The Sapphire Tribe has been transitioning from individuals with a common focus to a community with significant collective, focused engagement.
The first major milestone was the first live stream we had. For the first time, I felt the emotional connection with the Tribe globally for hours before the stream. It was mostly a feeling of giddy excitement colored with some nervousness. There was a new bright sparkly toy on the shelf and people were looking forward to playing with it.
As we got into the presentation, the engagement shifted away from the medium onto the message and you tracked closely with your spirit through the spiritual ebb and flow of the ideas. Communion was very special that night.
Last week, when we had our quarterly week of Worship and Warfare around the theme of Defiance, you engaged with me in a new way, joining your authority with mine, intensely. It made a big difference to have a global agreement as we were doing global deliverance.
The results have been dramatic. Lots of people experienced significant freedom on the spot. But what was really exciting is that we extended the deliverance to everyone in the Tribe, whether they were there or not. And we have reports of people who experienced the deliverance when we were doing it, but didn’t listen to the archived teaching until days later. Clearly God honored our petition.
AND we include our extended families in the warfare. Here too we are getting reports of transformation in those who have no particular interest in Sapphire, but are related to those who do track with us.
On Wednesday, I was celebrating what God was doing and proposed that we test the waters and see what was available to us. I referenced some Noble Subjects on the coast of New Zealand who did not have good enough Internet reception to watch the live stream. We asked God politely if He would be interested in connecting a lot of people who are in rural areas or with old infrastructure.
And He did. Fantastic stories of technological impossibilities came back, as God honored our request.
So clearly, we bring something to the table with our collective authority. We have no idea what the limits of our authority is, so we must test them by reaching for more freedom.
Here is the current plan. Most mornings, I meet with one or more of our intercessors for a time of warfare. We are going to start including the Tribe some days in specific deliverance prayers.
We began today.
We warred against the Moabite curse which is expressed by leaders exploiting their followers instead of building a platform under them. We cried out for perspective to those who thought they had to endure it, and for freedom from demonic and human bondage.
It will be interesting to see what kind of measurable, verifiable, sustained change that prayer had with just three people against the critters in the whole Tribe!
Going forward, I invite you to join us. We are not going to broadcast, but one or two days a week, I will send out a two paragraph blog, announcing what the topic will be for the following day. Our prayer times are at 8:00 a.m. I would love to have you join us in bringing your authority to bear on the deliverance effort for the whole Tribe.
This is very new territory for me. It is so much more natural to work one on one where I can see the individual and tailor my presentation to the situation.
But, if God is making grace available for a larger, group deliverance, let’s do it. I do absolutely believe that it will make a world of difference if you are agreeing with me from around the world. This is a Tribe, not one person. We got results last week, because it was a shared investment of all our earned authority, focusing on an issue around the world.
For now, if anyone felt a release from the prayers about the Moabite on Friday the 20th, I would love to hear.
Copyright January 2017 by Arthur Burk