A New Armor, A New Identity, A New War Ahead!

armor“I have a people that are forming. They must cast off the armor that they have warred with in a past season. That armor was used to win many battles. However, that is not the armor that is necessary for you in the days ahead. I will shine pieces, re-mold other pieces from past victories, and give new weapons for new wars. Put on the full armor for this season. You will know when you are completely clothed. I am sending some pieces that you need for this season. Know that because of passivity the enemy is intercepting some in the second heaven. Come Up! Rise up! Allow your spirit to rise within you! Do not fear because you feel vulnerable. In the midst of your vulnerability, you will rise into a place where I will send you forth to collect the armor necessary for the scheduled release of promises that have been delayed.

“Many people have underestimated Me. If you underestimate Me this season that does not threaten My ability to act. I have caused you to triumph victoriously in ways you were unaware that I was directing the victory. When they crucified Me they thought that religion had triumphed over Father’s heart. I AROSE with all power in My hands. This season, the Body of Christ is about to arise! Go ahead and underestimate Me if you choose, but watch what I do. I AM causing you to rise up like that exceedingly great army of dry bones Ezekiel called and liberated from hope deferred. You will surprise many in this season with the miracles, signs and wonders manifested in MY name. This is a season of supernatural enablement. When things get tough outside, keep your eyes on Me and you will have supernatural enablement to go past your humanity! My Spirit will rule through your spirit. Keep your eyes on Me and I will lift you with My supernatural grace and ability that you’ve never experienced before. I will clothe you and you will triumph!

“Don’t fear the next battle. If you do not come up from where you are presently standing then when you see the next battle it will cause you to back up. Come up and allow Me to clothe you new and fresh through the sounds that I release. Allow Me to give you weapons the enemy has held captive. For the enemy has held captive weapons that I will now use. Those weapons will only be released to this people by unlocking the sound that will cause the spirit of My people to arise. I long for a people that will triumph in days ahead, but I must clothe them for the time that is ahead. So in the midst of your conflicts come up, come up, come up! And in the midst of your coming up, be clothed, be clothed, be clothed until you are wearing the Triumphant Bride’s garment for this hour. These are garments with the sound of the land — not the iniquities of the land; these are garments with the sound of the land, and the sound of the elders of heaven and the witnesses of heaven. The sounds that are permeating from heaven now will unlock what is in the land, and from that a people will go to war and triumph because My glory will rest upon them in days ahead.”

Chuck Pierce

Author: Chuck Pierce

Charles D. “Chuck” Pierce serves as President of Global Spheres, Inc. (GSI) in Corinth, Texas. This is an apostolic, prophetic ministry that is being used to gather and mobilize the worshipping Triumphant Reserve throughout the world. GSI facilitates other ministries as well, and participates in regional and national gatherings to develop new Kingdom paradigms. Peter and Doris Wagner complete the leadership team of this new wineskin. Chuck also serves as President of Glory of Zion International Ministries, a ministry that aligns Jew and Gentile. He is known for his accurate prophetic gifting which helps direct nations, cities, churches and individuals in understanding the times and seasons in which we live.

Chuck has a degree in Business from Texas A&M, Master’s work in Cognitive Systems from the University of North Texas, and a D. Min. from the Wagner Leadership Institute.

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Jeanne Jones
Jeanne Jones
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July 10, 2016 4:01 PM

Sorry, a red flag is popping up for me..there is no new armor..there is only one armor and that is the armor of God stated in Ephesians 6. Gods word can not be added to or taken away from. I get your point but the terminology is incorrect.

Paul Benson
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July 11, 2016 1:20 PM

Jeanne;
I’m with you on this one. Red flag also. BIG RED FLAG!
He wrote:

Come up and allow Me to clothe you new and fresh through the sounds that I release. Allow Me to give you weapons the enemy has held captive. For the enemy has held captive weapons that I will now use. Those weapons will only be released to this people by unlocking the sound that will cause the spirit of My people to arise.

Very disturbing New Age terminology and doctrinal implications here. God is now distributing new weaponry through sound? Got any Scripture for that notion? What’s wrong with the weapons we already have? Are they now to be considered obsolete? Come on, people!

The Word of God is the Sword of the Spirit and has NOT lost its power. Nor has the Blood of Jesus, The Name of Jesus, fasting, fervent effectual prayer, or faith filled words. The weapons of the believer may be at times neglected, or even misunderstood, but they have NEVER been the property of the enemy. IMHO.

Thanks just the same, but I’ll stick with the old weapons, the old armor and the old paths.
Thank you Jeanne, for affirming the unchanging nature of God’s Word.
Blessings;
Paul

Bobbi Mercer
Member
July 11, 2016 1:50 PM

And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death. Rev. 12:11
For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
Hebrews 412
It has to do with each individual heart…He increases, then we decrease.
Only doing what we see The Father do; only speaking what we hear the Holy Spirit speak…JUST like Jesus did when He walked this earth.

Julie Bucker
Member
July 12, 2016 10:55 AM

Did you ever hear the phrase “sound mind”? I think what the Lord is saying, is that Satan has held us back from doing God’s work, so we need to get closer to Him so He can release the captivity and bring the righteousness out of us. In a nice way, He is telling us to repent or the next battles Satan is planning will be lost. I do think this message is from the Lord. I have read so many times where people are so afraid to use proper discernment because they cannot discern whether or not something is backed up by scripture. Just because we believe the Bible, does not mean God wants us to forgo all ability to reason and make sense of things. How can God have a relationship with us if we don’t feel and think? That being said, we need to submit our reason and hearts to Him, but only after we have used our discerning abilities for ourselves. Then we take our reasoning to Him and receive cleansing. If God only wants us to obey our interpretation of the Bible, first off, our interpretation may be wrong, and second off, we would just be robots who have been funneled divine instruction. God is trying to make a people who love Him. If new age words help with that, then it is good fruit.

Paul Benson
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July 12, 2016 12:51 PM
Julie; The Scriptures are not all there is to know and experience about God; but they were given us for very important reasons. God did not give us a mandate to conform to the parameters of truth expressed by the Scriptures to make ‘robots’ out of us; but for our protection and sanctification. Yes I have heard of the phrase ‘a sound mind’. Have you ever heard of the phrase ‘sound doctrine’? Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers. 10 For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision: 11 Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre’s sake. Titus 1:9-11 There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death. Proverbs 16:25 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; 2Timothy 4:3 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: 17 That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works. 2Timothy 3:16-17 There is much deception among the ranks of the Body of Christ today. The enemy is fervently at work to steer us into the captivity of a global religious structure. Many of the well known and respected Prophets and Teachers of this day are deceived and promoting doctrine and concepts which are leading people toward that global religious structure. The erroneous focus and doctrines of Dominionism, Kingdom Now, New Apostolic Reformation, and ‘Christianized’ New Age Teachings are… Read more »
Paul Benson
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July 12, 2016 12:59 PM

Sorry! Typo: should read: The erroneous focus and doctrines of Dominionism, Kingdom Now, New Apostolic Reformation, and ‘Christianized’ New Age Teachings are steering folks into the clutches of Satan rather than into the arms of the Father.

Dean
Dean
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July 12, 2016 11:48 AM

What irony.

Josh
Josh
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July 11, 2016 10:52 AM

Hi Jeanne,
In my experience the Lord has shown me these very things. I have seen him repair armor, remove armor, and give new armor and weapons. The fundamental pieces are the same, it is still a breastplate of righteousness or a shield of faith but God may give you a bigger shield of faith, perhaps one that can be used as a weapon. He can also help you to use new truth’s, aka a new sword, to fight back the enemy. It is not that there is anything new, it is that it is new to you, something you didn’t understand or misunderstood that God is giving new revelation, authority, or training. It may not fit in the box that we have him it in but it doesn’t make it less real. For instance the Lord has shown me and others that we are using arrows to attack the enemy. Personally the Lord can show me any weapon he wants: sword, arrows, guns, and missiles. All I know is I take what the Lord has given me and I try to use it to the best of my feeble ability.

Lately I feel as though I have been using new weapons in the spirit. Where I used to use a sword to hack things now I feel like I have weapons that send shockwaves to send the enemy back. I’m still figuring it all out but I do know that God is showing me many new things in the spirit which have tremendous impact but yet are easy to wield.

Jeanne Jones
Jeanne Jones
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July 11, 2016 9:11 PM

Sorry but I am a scripture person..where does does it say that in scripture about repairing armor, removing armor and giving new armor and weapons?? Also I have NEVER read anything about sound and shockwaves in the bible. I pray for discernment everyday for what I hear and see. My red flag is still up with a lot of what being posted. God is still the same yesterday, today and tomorrow. So if God never changes how can his word change? I agree that we continue to grow in Christ but that does not mean we obtain NEW weapons.

God Bless

Sujit Thomas
Sujit
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July 12, 2016 1:02 AM

That is why believers have the gift of the Holy Spirit. Because it is he who helps us discern between truth and error. The Word of God shows us only a snippet of God. No one can claim to study the Word and say, “I understand all that there was, there is, and there ever will be to know about God and his ways.”

We serve a supernatural God for whom nothing is too difficult. And we have a supernatural enemy out to destroy us. To reject the supernatural would mean rejecting the best defense we have and leaving ourselves open to attack. To openly embrace the supernatural would mean leaving ourselves open to deception.

The key is to not do either but to ask the Holy Spirit for discernment to determine what is from God and what isn’t.

I recently came across a book on miracles, fantastic miracles. It even spoke about Jesus. But I knew it was deception because it took two biblical truths—Jesus and miracles—-mixed in a whole lot of New Age theory and logic, and tried to present itself as truth.

So, I say again: Reject not the supernatural, nor limit God to one’s understanding of the scriptures, but ask the Holy Spirit to help discern between truth and error.

Jeanne Jones
Jeanne Jones
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July 12, 2016 8:25 AM

I am in total agreement on the Holy Spirit as he leads us into all truth.
Thank You.

Aaron
Aaron
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July 11, 2016 9:19 PM

Jeanne,
it’s in 2 Hezekiah chap 3. You need an updated bible.

Kay
Kay
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July 11, 2016 9:54 PM

Are you referring to the NTBOHV – New Totally Bogus Often Heresy Version? There’s no book of Hezekiah.

Dean
Dean
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July 12, 2016 8:53 AM

You know, I’m convinced that refers to a simple, modern, automatic rifle. I don’t ascribe to the modern “shockwave theory.”

Jeanne Jones
Jeanne Jones
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July 12, 2016 8:30 AM

I am in agreement with Kay..there is no 2 Hezekiah.

Aaron
Aaron
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July 12, 2016 8:43 AM

sure there is…right after 3rd Methuselah.

Julie Bucker
Member
July 12, 2016 11:00 AM

Where is the word of God? Jeremiah 31 states the word of God is written in our hearts. That is how you know if something is God’s word. NOT the Bible, but your heart. The Bible has interpretation errors.

Dean
Dean
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July 12, 2016 11:44 AM

That passage is future tense, not present. That passage also says that all will know the Lord. Does everyone know the Lord today?

“But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart; and they defile the man. For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies: These are the things which defile a man: but to eat with unwashen hands defileth not a man.” (Mat. 15:18-20)

“Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.” (II Tim. 2:15,16)

If you really believe that the Word of God emanates from your own heart and not from the Holy Spirit through the prophets and apostles of God, have a pleasant trip.

“But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived. But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them; And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.” (II Tim. 3:13-17)

Julie Bucker
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July 16, 2016 11:33 PM

I Timothy 2:77 Consider what I say; and the Lord give thee understanding in all things.

Dean
Dean
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July 17, 2016 12:07 AM

“And the things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also.”

“In the first year of his reign I Daniel understood by books the number of the years, whereof the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah the prophet, that he would accomplish seventy years in the desolations of Jerusalem.”

Julie Bucker
Member
July 17, 2016 8:29 PM

OK Dean. If you really want to pick a fight with me, I think we agree on everything. I mean the Holy Spirit when I say heart. The Holy Spirit convinces of truth. Can we agree on that? One thing I have learned with my husband, is men take words literally, whereas women take them figuratively in order to portray the feeling behind them. If you must be literal, you are right. But feelings are important. More important than our culture allows. After all, love is a feeling, isn’t it, and it is love that is the first commandment, which motivates all others. Jesus asked those who love Him to keep the commandments. I am not vainly babbling but I get it, my words are not saying to you what I mean very well. I think if we could bash it out we’d agree with each other. Any word of God is scripture. As a mother, I get scripture when the word of God speaks to my mind and heart through the Holy Spirit and tells me to go get my kid in the other room who is about to get hurt. Not everyone knows the Lord, that is why we have scriptures. But the scriptures help us know the Lord, not the other way around.

C. S. Christensen
C. S. Christensen
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July 20, 2016 11:53 PM
This article and your comments were comforting to me and have helped me understand some of my visions. Hoping this experience that I have had will helps others learn and gain more insight. About six months ago I experienced a vision where I was dressed in armor (the armor of God) and had been fighting battles to the best of my abilities. I had no doubt been fighting a good fight. Then Christ entered the vision and began walking towards me. I knelt down on one knee and bowed my head in reverence. Christ reached down and lovingly placed his hands on the sides of my face lifted me up to where He was looking directly into my eyes. With tears running down His cheeks He said, “Thank you.” “You do not have to fight the battles anymore – you are now a commander of an army.” He then told me He was giving me a new shield of faith. My old shield was white with a pink cross on it (colors have meaning and so this was important to me). The new shield was huge, maybe five times larger than my former shield. It was covered in green leafy foliage and was very heavy. I understood this shield would not only protect me thru my faith, but would also shield the army I had been given permission and authority to command. It would work thru the strength of my faith. And if my faith became weak then my army would become weakene as well. I understood that my army was filled with angels who were assigned to help me – many of which are my ancestors. I was then asked to enter a place of rest and instruction. I was no longer to fight the enemy, but to practice… Read more »
Josh
Josh
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July 21, 2016 10:50 AM

Hello C. S. Christensen,
Have you listened to “How Satan Stops our Prayers – Combat in the Heavenly Realms?” The Lord led me to this about a year ago and it was the beginning of me understanding just how real the spiritual realm is. In that testimony he shares how our angels are protected by our armor and that Satan attacks the weakest areas. For instance, if angel seeks to bring you a special message from God or a gift from God but you have week faith, then your angel will suffer from a weak shield that is easily overpowered by the demonic forces. It was a very fascinating testimony.

I am glad to hear the Lord is preparing you for these end time battles and reavealing the deeper things. Hold tight to his word both the Bible and what he has personally spoken to you and you will prevail. May God bless you and keep you.

Here is the link to the message if the Lord leads you to listen to it: https://youtu.be/7869O4BvnAk

God bless,
Josh

C.S. Christensen
C.S. Christensen
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July 21, 2016 2:28 PM

Thank you Josh. The video you sent in the link was very validating. Thank you. I am already very mindful about the distractions that keep coming at me and the temptations. You just provided me with another upgrade, but this time the weapon is mighty prayer.

Paul Benson
Member
July 11, 2016 1:35 PM

Josh;
You USED to use the Sword of the Spirit (the power of the Word of God) but NOW you have a ‘shock wave weapon’ that works more effectively on the enemy?!?!?

Could you put some Bible to that for me please?
I’m a little old fashioned that way.
Thanks.

Josh
Josh
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July 11, 2016 2:23 PM
First, let me say that everyone has a different gifts from the Lord. Even two people with the same gift might see it expressed differently. For instance, take the gift of spiritual discernment. I know people who see demonic forces in great detail, others in little detail, and others don’t see them at all; some can taste them, others just get a word of knowledge about them (eg. lust, pride, greed, double-mindedness, fear). Often times for me it is a mater of something not feeling right, I’ll close my eye’s, which is not necessary but sometimes it helps, and I’ll ask the Lord to show me what it is I need to pray for or what is going on. Sometimes he puts something on my heart to pray, other-times he shows my in my “mind.” For instance, I have several little kids. There are times we are reading the bible, praying, or watching a testimony and they start fussing uncontrollably. In our spirit we know something isn’t right. Originally we would go into their room and pray over them, then their came a time when Lord started showing my wife and I dark ugly things and say to destroy them. I didn’t know what they were but I knew that if I took the sword that was in my hand and destroyed them then things would return to normal (eg. there would be peace, everyon would quite down, distractions would end, thoughts/feeligns woudl come into alignment with the word of God). Please keep in mind this is all in my “mind” and has been / is a step of faith. As i reflect on it, In the beginning I did it with little confidence (aka faith). But as time continued the Lord strengthened my faith and I began to truly… Read more »
Dean
Dean
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July 11, 2016 6:11 PM

A single weapon is good enough for me. It never needs an upgrade, I just need to continually become more skillful in using it.

“For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.” (Heb. 4:12)

“And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth went a sharp twoedged sword: and his countenance was as the sun shineth in his strength.” (Rev. 1:16)

“And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.” (Rev. 19:15)

Paul Benson
Member
July 11, 2016 3:00 PM

Josh:
I was hoping for a scriptural response; what I got instead causes me to be a little concerned.
You said:

now it is a matter of taking on several at a time and destroying them. This can be through him showing me a staff with some kind of shockwave capability

It sounds to me like you are describing a video game, not spiritual warfare. Also we do NOT have the power to destroy devils.

No offense I hope, I just don’t buy into notions like the power of mental projection. It’s a New Age concept; and those teachings open the door for great deception. If it ain’t got some Bible behind it I don’t accept it. Period.

But anyway, thank you for the link; I’ll check it out.
Blessings and grace upon you Brother.

Rachel Baxter
Member
July 10, 2016 10:18 PM
“Those weapons will only be released to this people by unlocking the sound that will cause the spirit of My people to arise.” I don’t know if the author is speaking about what I have been seeing in the spirit, but I will share in case others find it helpful. Over the last month or so, I continue to see very large angels periodically. They are holding trumpets to their mouths. The trumpets look like long hollowed out single form instruments, not the kind that people play today with the three keys. I believe that they are getting ready to release a sound in unison which will be a “battle cry” of sorts. I do believe their are people that have heard or will begin to hear this new sound. I believe we are living in a time where the veil between the spiritual dimension and the physical is very thin allowing people to see and hear into heaven. I’d also like to comment on the writing style. When I am hearing from God the Father, or Jesus I do not get to choose what I write or how it is written. I listen and I type what I hear – period. God or Jesus can choose to talk however they want to. It may or may not appeal to all people. I have read many other people’s words that they have received from the Lord and sometimes they sound like what I hear and sometimes they don’t. That could be because there is a kind of interpretation that happens between hearing God or Jesus and a man’s thinking or writing style, or just because God is infinitely diverse and each of us carries the expression of Him uniquely, just as our finger prints are unique one from another. I… Read more »
James Bailey
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July 11, 2016 12:21 AM

Thanks for sharing these awesome insights Rachel!

Jeff Byerly
Member
July 10, 2016 5:10 PM

That is a powerful word from the Lord brother Chuck!
We must indeed step up to the battle that the Lord is giving to us.
I cannot wait to hear the sound and triumph in the name of Jesus!

Robin Benoit
Member
July 10, 2016 6:29 PM

Wow! I can’t even understand this word! Guess it’s only for the super spiritual!

tortie
tortie
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July 10, 2016 8:44 PM

I have always had a problem understanding this person. I need the idiots guide version. I knew I was in trouble when he starting talking about a sound unlocking the armor. Totally lost me.

7Acres
7Acres
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July 10, 2016 7:36 PM

Hi Robin B, I’ve noticed that many of the dreams/visions, etc., posted here, are written in a diffused type manner (they could mean many things, or different things to different people). Although I liked the message and was able to understand it, I might be hard-pressed to remember parts of it, due to the writing style, and may have to keep coming back to it (to reference what it was talking about). This style of writing tends to work well with shorter postings, with perhaps a more direct sentence structure.

Robin Benoit
Member
July 10, 2016 8:17 PM

Hi 7 Acres. I appreciate your response. I prefer writing styles with simple direct messages. I imagine that’s why Our Lord Jesus gives similar messages through many of his children. Also, maybe my mind shut off to this message because I have found the most effective spiritual warfare is simple obedience to the voice of the Holy Spirit and being a doer of the Word of God.

Marvin Craion
Member
July 10, 2016 4:43 PM

Chuck Pierce God bless you my brother! I have been having noon day prayer at my church for the last two years. Last week the word the Lord continued to speak was “Come Up”! Thank God for the confirmation!

Ming
Ming
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July 10, 2016 3:58 PM

Hi Prophet Chuck Pierce,

Please kindly clarify that phrase, “these are garments with the sound of the land, and the sound of the elders of heaven and the witnesses of heaven”. Garment usually points to the righteous acts of the saints. But what is this “sound of the land (what land? This land of America? Or all the earth?). What are the sounds of the elders and witnesses of heaven? Please explain. Many thanks! Ming

Kathleen Nelson
Member
July 10, 2016 10:54 PM

While reading this post,I remembered a dream I had.I was in a small waiting room with others getting ready to go threw this doorway curtain. A person in charge went to each person to take what they had.well I had a cloth with things in it and the person in charge wanted whatever I had.I felt a huge tall presence in back of me and he Got this man in charge to overlook my things.I think we need to dust of the armor and walk into even a deeper trust that the Lord will take care of us in any situation

Wayne C.
Wayne C.
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July 10, 2016 3:46 PM

Very encouraging and uplifting word!

Referring to sound, what do you believe that represents?

Thanks and Blessings

lottie
lottie
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July 11, 2016 8:03 AM

We are being charged to expect a new kind of battle garment…..one that He, our LORD, will provide from a higher heavenly position. Our old way of doing battle with faith, the Word, righteousness, etc is to be polished up, by Him, the past battle dents to be smoothed away by Him, new shields and swords refreshed and sharpened and then some new gear for the much, much harsher engagements of war that are soon forthcoming…..these new weapons are from a higher heaven, closer to where is Gods throneroom. The admonition is that for these battles we need nuclear force to prevail and it is coming from the Throneroom. He Will be adding to our familiar battle gear, but we have to go UP to be issued these new weapons and protective clothing. Yes, supernatural nuclear is what these next battles will require. Moving on up to the Eastside?…….

Paul Benson
Member
July 11, 2016 2:21 PM

Lottie;
No disrespect intended; but I ask that you would please revisit what you have written here. You spoke of the old way of doing battle with faith. the Word, righteousness. etc.; and then you wrote:

…..these new weapons are from a higher heaven, closer to where is Gods throneroom.

You have, with those words. relegated faith (in Jesus), the Word (which IS Jesus), and our righteousness (which is the gift of Jesus’ Righteousness) to a lower Heaven, farther away from the throne than what God is NOW doing. Please think about that, and then ask yourself where are you getting such notions.

I do not believe, contrary to the teaching of many, that what God is doing today is any more powerful, or originates any closer to the throne, than what he has been doing from the beginning. What was poured out in that upper room is sufficient to the task, and has no need of an upgrade. May the Lord bless you and keep you, and grant you discernment in this hour of great deception.

In the love of Jesus;
Paul

John
John
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July 11, 2016 4:40 PM

Hi Paul,

Consider an ancient soldier as was depicted in the days of Paul the apostle. Breastplate, helmet, girdle, shield, sword and sandals. Now place this soldier under cluster bombs, or atomic. Would he survive?

The semile employed in Ephesians for the armour of God is clearly transitional. For one, take the ‘loins girt with truth’ When may one assay that they possess all truth? But that we keep on following truth, and receiving more truth from the Lord, as time and fulfilment (prophetic) manifests. Shall not then this girdle of truth be as a new version girdle once we attain to that new truth that we were not aware of yesterday?

The breastplate of righteousness too is perpetually changing as we increase in sanctification to greater deeds of righteousness through faith. This faith as the shield likewise may increase as we attain to more of the evidences of that which is not otherwise visible.

And so too can it be said of the preparedness of the gospel of peace, and of the headgear of salvation.

In the modern warfare, would it not be apt, to relate modern war gear to the upgrade of the armour of God? Some configure it as new gear, but its the same ancient gear renewed to suit the new form of war that the modern man faces.

Paul Benson
Member
July 11, 2016 7:26 PM

John;
The issues I raised concerning this post and certain replies have ZERO to do with either semantics or growing in grace. But if you didn’t catch that it’s ok.
In Jesus Christ;
Paul

Bobbi Mercer
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July 11, 2016 6:56 PM
Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Lord Jesus Christ, Please prayerfully consider what I have shared below. The problem is not with The King of Glory’s Armor or weapons….it’s with US!!!!!!!! All power in heaven, in earth, and under the earth has been given to Our Savior, OUR Commander in Chief – Jesus Christ……He NEEDS all of our being. We need to be found faithful and true, obedience at all cost…AND walking in His Love, no heart idols, no bitterness, etc….THEN we will see the POWER and AUTHORITY of HIM IN US and THROUGH US. CHAPTER 12 Why the Church Is Not Walking in The Power of the Lord of Hosts THE VISION I HAD IN BOULDER, COLORADO 1990 As I was worshipping the Lord, He unveiled something in the spirit realm that had a life changing impact on me – thus this book being birthed! The actual church service was filled to capacity. (Spirit Filled-Foursquare Fellowship) I had my eyes closed while we were all singing, and then the “vision” took place. This is what He showed me in the spirit realm regarding everyone in that church service. EVERY SINGLE PERSON THERE WAS HOLDING IN THEIR HANDS, RESTING IN THEIR LAPS, A WHITE STATUE, AN IDOL. I knew I had one too, but had NO idea what it was I was holding in my hands. That vision stayed with me and I asked the Holy Spirit to teach me what this meant, for me and for the Body of Christ. He is faithful to teach and to bring us into all truth. The Lord has since shown me the truth about heart idols in everyone, believers and non-believers, alike. The idols – belief systems – passed down through generations that are riddled with unbelief and lies about the true… Read more »
Nancy
Nancy
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August 8, 2016 6:17 PM

Doesn’t sound right to me, God would change the armor, He doesn’t change.

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