February 27, 2020
After bathing in the afternoon, the Spirit gave an impression in my mind: “The church must immediately have restoration in these two important aspects, the first is the spiritual position before God and the second is the power of prayer“.
I feel that this impression is because in the last few days, every time I read the news on social media, the viral topics are either the problem of floods threat in Jakarta, or the Corona virus outbreak in many cities in the world.
It is supposed that the Church’s spiritual position be at the point that God defined, and the power of prayer works to its maximal, therefore the church of God would easily take on its function as the ‘gate of heaven’ then shut, and stop the work of ‘the gate of hell’ that is spreading in this world!
I believe, these days the Holy Spirit is working continuously in His Church to take the Church back to its spiritual position and to function maximally as the gate of Heaven on earth! The power of prayer will once more dominate the spiritual dynamics in His House; the revelation of the existence of God who is the First, the Last and the Living One(Revelation 1: 17-18) will rule His Church – giving a distinctive, victorious spiritual position to His Church!
And while I was writing the statement above, I felt the Holy Spirit put a message in my mind:
“After all this time My Church has been preoccupied and drunk with various efforts to be successful, wealthy and humanly successful – that is the distraction that the Enemy is doing to make the Church not functioning as it should. I will once again take My Church to walk through the death to self – deny herself, take up the cross and become people who hear and obey My direction. With the eyes of their hearts start to fix on Me, the Church will once again see the true I AM – Who has initiated their journey of faith and Who will continue be with them and enable them to go to the finish line, and I who have died but have risen to live forevermore, and the Church will have transformation of identity and spiritual position in Me. This is the spiritual position that will enable the Church to function as a ‘History Maker and Transformer of Civilization’. When the whole world is ruled by darkness, the Church will be present as light. When the whole world is shackled by sorrow, mourning and the power of death, the Church will be present as a divine life bearer and deliverer for all who want to believe! There are a lot of uproars that will occur in the cities and it is all because of what I do in and through the Church! Get ready, because from inside My Church there will be a wave of restoration that will sweep away all the sorrow, sadness, and suffering the people on earth experienced. The church will bring the reality of heaven into the daily lives of the inhabitants of the earth! ”
Revelation 21:3-4 (NASB) “And I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, “Behold, the tabernacle of God is among men, and He will dwell among them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself will be among them, and He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away.”
Ps. Steven Agustinus