Isn’t it sad how the people of God are unaccustomed to combatting sickness with prayer because we have so quickly run to a doctor for medicine instead of “the Lord who heals”? This is something God prompted me with this morning as I was in prayer. I was not specifically praying against the corona flu at that time, but the mass hysteria of the land is causing all of us to contemplate the situation no matter where you may find yourself in your walk of faith. The spirit of fear is sinking its teeth into the land and it is time for the people of God to stand up and war against this enemy of our souls.
2 Timothy 1:7 For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.
One of the pastors I listen to declares frequently “No spirit but The Holy Spirit!” All good things come from God, and He has not given us fear or fear wrapped in a pleasing package of “wisdom”. By The Holy Spirit we have the fullness of power, love, and a sound mind. One can look around and see the spirit of fear causing weakness, hate, and panic to run rampant. Man of God, Woman of God, you have the solution!!!
It grieves me so much to see all the churches closing there doors with the explanation of safety and wellbeing for their people and the public with a simple solution, you can tune in for online services. Warriors of The Way, this should not be!!! You can easily go to any secular concert or conference and find some of the exact same language and reason for canceling their events.
Should the church look the same as the world?
Is there no difference between the People of God and people of the world?
Where have we gone wrong?
The land is sick. Our land is sick and it needs to be healed! This new manifestation is not the real problem, just a new symptom raising its head. Sickness, fear, and death cannot live in a healthy state for long just as sickness cannot stay in a healthy body for long. The warriors in the body rise up and destroy the sickness quickly unless there is some other problem in the body.
Is there sickness in the Body of Christ?
Is something out of order that the spirit of fear, sickness, and death is running rampant in the world and believers and non-believers alike are behaving in the same manner?
There are the same explanations of cancelled events, with an appeasement of online service to get your weekly word/vitamin infusion, and the same panic hoarding of water, toilet paper, and food in those who call themselves believers and those who do not. My Brothers and Sisters, this should not be!!!
If this has impassioned or incited you in any way, good. That is the point. If we sit back and do nothing, we will prove we are irrelevant, worldly, unbelieving hypocrites that we have been accused by the world of being. I am calling The Warriors of The Way, the True Believers to stand up and be a part of the solution! It is time for the Warriors of The Way to destroy the enemy and bring healing not only to this recent symptom of the sickness but also to the land as a whole. The People of God look for the solution not add to the problem. God has given us the solution. In some scripture that every believer has read, memorized, and knows probably apart from context, the plan is laid out for God’s people. “If My people…”
Let’s look at the larger context of this one verse we know so well and apply it to us right here in our current situation:
2 Chronicles 7:12-16 Then the Lord appeared to Solomon by night, and said to him: “I have heard your prayer, and have chosen this place for Myself as a house of sacrifice. When I shut up heaven and there is no rain, or command the locusts to devour the land, or send pestilence among My people, if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land. Now My eyes will be open and My ears attentive to prayer made in this place. For now I have chosen and sanctified this house, that My name may be there forever; and My eyes and My heart will be there perpetually.
I have placed in bold some words in the context that we should pay attention to. The people who are called by His name (that’s me) are chosen, and sanctified to be a place of sacrifice that carries the name of The Lord forever. There should be a difference between us and the world because we carry the name of The Lord. We are called to humble ourselves in fasting and repentance (the fullness of this revelation can be found in the fasting devotion Humble Yourself). If the people of God humble themselves, fast, repent, pray and seek the Presence of God and turn from their sins to righteousness, then…
The words and actions of God’s people speak in ways the worldly systems of man cannot! When we come into alignment with His plan and His solution the heavens speak, forgiveness comes, and healing is able to come for the land. This latest outbreak should draw a clear distinction between the people of God and the people of the sick land. We should be evidenced as ones bringing healing, life, love, and soundness of mind to the current state of affairs.
This is not the first problem that will affect us, nor is it the last if our land remains sick. The leaders of God’s people must call His people to repentance, prayer, and fasting for us and our land. They should be the ones calling the nation to a day of prayer. The Warriors of The Way should be arising to gather and combat this latest onslaught of fear. Churches should not be closing and going to online services with little more than explanation of government compliance and general regard for safety.
The people of God should gather to repent, pray and seek God’s face! If a church is going to cancel its public services, it should at least be with a call to prayer, repentance and seeking God’s face.
Now is the time for the people of God to come together! Warriors of The Way gather and fight the good fight of faith!!! The President is calling for a day of prayer tomorrow March 15. Lou Engle is calling for a 3-day Esther Fast March 18-20! Join together in small groups of 10 or 20 if you cannot gather in larger groups. Big groups or small, people of God come together as the chosen and sanctified people that His name is upon and let’s cry out for God to come and heal our land!!!
Jeremiah, Man on Fire!!!