The Lord is angry. He is about to bring change. Many of His people have become lazy, complacent and self-satisfied, inward-looking, fed by keep-them-happy, non-challenging pastors who are afraid to rock the easy-living boat, and who organise non-biblical programs.
The Lord sees His church today in rich western countries bearing no resemblance to the Early Church, and very soon the present system will collapse. It is best described in 2 Timothy 3:5: “Having a form of godliness but denying the power thereof. And from such people turn away!” Some churches say they have the power, but it is a false claim. There is much hype, plenty of noise but nothing resembling the Book of Acts. Believers with discernment are dissatisfied with the status quo.
Beware. All those who are manipulating the Christian faith into fitting into worldly suburban affluence will have no audience. Those who present politically-correct, ear-tickling messages, half-truths, a false gospel, a prosperity gospel, a different gospel; those who will not speak of repentance, sin, holiness, will have no audience.
Those church leaders who are self-seeking, building a financial empire or their own kingdom will fall and fail, no matter how wealthy, big and powerful in human terms. Churches that block the Holy Spirit by their tradition will be no more.
The Lord will soon begin the weeding-out process. He will raise up new churches headed by those He is now preparing. Believers will meet in homes. Vast amounts of money invested in buildings will cease. Some with big ministries who are now exploiting believers in the present system will weep and repent; they will sell their huge buildings; abandon their millionaire lifestyle, and the money will go to public outreach, to the poor, and the hiring of stadiums where the full, true gospel message will be given, calling all men everywhere to repent.
There will be a return to open-air ministry in the streets, market places and wherever people gather. Mark 16:15 will be put into action. Sin, repentance and holiness will be preached. The focus will be on Christ crucified, dead, buried and resurrected.
Those who preach will be God-appointed. They will be inspired by the Holy Ghost, full of fire, and they will speak without notes. They will be fearless and will present what the Lord gives them. They will have no qualms about speaking on hell. Signs and wonders will follow their anointed preaching.
There will be no admission charges, no need for costly, glossy brochures or expensive advertising - because a fire never needs advertising. It is there for all to see.
Today’s timidity and fear of man will be gone. The believers will once again be bold, courageous, prepared to die for Christ.
The general public will again see Jesus in action through the believers. Christianity will no longer be just another religion. There will be healing, and demons cast out. Homes holding prayer meetings at 6 am will be full. There will be a hunger for God, and it will spread across whole cities. Many will hear the gospel in its entirety, nothing withheld, and they will repent.
Hallelujah! Brother, my spirit is in full agreement with you. Our Father desires a holy, spotless church in which He can have His being. In fact, He doesn't just want a spotless church, He will insist on no less. Woe to the shepherd who is found not tending to the sheep or feeding them with unfitting food.