Informed Prophetic Intercession

15 Feb

Recently my friend Earl Ackley, sent a communique to his followers and he used the term, informed prophetic intercession.  That resonated so deeply with me.  I love that phrase!  It connotes that before someone speaks, they have heard first.  It sounds like our ‘business’ of prayer is maturing.

I believe that intercession is getting a brand new definition in this era.  To me, it used to mean ‘petition loud’… but it’s changing to: ‘declare AFTER hearing‘.

As we know, we can’t truly be prophetic unless we’ve been informed… because true Biblical faith only comes by being informed… “faith comes by hearing“.   And once we’ve heard, then we have a “substance of things hoped for and evidence of things not yet seen”.   We can speak with the assurance and confidence that our words are the same as Heaven’s words.  

I feel the pleasure and smile of our Father upon us all as we mature in our hearing first, and then in our capacity to prophesy as “oracles of God.” (I Pet 4:11)  His dreams are coming true in and through us.  Wow!!  He’s always wanted to “give you the Kingdom”, but we had to grow up first before He handed over the keys. 

Can’t you just see Father calling the angels and Saints around and pointing at us with righteous pride and saying something like, “Look!  Look!  They’re getting it.  My dream for them is coming to pass.  Let’s all throw a party in the Heavenlies!  It won’t be long, they’ll be as comfortable governing earth from Heaven as they used to be when praying beggar prayers from Earth.  They’re gonna love spending more time in their Heavenly realm than the earthly realm.”  (just like Jesus in Jn 3:13)

It’s empowering and transformative to enter into the delight that our Father is feeling about us as we discover and embrace our inheritance.  It gives new meaning to the verse, “Well done, enter into the joy of the Lord.”

And if I can take it a bit further, I’ll bet Father is notifying Creation, which has been groaning in eager expectation for the emerging of the Sons of God upon the earth.  He’s probably giving Creation a ‘heads-up’, “FYI Creation!  You’re eager expectations are about to be fulfilled.  My sons and daughters are on a good track to discovering their true identity and latent DNA.  And that will mean your liberation, also!” (Rms 8:19-23)

Can you feel the jubilation of our Father?

Earl, you’re onto some VERY GOOD!  We’re advancing in maturity.  We’re becoming ‘mature sons’.  That’s good news.

I declare over each of you; Much grace, easy hearing and powerful declarations… followed by many compelling testimonies!!!!


4 Responses to “Informed Prophetic Intercession”

  1. kmanley21 February 15, 2021 at 9:19 AM #

    I love that term informed prophetic intercession. Wow. Love and blessings to you and Debbie. Stay warm. I just remembered it’s 72° in the kingdom.

    Grace and peace Karen

    Sent from my iPhone


    • Mark Hendrickson February 15, 2021 at 9:31 AM #

      Karen, We’re growing up! Yay! And we have some signs to prove it.
      I love your 72° experience. It’s always a good day in the Kingdom!

  2. Mel Wild February 16, 2021 at 3:43 PM #

    “It used to mean ‘petition loud’… but it’s changing to: ‘declare AFTER hearing‘.”

    Amen. I love the change in definition! Maybe we’re learning how to walk from rest, only doing, declaring, decreeing what we see our Father do. I can’t wait to see the dramatic change in effectiveness.

    • Mark Hendrickson February 16, 2021 at 5:21 PM #

      Mel, When I was a kid, intercession was just loud praying. But there is a decisive shift taking place these days. Listen to the praying national voices.. they’re using terms like Decree and Declare. I love this shift. I just want to make sure that the HEARING FIRST component is well understood. And yes, I believe that we’re gonna see an uptick in effectiveness as we come more into agreement and alignment with our true status and station in God. More, Lord.

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