Do you ever look around and connect earthly things to heavenly things? Jesus must have! That’s why His parables flowed from lessons hidden all around His creation. Today, I’m writing to you about recognising the signs of the current season to prepare for an outpouring. Just as you read environmental elements to prepare for a season, you should understand what heralds spiritual seasons.
As it happened in the days of Jesus, so it is now. Therefore, when God wants to visit the earth, you will see four (4) elements expressed through different people. Pay attention to the heart and fruit of these elements and align your heart and purpose accordingly.
John the Baptist
Known by many titles—prophet, baptiser, preacher, forerunner, and even cousin to Jesus—John was a key figure in the coming of our Lord (John 5:35-36). The Bible says John came in the spirit of Elijah. Similarly, today, some people herald the coming of a new move of God. Just as John’s message seemed hard to the people, the messages of these heralds are often hard. This is because they are tilling hearts in preparation for God’s move. When you hear or see heralds, don’t scoff at them. They are playing their role in building up the body.
‘Jesuses’ on the Street
Is it not interesting that right on the heel of John came Jesus, whose approach and character seemed to be the opposite of John’s (Matthew 11:4-6)? God works in myriad ways, even today. Some come in like Spirit to wash hearts with love, the gospel of the Kingdom, and lowly service that show us the Father. Beware of looking down on them though, for these same ones show up powerfully in power and glory, like Christ.
Sadducees, Pharisees, and Scribes
They have the letter but not the Spirit. In the time of Christ, this category of people had spent their lives studying about the Messiah and waiting for Him. Yet, the Bible tells us they rejected Jesus when He came. They didn’t recognise Him because of their proud hearts. Today, these ones can be likened to people with a religious spirit. They know the doctrine and the scripture but have missed out on the Holy Spirit behind it, so they cannot interpret it correctly and they lack love (John 5:39-42).
The final element to look out for during a move of God is ‘disciples’. The gospel of the Kingdom did not spread through the world until after Christ’s ascension. Despite His divinity, Christ entrusted the disciples with the work of preaching to the ends of the earth (Matthew 28:19). A disciple is a multiplier; they take what is given, and they hand it out to many others.
We see a physical example of this when Christ fed crowds (Matthew 14:13-21; Matthew 15:29-39). Christ blessed and broke the hitherto limited bread, then handed it to the disciples. As they shared it, the food multiplied. So does the Word in the mouth of a disciple. Therefore, leaders must pay heed to what they give disciples, just as disciples must pay heed to what they receive. As God moves, ensure that only what He gives is being handed by you to others and vice versa. This is how the true gospel—the Good News—multiplies worldwide as we prepare for an outpouring
So, dear friend, I encourage you to be sober and vigilant this season. Discern where God has called you to operate, and take your place. The road to discernment starts in prayer that flows from a meek heart. As we humble ourselves, we eliminate anything in us that does not align with God’s move. Don’t be in the category of Sadducees, Pharisees, and Scribes; instead, go beyond the letter and into intimacy. Seek God for His Kingdom and not just for His gifts. Remember, as the Word says in Acts 2:39, “The promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off—for all whom the Lord our God will call.”
The Outpouring is not an event or concert but a movement, an agenda of the Spirit. On this platform, the Holy Spirit will pour out Himself without measure. The promise is to everyone. The promise is to you.
Keep these four (4) things in mind as you enter into God’s new move and prepare for an outpouring:
1. Circumcise your heart: get rid of iniquity, unforgiveness, and other sins
2. Consecrate yourself: choose to love and serve God
3. Be Expectant: ask, and you will receive
4. Seek His heart: Pray that your eyes will be open to His purpose for you in this time
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Thank you so much Man Of God, may God Almighty continue to use you and may you always be relevant sir. God bless you ??
God bless and continually keep you Sir. May your well be ever fresh and far away from corruption that our Lord will reap daily 100% in the name of Jesus
This note was very helpfill for me as a worship leader in my church…in Paris…thanks you MOG… And God bless you ???
I pray for you brother Dunsin, that, through out this outpouring movement, the Holy spirit will brood over every darkness in the heart of people, and cause His face to shine upon you. The Lord be gracious to you and give you peace.
God bless you richly sir. May you be continually filled with new wine more and more in Jesus name.
Daddy God bless and continue to reveal himself through you in Jesus name
Thank you for this sir
More unction to function??
As much as this is a spiritually inciting word, you’re also a good writer sir. Thank you.
Wow! I needed to read this. God bless you Sir.
Thanks for yielding to God.
You are a blessing to our lives and the Kingdom.
I’m blessed by this piece.
Thanks for sharing and encouraging me i appreciate it. i also pray God will continue to pour out is anointing an power upon you as you bring glorify and honour to his name and he will bless you, your family and ministry richly and grant you the disire of your heart.???
Thanks for sharing sir.
glory !!!Soldiers for Christ
Thanks so much for this wonderful exhortation may the Lord continue to pour his anointing and grace upon you sir
Thank You Heavenly
Thank you minister Dunsin Oyekan,
I love your commitment in the works Of God, I pray to God to have a firm Prayer life and to be on fire for God, my generation must hear my voice Amen Amen
Powerful… knowing fully well that a yielded Man has no will of his own, we must labour more in prayer and study of the word to align ourselves with this great moves. Eternity beckons…I have seen the arrangements in the spirit…the stage is set and saints are being presented/advised to the congregation…you must not be left out
Thank Minister Dunsin. May the Lord continue blessing. Through your Album THE EXPERIENCE I received healing.
When my son was Very sick we listened to your YouTube channel for hours and today the doctors were able to Diagonize his ailment and treated.
I thank God you shared your account and this will make me part of your Alter.
Thank you n thank you Sir as you continue in Jesus Mighty Name.
Thank you very much sir. Reading this today has really changed my paradigm. Indeed I’ve been blessed by it.
Thanks Sir for putting up this timely piece which will evidently edify the body of Christ.
More Grace !
Bless your heart Sir
We anticipate The Outpouring in Port Harcourt looking forward to it
the right word i need.
Thank you Sir.
So nice and powerful
Grace upon grace into you sir. Thank you for the immense sacrifice…
Thank you very much sir
God bless you sir
The Outpouring is indeed not a Concert, but a move of God in our time and for this generation. The unity of faith and the collapse of denomination walls is a big threat to the kingdom of darkness…
Hey!!! We will so depopulate hell and people of all tribes, language and nations shall come to the knowledge of Christ….
Multiplied grace to you minister Dunsin.
You are indeed a gift to this generation. Good bless you and enrich you gracefully Sir. Thank you so much and Glory to God. ??
God bless you sir. Thank you for the insight… I pray that your anointing will never be shorten or lacking in Jesus Name. More revelations from the Father to the earth in Jesus Name. Amen