The devil is a lion looking for prey
Sep 15, 2019, 2:33 AM
Recently I had a dream with a strong visualization of this scripture:
1 Peter 5:8 “Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour”.
This dream came with a warning not to ever neglect spending time with the Lord and to pray without ceasing. Here is the dream:
I was floating in the air. On the ground was a large male lion who was watching me closely. He was extremely eager to get to me. I could see his face. His eyes were glued to me. He was determined to pull me down and destroy me. He was following me in whatever direction I was floating. He jumped as high as he could stretching his paw towards me hoping his claws would reach me, but they did not.
I noticed that I would lose altitude every time I neglected my time with the Lord and did not pray as often as I should. In those moments the hopes from that lion increased and he jumped more determined than usual. But when I sought the Lord and spend more time in his presence I would gain more altitude again.
Eventually that male lion left to find some reinforcements. As a result another male lion showed up, but he was ever larger and more vicious than the first one.
This larger male lion also looked at me with hatred and started to jump high in an attempt to reach me. But this one was bigger and he could jump higher. I realized I needed to spend even more time with the Lord in prayer to gain even more altitude if I wanted to be safe.
As we move closer to the coming of the Lord the devil increases his attacks on God’s people. I am sure many of you have felt that. The demons that are coming after God’s children today are larger in size, more evil and greater in number than those that Christians dealt with 20 years ago. Our safety today requires a more intense time of spiritual warfare and prayer in the presence of the Lord.
I still remember the face of the lion. If you have watched national geographic shows where lions go hunting and they see prey, they get a very distinct look on their face. They get really focused and they plan their move without ever missing a step or movement of their prey. That is exactly how those lions in my dream were looking at me constantly. They were thinking, planning, scheming for any way to bring me down, and that was non-stop. That’s how the devil is constantly watching God’s children. That became clear to me.
If I would have turned away from the Lord I would have fallen down to the ground and the lion (the devil) would be completely destroyed me in an instant.
Eventually I floated towards a lake of crystal clear water. It was almost invisible water. As I was floating over that lake I suddenly dropped and fell into the water. The huge lion saw that, and he jumped in the lake right away. But this was no ordinary lake. This was no ordinary water. After the lion jumped he landed close to me, but in that lake he froze. He could not move. The best way I can describe it is if an animal is frozen solid in ice or something. I myself could move, but the lion was totally solidified. I was no longer concerned about this lion attacking me anymore.
The lake probably represents the Holy Spirit, as the Lord freezes the enemy’s plans against you? Or the moment of the rapture, or the moment his children will be sealed so that nothing can harm them? I am not 100% sure.
But the message of the dream is clear:
- The devil is indeed like a vicious male lion watching every move of God’s children in an attempt to devour them. This is real.
- The Lord will keep him out of reach as long as you are in HIM and seek HIS face and presence.
- Darkness in this world keeps increasing as we approach the day of the kick-off event, and for our safety we need to increase our spiritual warfare efforts and our time with the Lord.
- The day is coming when suddenly things will change, in the twinkling of an eye, and the devil will be frozen in his ability to harm you, period, and that for all eternity. Never again will God’s children need to worry about evil hunting them down. They will be set free, and he whom the Son sets free is free indeed.
Praise the Lord!