God Says: “I’m Redeeming the Time and Restoring the Foundations!”
Bonnie Jones, Pineville, NC
And the word of the Lord came to Isaiah, saying, “Go and tell Hezekiah, ‘Thus says the Lord, the God of David your father: “I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; surely I will add to your days fifteen years. I will deliver you and this city from the hand of the king of Assyria, and I will defend this city.”‘ And this is the sign to you from the Lord that the Lord will do this thing which He has spoken: “Behold, I will bring the shadow on the sundial, which has gone down with the sun on the sundial of Ahaz, ten degrees backward.” So the sun returned ten degrees on the dial by which it had gone down. (Isaiah 38:4-8 NKJV)
Recently, my wristwatch stopped running at 12:15pm. Not to worry since in eight years I’ve never had to replace a battery. However, over the course of the next five hours it reversed time and reset itself at high noon. In the reversal and resetting process, the second hand remained on the nine (or 45). Interestingly enough I began asking God what He was saying in this. He said, “I’m redeeming the time and restoring the foundations!”
|“Let God reverse the curse of sickness, disease, poverty and all assignments of the enemy. Let sickness and disease be destroyed and let His Body of Believers live in divine healing, health and wholeness.“|
In February 2014, on the night of Bob’s passing, the clock in his hospital room began spiraling forward. Both the hour and minute hands began moving forward quickly beginning at 11:55pm, stopping momentarily at 8pm. Then it continued in acceleration. It accelerated twelve hours in five minutes then synchronized at midnight.
At that time, I believed the Body of Christ was behind on God’s eternal time-clock and He was accelerating it forward – bringing it into alignment with Him. Since that time the Church at large has been accelerating spiritually like never before. God is now establishing His Government in the earth in apostolic power.
2017 – Year of Divine Order
2017 is a year to redeem the time and restore the foundations. I believe God is turning back the hands of time for the Body of Christ just like He did Hezekiah. He was told to put his house in order and that he would die and not live. Yet, in his brokenness he cried out to God and He heard him.
Have we not been crying out to God for mercy, grace, justice, revival and restoration of all things? Have we not cried out for the great harvest of souls? Have we not cried out for our loved ones deliverance and the prodigals to come home? Indeed we have and God has heard our plea and is answering our prayers. God turned back the time on the sundial ten steps and extended Hezekiah’s life fifteen years. Will He not do the same for His children today?
I believe God is turning back the hands of time to give His Body opportunity to enter into that eternal realm of glory with Him. In this world of chaos, confusion and corruptness we have a divine escape-route called Jesus Christ. When we enter into His presence and into His glory all things are made new. God is redeeming the time and restoring the foundations. What does this mean? He’s turning back the hands of time to redeem everything that was lost due to the fall and restore the foundations of creation.
“For by Him all things were created that are in Heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. All things were created through Him and for Him.” (Colossians 1:16 NKJV)
“For we are God’s fellow workers; you are God’s field, you are God’s building. According to the grace of God which was given to me, as a wise master builder I have laid the foundation, and another builds on it. But let each one take heed how he builds on it. For no other foundation can anyone lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.” (1 Corinthians 3:9-11 NKJV)
God is eternal and we were created in His image therefore making us eternal beings as well. God’s desire for His children is to enter into the eternal or glory realm with Him where there is no sickness, disease or effects of the enemy. That’s why God requires an account of what is past because in eternity it was perfect.
“That which is has already been, And what is to be has already been; And God requires an account of what is past.” (Ecclesiastes 3:15 NKJV)
Reversing the Hands of Time
In July 2008, the Lord told me to study the book of Ruth and turn it back! Turn back to the promises of the Cross. I believe that in this time of great harvest all things are being redeemed and restored like in the book of Ruth. She went from widowhood and lack to owning the field where she once labored. Boaz, her near kinsman, redeemed her and set her on high. He reversed the hands of time in her life and restored all that she had lost in her lifetime. She went from lack to abundance and from being downtrodden to fullness of joy.
|“God’s desire for His children is to enter into the eternal or glory realm with Him where there is no sickness, disease or effects of the enemy.“|
In this day if we have ears to hear then we will hear the voice of the Bridegroom wooing us to come into His chamber where He will reverse the time lost due to the fall. He’s calling us into that eternal garden of God’s love where all hope is the fullness of His glory and all things are restored.
He’s the God of restoration – restoring health, hope and prosperity. He’s restoring families, minds, faith and love. Blind eyes are opened and the leper is cleansed, limbs are plentiful and His faith flows through our veins. In God’s eternal realm of glory all things are made new and there is no lack.
I believe there’s grace right now to reverse the hands of time fifteen years like in the day of Hezekiah. For every high place we failed to take, we will now place His flag of victory and the enemy must surrender. There’s grace to move mountains (Mark 11:24). We must stop talking to God about our problems and speak to our obstacles about God and decree His word. Faith shall increase and we will enter into the “faith of God”.
Midnight and High Noon
Isn’t it amazing that both instances with time (Bob’s clock and my wristwatch) both involved twelve o’clock; midnight and noon? I believe God was establishing His divine order in government and apostolic ministry. First, He had to fast forward the Body of Christ to get her synchronized with Him. And now, since that’s established, He’s able to restore her to the perfection she was created to be. Bob always said, “I don’t want to see another revival, I’ve seen enough of them. I believe in the restoration of all things. And God will restore everything to His perfection.”
Do you realize it has been three years since the wall clock in Bob’s hospital room accelerated until the time my watch reversed? Isaiah told Hezekiah the word of the Lord that on the third day he would go up to the house of the Lord and He would heal him and add fifteen years to his life. Third day – third year! Is this not our invitation to come up to Him so He can redeem and restore His Body like in the days of Hezekiah?
“Thus says the Lord, the God of David your father: ‘I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; surely I will heal you. On the third day you shall go up to the house of the Lord. And I will add to your days fifteen years.'” (2 Kings 20:5-6 NKJV)
Reverse the Curse
Let this year be the beginning of time reversal so blessings shall be released. Let us enter into that place of God’s glory where there are endless possibilities. Let God reverse the curse of sickness, disease, poverty and all assignments of the enemy. Let sickness and disease be destroyed and let His Body of Believers live in divine healing, health and wholeness. Let us not only believe for but also enter into age reversal where our body, soul and mind are renewed and filled with His knowledge, understanding and wisdom of the ages.
“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. Now all things are of God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation, that is, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not imputing their trespasses to them, and has committed to us the word of reconciliation.” (2 Corinthians 5:17-19 NKJV)
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