Awaken the sleepers
Over and over again at all times; in prayer, when my mind goes idle, as soon as I close my eyes and as soon as my eyes open I hear, “Awaken the sleepers.”
This has gone on for months today I ask what does this mean?
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Ephesians 5:14 (AMP)
14 For this reason He says,
And arise from the dead,
And Christ will shine [as dawn] upon you and give you light.”
Who are the sleepers? We would be tempted to say only the unsaved but…
11 Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed.
He is speaking to the saved. We must wake up.
How? By our own works? – Never
No, just as we were saved we will be awoken by His grace and His grace alone.
Restore to me the joy of Your salvation
And sustain me with a willing spirit.
Pray: God, forgive me I have allowed the joy of my salvation to be dulled by the world. I am busy but not productive in the righteous work of the Lord. Forgive me. Awaken my heart to Your will and desires for my life. Open the eyes and ears of my heart to see Your mighty work. I praise You, I praise You with every molecule of my being. Light me afire with Your glory and let me rest in Your presence. Love you, Amen.
The Word proclaims it is good to operate in joy and be sustained in willing surrender to Christ. To rejoice in our freedom gained by the sacrifice of Jesus Christ. Let us do just that.
Malachi 4:2 (AMP)
2 But for you who fear My name [with awe-filled reverence] the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings. And you will go forward and leap [joyfully] like calves [released] from the stall.
Why? Should we awaken?
Luke 10:2-11 (AMP)
2 He was saying to them, “The harvest is abundant [for there are many who need to hear the good news about salvation], but the workers [those available to proclaim the message of salvation] are few. Therefore, [prayerfully] ask the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into His harvest. 3 Go your way; listen carefully: I am sending you out like lambs among wolves.
Prayer: Lord Jesus, I declare myself available a willing participant in Your master plan. Send me to the saved and unsaved to remind them to praise for their salvation. I pray for an awakening of the harvesters. Your joy is our strength. Jesus, sound the shofar and awaken Your beloved. We surrender our lives to You our great redeemer! Great is Your faithfulness and steadfast is Your love. Thank You, Amen.
Is anyone else hearing- Awaken the sleepers?
Whether you or anyone operating in the prophetic please connect them to me. I am curious what further wisdom He is releasing to others.