The Dream: The Black Rider (“Evil” “Imposter”) Spoken Words)
A couple of weeks’ ago in a dream I saw a large and bottomless crevasse from an aerial view. In the far distance a chariot, with a single rider and a single horse (all in jet black) was descending from a higher elevation terrain on the left side. It was obvious that his destination was to cross over and get on the right side of the crevasse. Something he could easily do as this chariot could float through the air.
The Vision: The Dark Rider and the Woman
Two days later, the scene was shown again in a vision. But this time and in addition, I saw a beautiful woman dressed in a short white dress with many dark spots standing on the right side of this bottomless crevasse. I recognized her as an active church goer and Believer. Suddenly and surprisingly, she willingly jumps into it! Startled, I came out of the vision and heard the words: “The World”.
From a biblical perspective, the jet black rider symbolized the evil spirit of the fallen “prince of the air”. It is also he who is identified as “going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it.” (Job 2:2 KJV) His goal and target: The woman who is emblematic of the church. But I saw her as being vulnerable – she still has dark spots. It represents those who have a form of godliness yet are denying the sanctifying power thereof. (2 Tim. 3:5-7) She represents those who are still influenced by the entrapment of “The World”. A fallen world that is void of GOD’S holiness (without spot). It bears noting that Believers who keep even one foot in this world risk falling into it.
The Call to Holiness
The intent of this posting is to encourage Believers to be aware of the subtle and even overt manipulations of the fallen prince’s influences. It is to encourage the church that is captivated by the allurements of the world to return to her First Love and to His commandments (GOD’S precepts outlined in the unadulterated Word.) It is to encourage Believers to turn from self and sin and to live their lives based on the finished works of the resurrected Lamb, Jesus Christ. It is GOD’S infallible plan of redemption!
We are witnessing a time of great reset and a time of great deception. It is a time when the evil spirit of the imposter is working individually on all flesh and collectively in all nations. Social, economic, political and religiously systems included. It is a time of unholiness: Of imposed legal immorality and apostasy that vexes the tender Spirit in Believers. And without doubt, a critical time for Believers to prepare and make haste carefully in order to escape the deception and wrath that is yet to come upon this world.
“Wherein in times past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience. All of us also lived among them at one time, gratifying the cravings of our flesh and following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath. But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved. And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus, in order that in the coming ages he might show the incomparable riches of his grace, expressed in his kindness to us in Christ Jesus. For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast. For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. (Eph. 2:2-10)
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” (Jn.3:16)
Keep the Faith. Do not put off until tomorrow what is in your power to do today. Time runs. Thank you Lord for your grace and mercy.