Behold I Do A New Thing
I have had pretty much the same dream for the past 2 nights. I first had it 06/02/2013. In the dream I find myself in an office asking a woman seated behind a desk for a dress that had been worn by a certain woman. The lady behind the desk tells me that I will have to ask the woman herself for the dress. The problem with that is that the Lady who owned the dress was dead.
Next, I remember going to another room and there I saw the woman who had the dress hanging from the wall. She was dead but her body was not totally decayed. The dress that she was wearing was definitely old. It reminded me of the clothing that Nuns wear. As you might have guessed, the dress was black. Across from this woman was another woman who was bandaged with gauze. I could not see her eyes because they looked like black holes. The only facial feature I could make out was her lips and they were not red like normal lips but were instead pale and without color. This woman who was bound in gauze was speaking to me about the dress that I had come for.
What has come to me so far after bouncing this off of my wife and daughter is that the dead woman represents the old way of doing church, i.e.church history. The dress represents the covering. This is still a prominent question that is asked by many today. The woman on the opposite wall who was bound in gauze represented religion. In fact, the word religion comes from the Latin word “religare” which means to bind. Religion goes hand in hand with the spirit of witchcraft. If you remember what Paul said to the Galatians when they wanted to embrace the law and the old way of dong things that was being taught to them by the Judaizers, O foolish Galatians, who bewitched you not to obey the truth, to whom before your eyes Jesus Christ was written among you crucified? (Gal 3:1)The Judaizers wanted control which is precisely what the spirits of religion and witchcraft do
Apparently in the dream I still desired the covering of church traditions which are dead because the Lord is doing a new thing. In fact the Lord dropped the following scripture into my spirit as I was thinking about this dream and talking it over with my wife, “Do not call to mind the former things, Or ponder things of the past. “Behold, I will do something new, Now it will spring forth; Will you not be aware of it? I will even make a roadway in the wilderness, Rivers in the desert. (Isa 43:18-19)
The covering along with tradition is a source of comfort. It’s like the old wine which Jesus said people would say is better than the new. We must remember that God’s very name is ” I AM” God is a God of the present.