I felt it imperative to bring this message to the Body of Christ today. I knew that there was something very special about this Passover season and the many confirmations about God's appointed time and how that time is Now! I will start with this, two weeks ago on a Monday morning I woke up to hearing the Lord saying it's time, it's My appointed time and immediately He brought me to the word, specifically Hab. 2:2,3
Then the Lord said to me, "Write my answer plainly on tablets, so that a runner can carry the correct message to others. This vision is for a future time. It describes the end, and it will be fulfilled. If it seems slow in coming, wait patiently, for it will surely take place. It will not be delayed.
The Lord began to speak to me about His appointed times, not mans but His. He told me that we are at the brink of a major move of His Spirit and that right now He is positioning His Bride, His runners to carry His gospel to the ends of the earth!! We are being positioned and handed ROYAL batons for His plans and purpose. A whole company of Gods CHOSEN vessels are coming forth to represent His HOLY NATION!!
Then last night on the way home from some much needed rest time, the Lord told me to go to Joshua 3. He wanted to confirm His appointed time to His Bride. He brought me to Joshua 3. I encourage everyone reading this to read the entire Chapters 3 and 4 of the Book of Joshua this week or whenever you have the time.
For now we are going to focus on Joshua 3:5,11, and 15-17
5And Joshua said to the people, sanctify yourselves (that is, separate yourselves for a holy purpose), for tomorrow the Lord will do wonders among you.
11Behold, the Ark of the covenant of the Lord is passing over before you into the Jordan!
15And when those who bore the ark had come to the Jordan and the feet of the priests bearing the ark were in the brink of the water-for the Jordan overflows all its banks throughout the time of harvest- 16Then the waters for which came down from above stood and rose up in a heap far off, at Adam the city that is beside Zarethan;and those flowing down toward the Sea of the Arabah, the Salt (Dead) Sea were wholly cut off. And the people passed over opposite Jericho. 17And while all Israel passed over on dry ground, the priests who bore the ark of the covenant of the Lord stood firm on dry grounding the midst of the Jordan, until all the nation finished passing over the Jordan.
God told Joshua to prepare the people to cross over by sanctifying them and preparing them for all the wonders He had in mind to do.They were to be sanctified and unified and then they would cross over together! God is bringing unity to His family,His body! God is binding His children together in love for one purpose, His Purpose. We are about to see God's wonders! He then had them set up a memorial of this crossing and to prepare for war, the seizing of their lands.
Let's look at one more scripture, Joshua 4:19
And the people came up out of the Jordan on the tenth day of the first month and encamped in Gilgal on the east border of Jericho.
You have to know this, last night I am on my way home when God is speaking this to me, that day on the Hebrew calendar was Nissan 9. In the scripture the passing over the Jordan occurred on Nisan 10!! Today is Nissan 10!! Today is the exact day the children of Israel crossed over the Jordan to go and conquer their lands!! God wants us to know it is time to cross over and to seize the lands marked out for us for His purpose and for His Glory!! Get ready Church and stay ready it is indeed our appointed time!!! Praise God for His established plan for His Holy Nation, His royal priesthood!
9But you are not like that, for you are a chosen people. You are royal priests, a holy nation, God's very own possession. As a result, you can show others the goodness of God, for he called you out of the darkness into his wonderful light.