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I knew today was the day to write. I knew it all week. I have so much I CAN say, but I truly always want the Lord to speak to my heart before I write. I want you to hear HIS voice, not mine.

So this morning, as I was washing dishes, a melody and song title came to mind out of the blue. As I began singing it, I realized I haven’t heard this song or thought of this song in decades. In those moments, I pay close attention to what the Lord is saying and doing.

The title of the song is “All The Gold in California.” Listen to it here. The lyrics are below:

All the gold in California
Is in a bank in the middle of Beverly Hills in somebody else’s name
So if you’re dreaming about California
It don’t matter at all where you played before, California’s a brand new game

Trying to be a hero, winding up a zero
Can scar a man forever, right down to your soul
Living on the spot light, can kill a man out right
Cause everything that glitters is not gold

And all the gold in California
Is in a bank in the middle of Beverly Hills in somebody else’s name
So if you’re dreaming about California
It don’t matter at all where you played before, California’s a brand new game

And all the gold in California
Is in a bank in the middle of Beverly Hills in somebody else’s name
So if you’re dreaming about California
It don’t matter at all where you played before, California’s a brand new game

Now … what does this song have to do with what God is speaking about in the month of September? Follow me as I break it down.

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A transfer of wealth is upon us. The Josephs are rising. 

The wealth of the wicked is being laid up for the just (Proverbs 13:22).

In July, while Todd and I were traveling, praying wholeheartedly into the season of transition that is upon us, a semi truck passed us with the above image plastered on the side of it … the word “FORTUNE” with a rainbow and a pot of gold.

Beloved, “A TRANSFER OF WEALTH IS UPON US.” September will reveal the beginning of the realization of this promise. Do you have faith to believe that FORTUNES are being released to God’s people for the sake of the kingdom?

Referring back to the song the Lord gave me this morning:

All the gold in California
Is in a bank in the middle of Beverly Hills in somebody else’s name

Beloved, no longer will the gold be in somebody else’s name. The Josephs (and Josephines) are RISING! Those who are called to steward this transfer have been tested and tried in the fire of God’s refinement. Many of them have lost everything – as Job did – so God could instruct them on how to manage what is given to them. Then when the DOUBLE PORTION arrives, it will not be mishandled or misrepresented. There will be no opportunity for selfish gain, only a real understanding that ALL GLORY BELONGS TO GOD.

Until now, much of the gold has been stored in someone’s else’s name. Consider that for a moment. God has not gotten His due glory for the wealth that has been created in MAN’S name. NOW is the time for wealth transfer. NOW is the time for new opportunity. NOW is the time for a SHIFT in kingdom finances. NOW is the time for God to get His glory. And NOW is the time for the JOSEPHS to ARISE … out of the dungeon … quickly … suddenly. This is NOT a gender specific word. This is for the men and the women of God who are called to steward this transfer!

See, in Genesis 40, Joseph was “forgotten” by man, but he was NOT forgotten by God. Then in Genesis 41, Joseph was called QUICKLY (verse 14) out of the dungeon. When GOD calls you out of the dungeon, He does it QUICKLY, Beloved, and He does it for His glory. ELEVATION occurs when GOD says “NOW is the time.”

I am speaking to the Josephs today. I am speaking to the ones who are/were dreamers, but the enemy envied you and wanted to remove you from the equation. You spent a significant amount of time in a pit, Joseph. For some, it was two years and for others it was ten. You learned to SERVE in the pit. You were reminded that it was not all about you in the pit. You felt “forgotten” and forsaken in the pit. BUT GOD HAD A PURPOSE FOR YOUR PIT, JOSEPH, and it was unto something greater. It was unto the salvation of MANY. It was unto the stewarding of kingdom finances and resources. It was unto a great harvest and blessing. It was unto feeding the multitudes. It was unto the development of character, integrity, and leadership. Beloved, NOTHING is wasted in the kingdom. And when GOD calls you out of the dungeon, you better believe He has a plan.

Click here to read a prophecy delivered by Charles Capps on 2/1/78 in Honolulu entitled “Financial Inversion Shall Increase In These Days.”

Click here to read a blog post by Olga Hermans entitled “The Wealth Of The Wicked Is Laid Up For The Just.”

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This brings me to my next and final exhortation this month as it relates to the song God gave me this morning. Once again, here are the lyrics:

Trying to be a hero, winding up a zero
Can scar a man forever, right down to your soul
Living on the spot light, can kill a man out right
Cause everything that glitters is not gold

I spoke to the women in last month’s word, and I feel the Lord encouraging the men this month.

To my Brothers and Fathers in the Lord:

Some of you are discouraged. You are frustrated. You feel like you continue to make turns that lead you to dead ends. I am reminded of the many incredibly successful businessmen who failed repeatedly before finally succeeding. Failing does not disqualify you from the blessings, promises, and provision of God. In fact, it actually prepares, equips, and qualifies you for His great destiny on your life. What seems like failure to man is actually preparation to God. Obstacles become opportunities in the kingdom. Nothing worth having comes easy. You are FIGHTERS. You are Mighty Warriors, strong and tender sons of God. Your life has purpose and meaning. You are made righteous by the Blood of the Lamb. Your life matters, and God isn’t finished with you yet!

Many of you have been scarred, as the song above says. Your intentions have been heroic, but you have felt more like a zero than a hero. The Lord wants to remind you that YOUR HEART is what He is pursuing. Yes, He wants you to succeed. Yes, He wants you to enjoy the fruit of your labor. Yes, He wants you to “just be happy.” However, a man (or woman) can gain the whole world and lose his (or her) soul (Mark 8:36). This is not His best for you. This is not His plan for you. He wants you WITH HIM in eternity. The spotlight will never truly satisfy the deepest longing of the human soul. Nor will gold. Only a living, thriving relationship with Jesus Christ will cause us to truly prosper – spirit, soul, and body.

This short movie will rock your world: The Heart of Man

Guilt and shame will keep us forever bound in chains, but the unconditional, perfect, holy, LOVE OF GOD will transform us from the inside out. And the GOOD NEWS is that all we have to do is accept it … accept Him. The Lover of your soul is inviting you to draw near to Him. He is inviting you to open your heart to Him and be free. His desire is FOR YOU. He will never leave you nor forsake you. This is YOUR TIME, Joseph. Your Heavenly Father is calling you quickly OUT OF THE DUNGEON and INTO A POSITION OF RULING AND REIGNING. He is PROUD of you, and He champions you forward into all that He has for you. HIS best is yet to come for you. Only believe.

God isn’t looking for perfection. He is looking at your heart. He knows the human heart struggles with performance, selfishness, trust, fear, etc., yet He continues to reveal HIMSELF to us so we can be FREE from all of that. He just wants YOU.

Brothers and Sisters, be encouraged. God wants us blessed so we can be a blessing to others, but He wants us to maintain priorities and proper perspective. Pursue the desires of your heart. Dream big. Believe God for the impossible this month (and every month). And remember that everything that glitters is not gold. Do not be distracted by what the world is offering you. At the same time, do not despise your own giftings and do not fear the open doors that stand before you. Do everything unto Him and for His glory. Never forget that it is GOD who gives us the power to get wealth (Deuteronomy 8:18). Be generous with what you have been given and do not allow material possessions to possess you!

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In my research and quiet time this morning, I stumbled across the story behind the song, “All The Gold In California,” written by Larry Gatlin of The Gatlin Brothers. As I pondered his words, I reflected on my time spent in Hollywood. I have a genuine love for that city and for the people in the industry. In October, a prayer event is happening on Sunset Blvd. at the Palladium that will shift Hollywood, California into a new realm and season. Hollywood Arise is an event on October 12-14 that is connected to Radiance International and the 24/7 Hollywood House of Prayer. I believe this gathering will LAUNCH Hollywood into a time of productivity for the kingdom of God that has never before been seen. I believe this time of prayer and worship in the heart of the city will break strongholds and loose angelic assistance. I believe movies will be released in the next 2-5 years that will impact the multitudes unto a great international harvest. I believe the name of JESUS will be exalted in Hollywood and in the Entertainment industry and that hearts will truly TURN to the King of kings, to the Creator Himself. This is not only an event, it is a kairos opportunity in which heaven will come to earth. A new portal will be opened over Hollywood in October that will release angels into the atmosphere and cause the HOLY WILL OF THE SON to be revealed through Arts and Entertainment.

 

A few final unctions for September:

> The Lord spoke this to me two nights ago: “Brokenness reveals light when Jesus is allowed to shine through the cracks.” Let Him shine.

> 9/9 will bring a new birth into the earth

> My husband prophesied a few days ago, “There is a September Surge that will lead to an October Merge.”

> The “Ministry of Listening” is critical and needed in the world. Ask the Lord to increase the gift of listening in your life.

> Education and knowledge will begin to increase to prepare God’s people for what is to come. Study, read, learn, grow, GO!

 

Blessings to you and yours! Until next month … :)