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Brittany

First posted: January 27, 2006

Last updated: August 22, 2006

 

Question

{This question came in on December 25, 2005}

 

The Green Bay Packers are to play The Chicago Bears today 12/25/2005. The Chicago Bears' colors are blue and orange. I believe they have played with black uniforms in the past. When they played the Minnesota Vikings in the past, they called it the "Black and Blue game".

 

The condition of the Green Bay Packers, [it] appears, is in an injured state. They have many injuries, and are rated the underdog from the media. The other color of the Packers is yellow. The Bears may have to play the Seattle Seahawks to decide who goes to the Super Bowl. The color of the Seahawks' uniform is a darker green than the Packers.


My question is: In what way are these NFL playoff games related prophetically to the Green and Black Horses?

 

Answer

A relevant game

As we have said in previous posts, all human activity in the natural realm is affected by the spirit realm, and God encodes many messages in events around us that appear to have little significance to the natural eye. I personally had little interest in watching the game mentioned in the question. But, for lack of "something better" on TV, I was, in a sense, forced to watch it. That xmas 2005 day, my heart was filled with an awareness that something significant was transpiring in the spirit realm. It was the third day since December 23, 2005, which, as we have said before, was the first day of a spiritual decree declared by God in the spirit realm against the Church in America. Therefore, I knew in my knower that the NFL game that God was forcing me to watch had tremendous spiritual relevance. As I watched that game, that spiritual relevance became evident. The fact that the visitor took the time to write to us and ask us about that specific game was even more confirmation from the Lord that a relevant message was encoded in it.

 

In order to understand the spiritual underpinnings of the xmas 2005 game between Green Bay and Chicago, we must see the individual meaning of the spiritual "players" in that game.

 

Da bears

The NFL's Bears play for the city of Chicago, Illinois in the USA. As we have said before, even though there are remnant believers in Illinois (and throughout the United States), Illinois (as an "entity") --- and Chicago in particular --- is a spiritual stronghold of the pastoral matriarchy in America. Therefore, the Chicago Bears represented the "pastoral matriarchy" in the xmas game against the Packers.

 

As we have said before, "bears" (when taken in a negative sense) are a figure in Scripture of Amorite spirits supported by left-handed Hittite and Canaanite influences. Therefore, the Chicago "Bears" are a figure of how pastors in the American Church have struggled to maintain their Amorite kingship over God's people, acting like "terrorizing bears" to silence their enemies, and as "adorable cubs" to win over those who are easily swayed by Canaanite sentimentalism.

 

The Green Bay Packers

As we have said before, the color "green" is related to the prophetic spirit. Therefore, the name "Green Bay" is a figure of a pastoral "safe haven" for the prophetic remnant in America. The name "Packers" comes from the fact that the team was initially sponsored by a packing company in Wisconsin. Therefore, the name "Packers" represents the "blue-collar" and "gloriless" nature of God's prophetic remnant, which does not seek after human glory, and which does not back the authority of its word on human titles (John 5:43-46). This means that the game between the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears represented God's effort to forge a spiritual "safe haven" in America that would allow His prophetic remnant to take root and grow within the American Church. This spiritual struggle involved fighting the pastoral matriarchy, which is doing everything in its power to prevent the remnant from having a safe haven in America.

 

The Green Bay Packers were an American football powerhouse during the 1960s. But, after the retirement of their head coach Vince Lombardi, the Green Bay franchise went into decline, and it did not become a great football team again until the 1990s. Under the leadership of head coach Mike Holmgren and quarterback Brett Favre, they were able to win a Super Bowl (Super Bowl 31) in 1997 after 29 long years of futility. They reached the Super Bowl again the next year, but they lost to John Elway and the Broncos. After the 1998-99 season, Mike Holmgren left to coach the Seattle Seahawks. The Packers remained a successful football team, but the "dynasty momentum" they had built during the Holmgren years faded away. They consistently reached the playoffs, but would lose in the early rounds, and they have not made it back to the Conference Championship game since the 1997-98 season.

 

This year, the Packers went 4-12, their worst record since 1991, when they were also 4-12, one year before Mike Holmgren helped to turn the franchise around. This season, they were devastated by injuries to their offensive players, which brought to bear the lack of talent depth in the Packers' squad. The Packers organization was unable to build up a pool of fresh new talent to replace the players who left the team after their successful run in the mid 1990s, forcing a perennially injured Brett Favre to carry the weight of the offensive attack on his shoulders. After the organization had lifted itself up from perennial mediocrity, they were back to where they had started. The gains they had made during the 1990s have slowly withered away.

 

{You can read more information about the Green Bay Packers at wikipedia.org}

 

This slow decline, which was somehow masked by relative success in recent seasons, became brutally evident during this 2005 season. As we have said before, the summer of 2005 was slated to be the time when God's prophetic remnant would become fully manifested in America, marking the beginning of a mighty spiritual revival in the U.S. The 6 years prior to 2005 (1999-2004) were to be "groundwork years" that would lead to the beginning of a mighty harvest that would stretch for 7 years (2005 through 2011) setting things up for a revival of global proportions in 2012 that would use the Olympics in New York as its launching pad. Just as with the Packers, however, the years 1999-2004 were years of relative success in the spirit realm for the Church in America, and things seemed to be geared up for a spiritual reformation that would redo the Church from the inside out. However, there were underlying spiritual issues that were eating away at God's work, spiritual bacteria that were being ignored but were eating away at the framework being built. And, just as with the 2005 injury-riddled Packers, this "eating away" inside the Church became brutally evident in 2005. The Green Bay Packers' 2005 failure is a figure of how America allowed the remnant's "safe haven" to be consumed by the enemy. The remnant spirit flew over America, looking for that safe haven, but it didn't find it, so it was forced to go elsewhere.

 

Brett Favre alone in Brittany

Brett Favre has been playing for the Packers throughout most of his career, and he has been one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. Besides being known for his "shotgun" arm, he is also known for his gritty determination and courageous heart. Therefore, as I watched him and the Packers lose to the Bears, I was gripped by a sense of sorrow. It was sad for me to see a great player such as Brett Favre ending his career like that. His current situation with the Packers shows that one great player does not make for a winning team if that player has no support from his teammates. Brett Favre is a figure of how the Church in America left the remnant believers to fend for themselves, with little or no support. No amount of individual effort and "self-sacrifice" will bring a revival in America if there are no believers who are willing and able to act as bridges so that God may walk into the Church in America and regenerate it. Some believers are willing but not able to act as bridges, and other believers are able but not willing. This is why the revival in America has been delayed. It is now time for the remnant spirit to "leave" (figuratively and/or literally) for some 3-and-a-half years while God deals with America. To "remain and fight" under the current circumstances would be as futile as Brett Favre's solitary efforts in Green Bay, and they would amount to "spiritual suicide". Not even Yeshua was willing to "stay and fight" in Gadara when the people of that county organized themselves against Him. Instead of staying, He left them and "crossed over" to the other side (Matthew 8:33-9:1).

 

According to a name-meaning website, the name "Brett" literally means "a Breton", i.e.- an inhabitant of Brittany. According to wikipedia.org, Brittany is a province in France that lies right across the English Channel from Britain. Brittany literally means "little Britain", which differentiates it from "Great Britain". Brittany got its name from the wave of British people and culture that moved to France during the Romans' and the Anglo-Saxons' conquests of Britain. Brittany has strong influences from the Celtic culture, and one of its two local languages (Breton) is a Celtic language very similar to Welsh.

Brittany is therefore a mixture of the British and the French cultures. It represents a middle ground between the U.K. and France. As we have shared before, Britain has a strong apostolic impartation of judgments, and it shall be the outpost from which revival will sweep across all of Europe. On the other hand, France has a remnant of faithful believers, and she shall see the glory of God in the latter-days, for it has prophetic seeds that have yet to germinate. However, France, as an "entity", is still gripped by the Girgashite-Amorite spirit of Cain; it has a religious and institutional spirit that is very resistant to the move of God. Therefore, the name "Brett" (which points to Brittany) speaks of a remnant that has chosen to compromise its "British" apostolic judgment nature in order to settle down in a "French" atmosphere that is systematically hostile to it. When a remnant believer does that, he is committing "spiritual suicide".

The xmas 2005 game between the Packers and the Bears ended with Brett Favre throwing an interception. I vividly remember the Chicago player getting up from the ground after intercepting the pass and turning his back on the TV camera as he celebrated with his teammates near the sidelines. This allowed the camera to have a full shot of his jersey number: 46. When I saw that number, I perceived a strong spiritual message coming through the TV screen, as if God were saying:

The Church in America allowed the number "46" to prevail

 

As we have said before, the number "46" represents the Church's effort to have the latter-rain revival in an atmosphere where the prophetic remnant is subdued under the pastoral matriarchy's system. In other words, the number "46" represents the pastors' efforts to have revival without losing their "kingship" over the Church.

 

The number "46" contrasts with the number "44", which (as we have said before) emphasizes the manifestation of our 4 spiritual faces without allowing the pastor/teacher "man" face to predominate over the other 3 faces. The number "44" also speaks of an intercessory remnant that prays for the manifestation of a mighty spiritual nation of believers (Psalm 44), and it speaks of a priestly remnant that does not fall for the "abomination of desolation" (Ezekiel 44:10-16, Mark 13:14-16). Therefore, it is no coincidence that Brett Favre wore the number "4". Brett Favre was a "44" fighting against a matriarchal "46" Chicago system that organized itself against him, and he had little support around him to counter that resistance.

 

"Small" Brett Favre

On a personal level, difficult things have been happening in the life of Brett Favre:

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His father, Irvin Favre, passed away during a freak car accident on December 21, 2003, when he ran into a ditch in their home state of Mississippi. He died of a heart attack during the accident.

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After that, his brother-in-law died in an all-terrain vehicle accident on Favre's Mississippi property.

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After that, his wife Deanna was diagnosed with breast cancer. Thankfully, she has made progress, and she is expected to make a full recovery.

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After that, hurricane Katrina destroyed his family's home in Mississippi.

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After that, his grandmother, Izella French, suffered a stroke.

 

There is a spiritual reason for all this heartache:

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Through the loss of his father, Brett Favre experienced fatherlessness.

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Through the disease of his wife, Brett Favre experienced "widower-hood". This was reinforced by the sudden death of his wife's brother, which in a sense, was as a "death" for his own wife. According to a December 27, 2004 news report on giants.com, his wife's cancer diagnosis came just one week after his brother-in-law's death.

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Through the loss of his home, Brett Favre experienced the "wandering rootlessness" of a foreigner. This was reinforced by the stroke to his grandmother, who is a figure of the French roots in his family's past; foreigners are people forced to break with family and cultural attachments from the past. His brother-in-law's death also points to Brett Favre experiencing "foreignness". As a brother in Christ pointed out to us via e-mail, the loss of his brother-in-law can also be seen as the loss of a "brother", and foreigners are people who are forced to live as strangers among people with whom they have no natural fraternal bond.

 

Therefore, Brett Favre has been forced to experience the 3 facets of remnant "smallness" portrayed in Jeremiah 7:6 and throughout Scripture. God has plans for him, and, in the latter days, those plans shall be fully manifested, for he has found grace in the eyes of the Lord.

 

It is worth noting that, according to the giants.com report mentioned above, the father-in-law of Brett Favre's Packer teammate Donald Driver also died in Mississippi in December, 2004, some two months after the death of Favre's brother-in-law. As indicated in that report, a great deal of personal tragedies hit the Packers towards the end of 2004, including the death of Reggie White. The suffering of God's green-horse remnant was being prophetically reflected in the suffering of the Green Bay Packers.

 

{You can read more about Brett Favre at wikipedia.org}
 

xmas 2005

The fact that the game was played exactly on xmas day 2005 also has prophetic significance. As we have shared before, xmas season 2005 marked a period in which the Church in America was busy with its religious activities and with reasserting its meaningless religious traditions, unaware of the spiritual battle going on in the heavenlies. While God was decreeing green-horse judgments against her, America was going on with "business as usual". This "seemingly meaningless" game that few people paid attention to is a prophetic figure of America's obliviousness. America's "watchmen" were caught asleep at the switch.

 

Black-hole Wisconsin

In a previous word, the Lord prompted us to speak about the singer Otis Redding and about his death in a plane crash outside Madison, Wisconsin. After posting that word, I began to wonder, "Why Madison, Wisconsin? What is the spiritual meaning behind it?". The Lord then spoke to my heart, reminding me of what Wisconsin is famous for: dairy products. As we have said before, the cow (when used in a negative sense) is a figure of Canaanite pastors. Therefore, Wisconsin (in this context) represents the pastoral matriarchy that swallows up the potential of believers like a possessive mother that smothers her children and never sets them free. Canaanite pastors are like "emotional black holes" that retain believers; they are more interested in possessing them and having emotional communion with them than in seeing them grow in their Spirit-potential. Canaanite pastors will never take "no" for an answer when it comes to you leaving them, even if it is God Himself who is telling you to leave. Canaanite pastors have a hard time letting go, and they generally use emotional manipulation and human arguments (not the anointing of the Spirit) to convince believers to stay with them forever, just as the fallen prophet did with the man of God in 1 Kings 13:11-31.

 

Fellow believer, God may at times have you involved with a "black-hole Canaanite pastor" for a season, but, once the Lord reveals that your time is up, you must leave, regardless of what the pastor or the pastor's deceived followers may say. If you choose to obey the voice of the pastors rather than the voice of God, you are giving away your prophetic potential in spiritual suicide, and God will have no mercy on you when you face Him and He asks you why you refused to obey Him, choosing instead to obey man (Luke 12:4-5, Jeremiah 23:33-40).

 

As we shared before, Otis Redding recorded a song where he said that he was choosing to "remain the same" because he couldn't do what 10 people told him to do (the song was a reflection of things happening in his real life). The voice of God became entangled with 9 other human voices, creating so much confusion in Otis that he simply chose to remain under his current circumstances. He gave up on the struggle to distinguish God's voice from the cacophony of voices confusing him. Three days later, Otis Redding was dead in Wisconsin, the "cow" state.

 

Do not overstay your time in "Wisconsin". If you do, your calling will die. Just as with Brett Favre, you will end the game of your life with an interception, and you will have sacrificed your life for naught.

 

Failed expeditions

Having said all of the above, it must be emphasized that God will at times send you on "failed expeditions", i.e.- expeditions that God knows are doomed to "failure" from the get-go, expeditions that will seem like a waste of time after you finish them:

 

"4And he said unto me, Son of man, go, get thee unto the house of Israel, and speak with my words unto them. 5For thou art not sent to a people of a strange speech and of an hard language, but to the house of Israel; 6Not to many people of a strange speech and of an hard language, whose words thou canst not understand. Surely, had I sent thee to them, they would have hearkened unto thee. 7But the house of Israel will not hearken unto thee; for they will not hearken unto me: for all the house of Israel are impudent and hardhearted." (Ezekiel 3:4-7)

 

"8Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me. 9And he said, Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive not. 10Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and convert, and be healed." (Isaiah 6:8-10)

[Notice that God was sending Isaiah to tell people not to understand him. Because of the hardness of their hearts, Isaiah's hearers were condemned not to understand him from the get-go.]

 

However, your sorrow and frustration in these failed expeditions will unleash a spiritual vengeance from God that will destroy the structures on Earth that led to your "failure", thereby furthering God's eternal purposes in the spirit realm. God will give you confirmation that it was indeed He who sent you on the failed expedition, not yourself, and you will have testimony in your heart of the spiritual atomic bomb unleashed by your voluntary sacrifice:

 

"11Then said I, Lord, how long? And he answered, Until the cities be wasted without inhabitant, and the houses without man, and the land be utterly desolate, 12And the LORD have removed men far away, and there be a great forsaking in the midst of the land. 13But yet in it shall be a tenth, and it shall return, and shall be eaten: as a teil tree, and as an oak, whose substance is in them, when they cast their leaves: so the holy seed shall be the substance thereof." (Isaiah 6:11-13)

 

Notice that Isaiah asks the Lord, "how long" (v11) he was supposed to speak to people who would not understand him (Isaiah 6:8-10). The Lord did not reply, "Forever". Instead, he set a spiritual deadline. When it is time for you to leave the sinking boat of a failed expedition, you must do so, because God will be sending you to another boat to wage battle. If you stay in the sinking boat past your allotted time, you will cheat the people in the other boat from the blessings God was intending to release through you, and you will give your life away in a meaningless sacrifice.

 

Red muskrat Wisconsin

According to wikipedia.org, it is believed that the name "Wisconsin" is an English version of a French adaptation of an Indian word. Notice how the very name "Wisconsin" reflects a mixture of British and French influences, just like Brittany mentioned above.

 

There are two possible meanings for the name:

  1. It might mean "red-stone place". As we have said before, the color "red" (when used in a negative sense) is associated with the Girgashite spirit of religiosity. Therefore, the phrase "red-stone place" points to how the Church in America allowed the stone-hard Cain-spirit of institutionalized religiosity to stifle the manifestation of God's prophetic remnant, preventing it from having a "Green Bay" safe haven in America. The Church in America became a place of religious tripping stones.

     

  2. It might mean "muskrat lodge-place", which speaks of how the Church in America is more than willing to lodge and aid spiritual rodents of unrighteousness, but is unwilling to lodge and enable God's righteous remnant spirit. To quote a 1970s song by Captain & Tennille, the Church in America suffers from "muskrat love". Nibbling on Girgashite bacon and chewing on Canaanite cheese, the spiritual leadership in America says to iniquity, "would you please be my Mrs.", and iniquity has said "Yes" with her kisses. "Muskrat Leadership" and "Muskrat Iniquity" are doing the jitterbug out in America, out in "Muskrat Land". And, as they dance the night away, and as they nibble away at their cheese and their bacon, the spiritual calling of many is slowly eroding away (the song's lyrics are available at lirama.net).

 

The green horse

At the beginning of the Packers' franchise, the team's official color was blue, and there is a prophetic reason for this, which we will share in a future post, God willing. During the Vince Lombardi years, however, the color blue was gradually removed, and was replaced by the current colors, green and yellow.

 

This year's failed 2005 Green Bay season speaks of how God's green-horse riders were treated by the Church in America. Instead of being harbored, they were ignored and attacked. As prophesied by a dream that we received in February of last year, they were like fragile yellow flowers that were carelessly plucked out of the ground by an undiscerning Church. The matriarchal spirit in America was completely "unwelcoming" to the green horse of the Apocalypse, because that spirit knows that to welcome the green horse signifies the death of the soul matriarchy, which in turn means the death of the pastoral matriarchy. The red and the black horses are God's "setup jabs", but the green horse is the left hook that finishes off the "Sin System". Because the Church in America lacked a "knockout" exterminator spirit, God's Terminator green horse was declared "persona non grata", and was left out in the cold. There was no "Green Bay of Refuge" for the green horse in America.

 

According to Scripture, the green horse is given authority over a fourth (1/4) of the earth to wreak havoc over it (Revelation 6:8). This is because the green horse comes to obliterate the predominance of 1 face (the face of "man") over the entire set of 4 spiritual faces. Even though the green horse stands alone against a multitude in the natural realm, it is really 3 faces against 1 in the spirit realm. The green-horse's judgments are a seal of the 3 "male" faces (lion, eagle, and ox) prevailing over the 1 distorted "female" face (man). It is ironic, therefore, that the Green Bay Packers were only able to win 4 out of their 16 games in the 2005 season, meaning that they won exactly one-fourth of all of their games. In a spiritual sense, this means that America allowed the 1 "female" face to prevail over the other 3 faces. Had the green-horse visitation been successful in America, the Green Bay Packers would have gone 12-4 instead of 4-12. They would have won 3 out of every 4 games instead of losing 3 out of every 4.

 

Shortly after typing the words above, the Lord led me to tune in to a radio interview on WNYC with a CIA operative (Gary Bernsten) who led the effort to capture bin Laden in Afghanistan, and who wrote a book called "Jawbreaker" which details his efforts there. As I tuned to WNYC, the CIA operative immediately said,

"We were very close to capturing bin Laden, but we wanted to do it with as little risk as possible. We generally look for a 3-to-1 man advantage in our operations, but, this time, I really believed that the risk was worth taking. However, the military was unwilling to take that risk." [This is not an exact quote. You can read more about Gary Bernsten and "Jawbreaker" at wikipedia.org.]

 

I was surprised at the "3-to-1" ratio mentioned by the operative. This ratio means "1 enemy out of every 4 combatants", which correlates with the 1-out-of-4 ratio mentioned above. His comments about the military's reluctance to take a final risk also speaks to America's unwillingness to throw the "knockout punch". Fellow believer, a knockout punch requires that you expose yourself in weakness for a moment. It is impossible to throw the knockout punch from a defensive position. This is why green-horse riders expose themselves in weakness in order to lure the enemy towards them; and, when the enemy comes, they deliver an out-of-nowhere punch that "terminates" her.

 

The gracious Seattle host

After losing to the Bears 24-17 on xmas day 2005, the Packers finished their season the next Sunday by defeating the Seattle Seahawks 23-17 on New Year's Day 2006. There is a prophetic reason for this.

 

On Monday, January 10, 2006, I learned for the first time that it had been raining in Seattle for 22 consecutive days (the streak began on December 19, 2005, and it apparently ended at 27 days when it didn't rain on Sunday, January 15, 2006). The first thought that came into my heart when I heard of this was "London". As you may know, London is known for its "dreary, cloudy days", and Seattle is also known for its cloudy and rainy weather. Through the news of this rain in Seattle, the Lord confirmed something that He had spoken to my heart about Seattle through a Seattle Times news report; the report was about a flight from Seattle to the L.A. area on December 28, 2005. 20 minutes into the flight, the plane was forced to return to Seattle because of a loss in pressure caused by a bump in the plane's fuselage. I "accidentally" came across these news as I searched the Internet for something that the Lord had placed in my heart. When I read this story, God said this to my heart:

Seattle shall be London for a season

I then understood that, for a period of time, the Lord would use the city of Seattle as a figure of the literal city of London in the spirit realm, and the rain streak was a prophetic confirmation of this. I personally believe that this strong figure of Seattle as London ends on February 4, 2006, 47 days after the first day of the rain streak and 21 days after the last day of the streak. "Coincidentally", February 4, 2006 is exactly one year after we posted the prophetic word entitled "Wake up!!!", which is spiritually related to the alertness of green-horse watchmen and to green-horse resurrection.

 

Therefore, Brett Favre's and the Packers' victory over Seattle after their loss to Chicago is a figure of how London (represented by Seattle) shall be hospitable to God's green horse, enabling it to win, as opposed to matriarchal America (represented by Chicago), who defeated it and prevented it from being manifested.

 

"7And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast that ascendeth out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them, and shall overcome them, and kill them. 8And their dead bodies shall lie in the street of the great city, which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified. 9And they of the people and kindreds and tongues and nations shall see their dead bodies three days and an half, and shall not suffer their dead bodies to be put in graves. 10And they that dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another; because these two prophets tormented them that dwelt on the earth. 11And after three days and an half the Spirit of life from God entered into them, and they stood upon their feet; and great fear fell upon them which saw them." (Revelation 11:7-11)

 

During the xmas 2005 season of "gift giving" (v10), matriarchal America overcame the remnant spirit, and she rejoiced. She does not understand, however, that her victory shall be short-lived, for, during 3 and a half years (v11), God shall judge America. He shall then visit her again, and America shall see the Glory of the Coming of the Lord.

 

According to a Seattle Times article, the European settling of Seattle and America's Northwest began as 5 white families landed at Alki Beach on November 13, 1851. The literal name "Seattle" is an Anglicized approximation of the name of a kindly native chief who welcomed these new settlers. Therefore, the name "Seattle" is associated with the concept of "being a welcoming host to strangers".

 

The first white settlers named their landing place "New York Alki"; the word "Alki" is a native word meaning "by-and-by". Therefore, they were prophesying of a "future New York" in America's Northwest. As we have said before, New York is slated to be the epicenter of the latter-rain revival in America, meaning that the city of Seattle is spiritually related to the revival. It shall be the epicenter of revival in America's Northwest and West.

 

According to another Seattle Times article from 2001, among the 30 U.S. cities with over 500,000 people, Seattle is second only to Portland, Oregon, in non-Hispanic white population, at 68%. A large percentage of Seattle residents are descendants of Scandinavians who migrated from Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark. In 2001, the percentage of Hispanics was on the increase, but, even so, it only stood at less than 6%. This speaks of Seattle's strong European influence and its relatively low Latin American influence, when compared to other large cities in the US. Therefore, Seattle is a figure of a European continent that will be more receptive to God's green horse because the Canaanite influence from Latin America is far away.

 

Madison

According to a Seattle Times article, there is an important and historic street in Seattle called "Madison Street", which is the only street that goes directly from Lake Washington to Elliot Bay. Madison Street runs through one of Seattle's trendiest neighborhoods called "Madison Park". Therefore, the spiritual "Seattle" (i.e.- London) has an alternative "Madison" to the "Madison" in Wisconsin mentioned above. It is a "Madison" not tainted by the "Wisconsin" sacred-cow spirit, a "Madison" where the prophetic calling of the spiritual "Otis Reddings" does not have to die.

 

According to a name-meanings website, the name "Madison" means "son of Maud"; Maud is a German form of the name "Matilda", which means "mighty in battle". Therefore, "Madison" means "son of a woman mighty in battle", and it points to the latter-day remnant that is coming with a white-horse anointing to conquer the Church and the world back unto God. It is no coincidence that Madison was the first town in Wisconsin to send soldiers to fight in the Civil War, according to madisonlakes.com, a site with information on the history of Madison.

 

The city of Madison was built between two lakes, lake Mendota on the left and lake Monona on the right. In a spiritual sense, America's "Madison" (represented here by Madison, Wisconsin) is a spiritual city where the remnant is being called to "stagnate" as its prophetic calling is drowned in the lake of religiosity.

 

Just as Wisconsin's Madison is by a lake, Seattle's Madison is also by a lake, lake Washington. The name "Washington" speaks of the founding of a new nation, since that is the name of the first elected President of the United States. Therefore, Europe's "Madison" (represented here by the Madison in Seattle) is a spiritual city where the remnant shall be given "rest and relaxation" by the lake, enabling it to found a brand new spiritual nation unto God that is not hindered by Old-Covenant barriers (Exodus 32:10, Numbers 11:26).

 

While the Seattle area was discovered by the English explorer George Vancouver in 1792, the Wisconsin area was discovered by French explorers. Again, this reveals a difference between Europe's "Madison" and America's "Madison". While Europe's "Madison" is spiritually founded on "British" apostolic judgments, America's "Madison" is a mixture of "British" apostleship and "French" religious structures, which makes it into a house with an inherent contradiction. And a house divided against itself shall not stand forever.

 

Settling in Seattle

As I meditated on the spiritual meaning of the name "Seattle", the Lord brought 3 words into my mind:

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If you remove the letter "a", you get the word "settle"

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If you remove the last 3 letters, you get the word "seat"

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If you remove the last 4 letters, you get the word "sea"

As I meditated on these 3 words, the Lord spoke these words into my heart:

I will settle My seat of judgment in the sea

 

The only way to "settle" your residence in the sea is to either live on a ship or live on an island. I then understood that God would establish a stronghold of judgment in the islands of Britain. That is the spiritual message behind the name "Seattle" and its connection to London. The "sunless" city of London shall have the Sun of Righteousness as its light. Judgment shall shine from London onto Europe and onto the rest of the Earth.

 

It is no coincidence that a British group called "Katrina and the Waves" became famous in 1985 for their hit song "I'm walking on sunshine", whose video featured the lead singer happily walking through the streets of London. Because of America's waviness, God sent hurricane Katrina against her as a testimony of His displeasure. Because she refused to repent, He decided to go and walk through the streets of sunless London instead of the streets of sunny New York.

 

"22And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it. 23And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof. 24And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it." (Revelation 21:22-24)

 

America is a Brittany

Brett Favre was born in Mississippi, USA, and, as his last name clearly shows, he is a "Cajun" of French descent; he also has Indian (native American) blood in him. Because of this, he has had to struggle with the curse of ancestral spirits that hover over the former French territories in America that were part of the "Louisiana Purchase". This curse is at the root of many of his personal tragedies. He is a redeeming agent in his family line, a person selected by God to act as the breaker of ancestral trends, and the enemy has come against him in an effort to break his spirit. He has found grace in the eyes of God because of his humility and dedication, and the Lord shall sustain him till the end.

 

However, the fact that God is portraying Wisconsin's quarterback Brett Favre as the figure of the remnant spirit in America reveals the compromised condition of the American Church. She is still struggling to break from traditions of the past. She is trying to become an "island" of "British" apostolic righteousness without losing its ties to its "French" religious structures. She has turned into a "Brittany", a "little Britain". The Lord's original plan was to have America impact the United Kingdom so profoundly that the UK would turn into a "little America". Instead, America shall turn into a "little Britain". The foundational work that God has done in America will not be lost. It will just be "transferred" to Europe to be continued there, and, it will then be brought back to America, which will intensify the revival's impact around the globe. It will be just as with the 1906 Azusa revival, which actually began in 1904 in Wales, UK, but which impacted the world only after Azusa was set on fire. This "transfer", however, requires the use of precious and irreplaceable chronos time that could have been used to further God's purposes even further. Shame!

 

Steely Pitts

11 days from the date (January 25) of this writing, Super Bowl 40 will be played in Detroit, Michigan, USA. It will feature the Pittsburgh Steelers against the Seattle Seahawks. The Pittsburgh Steelers are the lowest-seeded team ever to make it to the Super Bowl; they are the first team in history to beat the #1, #2, and #3 seeds on its way to the NFL's Championship game, and it beat them while playing on the road, which means that they went into hostile environments as strangers (or "foreigners") and won. They are led by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who is also known as "Big Ben".

 

The Lord very explicitly spoke to my heart and told me to stay home on Sunday, January 15, 2006 to watch the Pittsburgh Steelers play against the Indianapolis Colts, who were the #1 seed. Everyone, including myself, expected the Colts to win easily. However, just before the game started, the Lord said to me,

"I want you to pray for the Steelers to win. Their victory will be a prophetic sign that I shall take My anointing to the land of Big Ben, to the land of Benjamin by the sea."

 

It was difficult for me to do this, because I was a Colts fan for some 24 years, ever since their days in Baltimore, Maryland. However, I could see this request coming. The Lord had told me to emotionally distance myself from the Colts ever since January 2004. I had suffered through 24 years of perennial failure and missed opportunities, and it was difficult for me to give up on them now that they had become a good football team. I dreaded the idea of giving up on them on the very year that they would finally win a championship. After so many years of supporting them in their mediocrity, I thought it would be "unfair" to have them win "without me". However, the Lord spoke to my heart that I would be wasting my emotional energy caring for them anymore. Those of you who are not sports fans might have a difficult time understanding how tough it is to "let go" of a team you have cared for for so long. I believe that the strongest earthly emotional attachments a person can have are to one's spouse, one's pet, and one's sports team, and sometimes it is not in that order!

 

Despite my initial hesitation, I decided to do the Lord's will. I understood that Big Ben and the Steelers represented the UK, while the Indianapolis Colts (led by New Orleans-born "Cajun" quarterback Peyton Manning) represented half-hearted America. For the first time in my life, I specifically prayed against the Colts, and, to the surprise of all the experts, the Steelers pulled off the unbelievable upset, beating the Colts 21-18 in a dramatic football game. The Colts had a chance to tie the game at the last second, but their kicker, Mike Vanderjagt, the most accurate kicker in NFL history, missed a 46-yard field goal. He not only missed it. He completely "blew it", which was God's way of showing everyone that it was He who was causing the Colts' defeat. The fact that it was a 46-yard field-goal try was no coincidence. As we said above, the number "46" speaks of a Church in America that tried to usher in the remnant revival without destroying the matriarchal structures.

 

Benjamin shall be friendly to his brother Joseph, says the Lord. When Benjamin sees Joseph, he shall welcome him and bless him.

 

According to wikipedia.org, the city of Pittsburgh grew out of "Fort Pitt", a fortress built by the British as a military stronghold against the French, who were driven out of the area by the British during the French and Indian War in the 18th century. Therefore, the name "Pittsburgh" speaks of a "British" influence of apostolic judgments that refuses to be contaminated by the "French" influence of institutionalized religiosity. It speaks of the remnant spirit that refuses to "work within the system", because it is a "Steely Phil" that has come to regenerate all things, not to "tweak" them (Romans 8).

 

The name "Pitt" in "Fort Pitt" and in "Pittsburgh" is in honor of William Pitt the Elder, who served as war minister and later as Prime Minister of Great Britain. Born in Westminster, London, William Pitt is considered the first "real imperialist" in modern English history. His leadership was instrumental in the worldwide expansion of British power and influence around the world. Therefore, the Lord is declaring that the "William Pitt" anointing shall be manifested in the land that saw him born. Out of the UK shall flow a conquering remnant anointing that will impact the entire globe.

 

One day before the game between the Steelers and the Colts, I felt "transported in time", and the Lord said to me, "You are back in the 1970s". To be honest with you, I am still uncertain about the meaning of that. But, later on, I realized that the 1970s are considered by American football fans as the "decade of the Steelers", because they won 4 Super Bowls in that decade. Therefore, the Steelers will win Super Bowl 40, and, through their victory, they will reassert the fact that God's spiritual focus has shifted to the land of "Big Ben". By the way, Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is a devout Christian who does not hesitate to honor God in public whenever he can.

 

Today (January 27, 2006), an AP report from London (on Yahoo! News) indicates that Mittal Steel Co. announced a $22.8 billion offer for French rival Arcelor SA. Mittal, based in the Netherlands, recently became the world's largest steelmaker when it bought U.S.-based International Steel Group. By acquiring Arcelor, Mittal would become a global powerhouse capable of producing over 100 million tons of steel a year. It is no spiritual coincidence that this news report came out of London today. The UK is a land of "Steely Pitts", and, as the "William Pitt" anointing is manifested there, the UK (and Europe) will become a global stronghold from which God's influence will impact the Earth. The fact that steelmaking is now dominated by European companies is a confirmation of God's spiritual shift towards Europe, a shift produced by America's spiritual negligence.

 

America became a Detroit

The fact that Super Bowl 40 will be played in Detroit also has spiritual significance. Through various thoughts that the Holy Spirit impressed upon my soul, and through two sisters in Christ, the Lord began to speak to my heart about "Detroit", starting in October 2005. At the prompting of one of those two sisters, I looked for the meaning of the name "Detroit" on the Internet, and I was surprised to find out that the original name of "Detroit" was "Fort Pontchartrain du Détroit", a name given to the city by the French trader (Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac) who founded it. As you may recall, "Pontchartrain" is the name of the lake that God used to flood New Orleans. When the British took over the city, they (thankfully) shortened the name to "Detroit".

 

The word "Détroit" literally means "strait". All of this reveals that the Church in America has the left the remnant spirit to suffer in "dire straits", in a situation of limitation, because the remnant has refused to adapt to the modus operandi established by the spirit of religiosity. The remnant operates by the Spirit, not through human efforts or coercion. To the remnant, if something cannot be achieved through spiritual means, it is not worth achieving, and any effort to achieve it through human means would only yield an artificial and deceitful victory of no value to God.

 

{You can read more about Detroit at wikipedia.org}

 

Super Bowl 40 will be played in Detroit by two teams that represent London and the UK in one way or another. Pittsburgh carries the "British" anointing, as evidenced by "Big Ben" and "William Pitt", and Seattle carries the "British" anointing, as evidenced by its recent rain streak and its spiritual contrast to Madison, Wisconsin; as we saw above, this contrast reveals several things: Seattle's strong European immigrant influence, its discovery by an Englishman (as opposed to a Frenchman), and its settlement by English-speaking families.

 

Super Bowl 40 will be played in Detroit by teams representing the UK because America left the remnant in "Detroit"; i.e.- it left the remnant in dire straits to fend for itself. Therefore, it is no coincidence that automaker Ford (based in the Detroit area) announced this week that it would be cutting between 25 and 30 thousand jobs and idle 14 manufacturing facilities through 2012. Yesterday (January 26, 2006), General Motors (GM) announced losses of $8.6 billion dollars for 2005, its worst annual loss since 1992 (which correlates with the year 1991 mentioned above -- Brett Favre's first season in Green Bay was in 1992); GM lost $4.8 billion in the 4th quarter alone ("coincidentally", the 4th quarter included the xmas 2005 season discussed above). Just as America has placed the remnant in dire straits, so shall God place America in dire straits. Over the next 3-and-a-half years, the American economy will sputter, and there will be significant pockets of stagnation in different parts of the country. The economy will not fall apart, but it will struggle enough so as to create a sense of national frustration and "stagnation". While many prophets are prophesying 4 years of prosperity and abundance for America, God is declaring more black-horse judgments of scarcity for those who are not of His remnant, along with green-horse judgments of devastation (Jeremiah 14:11-16).

 

{You can read reports on Ford's and GM's woes at Yahoo! News. There is also a report on Super Bowl 40 and the financial woes of its automotive sponsors. It is no coincidence that these bad news about the U.S. automotive industry are coming out of Detroit in the days prior to Super Bowl 40 being played there. The name of the stadium where the game will be played is "Ford Field", and Ford was the first company to announce massive job cuts.}

 

America should have been entering into the resurrection blessing of the green-horse stage, but it has been forced to "repeat the grade". It will have to go through several rough years of black- and green-horse judgments until it repents and becomes a gracious host to God's green-horse messengers.

 

Many defenders of illegal Latin American immigration speak of the "economic benefits" of these illegals, but God will come to wipe out these economic benefits. America shall have to pay fourfold retribution (2 Samuel 12:6, Exodus 22:1, Luke 19:8) for any economic benefits it derives from the blatant and shameless illegality it has chosen to condone.

[Ironically, while America looks the other way at the dollar-seeking illegals who have no respect or appreciation for America, she sends away the freedom-seekers who do love her. According to a January-9-2006 Yahoo! News report, 15 Cubans who braved the sea to reach freedom in America were returned to Cuba by the U.S. coast guard because they landed on a segment of an abandoned bridge in the Florida Keys that was not connected to dry land, which meant that they had "technically" not reached American soil. America's policy towards Cubans is, "those who reach land are taken in, and those who are found at sea are returned". Because of the bridge technicality, these 15 Cubans were returned to the oppression of fidel castro (cursed is he!!!). Just as the remnant spirit came to America looking for a bridge into the American Church, these 15 Cubans came looking for a supporting bridge into the US, and, just like the remnant, these 15 Cubans found the bridge incomplete and abandoned. While the spirit of Cain in America unfairly attacks the righteous seekers of freedom, the spirit of Balaam condones the unrighteous seekers of mammon. And even after God has exposed the "baldness" of Cain and Balaam in America, the spirit of Korah has arrogantly risen up to defiantly defend the behavior of the unrighteous before "Moses" (i.e.- God's vulnerable-looking remnant), using irrational spiritual arguments that betray Korah's cluelessness.]

 

Minnesota

As we said above, both "Madisons" (the one in Wisconsin and the one in Seattle) have lakes by them. Therefore, it is no coincidence that the visitor who sent us the question mentioned the Minnesota Vikings. As many of you may know, Minnesota is known as the "land of 10,000 lakes", and Minnesota is known for its strong Lutheran influence (according to wikipedia.org, some 26% of the population, around 1 out of every 4, is Lutheran). The Lutheran denomination was born out of Luther's 1517 rebellion against the religious ways of the catholic church. However, the Lutheran church retained many elements of catholicism, meaning that it is a figure of believers who openly reject religiosity but who are never quite able to fully break away from it, out of fear of being left "structureless", which leads to them eventually betraying God's remnant. When you are unwilling to make a full break with religiosity, you are bound to drown in its lake.

 

Curiously enough, the state of Minnesota joined the American Union on May 11, 1858, exactly 147 years before May 11, 2005, the day that God decreed the beginning of America's 4-year revival delay. What makes all of this even more curious is the fact that the Minnesota Vikings are famous for being the "could-have-been" team of the 1970s. While the Pittsburgh Steelers won 4 Super Bowls during that decade, the Vikings lost 4 Super Bowls (Super Bowls 4, 8, 9, and 11). Right in the middle of the 1970s, they lost 1975's Super Bowl 9 to the Steelers in a game played in New Orleans.

 

Minnesota was the 32nd state to join the Union, right after California, which, as we have said before, is the state with the greatest Latin American influence. Even though Minnesota has been historically "white" European, it has had an upsurge in non-European immigration in recent decades, including immigration from Latin America, mostly from Mexico. This is a surprising fact, considering that Minnesota is about as far away from the Mexican border as you can get within the continental United States. Again, this reveals the pervasive influence of the Canaanite spirit from Latin America, which was spiritually instrumental in causing the delay in the revival.

[Yesterday (January 26, 2006), news reports appeared regarding a sophisticated tunnel that was discovered at the Mexican border. The tunnel was being used to smuggle drugs from Tijuana into California. It was 60 feet below ground, 5 feet high, and about half-a-mile long. This tunnel is one of several that have recently been discovered along the Mexican border. America has ignored the "rats" that have been digging their way into her from Latin America. These Hittite-Canaanite "rats" have caused significant damage in the spirit realm, but America continues oblivious to them. America shall be forced to recognize her oblivion.]

 

39 -- halfway between 38 and 40

Super Bowls 38 and 39 were won by the New England Patriots, but New England was denied the opportunity to "3-peat". This is a figure of how America became stuck at "2 out of 3". America has been able to reach level-1 and level-2 peace, but level-3 peace, the one that counts in God's eyes, was not achieved. As we have said before, "2 out of 3" is bad in God's eyes.

 

According to Scripture, the people of Israel wandered in the desert for 38 years until the entire generation of hardened Israelites had died (Deuteronomy 2:14). After that, Moses led a new generation of Israelites in the desert for 2 more years. That generation fought against the Amorite kings west of the Jordan and defeated them, because it did not hesitate to curse the Canaanites unto destruction (Numbers 21:1-3, Numbers 21:21-35). After that, they crossed the Jordan and conquered the Promised Land. The Church in Latin America never made it to year 39 in the desert. It perished by year 38 when its calling was stripped away, and it shall never enter the Promised Land. The Church in the USA, however, did make it past year 38 and into year 39, but it got stuck there, unable to enter into year 40, the year when she would cross the Jordan and enter the Promised Land. America proved that it did not want to be a truly "New" England when it rejected God's full regeneration, so God is going to the "Old" England to make her "new". This is the reason why the New England Patriots did not make it to Super Bowl 40. Instead, Super Bowl 40 is being played by teams that spiritually represent the UK and Europe, not America. America will eventually enter the Promised Land, but it will pay a price for its stubborn procrastination.

 

During Super Bowl 40, Pittsburgh and Seattle will represent different regions. At one level, Pittsburgh will represent London proper and the south of England, while Seattle will represent the rest of the UK and Ireland. At a second level, Pittsburgh will represent the UK proper, and Seattle will represent the rest of Europe, due to the fact that Seattle has a more diverse European immigration than Pittsburgh. When Pittsburgh "wins over" Seattle, it will be a figure of how the impartation over the south of England will pour out over the rest of Britain and Ireland, and it will also be a figure of how the impartation over the UK will pour out into the rest of Europe, conquering it unto God.

 

Conclusion

The xmas 2005 game between the Packers and Bears and the 2005 NFL playoffs reveal the way America mistreated God's green-horse anointing. Because of her half-hearted Brittany spirit, she missed out on a mighty visitation, and the UK and Europe will receive the blessing that America so casually passed up on.