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Prophetic word for today (p.i.)

Darkness over the coliseum

First preliminary posting: September 13, 2006

E-mailed: February 18, 2005

Word received by: Marcella

 

I dreamed I was in a huge coliseum full of so many peoples ... so crowded. I was praying for the people. In the middle of the prayer, a line was formed only of young people. As I started to pray for them, all the lights went out --- complete darkness, so thick --- and I knew I had to exit quickly. As I was running from the top of the coliseum down, I couldn't see where I was going. I could only hear my footsteps loud. I was shocked. I was running down steps in the dark, and I didn't fall or slip. As I got near the door, I knew it was about to close.

 

 

Our brief comments

 

Fellow believer, I am stunned at God's awesome greatness!!! In the last posting prior to this one, the Lord led us (without us planning it) to share on the "thick darkness" that He dwells in. A few hours before we finished that posting, the Lord suddenly spoke to my heart and said, "The coliseum dream is next". I said, "OK, Lord". As I was pasting that dream from its original e-mail onto this webpage, I was surprised to read the phrase "complete darkness, so thick". I now understand why the Lord wanted this dream to be next. As you can see, it was sent to us 572 days (some 19 months) ago, but it now turns out that this dream was a spiritual complement to a word we would post 571 days later!!! How were we supposed to know? Praised be the Lord God of Israel! This dream is also a spiritual complement to the "Turban threat" dream posted 23 days ago, 549 days after this dream was emailed to us. Fellow believer, something is brewing in the air!

 

{Fellow believer, there are threads in this dream that have been left unexplored or partially explored. We pray that you will follow up on these threads. If the Lord shares something with you regarding this dream, please let us know. Thank you.}

 

This dream has several elements to consider:

 

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The "huge coliseum" correlates with the "huge stadium" shown to sister Chelsea Brown in the "Turban threat" dream. As we said before, the "huge coliseum" in this dream and the "huge stadium" in sister Chelsea's dream immediately reminded me of the "Los Angeles Coliseum". As we have said before, Los Angeles (L.A.) is the stronghold of Latin American (L.A.) influence in America. The name "Los Angeles" also points to the "angels" worshipped by the American Church, i.e.- the "ministers" whose cadavers the Church is too afraid to remove.

 

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At the beginning of the dream, sister Marcella was praying for people, meaning that she was ministering to them. This speaks of an impartation of "ministerial grace", which points to the black horse of the Apocalypse, since it is at the black-horse stage that we receive an impartation of "ministerial grace" from God. From the dream's description, it can be inferred that the dream took place at night, which speaks of the "darkness of outer space". As we saw in the previous posting, the lonely wilderness of black-horse impartation is equivalent to the "outer space" that lies outside the Earth's gravitational pull.

 

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The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum has two life-sized headless bronze statues at the front. As we have said before, "bronze" in Scripture is a figure of God's "formative" judgments. Therefore, these headless statues point to the "Goliaths" who are killed and decapitated by the invisible judgments of black-horse David.

 

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The line of young people that formed in the middle of the prayer points to the green-horse army of young buccaneers that must rise up once the black horse has killed Goliath.

 

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When the lights went out, sister Marcella and everyone at the coliseum went from a position of "strength" to one of "weakness". Therefore, it points to the transition from "5" (the strength of "ministerial grace") to "6" (weakness and vulnerability). As we have shared before, it is impossible to make the transition from the black-horse stage to the green-horse stage without the willingness to become vulnerable. After exercising ministerial grace for 3 and a half years, the Lord Jesus knew at the Garden of Gethsemane that it was time for Him to become utterly vulnerable (Matthew 26:36-46). He knew that He had the "ministerial grace" to call 12 legions of angels that would have easily rescued Him from His captors the night of His betrayal (Matthew 26:53), but He knew that it was time for Him to become vulnerable in order to draw "Korah" unto Him. As a green-horse rider, He was now to accept being shackled, killed and taken all the way down to Sheol. It was only by descending to the lowest point that His journey would be completed.

 

As we said above, the line of young people points to the formation of God's green-horse army, meaning that a transition towards the green horse became necessary. This is the spiritual reason why the lights went out at that precise moment.

 

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After the lights went out, sister Marcella describes the ensuing darkness as "complete darkness, so thick". As we shared in the previous posting, those who are unwilling to recognize the "dark side" of the anointing cannot enter into the green-horse stage. Those who only want the "bright and cheery" side of the anointing -- the side of miracles and healings -- will not be willing to make the transition and cross the Jordan into the Promised Land. You must accept the God who "dwells in thick darkness" to complete your spiritual journey.

 

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After the coliseum became enveloped in thick darkness, sister Marcella knew that it was time to exit quickly. This means that she understood that it was time to make a spiritual "transition". She knew that the "black-horse coliseum" stage where you exercise "ministerial grace" was over, and that it was time to make a "green-horse descent".

 

Sister Marcella's hasty exit also points to the Israelites' hasty exit from Egypt:

 

"Thou shalt eat no leavened bread with it; seven days shalt thou eat unleavened bread therewith, even the bread of affliction; for thou camest forth out of the land of Egypt in haste: that thou mayest remember the day when thou camest forth out of the land of Egypt all the days of thy life" (Deuteronomy 16:3)

 

After 9 judgment plagues, Pharaoh had been exposed as a weak, mortal man who was powerless against the invisible judgments of God. After the wave of black-horse judgments that had come against him, Pharaoh was now a "bald Korah", but, in typical Korah fashion, he was too stubborn to recognize the nakedness of his matriarchal soul. This prompted the 10th plague, a green-horse plague of "Death and Sheol" that filled Egypt with an atmosphere of Sheol lamentation as the Egyptian firstborns were mercilessly killed by God:

 

"And Pharaoh rose up in the night, he, and all his servants, and all the Egyptians; and there was a great cry in Egypt; for there was not a house where there was not one dead" (Exodus 12:30)

 

Even though it was a night of liberation for the Israelites, it was a bitter night of death and darkness for them as well.

 

"5Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male of the first year: ye shall take it out from the sheep, or from the goats: 6And ye shall keep it up until the fourteenth day of the same month: and the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it in the evening. 7And they shall take of the blood, and strike it on the two side posts and on the upper door post of the houses, wherein they shall eat it. 8And they shall eat the flesh in that night, roast with fire, and unleavened bread; and with bitter herbs they shall eat it." (Exodus 12:5-8)

 

That night, the Israelites were to remain in their homes, meaning that their homes turned into "Sheol Paradise-caves" where they awaited their liberation. That night, the Israelites became fully acquainted with the "dark side" of God's visitation. It was a night of merciless death and emotional devastation throughout Egypt. It was not a night of "happy lights" and "earthly blessings".

 

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Sister Marcella ran "from the top of the coliseum down", which speaks of the descent of green-horse riders to Sheol.

 

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Sister Marcella could not see where she was stepping as she descended. This means that she was spiritually "walking on water". She was acting in a faith that transcended natural limitations. As we have said before, America did not make the transition from her black-horse stage to her green-horse stage because she became a land of "doubting Thomases". Those in the American Church who were on the edge of the river Jordan were unwilling to do anything that was "too crazy". Because they chose to "err on the side of caution", their safety bunker became a cautious pit of aborted dreams. When you enter your green-horse stage, you must be willing to act as a "crazy fractal believer" who cannot live "conditioned to not make mistakes". You must be willing to act in utter abandonment as you step out into totally uncharted and "unwritten" spiritual land.

 

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As sister Marcella got near the door, she "knew it was about to close". This speaks of the sense of "pregnant urgency" borne by God's green-horse riders. As spiritual watchmen (as Issachars who discern the times and seasons of God --- 1 Chronicles 12:32), God's green-horse riders are strongly aware of the kairos doors of opportunity in the spirit realm, and they know that these doors must be taken advantage of quickly, because they last but for a short season.

 

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Through no deliberate intention of our own, this dream is being posted exactly 572 days after it was emailed to us. The number "572" is equal to 52 times 11. The number "11" speaks of God's purifying judgments, and the number "52" speaks of the death sacrifice of people who are forced to go through (otherwise) unnecessary suffering on account of the stubborn negligence of others. As we have said before, the UK and Europe were forced to pay an otherwise unnecessary spiritual price because of America's turtle-like negligence in 2005. Therefore, the number "572" speaks of how God's green-horse remnant was forced to flee America, spiritually speaking, because she was an unwelcoming host to God's green-horse visitation. His remnant has been forced to go through renewed suffering that would have been unnecessary had America reacted to God's call ("52"), and, because of this, a dark cloud of turban judgments ("11") looms in the horizon over the "American Coliseum" that was not interested in knowing the "dark side" of God's visitation.

 

"19My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you, 20I desire to be present with you now, and to change my voice; for I stand in doubt of you." (Galatians 4:19-20)

[The phrase "stand in doubt" at the end of verse 20 was translated from the Greek verb aporeo, which literally means "to be without resources, not to know which way to turn, to be in straits". In a prophetic sense, this points to the "Detroit" straits that God's remnant was left in in America. When God did His preliminary visitation to America in human weakness, He found a closed door and was left as a young man who did not know where to turn.]

 

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We felt the "pregnant urgency" to post this dream today (September 13, 2006), because we understood that the "spiritual door" for posting this word closed today. Had we posted it tomorrow (September 14, 2006), it would have been 573 days after the dream was emailed to us. The number "573" equals 191 times 3. Without us realizing it until today, the Lord had us mention the number "191" exactly 22 times in the prophetic word titled "Flight 358". The number "22" speaks of the spiritual civil war decreed by God over America due to its half-heartedness, and, as we saw when we studied "Flight 191", the number "191" speaks of "disaster" against those who refused to move forward at God's prompting. Without us even recalling it, the Lord also had us briefly mentioning the number "191" in the prophetic word "The 8 terrorists". From all of the above, we can say that the number "573" (191 times 3) represents the terror-causing disasters that God will unleash against a half-hearted America that thought that God was OK with a "2 out of 3" surrender (i.e.- a red- and black-surrender, but not a green-horse surrender).

 

Those who leave the "American Coliseum" (and are represented by the number "572") will not face the number "573". Those who stay behind will face the "573" disaster unleashed by God's civil-war decree against America.

 

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The word "Coliseum" (or "Colosseum") refers to the ancient Coliseum in Rome. According to wikipedia.org, the Colosseum's construction began in the year 72 A.D. under the rule of Emperor Vesparian, and was completed in the year 80 A.D. After the Colosseum's first 2 years of operation, Vesparian's younger son ordered the construction of the "hypogeum", a series of underground tunnels in the Colosseum that were used to house animals and slaves. According to wikipedia.org, the word "hypogeum" literally means "below the earth", which spiritually points to "Sheol". This means that, on the Colosseum's 3rd year of operation, it was necessary for the Colosseum to have a "Sheol". In the same way, those who want to enter into the stage of the green horse (the 3rd horse starting from the red horse) must be willing to accept a descent to Sheol in order to complete their spiritual process in God. America was unwilling to accept the green horse, and God shall judge her for it.

 

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According to wikipedia.org, the name "Colosseum" (or "Coliseum") is believed to have been derived from the "colossus", a 40-meter or 130-foot bronze statue of Nero that once stood near the Colosseum's site. This giant statue was built by Nero in honor of himself. Since Nero fell in "ill repute", Nero's successors changed the statue so that it would no longer honor Nero but Apollo, the "sun god". Therefore, the "colossus" speaks of the Nero-like "Korah"s who have been exposed before all as "spiritually deluded" leaders whose minds are not operating in the righteous judgments of God. This happens as God unleashes His black-horse judgments against them. Thus, those who stay in the "Coliseum" are those who choose to stick with the Korah "colossus", even after he has been beheaded by black-horse David and exposed as a mere mortal with no true backing from God above.

 

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The number "52" mentioned above also points to the "Pothole 52" that believers fall into when they follow Korah to the end.

 

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The darkness left behind by sister Marcella as she left the (L.A.) Coliseum is spiritually related to the "Latin dark night" that the Lord had us write about in November 2005.

 

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According to wikipedia.org, there is a famous theater in London known as the "Coliseum Theatre", which opened in 1904, the year of the Welsh revival that eventually hit America in 1906 (in the famous Azusa street revival of California). There is a prophetic significance behind this.