Your Table Is Prepared in the Presence of Your Enemies
God has a plan for your life!
I had a vision in 1991 on the way to work on a Thursday morning. It was so intense that I had to pull my car off the road. I had heard a teaching on Psalm 23 the night before. Then during a time of praise and worship two years later and I felt led to share this to the women at the conference.
“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil for though art with me, your rod and your staff they comfort me.“
I saw two mountains, one on the left and the other on the right. The left one represented fear and the right one doubt. I could hear the voice of Jesus calling me, urging me on as I was walking through this very dark and scary place. It was so dark that I couldn’t see a anything and there were no stars in the sky. I knew I couldn’t turn back. As I kept walking very slowly so as to not fall, I could hear the voice of Jesus pleading with me, saying, “PRESS IN! PRESS IN!”
Then my eyes focused and ahead I could see a very dim light and as I drew closer it got exceedingly bright. Then, suddenly I saw Him… exactly as He is described in Revelation 1:14. His hair was white as snow, His eyes were on fire and His feet were shining like brass. He was wearing a white robe and He was calling me with a voice that brought peace to the scary valley, and the courage to walk on.
He said, “My daughter, Come in, Come In, PRESS IN! The fear was there, the doubt was there, but I am here, PRESS IN!”
Then suddenly as I was sharing this word to the group of women at the conference, a supernatural and great power which felt like an explosion rose up inside my body.
The Lord said, “I have set before you; My table, it is prepared!”
As I looked there was a banquet table set between those mountains or enemies of fear and doubt. In the middle was also a beautifully engraved golden lamp. It was bright, and burning. It lit up the entire valley with a soft glow. On each side of the table was an olive tree. (A branch was coming out of the two olive trees feeding the lamp with pure olive oil.)
I said, “Lord what are you trying to show me?”
I learned later – how the olive trees were used in building the tabernacle and the pure olive oil was used in the lamp in the most Holy Place. It represented the presence of God. The priests kept the temple lamps continually burning.
Jesus then said, “This is what my anointing will do, this is what my fire will do (keep us burning continually) “Just PRESS IN TO ME – keep your eyes on ME, Don’t look to the left, don’t look to the right, but PRESS IN! PRESS IN!
At that time all I could see were the olive trees, the lamp and the table and the instruments that the priests used for sacrifices to the Lord, this represented the old way to God’s presence. Before this vision I had never seen, read or knew about any of these things. The Lord showed me in His Word the filigree on the lamps and the candle stands and He said,
“I have a plan for you my child. I have a pattern that I have designed for you like I gave to Moses and Aaron. I gave them every intricate part, the design, the knops, the candlesticks. I gave them instructions for every part of it. It was a blueprint for them to follow. You need to be strong in Me and I will show you the path to walk. I will give you the road to follow. But don’t look to the left, don’t look to the right.”
(Then today at the conference as I was praising and worshipping the Lord)
I saw this table again. It was still sitting in the valley of the shadow of death and was still laid before me in the presence of my enemies and the mountains of fear and doubt were still there. But, they no longer held the power they once did, and the valley was no longer dark and scary. Jesus had broken their power.
Then, I was immediately standing at the table looking for my place at the table. There were many chairs at the table, and they went on forever and forever.
The first time all I saw on the table it was set with only the lamp and the priestly instruments. But today, The Lord showed me very beautiful and fine china plates set before the chairs with individual place settings. The table was prepared with the china, cutlery, and everything needed to dine.
It was a table in-waiting longing for each of us to come. Each place setting was different.
The Lord spoke to my spirit, “You’ve been broken and I’ve allowed it, preparing you for this day; not to destroy you but to refine you.” A clay pot, when it breaks, it breaks into large pieces. A clay pot is not as refined as “fine china.” What do you make fine china with? You make it with fine sand. How do you get fine sand? It is broken down from rocks over time, by the weather, the rains, crushing and pounding upon it until it is made into a fine powder. “
Then, The Lord said, “I am preparing you as a vessel of honor, glory and power. And you will move by My Spirit the more I break you. The finer the powder the finer the china that will be laid in the presence ofyour enemies. And when I see you on that feast day, you will be seated as my vessels of power, honor and glory at that table.”
He says, “I will have that plate set and it will be fashioned into the pattern I have designed for you.”
“Each one of us has our own unique pattern. One day we will all look down into that plate which will be set in the presence of our enemies and we will see a reflection when we look down at the place setting on that table.
“We will look down and see the reflection of Jesus in us and we will see Him as He truly really is!”
Jesus has a pattern and a plan for your life. He has also set and prepared a place for you at His table. Won’t you join Him?
About from ashes to beauty… Cinderella Released
Addictions, trauma, and tragedy are no stranger to me but Jesus has always been my fortress and strong tower.
The LORD has been merciful and delivered me from many addictions, crisis and trauma. He helped me raise two of my sons as a single mother and has since restored me to all four of my sons. Jesus has literally turned many of my enemies into believers and friends. My life has been a Cinderella story and is one of many great release, recovery, redemption and restoration. The Lord delivered me from the power of sin and death, set my feet on high places, and I find great joy in helping others find salvation, healing and true freedom in Jesus!
Searching for God’s treasures,