Written By Evangelist Linda J
When I share, I am hoping also to transfer the anointing and to teach what Father has shown me over the years since my call.
I wrote recently about the prophet’s life as a metaphor. Here is another example of how he works and in my life, bringing a fresh word each day. I’m alive!! Glory be to His Name.
Yesterday I woke up and instinctively took two separate items to put on to wear. I was having an off day ie ‘in the house day’ just chilling with my daughter.
I am sure like me you have items you wear in the home different to those you would wear in public…
The items I chose for the day (and for comfort) were my red fluffy Christmas socks with real little golden bells on the ankles and that jingle ….and an all in one short suit outfit with chains and ornaments round the neck which also makes the sound of soft bells… I was in a happy place and wanted to be agile and free..
If you saw my bedroom you will know it was indeed a random selection of what to wear ie not a planned choice on my part; but you will also see that ‘all things work together for good to those who are the called’ (see Romans 8:28) . Father used this simple choice to bring me His word and for the hour.
My daughter and I are both into fashion and design – she on a course and assignment with set pieces to do and a deadline – me just doing what I always do and from a child but reignited by my daughter’s passion. We were preparing the table to begin to create and sew a couple of items together.
As I went up and down the stairs and in and out the rooms throughout the day, the Holy Spirit began to point to me something about the bells and the sound I was making. “What is the significance of bells Linda ? “(I love the sound of my name on his lips and in my heart). This was the prompting in my spirit. I thought I was awake but clearly asleep spiritually, as I almost missed His voice.
I immediately woke up in my spirit i.e my spiritual antennas shot out… I realised Father wants to say something to me today and may well have been nudging me all day …! but I was oblivious and in my own comfort zone.
I went to research and was amazed. Here is what was revealed :
Can you remember the film of the hunch back from notre dame where his mantra was ‘the bells, the bells, they made me deaf?’ Well the bells also mean something else in spiritual genealogy and realm and can signify the priesthood, life, death, holiness and the presence and coming of the Lord.
You will read that in the Old Testament the priest wore certain garments, garments made as directed and fashioned… by God and as follows :
And beneath upon the hem of it thou shalt make pomegranates of blue, and of purple, and of scarlet, round about the hem thereof; and bells of gold between them round about: 34 A golden bell and a pomegranate, a golden bell and a pomegranate, upon the hem of the robe round about. 35 And it shall be upon Aaron to minister: and his sound shall be heard when he goeth in unto the holy place before the Lord, and when he cometh out, that he die not. Exodus 28:33-35
The Lord is confirming his words with signs following. He speaks precepts upon precepts, line upon line. Here a little, there a little. He uses what is in our hands.
This was an innocent day just chilling doing my own thing with my loved one, but Father used the occasion to bring his word to life, to me his loved one !
The bells bring life (or disregard to the meaning of the sound of it) , can signify certain death. The people understood this biblically and historically (read Exodus 28).
Father was reminding me of types shadows and our current priestly office as believers . Further he revealed (1)not only the meaning of the sound but (2) the actual time and season we are in.
In Zechariah 14:20-21, through the prophet Zechariah He said and is saying :
In that day shall there be upon
the bells of the horses,
Holiness unto the Lord;
and the pots in the Lord’s house shall be like the bowls before the altar.
I believe He confirms my call (ours…if you will receive it) but also reminding us that we are vessels (pots) in His house before the altar. Think about the shape of a bowl and it’s purpose. He is speaking about openness and readiness to receive before his Holy altar.
There is a proper and prescribed way of how we are to come before Him. Oh may we understand this. We need to seek Him and to pray for wisdom, for listening hearts and ears.
I had walked all round my house yesterday to the sound of little bells and it’s not Christmas! Father is sending his Holy Spirit in and out of our spiritual houses, our homes and our hearts, wooing, inspecting, cleansing. He is ringing the bell.
We need to pray for a clean sweep and so that his presence might remain within and be seen all over our lives.
Father is reminding us that He will come at a time and a point when we least expect him. The scripture says ‘As it was in the beginning so it shall be in the end’. (Luke 17:26). He is God and doesn’t change. He is ready to pour out, blessings or vengeance.
My Father won’t necessarily come during any of our man made feasts, conference events or celebrations, but He is nigh now and even at the door. Today He waits and whilst you hear and receive His word.
As priests and kings we need to ensure we are properly dressed spiritually, even on our off days and to listen to what the Holy Spirit is saying.
Many remain oblivious to the meaning of the sound /the warning the ringing of the bell all around the world. May you hear and see more clearly through this word today.
There is a sound of bells ringing in the atmosphere crying ‘holiness’ ‘holiness’ unto the Lord. Can you not hear?
It is time.
Father’s richest blessing
Written by Evangelist Linda J