DAY ONE – You Are Riding The Turbulent Waters Where Two Eras Meet!
I used to live in Gibraltar, where Africa and Europe almost meet, and the Mediterranean Sea collides with the Atlantic Ocean, creating a bubbling cauldron of tumultuous waters, accompanied with heavy winds and busy, condensed shipping lanes. It’s called “The Straits of Gibraltar”, and it’s famously bumpy!
I believe we are in a similar place of transition right now.
The other day God showed me the straights of Gibraltar, with the Spanish coastland to one side, and the African mountains on the opposite horizon, and I immediately understood the turbulent, agitated experience I was going through, as we journey from one era to another.
I felt God say through this picture:
YOU ARE WHERE TWO ERAS MEET RIGHT NOW…
“My People have been riding the kindly waves of the Mediterranean Sea long enough. They have called out for My Glory to cover the earth (Habakkuk 2:14), and for the Kingdoms of this world to become the kingdoms of our God (Revelation 11:15). For billion souls harvests and great revivals.
And so I am leading you to the mighty Atlantic of my purposes – and right now you are in a transition between the two! You are leaving behind the gentle rolling seas of calm Christianity, and we are heading to seas of Divine occupation, of might and glory, but also of persecution and advancement that will require guts and resilience!
You are, right now, at the place where two eras meet. Like the sea meeting the ocean, this is a place of upheaval, of change, of high seas and tumultuous waters. There is change, revolution is in the air – some feel lost, agitated, confused – but I will lead you through! My presence is still with you and my voice will guide you!”
MEDITATE ON THESE SCRIPTURES:
“See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” Isaiah 43:19
“Although the Lord gives you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, your teachers will be hidden no more; with your own eyes you will see them. Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; walk in it.” Isaiah 30:20-21
“The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” Psalm 23:1, 3, 4.
It certainly feels that way at times.
Transition doesn’t always feel comfortable.
He will lead us.