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DEAR THRESHOLD SHAKERS,
FIRST—I feel to host a special call tomorrow evening. With the prospect of conflict with Iran intensifying, we need to press in in prayer for President Trump, his advisors, and for the nation. We will also cover some aspects of the Faneuil Hall gathering and the 13 Colonies tour. Hard to believe we are a month away TODAY!
I know the call is last-minute but as you will see it’s very important. Very simply, it’s time. Please make plans to join us.
Trump’s Turnaround on Iran
PRESIDENT TRUMP MADE A BOLD DECISION YESTERDAY. Was it right? Our fighter jets and destroyer cannons were armed and ready to unleash hell on Iran in retaliation for downing a US spy drone. With only half an hour left before the attack, Trump suddenly pulled back. Leaving supporters and critics alike wondering what he was thinking.
I personally bore witness to the decision from the moment the news reports came out. It was the right call. Trump later tweeted that he didn’t believe Iran losing 150 lives in retaliation for destroying an unmanned drone would have been a proportionate response.
And that’s certainly true. But the decision to hold back war also sent an unmistakeable message to the leaders of Iran. America earnestly seeks peace. There’s got to be a better way than ultimately inflicting pain and destruction upon the Iranian people. Lets talk. We are giving the nation every chance for a new way forward.
And in process, by showing restraint Trump has gained tremendous credibility both with other nations and across the political spectrum of America.
No War Beginning on the Solstice!
Scanning the news provoked me to sleep-evasive prayer last night. And not over what you might think. I discovered that Friday was the summer solstice. Which meant that Thursday night and last night, unspeakable evil was invoked in the darker levels of the occult. The enemy was seeking a sacrifice. And the thought suddenly occurred to me—were demonic networks, recently warned about by Paula White, seeking to ignite a global war yesterday? To literally unleash hell beginning on the summer solstice 2019?
And by calling back the attack, did Donald Trump just trump the enemy’s plan?
Third Year of Cyrus—Trump, Iran, and Turnaround
“IT’S TIME.” This was the declaration made as we crossed over into 2019, and we knew it was related to Iran. Daniel 10 was highlighted. “In the third year of Cyrus king of Persia, a message was revealed.” Daniel fasted and prayed for breakthrough until the Prince of Persia or Iran was restrained, and the angel of the Lord broke through. The kingdom turned, his people were preserved. And a message was revealed through this breakthrough which accurately defined history—even to the end of days.
Most of you know how Donald Trump was prophesied as a Cyrus for our time. The parallels famously noted by Lance Wallnau between the characterization of Cyrus in Isaiah 45 and the 45th president of the United States is remarkable. We knew from this scripture that his third year was going to be significant, even related to Iran and breakthrough.
Not coincidentally, a blood moon at midnight over Washington DC confirmed this perception. The blood moon appeared at exactly 12:12 am over Washington DC. It “happened to be” the third anniversary of Trump’s inauguration.
Can’t make this stuff up, friends. Seriously you can’t. The Lamplighter family can attest that this alert was followed by literally nonstop prayer projects related to Daniel 10 ever since. Continuously covering President Trump, Iran and Israel, and also an outpouring of Holy Spirit in revival. Very simply, it’s time!
“It will come about after this that I will pour out My Spirit on all mankind; and your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions. Even on the male and female servants I will pour out My Spirit in those days.
“I will display wonders in the sky and on the earth, blood, fire and columns of smoke. The sun will be turned into darkness AND THE MOON INTO BLOOD before the great and awesome day of the Lord comes. And it will come about that whoever calls on the name of the Lord will be delivered…” (Joel 2:28-32).
Daniel 10 and Breakthrough
We know that Daniel 10 relates to Iran. What most people miss is the message hope it conveys. Daniel was provoked to prayer because his world was getting darker. Hamans were arising in the kingdom. Cyrus’ own decree to restore the Jewish people to their land was being met with open defiance. The Prince of Persia was rising.
Against this backdrop, Daniel entered into an intense season of extended intercession with fasting—until God moved to trump the stalemate. He had little idea what he was up against. But in the spiritual realm, the Prince of Persia was blockading high level angelic hosts sent from the Throne in response to his prayers. This high level principality essentially claimed the spiritual rulership of the Persian kingdom, and was fiercely opposing the advancement of God’s covenant.
Daniel never set out to fast and pray 21 days. He set his face to press through until God broke through. The angel Gabriel appeared. “Then he said to me, “Do not be afraid, Daniel, for from the first day that you set your heart on understanding this and on humbling yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to your words. But the prince of the kingdom of Persia was withstanding me for twenty-one days… (Daniel 10:12-13).
The Prince of Persia was restrained. God’s covenant people were preserved. Their cause was greatly accelerated!
Hear me in this. It can be this way in our day too. We can see a breakthrough. We can see a turnaround.
The King and the Prophetic Intercessor
I made a point at the beginning of the year which I want to re-emphasize now. Scripture records the accomplishments of Cryus as virtually unprecedented in history. Yet in the the record of Scripture, Daniel’s intercession is emphasized even more than Cyrus’ leadership! Scripture also clearly shows how Daniel’s intercession helped bring to birth the blessings and breakthroughs Cyrus is credited with. This is vitally important. The king and the prophetic intercessor moved in concert in a way that secured victory, subdued kingdoms, and forged a new way forward for God’s covenant people. With this Cyrus continues to be honored as one of the greatest kings who ever lived.
You probably get my point, right? To a large extent, Cyrus’ victories depend on the effectiveness of Cyrus’ intercessors. YOUR PRAYERS FOR AMERICA’S CYRUS MATTER. They are helping to define history. Probably far more than you know!
Prince of Persia
So lets focus on another unperceived aspect of Daniel’s battle. What was the prophet up against? Just a regional principality? I believe more. I believe the magnitude of evil within this force was much more fully unleashed through the diabolical anti-semitism of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi regime. Here’s why. The name “Iran” is just another way of pronouncing “Aryan.” The master race Hitler through his atrocities hoped to achieve. In fact, Hitler’s representatives actually persuaded ruler of Persia to rename his nation as a witness of the nation’s alignment with Nazi Germany.
In short—the Prince of Persia is actually the principality that empowered Hitler’s regime, including the Holocaust. What Daniel prevailed over in prayer was the very force which sought to exterminate the Jews.
Please. Someone tell me that it’s not the same today. That the Prince of Persia is not actually motivating the governmental leaders from the Iranian revolution to seek Israel’s destruction and the extermination of Jews globally. That their vow to wipe Israel off the map should not be taken literally. Or that Israel is the little satan, and America is the great satan.
Right now Iran is again enriching uranium at a pace fast enough to produce nuclear weapons in mere months. They fund Hezbollah at the northern border of Israel, and Hamas in Gaza, to wreak havoc in the covenant land. They have vowed to fight to the death against both the Jews and against Sunni Muslims as practiced by virtually the entire rest of the Mideast. Seeking a global caliphate hauntingly similar to the Nazi’s Third Reich.
And to a large extent, that’s the force we are up against in this hour. Can we prevail now—as Daniel did in his time, and Rees Howells during his watch?
“It’s Now Time”—For Breakthrough
The good news is that prophet after prophet has conveyed it’s not yet time for the magnitude of war that would be unleashed in conflict with Iran. What then does the prophetic declaration mean that “It’s time?” I believe it’s now time for the saints to again prevail over the Prince of Persia. By seeing this force covenantally and governmentally restrained, we can see the government of Iran shifted and a new way forward forged. And by prevailing against this Prince of Persia, we can see hundreds of thousands, maybe even millions of lives preserved instead of destroyed.
Note that I’m not saying we are not going to war. The Lord has not shown me if war can be avoided or not. We simply cannot afford to make the same mistake of appeasement that Neville Chamberlain made before World War II. I just know the evil must be restrained in the spirit for true victory to be secured. That’s the way it was in Daniel’s day, in Rees Howells’ watch over World War II, and in our watch for this hour.
As with Daniel, our press in the spiritual realm can mitigate, delay, or perhaps even prevent a global war of a magnitude nobody wants to see. I believe God has once again appointed breakthrough against the Prince of Persia, restraining a high level principality empowering delusion and evil before wreaking havoc on a global scale.
Your prayers—our prayers together—are prevailing. Lets keep pressing until full breakthrough and turnaround is achieved.