Praying for Divine Revelation
12 Then he continued, "Do not be afraid, Daniel. Since the first day that you set your mind to gain understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to them. 13 But the prince of the Persian kingdom resisted me twenty-one days. Then Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me, because I was detained there with the king of Persia. 14 Now I have come to explain to you what will happen to your people in the future, for the vision concerns a time yet to come." — Daniel 9:12-14
God hastens to respond to your prayers when your mindset and motivations are to know His will, His plan, how you fit into that plan; and when you are not arrogant, filled with pride, and self righteousness. The TRUTH is this: The kingdom of darkness does not want you to understand or know God's will or His plans. Why? If you understand (perceive, know) what God is saying, doing, and has purposed, you can thwart the plots and plans of the enemy—principalities, powers, and spiritual wickedness in high places — through the power of prayer. However, if you are ignorant to the Truth and have no revelation, you cannot execute God's plan in the Earth realm, or effectively carry out your assignment as His representatives and ambassadors in advancing the Kingdom of God.
Many Christians are easily deceived because they are weak and spiritually ignorant of Satan's schemes. The more you submit to God, reposition yourself in the heavenly realm through prayer and fasting, listen to the "heart" of God, receive revelation as God speaks to you, you become a threat to the kingdom of darkness.
(Jeremiah 33:3, "Ask me and I will tell you remarkable secrets you do not know about things to come").
If you are just asking God to meet your basic needs, praying superficial carnal prayers, or not praying at all, you fall prey to the enemy's snare. (Please do not misunderstand me. Scripture teaches us to ask… make your request known to God.) Surely, no one wants to remain in elementary school when they should be a senior in high school. You get my point, right? It's time to graduate in your prayer life. Preparing for graduation requires "persistence" in prayer and having a consistent prayer life. Jesus is our model example. He taught persistence in prayer in the Gospels; it is a requirement and should correspond with your faith. Because you believe and trust God, you must keep praying.
My assignment is to sound the alarm to awaken the spirit of prayer within you. God has called many of you who will read this post to the ministry of prayer. You are intercessors and prayer warriors! I pray this inspires you to arise and shine; for your light has come! May glory of the LORD rise upon you. Set your mind and your heart to go deeper in prayer — praying in the Spirit—yielding to the Spirit that He may pray through you according to the will of God. Yes, it will require spending more time in prayer; being in the Presence of God listening and waiting before Him and obeying His voice. As the songwriter penned, "I give myself away"… to God not man! Understand that your life is not your own, to Him you belong; therefore, your lifestyle should reflect this truth.
Dearly beloved, this is the hour of visitation in order to receive divine revelation from the Throne Room of God. We are in a spiritual war between kingdoms—Light and darkness. The world's systems are vying to dominate and control. If the Church of Jesus Christ agrees with the world's systems rather than standing steadfast on the Word of God, we set ourselves as enemies of God. Like Daniel, refuse to bow to any other king, except Jesus the Christ. Do not compromise! Refuse to buy into the Babylonian system, instead maintain your devotion to the only true and Living God. Devote time to praying, seeking the face of God; set your mind to gain understanding, and humble yourself before your God. James 5:16 AMP, declares, "The earnest (heartfelt, continued) prayer of a righteous man makes tremendous power available [dynamic in its working]". And I Peter 3:12 tells us, "For the eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, and His ears are open to their prayers…"
Warfare is 24/7 in the spirit realm; therefore, it must be 24/7 in the Earth. Set a watch. Answer the call to be a watchman. Hold your position and do not come down off the wall until God releases you.
Like Daniel, many of your answers are being "blocked" or "intercepted" by the demonic activity assigned over regions, states, cities, and territories, even families and generations. Learn the art of spiritual warfare. There are those that will tell you there is no need, or no such thing as "spiritual warfare." But I encourage you to dig deeper… get a revelation from God Himself and tap into the power and authority delegated to you by the ALL-POWERFUL ONE, CREATOR GOD to subdue, take dominion, bind and loose according to the Word of God in the name of Jesus. Stand up and be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Declare that you will experience "Powerful Living" as you yield to the power of the Holy Ghost! This is your time to ASCEND in the place of prayer. This is your time of visitation to receive revelation for the manifestation of what God has already purposed before the foundation of the world!
Praying for you,
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