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We continue the conversation about the seasons of the prophetic. Greg shares about some things he has learned personally and things we can learn from the Word of God and from those that have gone before us. It is important for us to learn more about the prophetic because there is a misconception that the prophetic is something we can’t come close to, but the Lord says He will pour out His Spirit on all people!
“‘In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams. Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out my Spirit in those days, and they will prophesy.’” Acts 2:16-18
We are not speaking of personal prophets who give personal words constantly at request or offering, which is important, but those who God burns on their hearts a word they are to carry for a season.
“Surely the Sovereign Lord does nothing without revealing his plan to his servants the prophets.” Amos 3:7
It is a word that won’t let them rest, and they carry it like it is the most important thing on the earth because, in truth, every word from God is the most important thing! When we see a prophet in a season of declaring a word, it can be inspiring as they speak with boldness, authority, and passion that can only come from God. Upon God’s call, things shift, yet every season does not last. Seasons come to an end.
We see seasons happen in the natural like weather and sports. Each season has its moment then it changes to the next. For example, if we are in a new season, it would be confusing to talk about a past season like it was still happening.
Greg shares about one season of the prophetic which is focusing on the audience of One. Everything we do should be for an audience of One! God created man in His own image so that He could have a relationship. He wanted Adam and Eve to be satisfied with His presence, and sin has not changed God’s desire. He still wants us to have an intimate relationship with Him, finding satisfaction in His presence!
It is important that moving in obedience to the Lord is our goal, and that is how we love Him, it is not to get approval from man. When God gives us a prophetic word, we deliver that word in obedience because we love Him! Many people may reap benefits from our ministry, which we are grateful for that, but it is God Who feels the love from us being faithful in our seasons! “God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.” Nothing you do for God is in vain! People’s reaction to your obedience [love] may make you feel like it is in vain, but it is NEVER in vain when your ministry is done in obedience, which is love for the Lord.
You will have to remind yourself of this often, and it is vitally important that it is all for an audience of One! For God so loved the world that He gave His Son, that whosoever believes in Him shall not perish, but shall have eternal life. Jesus gave His life in obedience to His Father, an audience of One. Everything He did reflected what His Father wanted! Jesus only did or said what He saw Father God say or do. He drew people closer to God! Rick Joyner said, “A true prophet draws people closer to God; a false prophet draws people closer to themselves.” As a true prophet, we should be leading every person we encounter to an audience of One just like Jesus did!
When we have this revelation that everything we do is for an audience of One, it should set us free to be who God has called us to be and do what He has called us to do! Do you have experience in this prophetic season of learning to live for an audience of One? We want to hear from you! Write to us at [email protected] or in the VFNKB Community HERE. Greg shared in this segment.
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