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Prophetic word for today (p.i.)

The ordinary Canal Street Church

First preliminary posting: April 6, 2008

E-mailed: March 19, 2008

Word received: November 23, 2007

Word received by: Noelia


[Dream - November 23, 2007]


I went to see John and his wife because I wanted to pray for them, especially for John because he was sick (in real life, this man has cancer of the throat ... he and his wife pastor an Internet church and ordain other pastors). When I went to find him, he was in a warehouse-like structure. There were sodas and other vending machines and refrigerators there. John was in the left back corner of the structure; as I was turning to the left, there was soft ground in a channel. When I stepped to walk towards him, my feet would sink in about six inches into the ground; as I walked, I sunk in four times, but his wife who walked with me was walking on harder ground; she was not sinking. When I finally got to him, we didn't immediately talk to him. There was a lot of noise and too many distractions. Besides, I was waiting for his wife to tell him I was there. I wasn't sure if he wanted to see me.


Eventually, his wife disappeared, and I saw John standing with regular clothes on. He had a breathing cord and something else that showed he was indeed sick. I wanted to hug him, but I hesitated. Then he extended his arms, and I did hug him. "When did this start?", I asked. He answered, "All my life I have known that I would end up like this." I didn't understand his statement. I asked him if I could pray with him and for him. I wanted his wife there too, but she had left to tend to the store. So I started to pray "Christ is Extraordinary, and there is nothing impossible for Him". Immediately, the noise got louder, and his wife came back and started talking to John as I attempted to continue praying. John himself decided that he wanted to wear different clothes.


Just before this part of the dream, I was sitting or standing ([I] can't recall) in a church service and the pastor was John, not the previously mentioned John but a co-worker. [The other John] was white; my co-worker is black. In the church I saw a little boy that I knew from before when I was a member of the Worldwide Church of God. I beckoned for him to come to me, and he did. Then I introduced the little boy to the white John, and also to the black John who was also there. They had just heard the choir sing and it appeared that they sang to please their pastors rather than to please God. It was as though they had made their pastor their god.



Our brief comments


{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 vision, please let us know. Thank you.}


This vision has several elements to consider:



The warehouse-like structure speaks of a Church that acts as a place of entertainment where people get spiritual "fizzy drinks" and "snacks" from "vending machines" without getting any real nourishment. Here, believers' spirit potential is stored away in a sad little corner without ever being used, like a piece of meat that is left in a small corner of the "Glace Bay" refrigerator freezer and is forgotten. Here, those who walk in the "female" soul can walk about in total freedom, whilst those who are seeking to walk in the Spirit become mired in a sinking soft ground that inhibits their spiritual progress. It is a place full of soul noise and full of religious-activity distractions that make true spiritual work very troublesome. It is a place that turns people into ordinary humans, a place that ignores the Extraordinary nature of Christ, a Spirit nature which Christians would be emanating into the Earth's spiritual atmosphere were they truly following the Lord.



The part of the dream that takes place in the warehouse-like structure points to the black horse that consumes. The part of the dream that takes place in a church service points to the green horse. God's green-horse riders come against the spirit of Korah and against those who follow it. Korah represents leadership that has been stripped bare and exposed by God, but who continue to be followed because of the unconditional faith that their followers have placed in them. God is the only One deserving of unconditional faith, which means that those who follow the clearly-fallen Korah have turned him into their god.



As we have said before, "warehouses" are spiritually related to the teacher endowment. Therefore, the "warehouse" portion of the dream points to the distorted teacher ministry. The "service" portion of the dream points to the distorted pastoral ministry (as shown by the fact that the pastor is emphasised in that portion of the dream). Therefore, this dream points to the distortion of the two "female" ministries of pastor and teacher. It thus points to the Church's spiritual condition as it holds on to the matriarchy of the soul as the black and green horses gallop through.



The "white" John and his wife are spiritually related to the trappings hindering Hillary and Bill Clinton. The "black" John is spiritually related to the deceitful spirit behind Barack Obama. Therefore, it is no spiritual coincidence that the Lord had us meditate on this dream exactly the day after the Clintons released their tax returns after so many months of holding them back. These tax returns reveal that they have earned US$109 million between 2000 and 2007, which correlates with the "barley" prosperity that is prevalent during the black-horse period. In a spiritual sense, this dream portrays the spiritual condition of America's Democratic party.



The fact that this dream was emailed to us on 19 March, 2008, exactly two years after 19 March, 2006, has spiritual significance. As we have shared before, this date is spiritually related to the remnant spirit being "stowed away" in Britannia's spiritual realm whilst America got its spiritual act together.



The fact that sister Noelia had this dream on 23 November, 2007 has spiritual significance. As we have shared before, the date "November 23" is spiritually related to how the Lord is "softly killing the Church leadership" with a spiritual song that is "too hard too handle", which correlates with everything that happens in the dream and contrasts with the meaningless singing of the choir. "November 23" is also related to the spiritual window that God's "Venus messengers" were launched through by the Lord on their way to fulfilling His will, a will which includes the manifestation of God's Glory in Europe's spiritual atmosphere.


"Coincidentally", November 23, 2005 was the date when the Lord led us to post the "7 sins and virtues" word, which deals with the 7 things that God abominates. This points to the abomination of desolation, which, as we have studied before, happens as people turn human pastors into their god and as people doggedly continue with the pastor's "business as usual", ignoring God's call for the dawning of a brand new day.



For some reason, as I meditated on the dream, the Lord drew my attention to the "channel" mentioned by sister Noelia, which immediately brought the word "Canal Street" to my mind. This prompted me to look up the phrase "canal street church" on Yahoo!. The first results page had to do mostly with a Canal Street Church in New Orleans that was greatly affected by God's Katrina attack. The search of the quoted phrase "canal street church" plus the word "wikipedia" yielded as its top result a Wikipedia article on Castlehead, a district of Paisley in Scotland, which features a Canal Street Church; in this church's yard lie the remains of U.S. president Ronald Reagan's maternal great-grandparents. As we have said before, Katrina was a black-horse judgement from the Lord against America, and Scotland is the constituent country in the UK with the greatest impartation of the black-horse anointing. All of this emphasises the connection between the "warehouse" portion of the dream and the black horse of the Apocalypse, since the word "channel" is mentioned in that part of the dream.


There is more to the phrase "Canal Street Church" in relation to this dream than meets the eye.