War: Sheltering Displaced People, NATO Division as “Sitting Ducks”
November 10, 2022 3:08 PM
November 10, 2022
In a dream vision, the Holy Spirit took me to the countryside and brought me inside a large home with an expansive second floor and finished attic space. The enormous attic, which had few interior walls between supporting beams, was being made ready to house many displaced people, some who had already arrived. Everywhere I looked, along walls I saw cots, single beds, and convertible sofas. In the middle areas, I saw foldable card tables and stackable chairs. Anything that could be used to sleep on comfortably was highly valued. A mattress donation brought cheers! Donations of simple forms of entertainment like board games and cards were ever important. I didn’t see food supplies in the attic because those were in the lower floor in the kitchen and dining areas. Because of the appearance of the refugees arriving, I assumed this large home was somewhere in the rural United States.
But soon the dream vision changed slightly. I noticed that the attic was actually connected to the attic of another large home next door. The two buildings abutted each other and could be connected through the exterior walls. This home looked somewhat wealthy and sophisticated in an older European style and held sculptures and art. The Holy Spirit said, “Bruges,” and I recognized this name as that of a small city in Belgium. I marveled that in this vision, what appeared to be an American home could be physically connected to one in Europe.
Suddenly, I heard the roar of war planes overhead. Everyone stopped what they were doing and became silent. People quietly prayed that the bombers—they were Russian—would pass over and spare them, hesitating to waste the bombs on country homes with so few people. The bombers were probably on their way to the cities and other specific targets.
Then the dream vision shifted again. It was night time, and I saw a division of what appeared to be Western or NATO forces in some part of Europe. I saw what looked like many tanks and jeeps. But something was wrong. Suddenly, a Russian vehicle boldly drove right up to the perimeter and actually entered what looked like an opening or courtyard. In seconds, the following thoughts flashed into my mind: the NATO forces are stuck because they have run out of fuel for their tanks and armored cars. They can’t engage and are at a standstill. They are “sitting ducks” and at the mercy of the Russian forces in the area. That is why the Russian vehicle is so bold and the NATO force commander let the single vehicle into the perimeter. They need to negotiate to survive.
When I awoke from the dream vision, I asked the Holy Spirit to help interpret the parts that were less obvious in meaning.
The Holy Spirit told me that in the times to come, because of woes due to the economy, pandemics, and war, many will flee the cities and seek refuge in homes in the countryside. This displacement of people will occur in both the United States and in Europe. He told me, “Just as you saw the attics of two large homes connected, the United States and Europe are like two oxen yoked.” Later, when I looked up Bruges in Belgium, I saw that for centuries many battles had been fought in its vicinity, not just those in World War I and World War II. I also realized that any Russian bombers flying over Bruges would be crossing the Strait of Dover and the Southern Bight of the North Sea to attack the UK.
Then I asked the Holy Spirit about the night time scene in Europe. The NATO tanks and armored vehicles had lain helpless and immobile, while the Russian vehicle fearlessly drove right up to them. The Holy Spirit said, “He who has the gas holds the power. Fuel wins the war.”
The time is late, and this watchwoman is giving warning. Repent of your sins, ask Jesus into your life, and prepare yourselves and your families as God leads you. Prepare the way of the Lord!
Leviticus 26:23-26 GNT
23 “If after all of this punishment you still do not listen to me, but continue to defy me, 24 then I will turn on you and punish you seven times harder than before. 25 I will bring war on you to punish you for breaking our covenant, and if you gather in your cities for safety, I will send incurable diseases among you, and you will be forced to surrender to your enemies. 26 I will cut off your food supply, so that ten women will need only one oven to bake all the bread they have. They will ration it out, and when you have eaten it all, you will still be hungry.
Proverbs 19:17 NIV
17 Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord,
and he will reward them for what they have done.
Isaiah 58:6-9 NIV
6 “Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen:
to loose the chains of injustice
and untie the cords of the yoke,
to set the oppressed free
and break every yoke?
7 Is it not to share your food with the hungry
and to provide the poor wanderer with shelter—
when you see the naked, to clothe them,
and not to turn away from your own flesh and blood?
8 Then your light will break forth like the dawn,
and your healing will quickly appear;
then your righteousness will go before you,
and the glory of the Lord will be your rear guard.
9 Then you will call, and the Lord will answer;
you will cry for help, and he will say: Here am I.
Ezekiel 33:1-20 NIV
Renewal of Ezekiel’s Call as Watchman
33 The word of the Lord came to me: 2 “Son of man, speak to your people and say to them: ‘When I bring the sword against a land, and the people of the land choose one of their men and make him their watchman, 3 and he sees the sword coming against the land and blows the trumpet to warn the people, 4 then if anyone hears the trumpet but does not heed the warning and the sword comes and takes their life, their blood will be on their own head. 5 Since they heard the sound of the trumpet but did not heed the warning, their blood will be on their own head. If they had heeded the warning, they would have saved themselves. 6 But if the watchman sees the sword coming and does not blow the trumpet to warn the people and the sword comes and takes someone’s life, that person’s life will be taken because of their sin, but I will hold the watchman accountable for their blood.’
7 “Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the people of Israel; so hear the word I speak and give them warning from me. 8 When I say to the wicked, ‘You wicked person, you will surely die,’ and you do not speak out to dissuade them from their ways, that wicked person will die for their sin, and I will hold you accountable for their blood. 9 But if you do warn the wicked person to turn from their ways and they do not do so, they will die for their sin, though you yourself will be saved.
10 “Son of man, say to the Israelites, ‘This is what you are saying: “Our offenses and sins weigh us down, and we are wasting away because of them. How then can we live?”’ 11 Say to them, ‘As surely as I live, declares the Sovereign Lord, I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that they turn from their ways and live. Turn! Turn from your evil ways! Why will you die, people of Israel?’
12 “Therefore, son of man, say to your people, ‘If someone who is righteous disobeys, that person’s former righteousness will count for nothing. And if someone who is wicked repents, that person’s former wickedness will not bring condemnation. The righteous person who sins will not be allowed to live even though they were formerly righteous.’ 13 If I tell a righteous person that they will surely live, but then they trust in their righteousness and do evil, none of the righteous things that person has done will be remembered; they will die for the evil they have done. 14 And if I say to a wicked person, ‘You will surely die,’ but they then turn away from their sin and do what is just and right— 15 if they give back what they took in pledge for a loan, return what they have stolen, follow the decrees that give life, and do no evil—that person will surely live; they will not die. 16 None of the sins that person has committed will be remembered against them. They have done what is just and right; they will surely live.
17 “Yet your people say, ‘The way of the Lord is not just.’ But it is their way that is not just. 18 If a righteous person turns from their righteousness and does evil, they will die for it. 19 And if a wicked person turns away from their wickedness and does what is just and right, they will live by doing so. 20 Yet you Israelites say, ‘The way of the Lord is not just.’ But I will judge each of you according to your own ways.”
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