rise up and sit with Me, My Beloved!”
Every time I heard this, my heart filled with excitement and anticipation at the thought of taking my seat in Christ at the right hand of the Father! As Ephesians chapters 1 & 2 (along with other verses) make clear, Jesus has been given all power and authority and now sits at the right hand of the Father. He is far above every principality, power, might, and dominion, and every name that is named.
And the Father has made us alive together with Christ, and raised us up to sit together in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus (Eph. 2:4-6). Jesus said He has given His power and authority to the Church. But the Church has yet to take that seat in the heavenly realm, and has failed to exercise the very power and authority given Her.
On January 31st, after again hearing the Lord tell me to rise and sit with Him, I began praying and enquiring about the various trials and spiritual battles of late that I and other brothers and sisters are experiencing. The intensity has been at a level I’ve never experienced, and I knew I wasn’t walking fully in the power and authority given by Jesus. As I cried before Him, suddenly the Lord said loudly,
“ALL HELL WILL COME AGAINST YOU!”
This was said with such urgency, it shook me to my core. Continue Reading >>>