Recently when I was in California, actually the same region where I’ve been visited by the International Banker Angel twice now, I saw another vision of an interesting angel that I’ve never seen before. In this vision I saw a large thick wooden door that looked to have several locking mechanisms on it, keeping it securely shut. Suddenly light began to leak out from behind the door until pretty soon the light was bursting through every crack and crevice. The light was growing in intensity until finally the door flung open and I saw this being of light standing in the threshold. He was so bright I couldn’t make out any of his features. I then heard the Lord say, “This is the angel I’ve been telling you about. Behold the Angel of Access”.
Angels of Access, I’ve since learned, are angels of revelation that work with reformers to penetrate the entire earth with the light of God’s truth, with the glory of the gospel, and the wisdom of heaven. They work with prophets, apostles, even politicians, and lawmakers, to release new waves and new levels of revelation upon the earth. In this article we’ll talk about the ways of God regarding the release of revelation into the earth. We’ll talk about how the unmovable unchangeable God presides over his advancing kingdom and the maturation of glory and revelation in the sons of God. We’ll also talk about new books which are being released into the earth now through revelatory people, and I’ll end with a flow of a prophecy God gave me concerning reformation in our day!
ANGELS AND THE WORD
8 “Then the voice which I heard from heaven spoke to me again and said, “Go, take the little book which is open in the hand of the angel who stands on the sea and on the earth.”
9 So I went to the angel and said to him, “Give me the little book.” And he said to me, “Take and eat it; and it will be as sweet as honey in your mouth.”
10 Then I took the little book out of the angel’s hand and ate it, and it was as sweet as honey in my mouth. But when I had eaten it, my stomach became bitter.
11 And he said to me, “You must prophesy again about many peoples, nations, tongues, and kings.”
The ways of God, the ways of heaven continue to astound me. In all of creation, in all of God’s kingdom, there are his ways, his thoughts, his mannerisms, and his order. His ways are not our ways. His thoughts are not our thoughts. His ways and his thoughts are above ours. It’s time we come up higher into his thoughts and learn to walk in his ways!
In the ways of God, even in the ways of delivering his word, his revelation kingdom knowledge, God has included angels! In this passage we have a most interesting picture. The angel (which is translated many times as messenger in the bible) is holding the book. The book is clearly an impartation of the word of God. There was most likely elements of this book that showed up on the successive pages of John’s Revelation because the angel told him right after he ate the book that he would prophesy to many peoples, nations, tongues, and kings (vs.11). Just consider this. God entrusted this messenger, this angel, as the deliverer of the word to the servant of God in the earth in this story. This angel was actually entrusted with it’s keeping and it’s delivery to the man.
Some people would say this is a special circumstance because this story is in the bible. I won’t take the time here to list all the reasons why that logic is flawed. Simply put, angels appeared to people in the bible and performed different tasks in the kingdom of God relating to the affairs of man, and angels appear to people today and perform many of the same tasks! I do believe the bible is sealed and sacred, and that we can’t add anymore to it. But the revelation of the kingdom is living and flowing in power. You can’t contain the word because the word is Christ! He’s alive and still speaking to men and women! And at times he still uses angels to bring the message. They are messengers!
I’ve been graced by the Lord many times to have an angel of revelation, who’s actually been assigned to my ministry, stand at my side and speak words into my right ear. It’s always the right! It’s the word of God, but the angel keeps it and delivers it to me. When he does I usually receive audible words, or visions which come to me. The word of God is alive and powerful (Heb.4:12) and it can’t be contained in two dimensional form like our words. It can’t be quantified by sound waves. When God speaks, when the angels deliver the rhema words, many times they enrapture me up in kingdom experiences, and I walk through living pictures called visions to not only hear or see the word of God, but to experience it. I have the privilege of being immersed, baptized, into the glory of the word, and so do you! Angels are many times the servants that baptize! Of course this is the work of God, but angels, like many other created beings, serve in God’s great works! There is a baptism of the spirit, but there is also a baptism of the spirit of the word. We can be immersed in heaven’s revelation for this hour and receive his higher ways, his higher thoughts. Like John in his day, many members of the church are receiving these books and eating them for our day. Through these impartations of the living word God will bring us higher into his ways, and teach us how to walk in them, and govern in them, even while on the earth!
NEW BOOKS FOR THE EARTH
“Then Samuel explained to the people the behavior of royalty, and wrote it in a book and laid it up before the Lord…”
This is one of the most fascinating scriptures I’ve come across in my studies of late. To think that Samuel the Seer, a man whom God put apostolic kingdom authority upon to help set up the foundation of the kingdom of Israel, a type of heaven’s kingdom on earth; to think that this man received the ways of the kingdom of heaven, how to operate in the kingdom, how to set up the kingdom according to heaven’s culture, and then he wrote it in a book and just gave it to the people for their instruction, absolutely astounds me. This is what God is doing in our day saints! He’s releasing heaven’s books, heaven’s blueprints, to teach us heaven’s ways and how to walk in them while on the earth!
Now I’ll add here that all of these ways are yes found in the bible. But God is pulling the revelation out in new ways, and shedding profound light on hidden mysteries to advance us in the kingdom while on the earth! Out of these revelatory insights, having their foundation and perfect harmony with scripture, new books will emerge that will help us apply heaven’s ways in our day and in our culture. This is a part of our inheritance which we the saints have in Christ! I know I talk a lot about finances, and even the earth and it’s resources being a part of our tangible inheritance. But there’s no way we can begin to access any of it without this part. Our inheritance is to think like God thinks so we can walk in his ways, even to the advancing of God’s kingdom on this earth!
ADVANCING IN GOD
How does someone change and advance who is unchangeable, immovable? I think words like growth, words like maturation, are appropriate here. God can’t get any bigger, he can’t get any stronger, he can’t become any more advanced. But his kingdom can, his creation can. The bible won’t change, but that which has been held in mystery by seals will begin to open as the seals break. Only Jesus is worthy to break the seals and open these books (Rev.5:9), and only Jesus in us can enable us to go deeper in these kingdom insights. When you eat the book you break the seal! We can enter into a deeper seeing, a deeper understanding, a deeper knowing of the kingdom of God and the kingdom ways. This is what will be contained in these new books, this new flow of prophetic teaching that issues forth from the apostles and prophets in the church. This will enable us to disciple nations in the ways of God, which goes far beyond throwing scriptures at them and pressing for submission to religious traditions.
These new kingdom reformers, these new kingdom expositors, these new apostolic lawmakers will burn with the holy fire, they’ll burn with a holy fire, and they’ll know the depths of God having tasted and seen. Their mark won’t just be church-based but nation-based. They will access, because God is giving to them angels of access. Each of these men, Martin Luther, John Calvin, and John Knox were given these angels of access. The angels of access carry the books, but they also carry the keys to every nation. It was these angels, these winds of change, these fires of reformers, which carried the new message of the reformation, quickly all over the then known world. Their keys fit the monarchs of every kingdom on earth, and they have heaven’s divine order to bring to the children of the earth the unlocking of mysteries, the unsealing of world-wide revelations, at times and seasons in God, for the unveiling of Christ’s kingdom, for the preparation of the day of the Lord. These angels are moving again today, working with the new apostolic reformers, to reshape and reform the earth with truth. Truth will grow brighter, error will grow darker, the ways of God will become more and more apparent for man to walk in the light. Man will walk by the lamp of God’s word. This new reformation will reach every government, every king, every monarch on the earth, and every kingdom will be held to a new sword. The sword of this truth will reign and bring kingdom truth, kingdom prosperity, kingdom health and healing, kingdom restoration, and kingdom righteousness. But the kings must fall on these swords, they must humble themselves to these ways being revealed in our times, they must embrace the new so they can receive the new wine, the new oil, the new dispensation of Christ’s own kingship in their domains!
Love & Blessings,
"You may be surprised at the maturity and revelatory gifting from such a young prophet as Stephen Powell."
- Steve Shultz
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