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      Words for 2010                      Heather Robinson

Introduction                                                         A New Year!
It was after 10 p.m., and I was in                                   What’s Inside:
bed falling sleep. Andrew, my
husband, was asleep next to me.
                                                                     • Defender of the Defenseless
Suddenly, the atmosphere in my
room changed. There was a divine
presence hovering over my bed. I looked at the clock, and it         • Government and Authority
was 10:20.
         I turned my attention to the Lord and before I could        • A Warning
even say, “Lord, what would You like to say?” I heard Him say
in a deeply quiet whisper, “Orphans.”                                • Maturity and Discipleship
         When I heard “orphans,” an opening, in the shape of a
circle, appeared over my head in which I could see with my           • Barrenness to Fruitfulness
natural eyes. It was as if the natural layer that we see on a
regular basis was pealed back, and I could see into the spiritual    • Year of Yellow
realm. At this point, I knew a prophetic outpouring had begun,
and I somehow knew it was going to be words for 2010 for
Journey Church and the people therein. I recognized that the         • Honey from the Rock
reason the outpouring began at 10:20 was because it was a play
on numbers…2010.                                                     • John 14
         The Lord’s voice continued. While it was still a whisper,
it was louder. He said “Orphans” again. The opening got              • Clean Out Our Stuff
bigger. Then, “Orphans” again. And the opening got bigger
still. “Orphans.” And yet again, the opening got bigger. He said     • His Shining Face
“Orphans” at least eight times, and by the final time, the
opening was quite large above me.                                    • You are My Sunshine
         The prophetic outpouring became a stirring I could not
deny, and I got out of bed to chronicle what I was hearing. The
opening followed me to the other room where I would spend            • Dream
nearly two hours writing everything I heard spoken. Literally,
the opening remained over me until midnight.
WORDS FOR 2010                                                                HEATHER ROBINSON

Defender of the Defenseless
When He first began to say “Orphans” to me, He then
said, “Defender of the defenseless.” Psalm 68:5 says, “A
father of the fatherless, a defender of widows, is God in
His holy habitation.” God is going to reveal Himself as
                                                                 “A  father to the fatherless,
the Defender in 2010. He is going to defend the orphan
and the widow. He said, “You would do well to join Me              a defender of widows, is
in this.” This will be the year of the orphans and the widows.
        I can’t describe the sound in His voice when He                God in His holy
spoke of orphans. This will be their year. The Lord                      habitation.”
specifically told me that the 2009 horror movie in the
natural, “Orphan” is a movie the enemy has used to                            Psalm 68:5
circumvent this word for 2010. The orphan’s name was
even “Esther”. But He said nothing would stop His plans
for orphans in 2010. He has heard their cry.

Government and Authority
The Lord had been highlighting the number “10” to me all day. During this encounter, He kept
saying “authority” and that the year 2010 would be a year of authority.
        I heard that it would be a year of “establishment” for Journey. There would be authority
established in Journey in 2010 that “the leaders of Journey have been teaching for five years.”
Journey teaches that the offices of fivefold ministry are to lead the fellowship, and that all believers
are called to “do the stuff” (as opposed to a pastor leading the fellowship and just first tier
leadership doing ministry and leading). What I knew He was saying was that the fivefold
governmental structure as defined in scripture would be established at Journey in 2010. I believe that
God is going to establish government and authority at Journey in 2010.
    • 1 Corinthians 12:28: “And God has appointed these in the church: first apostles, second
        prophets, third teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, administrations,
        varieties of tongues.”
    • Ephesians 2:19-21: “Now, therefore, you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but fellow
        citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, having been built on the
        foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief cornerstone, in
        whom the whole building, being fitted together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord”.
    • Ephesians 4:11: “And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some
        evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of
        ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ, till we all come to the unity of the faith and
        of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a perfect man, to the measure of the stature of the
        fullness of Christ.”
He prompted me to research the biblical symbolism of “10” and “20”.
    • 10 symbolizes “Government; law (commandments); order; tithe; measure; trial; testing.” 20
        symbolizes “holy, redemption”. I perceived that 2010 would be a year of the Lord’s holiness
        and true governmental authority being established at Journey, and in the Body of Christ. In
        Eph. 2:19-21 it says that we are built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with
        Jesus as our chief cornerstone that we might grown into a holy temple in the Lord.

WORDS FOR 2010                                                                   HEATHER ROBINSON

A Year of Peace
This will be “a year of My peace”. He is the “Prince of Peace”. The peace of Jesus will take
residence in our hearts in 2010. We will begin to live from, do everything from, a place of
peace and no longer a place of anxiety or fear.
    • Isaiah 9:6: “For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; And the government
       will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called…Prince of Peace.”
    • Romans 16:20: “And the God of peace will crush Satan under your feet shortly. The
       grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen.”
Philippians 4:7: “And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your
hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”

Isolation and Independence
I saw a tiger. I was prompted to look in a dictionary how a tiger
was described. It said, “A very solitary cat; fierce, determined
or ambitious” (Oxford American Dictionary). I asked the Lord
                                                                    The Lord desires that we
what He was saying. He said, “The enemy is going to become
more fierce, determined and ambitious in 2010.” I said, “Why       be fully dependent on Him,
are You sharing this with me?” He said, “Be careful, he may       and kept in His Body, that we
come through your independence or isolation to fulfill this.”
        The Lord desires that we be fully dependent on Him,       might not become prey to the
and kept in His Body, that we might not become prey to the           schemes of the enemy.
schemes of the enemy. Proverbs 18:1 says, “A man who
isolates himself seeks his own desire; He rages against all wise

A Time of Maturity and Discipleship
“A year of maturity, a year of discipleship.” I           won’t be tossed by them any longer.
literally heard, “It is a year to ‘grow up into all               Maturity means we won’t be easily
things, who is the Head, Jesus.’”                         swayed by the craftiness of the enemy.
         Ephesians 4:14-16 says, “that we should                  And it means we’ll speak the truth in
no longer be children, tossed to and fro and              love to those we love. Why? So we can help
carried about with every wind of doctrine, by             each other grow into Christ.
the trickery of men, in the cunning craftiness of                 And maturity means we’ll join ourselves
deceitful plotting, but, speaking the truth in            to each other; we won’t isolate ourselves or try
love, may grow up in all things into Him who is           to go it on our own any longer. No, we’ll ask
the head—Christ—from whom the whole body,                 for help when we need it, and we’ll recognize
joined and knit together by what every joint              that our part is the greatest part. So we’ll be
supplies, according to the effective working by           involved in our fellowship, in people’s lives, for
which every part does its share, causes growth            the “growth of the body for the edifying of itself
of the body for the edifying of itself in love.”          in love.”
         The Lord is going to disciple us into a                  I find it no coincidence that this portion
greater maturity as believers in 2010. What does          came on the heels of warning us to not become
maturity look like? It means that when God                isolated or independent. This scripture tells us
speaks truth to us, and prophetic words to us,            we are called to join to one another, and that
we will believe it. And if any winds of fear              each of us has a part to play in that joining.
come to shake us, they will not because we                Let’s help each other grow up into Christ.

WORDS FOR 2010                                                                 HEATHER ROBINSON

From Barrenness to Fruitfulness
I heard, “From barrenness to fruitfulness.” I saw a picture of many people’s lives on a desert ground.
They had experienced barrenness for the last several years in certain areas of their life. Then, I saw little
tender pieces of grass start shooting up through the dry ground.
        2010 will be a year of fruitfulness—for you and for Journey. Many will see great fruit this year
from the dry ground they once experienced! He will turn your sorrow into joy…your barrenness into
    • Psalm 30:5, “For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for life; Weeping may endure for a
        night, but joy comes in the morning.”
    • Psalm 30:11, “You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; You have put off my
        sackcloth and clothed me with gladness.”
    • Isaiah 54:1, “Sing, O barren, you who have not borne! Break forth into singing, and cry aloud,
        you who have not labored with child! For more are the children of the desolate than the children
        of the married woman,” says the LORD.” This is a picture of restoration…the Lord providing above
        what was lost.
                                                           “God is in the midst of her, she
Year of Yellow                                           shall not be moved; God shall help
I heard, “This will be the year of yellow”.                her, just at the break of dawn.”
Biblically, “yellow” represents God’s glory.                            Psalm 46:5
The Pantone Matching System (PMS – a color
matching system designers use across the globe) says on their website,, the yellow color
of 2010 is called “Aurora”. An article said, “Splashes of sunshine for spring 2010”.
described “Aurora” like this: “Reminiscent of the first glimpse of yellow as the sun begins to rise
over the horizon, this shimmering, slightly greenish yellow adds a bold infusion.”
       We are going to see the sun rise over the horizon of our life situations. The glory of God is
going to boldly come into our situations and our fellowship. The root word of “aurora” means,
“Dawn”. Scientifically, it speaks of the natural phenomenon that we know as “aurora borealis” or,
northern lights. Northern lights happen because of the interaction of charged particles from the sun
with atoms in the upper atmosphere.”
    • Psalm 46:5: “God is in the midst of her, she shall not be moved; God shall help her, just at
       the break of dawn.”
       To sum it up, I believe yellow represents the breaking of the dawn in our lives, His glory
being known in our lives, and this being a year of His sunshine.

Honey from the Rock
I heard Him say, “Honey from the rock.” Honey is another aspect of yellow. But I sensed God saying
that we would experience the sweetness of Jesus this year.
    • Speaking of the people of Israel, God sang through Moses with what we call “The Song of
       Moses” in Deut. 32:13, “He made him ride in the heights of the earth, that he might eat the
       produce of the fields; He made him draw honey from the rock, and oil from the flinty rock.”
    • The Lord said of Israel, “He would have fed them also with the finest of wheat; And with
       honey from the rock I would have satisfied you.” (Psalm 81:16)
Sweetness (honey) will come to us from His strength (Rock) to those who will call upon Him for it.

WORDS FOR 2010                                                                HEATHER ROBINSON

One of the most significant words the Lord gave me was the following. He said, “The chapter for the
year is John 14.” He especially highlighted verses 12-14, and 18. He prompted me to read John 14 in
its entirety. As I read John 14, it was as if Jesus Himself was reading it to me. The words were coming
off the page and going into my eyes. In addition, as I read the “logos” word, He simultaneously spoke
“rhema” words to me. He showed me that the reason He did this was because we will see a greater
marriage of the logos and the rhema in 2010.

       Before going into John 14, I think it would be useful to give a brief description of what “logos”
and “rhema” mean.

“Logos,” a Greek word (Strong’s # 3056), comes from the root word “lego” (Strong’s # 3004). Logos,
with regards to speech, is defined as the sayings of God, and His decrees and mandates. It also means
doctrine and teaching, and a narration as well. In essence, logos embodies a conception or idea. It
speaks of God’s written Word.

A few “logos” passages are (Greek word is in bold):             We will see a greater
   • John 1:1, “In the beginning was the Word,
       and the Word was with God, and the Word                  marriage of the logos
       was God.” (Jesus is Logos…He is the Word.)                   and the rhema
   • Matt. 5:37 (KJV), “But let your communication be,
                                                                        in 2010.
       Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than
       these cometh of evil.” (What we commit to is logos.)
   • Matt. 7:24, “Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him
      to a wise man who built his house on the rock.” (The things Jesus spoke were logos.)

“Rhema,” a Greek word (Strong’s # 4487), comes from the root word “rheo” (Strong’s # 4483).
Rhema means “utterance” and “that which is or has been uttered by the living voice, thing spoken,
word”. It is the subject matter of what was spoken. It is God’s fresh word (for example, Matt. 4:4) to an
individual or group of people.

A few “rhema” passages include (Greek word is in bold):
   • Matthew 4:4 “But He answered and said, ‘It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but
      by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.’” (Rhema is the direct, spoken words of
      God to us.)
   • Matthew 18:16 “But if he will not hear, take with you one or two more, that ‘by the mouth of
      two or three witnesses every word may be established.” (Rhema is the direct words we speak
      to each other.)

On the next page is John 14 in its entirety.

WORDS FOR 2010                                                             HEATHER ROBINSON

 John 14
 The Way, the Truth, and the Life                      Him nor knows Him; but you know Him, for
 1 “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in     He dwells with you and will be in you. 18 I will
 God, believe also in Me. 2 In My Father’s             not leave you orphans; I will come to you.
 house are many mansions; if it were not so, I
 would have told you. I go to prepare a place for      Indwelling of the Father and the Son
 you. 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I     19 “A little while longer and the world will see
 will come again and receive you to Myself; that       Me no more, but you will see Me. Because I
 where I am, there you may be also. 4 And              live, you will live also. 20 At that day you will
 where I go you know, and the way you know.”           know that I am in My Father, and you in Me,
 5 Thomas said to Him, “Lord, we do not know           and I in you. 21 He who has My
 where You are going, and how can we know              commandments and keeps them, it is he who
 the way?” 6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way,         loves Me. And he who loves Me will be loved
 the truth, and the life. No one comes to the          by My Father, and I will love him and manifest
 Father except through Me.                             Myself to him.”
                                                       22 Judas (not Iscariot) said to Him, “Lord, how
 The Father Revealed                                   is it that You will manifest Yourself to us, and
 7 “If you had known Me, you would have                not to the world?”
 known My Father also; and from now on you             23 Jesus answered and said to him, “If anyone
 know Him and have seen Him.” 8 Philip said to         loves Me, he will keep My word; and My
 Him, “Lord, show us the Father, and it is             Father will love him, and We will come to him
 sufficient for us.” 9 Jesus said to him, “Have I      and make Our home with him. 24 He who does
 been with you so long, and yet you have not           not love Me does not keep My words; and the
 known Me, Philip? He who has seen Me has              word which you hear is not Mine but the
 seen the Father; so how can you say, ‘Show us         Father’s who sent Me.
 the Father’? 10 Do you not believe that I am in
 the Father, and the Father in Me? The words           The Gift of His Peace
 that I speak to you I do not speak on My own          25 “These things I have spoken to you while
 authority; but the Father who dwells in Me does       being present with you. 26 But the Helper, the
 the works. 11 Believe Me that I am in the             Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My
 Father and the Father in Me, or else believe Me       name, He will teach you all things, and bring to
 for the sake of the works themselves.                 your remembrance all things that I said to you.
                                                       27 Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to
 The Answered Prayer                                   you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let
 12 “Most assuredly, I say to you, he who              not your heart be troubled, neither let it be
 believes in Me, the works that I do he will do        afraid. 28 You have heard Me say to you, ‘I am
 also; and greater works than these he will do,        going away and coming back to you.’ If you
 because I go to My Father. 13 And whatever            loved Me, you would rejoice because I said, ‘I
 you ask in My name, that I will do, that the          am going to the Father,’ for My Father is
 Father may be glorified in the Son. 14 If you         greater than I. 29 “And now I have told you
 ask anything in My name, I will do it.                before it comes, that when it does come to pass,
                                                       you may believe.
 Jesus Promises Another Helper                         30 I will no longer talk much with you, for the
 15 “If you love Me, keep My commandments.             ruler of this world is coming, and he has
 16 And I will pray the Father, and He will give       nothing in Me. 31 But that the world may know
 you another Helper, that He may abide with            that I love the Father, and as the Father gave
 you forever— 17 the Spirit of truth, whom the         Me commandment, so I do.
 world cannot receive, because it neither sees         Arise, let us go from here.”

WORDS FOR 2010                                                              HEATHER ROBINSON

  The Rhema Words of John 14
  First, He said that this would be “the year of the   even more as we experience His presence and
  Holy Spirit.” He pointed out verses 15-17 and        power when He answers our prayers! Proverbs
  verse 26, “15 ‘If you love Me, keep My               13:12 says, “Hope deferred makes the heart
  commandments. 16 And I will pray the Father,         sick, but when the desire comes, it is a tree of
  and He will give you another Helper, that He         life.” Indeed, in 2010 a tree of life will arise in
  may abide with you forever— 17 the Spirit of         our midst as we experience the year of
  truth, whom the world cannot receive, because        answered prayer! And we will declare with the
  it neither sees Him nor knows Him; but you           psalmist, “I love You Lord, for You heard my
  know Him, for He dwells with you and will be         voice and my supplications!”
  in you.’ 26 ‘But the Helper, the Holy Spirit,
  whom the Father will send in My name, He will        Third, as I read, “In My Father’s house are
  teach you all things, and bring to your              many mansions; if it were not so, I would have
  remembrance all things that I said to you.’”         told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if
                                                       I go and prepare a place for you, I will come
  Second, He said that this would be “the year of      again and receive you to Myself; that where I
  answered prayer.” He especially highlighted          am, there you may be also,” He said that this
  verses 12-14, “12 ‘Most assuredly, I say to you,     would be a year of an increase of heavenly
  he who believes in Me, the works that I do he        visitations. And not only that, He is going to give
  will do also; and greater works than these he
  will do, because I go to My Father. 13 And
                                                               In 2010, we are going to
  whatever you ask in My name, that I will do,                  experience the joy of
  that the Father may be glorified in the Son. 14 If              answered prayer!
  you ask anything in My name, I will do it.’” I
  remember as I read the end of verse 14, He           us a greater perspective of eternity. In this
  passionately said, “I WILL DO IT!” This will         passage, the disciples may have been tempted to
  indeed be the year of answered prayer! The           be sad or confused over the departure of Jesus.
  Lord showed me other scriptures in relation to       But He was encouraging them to have an
  this:                                                eternal perspective—a higher perspective. And
      • Psalm 66:19, “But certainly God has            not only that – but that He would be back for us
          heard me; He has attended to the voice       once what He has prepared as been completed.
          of my prayer.”                               He is preparing a home for us—let us prepare
      • Psalm 116:1, “I love the LORD, because         ourselves for Him, for His return!
          He has heard my voice and my
          supplications.”                              During this time, I suddenly realized I had been
      • Psalm 28:6, “Blessed be the LORD,              hearing the following words from the song,
          because He has heard the voice of my         “Cloud by Day”: “When He comes, everything
          supplications!”                              changes.” It was as if it was the background
                                                       music to this entire experience, particularly the
  When we go through times of unanswered               John 14 section. In fact, when I realized it had
  prayer, trusting in the Lord to fulfill His word,    been being sung, I tuned in to it noticing that it
  we grow closer to Him unlike any other time.         was God Himself singing it. He was singing it
  Our love for Him deepens and matures as we           about Himself, and was swaying back and forth
  choose to worship Him whether He answers             in a groove that reminded me when I was in
  our prayers or not. But in 2010, we are going to     choir at my church in Portland. Later, I saw
  experience the joy of answered prayer! And           Him standing at the end of 2010 singing back
  because we chose to worship Him when prayers         over the year, “When I came, everything
  weren’t answered, our love for Him will deepen       changed.”

WORDS FOR 2010                                                                    HEATHER ROBINSON

Continued,    Rhema Words of John 14
We are going to see our fellowship change, our              reason He went to the cross—to please the
relationships change, our atmosphere change,                Father. He said this is the secret to His intimacy
and our lives change, for He is coming                      with the Father—complete, 100% obedience.
powerfully in 2010 and everything will change!              And He said we could have that too. The
And He is calling us to move forward with Him               promise from the Father and the Son is that
in this, that when we see the cloud by day, we              They will manifest Themselves to us as we obey
would know it is time to move with Him. We                  God’s commandments: “He who has My
will know His glory cloud!                                  commandments and keeps them, it is he who
                                                            loves Me. And he who loves Me will be loved
Fourth, I heard Him say, “And this is the year of           by My Father, and I will love him and manifest
the Father and the Son. To love the Father as the Son       Myself to him.”
does. To see the Apostolic and the Prophetic come
together.” When the Lord spoke this word to me,             I said to Jesus, “This has to be the greatest
He gave me this beautiful picture of the Father             promise in all of scripture! That You would
and Son. I saw the two of them walking in a                 manifest Yourself to us!” And He said, “Yes,
wide-open space like a meadow in Scotland.                  and those who do as I command will
They were coming down a hillside, holding                   experience the greatest amount of My glory.”
hands. I saw their relationship, how nothing
hindered anything between them. Neither had                 Jesus pointed out to me that John 14 began and
competition or jealousy. Selfishness did not                ended with peace. Verse one says, “Let not your
exist in their being. One lived for the other and           heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe
other for the one. They were completely united,             also in Me.” And towards the end of the
in heart, soul, mind and purpose. It was the                chapter in verse 27, the Bible says, “Peace I
most beautiful picture I had ever seen.                     leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as
                                                            the world gives do I give to you. Let not your
      This is the year of the Father and                    heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”
                   the Son.                                 Jesus said to me, “I want My bride to be at
                                                            peace.” He showed me that He doesn’t want
Seeing the Father and Son together like this                His bride anxious and stressed anymore. He
made me want to have that unity and love with               wants her to be at peace, and in peace. 2010 will
the Father. I wanted the words of Jesus as                  be a year of peace, in place of anxiety. We will
spoken in John 14:21 to be a reality in my life             learn how to believe in Him so we can remain
like never before, “And he who loves Me will                in His peace.
be loved by My Father, and I will love him and
manifest Myself to him.” In 2010, the Lord is               Lastly, the Lord highlighted verse 18 to me, “I
going to take us to a deeper place of loving                will not leave you orphans, I will come to you.”
Jesus and likewise loving the Father—like Jesus             Remember, He began this visitation with the
did. And as we love Him, He will manifest—                  word, “Orphans.” His heart is for the orphans in
reveal and display—Himself to us. The picture I             2010. And not just those in the natural, but for
saw of the Father and the Son is a picture of               all of us that were orphans before we met Him.
what we can have with Him!                                  In 2010, He is going to deepen in us the
                                                            revelation that we ware no longer orphans, but
Jesus showed me that everything He did was to               sons and daughters. It’s time to move from the
please the Father. He said that this was the very           spirit of an orphan, to the spirit of adoption.

WORDS FOR 2010                                                                    HEATHER ROBINSON

Even More!
After John 14, the Lord shared the following with me.

Time to clean                                                  His Shining Face
“It’s time to clean out your stuff, and to get your            He said this would be the year of His
house in order.” My sense in this was: “If you                 shining face on us. The “Priestly Blessing”
don’t do it, I will.” Many of us have sensed this              in Numbers 6:22-27 says, “And the LORD
as He has given us words and grace to do this                  spoke to Moses, saying: “Speak to Aaron
very thing. But we haven’t done it yet. It is time.            and his sons, saying, ‘This is the way you
It’s time to clean out our business, so we can be              shall bless the children of Israel. Say to
about the Father’s business.                                   them: ‘The LORD bless you and keep you;
     • Luke 2:49: “And He said to them, ‘Why                   The LORD make His face shine upon you,
        did you seek Me? Did you not know that                 and be gracious to you; The LORD lift up
        I must be about My Father’s business?’”                His countenance upon you, and give you
                                                               peace.’ So they shall put My name on the
                                                               children of Israel, and I will bless them.” He
The Sunshine of God                                            showed me His shining face would shine on
                                                               us this year...His favor and blessing.
I heard the words, “The sunshine of God.” At
this time, I heard the Father sing, in a very rustic,
elderly manner, “You are My sunshine, My only
sunshine; you make Me happy when skies are                      The last words I heard the
grey; You’ll never know dear how much I love
you, please don’t take my sunshine away.” It was                  Lord say, were this:
beautiful, and it felt as if I was sitting in the lap of
a Grandpa. The Father told me, “I sing this over                “A year of faith, not fear.
My Church, and the world will soon too. This                       A year of shalom,
will be the year for the church to shine in the grey
clouds of the earth.” The church is going to truly                     not anxiety.
begin to have a profound impact on the earth. So
much so, that the earth will say to the church,                  A year of redemption,
“You are my make me happy
when skies are grey...” This is her year.                             not robbery.”
                                                                     It is a new year!

The Midnight Hour, and A Dream
After I heard these last words, the opening closed, and I looked at the clock and it was 12:00 a.m.
exactly. I thought to myself, “Wow. I’m going to submit all of this to my “pastors” – the Overseer’s –
and then we’ll go from there.” I went to sleep, and had a dream, waking up from it at 5 a.m.

WORD FOR 2010                                                               HEATHER ROBINSON

 Angels ascending and descending
 In the dream, Andrew and I were supposed to meet David and Bethany Engelhardt (youth
 pastors at Life Church) for breakfast at 10 a.m. It was 10:30, and we were just arriving. They had
 college students from their youth group with them, who were eating at their table. I said to David
 and Bethany, “I’m so sorry we’re late. I just had open heavens over my house. Angels of God
 were ascending and descending in the open heavens.” David and Bethany were understanding,
 and David wanted to hear more. The college students left because they were getting to something

        Later, the four of us were at a different venue with other people. We were in a crowded
 building with walls that were painted bright, vibrant colors of green, orange, red and yellow. It
 had the feel of an orphanage. There were many, many adults and children there (more children
 then adults) and several of us were sitting on the floor, me being one of them. I was sharing the
 experience and words I had been given for 2010. At the end I said, “I’m going to submit this to
 the pastors and ask for them to review it, and if I can share it.” Then I woke up. The time was 5
 a.m. When I woke up and wrote the dream down, I realized the building was the Jamaican
 orphanage I’ve seen pictures of that Amber Potter ministers at through the ministry, Embracing

 I believe this dream confirms the following items.
 1) This experience was a true, heavenly outpouring where angels of God were bringing messages
 to Journey for 2010. Also, our senior leader, Gary Hemenway, has been asking, since our church
 was planted, that Journey would be a place like Jacob’s ladder – that the angels of God would
 ascend and descend through a heavenly opening over our church. I believe this has begun.
 2) It confirmed to have our Overseer team review the words (which they have). It’s interesting
 that the very thing I said to the Lord in the natural after the open heavens were done, was the very
 thing I said in the dream right before I woke up!
 3) The Lord has His heart set on orphans. The fact that we were at the orphanage that the
 ministry, “Embracing Orphans” ministers to spoke of the Lord saying…embrace orphans. This is
 their year!
 4) Being with David and Bethany from Life Church speaks to Journey being connected with
 churches that are of a like-mind, especially as it relates to orphans and justice.

          Welcome to 2010!

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