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Prophetic word for today

Moon overshadowed

First posted: 7 January 2010

E-mailed: December 27, 2009

Word received: December 25, 2009

Word received by: (Anonymous)

 

{Dream}

 

First, I see a planet moving. I can see lines on the planet, as though it were covered with rivers. When it passes over the moon/sun (not sure, as it was [neither] brighter [nor] bigger than the moon), I tell people to look up. I look again and see a cluster of planets gathering together. They are close enough to where I can see details (about 4 times the size of [the] moon). I tell everyone to look, as the planets have moved together. I then look and see hundreds of planets circling around the earth. I tell everyone we need to get to the ocean, as there will be fire. There are things shooting to the ground. The planets go away (they cover half the earth) and then reappear. In front of them are [what seem to be] smaller particles. This time, as they come around, trees [and such] catch on fire. I start to go towards the beach with others and see a burning tree. Even though there is fire around, I am not hot.

 

 

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Planet River

The planet the dreamer saw at first seemed to be covered with rivers. This points to the remnant believers who are forging the manifestation of the River of God on Earth:

 

"1 Afterward he brought me again unto the door of the house; and, behold, waters issued out from under the threshold of the house eastward: for the forefront of the house stood toward the east, and the waters came down from under from the right side of the house, at the south side of the altar. 2 Then brought he me out of the way of the gate northward, and led me about the way without unto the utter gate by the way that looketh eastward; and, behold, there ran out waters on the right side. 3 And when the man that had the line in his hand went forth eastward, he measured a thousand cubits, and he brought me through the waters; the waters were to the ankles. 4 Again he measured a thousand, and brought me through the waters; the waters were to the knees. Again he measured a thousand, and brought me through; the waters were to the loins. 5 Afterward he measured a thousand; and it was a river that I could not pass over: for the waters were risen, waters to swim in, a river that could not be passed over. 6 And he said unto me, Son of man, hast thou seen this? Then he brought me, and caused me to return to the brink of the river. 7 Now when I had returned, behold, at the bank of the river were very many trees on the one side and on the other. 8 Then said he unto me, These waters issue out toward the east country, and go down into the desert, and go into the sea: which being brought forth into the sea, the waters shall be healed. 9 And it shall come to pass, that every thing that liveth, which moveth, whithersoever the rivers shall come, shall live: and there shall be a very great multitude of fish, because these waters shall come thither: for they shall be healed; and every thing shall live whither the river cometh. 10 And it shall come to pass, that the fishers shall stand upon it from Engedi even unto Eneglaim; they shall be a place to spread forth nets; their fish shall be according to their kinds, as the fish of the great sea, exceeding many. 11 But the miry places thereof and the marishes thereof shall not be healed; they shall be given to salt. 12 And by the river upon the bank thereof, on this side and on that side, shall grow all trees for meat, whose leaf shall not fade, neither shall the fruit thereof be consumed: it shall bring forth new fruit according to his months, because their waters they issued out of the sanctuary: and the fruit thereof shall be for meat, and the leaf thereof for medicine." (Ezekiel 47:1-12)

 

As we have studied before, the 4 river levels in the passage above point to the following:

  1. The ankles point to the apostolic ministry

  2. The knees point to the prophetic ministry

  3. The loins point to the evangelistic ministry

  4. The full-body level points to the manifestation of fully mature believers.

 

As can be seen, the first 3 levels point to the resurgence of the 3 "male" ministry anointings in God's people. Enabling the "male" spirit nature of God's people lays the groundwork for the 4th level, the all-encompassing presence of God. Therefore, we can say that the flow of the River of God implies the transformation of the Church from a "female-run" soulish institution into a "male-run" spiritual organism. As we have also studied before, when believers think of the "River of God", they think of church meetings filled with a great deal of emotional excitement and physical healings, without realising that the River of God is actually a move of the Spirit that comes to destroy everything in the Church that they hold near and dear to their hearts. The River of God does not come to "improve" the Church. It comes to destroy its matriarchal foundation, which involves the destruction of the unrighteous pastoral leadership that has constantly worked to stunt the spiritual growth of God's people; this stunting has been done through the institution of soulish paradigms that are in direct opposition to the Spirit of God's nature. The River of God does not come to bring "gooey" blessings and happiness. It does not come to "vindicate" the Church and solidify its standing in the world. It comes to humiliate the Church, to expose her for what she is: a failed and corrupt institution, a "whore" (Ezekiel 16, Revelation 17) that must be judged and destroyed (Revelation 19:2) rather than embellished and spruced up. Therefore, it is fitting that the Lord prompts Ezekiel to speak of the River of God after so many chapters in which He indicts His people for all of their abominations and whoredoms. Instead of congratulating His people (i.e.- the Church) prior to speaking of His River, God points out all the abominations that have caused His name to be profaned amongst the nations of the Earth (Ezekiel 36:23). Even so, the Church refuses to understand and accept God's assessment of her, leading the "faithful" amongst her to believe that the only thing keeping God's Glory from coming is "timing" and nothing else.

 

As we have also said before, the manifestation of God's River does not imply that "all places" will be restored. In the midst of the Lord's judgement cleansing, there will be places that will be declared as "areas beyond repair"; these places will be left to stand as "miry places" and "marshes" (Ezekiel 47:11), as perpetual signs of peoples who refused to be moulded by God's judgements and righteousness. These "places" are not just literal, geographical locations. They are also individual believers and cultural groups that will be left to languish in spiritual abandonment, like abhorred ghost towns with a perennially bad name.

 

The River of God begins to flow from the eastward threshold (Ezekiel 47:1). As we have said before, this implies that the River of God comes with the revelation of the death-causing Glory of God (Ezekiel 1:28, Daniel 8:17-18). This emphasises the fact that the coming of God's River is not laden with "happy tidings for all". Instead, it is laden with good news of vindication for the tribulated remnant (who already live under God's judgements) and very bad news of destruction for the stubborn Church that refuses to change. This explains why the book in the Bible that speaks most extensively about the "revelation of Jesus Christ" (Revelation 1:1) is the book most filled with "gloomy" judgements. Instead of painting a "happy and rosy-pink" picture, the book of Revelation paints a judgement-filled scenario. As Jesus Christ is revealed and the River of God begins to flow, the Church will not be "made happy" and given "its heart's desires". Instead, it will be fundamentally transformed from a matriarchal institution headed by an arrogant hierarchy to a Spirit-led Body whose Head is Christ. This is the transformation harbingered by the river-covered planet that appears at the start of the dream.

 

The galloping planet

When "the Planet River" passes over the dominant body in the heavenlies, the dreamer points out that she could not discern whether that body was the moon or the sun. This is because it was neither brighter nor bigger than the moon, yet its presence in the sky was imposing enough to appear like the sun. As we have said before, when the sun is contrasted with the moon, the sun generally points to the "male" spirit, whilst the moon points to the "female" soul. Therefore, the fact that the moon appeared to be like the sun speaks of how the matriarchal soul makes a deliberate effort to pass up for the "male" spirit in order to stay supreme. The matriarchal soul is generally successful in doing this because of the fact that both the soul and the spirit are invisible, which makes it very difficult to distinguish between the two for those who operate in the natural realm.

 

In the dream, the dreamer sees the Planet River passing over the fake sun. This speaks of a direct confrontation between the Planet and the fake sun, i.e.- the matriarchal moon. This points to the red horse of the Apocalypse, since the insignificant red-horse riders gallop into the institutionalised Church to question its paradigms in the wisdom of the Spirit. As the spiritual confrontation intensifies, the Lord's red-horse shout becomes louder and louder, and those within earshot are challenged to step out of Cain's covering and go out into the black-horse wilderness. This is when the planets of remnant believers begin to gather in the spiritual sky, which correlates with the "cluster of planets" that the dreamer saw shortly after seeing the Planet River pass over the matriarchal moon.

 

During the black-horse stage, believers are imparted with the "male" nature of God the Father, which means that they begin to develop the 3 "male" spiritual faces that remains undeveloped in most believers. Whereas moon-dominated believers operate mostly in the pastor-and-teacher Man Face, black-horse believers begin to develop the Lion Face of apostolic judgements, as well as the Eagle Face of prophetic flight. Because of their direct contact with the Father, the Ox Face of evangelistic conquest also begins to take shape as they prepare to leave the black-horse wilderness and launch into the conquest of the Promised Land. Therefore, we can safely say that, whilst moon-dominated believers are 1-faced, Spirit-led black-horse believers become 4-faced. This is the reason why the planets are 4 times the size of the moon in the dream.

 

As believers complete their black-horse stage and enter into the green-horse stage, they are called to make a radical sacrifice that takes them to Death and Sheol. This is when they begin to "establish contact" with the "cloud of witnesses" described in Hebrews 11 and 12. This is the reason why hundreds of planets come into view in the dream. This multitude of planets points to the cloud of martyrs who have already participated in green-horse sacrifice and who are waiting for the completion of all things.

 

As we have shared before, green-horse riders are the ones most intimately linked to the "sea". This is the spiritual reason why the dreamer begins to tell everyone in the dream that they must "get to the ocean". In doing so, the dreamer is calling everyone to embrace God's green-horse visitation instead of fighting it. Those who resist it are as the people who defended Korah (the green-horse's arch-nemesis) and who perished by fire under God's judgements (Numbers 16:35). This is why the dreamer also warns of "fire" for those who do not get to the ocean.

 

Once believers carry out their green-horse sacrifice, they briefly disappear from view, just as when the 2 witnesses in Revelation 11 vanish from the radar of those who kill them. This correlates with the brief disappearance of the planets in the dream. During their "disappearance", green-horse riders remain in 5th-seal hibernation. Even though they have done all that they can do, their job remains half complete, as they remain dependent on the will of others to complete the other half. This is the reason why the dreamer saw the hundreds of planets covering "half the earth" before they disappeared. Even though this disappearance may be "brief" in God's kairos watch, it may take a long, long while in the natural chronos timeline. As we have said before, God's prophetic kairos time can remain at a standstill for many years due to the indifference of believers, even as natural chronos time keeps on ticking relentlessly.

 

In a sense, you can, through your spiritual actions and sacrifice, cause the hand in the kairos watch to move halfway around, but it is up to others to cause the hand to complete the turn. After you have completed the green-horse stage, you are past the 4th seal of the Apocalypse, which is the "buckle" in the 7-seals belt. After you have reached the buckle, the halfway point, your fate on Earth is first in the hands of others, and then in the hands of God.

 

"12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. 13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand." (Ephesians 6:12-13)

 

The phrase "whole armour" in verse 13 above was translated from the Greek word panoplia, which is derived from the words pan meaning "all" and oplon meaning "instrument, weapon". The word pan has the connotation of something that covers all aspects of a thing, i.e.- something comprehensive. The word oplon has the connotation of an "offensive" weapon, as opposed to a defensive device such as an armour (and is translated as "weapon" in various passages); as a result, we can say that oplon is a "male" word in the sense of proactive projection (as opposed to a "female" word, which would be more receptive and passive in nature). Thus, we can conclude that panoplia (the "whole armour of God") speaks of a comprehensive impartation of the "male" Spirit nature of God. As we have studied before, the white horse comes to enable the 3 "male" ministry anointings in the believer's life, and, as we have also said before, the white horse is the "umbrella" under which the other 3 horses operate. Therefore, we can safely say that we put on the "whole armour of God" as we allow the 4 horses of the Apocalypse to gallop through our hearts. Ironically, as we are clothed with this comprehensive weaponry of God in the spirit realm, we become less clothed in the natural realm, to the point of dying as a naked, uncovered man hanging from a cross. As we become covered with God's "male" weaponry, we also begin to undress the enemy, to the point of eventually exposing him as nothing more than a naked emperor, a bald Korah who pretends to be a light-giving sun but who is nothing more than a light-reflecting moon.

 

Quantum vindication

As we said above, the planets' brief disappearance points to the believers' 5th-seal hibernation. This means that their reappearance is a figure of God's 6th-seal vindication. In the dream, they reappear with what appears to be "smaller particles" in front of them. These "smaller particles" point to the sub-atomic particles studied in quantum physics. As we have studied before, green-horse riders begin to operate at a higher spiritual dimension, a dimension ruled by "quantum physics" laws that go beyond the natural realm of "Newtonian physics" that most believers are comfortable in. This is because green-horse riders have made the quantum leap of faith and have crossed the light barrier by passing through the "eye of a needle" as pulverised believers. This is why the "smaller particles" appear in front of the planets as the 6th-seal vindication stage comes around, as a sign from God that He will vindicate them for being willing to be reduced to dust and operate at the fractal quantum level.

 

Eternal fire

In the dream, trees begin to catch fire as the 6th-seal vindication begins. As we have said before, trees are at times a figure of the human being's "improbable" but real potential for greatness. When you look at the seed of a Greenspire Linden tree, it would seem impossible that such a small thing has a 40- to 50-foot tall tree with a 30-35 ft. spread inside of it. In the same way, it is impossible to fathom how such a small and frail creature as the human being has the potential to be ehad (i.e.- One) with the Righteous, Eternal, and Sovereign God of Israel, yet, that is God's plan for mankind.

 

{We recommend that you read more on the Greenspire Linden tree at naturehills.com and wikipedia.org}

 

"30 I and my Father are one. 31 Then the Jews took up stones again to stone him. 32 Jesus answered them, Many good works have I shewed you from my Father; for which of those works do ye stone me? 33 The Jews answered him, saying, For a good work we stone thee not; but for blasphemy; and because that thou, being a man, makest thyself God. 34 Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods? 35 If he called them gods, unto whom the word of God came, and the scripture cannot be broken; 36 Say ye of him, whom the Father hath sanctified, and sent into the world, Thou blasphemest; because I said, I am the Son of God? 37 If I do not the works of my Father, believe me not. 38 But if I do, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him. 39 Therefore they sought again to take him: but he escaped out of their hand, 40 And went away again beyond Jordan into the place where John at first baptized; and there he abode." (John 10:30-40)

[Notice that, after His confrontation with the religious people who could not fathom that human beings and God could be One, Jesus "went beyond the Jordan", leaving the zealous unbelievers behind. Only believers who are willing to believe the immense greatness of man's calling can cross the Jordan and take the Promised Land.]

 

"18 As thou hast sent me into the world, even so have I also sent them into the world. 19 And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth. 20 Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word; 21 That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me. 22 And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one: 23 I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as thou hast loved me. " (John 17:18-23)

 

According to Scripture, God is Consuming Fire (Hebrews 12:29). Therefore, it is difficult to imagine how such an ephemeral creature as man could possibly be One with God and not be consumed as stubble in the fire, yet, that is God's dream for man:

 

"14 The sinners in Zion are afraid; fearfulness hath surprised the hypocrites. Who among us shall dwell with the devouring fire? who among us shall dwell with everlasting burnings? 15 He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil; 16 He shall dwell on high: his place of defence shall be the munitions of rocks: bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure. 17 Thine eyes shall see the king in his beauty: they shall behold the land that is very far off." (Isaiah 33:14-17)

 

It is ironic that the focus of believers in the matriarchal Church is to escape from the fires of hell, without realising that we were rescued from the fires of hell in order to walk towards the fearsome fire of God. God's true believers are not simply interested in escaping the burnings of hell; they want to dwell in the "everlasting burnings" of God's terrible fire (Hebrews 12:28). They long to abide in the consuming fire of God's nature without being consumed, just as (evangelist) Shadrach, (prophet) Meshach, and (apostle) Abednego did, and just like the burning bush that Moses beheld in the desert. This can only happen as we begin to share in God's very nature:

 

"23 And these three men, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, fell down bound into the midst of the burning fiery furnace. 24 Then Nebuchadnezzar the king was astonied, and rose up in haste, and spake, and said unto his counsellors, Did not we cast three men bound into the midst of the fire? They answered and said unto the king, True, O king. 25 He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, and they have no hurt; and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God." (Daniel 3:23-25)

[Notice how the "Son of God" nature in Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego was made manifest as they walked in the consuming fire. God's very nature flowing through them is how they were able to walk in the fire and thrive (instead of perishing as would be expected from feeble man).]

 

"2 And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed. 3 And Moses said, I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt." (Exodus 3:2-3)

 

In the dream, the dreamer had fire all around her, yet she was not hot. This is a figure of a believer who can stand in God's Consuming-Fire because he or she is sharing in God's very nature. Fire feels fine when it is standing around fire. The latter-rain revival comes to manifest a Church that is "fine" around God's Fire, a Church that is not afraid of God's consuming judgements, a Church that operates in the "male" Spirit nature of God, a Church full of believers manifesting the very Consuming-Fire nature of God Himself. When this happens, the Sons of God shall be made manifest (Romans 8:19-22), the River of God shall flow, and the matriarchal moon shall at last be overshadowed by the Sun of God.

 

Out of nowhere, the Lord prompted me to look up the lyrics for a song from the Irish group U2 entitled "One Tree Hill" (from the "Joshua Tree" album). I was familiar with the lyrics, but I had never sat down to meditate on them. Therefore, when I did so today, I was astounded at the spiritual message behind them, and I was even more astounded by how these lyrics relate to the dream above. If you have read this website frequently, you will probably see how these lyrics surprisingly correlate with many spiritual principles shared on this posting and other postings:

 

{Lyrics adapted from www.stlyrics.com}

 

We turn away to face the cold, enduring chill
As the day begs the night for mercy love
The sun's so bright it leaves no shadows
Only scars carved into stone
On the face of earth
The moon is up and over One Tree Hill
We see the sun go down in your eyes

 

You run like a river, on like a sea
You run like a river runs to the sea

 

And in the world a heart of darkness, a fire zone
Where poets speak their heart
Then bleed for it
Jara sang, his song a weapon
In the hands of One
You know his blood still cries
From the ground

 

It runs like a river runs to the sea
It runs like a river onto the sea

 

I don't believe in painted roses
Or bleeding hearts
While bullets rape the night of the merciful
I'll see you again
When the stars fall from the sky
And the moon has turned red
Over One Tree Hill

 

We run like a river
Run to the sea
We run like a river to the sea
And when it's raining
Raining hard
That's when the rain will
Break my heart

 

Raining ... raining ... raining in your heart
Raining in your heart
Raining ... raining to your heart
Raining, raining ... raining
Raining to your heart
Raining ... raining in your heart
Raining in your heart ...
To the sea

 

Oh great ocean
Oh great sea
Run to the ocean
Run to the sea