Ready For Revival

A little while ago I awoke from a dream. In my dream I was in an unfamiliar place surrounded by women I do not recognise. I was praying and worshiping with them and I felt such a hunger, a longing for revival. The worship was astounding with many people down on the floor. I sensed that they were discouraged and I said: ‘we need to be ready as the weight of God’s glory is heavy.’

As I awoke I heard the words:

Are you ready?

Revival is stirring

Revival is coming

Are you ready?

The weight of God’s glory is heavy and holy

Are you ready?

Have you been preparing, waiting and praying?

Are you hungry and thirsty like never before?

Are you ready?

Because revival is stirring in many hearts

Because revival is coming ready or not!

So please get ready!
“Help us, O God of our salvation! Help us for the glory of your name. Save us and forgive our sins for the honor of your name.” Psalms 79:9 (NLT)
God says to the prodigal: My beloved one, you’re welcome home!1

No one has to be afraid

For love is stronger than the grave

The hand of God has made a way

His name is Jesus2

 

Fear God for He is so mighty!

Bow down with awe and reverence, for He alone is worthy.

Give Him great glory and honour, let your praises ring out!

The hour of God’s great judgement has come!

With all of your heart bow down and worship the One who created the heaven and the earth.

With all of your might bow down and worship the One who created the sea and the springs of water.

“Then I witnessed another angel flying in the sky, carrying a message of eternal good news to announce to the earth—to every tribe, language, people, and nation. With a loud voice he shouted, “You must reverence God and glorify him, for the time has come for him to judge. Worship at the feet of the Creator of heaven, earth, sea, and springs of water.” Revelation 14:6-7 (TPT)

BE ENCOURAGED

For those who have been pressing in for revival, please be encouraged and keep praying, don’t give up and lose heart (Luke 18:1).

I encourage you to:

 

Let’s pray:

Thank You that I can pray with confidence, knowing that God hears and (1 John 5:14-15).

I pray that I will be guided by the Holy Spirit every time I draw near to God and pray.

I ask for a persistent heart that asks and keeps on asking, knowing that those who keep on asking RECEIVE.

I request a hunger to seek and keep on seeking, knowing that those who keep on seeking FIND.

I desire a faithfulness to knock and keep on knocking, knowing that those who keep knocking will see the door OPENED.  (Matthew 7:7-8).

Lord Jesus I want to walk in Your ways and so I invite You to come and teach me.

Holy Spirit I invite You to come and touch my life and do a great work within.

Lord release Your great glory, let us hear the sound of Your coming. We invite You to come and fill this whole landscape with Your glory! (Inspired by Ezekiel 43:2 NLT)

Spirit of the sovereign Lord

Come and make Your presence known

Reveal the glory of the Living God

Spirit of the sovereign Lord

Come and make Your presence known

Reveal the glory of the Living God


Let the weight of Your glory cover us

Let the life of Your river flow

Let the truth of Your kingdom reign in us

Let the weight of Your glory

Let the weight of Your glory fall

 

We do not seek Your hand

We only seek Your face

We want to know You

We want to see You

Reveal Your glory in this place3

 

In Jesus’ mighty name I pray, Amen.

 

I’ve created a playlist of songs that have been encouraging me to keep pressing in:

Heart of God – Hillsong Young & Free

Here I am to worship – Tim Hughes

Oceans – Reyer

Spirit Medley – Steve Green

More – Lawrence Flowers

More – Jeremy Riddle

Move – Jesus Culture

Come and Move – Bryan & Katie Torwalt

However You want – Jesus Culture

Isn’t He (This Jesus) – The Belonging Co

Lion and the Lamb – Bethel Music & Leeland

Greatness of Your Glory – Bethel Music & Brian Johnson

Let the Weight of Your Glory Fall – Paul Wilbur

Let Your Fire Fall – Paul Wilbur

You can listen via the playlist I created on YouTube

Many blessings, Keona

Notes:

1: part lyrics of ‘Heart Of God’ written by Aodhan King and Jonas Myrin sung by Hillsong Young & Free.

2: part lyrics of ‘Greatness of Your Glory’ written by Brian Johnson, Chris Tomlin, Matt Maher and Brenton Gifford Brown (Bethel Music & Brian Johnson)

3: lyrics of ‘Let the Weight of Your Glory Fall’ written by Steve Merkel, sung by Paul Wilbur.

2019 = JOY. My Emotional Healing Testimony

Today I’d love to share with you my emotional healing journey, please note that this is the very brief overview because there is just SO much that God has done that I’m compiling it all to eventually release in a couple of books!

In February 2017 God invited me upon a deep inner healing journey and a huge part of that was dealing with the emotions that I had struggled with my whole life. Over the next few months God gradually unpacked grief, rage, hurt, pain, despair, fear, doubts, disappointments and so much more. Many times it felt like my heart would explode with the pain. I thought my mind would melt from the memories of despair combined with the emotion of hopelessness. I felt like my spirit was completely crushed beneath the weight of all I had endured and it was weak and failing me fast.

But praise God for He sustained me!

My heart full of pain was replaced with a heart full of grace and love.

My mind overwhelmed with despair has been renewed with hope and blessed assurance.

My ocean of tears filled with bitterness and great grief were replaced with tears of redemption!

My weak spirit is now steadfast and strong!

It was a journey where I needed to continuously cry out: “not my will but Yours my Lord!”.

God has taken me on a journey of embracing the fact that I‘m emotional and a couple of things that really helped were:

Firstly studying the life of Jesus and recognising the many INTENSE emotions He dealt with whilst here on earth and coming to the revelation that His emotions were centred in God.

Secondly studying James Goll who is a prophetically gifted man, he explains that prophetic people are extra-sensitive so that they can be receptive to the gentle nudging of the Holy Spirit. Sensitivity enables us to quickly perceive things in the spirit realm. I gained a great comfort from knowing that God wants people with sensitive soft hearts.

I’ve noticed that when we prophecy we feel the pain of others so that we can convey the heart of God. We can feel God’s pain or love or compassion for those we are speaking to so that we can engage appropriately. As emotional people we can be highly sensitive to the Holy Spirit which is a wonderful thing!

As God has patiently and gently taken me upon this journey I’ve seen a shift where I can now fully embrace my sensitive and emotional nature and allow God to use it for His great glory.

I wanted to share my story because I believe that God can heal every area of people’s lives – spiritually, physically, mentally and emotionally. God can make us WHOLE!

Larry Sparks, in his book “Ask For The Rain: Receiving Your Inheritance Of Revival & Outpouring”, explains it like this: “It’s not about who we are; it’s about Who He is in us and through us. If God is really inside of us, then everywhere we walk, we carry the rule, reign and administration of the Kingdom of Heaven.”

For God to do a work through us He needs to remove the rubbish and fill us to overflow with Him and His glorious presence, it is then that we will see as it is in Heaven unfold. It is a painful process but one that produces such freedom!

I felt prompted to declare over 2019 the following which has been inspired from Isaiah 61:

Jesus comforts and heals the wounds of the brokenhearted, He grants joy to ALL those who mourn.

He proclaims release from confinement and condemnation.

Jesus’s great sacrifice has freed us from every sin that would entangle and entrap us.

For those who are disheartened, Jesus grants the garment of praise.

Grasp hold of Jesus’ righteousness that makes you magnificently strong and full of integrity.

Jesus can rebuild that which seems destroyed and restore that which seems lost.

No longer will shame shadow you or humiliation be your name for a double portion will be restored to you and an everlasting joy bestowed upon you.

For our Lord God loves justice and hates robbery.

When others see our prosperity, they will know and acknowledge that we are God’s dearly loved and highly prized children.

Let us REJOICE greatly in the Lord, let our souls exult Him and His wonderful ways.

He clothes us in garments of salvation; covers us with the robe of righteousness; places a crown upon each of our heads; and adorns us with His goodness.

Just as the earth springs forth that which is sown into it, let us spring forth with righteousness and praise because we have the Word of God sown into our hearts producing a great harvest!

Praying 2019 unfolds with much joy. Many blessings, Keona