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URGENT: Syria on the Brink

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On April 5, 2018, the Lord placed a spirit of travail upon me, opening my eyes to the reality of the horrors that have been taking place in the nation of Syria over the past seven years and that have continued taking place even present day. The sorrow and pain in His heart for His children was so heavy that I was unable to bear the weight of it. He spoke an urgent word then which I shared my the post, Intervention for Syria.

I have been closely watching the events taking place in Syria and praying the word of the Lord forth. Early this morning while in prayer, He burdened me with a deep urgency to pray unlike other urgings that I have felt prior to. In this place of urgency, He spoke a cataclysmic word of the dire need for watchmen to arise and stand upon the walls in intercession for the nation and future of Syria.

The Word of the Lord came unto me saying,

Oh, Syria, I will not leave you broken, for I will restore you. The enemy has sifted you and tried to cast your life into the fire instead of your dead, lifeless, and fruitless parts. I have seen the sheer atrocities set upon you and indeed, I am and have been utterly displeased! I am sickened by the evil in man’s heart. With every life lost to the hands of evil, the enemy truly brings a holy righteous anger boiling forth from Me. I hear many crying out, “when will it end?!”, as the cries for justice burst forth from the blood-stained ground.

An assassination plot will be carried out against your heartless ‘leader’ and he will be removed, yes, plucked from his seat of power. Just when he thinks that he has it made, has taken control of you and is seated in his lush high place, I will rip his throne right out from under him; just as I did with Haman. His pride and greed has set him up in high places and his world will soon come crumbling down in a burning heap of rubble! Every stronghold that he has laid up for himself in high places will come crashing down around him.

I will use this time to break in and bring relief from the death, destruction, and decay that has rampantly spread throughout your land for far too long. BUT, YOU MUST PRAY, oh, Syria! This window of opportunity will be brief; and the enemy is a blood-sucking leech.

The battle in the unseen over your life is greater than the war that has ravaged your land and slaughtered your children. There is a great war over your very existence and the enemy is dead-set on continuing his campaign of death until nothing remains but ashes. YOU MUST PRAY with the urgency of Mordecai burning in your hearts, that the spirit of Esther would arise in this window of time.

The enemy’s runner-up in this edict of death is far more evil at heart that his predecessor; for he would seek to claim this throne illegitimately. Yes, he has been training up in the spirit of divination in the secret place awaiting his chance to take over. Even this man has been placing curses on Assad to get his opponent out of the way. As evil as the demonic influence has been within Assad, how much deeper the seed of evil that is in the heart of this Hazael.

Where Assad would seek to gain control of every square inch of your land, no matter the cost; Hazael would seek only utter decimation. Where Assad destroys indiscriminately; Hazael would annihilate with intentionality all of your weak and vulnerable ones to completely destroy your bloodline and wipe your future from existence. YOU MUST PRAY for Michael, My fiercest warrior to intervene with victory in this window and DO NOT HESITATE OR DELAY, for the enemy of your souls stands at your doorsteps!

Brothers and sisters, we absolutely cannot stand idly by any longer and think that just because these atrocities are being carried out on the other side of the globe that it does not affect us. Every single thing that takes place in the earth has a direct effect on the physical and spiritual present and future of creation.

No longer can we stand idly by in our pathetic apathy as Christians when the future of our Syrian family is in the hands of the enemy! If you look up pictures and read up on the news from this nation or any other nation in the world going through conflict and you find yourself numb and true compassion doesn’t engulf you to the point of beseeching the Lord for intervention and warring in the spirit, then you have allowed yourself to become so numb to the heart of the Father. You have allowed yourself to become separated from the reality of His design for us. It is time to awaken out of our spiritual slumber and step up to the plate. The enemy wants to keep us under spiritual anesthesia so that we are uncaring and unaware of the havoc he is wreaking in the earth.

We were created to shift and flow with Him, to partner with Him in what He is doing in the earth and in the heavenly realm. “To do nothing out of self-preservation is to be dead already.” This word is for Syria, but it is also for the Global Family of God. It is a call to come out of spiritual disconnect and to awaken to the reality that the power of the Kingdom of Heaven is within us. When we pray, we are releasing a thunderous sound into the supernatural realm that shakes demonic dominions, uproots unbreakable fortresses of darkness, and destroys the influence of the enemy in the earth!

Katie, Pure Fire of Yahweh

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The U.S. and Russia: A Preemptive Strike


 

This past Sunday during worship at church, the Lord began to give me a vision that at first was a bit cloudy to me. It began to form but I struggled to understand and see it clearly. It took me coming home and spending the next two days seeking the Lord for clarity of the vision to receive the fullness of it. Here it is:

 

I saw the nations of the U.S. and Russia appear from an aerial view position. Then I saw the faces of Trump and Putin appear over their nations. Afterward, I saw an exchange of missiles launched and flying over the ocean. I knew that Russia was launching attacks on the U.S. I heard the words, ‘preemptive strike’. Russia was full of pride and hate and I knew they were launching strikes in full confidence that they were in supreme power. But I felt that this strike would result in a failed attack because God’s hand of favor was upon the U.S.  The Russian missile was destroyed out over the ocean before it even reached the U.S.  I saw Putin freak out, yelling in anger at the defeat that had occurred. This was his attempt to weaken, decimate, and hinder the U.S. in a desperate attempt to gain control of an already lost situation. The power of the U.S. (and God’s power over it) is perceived as a great threat to Putin’s seat of global power. Most interesting is that the response missile on the U.S.’s behalf began to dissolve upon approach of the Russian borders. I sensed and felt that the Lord is using this brief reprieve as a warning and last grace given to Russia to give up fighting against what the Lord has established and turn to the Him. Every form of opposition to the Lord will have monumental impact as a whole. 

The Lord said, “I hate communism! There is not a single thing that I like about it. It is oppressive, I hate oppression. It is restrictive, I hate restrictions. It is destructive, I hate destruction. I bring freedom and life. The enemy is the bringer of communism. Russia, this is not about a power struggle between nations. This is not about who has more weapons or manpower. This is about what I long to do in the nations. Russia, you are hated and despised by many because of your evil heart and the corrupt actions that flow from it. 

Nevertheless, I love you and desire that you would turn from your wicked ways and return to Me. Open your hardened, closed off heart to Me and let Me come in to heal, reshape, and renew you. Make no mistake…if you do not take heed of My word and return to Me in brokenness and in repentance, your healing will not come. I have plans for you, Russia…great plans, if you would only give up your thirst for power and surrender to Me. I am not willing that any of My little ones perish. Open up your heart to Me, Russia.”

 

I began thinking about the words, ‘preemptive strike’ and what that could mean. I looked it up to get a clear understanding of its meaning and here is what I found: “a first strike attack with nuclear weapons carried out to destroy an enemy’s capacity to respond. A preemptive strike is based on the assumption that the enemy is planning an imminent attack.” Now, I do not believe that this meant that there is going to be an actual nuclear missile/war to take place. I believe it was an attack of some sort from Russia in an attempt to debilitate the U.S. and prevent any future possible offensive moves on the U.S.’s part. 

 

There have been many attempts on the Russian side to come against the U.S., the country with the greatest resources in the world right now. I believe that the Lord’s hand of favor is upon America right now. Putin is a dictator and has been leading his people far away from the Lord, siding with the evil one. His heart has been hardened and callous to the Lord and that is evident through his approval in the ban of sharing the Gospel within the borders of the nation. With the dissolution of the missile upon the Russian borders in my vision, I believe that this it is a sign of the grace of God to turn the heart of Russia back to Him. He gives grace upon grace, even when we do not deserve it. His love for Russia is deep and His pursuit unrelenting. 

 

Brothers and sisters, it is not time to freak out and get caught up in the news and media. It is not time to get caught up in theories, theologies, and opinions. It is also not time to become apathetic to the reality at hand. When we start feeling nothing towards the injustices and problems around the world, our hearts have become just as calloused as those who have turned from the Lord to follow other gods. When we fail to seek His heart for the circumstances being presented, we fail to be the sons and daughters we are called to be. It is time to stop hating Russia for the past, present, and future and realize that God loves Russia. He loves His creation and though His remnant remains, He longs to raise up burning ones among the nation to carry the Gospel with fervor and zeal to all nations. He wants the hearts of all in Russia, just as in every nation to turn to Him. Healing, restoration, and freedom comes when we realize our wickedness, turn to Him, and repent. 

 

Philippians‬ ‭1:28‬ ‭(AMP‬‬)

“And in no way be alarmed or intimidated [in anything] by your opponents, for such [constancy and fearlessness on your part] is a [clear] sign [a proof and a seal] for them of [their impending] destruction, but [a clear sign] for you of deliverance and salvation, and that too, from God.”

 

2 Chronicles‬ ‭7:13-15, 19-22‬ ‭(NLT)‬‬

“At times I might shut up the heavens so that no rain falls, or command grasshoppers to devour your crops, or send plagues among you. Then if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sins and restore their land. My eyes will be open and My ears attentive to every prayer made in this place. 

But if you or your descendants abandon Me and disobey the decrees and commands I have given you, and if you serve and worship other gods, then I will uproot the people from this land that I have given them. I will reject this Temple that I have made holy to honor My name. I will make it an object of mockery and ridicule among the nations. And though this Temple is impressive now, all who pass by will be appalled. They will ask, ‘Why did the Lord do such terrible things to this land and to this Temple?’ And the answer will be, ‘Because His people abandoned the Lord, the God of their ancestors, who brought them out of Egypt, and they worshiped other gods instead and bowed down to them. That is why He has brought all these disasters on them.’”

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Katie, Pure Fire of Yahweh

Intervention for Syria

Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad

While in prayer yesterday morning, the Lord began to press very heavily in my spirit the situation taking place in Syria. He then spoke a pertinent word about what will come:

 

“Every soul is precious to Me. For far too long, the enemy of your souls has invaded with intent to destroy, yes, completely obliterate you. The value of life means nothing to him, which is why he delights in going after the most innocent ones. 

The silence of the media to your injustice has not fallen to deaf ears. It has fallen upon the ears of My sons and daughters who have been warring on your behalf; and those prayers and petitions have arisen to My own ears, along with the cry of injustice. 

You are not forgotten, Syria! Many have cried out to Me to enter in and to intervene on your behalf. I AM justice! I have looked and seen the lack of justice for you and I AM stepping in. I am starting by removing the corruption in your governmental covering. The profit being made off of the souls of the nation for illegal purposes is coming to an end. Your leader, Bashar al-Assad sold his soul over to the devil long ago. He has led enough of his sheep to the slaughter. Enough is enough! Indeed, he will be removed from office and his campaign will cease. The hold he has possessed over you is coming to an end. 

Because the prayers and petitions of My righteous ones on your behalf have met My ears, I will bring in someone unexpected to lead you into a new era of renewal and rebuilding. The enemy intended to bring in someone far more evil and destructive but the bold ones seeking Me have triumphed in prayer over the enemy. He will be one who welcomes the aid of helping nations as they come to rebuild your homes. Yes, you will see your children coming back to you upon the horizon. From the farthest reaches of the earth they will return to you. 

No longer will you weep and mourn as you hold your lifeless babies in your arms. Yes, the tears will end. No more weeping, no more sorrow. Light will begin to sweep across your land to bring a new dawn of hope to you. Be amazed at what I do! There is nothing that can stop what I am doing. No power or principality can stand in the way. What was lost will return to you and in all these things, you will draw near to Me. Never forget that I draw near to the broken-hearted. And as you lean into Me, I draw even closer. Truly, Syria will be alive again! The brightness of your rising will be a beacon of hope to nations still stumbling in darkness. The darkness will not remain for much longer. Turn to Me and find all you need.”

 

Isaiah‬ ‭60:1-3‬ ‭(AMP)

“Arise [from spiritual depression to a new life], shine [be radiant with the glory and brilliance of the Lord]; for your light has come, and the glory and brilliance of the Lord has risen upon you. For in fact, darkness will cover the earth and deep darkness will cover the peoples; but the Lord will rise upon you [Jerusalem] and His glory and brilliance will be seen on you. Nations will come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your rising.”

 

Isaiah‬ ‭60:4-5‬ ‭(NLT‬‬)

“Look and see, for everyone is coming home! Your sons are coming from distant lands; your little daughters will be carried home. Your eyes will shine, and your heart will thrill with joy, for merchants from around the world will come to you. They will bring you the wealth of many lands.”

 

Isaiah‬ ‭60:15-18‬ ‭(NLT‬‬)

‭‭“Though you were once despised and hated, with no one traveling through you, I will make you beautiful forever, a joy to all generations. Powerful kings and mighty nations will satisfy your every need, as though you were a child nursing at the breast of a queen. You will know at last that I, the Lord, am your Savior and your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Israel. I will exchange your bronze for gold, your iron for silver, your wood for bronze, and your stones for iron. I will make peace your leader and righteousness your ruler. Violence will disappear from your land; the desolation and destruction of war will end. Salvation will surround you like city walls, and praise will be on the lips of all who enter there.”

Isaiah‬ ‭60:19-21‬ ‭(NLT‬‬)

“No longer will you need the sun to shine by day, nor the moon to give its light by night, for the Lord your God will be your everlasting light, and your God will be your glory. Your sun will never set; your moon will not go down. For the Lord will be your everlasting light. Your days of mourning will come to an end. All your people will be righteous. They will possess their land forever, for I will plant them there with my own hands in order to bring myself glory.”

Let us continue to pray that the Lord’s redemptive, restorative work will be done in Syria and that divine intervention will take place to eradicate the enemy strongholds in the land. Enough is enough with the innocent bloodshed. 

 

Katie, Pure Fire of Yahweh

Not Forsaken

Daily Encouragement –

Do you feel alone, broken down, and weary? Is there sin, darkness, and death all around you? Is the weight of the world pressing in and trying to crush you right now? 

Do not fear! I am with you! You are not forsaken! Even if the whole land was full of sin, darkness, and death and was trying to destroy you; I am with you! 

My power is with you not only to save and preserve you from destruction, but to raise you up and cause you to defeat every enemy that would rise against you. I will raise you up as a holy weapon of war to destroy all the sin, darkness, and death. I will use you to bring righteousness, light, and life!!! 

Come to Me and receive strength and power to break in to pieces every enemy attack. You will destroy the work of the enemy around you and build My Kingdom as you come and stand with Me. I love you My child!!!

Jeremiah 51:5 “For Israel is not forsaken, nor Judah, By his God, the Lord of hosts, Though their land was filled with sin against the Holy One of Israel.”

V. 20 “You are My battle-ax and weapons of war: For with you I will break the nation in pieces; With you I will destroy kingdoms;”

Jeremiah, Man on Fire!!!

Awaken All You People

Word of the Lord-

The enemy has been masquerading himself as an angel of unity and diversity but he is just trying to create a distraction while he sows seeds of division and hatred. Sadly, many eyes and hearts are being led astray, saved and unsaved alike. My Spirit is indeed moving in the midst of all of the unnecessary chaos to bring revelation and restoration. 

The enemy would like nothing more than to keep My children from going out and turning the world upside-down and bringing My love and fire to the nations. 

Many have become preoccupied with being entertained by feeble and folly things that bear no eternal fruit; all while souls are perishing into an eternity of hell apart from Me. Truly I tell you, being entertained by man-made distractions gains nothing, for you may very well not only be losing your own soul but the souls of many. There is greater joy when one sinner repents than of any and all of the entertainment that this world has to offer! 

Wake up you misled, lazy ones! The world, indeed, all of creation is awaiting your awakening! For those who will get over and get past all of the ways that the enemy is moving and wage war where it is due- not against each other but against the spirits at work to bring destruction and division. This is not an earthly war between man but a war of the supernatural. 

Where are the ones who would pray and stand against the evil taking place in the unseen realm? For My Spirit is at work in all of these things and the weapons at hand for those who will partner with Me are mighty in the pulling down of strongholds. Who will be bold enough to lay down their lives and join Me in this war where I win? 

Matthew‬ ‭10:34‬ ‭NLT‬‬

“Don’t imagine that I came to bring peace to the earth! I came not to bring peace, but a sword.”

‭‭2 Corinthians‬ ‭10:3-6‬ ‭NLT‬‬

“We are human, but we don’t wage war as humans do. We use God’s mighty weapons, not worldly weapons, to knock down the strongholds of human reasoning and to destroy false arguments. We destroy every proud obstacle that keeps people from knowing God. We capture their rebellious thoughts and teach them to obey Christ. And after you have become fully obedient, we will punish everyone who remains disobedient.”

Matthew 10:7-8‬ ‭AMP‬‬

“And as you go, preach, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand.’ Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out demons. Freely you have received, freely give.”

Katie, Pure Fire of Yahweh

Kosovo, An Open Door – Video Update #7

Due to lack of good internet, we are just now able to upload the video from our time in Kosovo. God opened a door for us in the nation of Kosovo!  We were able to partner with Him in His ministry there, praying for the people who were in war less than 15 years ago, missionaries sent there to teach the children, a missionary recently diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, and our friends, Liz and Sam, who were called to be missionaries there.  We also got the opportunity to do an interview for Christian-focused online magazine, Awaken Magazine!

The Multiplication of Thanksgiving

Well, plans are ever changing here.  The Indian culture is a culture of change, and this becomes more evident every day.  We will be leaving tomorrow for Dharamapuri instead of today.  Knowing that we might not have an opportunity to use internet again for a while, I wanted to share what happened this weekend.

Friday, we got the privilege to go and preach at a small Fasting-Prayer gathering once again, and God supernaturally changed what I was going to preach and gave me a brand new word that combined the Parable of the Sower with John 15. This was a very powerful word that touched the people there greatly, and I know it was from the Lord, because I can hardly remember what I even spoke about.

Saturday, we went with Pastor Binny once again to a girls college in Kolar where they were having a Thanksgiving meeting.  It is the end of the year and everyone has taken their exams and are getting ready to head home for their summer break.  They had gathered to thank the Lord and give testimony about everything God had done this school year.  It was amazing to hear the testimonies about how God had raised up a prayer community in the group and by the end of the school year everyone was a part of it.  There was testimonies of divine healings, provision, and so much more.  Katie got the opportunity to share about the ministry and journey that God is taking us on and even had some spontaneous preaching.

Jeremiah preaching to college

Later, I was given the chance to speak about giving thanks.  Pastor Binny told me on the way that I was to share about this topic.  I spent the hour on the way to the college asking the Lord what He would have me share about giving thanks.  God brought to mind a passage of scripture and gave me some important revelation about thanking Him. This is what I want to share with you.

Most of us are familiar with the passage of the feeding of the five thousand found in the gospels.  In John 6:1-13, Jesus sees that need of the people and is more than willing to respond.  However, He wants to partner with the Apostles in meeting this need.  All the Apostles see is an unsolvable problem and such a small portion of food that they see no way that they can bring resolution to this problem.  “Jesus took the loaves, and when He had given thanks He distributed them… and likewise the fish, as much as they wanted”(John 6:11) and there were 12 baskets left over.  Five thousand men, as well as women and children, benefited from the blessing of thankfulness.

Jesus feeding 5,000

In our world, it is so easy to see the needs and the problems.  We are overwhelmed by these things in our daily news and it seem impossible for us to do anything to change it.  How can we end abortion, stop sex trafficking, stop wars, bring governmental reform, feed the hungry, end sickness…?  When we think of the the problems, we are placing our eyes on ourselves and our circumstances.  What can I do?  However, when we bring the smallest ability and blessing to the Lord and give thanks for it, He cannot help but multiply it!!! Thanking God takes our eyes off of ourselves and our problems, and places them upon Him.  When our eyes are on Him, we begin to see things from the heavenly perspective and the impossible things become the reality that God intended them to be!!!  It is by giving thanks to God in the small and great, that the gates of heaven are opened to pour out even more blessings of abundance upon us.  God will always multiply what we have if we thank Him for it!  It comes from Him and is for His glory, and when we recognize this, He will give us more!!! 

How have you been thankful to the Lord?  

Are you thanking Him for the smallest of blessings?  

Are you giving him thanks and glory or are you taking it for yourself?

Ask Holy Spirit to reveal all the blessing of the Lord in your life.  As you recognize these things, give Him thanks.  In the giving of thanks, the blessings we have are revealed because our focus is changed.  Our focus is no longer selfish and on us, but we focus on the person of Jesus and all He has done.  Unthankfulness is selfishness.  In any area where you have been selfish and focused on your own problems in unthankfulness, ask for forgiveness.  Ask Holy Spirit to change your focus to one of a thankful heart.  Ask Him to help you to be thankful in all things.  His blessings will flow more freely as thankfulness is released in your heart!!!  I bless you with a thankful heart that brings forth an abundance of blessing in order that God may receive all the glory!!!

Jeremiah, Man on Fire!!!