1. It Is a Time of Fire—A Fresh Baptism of Fire (Matt. 3:1-6; Acts 2:2-4; Lev. 6:9-13)
Recently the voice of the Holy Spirit came to me, stating, "I am releasing renewed weapons of spiritual warfare: fire, the catapult, and the battering ram."
The fire of the Holy Spirit will fall, resulting in conviction of sin and fresh power encounters. Some will be catapulted into the future to bring back treasures into their now. At the same time, the old-time battering ram used to break down the enemy's resistance, resulting in what was closed doors, in this year of the door will be bashed open.
This past Day of Atonement, prophet Bob Jones saw an egg being given to him. (To read the word on the Elijah List, click here.) As the egg broke open, fire was contained in the egg. We have had the wine of the Spirit, and now we will begin to experience the fire of the Lord. Live coals of fire from the altar of the Lord will be released in Jesus' name, purging our lips and commissioning people to take the gospel of the kingdom to unreached people groups.
2. Call to All Watchmen: Attention, Be On the Alert (Is. 62:6-7; Matt. 26:40)
The first night I moved into my new house in Franklin, Tenn., a warrior angel I had not seen for 25 years appeared at the end of my bed and energetically declared, "Attention! Be on the alert!" It is a fresh call to watchmen on the walls to take their place, especially in protection for Israel, Syria and the Golan Heights.
There will also be a renewed local church prayer movement centered around the words of Jesus: "Could you not tarry one hour?" The three streams of the global prayer movement are the local church, houses of prayer and networks of prayer. They will learn to cooperate together in a greater measure.
3. Increased Detail in the Word of Knowledge (1 Cor. 12:8)
Recently the presence of the Lord came upon me, and the Lord stated, "The seeds sown by the seers and prophets into a young generation decades ago have now come into fruition. A detailed word of knowledge will be released again, creating an atmosphere of the fear of the Lord and awe and wonder."
Watch for and welcome the revelatory gifts of the Spirit of a word of knowledge, word of wisdom and discerning of spirits.
4. Redemptive Interpreters and Hope Ambassadors Released (1 Thess. 5:8; Col. 1:27; Titus 2:13)
A work of cleansing is coming to the global prophetic movement, bringing us from being problem-focused prophets into solution-focused prophets.
The Lord has a remedy for misery-based Christianity, using modern-day Daniels who will walk in redemptive understandings. These hope-filled interpreters will honor the earlier waves of the Holy Spirit and the pioneering work of the former prophetic movements while reaching into the heart of God for His redemptive ways for future generations. It is time for the redemptive interpreters to emerge!
5. 'I Will Restore' (Acts 3:19-21)
Last year, one of the major words I released was, "The Holy Spirit is pushing the reset button." In a similar manner, my heart beats with the word, "I will restore!"
According to Acts 3:19-21, Jesus will be retained in heaven until the restoration of all things, spoken by the holy prophets of old. This includes the restoration of the message, the messengers and the method.
This work of the restoration of all things includes:
- The restoration of Israel
- The restoration of fire on the altar (the global worship and prayer movement)
- The full restoration of the supernatural
- The restoration of compassion that acts
- The synergy of the generations, the kingdom mandate and the church's original commission: the harvest of souls to win for the Lamb the reward of His sufferings.
This is part of what I have been hearing, sensing, seeing and knowing that the Holy Spirit is doing in this hour. We each only see in part, and even the best only prophesy in part. But when we each bring our piece of the puzzle to the table, we will see with greater clarity the vision of things to come.
Dr. James W. Goll is the president of Encounters Network, director of Prayer Storm and coordinates Encounters Alliance, a coalition of leaders. He is director of God Encounters Training—an e-school of the heart, and is a member of the Harvest International Ministries apostolic team. He has shared Jesus in more than 50 nations worldwide, teaching and imparting the power of intercession, prophetic ministry, and life in the Spirit. Goll is the prolific author of numerous books and has also produced multiple study guides and hundreds of audio and video messages.