Many have been facing an attack on their new land of inheritance. The new place of breakthrough. The new place where many of you have crossed over and others of you are crossing over, it's the new place of increase that the Lord has for you.
The Lord showed me that the enemy is roaring like a lion and he is seeking those to whom he can devour. I saw 1 Peter 5:8 clearly before me:
"Be well balanced and always alert, because your enemy, the devil, roams around incessantly, like a roaring lion looking for its prey to devour." (The Passion Translation)
Passion Translation notes on 1 Peter 5:8 - "The implication in the context is that if you do not bring your worries and cares to God, the devil will use depression and discouragement to devour you. Just as lions go after the feeble, the young, and the stragglers, so the enemy of our souls will always seek out those who are isolated, alone or depressed to devour them."
The Lord showed me that many are carrying worries and concerns in their heart and they have been bottled for a long time. In many ways they have caused great isolation, fear, discouragement and depression. I had a vision and saw Jesus waiting in this new land of inheritance He has for these ones, and He was sitting by a fountain, waiting. He is waiting for you to come and pour out your worries and concerns to the Lord and to LEAVE them with Him.
"Pour out all your worries and stress upon him and leave them there, for He always tenderly cares for you." - 1 Peter 5:7 (The Passion Translation)
I saw many keep "picking up" the concerns and worries again, but the Lord is encouraging His people to trust Him. To trust Him in faith, that He is protecting. He is providing. He is covering. He is planning things that are greater than could be imagined. (1 Corinthians 2:9)
The enemy is using these places of "worry, concern, stress, discouragement" to devour you. The Lord is inviting you into a deeper place of encountering Him and His tender care and love for you, that you would experience His love so deeply, all these worries and concerns will be washed away.
WORRIES AND CONCERNS - FEAR (FALSE EVIDENCE APPEARING REAL)
I saw many struggling in their new land of inheritance with these worries and concerns but they are not from God, nor is it the Lord speaking. I kept hearing that common acronym "FEAR - False Evidence Appearing Real". Those worries and concerns, those fears that are assaulting you regarding your new land of inheritance, they are not from the Lord. It is the enemy again with his same old tricks to bring smoke and mirrors to steal your joy, to steal your peace, to steal your vision, and to steal the DELIGHT that the Lord has for you in this new land of inheritance. The wonderful things He has promised you suddenly manifesting! The enemy has found the place of worry, concern and stress in many of God's children and he is using it to devour. Repent of the places of worry, concern, fear and stress in your hearts and embrace 1 Peter 5:9.
"Take a DECISIVE stand against him and resist his every attack with STRONG, VIGOROUS faith. For you know that your believing brothers and sisters around the world are experiencing the same kind of troubles you are enduring." - 1 Peter 5:9 (The Passion Translation)
YOU ARE NOT ALONE
I felt the Lord wanted to encourage many that are feeling alone in the battle - you are not alone. Many of your brothers and sisters around the world are facing the same battles, the same attacks right now, but be encouraged because you are actually going deeper and further into a the land of inheritance that contains greater fruitfulness, favour, opportunity, increase, joy, blessing and healing.
There is a sovereign move of His Spirit upon you that is bringing great restoration. In this new land of inheritance what has been stolen from you and broken, the Lord is going to bring about a supernatural sovereign restoration and it is going to be a double portion restoration. You are not going around the mountain again. The Lord is putting a stop to what has been continually coming against you by giving you the strategies to know how to overcome. Keep standing for the Lord is going to release you into greater things than you realise, and as you move forward, your arms will be full of restoration, carrying forth that which He has sovereignly restored to you. Greater increase.
STRONGER THAN EVER
"And then, after your brief suffering, the God of all loving grace, who has called you to share in his eternal glory in Christ, will personally and powerfully restore you and make you stronger than ever. Yes, he will set you firmly in place and build you up. And He has all the power needed to do this - forever! Amen." - 1 Peter 5:10-11 (The Passion Translation)
Passion Translation notes on verses 9-10: "Suffering, in part, comes from the activity of the devil. There are sufferings that must be resisted in faith, as part of an attack from our adversary. The Aramaic can be translated "slight suffering". When we are in the midst of suffering, we are convinced it will never end. Peter reminds us that all of our trials are slight, brief, and temporary, but the glory we experience is eternal.
The power of God is strengthening you. He is fortifying you. He will set you firmly in place and build you up. Keep standing in faith. For the land many of you have already entered and some of you are entering is SO full of joy, so FULL of the fruit of yieldedness and desires of the heart that have come in communion with Him, manifesting all around.
I heard the Holy Spirit say "The enemy is attempting to muddy the waters." - The Lord has spoken to you about this new land, what it looks like, some of what He is doing and His heart for you in this new land of inheritance. This attack has that come against many of you, is almost opposite to what God has said, it has brought confusion, it has brought with it a lack of peace, it has brought with it fear and anxiety and other manifestations in natural circumstances. That fruit is NOT the Lord.
Much of what many of you are facing right now in this attack is the witchcraft spirit rising up again. Stand your ground, move forward in vigorous faith and rehearse what God has spoken over your land over and over - decree it, stand in it, refuse to accept and take a stand against what the enemy is roaring.
ENCOUNTERS WITH HIS POWER
The truth is, you are about to meet with God in your land of inheritance like you never have before. As you continue to engage with God, leaving worries, concerns, stresses and fears with Him, closing the door on them through faith... these radical encounters with God are going to see you encounter the POWER of God like never before and things are going to be broken off, shaken off and the Lord is going to ADD TO YOU. This IS your day of freedom from this spirit that has assaulted you.
What the enemy meant for your harm, God is using for your good (Genesis 50:20). He is using the wrestle, He is using the battle, He is using the "slight suffering" to strengthen you, fortify you, and build you up.
This major breakthrough of encounter with His power is going to bring such a tremendous shift into your life, you will see next time this spirit comes against you to whisper its lies, to cause fear, to cause oppression, to muddy the waters, to whisper its false predictions, decrees and lies, it won't even touch you. It will roll off your back, like water off a ducks back.
Posted on March 7, 2018
Reprinted by permission
Lana Vawser Ministries
Gold Coast Hinterlands,
Lana Vawser's heart is to encourage believers in deeper intimacy with Him, hearing His voice, and deeper revelation of who He is and their inheritance.
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