In the Holiest I saw an ark; on the top and sides of it was purest gold. Pray For The American President, Donald J. Trump. Even that doesn’t completely portray the explosive restoring of the hearing ear in the Spirit. Isaiah’s example is worth examining: Then flew one of the seraphims unto me, having a live coal in his hand, Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? This is not a 501c3 ministry. These are followed by the Great Multitude. Thomas Downes. A baptism of fire began to circulate before Asuza st. and was incorporated in the Neo Pentecostal movement. This is very similar to the vision of Ellen White quoted from {ExV 15.3} where. Power to know the Wisdom from above that is pure and peaceable. Then I looked, and, behold, in the firmament that was above the head of the cherubims there appeared over them as it were a sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of a throne. Why are they scattered on the earth/Jerusalem? We are amid the perils of the last days, the time will soon come when the prophecy of Ezekiel 9 will be fulfilled; that prophecy should be carefully studied, for it will be fulfilled to the very letter. Connecting this with the golden censer which is between the angels in Ellen Whites vision – it is from the censer that the coals are being taken. David W. Myland In 1907 seems to have coined the term “Latter Rain Movement” first, in a book of songs entitled “Latter Rain Songs.” In 1910 Myland wrote his book “The Latter Rain Covenant” in which he tried to associate the rainfall in Israel, with the manifestations of the Holy Spirit that occurred at Azusa. Power for every tongue to confess that He is Lord. He will truly be a wall of fire round about and the glory in the midst of her. Joel prophesies of the former and the latter rain in Joel chapter two. (how convenient again.) The latter rain will be the focus of this page on Joel 2. Power for the effectual prayer for the righteous that avails much. Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the, In those days, and in that time, saith the LORD, the iniquity of Israel shall be sought for, and. The outpouring of the Holy Spirit was first shared with the disciples on the day of Pentecost. The book of Revelation opens with an injunction to us to understand the instruction that it contains. And he said unto me, To measure Jerusalem, to see what. The problem exists in the lack of understanding of the reader. Then said I, Here. The Rains are Behind the Open Door . LESSON 3 JESUS: THE ONLY BEGOTTEN SON OF GOD. Latter Rain proponents saw Pentecostalism as spiritually dry in the post-war period and in danger of slipping into a dry or mental formalism like many of their evangelicalpeers. (To come to this conclusion was an answer to prayer – Ellen White refers to the throwing down of the censer and directly relates it to the statement “It is done” and that every “case had been decided for life or death” {EW 279.2}. Declarations & Decrees: God Almighty is Shaking All Nations. Power to know the truth that will set you free. Your email address will not be published. The LORD is REAL, His Words Are Infallible! Greater is He that is in you than he that is in the world. It is important to note that in Revelation 8:5 that the word it is in italics and does not come from the original text. When the Lord shall have washed away the filth of the daughters of Zion, and, The sealing is almost completed – the saints will be cleansed by the ‘spirit of burning’ – the coals of fire, representative of the spirit of God, will purge the filth away. You are saved by Grace. The LORD will be the glory in the midst of her and the call to come out of Babylon is given in verse 6 and 7. God is also revealing today that there is a correct view of Revelation. The Latter Rain Project has recently purchased twenty-two acres of land in south-central Wisconsin where construction is underway for a meeting hall and guest cabins. … APPENDIX A STATEMENTS FROM SOME BIBLE COMMENTATORS. Rain is the stimulus and medium by which the nutrients in the soil are drawn up through the root system. Your email address will not be published. You know full well that The LORD has something for you to do. In the healing revival of the 40’s-50’s Latter Rain proponent Franklin Hall made famous the fire baptism (whose book most read, including Branham Are you making the right choice, the right decision to put yourself into the place of His outpouring? The latter rain, falling near the close of the season, ripens the grain, ... Jesus’ Disciple Peter understood that the day of Pentecost was the beginning of the fulfillment of the prophecy of Joel 2! Eze 10:2  And he spake unto the man clothed with linen, and said, Go in between, It is interesting to note that in Ezekiel 10:1 ‘above the head of the cherubims’ could be seen the ‘likeness of a throne’. This discussion is continued from The Latter Rain Movement - Part 1. It is a call for the heart of man to dwell under the drenching waterfall of His Presence. In Revelation 7 it is interesting to note that specific reference is made to God’s people and the mark in Ezekiel is similar to the sealing that takes place for the 144,000: Saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, till we have sealed the servants of our God in their foreheads. If Ellen White’s writings appear to contradict the scripture it is just that – an appearance. then there is the present false "latter rain" teaching related to the 'kingdom now' movement.the future epic outpouring of the holy spirit is prophesied for the end-time. "And the temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in his temple the ark of his testament." He does this when He knows the state of your heart has been prepared as a receiving instrument for the in-pouring of the stream of refreshing, the Word Sent to Enrich. It wasn’t the censer being thrown down it was the coals of fire from the altar. On the Pentecost of Acts 2 the Holy Spirit was poured out on the faithful. LESSON 5 JESUS: THE CHRIST ANOINTED OF GOD. LESSON 17 THE GODHEAD DOES IT REALLY MATTER? There is a river that is flowing and pouring, flowing and pouring, repeatedly flowing with the rhythm of The Word That is Sent. Latter Rain, False Prophets, etc ; David Wilkerson, Paul Washer, Carter Conlon, Keith Daniel, etc - Duration: 41:51. What an encouragement to every soul! 4. “He hath given you the former rain moderately,” that is, in due season, “and He will cause to come down for you the rain, the former rain and the latter rain… See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, waiting patiently for it until it receives the early and latter rain.” – James 5:7. Pentecostals interpreted the “rain” in this verse as an outpouring of the Holy Spirit. The Spirit of Prophecy tells us that the Latter Rain falling at the close of the season is to ripen the grain to prepare for the harvest; it’s the completion of the work of God’s grace upon the soul. 6}. In response to this spiritual hunger, about 70 students gathered in October 1947 in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, to begin the first term of the newly formed Sharon Bible College. They will be in ‘perfect unity’ as the disciples were at Pentecost. The LORD is measuring his people right now in the investigative judgement. When the Holy Spirit was poured out at the beginning of the 20 th Century, it had been taught that the outpouring was the fulfillment of the "latter rain" prophecies which were spoken of by the Old Testament prophets. W e want to consider the great subject of the Holy Spirit as early and latter rain, with a special reference to the latter rain. I have always tried to feel the impact of the stories I read as they pertain to my life, but none as personally as when I read the scriptures. By comparing scripture with scripture we are able to see the same picture conveyed by two of God’s precious servants – John and Ezekiel. The brethren were assembled on the Sabbath. On the Day of Atonement the priest would bring a censer full of burning coals off the altar within the vail. The Word of God is near unto you, even upon your lips. But if they, like Isaiah, will receive the impression the Lord designs shall be made upon the heart, if they will humble their souls before God, there is hope for them. The late 1940s was a time of deep spiritual hunger among Pentecostals, who were concerned about the declining operation of the gifts of the Spirit once so evident when Pentecostalism began in the early 20th century. He is waiting to pour out his spirit on his people and empower them to give the loud cry of the third angel: “Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, …Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.” Revelation 18 2, 4. God’s people will receive the outpouring of the latter rain. Second, the Latter Rain Movement emphasized "overcomers" or "members of Joel's army" who would exhibit special powers such as divine healing and prophecy in the last days. Walking with The LORD for over 40 years, Thomas runs “The Voice of the Writer” a Prophetic Ministry. Pentecostals associated with the “First Wave” of the charismatic movement claim that their fraudulent faux-miracles and gobbledegook tongues are the “latter rain” prophesied in Joel 2. [07, 49, 65, 116, 187, 291, II Peter, 351, 378, BD, Matthew 10, I Thessalonians, the role of prophets as part of the five-fold ministry was an item of the latter rain discussion list] The Lord has given Christians the grace to reconcile the children to their Fathers As One Body. A difference is noted between the scattering in Ezekiel which is on the ‘city’ and the casting of the coals in Revelation onto the ‘earth’. There is a consistency of imagery between Revelation 8: 2-5 and the activity that Ellen White relates to this sanctuary scene. Power to break the bands of wickedness, set free the oppressed. ThePersecuted7 112,505 views We were very happy. Most were first-year students, but some were second- and third-year students from the Pentecostal Bible College in God will respond to the petitions coming from the contrite heart (RH Dec. 22, 1896). The “latter rain” in this verse is interpreted as an outpouring of the Holy Spirit. Christ’s ministration is in the Most Holy before the Mercy seat. We also see that the “latter rain” (the end-times outpouring) would be greater than the “former rain.” What is the purpose of the Latter Rain? The golden censer is waved before the mercy seat in the most holy apartment of the heavenly sanctuary. I saw an angel swiftly flying to me. ". He quickly carried me from the earth to the Holy City. In the City I saw a temple, which I entered. This is the same meaning given to the Hebrew word for scatter in Ezekiel 10:2. zaw-rak' A primitive root; to sprinkle (fluid or solid particles): - be here and there, scatter, sprinkle, strew. So…the latter rain is the Holy Spirit. And that God is once again going to reveal Himself to mankind in supernatural ways. It does not give us the impression of something being thrown down or being cast down. God bless you and your family for the outpouring of spiritual knowledge. {RH, November 5, 1889 par. Latter Rain doctrines addressed this formalism with a series of doctrinal and practical changes. Lion Attitude Gets You Through to Trump the Foe! The testimony of Jesus Christ is the Spirit of Prophecy, (Revelation 19:10). The prophecies are also good news, with many promises for God’s people in the last days. The Latter Rain The Work of the Spirit Likened to Rain "He will cause to come down for you the rain, the former rain, and the latter In the East the former rain falls at the sowing time. Lesson 1 Jan 6 2017 The SPirit and the word, Lesson 2 Jan 13 2017 The Holy Spirit behind the Scenes, Lesson 3 Jan 20 The DIvinity of the Holy Spirit. It was the “former rain” that the prophet Joel talked about and it was given to launch the Church age. Here I saw the altar of incense, the candlestick with seven lamps, and the table on which was the shew-bread. The LORD knows the thoughts He has toward you, thoughts of peace, not of evil, to give you a future and hope. When, armed with the promises of God, you come to the Father in the name of Jesus, By faith, in His humanity Christ saw what we are permitted to see by faith--. The “latter rain” (the end-times outpouring) would be greater than the “former rain.” In 1948, a “revival” broke out in Saskatchewan, Canada, and the teachings of the Latter Rain movement were clarified. God’s people will receive the outpouring of the latter rain. It is called the ‘latter rain’ in the Bible – ‘then I will give you the rain for your land in its season, the early rain and the latter rain, that you may gather in your grain, your new wine, and your oil.” – Deut. This scene occurs after 1844. There is a river that is flowing and pouring, flowing and pouring, repeatedly flowing with the rhythm of The Word That is Sent. If testimony and seeking continued, so did the service in most cases. The “latter rain” is a biblical symbol for the final outpouring of the Holy Spirit, by which the corporate spiritual experience of God’s church will be brought to ripeness for the harvest (Joel 2:23-29). The Latter Rain cult says it, not the Bible. The subtitle of The Latter Rain is Using the Book of Isaiah As the Key to Unlock Bible Prophecies That Are Relevant Today. This veil was raised, and I passed into the Holy Place. “Perfect method and harmonious working will be brought into all the operations of his prepared instrumentalities.” (1888 1303.1). No Spiritual Neutrality. They will be in ‘perfect unity’ as the disciples were at Pentecost. It ushers in the time to “gather in your grain, your new wine, and your oil.” The grain and the new wine — represent the bread and wine of the Holy Communion. Here the early and latter rain represent firstly the rain of seed time at planting and secondly the rain of ripening before the harvest: the first fell in Judaea about the beginning of our November after the seed was sown; the second toward the end of our April as the ears began filling out in preparation for the full harvest, as their crops developed during the winter and early spring. And, behold, the angel that talked with me went forth, and another angel went out to meet him, And said unto him, Run, speak to this young man, saying, Jerusalem shall be inhabited. I lifted up mine eyes again, and looked, and behold a man with a measuring line in his hand. Power to understand the Word that is Sent. This prophecy also applies to God’s people today. "Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy," God declares, "and keep those things which are written therein: for the time is at hand. Latter rain — In Hebrew, latter rain is “ malqosh.” The latter rain matures the crops and brings the harvest. The bow of promise is above the throne, and the work done for Isaiah will be performed in them. God has promised to number the 144,000. LESSON 4 JESUS: HIS POSITION IN THE GODHEAD. I passed through a door before I came to the first vail. The instruction is then to go and “scatter” the coals of fire over the city. The man clothed with linen is instructed to take coals of fire from between the cherubims, (“under the cherub”). Christ also carries the censer in his ministry in the most holy place in the heavenly sanctuary. In Ezekiel 9 God’s people receive an identifying mark: And to the others he said in mine hearing, Go ye after him through the city, and smite: let not your eye spare, neither have ye pity: The scene in Ezekiel 9 is incredibly serious. Soon I was lost to earthly things, and was wrapped up in a vision of God's glory. They are readied to participate in ‘the last great work of the third angel's message as it swells to a loud cry… and they unite to fearlessly proclaim the third angel's message.’  {EW 277.1}. When does this take place? The Latter Rain broug… © His Kingdom Prophecy, The Academy of Light – Prophetic Magazine, What The LORD is Saying Today — January 2021, What The LORD is Saying Today — December 2020, What The LORD is Saying Today — November 2020, What The LORD is Saying Today — October 2020. Praise God that he is able to open our eyes to see the marvellous truth.). Those who are self-sufficient may be apparently active in the work of God; but if they are prayerless, their activity is of no avail. The term ‘Earth’ as a Thayer definition can refer to a tract, territory or region of land as well as the whole globe or earth in the Strong’s. 11:15 But we who are called to be the mouthpiece, the oracle, can become reticent, not really believing that we are truly able in the moment to be the example of our calling. The vision given to Isaiah represents the condition of God's people in the last days. The former rain came to pass at the day of Pentecost in the Upper room and the latter rain is what every Spirit filled believer has been eagerly waiting for. And I heard the number of them which were sealed: Coals of fire referred to in previous scripture references when taken from the altar were used to cleanse and purge the recipient from sin. Lesson 9 March 3 The Holy Spirit and the Church, Lesson 10 March 10 The Holy Spirit, the Word and Prayer, Lesson 11 March 17 Grieving and Resisting the Spirit, And another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer; and there was given unto him much incense, that he should offer, And the angel took the censer, and filled it with fire of the altar, and cast, The Lord gave me the following view in 1847, while at Topsham, Me. Power for living waters to flow from your innermost being. “ The prophecies which were fulfilled in the outpouring of the former rain at the opening of the gospel are again to be fulfilled in the latter rain at its close. Power to call those things that are not as though they were. Study also the tenth chapter which represents the hand of God as at work to bring perfect method and harmonious working into all the operations of his prepared instrumentalities. 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