Instead of destroying each other, we need to destroy the works of the enemy and take back our land. We can’t assume everything around us is okay and be on cruise control because the world is rapidly changing around us. We can’t bury our heads in the sand and act like nothing is wrong. Neither can we stand like Dorothy in the “Wizard of Oz” with ruby red slippers and click our heels. It just won’t cut it. We don’t want the next generation to have to pay for slothfulness–being lukewarm–being busy, rather than being on fire for God with a passion to win the lost and take this nation back. We don’t want the next generation to be a Judges 2:10 group “who knew not the Lord, nor the works He had done for Israel.”
To trump is to outrank or defeat something or someone, often in a highly public way. Jesus Christ did that for us. He is for us and not against us. We are either on God’s side or not. There is no sitting on the fence when it comes to God.
Are we going to take back the land or are we going to cower to the enemy, public opinion, and disregard the price Jesus has already paid? Jesus, “having disarmed principalities and powers, He made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them in it” (Colossians 2:15 NKJV).
We can’t play games—our country is in trouble. America started having more serious problems after prayer was taken out of schools—and we have been on a steady decline ever since. It’s almost like she is a frog in hot water and doesn’t know it is about to boil. Is there hope for America? Yes! If we will repent and turn back to God, depending on His Power and obeying His Word. The Bible reveals that when the king of a nation honors God, life goes better.
We must learn to defeat the enemy of our souls. We live in a nation with a Trojan Horse (destroying ourselves from within), a war of words, social media explosion, and wrong being called right. There is hope for America if she will turn back to God and not compromise. You don’t have to take digs at other people to advertise you have a shovel in your hand. You don’t disregard warnings at the risk of destroying lives just to save money.
Every person is a leader—you are leading someone whether you realize it or not. THE MIDNIGHT HOUR (Will America Turn Back To God?) is a must read for every pastor and leader. Will America turn back to God? Will you? Will you help others turn back to God? People are hurting, desperate, and looking for answers. Instead of destroying each other, we need to destroy the enemy and take back the land.
God Himself is the Breaker Anointing in Micah 2:13. As the Groom carries the Bride over the threshold at a wedding, we must stay close to Jesus so that He carries us over the threshold by the wind of His Spirit. There is always opposition at the threshold of open doors.
The anointing ushers in the Glory of God, where “suddenly” things begin to change, marriages are healed, relationships restored, and whole families come back to the Lord. The anointing is the tangible substance of the power of the presence of the Holy Spirit. We must turn back to the Lord as a nation in prayer and fasting to experience waves of change. We come together as the Body of Christ and then go out and live it the rest of the week–from the White House to the supermarkets. We may have mountaintop experiences but we live life in the valley with other people.
Have you ever climbed to the top of a mountain and for a second, sensed an awe and fear that you could be swept over? That will wake you up—I can assure you. I remember standing at the top of Mount Masada on a trip to Israel and seeing the clouds below. It was breath taking and awesome at the same time.
While I was writing this morning, the young girl who works for a pool company came knocking at the back door. She shared that she added a little calcium to the pool and it would look a little cloudy for about thirty minutes. I shared with her what I was writing about as I was sitting at the dining room table. I chose to stop and listen to her.
She began to share her situation about being separated from her husband with children that gave way to an opportunity for me to encourage her. I told her about my first book: GOD’S PRICELESS TREASURE and how we can overcome every challenge with God’s help. God uses natural circumstances in our daily lives to position us with people who need encouragement and for us to take time to talk with them and listen.
The Bible says, “The ONE who breaks open the way will go up before them; they will break through the gate and go out. Their King will pass through before them, the LORD at their head.” (Micah 2:13)
The Bible says, “Rain down, you heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness, and let the earth open, lets them bring forth salvation (deliverance), and let righteousness spring up together. I, the LORD, have created it” (Isaiah 45:8).
Salvation means deliverance and wow, do we ever live in such a time that we need deliverance as a nation! America has separated herself from God and needs to turn back to Him.
The anointing is literally the atmosphere of “as it is in Heaven” so shall it be upon the Earth. From the recent news, and all forms of social media, we could use some of that to bring about healing and restoration to us as a nation. If there ever was a time when we need God, it is now. With the war of words across social media, to division, strife, attacking, and the race to the White House, we surely need God in this hour for America.
Are there situations and places in your life that need to be made straight? It may be a business issue, personal, family, marriage, financial, health, or even emotional issues. It may be your tongue and not being able to keep a confidence. Whatever the case, God wants to help you. The anointing of God makes paths straight. God knows how to turn us at just the right time to get the keys to people, and to save us from disaster. God knew at just the right time to have the calcium added to the pool this morning so the young lady would come to the door. I stay in awe of God and how He positions us to share hope with others.
Wait till you read the story in THE MIDNIGHT HOUR where God turned us around on a drive to Kiawah through the navigation system to get a key to my husband and to spare us from a wreck. The story reveals how God works supernaturally in the natural to deliver us from evil in everyday circumstances.
Are you dealing with unsurmountable obstacles that prevent you from moving one step forward to accomplishing that which God has called you to do? Do you sense that you are having to fight for every square inch of the promises from God?
The Body of Christ—must wake up out of sleep. In the natural, when an organ or system goes wrong in one’s own body, it can destroy it. It is the same in our spiritual life. We must wake up and realize what really matters in life. Competition is not a Kingdom value. Comparison is the thief of joy. Procrastination is the thief of time. We must choose to come together and work together with God as the Head, encouraging each other and building each other up in unity and love. Tell others how important they are to you now. Show honor and appreciation to others. When we do life together, multiplication is the outcome—and exponential growth is witnessed at every turn. It doesn’t mean we have to agree on everything, but we learn to disagree agreeably. We don’t rip each other to shreds.
Are you imprisoned by inescapable bars of iron? God will cut them into—get ready. God will smash through and break into pieces the gates of bronze! He will position you with someone for a word of encouragement. One word from God can change everything.
When the anointing of God came upon Cyrus (see Isaiah 45), the LORD subdued nations before him, loosed the armor of kings, and opened before him the DOUBLE DOORS so that the gate would not be shut. God made crooked places straight AND broke in pieces gates of bronze and cut the bars of iron!
We have the answer to every problem in God’s Word. It is our part to read it and apply it.
We must turn back to God and the true source of our water supply—the Word of God. With the devastation in Flint, Michigan, I couldn’t help but think God is revealing a natural manifestation of what is happening spiritually to America as a nation—that we have turned away from our True Source—God—for what? Saving money? Destroying lives? It’s time to turn back to God and realize what He has already done for us. It’s time to partner with Him.
We must be determined. Isaiah 50:7 says, “…therefore have I set my face like a flint.”
Make sure to read my third book: THE MIDNIGHT HOUR, available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Xulon, etc.
God bless America,
“Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord” (Psalm 33:12)
BOOKS BY DEBORAH:
GOD’S PRICELESS TREASURE (How To Overcome Challenges, Be Transformed, And Know Your Purpose)
A LEAP OF FAITH (25 Days at the Mercy Seat)
THE MIDNIGHT HOUR by Deborah Starczewski
(Two more books coming out this year….keep moving forward…do all God has put in your heart to do with Him!)