To the Church

TO THE CHURCH (from 2016)

Ezekiel 33:6, “But if the watchman see the sword come, and blow not the trumpet, and the people be not warned: if the sword come, and take any person from among them, he is taken away for his iniquity, but his blood will I require at the watchman’s hand.”

We must hear what the Spirit of the Lord is saying to the Church!

It is such a unique and special time to be alive in the world today and we are about to experience the greatest move of the Holy Spirit that the world has ever seen! Will you be apart of it? The book of Daniel describes these times, we are told that in these last days, those who know their God will do great exploits…

For sometime now, the Lord has been giving us a message to prepare Believers for the things that are to come. Many of you have heard us share this message over the years and as we are already seeing many transitions taking place in the world, we wanted to share this again, as a reminder to continue to prepare yourselves to be ready for the many great difficulties that are about to occur on the earth.

6 Seek ye the Lord while he may be found: call ye upon him while he is near.

7 Let the wicked forsake his ways, and the unrighteous his own imaginations, and return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he is very ready to forgive.” (Isaiah 55:6-7 1599 Geneva Bible)

Many people have made the mistake of thinking that since the four blood moons have already come and have gone and 2015 has past, that nothing will actually happen. They thought that if God were truly going to bring judgment then things would have already been fully upside down and in a state of chaos. But in fact, a lot has already occurred worldwide and we will see even more increase at a faster rate. (See 2 Peter Chapter 2) Sadly, many who were awakened and becoming passionate to seek Jesus, who were making themselves ready and keeping watch have already gone back to sleep…

Jeremiah 23:16-20 (GNV) “16 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, Hear not the words of the prophets that prophesy unto you, and teach you vanity: they speak the vision of their own heart, and not out of the mouth of the Lord. 17 They say still unto them that despise me, The Lord hath said, Ye shall have peace: and they say unto everyone that walketh after the stubbornness of his own heart, No evil shall come upon you. 18 For who hath stood in the counsel of the Lord that he hath perceived, and heard his word? Who hath marked his word and heard it? 19 Behold, the tempest of the Lord goeth forth in his wrath, and a violent whirlwind shall fall down upon the head of the wicked. 20 The anger of the Lord shall not return until he have executed, and till he have performed the thoughts of his heart: in the latter days ye shall understand it plainly.”

Even now, the Lord has been sending his angels to mark those who are truly living their lives for the Lord Jesus. Those who are grieved at the abominations that are taking place in the Body of Christ and in the nations. The Lord is calling the Church to repentance! (See Ezekiel 9:1-11)

Revelation 18:4 “And I heard another voice from heaven say, Go out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.”

For several years the Holy Spirit would continually prompt this verse to me: Our nation is spiritual Babylon and we must come out of the ways of Babylon. We as the Body of Christ must live lives that are clean and holy before the Lord.

Prophetic timeline

A little over eight years ago (2008), while in a time of prayer and fasting the Holy Spirit revealed to me details, with which to prepare for the future. In a vision, I was shown before my eyes, the numbers “three” and “seven”. As they appeared before me, the Lord then said, “It will be like the time when Joseph (one of the 12 sons of Jacob) interpreted the pharaohs’ dream.” (See Gen 41) “It will start in 2008. There will be a time of preparation, followed by great difficulty.”

I was shown three sets of 7-year timeframes to take place.

2008 was the start of a 7-year period (2008-2014) that was to be a time of preparation. Followed by 7 years (2015-2021) of great difficulty, of which we have now transitioned into. And yet another 7 years (2022-2028) will follow.

The transition has already started!

2015-2021 will be a time of great difficulty. It will not all occur at once. We believe that we have now been transitioned into what the Lord described as time of the “beginning of sorrows” (see Matthew 24:4-8). Within this seven-year period, there will be wars, great famine, natural disasters, and difficulties like never seen before in our time!

Before the harvest is reaped, it must be made ready!

We believe that these hardships have already been delayed by God’s grace, in order to give our nation time to repent for the many abominations, but they will be delayed no longer. The Lord has said, “We are out of time.” The sins of our nation have reached heaven (Revelation 18) and we know that “…judgment must begin at the house of God.” (1 Peter 4:17)

The Church will NOT escape this time of difficulty through the “rapture” as it must first go through the fire in order to be purified and walk in holiness before the return of Christ. The rapturing of the Church is not a means for the Church to escape the time of trouble or tribulation. The rapturing up of the Church refers to when the harvest is ripe and ready! (See Matt 13:24-30) The Church is not yet ready and will truly go through the time of tribulation, in order to become pure and holy.

The Lord will not come back and thrust in His sickle for unripe fruit! (See Rev. 14:14-15). Nor will He desire to take up a Bride who has not made herself ready.

The teaching of a pre-tribulation rapture is a false doctrine of devils!

The pre-tribulation rapture teaching came straight out of hell, with the purpose and intent to mislead the Church. It will cause many to follow a false christ.

21 For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not from the beginning of the world to this time, nor shall be. 22 And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect’s sake those days shall be shortened. 23 Then if any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ, or there, believe it not. 24 For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall show great signs and wonders, so that if it were possible, they should deceive the very elect. 25 Behold, I have told you before. 26 Wherefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert, go not forth: Behold, he is in the secret places, believe it not. 27 For as the lightning cometh out of the East, and is seen into the West, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. (Matt. 24:21-27 1599 Geneva Bible GNV)

Those who have been mislead to believe the pre-tribulation rapture doctrine, will not be prepared to suffer for Christ, to be persecuted for Christ, nor to lay down their lives for Christ, should the Lord will it. (See 2 Timothy 3:12). They will not have made themselves ready to say no to worshiping the image of the beast, to taking the mark or the name of the beast or the number of his name! (See Rev. 13) They have been taught that Jesus will come and rapture the Church, saving them from the suffering of the great tribulation period, when in fact, the Bible does not say this! The great tribulation is not the wrath of God. The great tribulation is the wrath of satan coming against the true Christians. 1 Thess 5:9 (KJV ) For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ. The wrath of God is clearly seen in Revelation 16 and Revelation 19:11-16 at the coming of the Lord Jesus where He brings the wrath of God upon the heathen.

When the antichrist takes his reign, bringing a false “peace” from the world’s suffering and chaos, how many “Christians” will follow him? How many will compromise their faith in order to buy food?

The Bible tells us that there will be a great falling away from the faith!

Many will fall away from following The Lord Jesus Christ, to following him, the antichrist.

2 Thessalonians 2:1-4 (GNV)

“1 Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our assembling unto him, 2 That ye be not suddenly moved from your mind, nor troubled neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter, as it were from us, as though the day of Christ were at hand. 3 Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a departing first (Strong’s #646 Apostasia: apostasy; falling away from the faith), and that that man of sin be disclosed,  4 Which is an adversary, and exalteth himself against all that is called God, or that is worshipped: so that he doth sit as God in the Temple of God, showing himself that he is God.”

The Church will go through great persecution followed by great tribulation before the return of Christ Jesus. The Lord Jesus gave us a chronological order of events that will take place prior to His return! First is the beginning of sorrows, followed by increased persecution of the Church. Then the antichrist will be revealed and he will sit in the temple proclaiming himself to be as God. Then there will be great tribulation. Immediately after the tribulations there will be signs in the sun, and moon. Then the coming of the Lord Jesus coming in the clouds and the angel will blow the trumpet and the elect in Christ will be gathered up from the four winds!

Please see and study Matt. 24,

Mark 13, Luke 21, 2 Thess. 2:1-4, etc.

The coming difficulty is by God’s grace, in order for many more to turn to Him through the hardships. “…LO, I AM WITH YOU ALWAYS, UNTIL THE END OF THE WORLD, AMEN.” Mathew 28:20

1 John 2:15 (KJV)

15 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. 16 For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. 17 And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth forever.

For those who truly love the Lord Jesus, who know their God:

This will be a time to prevail and prosper (Daniel 11:32). In the midst of great suffering throughout the world, for God’s people, the true Church, it will be a time to operate in the authority and power of God Almighty. Remember the words of the Lord, “Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, therefore I will deliver thee from the hour of tentation(testing, adversity), which will come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.” (Revelation 3:10 GNV)

Just as He delivered Hananiah (Shadrach), Mishael (Meshach) and Azariah (Abednego) from the fiery furnace (Dan. 3), so will He deliver (preserve) many of those who truly live their lives for the Lord Jesus. There will also be those who have the honored privilege to take a stand for the faith, laying their lives down for the Lord Jesus Christ. (See Rev. 14:14, 20:4)

In the coming famine, we will receive miraculous provision!

We will need the power of the Holy Spirit in order to survive!

“He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High

shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.” (Psalm 91:1 KJV)

In 1 Kings Chapter 17, we see the provision and power of the Almighty demonstrated to the man of God, Elijah. In a time of drought and famine, by God’s command, ravens brought him bread and meat and he drank water from the river! Following that, Elijah was then fed by a poor widow. She had just a handful of grain and a little oil and was preparing to eat her last meal with her son and then die of starvation. But, because she was willing to trust the word of the Lord and give even of the little she had, the grain and oil did not run out. It continued all the way until the time that the Lord sent rain! (See 1 Kings 17:7-16)

Just as in the time of Elijah, as he was sustained by God and was fed bread and meat from the ravens, and then multiplied grain and oil, so will God sustain those who are His and truly put their trust in Him!

Recently (2016), I woke up to the Word of the Lord (concerning the coming famine), He said,

“For if My people die of starvation, yet it is because they did not come near to Me.”

We can call to Him, we can pray to Him, but we must come near to Him! We must seek Him beyond prayers and petitions. We must seek Him for Him, to be close to Him, to know Him! When we come near to the Lord, in this way, we have an assurance that He will give us our daily bread!

King David said in Psalms 37:25, “I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.”

Psalm 24:3-10 1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

3 Who shall ascend into the mountain of the Lord? and who shall stand in his holy place? 4 Even he that hath innocent hands, and a pure heart; which hath not lifted up his mind unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully. 5 He shall receive a blessing from the Lord, and righteousness from the God of his salvation. 6 This is the generation of them that seek him, of them that seek thy face, this is Jacob. Selah. 7 Lift up your heads ye gates, and be ye lifted up ye everlasting doors, and the King of glory shall come in. 8 Who is this King of glory? the Lord, strong and mighty, even the Lord mighty in battle. 9 Lift up your heads, ye gates, and lift up yourselves ye everlasting doors, and the King of glory shall come in. 10 Who is this King of glory? the Lord of hosts, he is the King of glory. Selah.

 

The Chains will come off!

Those in Christ who fear the Lord that have been suffering financially, your time is coming! In Jesus name, you will walk in the miraculous! Is there a debt that you have to pay? By God’s grace He will empower you, and you will be released from your bondage, so that you can accomplish His will and purposes.

In 2 Kings 4:1, “One of the wives of the sons of the Prophets cried unto Elisha, saying, Thy servant mine husband is dead, and thou knowest, that thy servant did fear the Lord: and the creditor is come to take my two sons to be his bondmen.”

This poor widow had just lost her husband, who died and now, because she had no means to pay her creditor, she was about to lose her two sons as slaves. (Debtor’s prison)

“2 Then Elisha said unto her, What shall I do for thee? tell me, what hast thou at home? And she said, Thine handmaid hath nothing at home, save a pitcher of oil. And he said, Go and borrow thee vessels abroad of all thy neighbors, empty vessels, and spare not. And when thou art come in, thou shalt shut the door upon thee and upon thy sons, and pour out into all those vessels, and set aside those that are full. So she departed from him, and shut the door upon her, and upon her sons. And they brought to her, and she poured out. And when the vessels were full, she said unto her son, Bring me yet a vessel. And he said unto her, There is no more vessels. And the oil ceased. Then she came and told the man of God. And he said, Go and sell the oil, and pay them that thou art in debt unto, and live thou and thy children of the rest.” (2 Kings 4:1-7 GNV)

The Lord took the little oil that the widow had in her home and miraculously multiplied it! Before she came to Elisha, she had nothing to pay her debtor with. In the natural everything was looking hopeless and impossible, but she had faith in God and God turned everything around. The Lord saved her and her sons! It was by God’s grace that she was empowered with provision! One hundred percent of the vessels that she had were filled. God’s people will see miracles like this in these last days!

Back to back dreams – July 23, 2014:

– I saw the Statue of Liberty, it was flying up in the sky like a space shuttle, the crown was on fire and then it came crashing down headlong into a golden dome shaped building.

-2nd Dream

I saw a very high minded wealthy woman with rings on each finger of both hands, each ring having very large jewels. She was loudly giving orders to build this extremely tall yet narrow building reaching up into the clouds (the heavens). In such pride, she kept shouting “build, build” (to build higher and higher). The building was very thin, yet taller than any other. As I was watching her, I couldn’t understand how in such pride she would continue to give orders to build higher without having a proper foundational base to be able to sustain building a structure at such a height. Then I saw the building, from the top that was in the clouds, fall over headlong down to the ground into folds like a rubber noodle.

These dreams were very grieving as the Lord showed me that they represent our nation, the USA and the direction we are heading for, should we as a nation not repent. The first dream with the Statue of Liberty represented our nation and the freedoms that we have been blessed with. The crown, representing the authority of freedom and liberty, were on fire. Then I saw the Statue of Liberty come crashing down, headlong into a golden dome shaped building, this building represents Islam. Our freedoms and liberties are on now on fire and should we continue as we are they will be gone. The second dream: the woman represented the USA, very wealthy. Our nation has become more prosperous and wealthy than any other. It is in pride and arrogance that our nation has turned away from God and has felt that it can continue to build higher and be sustained apart from the Biblical foundation. The people have been fighting to remove the Name of God and the things of God from our society. Our nation was originally founded on Christianity. I believe that the building falling over represents a crash of our current infrastructure and economy, should we not humble ourselves and turn back to God Almighty.

On November 18th, 2014 I received this word on the last day of a fast, in prayer:

Concerning China

“Things will not be available from them soon.

China will close their boarders.

USA–    Things will become very expensive in the US

You will see gas fluctuate and stocks increase before the DOW downfall”

“They will say peace, peace” (referencing Jeremiah. 8:5-11)

Vision received on August 1st 2015:

Over the last several years we have been preparing believers and sounding the trumpet for the times that are coming and have seen the wicked abominations taking place in our nation that the Lord will justly judge. Last August (2015), I was praying and asking the Lord to give me His heart for our nation and for the people that would be judged in their wickedness. I then had a vision of the Earth, suspended above (outer space view) and like a funnel going down out of the earth, I saw many, many souls falling down from the earth into hell. There were so many falling like rain. I saw the fear and the hopelessness on their faces. There was absolutely nothing that they could do. I begin to cry to the Lord for “mercy, mercy”. I asked the Lord what could be done? What could be done? There were so many people falling into hell. I then saw the earth again (outer space view) and a large white dove flying from the top of the earth. The Lord then deposited understanding into my spirit that in this last hour, when all seems hopeless, He will send His Spirit on the Church in power in order to reap a large harvest of souls! (See Joel 2:28-29) Praise the Lord! We need to ask the Lord to give us more of His heart for our nation and for the people to turn to Him.

 

Acts 2:17-21 (KJV)

17 And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams: 18 and on my servants and on my handmaidens I will pour out in those days of my Spirit; and they shall prophesy: 19 and I will shew wonders in heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath; blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke: 20 the sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord come: 21 and it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.”

You must first be ready spiritually. Be close to the heart of God. Seek Him with all your heart. In order to survive the times that are coming, we must live a spiritually disciplined life now of fasting, prayer, and communing with the Lord. We must draw as close to Him as we can before the time of trouble! We must truly know Him! It is also wisdom to be prepared physically for yourself and others, as much as you have ability. And Bear ye one another’s burden, and so fulfill the Law of Christ. “ (Galatians 6:2) The beginning of Sorrows is now here.

1 John 2:3-6 (KJV)

3 And hereby we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments. 4 He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him. 5 But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: hereby know we that we are in him. 6 He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

2 Peter 3:9-14 1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

9 The Lord of that promise is not slack (as some men count slackness) but is patient toward us, and would have no man to perish, but would all men to come to repentance. 10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night, in the which the heavens shall pass away with a noise, and the elements shall melt with heat, and the earth with the works that are therein shall be burnt up. 11 Seeing therefore that all these things must be dissolved, what manner persons ought ye to be in holy conversation and godliness, 12 Looking for, and hasting unto the coming of that day of God, by the which the heavens being on fire, shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with heat? 13 But we look for new heavens, and a new earth, according to his promise, wherein dwelleth righteousness. 14 Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace, without spot and blameless.

“…He that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.”

Matt 24:13 (KJV)

The Lord Jesus bless and keep you!

-Brother Joseph

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  1. Thank you so much for sending this. Am i able to send this in it’s entirety by email to those I know that need this message? Love in Christ my faithful friends, Gina

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