OF THE WIZARD OF OZ
Folks, I have not seen
anything in the vision business which is a loonie as this since some jerk wrote
a Spire book trying to say that Star Wars was a revelation of the Gospel.
"It Will Be
Prophetic Perspective by Bonnie Chavda
from her vision
In the vision, I was standing
on a landmap of the USA The states stretched out from me in front and behind.
I was facing west and above me, from horizon to horizon, ............... an approaching,
terrible storm. .............I heard a voice say, "This is the refreshing. IT
WILL BE VERY VIOLENT."
Suddenly, I was standing on the flat wheat fields
of the Midwest. In the distance, approaching at tremendous speed, was a terrible
cyclone funnel cloud. The earth all around this approaching cyclone was kicked
up in a tremendous frenzy. As I watched, a series of scenes from the movie adaptation
of the American classic by L Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz, passed before me. With
each picture, a voice describes things that will take place as this coming "wind"
moved across the land. ............It will be institutions of Christian Tradition
and influence, including those who claim the "fullness of the Spirit".
I saw the girl Dorothy, in her humility, purity, and faith, as a type of the
Bride of Christ. She was running home as the storm approached. Seeking shelter,
she ran into her bedroom and climbed into her bed. .............Everything in
which you have found safety or comfort but not from Me will be exposed and uprooted."
I found myself standing in the swirling house as it was lifted by the cyclone.
.............the Lord said, "There will be those who will call this wind demonic
because of what it will make manifest. Demons will be stirred up, the flesh will
be made obvious, things formerly hidden will be exposed and seen as they are in
relation to My Spirit: BUT THIS WIND IS FROM ME!"
"I have come not to bring peace, but a sword," ............
before me was Myra Gulch, the school teacher who hated Dorothy's little dog, Toto,
because he constantly stirred up her chickens! ............The Holy Spirit said,
"Do you know who I am in this picture?"
Though this would certainly
offend the religious, and surprised me, the Lord said, "I am 'Toto" -just like
Toto is Dorothy's constant comforter, friend, protector, and guide, I am with
Then the Lord showed me who will respond as
God makes up his army in this hour.
There are three who take up with
Dorothy: Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Cowardly Lion. ......Of the scarecrows, God said,
"I have chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise. In weakness
I will be shown strong." ..........
Of Tin Man, God said, "These are
my 'Caleb' people, those who have been 'put out to pasture.'"..........And there
is Cowardly Lion, afraid of his own shadow, but loyal to his friends even in the
face of death. He is a type of many who, though born of the Lion of Judah, have
been Intimidated by the spirit of witchcraft, which hates the anointing.
Van Nattan-- Comment: There you are Bible believer-- The hate for the noble Berean
is rampant in Charismania
The Lord said, "The spirit of religion
will refuse my army and resist their entrance to and possession of the resources
of their kingdom." ..........
It would behoove everyone who hears of
the work of the Lord in this hour to remember it was religious leaders, and those
to whom the promises had been delivered in former generations, who rejected the
appearing of the One for whom they waited! When he came into their midst, they
rejected Him because He did not come keeping their interpretation of the traditions
they stewarded. Jesus said, "Surely I am coming suddenly. Let him who thirsts
take the water of life freely." (Rev 22:20). As God visits us, if you find yourself
in the circumstance of Dorothy, longing for more than what you have experienced
in the past, thirsty for more of God, welcome that wind!
offended if He shakes everything in your life.
Van Nattan-- Comment: This is classic to all Charismatic visions. They set the
hearer up for acceptance of blasphemous new revelation. Since everything is to
be shaken, the hearer has the rationale to pitch his trust in the Word of God.
All Rhema boys use this.
Her request to go "Back to Kansas"
symbolizes our return to our First Love, Jesus. She learned true love, the true
value of the things in her life, the power of faith, the importance of true friends,
and of persistence. It took passing through the storm. Jesus longs for true worshippers,
"the Spirit and the Bride say, 'Come!'" (Rev 22:17). May the grace of the Lord
Jesus Christ be with us all! Amen!
by Steve Van Nattan:
And the farmer hauled
another load away,
And you could tell...
That is wasn't a load of hay.
Read our article
on L. Frank Baum and his not-so-wonderful
Wizard or Oz.
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