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Hear O Israel and all nations, the word of Elohim your creator and loving Abba,
"I AM the beginning middle and the end of all things. I am your hope everlasting! Seek my face with all your heart, mind and soul. Worship me in Spirit and in truth. Repent and return to me with all your heart while I can still be found. I dwell with the meek and lowly and those who are humble and contrite in heart. In the midst of your troubles, your storms and even in the fire, I will be with you. Do not fear beause you are mine! I hear your cries and will heal your land. Come into my presence. I will give you living waters that will bring Salvation, protection, provision, healing and joy into the midst of your Dead Sea. The water from My House will never fail but will always and forever bring eternal life and blessings. I AM the same yesterday today and forever." You are precious in my eyes.
November 2008 was the beginning of a very difficult season in my life. I felt like I was walking in the valley of the shadow of death from heartbreak from an unfaithful spouse, which led to divorce and humiliation, the separation of my children, the loss of our home and all our possessions. Shortly afterwards both my parents died which resulted in my temporary homelessness. I felt like I was going to lose my mind and I wanted to die. However I felt drawn to worship and cry out regardless of my circumstances. As a result I was surrounded by the Lord's unconditional love and peace. Then I received this word of encouragement and hope from the book of Ezekiel 47:1-12. This word has given me courage and has opened my mind and strengthened my faith. "As we press into His presence we can believe for the impossible."
In the last few days the Spirit has encouraged me to give this word to the leaders of Israel and all nations and people. Regarding the river that flows from the House of the Lord! It is a picture of hope and heaven here on earth.
Ezekiel 47: 1-12
The man brought me back to the entrance of the temple. I saw water coming out from under the threshold of the temple toward the east (for the temple faced east). The water was coming down from under the south side of the temple, south of the altar. He then brought me out through the north gate and led me around the outside to the outer gate facing east. The water was trickling from the south side. As the man went eastward with a measuring line in his hand, he measured off a thousand cubits[a] and then led me through water that was ankle-deep. He measured off another thousand cubits and led me through water that was knee-deep. He measured off another thousand and led me through water that was up to the waist. He measured off another thousand, but now it was a river that I could not cross, because the water had risen and was deep enough to swim in—a river that no one could cross. He asked me, “Son of man, do you see this?” Then he led me back to the bank of the river.
When I arrived there, I saw a great number of trees on each side of the river. He said to me, “This water flows toward the eastern region and goes down into the Arabah,[b] where it enters the Dead Sea. When it empties into the sea, the salty water there will becomes fresh. Swarms of living creatures will live wherever the river flows." There will be large numbers of fish, because this water flows there and makes the salt water fresh; so where the river flows, everything will have life. Fishermen will stand along the shore; from En Gedi to En Eglaim there will be places for spreading nets. The fish will be of many kinds—like the fish of the Mediterranean Sea.
But the swamps and marshes will not become fresh; they will be left for salt. Fruit trees of all kinds will grow on both banks of the river. Their leaves will not wither, nor will their fruit fail. Every month they will bear fruit, because the water from the sanctuary flows to them. Their fruit will serve for food and their leaves for healing.” Eze. 47:1-12
"The River" impacts at ankle deep: By allowing the soul to become poor and desperate from emptiness and void. It brings us to a place of thirst and longing. It is only at this place we begin to hunger for righteousness and to seek Him with all our hearts, souls mind. Jer. 11: 29 The Spirt begins to draw us near. We begin to cry out for help and mercy. Our eyes and ears are open and the veil is removed.
Knee deep: The Spirit reveals our Massiah in all His glory. The Spirit reveal, His out streched arms pierced feet and hands as well as the precious blood that was shed for our transgressions. Isaiah 9: 6 and 53. In turn our Lord and massiah point to Elohim our creator and loving father Abba who gives us peace and love. The Spirit within us begins to seek the truth from His word which in turn hates sin and evil, but loves righteousness and mercy.
Waist Deep: The Spirit begins to manifest itself through visions, dreams and spiritual gifts that reveal His promises and Words to those who are needing hope and comfort. Here the Spirit builds us up in your inner most being and strengthens us for spiritual battle. The Word becomes alive and begins to live in and through us. We can feel the fire of His presence manifest with heat and power. Here we receive small glimpses of the vastness and depths of His love and mercies.
Over flow: Here my people receive spiritual and physical healing, miracles, signs and wonders from living in an open heaven. We are given His words of knowledge, insight, discernment, and wisdom. As well as an out pouring of provision and prosperity. Your eyes and ears will open to see into the spiritual realm. At very special times you will be able to have communion and sweet fellowship with the Messiah. Sometimes you will be able to see your guardian angel or angels all around.
As God permits the waters to flow deeper into our lives, it directly connects us to His eternal plans and purposes for our lives. The water satisfies our souls. As I continued to search the scriptures, I found a cross reference in the book of Revelation 22:1-10 that also speak of a throne and a river of life flowing thereof.
Eden Restored Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, as clear as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb down the middle of the great street of the city. On each side of the river stood the tree of life, bearing twelve crops of fruit, yielding its fruit every month. And the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations. No longer will there be any curse. The throne of God and of the Lamb will be in the city and his servants will serve him. They will see his face, and his name will be on their foreheads. There will be no more night. They will not need the light of a lamp or the light of the sun, for the Lord God will give them light. And they will reign for ever and ever. John and the Angel The angel said to me,
“These words are trustworthy and true. The Lord, the God who inspires the prophets, sent his angel to show his servants the things that must soon take place.” Look, I am coming soon! Blessed is the one who keeps the words of the prophecy written in this scroll.” I, John, am the one who heard and saw these things. And when I had heard and seen them, I fell down to worship at the feet of the angel who had been showing them to me. But he said to me, “Don’t do that! I am a fellow servant with you and with your fellow prophets and with all who keep the words of this scroll. Worship God!” Then he told me, “Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this scroll, because the time is near. Let the one who does wrong continue to do wrong; let the vile person continue to be vile; let the one who does right continue to do right; and let the holy person continue to be holy.”
I continued to search and found the river flowing from the beginning of creation in Gen 2:10-14 which states:
A river watering the garden flowed from Eden; from there it was separated into four headwaters. The name of the first is the Pishon; it winds through the entire land of Havilah, where there is gold. (The gold of that land is good; aromatic resin[d] and onyx are also there.) The name of the second river is the Gihon; it winds through the entire land of Cush.[e] The name of the third river is the Tigris; it runs along the east side of Ashur. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.
Yeshua Jesus promises in John 7:37-39 that if we come to Him this water will flow from each believer who is thirsty.
On the last and greatest day of the festival, Yeshua stood and said in a loud voice, “Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them. By this He meant the Spirit, whom those who believed in him were later to receive. Up to that time the Spirit had not been given, since Yeshua had not yet been glorified.
We receive this life giving water when we abandon ourselves and come into His presence. When we live move and have our being in Him, if we surrender our whole hearts, minds souls and strength, He will reveal all truth to us for HE IS TRUTH! Haleluya let Elohim be glorified and His precious name acclaimed and lifted high. These scriptures have inspired me to go deeper in my relationship with Abba father and Yeshua His only begotten son! Isaiah 9:6-7 & 53. Here is what I have found:
we can all agree that the water represents Elohim’s Spirit, favor, blessings and His awesome glory! Wherever His water flows it brings forth eternal life, abundances, healing and Salvation to those who are near. Come, draw near to the Lord, for with the measure you draw unto him, He will draw unto you. THE KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS IS COMING SOON!
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