August 2, 2020

Hope for the Nation – Part 3

[Recently, Anthony and Melissa Medina of Hopefires International interviewed me on their broadcast on the subject of hope for America. We continue this series beginning on 7/31/20.]

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I see the Church today as being where we were in the 1960s when the Charismatic Movement and the Jesus Movement began. Minus the pandemic, similar things were happening. There was great unrest. There was a previous wave of the Civil Rights Movement. There was a disillusioned young generation doing exactly what they are doing now. They were rioting, burning buildings, and taking over campuses. It was a bad time. Yet, God used it to awaken. He used it to get people out of a state of slumber. He got their attention and the Church began to cry out to Him. I believe that’s where we are now.

I think the reset will continue for the rest of this year. I think the warfare will be great, especially through the elections. I think we are going to need to persevere through the season. We can’t get distracted by the pandemic or by anything else that satan is doing right now. He’s trying to bring discouragement so he can change God’s timing. We see this pattern in Daniel 7. If he can change the times and seasons by discouraging the Church, then he can stop what God wants to do. We’re not going to let that happen. 

We’re not going to let the media tell us that we are losing. We can’t be afraid that the turnaround is going to stop. It’s not going to stop! God is recalibrating our nation. He’s recalibrating the Church. There is a reset taking place. I believe by the end of this year we are going to see what God’s plan was through the whole thing, and we’re going to be moving into a full-fledged revival.

“Do you not know? Have you not heard? The LORD is an eternal God, the creator of the whole earth. He does not get tired or weary; there is no limit to his wisdom.” (Isaiah 40:28; NET)

Give Him 15 minutes in prayer:

  • Call the Church to become fully awake! He who calls us never slumbers or sleeps, but watches over us to deliver! Partner with Him!
  • Focus this season on what God is doing more than what the enemy is doing. Satan is on the defensive and is trying to stop what God is doing. Intercede for God’s plans to be successful!
  • What area does God have you watching over? Is it government, education, media, or some other area? Bind the enemy’s attacks against God’s purposes for America in the area you are called to pray.
  • Read Isaiah 40:28 and pray, “God, You are ever watchful over us. Nothing is a surprise to You! Please give us Your wisdom in how to pray. Grant our God-fearing governing leaders your wisdom on how to lead us through this to victory!”
  • Spend a few minutes crying out to the Lord for another Jesus Movement and a Third Great Awakening!

A prayer you can pray:

Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, we call for you to fully wake up! Prepare yourself and take your place on the wall on intercession in the place the Lord has given you influence and anointing in prayer. Lord, we fix our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Finisher of our faith. Open the eyes of our spirit to see what You are doing in the earth. Let us believe the prophets and prosper. You are working! That is why the enemy is so active. He sees that he is about to lose his grip on this nation. He is trying ever harder to hold his ground, but we believe Your plan is different. Those of us engaged in this spiritual battle won’t give him an inch of territory! [Intercede for the area you know you’re called to pray into—Family, Religion, Government, Business, Arts and Entertainment, Media, or Education.]

Isaiah 40:28 says, “Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is an eternal God, the Creator of the whole earth. He does not get tired or weary; there is no limit to His wisdom.” God, You are ever watchful over us. Nothing is a surprise to You! Please give us Your wisdom in how to pray. Grant our God-fearing, governing leaders your wisdom on how to lead us through this to victory! We need another Jesus Movement, sweeping another generation into the Kingdom in great numbers! We need a new breed of apostles, prophets, teachers, and pastors to disciple all those the evangelists are leading to Christ. Hundreds of thousands, tens of millions! This surely is the beginning of a Third Great Awakening. Let the lost be saved, the sick healed, the oppressed go free, and let society shift and change to align with Your Kingdom principles, in Jesus’ name. Amen.

Today’s decree:

We are moving into a full-fledged revival!

Learn more about Anthony and Melissa Medina and Hopefires International here.

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