The Western Wall (Kotel) in Jerusalem
I am pursuing a Prophetic Documentary on the nearing eruption of The River of Life from the city of Jerusalem. I request your prayer support because this will be a considerable project, and frankly I scarcely know where to begin. You may remember the verse, “Unless the Lord produces the documentary….”
I have felt 2021 is the year to get this production going. Early this morning I felt the Lord Jesus was telling me He would counsel me and show me how it can be done.
The goal of this prophetic documentary is to paint a picture of the surging, physical River of Life, which is soon to burst from Israel’s Holy City. This will inform and inspire faith and anticipation for what God is about to perform in the City.
The Muslim Dome of the Rock, near the site of the 2nd Temple
If you have read my book, Riverfront Property: Connecting at the River of Life you may remember Episode 2, The Tangible River. In that chapter I demonstrate:
How five prophets speak of The River of Life bursting forth from Jerusalem
and of the multiple streams formed by The River
How The River breaks forth
Implications of The River’s presence
And the glory which comes to our Lord Jesus Christ
Many elements must come together to get this production airborne. Would you please pray for the following elements?
A MOTIVATED FILM PRODUCER AND CREW will capture the images of places were The River will flow, blending in the story line with interviews with experts.
ANIMATORS will paint in the river and landscapes to portray the dynamic reality of the river and the lush vegetation, construction and populations which will follow.
I’m praying for a MUSICAL COMPOSER of the stature of John Williams
Prayer before the wall Herod the Great built
EXPERT INTERVIEWS REGARDING PROPHECY AND HISTORY
RABBIS will share the prophecies and beliefs which are held about The River.
ARCHAEOLOGISTS will tell us about Jerusalem’s ancient water systems.
GEOLOGISTS will show Jerusalem’s fault lines, and describe how earthquakes may release the river.
CARTOGRAPHERS will topographically map the Biblical locations, predict the boundaries of the river, and where the multiple streams will make passage. They will answer specific questions like, “Where is Azel?” and “Eniglam?”
What will be the national, regional, and world-wide impact of a spontaneous River flowing from Jerusalem? What responses will “flow” from its creation? We will seek interviews with Israeli Knesset ministers and government officials. Please pray these interviews will be gained.
INTERVIEWS WITH GOVERNMENT LEADERS
MINISTRY OF RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS – The impact of the river will first and foremost be spiritual! How will the spiritual atmosphere of Israel change with the addition of this remarkable tangible River? We will seek interviews with the Chief Rabbi and other spiritual leaders.
MINISTRY OF ENERGY AND WATER RESOURCES – We will ask about modern water-works and what they will do with a boundless excess. Conduits will no doubt be built to take the water North and South, and perhaps to regions beyond. What will be done with the extra hydro power?
MINISTRY OF TOURISM – More hotels and tourism infrastructure will need to be built. Tour guides will be busy!
MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE – Israel could become the bread-basket for the region. What projections could they make on ag industry?
The FISHERIES COMMISSIONER may make projections on that industry.
MINISTRY OF HEALTH – What will the healing properties of river do for the nation?
MINISTRY OF FINANCE – The economy of the nation will flourish!
MINISTRIES OF INFRASTRUCTURE, FOREIGN AFFAIRS, DEFENSE, THE INTERIOR, ETC. will all have comments on the implications of the new River!
Please pray the Lord will reveal the networks of people and resources to see this Prophetic Documentary launched. THANK YOU FOR THOSE PRAYERS!
And may all glory go to our wonderful River Master!!!
To get a better Idea of what information will go into this Prophetic Documentary listen to Episode 2: “The Tangible River,” from my book Riverfront Property: Connecting at the River of Life HERE!
Steven C Johnson
Rembrandt, Head of Christ
Have you ever had someone threaten to take your life? If you knew people were plotting to take your life would that alter your mentality and activities?
Here are a few of the many biblical characters who were plotted against and threatened with death.
“I am the only one left, and now they are trying to kill me too.” 1 Kings 19:10
May those who seek my life be disgraced and put to shame. Ps 35:4
So the chief priests made plans to kill Lazarus as well, John 12:10
While they were trying to kill him, news reached the commander of the Roman troops that the whole city of Jerusalem was in an uproar. Acts 21:31
JESUS, THE “MOST WANTED” MAN
Jesus was hounded by death threats.Even as an infant His life was threatened. When you read the conversations between Jesus and the religious leaders you can hear the snarling, menacing tension.
They got up, drove him out of the town, and led him to the brow of the hill on which their town was built, so that they might hurl him off the cliff. Luke 4:29
At that time some Pharisees came to Jesus and said to him, “Leave this place and go somewhere else. Herod wants to kill you.” Luke 13:”31
I know you are Abraham’s descendants, but you are trying to kill Me because My word has no place within you. John 8:37
As it is, you are looking for a way to kill me, a man who has told you the truth that I heard from God. Abraham did not do such things. John 8:40
So from that day on they plotted to take his life. John 11:53
But the Pharisees went out and plotted how they might kill Jesus. Mt 12:14
The leading priests and teachers of religious law were plotting how to kill Jesus, but they were afraid of the people’s reaction. Luke 22:2
“HE WHO INTIMIDATES WINS”
I recently saw a quote that caught me. “He who intimidates wins.” It sent me on a trail of thought. The goal of the terrorist is to control. The terrorist breaths intimidation to cow and constrain. Would you like to know how to defeat a terrorist? Refuse to be afraid! You frustrate terrorists by finding your courage in God and scoffing at fear.
Cultivating fear is an art form in America.
Advertisers use fear to get you to buy their anti-depressants.
News services use fearmongering to get your clicks.
Politician’s use fear to get your vote, and submission.
2020 has been a jackpot for fear-mongers. We’ve never seen people use fear so successfully. The masters of fear have nearly taken over the world. Their only problem is that you have been a hold-out.You haven’t bowed to fear as low as you should. This has irked the terrorists.
Satan of course is the ultimate terrorist. Fear is the primary tool in his tool box.Ultimately every fear is linked to the Great Granddaddy of fears, Death. Watch out for spiders, heights, laundry detergents, sunshine and tap water. They may kill you.
“Here’s one food you should never eat.”
Do you know how many are dying of cancer, plastic bags and airplane crashes!
Don’t drive your car, you might be killed.
Don’t go to the grocery, you might be shot
With Covid mania, economic woes, and government corruption “we could all die!”
One of ten who started out on the Oregon trail died before the end. What if every time we engaged in an activity a statistician stood at our side and told us the chance we had of dying?
The Fact is, in time, we will all die, unless Jesus comes to interrupt things.
JESUS OVERCAME OUR FEAR OF DEATH
“Now since the children have flesh and blood, He too shared in their humanity, so that by His death He might destroy him who holds the power of death, that is, the devil, and free those who all their lives were held in slavery by their fear of death.” Heb 2:14
Jesus slaughters the fear of death! He freed us from death’s intimidation! When we overcome the fear of death other fears shrink to proper size. In fact, the direction of intimidation reverses.
Jesus navigated the death threats. You will also! You are in a place where we can taunt at death, and every fear.
“Where, O death, is your victory?Where, O death, is your sting?” The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.1 Cor 15:55-57
WHAT CAN WE DO WHEN WE ARE FEARLESS?
When we have dominion over the fear of death we are unencumbered. We can, as Adam was charged, take dominion, and become the “Masters of the Universe.”
The possibilities are endless when we are free of fear. When we reverse the direction of intimidation everything shifts! When the people of God are free the powers of darkness are intimidated into confinement.
Many like to quote Rev 12:11. Don’t let your voice drop when you read the last line.
“And they overcame him
by the blood of the Lamb,
and by the word of their testimony;
and theyloved not their lives unto the death.”
With this conviction we can trample every foe; “Whether I live or die I am a winner!”
All kinds of saints have had to deal with death threats. You are not alone.
As always, I’d love to hear your testimonies of overcoming!
Pray also for me, that whenever I speak, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I may declare it fearlessly, as I should. Eph 6:19-20
Steven C Johnson
The following are some of the hardest hitting collections of words I have ever read in my long-legged life. I’m passing them on.
by Carl G. Fisher IV, December, 29th, 2020
He has court cases that will go to the Supreme Court and thanks to the Texas case, he’s now aware how to file them properly…under article 3 not 2…so the SCOTUS will be forced to listen…..
He now has the DNI report. Barr stepped down and can now be a witness…..he did his job. Durham is special counsel and can prosecute, in any state….
He’s letting civil, criminal and federal courts fail to handle the situation properly…..so he can use military tribunals. He has ALL the data from the NSA, the Kraken supercomputer, the Alice supercomputer and likely many more computers, unknown to us….
He has the dueling electors from 7 state legislatures. He has VP Pence, as the final arbiter of which ballots to accept…..
He has the Insurrection Act, the NDAA, the national emergency, the 14th amendment, the 2018 executive order, the 2017 very first EO, the Patriot Act, the FISA warrants, the Declassification of everything, people swearing affidavits by the 1000s.
He has all the statistical data being analyzed….along with the videos, emails, phone calls and bank transfer statements…..showing the coordination of the coup d’etat.
He has RICO and he has the crimes against humanity videos. Wikileaks just dropped extensive information and Assange will be pardoned. Assange can then openly discuss the murder of Seth Rich….
Now that the governors and secretary of states certified and [B]iden accepted….they each committed and knowingly agreed to acts of Treason….
Solar Winds was literally just raided and Dominion is closing down, as well. He has the CIA servers, used to change dominion machine votes from Trump to [B]iden…and he will soon have access to the actual machines, themselves….
He baited the [D]eep State into staying in DC, so they can be arrested. [B]iden hasn’t accepted any transition money and Harris has still not given up her seat on the senate….
The military has infiltrated Antifa and BLM. He has all their financial records. He knows which politicians took Chinese and Soros money….both Republican and Demorat….
He positioned Christopher Miller as secretary of defense and Ezra-Cohen Watnick as assistant secretary of defense. He literally just wrote an executive order, regarding the military line of succession. Many suspect Watnick to be Q.
He is defunding the CIA. He just replaced Kissinger & Allbright on the National Security Advisory Board…..with men loyal to him.
The military has been flying planes, far more than usual, all over the country. The Navy just parked mega fleets on both coasts. The 82nd Airborne is preparing for an operation….which is the same group that General Flynn & AG Donoghue were enlisted.
Pieces are finally falling into place. POTUS has it all! He is just laying out the pieces and building the narrative. He knows he won and they committed Treason! He set a trap and they walked right in, without hesitation.
He gave the [D]eep State the chance to come clean and try to fix things. They chose Treason! They will all hang, as the result.
Patriots in control! Nothing can stop what’s coming!
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The designation “hate crime” is nonsense. You can’t measure hate. You can’t know the motives of people’s hearts. You may speculate or surmise but you cannot know. You can however judge people by their actions!
If we keep creating new “hate crimes” we will be able to arrest anyone for any action we feel is motivated by hate. What’s more, we may arrest anyone based on our suspicion they may possess hateful thoughts. “I have a strong suspicious that in your heart you are a racist, and religious bigot. Therefore, you should be arrested!” This kind of “justice” is found in communist and totalitarian antichrist nations.
All hate crimes should be obliterated from our law books. If not, prepare for the motives police to knock on your door. “Hate Crime” laws create a new type of prejudice.
If I don’t like broccoli, tattoos, someone’s sexual orientation, or the color they paint their living room I could be in danger of being charged with a hate crime. “You must hate farmers, tattoos artists , celibates, and interior designers. After all, your don’t care for what they do. Therefore, you are full of hate!”
For example, if a murderer kills because he hates another for social, religious, philosophical, or racial reasons he should get a more severe punishment than the cold-blooded psychopath.
To get a lesser punishment we might plead, “I was not hateful. There was nothing personal. I simply killed them for their stuff. No premeditation, no animosity, I’m simply making a living.”
We cannot measure the quality or magnitude of anyone’s hate, therefore “hate crime” laws are nonsensical. What’s more, such laws lend themselves to suspicion, speculation, and false accusations, based curiously on novel prejudices. Communist China has perfected this type of justice. Suspicion is enough to have your arrested and worse.
God knows every thought and intention. He searches our hearts and make true judgements of heart contents.
Let’s not pretend we know the motives of others. Rather, let’s be humble and vulnerable before our Lord as He scrutinizes each of our hearts.
“We speak, not to please man, but to please God who tests our hearts.” 1 Thess 2:4
“You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts.“ Luke 16:15
“The Lord searches all hearts and understands every plan and thought.” 1 Chr 28:9
When we judge the motives of others we are in peril of mocking God, claiming His supernatural abilities to know the mysteries of hearts. Let us properly judge based on people’s actions, based on their fruit. But for pity sake, please put an end to the dangerous folly of “hate crimes!”
Do you agree? Disagree? Want to dialogue?
This article by Louis DeBroux shares one type of abuse of “hate crime ” laws.
Steven C Johnson
Factoids are tyrannical idols demanding worship. With slavish devotion many worship information and bow to facts. “Facts” are cronies with “impossible.” To prove something unreasonable nay-sayers marshal facts. Regretfully, many bow in subjection. We offer our newborn ideas and aspirations in child sacrifice. Our babies are not permitted to live. They are offered up in the inferno to facts.
We appreciate our friend Michael Danforth who stokes a better fire! He shares how we can prevail by contradicting or overriding facts! We can rebel against the gods! You can see him at https://danforthministries.com Pick up his book, 2020 and Beyond!
It is a “fact” that we don’t have wings like birds, yet we have penetrated the clouds.
It is a fact we don’t have gills like fish, but we have visited the depths.
How many times has yesterday’s science suffered humiliation? Many “facts” which seem to be innocent neighbors are being exposed for what they are: tyrants!
“For the wisdom of this world is foolishness before God. For it is written, “He is the one who catches the wise in their craftiness”1 Cor 3:19
We are pinned between the sea and our enemies. There is no escape! Exodus 14:10
The fact is the whole city is surrounded by an army from Aram! 2Kings 6:15
Your daughter is dead. Don’t bother the Teacher any more. Mark 5:35
“I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants.”Matthew 11:25
Our Father’s power transcends minute details like death and corruption. Let’s not bend the knee to facts which set themselves against the knowledge of God! He said, “Have no other gods before Me.” Let’s rally the iconoclasts! Let’s pulverize facts with Heaven’s higher realties! They are lethal ammo for our guns, giving us superior fire-power.
SEE YOU AT THE TURKEY SHOOT!
What turkeys (facts) have you been able to overcome with Heaven’s higher reality? We’d love to pass on your testimony!
Steven C Johnson
Ninety-four times in the NIV Bible the Spirit is referred to as the “Holy” Spirit. The word holy implies separate, “other” and distinct. God is not animal, mineral or vegetable. He is different. When we pray that our Father’s name be regarded as holy we are asking that the astonishing, uniquely grand things about Him would stand out! This is the work of the Holy Spirit!
To be holy means to move from commonness to an exceptional place of separated distinctiveness. The Holy Spirit resting on common people makes them holy.
But you, dear friends, build yourselves up in your most holy faith and pray in the Holy Spirit. Jude 20
CHARACTER TRUMPS GIFTING
You may prophecy the secrets of people’s hearts, but can you be trusted with a confidence? You may possess great faith, but are you arrogant? Do you use your astonishing gifts for your own advantage or to honor and build up others and hear from the Father?
Sin will quickly compromise our ability to minister to others and hear from the Father. I would rather work with people of high character and little gifting than the other way around. Of course we pursue both! Don’t minister with scummy pipes. Live a distinctive life.
Many wonder how to overcome temptation and live the victorious life. As we are filled with the Holy Spirit corrupt, carnal ways of life are stifled by a greater power! See Galatians 5:16
NINE FRUIT FLAVORS
“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.”(Gal 5:22-23)
There is no speed limit on joy. You won’t find a “No trespassing” signs for gentleness. You may be as kind or self-controlled as you wish and no one will arrest you! God the Spirit brings delicious flavors and fragrances to our communion! Some have received gifts of the Spirit but have sour dispositions. The cure is to enjoy these fruity flavors!
(Excerpted from Addendum #3, Riverfront Property: Connecting at the River of Life)
What do you think or feel when you hear “Holy Spirit?”
What picture would you use to describe holiness?
In what ways do we engage with God to experience holiness?
Steven C Johnson
SIFTING FOR GOLD
We had just landed in Anchorage. We were standing, leaning against our seats ready to walk out the isle. The man behind me was talking about searching for gold. This was his third season in Alaska and he had done rather well. He and his partner boated six days up a river for sifting.
He told us one year, after paying taxes on their gold, he and his partner netted $700,000 each. Not bad for four months work. As he spoke I heard the Lord say, “I am establishing a new Gold Standard.”
America went off the gold standard in 1971. The idea of restricting our money to the value of gold was stifling. People thought we would generate greater success with an economy built on debt. Fifty years later many are doubtful of that strategy’s success. In fact, there is a significant movement, even in White House circles, to move us back to a gold standard.
HOLINESS: A GOLDEN STANDARD
When the Lord told me, “I am establishing a new Gold Standard” I started to think about holiness. Holiness and gold are linked in Scripture.
AARON’S BREAST PLATE OVER HIS HEART WAS MADE OF GOLD
Ex 28:36 “Make a plate of pure gold and engrave on it as on a seal: HOLYTO THE LORD.
SOLOMON PANELED THE MOST HOLY PLACE WITH GOLD
2 Chron 3:8 He built the Most Holy Place, its length corresponding to the width of the temple — twenty cubits long and twenty cubits wide. He overlaid the inside with six hundred talents of pure gold.
Think of this: A 30’ by 30’ room plated, with six hundred talents of gold. Do the math. A talent is 75 pounds. 75 X 600 = 45,000 pounds of gold! At $1716 for today’s spot price the value was $1,235,520,000.
And who got to see the gold in the Holy of Holies? Only two. The high priest and Almighty God!
THE HEART’S TREASURY
The heart is the place we keep our treasures of love, faith and courage, our secret thoughts and ambitions. You may speculate about what is in my heart, but ultimately only God and I know what is really there. And God understands my heart far better than I do!
In many ways the church went off the gold (holiness) standard. We did not want to be encumbered with the limitations holiness required. We said, “Perhaps we could be happier and more successful without holiness. Let’s give it a try. We want to be free!” Of course, worldly “freedom” lead us into bondage.
The Creator of the Stars is establishing a new Gold Standard! Holiness is Golden. May our inner hearts be paneled with it!
I’d love to hear your perspectives. What does it mean when the Lord says, I am establishing a new Gold Standard?
Steven C Johnson
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“Please” and “Thank you” are powerful words, too often under-appreciated and underused. These words shape nations and steer the course of history. A happier, healthier world may be enjoyed when we use those two words with sincere hearts.
The account of that first thanksgiving is staggering! Remember, a year after their arrival in the new world half of the pilgrims were dead from malnutrition, cold and sickness. Instead of calling for a shake-your-fist-at-God protest rally they called for thanksgiving!
Do you see what faith and character are required to give thanks? Picture yourself with half of your family gone or having buried half of your community. Those people were true God fearers, focusing not on their entitlements but on the merciful God.
To give thanks when all is well is something we teach our children. To give thanks when all is less than well is something only the mature can stomach. The Bible teaches us to give thanks even in persecution, in hardship and trial. When I see people actually doing this I am stupefied with admiration.
Sadly most holidays have been neutered of their potency. We set off fireworks but forget the meaning of independence. We share presents but forget the Advent. We barbecue and play a round of golf, but don’t remember those who have fallen. In the case of Thanksgiving we eat to gluttony but forget, those two powerful words.
Lord, help us recover lost and stolen meaning and be people of gratitude!
Steven C Johnson
Come, ye thankful people, come, raise the song of harvest home;
All is safely gathered in, ere the winter storms begin.
God our Maker doth provide for our wants to be supplied;
Come to God’s own temple, come, raise the song of harvest home.
All the world is God’s own field, fruit unto His praise to yield;
Wheat and tares together sown unto joy or sorrow grown.
First the blade and then the ear, then the full corn shall appear;
Lord of harvest, grant that we wholesome grain and pure may be.
For the Lord our God shall come, and shall take His harvest home;
From His field shall in that day all offenses purge away,
Giving angels charge at last in the fire the tares to cast;
But the fruitful ears to store in His garner evermore.
Even so, Lord, quickly come, bring Thy final harvest home;
Gather Thou Thy people in, free from sorrow, free from sin,
There, forever purified, in Thy garner to abide;
Come, with all Thine angels come, raise the glorious harvest home.
Words: Henry Alford, Music: St. George’s Windsor,
Psalms and Hymns, 1844. George J. Elvey, 1858
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Wonderment is the launch pad for worship.
Children are masters at the art of wonder. As we “mature” the world loses its color. Things become ordinary. “Been there, done that.” “I’ve seen it all.” “There is nothing new under the sun.”
No “wonder” children often prefer the company of other children over adults. Adults lose their ability to see things for the first time, to see things fresh.
The Scriptures speak of “signs, wonders and miracles.” Wonder is always sandwiched between God’s signposts and unique works. I am convinced that as we restore wonder we will have a vast increase in signs and miracles.
To recover wonder is hard work. It requires a return to childhood, an attitude of innocence, an eye for the artful, the humorous and impossible.
Practice wonderment. It will launch you into the worship of your Creator!
Steven C Johnson
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