Strang Psalm Prophecy

How a 3,000-Year-Old Psalm Predicts What’s Happening Today — Charisma Magazine

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These are certainly uncertain times politically, culturally and spiritually. On my Strang Report podcasts I invite Christian leaders to help put things into perspective. One with Mike Bickle was so good I want to devote this month’s column to showing how the current crisis was actually foretold 3,000 years ago in Psalm 2.

Mike Bickle is a longtime friend and the founder and director of the International House of Prayer in Kansas City, Missouri. He believes this Scripture helps us understand why Christians are experiencing increasing levels of bias and even persecution for their beliefs. It seems this occurs not just in America but around the world, not just with goverrnments but powerful corporations and institutions that seem to work in tandem to censor the role of Christianity in public life.

“I’m convinced it’s already starting in a mild way,” Bickle says in our podcast interview. “For the folks who are getting hit, it doesn’t feel mild, but it’s a small number right now. But I see that number increasing dramatically.”

Bickle wrote about this topic several years ago in his book, God’s Answer to the Growing Crisis, which details the Psalm 2 prophecy by King David: “Why do the nations rage, and the people plot in vain? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord and against His Anointed, saying, ‘Let us burst their bonds apart and cast away their cords from us'” (Ps. 2:1-3, ESV).

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“The kings of the earth” and “the rulers” who will come together, Bickle says, are “the leaders of the culture, not just smaller political leaders and the kings, but the leaders of academia, the media, marketplace, economics, military, sports—all of those rulers of the culture, they will come together, not 100% of them, but enough of them for David to say, ‘They will come together.'”

What those leaders will do, he says, is work together to “plan and scheme.” Their goal is laid out in verse 3, where King David “in essence says they’re going to drive the influence of the Word of God out of the culture.”

“Now he doesn’t use the words ‘the influence of the Word of God,'” he says, “they’re going to break God’s bonds off the people and cast away God’s cords. God’s bonds are God’s cords. To the secular mindset, God’s Word is bondage, and it stifles our human potential—old archaic laws in the Bible that are keeping us back from our full potential.

“The kings of the earth are going to plan—together with the rulers of the culture—to take the bondage of God’s Word, from their point of view, and break it off of cities and nations, break it off the culture,” Bickle says. “That means to get rid of, dismiss the Word of God in the public square in every way possible. And that has really accelerated in the last 12 months and then much faster in the last 12 weeks.”

Bickle says this increase is due in part to the internet, which, he says, “has given language and accessibility for all kinds of people to voice their opinions and in essence to validate and embolden the people who are like them. … People who would have never thought of certain things are now not only thinking about them, they’re enraged about them, and they see themselves as experts on them.”

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7 Amazing Prophetic Words From Isaiah 61 — Charisma Magazine

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In 24 End Time Prophecies Podcast with Pastor and Author Rick Blomgren on the Charisma Podcast Network, I share over four decades of research and shatter antiquated misconceptions regarding the end times. I offer glorious insights into God’s incredible, specific 24 end-time prophecies—12 of which have already been fulfilled, 12 about to arrive. I offer a version that is enlightening and magnificent, representing the grandeur and glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.

In all my decades of study, I have relied on the Holy Spirit to tell me what God is planning for the last days. In 1 Thessalonians 4:16, I wondered why God tells us Jesus comes with a shout when He first returns in the clouds; why not tell us directly that Jesus is calling us up at the rapture? I now know why God wants us to use and research the entire Bible for answers. I found the answer to this question in Isaiah 61, and it is breathtaking! I started my new podcast series on June 1, 2021, providing a detailed breakdown of what I found directly out of God’s word in Isaiah 61 regarding the shout by Jesus.

In my first episode, I shared seven amazing prophetic words in Isaiah 61 that completely alter the way we are to look at end-times prophecies in incredible ways. These seven words are the second of three announcements that God the Father has appointed Jesus to make at different times in history. We learn in the Bible that Jesus made the first announcement at the beginning of His initial earthly ministry, per Luke 4:16-21. He is appointed by God the Father to make the second announcement when He next arrives in the clouds. What He announces is surprising: It is not the rapture; however, right after the shout by Jesus, the rapture announcement happens immediately by the voice of a second entity that God tells us comes with Jesus in the clouds. This podcast episode is a brief 23 minutes long; it is incredibly exciting and explains the way believers are to look at end-times prophecies.

I offer two books on God’s 24 end-times prophecies. The first, my novel The Pastor of the Last Days, is an easy and exciting read. In two 4-hour sessions on a weekend, you can become well versed in all 24 end-times events. The final chapter will give you goosebumps! My second book, Stunned, is highly detailed, using history, world events and over 800 Bible verses providing strong evidence that the 24-prophecy model is fixed on firm biblical ground. Also, at our Revere Today Ministries website, rtm24.org, I offer free download of the 24 Prophecy Road Map along with the first chapters of both my books.

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We live in an incredible moment in history. God is telling us an amazing story about what has already been fulfilled and what is about to arrive. It is all fantastic news for those of us that love and place all our trust in Jesus the Christ, our Messiah. Torch1

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Who Are These Rising Prophetic Forces? — Charisma Magazine

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Biblical prophecies mention two major forces that will arise and play key roles in the end times. They are Gog and Magog, Russia and China. Pastor Larry Huch reveals the correlation of what is happening in the news and what God’s Word says about each of these nations as we move forward in the last days’ timeline.

Listen to this episode of Standing With Israel with Pastor Larry Huch on Charisma Podcast Network to learn more now. Torch1

Pastor Larry Huch is the host of Standing With Israel podcast and has become a recognized authority and acclaimed writer on the Hebrew roots of our Christian faith. He’s diving into his latest book, The Seven Living Prophecies on his new podcast. Along with his wife, Tiz, their television program, New Beginnings with Pastors Larry and Tiz Huch, is broadcast weekly to millions of homes. Their dynamic ministry spans almost 40 years and is continuing to have a global impact. Connect with Larry at larryhuchministries.com and on Facebook, Instagram or YouTube.

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Why Israel Needs You—and You Need Israel — Charisma Magazine

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As you’ve seen in recent weeks, right now, Israel is in great need. God definitely wants you to be a difference-maker in the lives of our Jewish brothers and sisters.

Terrorist attacks in the Holy Land and antisemitic hate crimes in America and around the world are still happening every day. The Lord is calling you, the church, Christians everywhere to rise up in prayer and with vocal support for God’s chosen people.

And as you recognize the signs of the times, with the approach of the Lord’s return, a line is being drawn in the sand to separate who loves Israel and will stand with the nation and who won’t.

God called Ezekiel, and He is calling you too: “Son of man, I have made you a watchman to the house of Israel” (Ezek. 3:17a).

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Here are five reasons to answer the call to stand with Israel as a modern-day watchman:

1. Because the Jewish people have suffered enough. The Holocaust was only among the most recent instances. New terror threats continue to evolve even as you read this article.

2. Because God established Israel as the Holy Land and gave it to the Jewish people forever, beginning with Abraham. (See Gen. 17:8.)

3. Because our Jewish brothers and sisters are in danger. They are caught in the crosshairs of the hostile terror groups and antagonistic countries around the world. Even many in the USA believe one Jewish nation is one too many.

4. Because there is a perilous rise in hate, hostility and antisemitic attitudes toward anyone Jewish. Yet while so many detest them, God loves them dearly, as it says in Zechariah 2:8b (NLT) “Anyone who harms you harms my most precious possession.”

5. Because according to Romans 11, we are Judeo-Christians grafted into Israel. We are their brothers and sisters in faith.

Now here’s the kicker: Israel not only needs you; you also need Israel—that is if you desire to live a blessed life and fulfill end-times prophecy. God’s first promise and His eternal promise is this: “I will bless those who bless you [Israel]” (Gen. 12:3a).

When you stand with Israel and support the Jewish people, you are not only doing the right thing as a watchman, you are also setting yourself up to receive an abundant blessing of the Lord. Will you stand with the nation of Israel? Tune into our latest podcast episode of Standing With Israel on the Charisma Podcast Network as Pastor Larry Huch answers the question, Where Are We on God’s Calendar?—What Are the Signs? If you would like to go further, we will send you his latest book, The Seven Living Prophecies, for your gift of any amount. Your gift will go toward supporting Holocaust survivors and the elderly in Israel. Click here to receive your copy, to bless Israel and continue to discover your role in God’s end-times plan. Torch1

Pastor Larry Huch is the host of Standing With Israel podcast and has become a recognized authority and acclaimed writer on the Hebrew roots of our Christian faith. He’s diving into his latest book, The Seven Living Prophecies on his new podcast. Along with his wife, Tiz, their television program, New Beginnings with Pastors Larry and Tiz Huch, is broadcast weekly to millions of homes. Their dynamic ministry spans almost 40 years and is continuing to have a global impact. Connect with Larry at larryhuchministries.org and on Facebook, Instagram or YouTube.

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Remember Who You Are, America — Charisma Magazine

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Now is not the time to grow weary or be faint of heart.

Your spiritual adversary curses you with words to weaken your faith and strip you of the power of Christ. He blinds you to the truth and fixes your gaze on his works of destruction.

He is trying to wear you out. But he cannot overcome if you just persist.

For you have been commissioned and appointed for this very hour of deliverance. The nations are looking to you. Do not be silent or hold back.

Today is the day to speak, to act, to rise up and display the sovereign power and authority of the Most High God through your witness and testimony.

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The Spirit of the Lord God is upon you, America, because the Lord has anointed you to bring good news to the poor. He has sent you to bind up those broken by sin and to proclaim liberty to those held captive by deception and lies.

Remember who you are and the purpose you were founded on. He’s called you to open the prison doors for those who are trapped and to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor and the day of vengeance of our God.

Though the demonic forces are raging, for every attack that comes against you, speak and act in the opposite spirit to nullify and cancel their spells of witchcraft.

Instead of recalling death and decay, declare healing and joy.

Instead of feeling faint of heart, release a spirit of praise.

Instead of cursing your enemies, heap coals of heaven’s fiery presence on their heads!

You are destined to be oaks of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he may be glorified. You, America, have been called to build up the ancient ruins, raise up the former devastations and repair the ruined cities, the devastations of many generations.

This is your destiny and your mantle of grace.

For the Lord loves justice. He hates robbery, theft and deceitful schemes and will faithfully give His enemies their recompense.

For as the earth brings forth its sprouts, so the Lord God will cause righteousness and praise to sprout up before all the nations.

This is His promise and guarantee as you stand secure in His truth.

Your words of life will defeat hell’s insolence and deadly decrees, and the armies of heaven will back you up.

Be persistent and hold fast. Just as tendons and ligaments must be stretched when exerting muscles, so must your endurance be stretched as He is strengthening your faith. Yield to this stretching and allow Him to increase your capacity to love. For it is His body and bride across the earth that will be His reward from this hour of tribulation. Do not give in when the finish line is just ahead!

This is the year of the Lord’s favor.

He has called you, America, to proclaim it throughout the earth.

Prophesy to the nations the goodness and greatness of our God, and see how heaven responds!

Your faith will be victorious; your reward will be great; and your descendants will inherit the earth.

(This prophetic word is inspired by Isaiah 61.) Torch1

Wanda Alger has been a field correspondent with Intercessors for America, is a recognized fivefold prophetic minister, speaker and is the author of several books including Prayer That Sparks National Revival and Moving from Sword to Scepter: Ruling Through Prayer as the Ekklesia of God. She and her husband founded Crossroads Community Church in 1998 where her husband serves as lead pastor. Follow her blog at wandaalger.me

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This Divine Encounter in a Bar Led a Lost Soul to Salvation — Charisma Magazine

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I often tell the story of a group of friends and I going to a restaurant with Dr. Nick Gough. We had to walk through the bar area to get to our table, and as we were being seated, we noticed he was no longer with us. Looking around, we finally found him.

He was in the bar speaking with a woman and her brother. He was prophesying to her about her abusive broken relationships and the love she desperately wanted to find. Though she rejected his offer of Jesus, her brother was drawn in, saying there was no way Nick could have known those things about his sister. He knew God must be real and accepted Christ in the bar.

Prophecy is a powerful tool for evangelism. I have seen it in action and can tell you it is one of the most effective tools I have ever seen. I have witnessed it in actual real time practice with my friends, pastors Nick and Robin Gough, who are some of the best prophetic evangelists I know. They are pastors of a growing church in Apex, North Carolina, called Hope Chapel.

Listen in on the powerful conversation I recently had with them on my podcast Move Forward With Dr. Kim Maas on the Charisma Podcast Network. Hear their stories and be inspired, encouraged and empowered to step into this exciting and powerful season with this incredible tool. Then let God use you to bring the lost into the kingdom!

If you missed our first podcast of the season with Special Guest: Dr. Randy Clark. You can listen here as he discusses revival movements and prophecy in our church history. Torch1

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The Lord Says, ‘You Will See the Glorious New Day Dawning’ — Charisma Magazine

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I heard the Lord say, “Soon you will look around and not see a season of messy transition, but you will see the beginning of an era of victories.

“Soon you will feel a shift in your vision. Where you once only saw the greatest battle of your life, you will see the glorious new day dawning.

“You will realize that the past few years have been a narrow and perilous path you didn’t expect and couldn’t avoid, but it was also the path to your freedom.

“You will see the smoke and rubble behind you and no longer see failure and defeat but my protection and faithfulness and promise over your life.

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“You will finally take your survival backpack off from your days of searching and waiting and leave your nomadic season behind and settle in safety.

“Soon the fog will clear, and you will look behind you and see—there were giants you didn’t even know that you defeated.

“There were impossible obstacles you didn’t even know you overcame.

“There were principalities and assignments that were set against you your whole life that were broken and destroyed.

“Generational cycles that have been trying to define you and rob you for years simply couldn’t follow you through—these lies and ties have been shattering.

“Soon you will wake up and feel like you put on a fresh new pair of glasses. You won’t see the same anymore. Where you once only could see the warfare, you will now be able to see the breakthroughs on the other side of them.

“Where you could only see lack, deficits and the unravelling, you will be undone when you see how much I have been building you, preparing you and setting you up for decades to come.

“You will take off the blindfold and be in awe of the fresh outpouring of my Spirit you see approaching on the horizon.

“I know you have felt like all is lost, that the world around you is crumbling, and it has been so long since you have seen a win—but there is something building you don’t yet see.

“You have been struggling to believe that you have a future left and afraid that your children won’t have one, but I am breaking the cloud of foreboding that has made you feel powerless to these events taking place around you in the earth.

“I am giving you new prophetic vision and a lens to see beyond any storm and any giant that you ever face again. Your life will be a stake in the ground of hope for those around you who have lost it.

“You will see that you were created for this moment, this hour. You will roll up your mat next to the pool of waiting and embrace this season without the fear and anxiety that once shut you down.

“And you will see that out of the fires of this battle season I have forged you as my weapon, my warrior, my giant killer and dread champion, and you will be a beacon and a sign of victory that I am moving in the earth and the bride’s greatest days are here now!”

The Lord spoke this to me, and I didn’t get the chance to post it immediately. But when I awoke the following morning, I heard these words: “He took his staff in his hand and chose for himself five smooth stones out of the brook. And he put them in his shepherd’s bag, even in a pouch. And his sling was in his hand. Then he drew near to the Philistine” (1 Sam. 17:40).

The shift that is upon you and I right now is that God is turning the defeated and tired into giant killers again. We have become so acquainted with the obstacles, the facts, the newsreel of defeat and the constant preaching of the size of the giant … but God is using Davids in this hour who won’t let this beat them.

So, I dare you to go against the torrent of fear, ask God to refresh your hope and fight again, and go pick up your stones. Goliath wants compliance and a people who will just lay down and accept what the enemy is doing in our nations, families and communities, but we won’t relent!

We are praying for those who are weary, that you would be refreshed today and get back your hope in Jesus’ name! Torch1

Nate Johnston is a prophetic voice and worshipper who has a heart to see sons and daughters unleashed into passionate friendship with God and an effective, supernatural lifestyle.

Christy Johnston is an intercessor, teacher, prophetic voice and justice carrier. She lives with the mandate to breathe fresh hope and life into God’s sons and daughters through her passion for writing and uncovering the truths of living in grace and freedom through our identity in Christ.

Together, Christy and Nate run their ministry school and feel called to influence the media mountain for God’s glory. Nate and Christy have two daughters, Charlotte and Sophie, and currently live on the Gold Coast in Australia.

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