"Arise, shine; for your light has come! And the glory of the Lord is risen upon you. For behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and deep darkness the people; but the Lord will arise over you, and His glory will be seen upon you" (Isaiah 60:1-2).
I Heard the Lord Say Like a Trumpet: "You Are Leaving the Wilderness!"
Many of you have walked through some of the hardest times of your life in the last two years and longer. You have endured what you felt you would not be able to endure. You have stood when you felt you would not be able to stand. You have survived, when most of the time you did not think you could. You have survived because you have been leaning upon your Beloved. And the Lord says to you this day:
"My grace proved sufficient for you. I made My strength perfect in your weakness. I am the One who fed you bread which you did not know, nor did your fathers know. I am the One who brought rain down from Heaven to water you in your need. And now you are leaving the wilderness. It is time for you to arise and shine, for your light has come, and My glory has risen upon you.
"Very quickly, you will see tangible manifestations of My glory on you. You will see positive affirmations of My hand on your life. Expect sudden changes. I am going to move quickly on your behalf to bring you completely out of this wilderness and into the land I have promised.
"Beloved child, I have sheltered you. I have protected you. I have hidden you in the palm of My hand, where no enemy could access your life. It may have felt to you like they did, but My Word is true and no weapon formed against you can prosper. Even though I create the fire that acts as your forge, the fire of melting can only benefit you in the long run—for I am God who forms you."
"I Am Now Bringing You Into a Land Fruitful With Milk and Honey"
"There will be a new protocol for your new land. You won't be able to live your life in the Promised Land the same way you lived it in the wilderness. Focus is required. You must destroy the giants of doubt and unbelief. You must press into the sacred mandate I have placed on your life with everything you have.
"When the Israelites entered the Promised Land, they compromised. DO NOT COMPROMISE. Compromise hurt My people in Israel, and compromise will hurt you. Instead of compromise, review My covenant with you often. Keep the promises I have spoken to you in your heart. Talk about them with people who also believe. Write them down. Allow them to become part of your DNA, for they are already part of your DNA from My point of view."
"I Am Renewing My Covenant With You"
"There are times in your life, at periods when you need a new beginning, when I will renew My covenant with you. It doesn't mean My covenant was ever broken. It doesn't mean My promises were ever less than sure. But sometimes you need a new beginning. When I renew My covenant with you, I make My words fresh in your heart. I renew the promises in your spirit, and I give you fresh revelation of all My promises."
"Watch For Me to Speak to You About the Renewal of My Covenant."
"You have forgotten many of My promises. Many of them have languished in your heart, for they were long in coming. But like the Bridegroom who waited until thehour, I will still show up. I AM ON THE SCENE. I have never forsaken you. I have NOT forgotten you. I will never, ever, ever let you go. And I am renewing My covenant with you.
"Listen to Me, for I am speaking in the smallest whispers. But My whisper is mighty enough to change your life forever. You will hear My voice, and your joy and faith will be renewed. You will know it is I who speaks.
"Who is this coming up from the wilderness, leaning upon her beloved?" (Song of Solomon 8:5a)
"Precious Child, You Are Leaving the Wilderness"
"Where I am taking you, you have not gone before. But the angel of My presence will go with you. I will go up with you, and I will hold your hand. I am making all things new in your life.
"Do not remember the former things, nor consider the things of old. Behold, I do a new thing; now it springs forth. Shall you not know it? I say to you today that you will know it. You will know it as intimately as a husband knows his wife, for you shall experience these new things from My hand. Beloved child, I love you. You are the apple of My eye. You are the passion of My heart. I am with you always, even to the end of the world.
"So go forth. Go forth and conquer. I am with you. I will help you. I will uphold you with My righteous right hand. I will keep you, and you shall find victory because of Me."
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Jamie Rohrbaugh is an author, speaker, and presence-seeker whose heart is for the local church. Called to intercession and prophetic ministry, her passion is to see sons and daughters transformed by the love of Abba Father. Jamie blogs for a global readership at FromHisPresence.com, where she writes about prayer, personal revival, and the supernatural lifestyle and she has written for various ministry outlets. She holds a Master's in Biblical Studies from Berea Seminary and is a grateful member of the Redbud Writers Guild. Jamie serves as a domestic missionary in Chattanooga, Tennessee.