Table of contents
- The Threat Against Your Freedom
- What is Freedom of Speech?
- What is Your First Amendment?
- A Spiritual Warfare Strategy Against Cancel Culture
- The Pattern of the Lord’s Prayer | Coming Against Cancel Culture
- What is a Seer in the Courts of Heaven?
- What Are the Courts of Heaven?
- My Mercy Court Vision
- What God Said
- How Do We Get Free?
- What is the Answer to Win the Battle Against Cancel Culture?
Why must we battle in the spirit against cancel culture? Because cancel culture is a strategy and scheme from the enemy intended to steal, kill, and destroy what God has given us. Ephesians 6 reminds us that we do not battle against flesh and blood. Therefore, to win the battle against cancel culture, we must battle in the spirit.
Coming against cancel culture is essential if we are to fulfill our Kingdom calling in these last days.
The Threat Against Your Freedom
One of the most dominant and concerning threats we face is a threat against our freedom of speech. This is particularly true for the United States of America. In the last few years, it has become evident that this right–our rights–are being targeted.
What is Freedom of Speech?
Freedom of speech is our First Amendment right to have healthy dialogue through all forms of media without being canceled, censored, or pulled down.
It is our right to communicate, and communication is key to developing and maintaining relationships. If we lose our ability to communicate freely–our freedom of speech–we stand to lose everything.
What is Your First Amendment?
“The First Amendment guarantees freedoms concerning religion, expression, assembly, and the right to petition. It forbids Congress from both promoting one religion over others and also restricting an individual’s religious practices. It guarantees freedom of expression by prohibiting Congress from restricting the press or the rights of individuals to speak freely. It also guarantees the right of citizens to assemble peaceably and to petition their government.
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.”Source: https://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/first_amendment
A Spiritual Warfare Strategy Against Cancel Culture
I’ve spent weeks praying for strategies in regards to how to battle and come against “cancel culture mindsets.” I asked the Lord why Believers cannot seem to win the battles we face in this area. The right-wing conservative, traditional thought is being canceled from the highest courts in the land, left-wing media, social media, and through the “woke culture.”
So then, how do we battle against cancel culture? We battle in prayer. We battle in the Courts of Heaven.
The Pattern of the Lord’s Prayer | Coming Against Cancel Culture
My personal practice is to pray according to the pattern left for us in the Lord’s prayer:
This prayer allows me to access the Courts of Heaven and my gift as a seer.
- I come to God first as Father. I offer Him praise.
- I seek and decree His will over my own.
- I ask for access to God’s Kingdom economy, provision, and resources for the day ahead. I repent and offer forgiveness.
- I praise Him and acknowledge that He is Lord of all and Lord over me.
What is a Seer in the Courts of Heaven?
A seer is an individual with a prophetic gift of having visions (open visions and visions in your mind) of what is happening in the spirit realm. I have personally experienced this gift for over thirty years, and it enables me to see both the good and the bad.
What Are the Courts of Heaven?
The Courts of Heaven is a real place where Believers have access to, by way of prayer and petition, through intercession by the Holy Spirit who intercedes for the Believer. God governs His court system in Heaven as the Sovereign Judge. He hears our circumstances and answers us according to His governmental system.
Have you ever noticed the references to copious numbers of legal terms in the Bible?
Words such as:
- Heaven’s Court
Believers, knowing the heart of God, are to come before the Judge and pray in three realms of prayer.
The Three Realms of Prayer Include:
- Approaching God as Father, opens the throne of grace (Hebrews 4:16).
- Approaching God as Friend, and stepping into the place of the counsel of the Lord (Luke 11:5-8).
- Approaching God as Judge, opens the dimension of the courts of Heaven (Luke 18:1-8).
My good friend Robert Henderson says this about the three realms of prayer:
“When you step into these three dimensions you are not approaching God with a prayer list. You are stepping into a spiritual sphere where you and God begin to move things in the spirit that shifts things in the earth.”
Understanding the Accuser of the Brethren
So, as a seer in the Courts of Heaven, I am always very attuned to Revelation 12:10. This verse reminds me to discern what the accuser of the brethren is using to block an answer to prayer.
He is using something in the courts, but what is it?
According to Revelation 12:11, we overcome Satan, the accuser, by the blood of the Lamb (which covers our sin) and the word of our testimony (which proclaims the restoration that God has done in and through us).
The accuser can only make an accusation legally in the courts when there is sin that has not been repented of (both aware and unaware), or in a place of generational iniquitous structures (generational curses) in our family line.
Think of Satan as the prosecutor in a court case who investigates (digs deep!) and brings the criminal charges before the court.
Understanding Generational Curses
A generational curse is an area in a family bloodline that we often see repeated in subsequent generations, such as…
- Moral failure
- Emotional challenges
- Health challenges
- Financial challenges
- And many more
You can see evidence of this with family lines that battle the same kind of sickness over and over, always in poverty, broken marriages, broken relationships, and wayward children. The consequence lives on and continues to manifest with the “why,” often unknown by the many who suffer.
The opened door to generational curses is often, but not always, sin that has yet to be repented of (known and unknown).
The basis for generational curses is Exodus 34:6-7, and also Deuteronomy 5:8-10, where verse 9 says this:
“…For I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth generations…”—Deuteronomy 5:9
I agree that at salvation all sins are forgiven. But if we fall back into habits, patterns, thoughts, and characteristics that re-engage those wayward places that have long since been in the family line, the consequence of free will choices remain.
According to His Word, we must confess and not return.
- “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”—1 John 1:9
- “Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage.”-—Galatians 5:1
Derek Prince said it this way: “There may be forces at work in our lives that have their origins in previous generations. Consequently, we may be confronted with recurrent situations or patterns of behavior that cannot be explained solely in terms of what happened in our lifetimes or personal experiences. The root cause may go back a long way in time, even thousands of years.”
- “For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.”—Ephesians 6:12
My Mercy Court Vision
One day I was praying in the Mercy Court (see Hebrews 9:5), and I asked the Father to show me what is blocking us from winning the war against cancel culture that is trying to destroy America and the world at large.
And this is what I saw:
I saw multiple different Christians interceding. They were binding the different powers we see in the media and government. They were casting these spirits down in an effort to come against the cancel culture that had been attacking the Church, and the conservative movement. In this vision, the intercessors and prophets were quite small—three inches tall. The enemy was standing in the corner acting as the prosecuting attorney. He was taller, perhaps 12 inches, and he was holding a scroll in his right hand.
Satan was decreeing to the Just Judge, “they have no right to bind me.” And the Father offered no objection. Satan was right in his accusation.
I asked the Lord, “Why do we have no right to bind him in regards to the evil cancel culture?”
In my spirit, I felt this: When we, as Believers, do not follow instruction, we lose our authority to bind Satan.
- “Then Peter answered and said to Him, ‘Explain this parable to us.’
“So Jesus said, ‘Are you also still without understanding? Do you not yet understand that whatever enters the mouth goes into the stomach and is eliminated? But those things which proceed out of the mouth come from the heart, and they defile a man.’”—Matthew 15:15-18
What God Said
This is what the Lord said:
“The Church has adopted a cancel culture. In many cases, they have canceled the power of My blood, My words, My prophets, My pastors, My teachers, My fiery evangelists, and even the office of the Apostle.”
Until we follow the Matthew 18 pattern for dialogue for opposing opinions and corrections, it is clear, according to Matthew 18:18, that we forfeit our ability to bind and loose. The authority to bind and loose is subject to our ability to deal with opposition and offenses.
Since the 2020 election, the Body of Christ has canceled its prophets based on the fact that President Trump did not serve a second term.
We canceled His prophets, and we cancel one another when Psalm 105:15 clearly says, “Do not touch My anointed ones, and do My prophets no harm.”
I have shared this vision with multiple apostles and prophets who have agreed that this is the weapon that the accuser of the brethren is using in the courts. This accusation is hindering our ability to break and come against cancel culture with victory in the United States and around the world.
How Do We Get Free?
The only way for us to get free from this cycle is to follow the pattern of 2 Chronicles 7:14:
- We turn from our wicked ways.
- We repent for not following God’s ways.
- We repent for canceling one another in the Church.
- We repent for canceling the prophetic voices.
- We repent for disregarding the Matthew 18 protocol that Jesus clearly laid out for us.
- We repent and cancel the rights of the accuser of the brethren so that we can walk forgiven and maintain our rights in the Courts of Heaven to bind this spirit behind the cancel culture.
What is the Answer to Win the Battle Against Cancel Culture?
The answer is repentance. I am asking you to join us in a corporate prayer—a prayer that will be prayed around the globe—a prayer of repentance asking the Lord to forgive us in the Body of Christ and to break the assignment that is coming against us.
It starts with us and ends with us.
Will you join me?
Get the prayer here.