Prophetic word for today
First posted: June 1, 2008
E-mailed: June 23, 2006
Word received by: Catha Miller
[Date and time of dream: ] Wednesday, May 24, 2006 4:30 AM
I had a dream about bronze shoes:
I saw a table filled with baby shoes that were bronze. There was a man taking them off the table and clipping them on baby strollers. As the man was clipping them on the strollers, I watched, and I heard a voice say, "This is where the Kennedy's get the wrong shoes", and, then, I woke up.
When I have dreams, I write them down, and I wait for the Holy Spirit to reveal them to me. God has a time for everything. I feel to send this to you at this time [June 23, 2006]. I know nothing about what the Lord is speaking here. I know very little about the Kennedy's, but there is something troubling me about this dream.
Shortly after I heard that US Senator Edward Kennedy had been taken to hospital, I began to perceive that the Lord was trying to say something in the middle of these news. That is when He reminded me of a dream we had received some time ago that mentioned the Kennedys. I then searched amongst old emails, and found the dream above. I then remembered that I was somewhat puzzled by this dream when I first read it, but, in light of the recent incidents regarding Ted Kennedy, the dream suddenly became clearer.
As we have studied before, "bronze" speaks of judgements that launch believers into new dimensions. These judgements are not punishment for "something wrong" that you have done, but, rather, they are purifying fire that come to deal with something that is yet to be completed in you. As human beings, we are called to grow and grow until we reach the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ (Ephesians 4:13). Even the Lord Jesus grew into completeness during His time on Earth (Hebrews 5:7-9), and we are called to grow into the completeness He fulfilled.
"Shoes" point to "walking", and, as we have studied before, walking speaks of authority to make judgements and to conquer. Therefore, the "bronze shoes" speak of judgements that develop our authority to make apostolic judgements and be evangelistic conquerors. The fact that the shoes were "baby shoes" emphasises the fact that these judgements are designed to make us grow from spiritual babyhood into full adulthood.
The fact that the man was clipping the bronze shoes on the "strollers", or "buggies", speaks of how ministers (represented by the "clipping man") can ruin God's work in people by not allowing judgements to achieve their true purpose. Matriarchal ministers are not interested in believers growing; they are comfortable with believers pushed about on buggies for life. The institutionalised Church's ministers are not interested in believers who walk in the apostolic and evangelistic authority of God. These "ministers" may understand the need for shoes, but they do not understand their purpose. Shoes are made for walking, not for sitting down on a buggy.
As we have said before, the evil spirit most directly related to misdirected judgements is the Jebusite spirit. Therefore, it is safe to say that the "clipper" man who took the bronze shoes and was clipping them on the buggies represents ministers under a strong Jebusite influence. Jebusites are "spiritual cripplers" who like to "clip" believers to permanent Perizzite lameness and babyhood. They are "threshers" who pressurise believers with burdensome judgements that may produce external piety but which yield no true spiritual transformation.
The catholic church is a religious institution infested with the Jebusite spirit of oppressive legalism, as can be testified by those who have studied in catholic schools. That is the reason why the catholic church is also infested with homosexual priests since, as we have studied before, the Jebusite spirit is key in producing homosexual behaviour. These homosexual priests prey on young children because the Jebusite spirit loves to beat down on the "little" people. As is well known, the Kennedy family is eminently catholic (due to their Irish background). Therefore, the message behind the dream is that there has been a Jebusite influence in the Kennedy family through the catholic church that has prevented that family fulfilling their God-given purpose, forcing them to go through harsh, bronze-style judgements without the growth benefits of such judgements.
"23Thou shalt also make a table of shittim wood: two cubits shall be the length thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half the height thereof. 24And thou shalt overlay it with pure gold, and make thereto a crown of gold round about. 25And thou shalt make unto it a border of an hand breadth round about, and thou shalt make a golden crown to the border thereof round about. 26And thou shalt make for it four rings of gold, and put the rings in the four corners that are on the four feet thereof. 27Over against the border shall the rings be for places of the staves to bear the table. 28And thou shalt make the staves of shittim wood, and overlay them with gold, that the table may be borne with them. 29And thou shalt make the dishes thereof, and spoons thereof, and covers thereof, and bowls thereof, to cover withal: of pure gold shalt thou make them. 30And thou shalt set upon the table shewbread before me alway." (Exodus 25:23-30)
Notice that the table was intended for bread to be placed on it. As we have studied before, bread points to emotions and to the prophetic anointing. Therefore, the table in the holy place was spiritually related to an impartation of the prophetic anointing. This is emphasised by the word "shewbread" used in Hebrews 9:2 above, which was translated from the Greek words artos (meaning "bread") and prothesis, meaning "purpose"; prothesis is derived from the prefix pro meaning "before, in front of" and the verb tithemi meaning "to set, establish, fix". Therefore, the word prothesis has the connotation of a vision you set before you in order to strive towards it. That vision then becomes your "guiding light", the parameter by which you evaluate whether you are moving in the right direction or not. That is the spiritual reason why the candlestick was on the table alongside the "shewbread".
The above certifies the fact that there has been a prophetic calling in the Kennedy family, a calling that has been constantly suppressed by the Jebusite influence that the Kennedy family continue to welcome into their midst. Because of this, the Kennedys have failed to walk into the next level, and Ted Kennedy is the prime example of that. As we have studied before, his brothers John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy were struck down in the brain through a Girgashite-Canaanite "curse door". Both of them were suddenly crippled to death as they strove to walk at a higher level. When Ted Kennedy's soul beheld this, he suddenly cowered away, for fear that seeking a higher level would cost him his life. He settled for a lower level of existence, a level that did not demand deep prophetic sacrifice. This is certified by the famous "Chappaquiddick incident" in 1969 where Ted Kennedy selfishly saved his own flesh and allowed a staff member to drown. It is also certified by the fact that he refused to run for President in 1972 and 1976, citing family concerns that he might also be assassinated; he eventually ran an opportunistic campaign for President in 1980, but only after the decade that had seen the death of his brothers was long gone, and only when he saw that the then incumbent Jimmy Carter was highly unpopular. The Chappaquiddick incident, however, was key to preventing him a successful run for the White House.
As we have said before, John F. Kennedy was eminently prophetic, and Robert F. Kennedy was eminently apostolic. The natural progression, therefore, was for Ted Kennedy to manifest the other "male" ministry anointing: the evangelistic anointing. This is certified by the fact that Ted Kennedy was his father Joseph Kennedy's favourite son. Evangelists are endowed with a natural charm that endears them to those around them. They have a "conquering anointing" that captures the hearts of those who come in contact with them. Even though all three Kennedy brothers had an impartation of the evangelistic anointing, it was Ted Kennedy who was given the greatest endowment. Just as evangelists are to build on the foundation of the apostolic and the prophetic, Ted Kennedy was supposed to have built on the apostolic foundation of his brother RFK and the prophetic foundation of his brother JFK to take his family and his country to a new level of spiritual conquest. However, as the Jebusite spirit in their family took the lives of his two older brothers (through "curse doors" that were left open by them), Ted Kennedy decided that a life of Girgashite conformity was safer; he chose a life as a Senator legislating behind closed doors over a more public life that involved stepping out on the forefront of society. This is the spiritual reason why he ended up developing cancer in the brain, since, as we have studied before, cancer is a Girgashite disease and the brain is the "centre of legislation" inside the body, i.e.- the physical place in the human body where laws and judgements are built.
On the day that it was announced that Ted Kennedy had brain cancer, the Lord began emphasising the word "brain" in my heart, reminding me that both JFK and RFK had been shot in the brain. Therefore, I was not surprised when I learnt of Ted Kennedy's brain cancer later that day. Since Ted Kennedy tried to hide in the cave of conformity to avoid the blows to the brain that struck his brothers from without, he was struck with a blow to the brain that came from within. As I went back to the prophetic word on the Kennedy curse that was posted on April 23, 2005, I was surprised to see that the Lord had had us use either the word "brain" or "brains" exactly 6 times. The number "6" points to temporal weakness, which in turn points to the Girgashite spirit (when used in a negative context). Considering that cancer is an eminently Girgashite disease, the 6 appearances of the word "brain" point to brain cancer.
As we have studied before, cancer also has a strong Jebusite component, which emphasises the Jebusite influence in the Kennedy family. Cancer also has a strong Amorite component, and, as we have said before, Amorites are evangelists gone bad, meaning that, of the 3 Kennedy brothers, the one with the greatest likelihood of developing cancer was Ted Kennedy, since he was the one with the strongest evangelistic calling.
In a spiritual sense, the 3 Kennedy brothers' blows to the brain point once again to the Jebusite spirit. Jebusites are quick to slap anyone who dares to exercise independent thinking. Their intent is to quench all fires of individual thought patterns so as to enforce the institutionalised way of thinking, with no regard for that thinking's true validity. "That is just the way it is around here, and that is the way it is going to stay" is one of the Jebusites' favourite mantras.
As news outlets began to talk about Ted Kennedy's medical condition, the Lord drew my attention in no uncertain way towards Ted Kennedy's limping. I had never noticed it before, and, as I became aware of it, the Lord immediately reminded me of Jacob's limp, which I had "coincidentally" talked about with another person a day earlier. As we have studied before, Jacob's limp came about as he struggled with the Lord to seize God's blessing for his life (Genesis 32:21-32). In other words, it came about as he finally seized the promise that was given to Abraham, and which both Abraham and Isaac had held on to throughout their lives. At that moment, Jacob was building on the work of (apostolic) Abraham and (prophetic) Isaac in order to finally "conquer" the promise, which led to the birth of "Israel" on Earth (Genesis 32:28). In the same way, Ted Kennedy was supposed to forge the birth of "Israel" within his family (and his nation), but, instead, he solidified their "spiritually crippled" status. Thus, Ted Kennedy's limp is not a sign of sacrificial progress into a new dimension (as was the case with Jacob), but rather a sign of a family that allowed its shoes to be clipped to pushchairs, enduring crippling bronze judgements that have taken the family nowhere.
Fellow believer, after I finished typing the words above, I felt that the Lord dropped a sudden bombshell into my heart. He said, "What you have said regarding the Kennedy family applies to the Irish people as a whole". Let him who has ears hear what the Lord is saying.