Mary Lindow ~ The Messenger Podcast
TIME TO POUR OUT OIL AND WINE
Monday Feb 03, 2020
Monday Feb 03, 2020
By Mary Lindow through the Holy Spirit
GOD IS CRYING OUT, “I AM FOR YOU!”
I am not against you! I am with you! I am not far away from you!
I am more real, more alive, and more at work in this world, than you can sometimes believe!”
“I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth,
can’t you see and discern it, perceive it?
I will make a way in the wilderness
and rivers in the desert.”
We all know and can relate to a bible story or parable that begins with a voice of mercy and compassion crying out in the wilderness in those strange and desert-like, dangerous places where we least expect it but most need it.
A MAN WAS TRAVELING DOWN A WILDERNESS ROAD that was so dangerous that it was sometimes called “the way of blood” or “the bloody pass.” And there out in the wilderness, the man fell into the hands of robbers, who stripped him, beat him, leaving him half dead on the side of the road.
As the man lay on the roadside, somewhere between Jerusalem and Jericho, somewhere between life and death, wanting to live, but also maybe wanting to die, he is ignored by two religious leaders who are also traveling down the same road.
GOD ONLY KNOWS WHY THESE MEN WHO YOU WOULD EXPECT TO STOP AND HELP, BLATANTLY IGNORED THE MAN. Maybe the were afraid of being defiled by touching a bloody corpse, thinking it might be a dead man, and heaven forbid they break with religious practices and protocols! Perhaps they thought the robbers were still nearby, or maybe they thought the man lying on ground was only pretending, playing some sort of trick so that when they came near him he could beat and rob them. For whatever reason, they believed it was much too risky for them to stop and risk care and extend compassion.
THEN ALONG CAME THIS OTHER MAN. Luke calls him a Samaritan, which means this was someone who was despised and rejected by the religious establishment, someone who was often misunderstood and rarely respected, someone who knew something about pain and brokenness, betrayal and abandonment, God-forsakenness. Someone who had spent many days and nights in the wilderness, himself being tempted and tried.
THIS ONE MAN WHO WAS THE LEAST AMONG THEM in their ability to see and perceive, never expected to stop and help, saw the man. He saw the man’s wounds, saw the man’s fear, saw the man’s despair and was moved with mercy and compassion. And there in the wilderness he risked his own life as he sacrificially came to him, selflessly bent himself down to the ground, and joined the man.
The man did not have to do anything to make this one come to him. Out of pure love, unconditional and unreserved, this one just came.
He then touched the man where the man most needed healing, pouring oil and wine on the man’s wounds and bandaging them. He then picked the man up and safely carried him out of the wilderness. He stayed with him, at his side through the darkness of the night. When morning came, he paid for the man’s debts, and made the promise: “I will come back. I will return.”
CAN YOU NOW UNDERSTAND THAT IT IS GOD SEEING ONE LYING IN THE WILDERNESS IN THEIR WEAKEST, MOST BROKEN STATE? Seeing one in their most desperate, most vulnerable need, and it is God being moved with mercy and compassion for that one?
It is a voice crying out from the heavens into the wilderness:
“I am for you, not against you, I am with you, not away from you.
I am Emmanuel! (God WITH you!)
I will risk my own life for you.
I will give my all to take care of your wounds and to pick you up,
to forgive all of your debts.
And when you are ready, I will come back, and I will take you unto myself, so that where I am, you will also be.”
COMPASSION AND HUMBLE SERVICE IN THIS SEASON.
Yes, right now in this very time, begins a move and season with God for those willing to STOP on their pathways of purpose and planning and to be a voice crying out in the wilderness in those places where we may least expect it, but where it’s needed the most.
YOU AND I ARE TO GOING TO COME UPON WOUNDED PEOPLE along our paths as we journey. Their wounds are not bloody and gaping holes on the outside. Instead, their hearts are broken. They have forgotten how to smile, for real, from the inside. They are insecure, lonely, and they wish they could trust again.
THEY CARRY UNSEEN LOADS OF GUILT, SHAME, AND SELF-LOATHING. They never feel comfortable in their own skin. They feel different although they don't quite know what 'normal' is. Broken hearts, oppressed spirits, mangled emotions, and tormented thoughts. Lying along the path you just happen to be traveling.
IF YOU'VE MET CHRIST, THEN YOU'VE MET THE HEALER. The One who makes all things new, a perfect Redeemer, has touched you. You are sealed with His Spirit. Spirit-filled believer you are a stream of living water that these people need to be saved, healed, and restored. The Spirit of God is often signified in the Old Testament Scriptures as holy anointing oil, and indicated in the New Testament Scriptures to be like a heart-gladdening new wine.
BELIEVER! DRAW OUT AND POUR IN THE OIL AND WINE TO THE HURTING AND BROKEN.
Your tongue is the ladle, and your words the stream!
Speak kind words.
Speak healing words.
Share the absolute truth of Jesus Christ.
Pray and intercede with faith.
YOU AND I ARE MEANT TO BE MORE THAN AN OCCASIONAL GOOD SAMARITAN. We are always on duty, as an ambassador of Jesus Christ and a minister of reconciliation (2 Corinthians 5:18-20). You are drawing on a never-ending supply!
SO GO ON! Pour out the oil and the wine.
A PROPHETIC INSIGHT
“It’s The Season and Time, To Pour Out The Oil and Wine”
“When I the Spirit of Grace and Compassion look down upon mankind, I do not see as man sees. No! I see each situation, hear each conversation and discern what is good and evil in each life.
My Oil, My Holy vibrant Spirit is available to overflowing for those who would willingly look with the eyes of my compassion and eyes of discernment. It will flow out and into the driest of people, working loose the cemented stones of the hardened heart. It will soothe and soften the scarred and scabbed marks of a hard life, and refresh.
It is a risky thing to go and search out those fallen by the roadside where there are so many other routes of safety to do good works. But remember, I was the One who poured out the wine, my life’s blood, so that you might live and be cleansed.
I was a man, despised and rejected, yet I obeyed and took the road, the path, which was set in front of me. And I found you, broken and bruised, lost and confused, looking for help when others abused, robbed and broke your heart and mind.
Take my oil, take the power of the wine, and use it in this hour. Anoint and bind up the wounds of the brokenhearted, teaching those captive how to be free. From your well of compassion I will pour out upon the darkness of mankind.
It’s time, to pour out My Oil and My wine and to create places of rest in worship and peace for those who need a resting place and haven from the battered and violent landscape of the world and it’s dangerous paths that lead to harm.
Pour! Pour! Pour!
I will do exploits as you physically and spiritually pour out the oil and the wine among my people and into the lives of those whom I will send you to.
You have been filled up with the Oil of The Holy Spirit to BURN brightly and to spill over into your generation!
Declare it to the world! Speak it to the darkness-you have been filled and you are continuously infused with a perpetual well of power, a prophetic declaration is on your lips as the oil runs through you and you have the eyes of Christ, who has baptized you with this oil of power and anointing-to see with His discernment!
GO in power; make your proclamation and feed that vision Sons and Daughters, who pour out the Fresh Oil and Fresh wine in My name! PROCLAIM THE WORD OF LIFE!
It’s not by ability, nor by power but BY MY SPIRIT SAYS THE LORD!
And You Shall Be My Witnesses along all of the pathways that you travel! You shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth." - Acts 1:8
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" THE MESSENGER " - Mary Lindow
Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
For computer users Please scroll down to the audio player to listen to this messageTHE CHALLENGE BEGINS
"I AM RESTRUCTURING AND
REFURBISHING EVERYTHING"A Prophetic Insight For Today's Church
By Mary Lindow through the Holy Spirit
Lord has shown me that there are a great number of Divine plans being drawn up
and a re-designing going on in the lives of those called to move into the roles
of Kingdom modeling of the Father's heart, the Savior's desire and the Holy
Spirit’s purest functions in the Body.
"See, today I appoint
you over nations and kingdoms.
To uproot and tear down,
to destroy and overthrow.
To build and to
A PHASE OF "REFURBISHMENT"
Lord spoke to me in this time about His house of worship. As we put first and
out in front of everything else, the “becoming of safe shelters” and hearts of
men surrendered to him as yielded vessels, there will be rooms re-designed by
the "Master’s craftsmen" that will be filled with strategically
planned prayer initiatives, music rooms equipped with "unpolluted
spiritual headsets" to hear the songs of the Kingdom and then actually
record and share them freely.
sanctuaries will become more like "family rooms" where multi-cultural
groups become "one family" as they fix their eyes on upon the
"fireplace" of the presence of the Holy Spirit and His Upper Room
visitation type of power and might, accompanied by inspired teaching from God’s
"I also told
them about the gracious hand of my God upon me,
And what the King had said
They replied, "Let us
So they began this good
I AM RESTRUCTURING
says the Lord! I Am restructuring everything in your lives that I have
allowed to be taken and shaken from you! How can you be examples of My fresh demonstration
in the earth with the worn out living of the past?
who continue to cling to the accolades of the past and bygone ministry meetings
and services (even if they were recent) will receive a limited amount of new responsibilities
until they realize that the past is... PAST!
day is a new day and needs a fresh approach to the fresh design template that I
day for building your walls will come, the day for extending your boundaries."
unseen prophetic and travailing groups of individuals, who are being shaped
into the fabric of my own weaving, are currently being made ready for a swift
and dynamic change of stride.
was once long and hard will become shortened and filled with purpose. Release of
My grace and abundant mercy is coming into fulfillment as you end your
cycle of instructions for this past season.
friends don’t be surprised at the painful things that you are now suffering, Which
are testing your faith.
that something strange is happening to you.
But you should be happy that you are sharing
in Christ’s sufferings.
You will be
happy and full of joy when Christ shows his glory."
1 PETER 4:12-13
SHOUTS OF JOY
will be shouts and tears of joy as heaven moves upon the hearts of wise,
kingdom-minded saints, who have been given grave responsibility over heavenly
blessed currency. My sober, truth-seeking saints, will hear my voice and will
not be moved by flashy pleas for glamorous support and promises of free gifts
in return! No! They will be led by the counsel of my Holy Spirit to be
vessels that release a steady flow into the hands of those ready to only build
with the name "Jesus" on the final product. The financial
institutions will be dumbfounded as supernatural windfalls hit many believers,
while worldly concepts and scheming only further muddy the waters of universal
RE-ESTABLISH A NEW "HABITAT
Me to do this work of re-construction without hindrance or fear!
will RE-ESTABLISH a new "habitat of worship" within each of My people
who allow Me to walk into each room of their hearts, tearing out the embedded
dirt, grime and staleness of passive and fearful living.
and harsh judgments, disrespect for others who have devoted their time in
preparation, and -critical attitudes will be purged again and again in the
hearts of believers who have yet to see those whom I lovingly call beloved
and faithful, even though viewed as awkward or fragile in the eyes of the
immature or worldly heart.
"All who belong to
the Lord, show how you love him!
The Lord protects the
But he firmly
rebukes everyone who is proud."
A TIMELESS DESIGN
is the day for each member of My Body to think of themselves as one Godly unit,
ready to honor and edify each unique Master plan of their King. It's the hour
where building upon egos and entitlement is over and the conviction of My
Spirit goes to work, until the knowledge of humility and eternal reward are
viewed as the most perfect and timeless design.
"Since you are
eager to have spiritual gifts,
Try to excel in gifts that
build up the church."
1 Corinthians 14:12
AN ASSURANCE FOR RELIEF
the training in humility and gentleness of “heart-expanded compassion” are
applied in your lives as friends of Me, your King, your souls will stop from striving
and from chasing after lofty goals you set out to accomplish in your own
will learn to listen to the wisdom and warnings of others in simplicity and in humility.
In gentleness you will sincerely approach one another as I the Lord do to you. Although I am the wisest among you, I put no
heavy yokes or shameful methods of performance upon my children. I
simply yoke them to Myself in a promised rest when they yield humbly.
"Take my yoke upon
you and learn from me,
For I am gentle and humble
And you will find rest for
A PROPHETIC WORD
Hear Me! - Cries the Spirit of Holy Grace and Mercy!
desire to move upon, in, and through each of you. Not one of you alone can
endure the onslaughts of evil by standing aloof and silent. Nor can the most
vocal of gifts among you clearly communicate all that I long to express.
Until each one is willing
to step into the Holy place of pure relationship with Me and with one another,
waiting, crying out in prayer, Yes - even waiting until I come and refresh,
then those ready for training and release who are waiting in the wings will not
fully come forward.
Until it is imprinted into
that this segment in time is for the saving of the lost, the redeeming of the
wasted, and the release of the power of My glory, you will be so very
frustrated by the heaviness that continually harasses your soul.
I authorize, I protect.
certain that you have heard what I am saying.
am fully aware of the weariness and fatigue you have been experiencing. Heavier
than anything you can recall from the past.
“Do not be surprised at
the painful trial you are suffering,
As though something
strange were happening to you!”
are many others globally who are also still wrestling out of the cocoon in
newness and are suffering also. PRAY FOR THEM!
Conflict will be a
normal disturbance in the days ahead. Unless you harness the power of consistent prayer
and train yourselves in regular gatherings of prayer and worship together, you
will shrink back into serious doubt, anxiety and dread when the trauma of
GIVE VOICE TO MY SPIRIT!
your silent tongue and give voice to my name, My power and My Kingdom
Solutions! No resistance executed against you will ultimately succeed! My
Spirit longs to broadcast wonders, to decree Justice, and to destroy darkness
with your lips proclaiming from the spirit.
"So is my word that
goes out from my mouth:
It will not return to me
But will accomplish what I
And achieve the purpose
for which I sent it."
out in truth and in praise and I will step into your midst with the peace you
have been craving and seeking for. Quickly! Enter in before you make decisions
and exchange ideas with others who might dilute what I am speaking to you!
When I am given My rightful
place of honor and reverence…
… Then I will speak and
give you clear vision and direction."
"In the morning, O
LORD, you hear my voice; in the morning
I lay my requests before
you and wait in expectation. "
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