Good morning everyone,
I am up again in the night and Holy Spirit seems to be speaking regarding the Dream of the Multitude. I opened to several key scriptures the Lord lead me to during my initial pondering of the dream. I understood as I pondered these scriptures that this dream was not meant as a “judgment”, but as a “rescue” message. In 2010 God exposed a situation that I might have first thought would lead to judgment, but I soon learned something amazing about God’s character. HE IS PRIMARILY A RESCUER NOT A JUDGE. In my book Voices Crying in the Wilderness Holy Spirit brought to my attention that “This is not the time for judgment.” Judgment will come even for God’s people, but now is the time for GRACE AND RESCUE. There are consequences for defiance against God, but judgement comes later. So understand that this dream is not God revealing His judgment, but offering His mighty Hand to rescue all who hear what He instructs.
These scriptures were marked and dated just following the dream in February 2014:
43 But now, thus says the Lord, who created you, O Jacob, And He who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; You are Mine. 2 When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they shall not overflow you.
***When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned, Nor shall the flame scorch you.
3 For I am the Lord your God, The Holy One of Israel, your Savior; I gave Egypt for your ransom, Ethiopia and Seba in your place. 4 Since you were precious in My sight, You have been honored, And I have loved you; Therefore I will give men for you, And people for your life. 5 Fear not, for I am with you; I will bring your descendants from the east, And gather you from the west; 6 I will say to the north, ‘Give them up!’ And to the south, ‘Do not keep them back!’ Bring My sons from afar, And My daughters from the ends of the earth —
14*** Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision!
For the day of the Lord is near in the valley of decision.
15 The sun and moon will grow dark,
And the stars will diminish their brightness.
16 The Lord also will roar from Zion,
And utter His voice from Jerusalem;
The heavens and earth will shake;
***But the Lord will be a shelter for His people,
And the strength of the children of Israel.
Now, you might read these scriptures and wonder how I came to the conclusion that they might refer to the dream of the multitude moving slowly through the charred land. When Holy Spirit speaks to me in a dream or vision the image remains in my spirit (it never fades) and as I read the scriptures the confirmation comes quickly and the image of the vision or dream matches what I see in His scriptures. It is very difficult to describe this phenomenon to you as it takes place in the spirit and it is a quickening (made alive) within me and strengthens the experience of the prophetic vision or prophetic dream. It also makes the interpretation sharper. The scriptures give me understanding of what Holy Spirit is wanting to convey to those who will hear Him.
So then, from here He will open to us why He gave the dream and what we are to do about it. The Holy Spirit give you understanding as He unfolds what is to come and how we are to respond as opposed to how we might react without His help.