We, the people of God, have just come out of a major shaking in the universe as the coronavirus caused us to have to change everything about our lives. This shaking was of the created things, or earthly things. No matter how difficult this was, this shaking is opening up doors of opportunity in which we are going to go out and come in, bringing the gospel at an amazing rate.
Recently, the Lord gave me an open vision of many doors being shaken open. I saw 10 doors of opportunity opening before one per person, which means lots of doors are opening across the world. People were going through those doors by calling others to come over to where they are and also going out through the doors to others. Some of these doors were also connecting online or via social media. Through these doors people were going to homes and small groups which is lots of one on ones or twos.
Then God gave me this Scripture, specifically from Hebrews 12:26-29 (NIV): "At that time His voice shook the earth, but now He has promised, 'Once more I will shake not only the earth but also the heavens.'" The words "once more" indicate the removing of what can be shaken—that is, created things—so that what cannot be shaken may remain. Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, for our 'God is a consuming fire.'"
Since the world is just coming out of a shaking, when I read "once more," I was asking God, "What does this mean? God, is there another shaking coming?"
God revealed to me that the first shaking was perpetrated by coronavirus, caused by evil, but God in His love and mercy is causing it for our good. In it, we saw new souls being saved, but more so that God is calling the church to reposition itself for the second shaking that is coming. This current repositioning of the church means for us to remember that we are seated with Christ in heavenly places, we have come to Mount Zion, and we are to live as though we are already there in the spirit realm.
If you are wondering what the second shaking will look like, I honestly don't know. I asked Him that, but He did not get specific enough to add to this article. I just know that whatever it is, it will affect the earth, and it will be powerful enough to call forth more of an awakening of lost souls. I also know the church will be better positioned to handle the influx of people based on the first shaking caused by the coronavirus.
You see, the first shaking is to awaken us, the church. The second shaking is to awaken them, the world, to Christ!
Now believe me, it's not that all people were not shaken on this first round, but in order to reposition in the earth, we must first remember who we are in Christ and that we are seated with Him in heavenly places. According to the Hebrew calendar, we entered the month of Sivan at sundown on May 23, and in this month, we remember how the Israelites worshipped God at the base of Mount Sinai.
Exodus 19:10-13 (MEV) says, "The Lord said to Moses, 'Go to the people and sanctify them today and tomorrow, and have them wash their clothes, and be ready for the third day, for on the third day the Lord will come down in the sight of all the people on Mount Sinai. You shall set boundaries for the people all around, saying, "Take heed to yourselves so that you not go up onto the mountain or touch its border. Whoever touches the mountain will surely be put to death. No hand will touch him, but he shall surely be stoned or shot through, whether it be beast or man. He shall not live." When the trumpet sounds a long blast, they shall come up to the mountain.'"
On Mount Sinai, we find God calling Moses to come up to Him and receive the Ten Commandments on the Feast of Shavuot. In 2020, the Feast of Shavuot is celebrated from Thursday, May 27, at sundown, to sundown on Saturday, May 30. This is when the Jews received the Torah and worshipped the Lord as He revealed Himself through the Law.
However, after Jesus comes to earth and dies for humanity, those who are His followers are waiting for the Holy Spirit to arrive in power. On Pentecost Sunday, May 31, we as followers of Christ remember the power of the Holy Spirit coming upon the first 120 in the upper room. This experience is like that in Hebrews 12:18-24, where we are invited to Mount Zion and to a loving God who wants us to approach Him as though the law has been met through Jesus' death, burial and Resurrection, and that we have received grace, and superabounding grace at that. Jesus is the mediator of a New Covenant and invites us to come to Him and draw near to Him in our hearts by His Holy Spirit.
It's not that people who need Jesus are not shaking now, because they are, but the church itself was so utterly surprised by this shaking that we had to quickly create new ways to reach out to the people in the midst of this havoc. We are trying to get stabilized. We are creating more earthly structures so we can build again. God said. "You will stabilize if you remember who you are and come up to Mt. Zion and put in place in the earth the heavenly things first." We as a church need heavenly direction to build properly. We are no longer on Mount Sinai, and we are now near to God because of Jesus' Blood. However, if we want to see the Great Awakening in power, signs and wonders, we must maintain our seat on Mount Zion in the heavenly places as our new supernatural foundation.
When the second shaking comes, it will cause the people to walk through doors where the supernatural will be the key to sharing the gospel. We will be walking so much in the supernatural as a church body, ministering one on one with power. There are opportunities in this shaking where God is encouraging us to invite people to come to Mount Zion to the heavenly Jerusalem. We need to develop structures that promote this change. This is the time of month to do this. We the church have been given access to the heavenly realms, and we must allow that positional authority to flow down into our earthly structures as a church. Then we can be ready for what is next because we have been stirred to take our rightful place now.
In Hebrews 12:18-24, the Scriptures read:
You have not come to a mountain that can be touched and that burned with fire, and to blackness and darkness and storm, and to the sound of a trumpet and to a voice speaking words, such that those who heard them begged that the word not be spoken to them anymore. For they could not endure that which was commanded: "If so much as a beast touches the mountain, it must be stoned or thrust through with a spear." So terrible was the sight that Moses said, "I am terrified and trembling."
But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels; to the general assembly and church of the firstborn, who are enrolled in heaven; to God, the Judge of all; and to the spirits of the righteous ones made perfect; and to Jesus, the Mediator of a new covenant; and to the sprinkled blood that speaks better than that of Abel.
There is a difference between Mount Sinai and Mount Zion, and it is the way God deals with His people, His treasured possession, now that Jesus has come. The first shaking on the mountain meant relationship with God based on more laws, more structure, the second shaking from the position of Mount Zion means relationship with God in freedom and heavenly encounters.
No matter how you felt about the first shaking or how your church or ministry is dealing with that, in the second shaking we will be more prepared for the power of God on Mount Zion to be revealed in the earth. Now is practice time for the flow of the supernatural from heaven to earth.
Let us pray into this word, as the second shaking may be coming sooner than we think. How well prepared are we in our structures? Church, we need to get prepared for the superabundant grace of God and the supernatural power of God to be released. Set your new structures up from your seat on Mount Zion, which is the heavenly perspective and seat of authority where the myriad of angels exist. As we are called to be people seated with Him in heavenly places, ruling and reigning with Him, let's start putting that into effect now and releasing global glory into the earth simply by our Mount Zion position of grace bought by His Blood. Remember, church, when He resurrected, so did we, and that's where the power already is, with Him in the Mount Zion of faith that exists in our heart.
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