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When Jonathan Cahn finished his latest book, “The Return of the Gods”—released by Charisma Media in September 2022—he had asked and answered many chilling questions:
Is it possible that the ancient entities known as “the gods” have returned to our world?
Could these gods lie behind what is happening in our culture today, everything that is now changing our families, our children, our businesses, our government and our lives?
When I was filled with the Holy Spirit many years ago, I knew my Southern Baptist mother probably wouldn’t be happy about my Pentecostal experience. She and I shared the same core beliefs in Jesus and salvation, or course. But I knew that some Christian denominations don’t encourage believers to be baptized in the Holy Spirit or to practice the spiritual gifts mentioned in the New Testament.
So I didn’t share my testimony with her for a few years. I’ll never forget the day my mother learned of my experience. After she told me a story from her childhood, in which she witnessed some Christians “rolling in the sawdust” at a backwoods Pentecostal meeting, she widened her eyes and asked: “You don’t speak in tongues, do you, Lee?”
I saw a vision of a runner preparing to take off running, and I heard the Lord say, “Tell My people to position themselves to run in 2023. I am bringing supernatural acceleration.” Immediately my attention was drawn to the word “position.”
What did it mean? What message was the Lord seeking to convey by using that word?
In Christianity we have this endearing term for people who have lost their way, left their faith or rebelled against love. It is called prodigal.
The term “prodigal” refers to someone who has strayed from the right path, particularly in a spiritual sense. In Christianity, the term is often used to describe someone who has turned away from their faith and is living in a state of sin. The parable of the prodigal son, told by Jesus in Luke 15:11-32, is a powerful illustration of the love and forgiveness of God for those who have strayed from him.
Praise be to God in the highest, and on Earth peace and goodwill toward men. Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty, who was and is and is to come; who rules from a throne of righteousness; who has extended His hand of grace, and to His kingdom there is no end…
What You Sow, You Shall Reap
The Spirit of the Lord says this day, “What was conceived in the years past, what was planted and tilled last year, shall indeed put forth a crop this year,” says the Lord. “What you have sown, you will most definitely reap the harvest in accordance to your deed and actions and obedience to the Lord. For if you have sown deception and greed, you will most certainly reap such being returned unto you,” says the Lord.
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