Thursday, August 16, 2012

The Time of My Chastisement

I was in my morning prayer time, and I had been asking the Lord about a message He had given a preacher I knew about Him beginning to chastise the church at this time, asking Him to give us a guiding word if it was true, because my spirit bore witness with that word, when He began to speak.

The time of My chastisement is indeed upon My church, My child, for I will have a holy and a spotless bride and those who do not comply and walk in My holiness shall be excluded. (He didn't explain to me what being excluded meant)

I have given you the tools you need to walk in My holiness. I have given My son as a sacrifice for your sins, yet many of you continue to sin, expecting Me to "understand," expecting Me to accept you with blemishes. Your sin mars you with the filth of the enemy, My children, and this is unacceptable in My sight.

Would you accept your spouse if they were marked by their lovers in your sight? Could you look upon them with love and desire, seeing they were polluted by another? I desire you to stand holy before Me.

I desire the church would walk in My mighty power in these last days. I desire to demonstrate My great power in the lost and dying world in which you live, but I cannot do this through sinful vessels.

You ask for more of My anointing, more power and more blessing. I am asking for more of you. I am asking you to lay down more of your fleshly desires, more of your fleshly ways. I am calling My children to walk in more of Me and this you cannot do if you are still giving in to the desires of your flesh.

You must choose. You cannot fully serve Me if you are still also serving you. You must consider with every choice you make which path you will take.

Jeremiah 30:14-15: 14 All thy lovers have forgotten thee; they seek thee not; for I have wounded thee with the wound of an enemy, with the chastisement of a cruel one, for the multitude of thine iniquity; because thy sins were increased. 15 Why criest thou for thine affliction? thy sorrow is incurable for the multitude of thine iniquity: because thy sins were increased, I have done these things unto thee.

Hebrews 12:6: For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.

1 Peter 1:16: Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.

Ephesians 5:27: That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.

2 Timothy 2:21: If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and meet for the master's use, and prepared unto every good work.

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12 comments:

Drew Simmons said...

Glynda,

This is exactly what my study of Scripture has led me to conclude. The Bible has much to say about our day, the generation before the return of Christ...much more than many realize.

There comes a point in time, and we are there now, when the sin of God's people causes him to leave. He does not want to listen to our songs anymore. (Amos 5:23) He rhetorically asks if someone would be so bold as to lock the doors of his house so we would stop worshiping in vain. (Mal. 1:10) God cannot endure iniquity and sacred meeting. (Is. 1:13) Though we think Matthew 18 promises he will always attend, we are mistaken. The same chapter talks about plucking out our eyes if they cause us to sin.

The point comes, and now is, when all tables (religious services) are full of vomit and filth, no place is clean. (Is. 28:8) Paul's quote of Isaiah 28 proves it's talking about a Christian speaking in tongues before the overflowing scourge of Tribulation. (1 Cor. 14:21)

But this is exactly the message most Christians will not tolerate. The bride has convinced herself that God sees something other than what we have become. I have lost friendships due to this message. But the truth is, our sin causes God to become like a traveler just passing through every once in a while. (Jer. 14:8)

But there's a flip side to this. God will spare a remnant through the sudden destruction of the first day of Tribulation. And though two-thirds of that remnant later defect to the enemy and fall (Zec. 13:8), one-third, the faithful nation that keeps truth, will enter through those gates of the land to a time of great blessing at the appointed time, when God pours out his Spirit. (Is. 26:2, Is. 2:2-3, Joel 2:28)

God is, in this very day, raising up a faithful remnant. This remnant will begin to abide in his Word and turn away from all sin. They will walk in the Spirit and live holy. When the time comes to choose, they will not defect, but they will wait on God for deliverance. The trials and chastisements his people face today have this purpose in mind. He does not punish for punishment sake. He is calling out a faithful remnant among his own people. "I will leave in your midst a meek and humble people, and they shall trust in the name of the LORD." Zeph. 3:12

Drew

Patriot said...

I can attest to the call to come out of the church. I have been so split on it that I'm at a point that I cannot attend any longer.

The last church I attended, I prayed for the binding up of the principalities and powers that drove the doctrines of demons. After I finished praying, within minutes the electricity went out at the church. It came back on in a few minutes. I left the building. I found out days later that after I left, the power stayed off for the rest of the Sunday morning service. This is the church in my area that is the most "spirit filled" of the bunch! This occurrence was the last in a series of urgings that Holy Spirit led me on. Bottom line, I cannot attend these false houses of worship any longer. I have no "home" on "Sunday" anymore.

It's interesting you mention the music, too. For nearly 2 years now, I could not connect with the music at church, regardless of how powerful the performance. The music has become hollow, the words have lost their meaning. Instead we replace it with moving lights and a better sound system.

Along the lines of chastisement, however, I cannot view it as that or I begin to get all weird about it (at least on a personal level). I've been thru the fire and now I have to see it as the enemy being allowed to test me or as just a battle. To see myself always bent over His knee, awaiting the next round of discipline, I see no love in this, only endless pain. I personally shut down and I want to be angry with Him. As far as He's shown me, for those who have been in tribulation, this is not what He intended to mean with the term "chastisement." The enemy twists our experiences.

Our Father is loving. Yes, He allows us to reap what we sow in order to learn. We are being tested, yes, and hardened for the battles to come. I think of Him as my coach, my drill sergeant, something along those lines. He's tough on us and allows life to be the teacher. But He's not out to just give us a spanking continually. Our Father is on our side.

Rather than continually asking Him what He wants from me or what I need to change or repent for, now I just pray for His comfort. That has helped immensely. I repent as needed, but I cannot live life under the spirit of condemnation. Do soldiers make mistakes on the battlefield? All the time. Pick up and move on. Learn from the mistake. I think that's the level of training He's pushing us to now: stop over thinking it and just go!

He's also confirmed for me what I have known for awhile: the battle is so hard right now because those who will make it thru will reach many. Many of you reading this will lead others to Jesus in very big ways. Your trial is not only your faith walk, but in the balance lies the salvation of those you will lead to Jesus. You are literally battling for those souls yet to be saved.

Perhaps others are experiencing this too, but my daily life seems to be more busy than ever--supernaturally so. Suddenly I'm struggling to get more quiet time with Him in and having a harder time focusing in the quiet time. It's like we've gone from a general march to double timing it. Is anyone else experiencing this? God bless you all and hang in there!

gratefulherman said...

Thanks Again Glynda!

WOW, what a poerful and sobering messsage for all of us ..if only we will heed God's Words. Drew's comments are right on as well, and my prayer goes out to Patriot. The Lord will lead you through the lonely times, and you will be used to help others who will be searching for answers when the really tough times hit America.

Yesterday someone gave me this wonderful quote: " In school we learn the lessons in order to take the tests, but in life we are TESTED, in order to learn the lessons. "

AlsoGod did not give us His Grace, in order for us to become a DIS-Grace!

By the way I have ordered several copies of Glynda's books and am sharing them with others. Have also donated a copy to a minister friend. Please pray about your part in spreading these messages, they are so powerful. Maybe you will have a part in waking up some slumbering Laeodocians before its too late. As another pastor said recently: What you make happen for others, God will make happen for you ( and your family ).
Finally fellow members of the Wings fellowship, please remember to support Glynda with an offering, as the Lord leads you. Hers is a Faith Walk, and she is boldly declaring God's truth, an unpopular message in this End Time! God bless you all, as you follow Him.

Drew Simmons said...

Patriot,

This was from a previous word: "My children who walk holy before Me shall have a much easier path in this time."

There's a difference between those who walk in the flesh and those who walk in the spirit. Those who refuse to give up sin need his chastisement. Those who walk holy can benefit from his gentle correction.

I've been down both roads. Walking in the spirit is much easier.

Drew

Glynda Lomax said...

Herman, Thank you so much for your kind comments, and for all you are doing to help spread the words of our Lord. I pray all of God's blessings would richly envelope your life for your dedication and hard work in His Name! I love the quote you posted here!!

Glynda

Glynda Lomax said...

Drew - I've walked both paths as well, I completely agree with you! Walking in the Spirit, in God's ways, is SO much easier!! Thanks for posting - Glynda

godsfingers said...

Thank you for your faithfulness, Glynda, in hearing and intercession.

This is a confirming word on a vision and what God impressed on me last night. In my blog I wrote about the American flag falling at the awards presentation at the Olympics and the signal to us, and the confirmation and warning to come out. Truly, we are in marvelous times and need to cling closer to Him and as a body of believers, lest the apostasy draw us in.

Love and hope, today for you,
Dan

Marcel said...

Glenda,Thanks for your faithfulness in speaking what God is saying.
There is nothing new under the sun. When God sent Jeremiah to his people,they refused to listen to him.In fact God forewarned him that they would not listen.
The people didn't realize that when they rejected him they were also rejecting God.
Patriot wrote;
I personally shut down and I want to be angry with Him.
That's why God is sending 'chastisment' because he wants to drive out that 'I want to be angry with Him 'from you.
This is where many of God's people will fall away and betray one another.
There is never any reason for us to be angry with god ever and this opens us up to the influence,control and manipulation of the evil one at this late,late hour. From experience I can say that God will not allow it for our own good and blessing in this cursed day of His judgments we are living in. I found the best way to walk before Him is to thank Him for everything and I mean everything from our heart.
Only Jesus can give us His strength to walk like this victorious over whatever may come our way.
Our own strength/anger mixture is no match for this hour,we must ask the Lord to rid us of all of it.

Marcel said...

Glenda,
I forgot to share that this from Habakkuk.
This is what we need seared in our heart,mind and soul in order to overcome with the word of our testimony and the blood of the Lamb.
Again ,nothing new under the sun!
P.S. my fig tree is not doing so well,praise God anyhow.

'I heard and my inward parts trembled,At the sound my lips quivered.
Decay enters my bones,And in my place I tremble.
Because I must wait quietly for the day of distress,
For the people to arise who will invade us.Though the fig tree should not blossom
And there be no fruit on the vines,Though the yield of the olive should fail
And the fields produce no food,Though the flock should be cut off from the fold
And there be no cattle in the stalls,Yet I will exult in the Lord,I will rejoice in the God of my salvation.
The Lord God is my strength,And He has made my feet like hinds’ feet,
And makes me walk on my high places.
Habakkuk 3

Bonnie said...

For Patriot - My husband and I were led out of our church about 4 years ago, with many others. We now meet regularly with three other couples on Sunday mornings with no set agenda except to be with the Lord and share with each other. We have all commented that we are now closer to the Lord than we have ever been.

God showed me in a vision two years ago that He is leading people out of the established church to become the foundations of a church without walls. Instead of drawing people into churches, I believe that God is sending us out into the world as His light to draw others to Him. See my blog post of August 13 -

http://newbon-bonsblog.blogspot.com.au/2012/08/evangelism-lords-way.html

A lady commented on my blog a few days ago that she and her husband were also led out of their church 4 years ago, and that they are closer to the Lord now than they have ever been in their entire lives. I am hearing comments like this a lot lately.

May the Lord bless you and draw you even closer to Him as you seek Him in the quiet place.

DJ said...

This post hits the nail right on the head. I have been dealing with temptation more than ever before. And the answer is always the same, "turn away from your sin and serve Me instead of the serpent. My heart runs heavy, the time is now and it's running out.

dreamsofdunamis said...

God once again reminded me just how sin can marr us in His eyes. He told me to post this dream that I had a while back, this week on the dreams of dunamis blog. Your message from the Lord Glynda, matched up with it...

http://dreamsofdunamis.wordpress.com/2012/08/19/a-sticky-corrosive-substance/

So there with you, Patriot girl! Most of our family has come out of the churches as well. Not that many within driving distance, as we are out in the wilderness. Of the ones that were, one was run by an undercover satanist, and the other one is almost cultish in their control of others. (Half the year their teachings are true, the other half they are not. I call it the half-way-there church.)

Which brings me to Bonnie's comment...
WOW! I'm headed over to your site, to read up on how you do such a thing! Getting together with other believers, with just the Word and the Holy Spirit, without all the pastor egos and formulas, sounds WONDERFUL!
I would love to be used by Him like that some day soon!

Shalom,
C. Dunamis