Jan 3, 2019
"I decree and declare..." These are four words we hear prayer warriors cry out in the heat of the battle—but often without an experiential revelation of the power of a decree.
In 2019, God will demonstrate the power of a decree with rapid breakthrough following. He is pouring out revelation on Job 22:28 to Believers—who can believe Christ's delegated authority positions us as more than priests who petition, but also kings who decree and see an immediate response in the natural realm.
I heard the Lord say, "Far too many of My people are begging Me to do what I've already promised I would do. Far too many are making supplication, bargaining with Me to do My revealed will, petitioning and crying out from a place of hope instead of faith. But I am calling My Body to rise up and decree what I have already said, to prophesy what I've already said, to declare what I've already said, and to see My will and My Kingdom established in the earth.
"There is a time for every purpose under Heaven. There's a time to pray the prayer of faith. There's a time to war with a prophetic word. There's a time to make supplication. There's a time to release the prayer of consecration. But in this season I am demonstrating the power of a decree released by the leading of My Spirit through a heart of faith. Decree a thing and it shall be established."
Job 22:28 (KJV) assures us, "Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee: and the light shall shine upon thy ways." Different translations shed interesting light on this verse. For example, the NIV tells us, "What you decide on will be done, and light will shine on your ways." The CEV puts it this way: "He will do whatever you ask, and life will be bright." The AMPC version expounds on this truth a little more: "You shall also decide and decree a thing, and it shall be established for you; and the light [of God's favor] shall shine upon your ways." And the MSG translation assures, "You'll decide what you want and it will happen; your life will be bathed in light."