This year, Israel celebrates 75 years of its Independence as a nation, after close to two thousand years of dispersion following the destruction of the city of Jerusalem by the Romans! In 2023, beginning on May 7th, Five million people globally, comprised of Churches, Leaders and Ministries, have presently united in the Isaiah 62 Fast initiated by Mike Bickle, Leader of IHOPKC. As Mike has said, this initiative, directed by the Lord, is historic and very significant in relation to the times. It is clear that God has raised him up as a leader for this season of history, anointing him with the Issachar anointing that brings understanding of the times. The Lord has also endowed him with the influence and favor needed to now mobilize God’s Global Army into a cohesive force for this battle and the battles ahead.
At a recent event on Passover, I received a vision of the Armies of God crossing over and moving out into a new season characterized by War. This signified the beginning of a Kingdom Campaign comprised of many notable and strategic battles ahead. As I was praying for Israel this morning, The Lord showed me that the Global Isaiah 62 Fast was the first Battle in this Campaign—that salvation, honor and glory is to the Jew first according to Romans 1:16 and 2:10. I believe the Isaiah 62 Fast will be the first in a series of many battles for the Harvesting of the nations. I heard in my spirit, OPERATION: LET MY PEOPLE GO! I believe this is the mandate of this Campaign.
Nations that have mobilized to pray for Israel will attract and receive God’s blessing and favor to become the sheep nations to whom Jesus will say, “…inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me” (Matt. 25:40).
I recently started teaching a seven-part series on our Thursday Headstone Apostolic Hub meetings, a online community gathering of frontliners, sold out to God’s kingdom purposes. Without having planned this, the following three Sessions of the Series, regarding the times in relation to God’s prophetic purposes in Israel, falls into the twenty-one day time slot for the Isaiah 62 Fast. I see the hand of God in this and am posturing myself to understand His will over the weeks ahead!
For the past two decades God has highlighted to me the word UNTIL in all capital letters in Romans 11:25—blindness has happened to Israel UNTIL! The Lord showed that UNTIL represents the momentous, earth-shaking season of history, when He moves to remove the blindness to Jesus the Messiah from Israel’s eyes. This Move will initiate monumental, tectonic shifts in the Earth and in the spiritual realms, causing the ancient spiritual veil over Israel, ingrained in the doctrine of Moses, to tear.
“But their minds were blinded. For until this day the same veil remains unlifted in the reading of the Old Testament, because the veil is taken away in Christ. But even to this day, when Moses is read, a veil lies on their heart. Nevertheless when one turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away.” 2 Corinthians 3:14-16
I believe that the Isaiah 62 Fast marks the season of UNTIL on God’s timeline as having begun. As millions of people who love, and honor Israel begin to pray for the nation, eyes will begin to open and hearts awaken to Truth. This awakening will trigger a ferocious response from the enemy. All movements of God in Israel over their history have triggered the enemy to shift gears and accelerate attacks and persecution on the people of God. At this time this includes all God’s people grafted into Israel. So all must be fully grounded in the love of God, in their identity in Christ, His power and His authority. To face the challenges ahead we must be firmly anchored in Christ and have confidence in His ability to guide and direct us in every situation we may face.
It is important to now have understanding to discern the times regarding the conflicting movements of revival, awakenings, coupled with persecution. History has shown that times of great revivals and times of increased salvations, usually came in volatile times surrounded by persecution. In the day of Harvest, and the Day of His Power, it is understandable that there will be battles as the enemy will move to protect their prey fiercely and aggressively. However, God declares in His Word that the prey will be taken from the enemy, that they must release their captives (Is. 49:25).
The next seven years of this decade will reveal the dichotomy of the two existing realities of darkness and light co-existing on the world sphere. On one hand we prepare for the worst and on the other we expect God’ absolute best prepared for this end-time generation. We expect God to breakthrough into our lives, to reveal His Son in us that we may rise and face the challenges. He will strengthen us with His peace, joy, and love in all that we do!
“Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.” Ephesians 6:13
Anti-Semitism is in essence rebellion against God’s will and is the anti-Christ spirit of Satan himself. It is a spirit that has become deeply rooted in the psyche of mankind throughout the nations of the world. This phenomenon exists in every nation because wherever there is rebellion against God, a covenant of agreement is entered into with Satan—the one who hates the nation of Israel and the Jewish people.
Anti-Semitism is now increasing exponentially across the Earth. God declared in His Word that when we choose to bless His people Israel, we would be blessed and partake through Jesus, His covenants with Israel and the corresponding promises and blessings.
Many years ago God gave me a startling revelation about anti-semitism. In the book of Deuteronomy God pronounced a curse on all who hate, persecute, and reject Israel. He also decreed that these very same curses would come upon all the nations who chose to curse and persecute Israel.
“Also the Lord your God will put all these curses on your enemies and on those who hate you, who persecuted you.” Deuteronomy 30:7
This is a very sobering scripture, and a stunning revelation, as most nations, cultures and religions have a history of anti-Semitism. Numerous nations have exiled the Jewish people over history! And anti-semitism can be found in the foundation of many denominational churches. Many will therefore have the curses of antisemitism functioning in their generational history. It is important for all intercessors on the frontlines of the battle to ensure that there are no cracks in their foundation generationally, that the enemy could use to entrap them and pull them out of the battle. God inspired me to write a cleansing prayer. SEE PRAYER