As we begin this New Year, I am delighted to release this Prophetic Word for 2019. Because it is lengthier than previous words, touching on family, government, spiritual life and Kingdom building, I will release this word in three segments on the blog over the next three weeks. Those who wish to read the Prophetic Word in full may do so using the link from my prophecies page on the website: www.HisInscriptions.com/prophecies.
Blessings to each of my readers as you enter in to the new things God has for you!
Families with a Mission
“When my father and my mother forsake me, then the Lord will take care of me.” ~Psalm 27:10
"Have you noticed that families are ALWAYS on My heart? I am the Father of the greatest family! Families will begin to emerge as cell-groups of wisdom and teaching in My Word, as compact training grounds for the next generation. An emphasis on the home will begin to surface as leaders recognize the importance of the family concept in growing new disciples.
Families will see the need to welcome into their homes the lonely, isolated, social outcasts, spiritually lost, and even people on the fringes of society. Love will do the heavy lifting that breaks down barriers of pride, independence, fear and rejection. Watch for these; they are “Families with a Mission!”
Make ready a place in your hearts and your homes for those who will come looking for Me in you. Don’t expect the millions but the ones, for I will send you the exact number of people I know you can handle! Each of you has a part to play in this harvest, for this is not about the “superstars” but about the “common man,” the one whose simple faith in Me is enough to share with the friends I bring to his door. “Feed My sheep” is a mandate for the church in this hour!"
Time and Place
I am calling the Body at large to recognize both time and place in My Kingdom. The importance of “Kairos time” and the call to be “In the place of My choosing” will be key factors for your positioning this next year. (Deuteronomy 12:5)
Enter the rest that comes from being in the right place at the right time! Look for My ways of doing things, that you might also become more productive and fruitful in your ways. Recognize the anointing you step into when you seek Me for the times and places that I’ve chosen for you.
Outside of that Kairos time and place, it will be harder to function and to receive your personal supply of resources. (Whatever they may be.) The closer you come to Me, the more effective you will be. How do you draw closer? “Ask, and you shall receive.” A simple “yes” or “no” answer from Me will suffice to keep you on track and in your divine moments and locations.
When You Can't Break Through, Communion Will Break Open the Way!
Communion is your power tool for spiritual breakthrough. Communion with ME will break open the hard places and release for you the streams of water you need to survive. Think of Communion as a weapon, not simply a “Ritual of Remembrance.” Use it at MY direction to open doors you cannot open on your own.
THIS IS A WORD ESPECIALLY FOR PASTORS: All the weapons in your arsenal will be important to you this year for various reasons and purposes. Tongues, Worship, Corporate prayer, Confession of the Word, Communion and even Fellowship will bring breaker anointings as you use them intentionally. Look carefully at how your enemy is attacking : everyone should use these weapons! Remind the enemy of his ultimate downfall; dig deep into your arsenal and use the variety of weapons you have at your disposal. One who is adept at many things will wage victorious warfare.
Sickness is countered by prayer and the Word.
Isolation and rejection are countered by fellowship.
Demonic strongholds will fall to tongues and communion. "
Pray about this Prophecy:
1. Youth with a Mission was begun in the 1960's by a man named Loren Cunningham, who had a vision (in prayer) of children as missionaries around the world. It has grown to encompass mission centers and even medical "mercy ships" in many nations, strategically sharing the good news of Jesus.
Today, God is raising up "Families with a Mission." Now that many families are being restored (a fulfillment of last year's 2018 Prophetic Word), God is indicating that these same families are to be ready to move out with a new purpose and mission, which is to reach the lost and rejected ones with the love of Christ. What steps can you take to make your family ready for this kind of mission? How can you begin training new disciples, especially the next generation, in the context of smaller, homogeneous family groups? Is there an extra place you can set at your table, to invite someone who may be lonely or displaced right now?
2. "The closer you are to Me, the more effective you will be." All of us enter a place of spiritual rest and peace when we receive Jesus as our Lord and Savior. However, this year's prophetic word addresses something more: the rest that comes from being in the right place at the right time, aligned with the movement and direction of the Holy Spirit.
Different from the knowledge that we have eternal life, this rest is the joy of knowing that we have ceased from our own striving (even to do "good" things) and begun doing what God asks us to do. It is being Spirit-led, not led by tradition or personal ambition. It is based on intimacy and hearing from God day by day.
Take time at the beginning of this year to ask the Lord: "How can I draw closer to you?" "How and where would you like me to bear fruit?"
3. The sacrament of Communion, along with other rituals, has sometimes been practiced only by church leaders, despite a clear biblical call for all of us to celebrate the body and blood of the Lord at will. Here, God calls communion a "weapon" in our spiritual arsenal. What are some of the spiritual gifts or practices you can pull out of your arsenal as you tackle the typical challenges of life and spiritual warfare? If you are a pastor, are there "weapons" you have chosen not to use for some reason? Ask God to show you which weapons to use for each battle. His strategies do change!
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A severe hearing loss from childhood caused Deborah Perkins to develop what she now calls her secret weapon: tuning in to God's voice. A Wellesley College graduate and an award-winning writer, Deborah is now a wife and mother of 3 boys. Deborah has devoted over 25 years to professional and lay Christian ministry in New England and beyond. Her passion is inspiring people to cultivate greater intimacy with God.