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On the Tracks Again
The Glory Train is rollin’ again! We are now en route to Sacramento California, anticipating a powerful time in the Lord on 07-07. It’s the ninth anniversary of the Call Nashville. Where the mandate to divorce Baal and restore covenant with Christ was nationally and globally released!
We then come “full circle” on the Glory Train with our arrival in Washington State. Join us for the Glory Train Seattle, hosted by Seattle Revival Center.
We seriously covet both your prayers and presence. Glory!
July 4—Abandon the Revolution?
Jolene and I spent most of July 4 touring the Ronald Reagan Library after deboarding the train from San Diego. What we saw provoked us to weeping. We saw America, and American government, as it was before the downward spiral. A government empowering justice and freedom.
We can have this again today. In fact that is literally the turnaround being offered our nation at this time, for freedom and justice under God.
I know the headlines of today convey a different reality. When an elitist few seem above the same laws that legitimately halted the careers of other loyal Americans, our confidence in government’s capacity to responsibly steward justice can only suffer.
Here’s a quote from Ronald Reagan on the elites, before he became President. I advise you to read it real slow.
“I think it’s time we ask ourselves if we still know the freedoms that were intended for us by the Founding Fathers,” declared Reagan. “Whether we believe in our capacity for self-government or whether we abandon the American Revolution and confess that a little intellectual elite in a far distant capital can plan our lives for us better than we can plan the for ourselves…”
As Ronald Reagan conveyed—and as we’ve been sharing across the nation—America has one of two tracks to choose. Track 1 is a return to covenant freedom as a Nation under God, in the spirit of the American Revolution. Track 2 is a downward spiral of globalism tied to idolatry which shifts us from the covenantal foundations of our forefathers into a lawless, elitist rule that denies justice and empowers subjugation.
Your choice. But as for me and my house, we’re by no means abandoning the American Revolution. This train is bound for glory—a Glory Revolution!
God of Justice
Lets remember that Christ’s true justice remains utterly inescapable, and it always prevails. It’s like gravity. None of the legitimately guilty will ever escape the grasp of His verdict—temporally or eternally
Jesus Christ alone is the sovereign judge of the nations. He can be persuaded in His decisions. But unlike the rulers of the earth, He can neither be bought nor sold. He can never be coerced, He can never be seduced, and He can never turn a blind eye to injustice. Nothing ever gets by Him.
Further, He is faithful and true. He judges in righteousness. And He makes war to establish His verdict of justice in the earth (Rev. 19:11). This should terrify the powers who remain in open defiance of His heart, His word, His justice.
Because there truly is no Sovereign but God, and no King but Jesus. By His verdict we are in the midst of a turnaround where His glory is being restored. But it’s a governmental dimension of His glory. As Bob Jones noted in his Glory Train word, “It is the reign of a King. I believe that we’re going to begin to anoint Jesus as King!”
As this Glory Train rolls, we’re going to glimpse this dimension of His majesty more and more. The unveiling of an unshakeable Throne.
Isaiah 6—Releasing the Governmental Glory of God
Leaders from Isaiah to Abraham Lincoln have noted that you can never separate His glory from His justice. I have little doubt that shaking and discipline are both now at hand. Because the governmental glory of God is now being released!
During the Revolution San Diego, I felt strongly impressed that the Lord was speaking to welcome this dimension of His glory into our land. We all said yes to massive moves of salvation, healing and deliverance. We all promised to drink deeply of new wine—His best wine, saved for last.
But as we welcomed His governmental glory, I was very aware of an internal trembling as well. He is opening Heaven and unveiling His unshakeable throne. And Heaven and earth will have no choice but to respond.
Lets take a look at Isaiah 6. “In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lifted up, and the train of His robe filled the temple. Above it stood seraphim… And one cried to another and said:
“Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; The whole earth is full of His glory!” And the posts of the door were shaken by the voice of him who cried out, and the house was filled with smoke.”
Unveiling, shaking, justice and glory. He is moving this same way in our day, right now. The gates of earth which have so defied God and resisted His movement will indeed shake. They will tremble and their hold will break. Because Heaven is governmentally declaring, “Earth be full of His glory!”
“So Proud He Acted Corruptly…”
Note that the unveiling of God’s throne came when Israel’s throne was suddenly vacated. Why?
Uzziah, then king of Israel, had become very prideful in the execution of his office. To the extent he violated the covenantal boundaries which defined the branches of his government. “But when he became strong, his heart was so proud he acted corruptly, and was unfaithful to the Lord His God…”
It seems to be a familiar pattern today. When leaders become strong, they often yield to the temptation to corruption—almost as though they believe they are exempt from the law that governs their society. That’s when God mandates change.
Violating the Separation of Powers
Uzziah essentially tried to take over the duties and powers of the priestly office. In other words, he violated the separation of powers built within the three branches of Israel’s government.
Their branches consisted of prophet, priest and king, just as ours consist of the judicial, legislative and executive branches. They are amazingly correlated. The executive branch is like the kingly branch of Israel. The legislative branch is like the priestly branch, which represented the people before God. And the prophetic branch is similar to the judicial branch, as Israel’s prophets served as their judges.
So what happened to Uzziah? In today’s language, the President attempted to impose his will over another branch of government. And the judgement from God’s Throne became inescapable.
Note that Isaiah saw God as the Lord of hosts. He’s the sovereign leader of the armies of Heaven and earth! In Isaiah’s day and ours, the Lord of hosts is again rendering judgement and making war to uphold His verdict.
The fact that He is fully capable of executing His justice should give us all pause.