"It's time to emerge!" I heard Holy Spirit shout this phrase into my spirit recently as we crossed over into a new season. Immediately, I thought of Lazarus, as Jesus called Lazarus out of the grave despite the unbelief of others. By all appearance's sake, Lazarus didn't have much hope of coming back to life. That was, until the resurrection power of the Holy Spirit moved through Jesus and broke down the walls of man-made assumptions.
When He had said this, He cried out with a loud voice, "Lazarus, come out!" He who was dead came out, his hands and feet wrapped with grave clothes, and his face wrapped with a cloth.
Jesus said to them, "Unbind him, and let him go" (John 11:43-44).
Lazarus was a sign and a wonder to those who doubted in the sovereignty of God. When Jesus resurrected Lazarus back to life, the power of God was on display for all to see. Lazarus was a living example of how God caused a turnaround in the bleakest of situations. The name "Lazarus" means "Whom God helps" or "the assistance of God." The story of Lazarus is a perfect example of a 12th-hour miracle, sparking faith in the unbelieving!
"See, I and the children whom the Lord has given me are for signs and for wonders in Israel from the Lord of Hosts who dwells in Mount Zion" (Isa. 8:18).
All the Signs Are There. Pay Attention!
If you live on the West Coast or have watched any of the media outlets lately, you have probably seen the reports about the migration of butterflies moving up the coastline from the deserts of Mexico. Over the past several weeks, it's been quite a phenomenon to observe as Holy Spirit speaks through the signs and wonders of nature. No matter what your opinion is of California, the hand of God has definitely been on display through the movement of these Painted Lady butterflies.
"This shall be a sign to you from the Lord, that the Lord will do this thing that He has spoken" (Isa. 38:7).
I was driving in my car recently when I heard Holy Spirit say, "All the signs are there. Pay attention!" A few events foreshadowed this prophetic message from the Lord, as I had been tracking with Holy Spirit through the manifestation of the signs of God working miraculously in our midst. Not only had Holy Spirit populated old prophetic words in my inbox dating back to the year 2015 (2015 is the word "manifestation" in Strong's dictionary), but the Lord had been speaking to me about a revival angel awakening the earth through the signs and sounds of harvest.
And then there was a great earthquake. For the angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone from the door and sat on it. His countenance was like lightning, and his garments white as snow (Matt. 28:2-3).
In Strong's dictionary, the word "sign" is the Hebrew word ôṯ or sēmeion. Throughout Scripture, from Genesis to Revelation, we read of examples where God used signs as evidence to demonstrate His movements upon the earth. Signs are a flag. A beacon of light. A prophetic marker. A signal. A banner. And a supernatural token of the miraculous appearance of God, orchestrating events to awaken man to His sovereignty and wonder-working power.
In Deuteronomy 6:22, Scripture says God showed signs and wonders great and grievous before our eyes (Deut. 6:22). In Luke 21:25-28, we read where the evidence of signs appearing on the earth will signal the coming of the Son of Man, at the end of the age (Luke 21:25-28). The appearance of signs led the Israelites through the wilderness through a cloud by day and a fire by night. God spoke to Moses on the back side of the desert through a burning bush, shifting Moses and the Israelites into a new era, by a sign appearing in an unexpected and out of the ordinary place. When Gideon laid his fleece before God in Judges 6, God responded to Gideon by giving him a sign as an answer to his prayer (Judg. 6:36-40).
Jesus showed many signs and wonders to awaken unbelievers to who He was. Holy Spirit performed signs through the hands of the apostles, as they were sent as fishers of men, fulfilling the Great Commission.
There's no doubt that the physical manifestation of miraculous signs is a part of the DNA of God. Scripture exhorts us not to seek after signs. However, the appearance of signs confirms, affirms and leads us into the heart and will of the Father, while His Spirit makes Himself known through the evidence of signs (Matt. 12:39).
"And it will be when these signs come to you, do for yourself what the occasion requires; for God is with you" (1 Sam. 10:7).
The Billion-Soul Harvest
As the West Coast has become a witness to the sight of these beautiful butterflies soaring up the coastline, the billion-soul harvest prophecy by Bob Jones has definitely resonated in our hearts. It's not uncommon for this beautiful breed of butterflies to make its way north during the spring of each year. However, this year, 1 billion butterflies are forecast to migrate to their new home in the Northwest, after having sojourned through the state of California.
According to news reports, the emerging of this beautiful breed of butterflies is due to the elevated levels of precipitation accumulating on the West Coast after seven years of prolonged drought. The outpouring of rain saturating the dry and barren soil has created prime conditions for harvesting a billion butterflies. What makes this story even more intriguing is that these billion butterflies migrated from the backside of the wilderness only to find an abundance of wealth in an out of the ordinary place and unexpected land. God chose the sign of these butterflies and the conditions in which they originated from to send a message to the church that the billion-soul harvest has begun.
I hear the Spirit of the Lord say, "Now is the time for My church to arise and shine for Her light has come. Where barrenness and a depletion of life has inflicted a rebellious and lost generation; a harvest of new souls are emerging for such a time as this. I AM moving in new ways and in new power in the most unexpected places in the land. I AM coming for the oppressed, the faceless, and the nameless generation! I AM making a way where there seems no way and I AM calling My church to emerge into a new place of power and glory.
"The phrase 'cast your net on the other side' is my meter for pulling in an unusual harvest of souls. A mass amount of 'refugees' (including the homeless, the outcasts, the prodigals, a lawless generation and illegal aliens) will come to know My name and the power of resurrection life. I AM birthing a new move of My Spirit through unexpected sources. I AM choosing undercover vessels to make My Name well known and famous. I AM no respecter of persons, says the Spirit of the Lord. And I AM giving new life to those who surrender to My call."
"They sow fields and plant vineyard, and yield a fruitful harvest. He blesses them, so that they are greatly multiplied, and He does not let their livestock decrease" (Ps. 107:37-38).
The Mantle of Paul Cain and the Revival Angel
On Feb. 12, my husband and I were sitting at our dining room table when a suddenly came upon us. I had been in a time of preparation for a local service through prayer and fasting when a mantle dropped from heaven and rested upon my shoulders. As I felt the effects of what was transpiring in the spiritual realm, Holy Spirit then took me into a vision where I saw mantles being distributed to the saints of God in specific and strategic regions. I hadn't expected the placement of this mantle to feel so weighty. However, I realized soon enough that the call upon this mantle was for a bold, radical and outrageous generation. It wasn't until a few days later that I discovered the well-known prophet Paul Cain had gone on to glory during the exact time my husband and I had this supernatural encounter with the Lord.
As they continued walking and talking, a chariot of fire and horses of fire separated the two of them, and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven. Elisha was watching and crying, "My father, my father, the chariot of Israel and its horsemen!" ... He picked up the robe of Elijah that fell from him" (2 Kings 2:11-13a).
Paul Cain was known as a latter-rain prophet who prophesied the end-time stadium revivals. I never met Paul Cain in person. And before this encounter with the new mantles, I had very little knowledge about the man or his ministry. However, I believe this too is a sign from the Lord that a new generation of prophetic evangelists are being commissioned and mantled afresh with a double portion of anointing and power. I believe a new impartation for stadium revivals are being awakened at this hour to touch a generation with a radical move of the Spirit. A changing of the guard has occurred! A sweeping move of God is prepared to blaze through the land as the Church makes her mark on the world! An on-fire remnant of not only Millennials, but end-time chosen generals of the faith, are merging streams to host a move of God in shocking and startling ways.
"Unpredictable" is the word I keep hearing. When the right streams align—and at the right kairos moment —heaven touching earth will bring mighty demonstrations of God's glory.
For thus says the Lord of Hosts: Once more, in a little while, I will shake the heavens and earth, the sea and dry land. And I will shake all the nations, and they will come with the wealth of all nations, and I will fill this house with glory, says the Lord of Hosts (Hag. 2:6-7).
A few weeks ago, the Lord showed me a revival angel being released upon the earth. When I saw this revival angel, the West Coast was highlighted as a place where the resurrection power of God would occur. I saw a great shaking in the spiritual realm for the state of California, as the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles was an epicenter for the Spirit of the Lord to move through with miracles, signs, and wonders like never before.
I saw the appearance of this revival angel as a prophetic marker of how the Father is desiring to move across the land. There is an outbreak of glory in the most least likely places to reach the most least likely faces is what the billion-soul harvest is all about!
Although deep darkness covers the face of the earth, and the evidence of the earth groaning with birth pains is on the heart of every believer; The Spirit of the Lord is sending signs to His people, of an end-time emergence of a billion-soul harvest.
This is the church's greatest hour! God is calling an Esther generation to arise and be a voice while accomplishing great kingdom exploits. The Spirit of the Lord says all the signs are there. Pay attention. It's time to emerge!
"Do you not say, 'There are yet four months, and then comes the harvest'? Listen! I say to you, lift up your eyes and look at the fields, for they are already white for harvest."
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