The Savvy Servant
God is Speaking This Season
Updated: Dec 31, 2018
I am a dreamer.
My family thinks its spooky. My mother says it's a prophetic anointing.
Like the time I dreamed that a plane crashed into my grandparents neighbor's house. My grandparents (well, my grandfather because my grandmother is deceased) live in New York. Days after that dream......9/11 happened.
I've always been a colorful dreaming---with the gift to also interpret other's dreams. My goal is to dig deeper into my gift. I'm really interested in the prophetic.
Over the last few weeks during this holiday season, God has been speaking very heavily to me in my dreams. And, I've been listening. Am I the only one who ain't try'na miss another God-planned season? So, yes.....I've been listening.
A few weeks ago, I joined a new church. Even that in itself was nothing but a divine move of God (perhaps I'll share in another post).
Last Sunday, my new pastor preached a Christmas message which was taken from scripture Ezekiel 16:4. He prefaced his messaged with, "when y'all read this its going to knock your socks off."
I was ready.....
Ezekiel 16:4 reads:
"As for your birth, on the day you were born your navel cord was not cut, nor were you washed with water for cleansing; you were not rubbed with salt or even wrapped in cloths."
In comparison to the birth of Christ, I immediately received the revelation. And, I don't know about anybody else, but my pastor was right. It knocked my socks off. I'll explain why in a few.
The weekend before last, I had the most amazing dream. I don't want to go into detail here, but the outcome felt like a shift. When I woke up, which was a Sunday morning, there was a difference in the atmosphere. It literally felt like life shifted to a new realm for me. I felt God's presence very heavily. I felt peaceful. I felt liberated. It felt like a place I had been praying for. As a result, I really grasped the mantra, "Jesus is the reason for the season."
If ever I need confirmation about what I was feeling, without any discussion my GGF (good girlfriend), @zmariewrites posted that a shift had indeed occurred. Then, I kept seeing posts about shifts in the spirit realm.
Again, I grabbed it.
A few days after my pastor preached his Christmas message, I had a dream. In the dream I was happy and was going into the bathroom to take a shower. From studying the spiritual meaning of dreams I know that bathrooms represent cleansing. When I awoke, the Christmas message was confirmed to me.
As a born-again believer this was the interpretation I received:
The cut navel cord represents generational attachments (or generational curses). Those things that needed to be cut from me. To take this a little further.....back in September my brother-in-law prophesied over me that God was cutting some things out of me. God only knows what those things are/were, but I firmly believe that on that Sunday morning when I felt a shift in the spirit my umbilical cord had been indeed cut. That negative pathology #IyanlaVanzant talks about.....gone!
The cleanliness represents the washing away of sin. Not that I'm striving for perfection, but things I use to do no longer interest me. I could get down with the dirty and still get up and go praise God on a Sunday morning. However, the Word says that if you love me you will keep my command. I've been "saved" and raised in the church all my life. However, its been nearly 40 years later that I have truly fallen in love with Christ. When I woke up from the dream in the bathroom I knew that God's love and grace are cleansing me.
The rubbing of salt represents preservation. God preserves those he loves to prepare them for HIS purpose. It baffles me that I've made it to almost 50 years old without being married or having children. Here lately, I've been thinking..."Lord, you thought of me this much to preserve me for an awesome man who we will together fulfill YOUR purpose?" So, many times over the years I'd wonder why relationships wouldn't work with certain men I was dating. It's years later that I now know that God had been preserving me for such a time as this. People will make you feel like something's wrong with you. But, God looks on like, "I'm preserving you like fine wine."
The wrapping in cloths represents protection. When God says He has a plan and we surrender wholeheartedly to that plan He protects us. No one can steal our vision, or idea, or likeness, or passion. He protects what He approves.
As I prepare to cross over into 2019, I have received so much revelation that is resulting in peace and fullness of joy. However, I am intently still listening. Because God is always speaking.
Are you listening?