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So You Desire Revival?

  • What are you presenting before the throne of God on the altar of your heart?

    What is the condition of the ALTAR OF YOUR HEART?

    Does worldly desire smother the fire of Godly desire or is the altar of your heart ablaze and burning with the living flame of Holy Spirit passion toward GOD?

    Romans 5:5 And hope does not make us ashamed, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit given to us.

    Through a divine encounter, God the Father asked me "how can My love be shed abroad in your heart by My Holy Spirit if your heart is so filled with other desires"

    Then God showed me a cup and asked - "how can one fill a cup when it's already full?"

    Repentance brings revival and causes a person to be awakened by the fire of the love of God. Revival means TO BRING TO LIFE BY FIRE. If you want the fire of Godly love to consume your heart's desire then you must present yourself as a living sacrifice. You must be willing to sacrifice the desires and the things that interfere with you being wholly devoted to the Lord. If you desire to be raised up by the high love of God that will cause your heart to soar on the winds of the Holy Spirit like a majestic eagle then my friend you must be willing to let go of everything that keeps your heart bound to desires of this world. You must allow the living sword of truth according to Hebrews 4:12 to do Holy Spirit surgery deep within you to sanctify your heart and bring your desires into the agreement with God's love that produces freedom.

    We choose to stay bound to the lower fallen corrupted desires of our sinful flesh or we can cry out to be set free and to rise into the glorious ecstasy of God's holy love.

    Galatians 6:7 Do not be deceived, God is not mocked. For whatever a man sows, that he also will reap. 8 For he sowing to his flesh will reap corruption from the flesh. But he sowing to the Spirit will reap life everlasting from the Spirit.

    1 Corinthians 3:9 For we are laborers together with God: you are God's husbandry, you are God's building.10 According to the grace of God which is given to me, as a wise master builder, I have laid the foundation, and another builds thereon. But let every man take heed how he builds thereupon. 11 For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.12 Now if any man build on this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble, 13 Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is.14 If any man's work abide which he has built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.15 If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.16 Know you not that you are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?17 If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple you are.

    Priests dwell and worship in temples and the condition, the desire and the passion of your heart are always laid bare and completely exposed before the God who sees all. Nothing can escape His holy gaze and the desires of your heart are revealed by the things that you pursue. As the Father said to me; "find the deepest desire of any man and you shall discover his god".

    We are as Christians, who follow Christ, called to a life of worship through which we learn to offer up sacrifices to the God who is a consuming fire who always answers and burns up the sacrifices of demonstrated love through abandonment by His holy fire. Ezekiel 1: 26 And above the firmament that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone: and on the likeness of the throne was the likeness as the appearance of a man above on it. 27 And I saw as the color of amber, as the appearance of fire round about within it, from the appearance of his loins even upward, and from the appearance of his loins even downward, I saw as it were the appearance of fire, and it had brightness round about.

    If you desire to live in the revival of Holy Spirit fire then become a living sacrifice unto God. God is a life-giving Spirit who wants to awaken the hearts of His people through the burning fire of His passion. He is the most passionate lover and His passion and desire to dwell in the living temple that you are were demonstrated when He sacrificed up His Son on the altar of His cross. Jesus said to me in a moment of intimacy and worship that true love requires sacrifice but most people are opposed to this call of being wholly abandoned to the God whose deepest desire it is to capture the hearts of His children.

    Do we even begin to understand or appreciate the sufferings of Christ Jesus through which God proved and demonstrated His love, His cry and His desire for intimacy?

    We must understand that the goal of our pursuit of God is to be brought to that high holy abandoned level where we are made one with the love that God is. It's a place of such fulfilled desire where nothing else matters because your peace and contentment are found only in Him.

    O it is a secret place, it is a holy place where the level of intimacy with your Beloved is so sacred and so complete that only you and God can enjoy and understand the language and communion of such devotion and oneness. It is a place where your surrendered heart is consumed, satisfied and burned up and sustained by the all-satisfying love of Divinity.

    The scripture in Psalm 91 explains this high, hidden and holy place through the poetic words of David as it says; 1 He that dwells in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. 2 I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. 3 Surely he shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. 4 He shall cover you with his feathers, and under his wings shall you trust: his truth shall be your shield and buckler. 5 You shall not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flies by day; 6 Nor for the pestilence that walks in darkness; nor for the destruction that wastes at noonday. 7 A thousand shall fall at your side, and ten thousand at your right hand; but it shall not come near you. 8 Only with your eyes shall you behold and see the reward of the wicked. 9 Because you have made the LORD, which is my refuge, even the most High, your habitation; 10 There shall no evil befall you, neither shall any plague come near your dwelling. 11 For he shall give his angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways.12 They shall bear you up in their hands, lest you dash your foot against a stone. 13 You shall tread on the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shall you trample under feet. 14 Because he has set his love on me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he has known my
    name. 15 He shall call on me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honor him.16 With long life will I satisfy him, and show him my salvation.

    Psalm 91 describes a place, a high and a holy and a hidden place in God. It speaks of a place where only the devoted abandoned to God love slaves may enter. It is a place that can only be entered into by sacrifice. Remember that Jesus came to preach His kingdom Gospel. The word kingdom when we break it open means KING-DOM, THE PLACE WHERE THE KING IN HIS DOMINION REIGNS OVER EVERY PART OF YOUR LIFE AND OVER EVERY DESIRE OF YOUR HEART. It is a place where you find yourself conquered by Divine love, in other words, His realm where He dwells behind the veil of carnal, worldly, sinful and fleshly desire. The realm of the holiness of God where nothing unclean may enter. The realm of God where the Lord the Holy Spirit has brought you into by the way of the cross through a sacrificed life. We are called by God to become kings and priests, a people who became a holy nation of kingdom dwellers through self-abandonment by embracing the call of the cross not carnal self-centred full of worldly desire and fleshly pursuit religious churchgoers whose only knowledge of God is through the sermons of their pastors.

    The Lord Jesus Christ said to me that you are called as a king and priest which means a king reigns and a priest offers up sacrifices. Then He explained the deeper real revelation of what God is saying and calling us unto through His pure gospel. You cannot be seated with Me in heavenly places in a reigning position if you have not first offered yourself up unto God as a priest. We need to understand the Lamb and the Lion ministry of Christ if we desire to enter the realm of the overcomers. He was very clear when He said in Revelation 3:21 To him that overcomes will I grant to sit with me in My throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with My Father in his throne.

    How did Jesus manage to overcome?

    God speaks: You shall note that it was the Lion of the tribe of Judah who prevailed to open the seven-sealed book (Rev. 5:5), yet it was a Lamb who took the book, or scroll, from the hand of Him that sat on the throne and opened the seals thereof (Rev. 5:6-7, 6:1). What does this portray? It portrays the truth of Jesus' ministry as King-priest (Heb. 5:10, 7:1-2). As a priest, He is the Lamb of God who gave Himself as the perfect sacrifice on the cross and who ever lives to make intercession for the redeemed (Heb. 7:25-27). As a King, He is the Lion of the tribe of Judah who reigns on the throne of David (Isa. 9:6-7, Luke 1:31-33). Now, during this dispensation of redemption, His Lamb ministry predominates; that is why He is seen as a Lamb (Rev. 5:6). But as the present dispensation draws to a close, and the seals of judgment are opened to bring to an end the misrule of man, it is the Lion ministry that begins to prevail; for Jesus, the King begins to actively take over that which is rightfully His. He begins to exert the power and authority which was given to Him after His resurrection (Matt. 28:18), in such a way as to completely eliminate the usurpation of Satan-controlled man, and exercise His own right as King.

    It is during the end-time period of the seals and the trumpets that forces of judgment are set in motion, so that man's civilization will utterly collapse, and thus finally it becomes fulfilled that ‘the kingdoms of this world have become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of His Christ, and he shall reign for the eons.' (Rev. 11:15). The lion nature of Jesus' ruling authority must be made manifest, and this begins to prevail as the seals are opened, but it does not completely predominate until all rival rule and authority have been put down. First, His Lamb ministry of redemption must be completely fulfilled for the present age, even though His Lion ministry of Kingship begins to come to the fore.

    This, my people, must also be the pattern in your own lives. First, you must fulfill the pattern of the Lamb. You must learn submission, meekness, sacrifice, and willingness to hear and follow the voice of the Shepherd (John 10:27), or you will never enter the Lion ministry of joint rulership with Christ. If you are fully yielded and prepared as a Lamb, then you shall come forth in that end-time ministry of power, boldness, and authority which is symbolized by the Lion.

    The fact that the Lion of the tribe of Judah has begun to exercise His prerogatives will be manifested on the earth, not only by judgments upon man's civilization, but also by the bringing forth of a people who shall enter into spiritual realms of 'ruling with Christ' that no people have ever experienced before, and which shall cause a spiritual 'shaking' and revival unprecedented in human history. Great shall be the glory, power, and dominion which shall be shown forth by a people who have first come into the fullness of the Lamb nature of full submission, and then are moved into the Lion ministry of the Lord's end-time glorious church.

    This hidden secret place of the Most High can only be entered into through a life of sacrifice but most are offended by the price that love requires because pure devotion, abandonment, and consecration to God is blocked and ruled out by so many contrary desires. Every Christian must realize that their choices in this life effect their eternal position in the kingdom of the God to whom we are all supposed to become subjects. If you are one who rebelliously persist in your own ways and who wants to serve God on your own terms then my friend I fear for you because rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft which means a rebellious heart is blinded and enslaved by the sorceries of carnal desire that steals eternal reward and honor with God and destroys destinies.

    If your desire is to answer the upward call of God in Christ and if it is your intense desire to enter into a victorious rulership position with the risen Savior, God, High Priest and King of the tribe of Judah then I admonish you this day to head the following call from the throne of the Majesty on high. Jesus said to me that you can only reign in life as a king to the level that you have sacrificed yourself unto God as a priest. A king can only reign over that which he has conquered and we learn and are raised up to do this as we yield our lives to God in total submission and obedience. God said to me that if Satan cannot steal your salvation then be sure that he will steal your eternal crown by causing you to live for yourself.

    2 Chronicles 7: 13 If I shut up heaven that there be no rain, or if I command the locusts to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among My people;14 If My people, which are called by My name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land. 15 Now My eyes shall be open, and My ears attentive to the prayer that is made in this place. 16 For now have I chosen and sanctified this house, that My name may be there for ever: and My eyes and My heart shall be there perpetually. 17 And as for you, if you will walk before Me, as David your father walked, and do according to all that I have commanded you, and shall observe My statutes and My judgments; 18 Then will I establish the throne of your kingdom, according as I have covenanted with David your father, saying, There shall not fail you a man to be ruler in Israel.19 But if you turn away, and forsake My statutes and My commandments, which I have set before you, and shall go and serve other gods, and worship them;20 Then will I pluck them up by the roots out of My land which I have given them; and this house, which I have sanctified for My name, will I cast out of my sight, and will make it to be a proverb and a byword among all nations. 21 And this house, which is high, shall be an astonishment to every one that passes by it; so that he shall say, Why has the LORD done thus to this land, and to this house?22 And it shall be answered, Because they forsook the LORD God of their fathers, which brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, and laid hold on other gods, and worshipped them, and served them: therefore has he brought all this evil on them.

    So to understand the golden sacred key in the kingdom of God and in the realm of His dominion by which we experience and live in constant personal revival, you must be willing to become a living sacrifice because as God clearly said to me; "MY FIRE WILL FALL WHERE THE SACRIFICE WAS MADE"

    Romans 12 I beseech you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. 2 And be not conformed to this world: but be you transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

    1 Peter 2

    1 Why laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, all evil speakings, 2 As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that you may grow thereby: 3 If so be you have tasted that the Lord is gracious. 4 To whom coming, as to a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious, 5 You also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ. 6 Why also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Sion a chief corner stone, elect, precious: and he that believes on him shall not be confounded. 7 To you therefore which believe he is precious: but to them which be disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed, the same is made the head of the corner, 8 And a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offense, even to them which stumble at the word, being disobedient: whereunto also they were appointed. 9 But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a peculiar people; that you should show forth the praises of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvelous light; 10 Which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy. 11 Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul; 12 Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of His visitation.

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Julie Schneider
Julie Schneider

Empty my cup, Lord, that I might be filled with you...and only you! Amazing and inspiring word!

April 25, 2017