The Leopard to Come | Broken Christendom
Looking at a picture of a Leopard is unnerving. If you've ever seen one in person, or a similar animal as I have, a black Panther actually, the options are: run, freeze, or cry. I froze as the Leopard came out of nowhere in the dream last night. It ran so very fast toward me, but past me. This dream came on the heels of hearing: "This is an unrepentant nation, repeatedly, last night." The significance of the Leopard: Swiftness - Usually associated with vengeance. Also, cruelty, and ferocity. (See: Jeremiah 5:6, Daniel 7:6, Habakkuk 1:8, Revelation 13:2) References:
Dream Language, 2006
Destiny Image Publishers
In a Dream, In a Vision of the Night, 1998
Author House Publishers
Interpreting the Symbols & Types, 1992
Bible Temple Publishers
The Arithmetic of God, 1976
In relation to being unrepentant: anything that is repetitive and contrary to Scripture is sin. References below:
(Proverbs 14:14 AMPC)
The backslider in heart [from God and from fearing God] shall be filled with [the fruit of] his own ways, and a good man shall be satisfied with [the fruit of] his ways [with the holy thoughts and actions which his heart prompts and in which he delights].
(Galatians 5:17-19 AMPC)
For the desires of the flesh are opposed to the [Holy] Spirit, and the [desires of the] Spirit are opposed to the flesh (godless human nature); for these are antagonistic to each other [continually withstanding and in conflict with each other], so that you are not free but are prevented from doing what you desire to do.
But if you are guided (led) by the [Holy] Spirit, you are not subject to the Law.
Now the doings (practices) of the flesh are clear (obvious): they are immorality, impurity, indecency,
(Proverbs 14:,2 7-9 AMPC)
He who walks in uprightness reverently and worshipfully fears the Lord, but he who is contrary and devious in his ways despises Him. Go from the presence of a foolish and self-confident man, for you will not find knowledge on his lips. The Wisdom [godly Wisdom, which is comprehensive insight into the ways and purposes of God] of the prudent is to understand his way, but the folly of [self-confident] fools is to deceive. Fools make a mock of sin and sin mocks the fools [who are its victims; a sin offering made by them only mocks them, bringing them disappointment and disfavor] but among the upright there is the favor of God.
If we walk closely with the Lord Jesus, we'll know how to give an answer to those who refuse to believe we are in the final days. Therefore, daily, we must pursue the insight afforded us, by and through the Holy Spirit, or we may find ourselves grappling with upcoming natural disasters by ill advised counsel from others, who because of lack of preparation, are without wisdom of God and able to speak with His authority and direction.
Why must we consider His word inapplicable to our world today? Dare I say it is because we do not believe it? If we did, we would receive it in our soul and spirit. Our lives would be a mirror of Him, Jesus. This world would believe in the God we say we know, if only we would believe what He has already spoken in His Scriptures. The vast amount of Christendom is broken, lifeless and without the Holy Spirit; yet, considers itself His. How, when few believe His words for lack of esteeming Him, and this due to vain amusements, or worse, believing lie's that will lead to spiritual death.
The Lord Jesus stands ready and beckons us evermore closer to Him. When will we answer His call? He is Lord above all, but many experience Him as an after thought, more often than not. Souls left "as is" since the day their lips uttered the "sinner's prayer," and to this day many remain unrepentant for sins committed yesterday and today. His hands of mercy and strength that were nailed to the cross for humanity have largely been ignored by both the Sunday churches and the ever prosperous world at large.
The day is fast approaching when many a tear they'll shed. The unrepentant will enter eternal dread for when in life their refusal to repent and surrender to the only Holy Father will be made known because of when they said:
My will be done and yours dear God can not be in that narrow way since by your grace I have been saved, and that not by works. So, see dear God the narrow way became replaced by your gift of grace that ensures my eternal place. Repentance happened when I heard the old sinner's prayer. Never needed was a life of purity or consecration because my salvation arose from steadfast grace. Assured I am that You will say on that day: Well done good and faithful servant.
Turn from Me you will hear because I never knew you since you never drew near to Me in humility and brokenness of heart, needing Me, the God of Glory as your vital need.
Scripture References in the Amplified Classic Translation:
Purify me with hyssop, and I shall be clean [ceremonially]; wash me, and I shall [in reality] be whiter than snow. (This is beautiful and so very real).
But the gate is narrow (contracted by pressure) and the way is straitened and compressed that leads away to life and few are those who find it.
May all those who seek, inquire of and for You, and require You [as their vital need] rejoice and be glad in You; and may those who love Your salvation say continually, Let God be magnified!
Seek the Lord [inquire for Him, inquire of Him, and require Him as the foremost necessity of your life], all you humble of the land who have acted in compliance with His revealed will and have kept His commandments; seek righteousness, seek humility [inquire for them, require them as vital]. It may be you will be hidden in the day of the Lord’s anger.