We are entering into the festival of Purim on March 4, 2015 which also coincides with the March 4th (forth) military date. I observed the March 4th date to be synonymous with martyrdom, wars, bombing, earthquakes, etc., and find it interesting that the ‘feast of Purim’ falls on the day that requires a response to march forth as advancing soldiers and take a judicial role to appeal to heaven and present our case before the high court of heaven.
The story of deliverance in the book of Esther showed not only her dedication to the Jewish people, but her ultimate faith in God to intervene on their behalf according to His covenant of loving kindness and mercy toward them. Mordecai sent word to Esther saying, “go before the King, make supplication to him, and to make a request before him for her people,” knowing that she could be executed for her approach before the King without being summoned. Then Mordecai commanded them to answer Esther; “Do not think within yourself that you shall escape in the king’s house more than all the Jews. For if you are completely silent at this time, relief and deliverance shall arise to the Jews from another place, but you and your father’s house shall be destroyed… And who knows whether you have come to the kingdom for a time like this? Esther 4:13 – 14
Could this be a critical juncture in time for God’s people to ‘appeal to heaven,’ for our own personal jurisdiction and concentrically agree corporately with the prayers of the saints to overturn the ‘covenant of death,’ and render a verdict on behalf of the saints? I believe that we are in a ‘fulness of time,’ moment that requires a response from “His people who are called by His name to humble ourselves and pray, seek His face, turn from our wicked ways, then He will hear from heaven, forgive our sins and heal our land.”
I was reading a chapter in a book that Paul Keith Davis wrote called, “Books of Destiny” and a chapter entitled, ‘Plundering the enemy’s camp,’ resonated in my spirit to call for divine justice.
(Excerpt) Paul Keith Davis was ministering at a conference in Amarillo, Texas. At the conclusion of the service, a distinguished-looking, elderly gentleman approached and asked if we could have a brief conversation. He began sharing a recent supernatural experience where he was caught up into a heavenly place in much the same fashion described by Paul in 2 Corinthians 12:2-4. He was taken in the spirit to a large room the size of a football field. He felt it had the atmosphere and appearance of a courtroom. He said the experience was so real, it was as fresh in his memory as something that had happened in the natural realm.
The courtroom was empty, except for the Lord Jesus, who was seated in an elevated position as the divine judge. This man was the only one standing before the judge’s seat. The Lord asked him, “Do you believe that I allow My people to be plundered?” this brother thought for a moment and remembered the biblical stories of David and Job. He said he did believe that, on occasion, the Lord allowed His people to be plundered for a good cause.
“My son, do you believe I will allow the enemy to plunder you to the point of death?” The Lord asked him. “No, Lord,” the man replied. “I believe You release protection over the lives of Your people.” At that the doors to the courtroom burst open, and Satan himself abruptly marched before the Lord. “I demand the right to plunder this man,” Satan said to Jesus. Surprisingly Jesus granted permission for Satan’s unholy intrusion into the life of this man. Needless to say, the man was not happy that permission was given for the adversary to pillage his life. But the Lord told Satan: “I will grant you permission to plunder his life, but it is going to cost you.” “I have plundered Your people for thousands of years, and it hasn’t cost me very much at all,” Satan replied.
At that abrasive statement the Lord turned to the man, “When My people learn to come before Me and request justice, then they will plunder the enemy’s camp.” He said. (Books of Destiny by Paul Keith Davis)
Divine justice is available for all those who petition the court and request justice to be rendered according to the formal decree of God’s divine will. For instance, the Word speaks about the unavenged bloodshed and the demand for justice… ‘They cried out with a loud voice, “O Sovereign Lord, holy and true, how long before you will judge and avenge our blood on those who dwell on the earth? ” And there was given to each of them a white robe; and they were told that they should rest for a little while longer, until the number of their fellow servants and their brethren who were to be killed even as they had been, would be completed also.” Revelation 6:10-11
When a crime has been committed, there must be enough evidence to indict and charge the guilty party, bringing them to court and presenting the testimony to support and enforce the law. We have entered a new season of divine retribution against the adversary and the restoration of all that has been lost to be recovered.
God pledges in Joel 2:25 “So I will restore to you the years that the swarming locust has eaten, The crawling locust, The consuming locust, And the chewing locust, My great army which i sent among you. You shall eat in plenty and be satisfied, And praise the name of the Lord your God, Who has dealt wondrously with you; And My people shall never be put to shame.”
The justice of heaven will decree that all will be fully restored and He will reap the reward of His suffering. God’s justice will unlock the virtue of heaven and divine justice will render recompense!
written by Shannon