The Three Gifts of Battle
Today is the eighth day of the eighth month of the sixteenth year (double eight) and today victory is declared!
For a new beginning is on the horizon. Says the Lord! Many soldiers have fought long and hard. The battle has been arduous. The test and the trials seemed as if they would go on forever. Not so, says the Lord. This time of warfare, this season of opposition will cease. And this enemy you will see no more!
This season has been about the emergence of my Warriors. The Warriors are rising! And for the warrior, not the soldier, the end is in sight. The light is shining at the end of the tunnel. The banner across the finish line is in view. The rush of excitement is rising in the heart of many warriors. The joy of winning and walking into a fresh time of victory with the King rises up in our hearts.
Slow down, says the Lord!
Slow down, says the Lord our God.
Slow down and look around!
For every battle brings three gifts. Slow down, recognize and recover the gifts of battle!
The first gift of battle is greater knowledge of the Father.
Every battle in the kingdom of God will bring the gift of knowledge. Daniel 11:32 proclaims that …the people that do know their God shall be strong, and do exploits. KJV Knowing the Father is the precursor to accessing his strength. Our intimacy with the Father is the foundation of our trust in Him.
To know the Father, is to understanding his ways, his character, and his nature. It is to recognize his deep love and longing to connect and fellowship with his children. This gift of knowledge is recognizing who the Father is and who the Father is inside of you. It is the gift of the knowledge of your identity in him. For every battle carries the stamp of identity. That battle is shaped and custom designed to empower you to discover who you are in God and who God is in you.
The second gift of battle is the gift of strength with capacity, ability and strategy.
It is what will enable you to do NEW exploits. It is recognizing how to overcome every NEW challenge by the blood of the lamb and the word of your testimony. It is discovering the scope of your INCREASED authority and becoming strong enough to take it in your NEXT ASSIGNMENT. It is the strength that manifests through a spirit of joy. It is the strength that manifest in never ending peace. It is the strength born out of the righteousness of God. And that righteousness with peace and it’s Joy is what constitutes the kingdom of God. It is the partnership of friends working together to establish the kingdom of God! You and God are a MAJORITY.
The third gift of battle is the gift of spoil.
In every battle there is spoil. In every battle there is the potential for increase. In every battle there is financial gain! In every battle there’s gold and silver. In every battle, there is wealth with resource and that resource with its wealth is what allows you to establish a new economy as you enter the next season.
2 Chronicles 20:25 And when Jehoshaphat and his people came to take away the spoil of them, they found among them in abundance both riches with the dead bodies, and precious jewels, which they stripped off for themselves, more than they could carry away: and they were three days in gathering of the spoil, it was so much. KJV
This is the season of the emergence and the rise of the CHAYIL WARRIORS.
Chayil means WARRIOR. And CHAYIL also means WEALTH. It is the wealth you recover on the battlefield that becomes the resource which empowers you to establish the kingdom of God!
There is wealth on the field of battle! There is much wealth on the field of battle. So ask for your wealth! Look for your wealth! Go and plunder the enemy’s camp and take your wealth!
Do not be hasty to leave the battlefield! there is much spoil on the battlefield! There is much wealth on the battlefield! There is much resource on the battlefield!
So do not leave the battlefield until you have recovered all the spoil! Sing as you recover the spoil! Dance as you recover the spoil! Rejoice as you recover the spoil.