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Forever Faithful

Our time in Scotland was a flurry of unceasing activity and I barely had any time to stop and breath let alone write a blog.  It was a nice feeling being so involved with ministry that by the end of the day, we were exhausted.  So, I did not write anything while I was in Scotland, but my wife is amazing and somehow found time.  Now, we are at the next stop on our trip Newcastle, England, but I thought I would write a retro blog about two things while I had a little time to sit and reflect on our Awesome Father!

The first is that it was just a blessing to be in Scotland. We were welcomed in such a mighty way and never got a negative glance. We got to encourage, strengthen, and pray for so many people and this was not even a place we planned on coming.  At the beginning, God told us to look for the open doors and go there along the way.  This was such a wide open door that it did not even appear to have one.  It truly was a blessing to be in Scotland, and we know that God used us to bless many people.

While we were there, I got to share several times a message God gave me while we were landing in Edinburgh.  I did not get a prophetic vision like my wife (which she shared earlier in a blog titled Lighthouse of Life), but these two messages working together, hers and mine, blessed many people.  God spoke the word to me to remind the people of Scotland that He is Faithful!  The promises that He has spoken will come about, it just takes our faith and patient perseverance until it happens (Hebrews 6:12).  The people in Scotland have been praying the promises of God into existence for so long. We met so many small fiery prayers groups who were all contending for God to come and do a mighty work in their land.  How many years of prayer did it take for God to bring about freedom from slavery? How many were praying that this would be ended that we will never know or hear of?  These faithful prayers prepared the way for God to move mightily.  They are praying that God will send revival to their country and to Europe with the same fervor and expectation.

Just as I reminded the people of Scotland of the Faithfulness of God and the surety of His promises coming about, I want to mind you as well.  It seems that as we go throughout this life, the thorns of this world grow up and choke out the fruit from the promises God has made to us or given us through His Word.  The cares of this world, deceitfulness of riches, and pleasures of this life choke out the fruit that the promises of God wants to bring about in our lives.  Gods promises will always come about, but it depends on our continued faith and perseverance as to the timing and fruitfulness of these promises (Luke 8:14-15).

So, hold on to every promise of God as if your life depends on it, because it does. Never let the lack of seeing things happen hinder you from believing and praying that the promises of God will come about.  Trust and obey what God has said to you and never let anything else keep you from bearing the fruitful reward of His promises in your life!!!  Never accept any less than the very best, the promises of God being fulfilled completely in your life and the lives of all you are around!!!

Jeremiah, Man on Fire!!!

Gods Not Dead!!! He is ROARING like a LION!!!

We have been in New York City for about a week now and several things are becoming apparent.  First, it is much harder to blog than before, maybe because I am the one responsible to God for making sure we are being diligent in the ministry He has for us.  Second, I am responsible for my wife now when before it was just me.  However, I will continue to update you as often as I can about the happenings here.

First, I want to thank everyone who has been a part of praying for us and partnering with us in this way.  NYC is a good training ground for us before we head out into other countries, and it is amazing to see the level of demonic activity that is surrounding us.  Whether it is because we are on the scene or it is always like this, I do not know, but it is very evident that at least two of these instances were intended to cause us to fear.  We are not fearing, just pressing forward.

Also, things are not looking as I originally thought here, but we are still doing ministry.  Not the crazy awesomeness that I thought, but it is happening.  Please continue to pray that God would open the doors and that we would come to know more about our specific purpose here beyond ministering life and encouragement to my friend Zach.

I wanted to share with you two things that God spoke to me about NYC.  As the plane was landing last week, I began to pray for NYC and ask the Lord to reveal what was going on here.  He spoke to me that He was birthing Fire in NYC.  THis became very evident this week in many ways.  Bethel, JHOP, Hillsong, NAMB and many more amazing ministries have set their sights on bringing the gospel here.  Each of these are already setup and ministering in various ways.

The second thing was one morning, I woke up singing, “My God’s not Dead, He is surely alive. He’s living on the inside roaring like a lion!”  Many people may look at cities like NY and think that it is a godless depraved city.  However, God is not dead here!!!  He is roaring like a lion and waking up His people.  He is calling His children to rise up and take back this Gateway city.  When His people control the gateway cities to the nations, they are the ones letting in the glory of the Lord and keeping out the attack of the enemy.

I want to encourage you in your life that there may be situations, people, places where you feel that are godless and so far removed from God and are without Him.  He is not dead in that person, situation, or circumstance!!!  He is inside and roaring like a lion His truth and love.  Perhaps you are the one He wants to use to bring His truth and love to a situation!  Ask Holy Spirit if there is some way that He can use you to roar our His truth to the people, situations, and circumstances around you.  I bless you with this “My God is Not dead!  He is surely alive in You! He is living on the inside of You!  He is roaring like a Lion in and through You!!!  Let it out and roar the way You were designed to roar as a son or daughter of the Lion of Judah!!!

Preparing a Place for the Prophetic

Some questions have recently arisen about the last two posts that Katie and I talked about receiving vision from the Lord. The two visions that we described began out of something we referred to as Christian Imagination. I realize now that the wording may have been a little confusing. Maybe I should have referred to it as Inspired Prayer.  I hope that with a little explanation that everyone will understand and even take part in listening and hearing The Lord in a creative way!

In the Bible, God speaks many times in dreams and visions.  In fact, large portions of scripture are based almost solely on dreams and/or visions such as Ezekiel, Daniel or Revelation.  The basis for God speaking through vision is important when beginning to speak about Christian imagination. We see in Habakkuk (2:1) and Revelation (4:1) that both of the authors were actually looking for a vision. They were not waiting for God to bring one, but actually were looking and waiting for Him to speak through a vision.  John ended up writing a long portion about the vision he had following this experience. It seems that John actually prepared himself to receive a vision from the Lord and then participated in it as God brought it about.  Mark Virkler speaks about hearing God and uses Habakkuk to help us understand further. (http://www.cwgministries.org/our-message-in-8-minutes)  If we think about it, who made our imaginations? Who gives us our creativity? God is the creator of imagination and He speaks to us through images as we have already investigated.  I believe, as you do I am sure, that when we ask God to speak to us, He does.

This may be the most important thing to remember.  When we ask God to speak to us and look with our spiritual eyes to see what he wants to show us, we must believe that He will speak to us.  In John 5:19, Jesus Himself says that He only does what he sees the Father doing.  This is Him being open to see vision clearly and receive from Him.

I encourage you to take some time and ask the Lord to speak to you.  In tuning to the Spirit, sometimes it is helpful to jump start our creativity by imagining a picture and looking for Jesus in this picture.  I know for some people this may seem spooky or like a New Age type of thing.  However, I just want to remind you that the enemy cannot create anything.  The enemy is only able to pervert what God has created.  God created the prophetic and the enemy came in with psychics and palm readers trying to make himself like God. God made dancing and the enemy came in with sensual dirty dancing and perverted this holy act of worship.  In the same way, the enemy has tried to take our imaginations and creative side and turn it to something evil by hypnotism and trances and the like.  However, we know and have seen how God speaks when we ask Him to, and He has a track record of using dreams and visions.  Anything He speaks and says will build us up, encourage us, and strengthen us.  We test everything we see by the Word of God, and when they agree, we must listen and obey Him.

I encourage you to try an exercise.  Sit down with a pen and a piece of paper and ask God to speak to you.  Ask Him a simple question like “How much do you love me?”.  Then begin to write whatever comes into your mind until you are done.  Aftwerwards, go back and read over it and see if it is something that God would say to you.

This is a different post, but I thought it would be necessary and beneficial to you to explain how we were spoken to in these visions.  I pray that Holy Spirit will speak to you in ever increasing ways and perhaps use this as a tool to draw you into a deeper and closer relationship with Him.

Jeremiah, Man on Fire

Waiting to Begin

Since October of last year, God has been using us to start and strengthen a ministry that came to be known as Fire by Night.  After all the crazy adventures and growth that God had done in me last year, this was the only thing I truly felt free here in the US doing.  Door after door seemed to shut to everything I felt able and willing to do.  Fire by Night was the only thing that I saw God truly blessing.  Well that is not entirely true, but more to follow.  The vision of Fire by Night was birthed out of Friday Fires in England and India where God moved mightily as we met and let the Holy Spirit guide us.  When the church was first started, Paul said “Whenever you come together, each of you has a psalm, has a teaching, has a tongue, has a revelation, has an interpretation. Let all things be done for edification” (1 Corinthians 14:26).  This was a founding premise of Fire By Night that everyone who came together had something to share.  We have seen people of all generations gather and flow as the Holy Spirit gave them something to share.  Children as young as 3 were touched by the Lord to share something He had spoken to them.  Obviously, this was blessed by God and has continued successfully for almost a full year and will continue to do so for a long time!!!  Even during the times that we were waiting and “in between the rains” God was using us to build His Kingdom and preparing us for what lied ahead!!!  

I encourage you, that even in times of waiting and dryness, continue to serve the Lord in the way you know best, and He will use this to bring you to a place where you can serve Him powerfully in the times of fruitfulness!!!

The other thing that I saw God blessing mightily was my relationship with a beautiful woman of God!!!  He spoke to me that this was my main ministry at this time.  At the end of this month (Aug 25), I will truly become the most blessed man alive and will be celebrating the beginning of a grand adventure with my Beloved Katie!!!

As the time for our new life together approached, there was much difficulty in hearing God about what the next step for us would be.  God remained faithful, as He always does, and spoke to us clearly and overwhelmingly that He was leading us to “Go into all the world, to strengthen and encourage His church and bring Fire to the nations!!!”  He commanded us to go “With Haste!” and we desire to be totally obedient to Him.

As quickly as September 7th, we will be beginning our adventures that will literally take us around the world.  I have contacts through YWAM and my many adventures already, and God is leading us to visit many of them to strengthen and encourage them and pioneer their visions into actions.  We are asking that you would partner with us as we are obedient to Jesus just as He spoke to us to “Follow Me!!!”

Please partner with us in one or more ways:

First, please continually lift us up in prayer as we are truly living by faith.  We covet your prayer for provision, protection, and great fruitfulness as we seek to be completely obedient to the Lord!!!

Second, please follow our journey here and share our adventures and testimonies with your friends that God may get all of the glory He deserves!!!

Finally, if God is speaking to you to help fund His ministry as we partner with Him you will find an online donation link and an address where you can mail checks on the side of this page.

Please know that your partnership with us is greatly appreciated. Be blessed with a continual increase of Holy Spirit and Fire!!!

Jeremiah and Katie (Soon to Be) Gibson