“RIOT FOR THE LORD!”: A WORD FROM MARCH 2020
“RIOT FOR THE LORD!”: A WORD FROM MARCH 2020
Today we revisit this word from Wanda Alger. Posted on March 17, 2020, it is even more powerful now. Who knew riots were coming? God. It is important to revisit words after circumstances or the Lord provide further illumination. We can now pray into this with more understanding and confidence. See our new notes, in italics throughout Wanda’s original word below, showing the amazing updated perspective of her original word.
On Friday, March 13, I woke up with the word, “RIOT FOR THE LORD!”
The word struck me as extreme and I hesitated to embrace it until I looked up the word “riot.” Though commonly understood as a “violent disturbance of the peace by a crowd,” the Lord was highlighting another usage. A riot is also “an impressively large or varied display of something.” In other words, it is the intense passion and conviction of a group of people that ultimately deems something a “riot.”
In Matthew 11:12 (ESV), Jesus stated that “…the kingdom of heaven has suffered violence (has been coming violently), and the violent take it by force.” In the context of the coronavirus threat, I believe the Lord is calling the Church to rise up in this hour with a “VIOLENT FAITH” that stops the enemy in his tracks. We are seeing the physical riots around us–violent, yes. “Displays of something”–chaos, anarchy, lawlessness, violence. The counterfeit. What does “violent faith” look like? The “disturbance” we are creating through our passionate praise and our faith-backed prayers has power to destroy the works of the devil!
This past Sunday in our own small congregation, there arose a passionate zeal of the Lord in our worship that stirred our faith and confidence in God’s overriding purposes. A righteous indignation grew as we beheld His glory and confronted this curse which seeks a foothold in our nation. I believe this is what believers must continue to do if we are to see the tide turn. Regardless of our proximity to one another in the natural, our combined faith in God and oneness of heart and mind will be our primary vaccine against this demonic disease and our greatest weapon in nullifying its effects.
The second word, I received this morning (March 16). It is a reminder of God’s purposes beyond the coronavirus and the journey we now face towards a greater goal:
“IN THE STRIPPING WILL BE THE CLOTHING…”
“This shaking is a stripping; a course correction for those who are called Mine. As My people are stripped of that which their flesh has depended on and looked to for comfort, so will I clothe them with heaven’s provision and presence. This stripping is not unto nakedness and shame, but unto throwing off that which has hindered your faith and trust in a supernatural God.”
“You have been covering yourselves with clothes made of the earth, sewn with dust, and void of power. You have begun to look to the earth for your protection and safety instead of Me. I long to clothe you with My Spirit from which heaven’s power and presence can flow. I am stripping My people of those comforts and conveniences that have become stumbling blocks, hindrances, and obstacles to My glory and power. Do not fear this stripping or resist the uncovering, for as the true nature of man is revealed, so will I reveal Myself through those whose lives have been laid bare.”
“The governments of the world and demons from hell may manipulate this stripping for their own purposes, but I tell you I have My own, and it is My purpose that will prevail if you yield to it. Do not debate the source or contemplate the plots for I use ALL things for My purposes when your hearts are yielded to mine. Do not allow the need for answers to rob you of the treasure hidden in the wilderness. We certainly are seeing this demonic manipulation happening in our nation today! What has happening within each of us during the quarantines, the stripping away of big gatherings, slick programs, busy activities, comfortable existence, causing us to look within our own lives for God’s call of holiness and focus, has given way to a literal riot that is seeking to strip down the liberties and order of our nation for the Enemy’s purposes.
Do you think My arm is short or My vision blurred? Am I fumbling the ball from the deceptive plays of My enemies? I tell you I laugh! Little do they realize how I am using every demonic scheme from their playbook to embolden a people that will RISE UP and reveal heaven! For it is My pleasure to prepare a people that are filled with power from on high that no power of hell can vanquish or sickness from the pit can overturn. It is My people who I am CLOTHING IN THE STRIPPING to manifest another Kingdom and another realm that can only be accessed by the Spirit of God.” May God continue the stripping-away process that He began in us during the quarantine. He is rebuilding His Church on the core principles that are ultimately lasting–the power we have in Christ that overcomes. Let us not be distracted by the different kinds of riots happening in our nation. They are a counterfeit of the stripping away that God is doing to His Church.
“It is the Mountain of the House of the Lord that I am establishing in this hour! It is MY House that is being built up in the inner courts of your homes and dwellings. Seize this opportunity and use it to build up your faith, your worship, and your communion in the Spirit. For out of it, I am clothing My people in garments of praise and presence and restoring the true Fear of the Lord that will displace every other fear.”
“Praise Me in the stripping, for that which has been covering you in comfort and convenience must be laid aside to reveal an inner WELLSPRING of LIFE that earth can never produce but heaven will never deny.”
Wanda Alger has been a field correspondent with Intercessors for America and written for Charisma, The Elijah List, Spirit Fuel, and The Christian Post. She is an author of numerous books, including “Moving from Sword to Scepter: Ruling through Prayer as the Ekklesia of God.” Follow her blog at wandaalger.me.
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First read Wanda Algers on IFA. Now I follow her closely. Thank you IFA and Wanda Algers !
Well said ! I’ve been receiving in my spirit the same insights n revelation from the Lord . Cleansing upon the believers n empowering to build greater faith Upon God’s people during the quarantines .Gods purposes are beyond our comprehension . His thoughts are higher than our thoughts n His ways are higher than our ways . With our faith join together in Prayer, watch what the Lord almighty is doing for His glory and purpose in the midst of this corona virus pandemic. God be exalted in Jesus name !
This is a very anointed prophetic word….He who has ears let him hear what the Spirit of the Lord is speaking. It reminds me of a man of God from Africa specifically Uganda that i interviewed recently on the current times and seasons we are facing in the USA. This is what He had to say. Quite Proiound.
I hope you will be blessed.
May the CHURCH hear what the Spirit is speaking to the people and may we respond to the call of holiness . I pray for Pastors across the nation who are not hearing and are not talking about the issues of the nation that will effect God’s people, because of fear but are preaching and teaching an agenda that does not evoke a repentance in God’s people.
Amen and Amen!!!! May it be done to your Church, according to Your will Lord Jesus!
Thank you for including these prophetic words. This reminds me of the last scene in the nook The Final Call, where he’s with Jesus in a beautiful valley, but the they go up and look down on a plateau filled with smoke, fire, and destruction. Jesus tells him that he is to be a bridge from the hell below and up into that beautiful valley with Jesus.
To God be the Glory! I had a dream,(twice same night). I was being stripped of a sin. I was frustrated by this dream. I asked the LORD what this dream mean. HE told me what the sin was. And now I am reading about being stripped! Confirmation. Thank you Yeshua!
Perfect confirmations are all around us. Look beyond the circumstances. Amen!
Wanda, I needed this TODAY!!
I’ve asked God to forgive me for trying to figure things out, needing answers… have been feeling so angry about all the injustice. Just last night I reminded my daughter that we are not the first people to suffer injustice and we won’t be the last.
At the beginning of this I praised God for the stripping, believing in all the good he would do. Lately I’ve been off track. God has used you as an instrument in my life and for that I am deeply grateful. Asking God to richly bless you.
The original ‘Prophetic Word’ which the Lord chose to speak through Wanda Alger, was most powerful as GOD’S Voice, through His Holy Spirit and Anointing, is heard in the inner being and felt in the soul….there’s something most gripping when the Spirit of the LORD speaks, and when He gives a Word from Almighty Father GOD, He NEVER, EVER, needs a p.s., as those added notations do not carry the weight that a true Prophetic Word does.
The Word the LORD gave to Ms. Alger, was convicting, defining, revealing, enlightening; a personal ‘war-cry’ of true and raw preparation of ourselves before the Lord Jesus Christ, first and foremost…and then paving the way of prayer of mighty power to rise to Heaven’s Gates as GOD prepares His People for the Great and Terrible Day of the LORD in the midst of these perilous times.
Thank You Ms. Wanda Alger for being a child-of-GOD who is found worthy to speak His message to His People. May you continue to walk humbly and faithfully unto your Savior and GOD.
I am also thankful for this posting as I don’t believe I was aware of it the first time sent out. So THANK YOU for recognizing the true value and importance to send it out once again!
Thank you so much, Patsy. Many blessings! (Wanda)
You are most welcome and deserving, Wanda!
Need to look up the the scripture quoted here!
I am very grateful for this article and Wanda’s insight of what God has given her to share with others. Thank you for re-printing.
LORD, Sound a holy roar from your throne over Your enemies in our land. Let your Church arise in humility and fear of the LORD against this violence from the enemy – and let us violent in prayer, praise worship and declaration come to you as our Defender and stand in the gap for this nation and for Israel. Encourage the Church to raise their voices and authority over all the places this will crop up. Forgive us for not attending to Your voice and Your Word. Let us cling to You and our Strength be like the eagles mounting up – with the voice of Freedom and the power of Your Holy Spirit. In Jesus Name, Amen
Father, may we be filled with praise for who you are and what you do. You are the one who “rides across the highest heavens, the ancient heavens, who thunders with mighty voice.” May we be faithful to be forceful in prayer.
Rom 8:18 For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.
Rom 8: 28 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
Rom 8:31 What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?
We pray Lord that you will reveal yourself to us all, and as we intercede in prayer for America you will open the eyes and ears of all,
and heal our land. Amen and amen
Praise our wonderful Father God. This is His day! LOVE LOVE
LET GOD ARISE AND HIS ENEMIES BE SCATTERED
THE HORSE IS MADE READY FOR BATTLE, BUT VICTORY RESTS WITH THE LORD
Let us stand together in agreement on God‘s Word: 2Chronicles 7:14:
If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.
We are standing in agreement on behalf of our land. We have stood in the gap and confessed and are sorry for our peronal sins and the sins of this country. We have confessed that we the BOC have sinned and have not been as diligent as we should to pray and confess we sin daily against you and you only, O Lord.
We believe that the Lord God has heard our crys, our prayers, our petitions and intercessions, we believe that as we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive and cleanse us of all unrighteousness. He is able to reverse this decision, win the victory and establish righteousness once again in this country and peace in the Earth. In Jesus Name!!
The Commander goes before His Army, He has given us authority to trample on snakes and scorpions and overcome all the power of the enemy, nothing will harm us ~ do not be afraid, He is able to do abundantly above all that we ask or think, nothing is too difficult, nothing!! We believe and agree that He is able to go before us and throw the enemy camp into confusion and smite and route the enemy, He fights this battle for us, We stand firm on His Word and in agreement this day as One. In Jesus Name!!
We believe He is able to reverse this decision and restore all that the enemy has stolen, killed and destroyed and establish righteousness to the USA. He is able to remove the wicked officials in this country and establish righteousness once again. In Jesus Name!!
We take our stand by doing our part, standing on God’s Word, putting on the full armor of God and taking our stand against the enemies schemes. We take our stand by Faith in Gods Word, His Truth, His Power and God does the rest as He pleases, His will be done, His Kingdom come on earth as it is in heaven!! In Jesus Name!!
Last but not least, we must praise the Lord!! Jehoshaphat appointed men to sing to the Lord and to praise him for His holiness. They sang before the army as the Lord set ambushes against the enemy!! 2Chronicles 20:21-22
Ref: Psalm 51, Proverbs 25:5, Matthew 18:19-20, Luke 10:19-20, 1John 1:9, Eph. 6:10-18
PRAISE THE LORD, HE IS WITH US!!
Thank you Lord for moving Dave to bring this past revelation from You to Wanda back for us today. The new insights and the totality of the message have blessed my heart greatly! My spirit was sagging and I can see it was my misplace focus. Too upset about all the negativity rather than on the glorious work of our Father behind the scenes. Thank you :prd for all you are doing through this ministry and through Your many servants aroung the world. Thank you Lord for you word and your love for your people. Your ways are not our ways, nor your thoughts our thoughts. How blessed are You Lord !!
So glad it encouraged you, Donna!
The WORD of GOD declares: Psalm 27:
1.The LORD is my light and my salvation– whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life– of whom shall I be afraid?
2.When evil men advance against me to devour my flesh, when my enemies and my foes attack me, they will stumble and fall.
3.Though an army besiege me, my heart will not fear; though war break out against me, even then will I be confident.
There was a day in my life when a person who was about to attack me tripped and fell at my feet, so this is what I will pray and ask GOD to do for His children, for His purpose. In Jesus Name, Amen.
The Lord put it in my heart last night that we need to pray for the salvation of the rioters, anarchist, any that see the church or our government as enemies. The cross and shed blood of Jesus Christ is greater, than the evil that in-prisons their hearts and minds. We need to pray for them, especially today, for the Presidents rally in Tulsa. – Lord, we pray that you would rescue the rioters, anarchist, and those who seek to destroy the church and our nation, out of the kingdom of darkness and bring them safe in the kingdom of your Son, by whom they are set free and their sins are forgiven. Col 1:1-7. Though they are dead in their trespasses and sins, please make them alive in Christ Jesus. Father, we pray in particular today, anyone that is planning to bring anarchy, destruction, or evil to Tulsa, that they would have a Damascus road experience, like Saul, who was filled with rage, violence, vengeance, murder, self-righteousness, pride and arrogance and seeking to kill and destroy, we pray they would encountered you Lord, the risen Christ, and was be humbled and blinded by your light, your glory and majesty. Lord, we pray for the fear of the Lord to fall on them, and for the gift of repentence. Lord we pray that you would compel your children surrounding Tulsa to flood the streets with praise and worship, thanksgiving and prayer today. We pray the atmosphere – the heavenly realm over of Tulsa, would be filled with your Holy Angels, defeating the powers of darkness with the light and truth of Jesus Christ, the King above all Kings, the Lord above all Lord, The Prince of Peace, the Great I am, the Alpha and Omega, The Most High God. We pray every knee in Tulsa would bow the knee to the risen Lord Jesus Christ, – declare him Lord, who alone is God, and worship him in the splendor of his holiness. Oh Lord, your’s is the Kingdom, the Power and the glory, forever and forever, amen. Be glorified Lord, be glorified today in our nation, in our hearts, in our homes, our churches, our government, our cities, at this rally. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. amen
Thank you✝️For this prayer especially for today’s Trump rally. It’s the prayer I will repeat today
@Theresa: I appreciate so very much the prayer of your heart unto the Lord…and for all who walk in darkness and need the Savior. Thank you for openly praying of all that the Holy Spirit has placed upon your heart! It was a blessing to read and pray along in agreement with you!
Praise to God oh how beautiful the sound in our Lord’s ear! Let us worship HIM, our soon returning Victor over all evil plots
How can HE laugh at the caous we are in? Because HE has complete control- that’s why. Our Lord will even use the schemes of Satan ( the rioting) to further HIS Divine purpose and bring us who follow Him into His Kingdom even sooner. It’s very sad but those calling in a NWO led by the evil one will indeed have their evil plotting fulfilled when the antichrist shows up to establish the NWO. I pray God’s people will be evacuated from Earth into HIS presence before the evildoers get their demands
Thank you,Wanda. I am overwhelmed by the love and mercy of our Lord. Every where I go I hear the same cry from the heart for the return of Jesus or I hear of the conviction that the hour is near for the battle of the great awakening of the church for souls to be saved. This word from the Lord both blesses and energizes the people of God to come together and be a riotous (holy) body for the Kingdom of God. Hallelujah!!!! From another word given, “….do what I tell you to do. Don’t think about it. Don’t dwell on it. Just do it. If you do that, you will see Me move…….Do what I tell you to do and We will see this thing through to the end.” Amen and Amen Glory to God our Father. I add, Body, listen to our Lord and do what he says and we will win each battle that we are called to fight. In Him we are victorious.
Amen, Mary Ann!
Thank you Wanda for you intercessory prayer and your dedication to the Kingdom of God and all of those who are involved in IFA. We understand that God does nothing without prayer.
Thank you, Jerry! We stand stronger together:-) Blessings!
Oh my! I had a dream right about the time we began being locked down for the virus. In the dream, myself and my husband were driving around a very large city in our state. Everywhere we went there were two kinds of very large crowds. One kind seemed like political rallys for the democratic party. The other, much much larger, was obviously people ON FIRE for Christ!! There was worship going on, preaching going on, healing going on, dancing with children, teaching both children and adults going on, just amplified JOY in OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST!! All of this was outdoors, out in the open. Quite the opposite of the lockdown we were experiencing! It was truly riotous! This post just confirms the dream for me. I didn’t see Wanda’s word back in March, but that was about the time of my dream. PRAISE OUR LORD!! His purposes are being fulfilled!
This a woman I have come to trust. I have read words of warning as our Father has revealed His heart to her. One particular word was a warning to intercessors of where are focus was. Was the cross the focus of intercession or had intercession become a “god” in itself. This revisiting this word with a fuller understanding of what He is after in our lives is so important. Recently I went to Hebrews 12:14-29. He will shake all that needs to be shaken . Last verse…for our God is a consuming fire. Luke 12:1-5 is what we are seeing and vs 5 tells us the only one we are to fear…We are seeing light exposing darkness and thing whispered in secret coming out into the open…How we need to pray faithfully for all in authority ..less criticism and more prayer for them..Ephesians 3:18-21 is something we all need to seek after…
Amen!! Thank you lord!!
This bears witness to all that I am hearing and feeling in this time. It is time for the real church to arise with healing in her wings! We praise you Father, for the answer you have already given. you never leave us helpless. Thank you Lord!
This is confirmation to everything the Lord has been speaking to me and doing in my life through this time. Please pray that I submit to God’s work in my life and discern the enemies lies. Thank you, God’s blessings to all you are doing in these days.
Faith raises the dead, cleanses lepers, heals the sick, and casts out demons. It works on the streets.
Lord, we praise You for using all for our good. For purifying Your bride in these times. I pray every false, seeker friendly, unrepentant pulpit shuts its doors forever by Your hand Lord.
Draw people to You and Your true gospel and whole Word. A life walked by the Word and filled with the devil works destroying power of the Holy Spirit.
You have had me praising like never before too, Lord, for You and to confront, subdue and destroy the works of darkness. 2 Chron 20 is a model for us to follow now.
Praise praise worship like it is life or death for our nation. Your Word shows us that as Your people praised You, with every tap of their tambourines, You struck and destroyed the enemy.
Thank You Lord for equipping us with every spiritual weapon and the finished work of Jesus our Lord to overcome to victory.
Those tambourines, it just struck me that we too should take to the streets with our tambourines and shout a loud “Hallelujah” in the face of the enemy…GLORY
Isaiah 30:32 English Standard Version (ESV)
32 And every stroke of the appointed staff that the Lord lays on them will be to the sound of tambourines and lyres. Battling with brandished arm, he will fight with them. …. I agree with you Lila..it’s the Word of the Lord.
Amen to the comment on 2nd Chronicles 20 A group of us meet on Tuesday to pray for our nation and He has given us this word to be praise warriors . When the praises were lifted up the enemy not only fled but they turned on one another. I believe that praise is the highest form of warfare.
He’s been teaching me the same in this very season. We are one on Spirit. Thank You Lord.
He reminded me of this recently.
32 And every stroke of the appointed staff that the Lord lays on them (their enemy Assyria) will be to the sound of tambourines and lyres. Battling with brandished arm, he will fight with them.
With every tap of the tambourine the Lord struck their enemy. Incredible!
Yes that is what it says in Isaiah 30:32
Every stroke the Lord lays on them with his punishing rod will be to the music of tambourines and harps, as he fights them in battle with the blows of his arm.
What can I say except Wow! Thank you Wanda for this direction. Fabulous! May all the nations take heed to your words to defeat this vilest of enemies and his cohorts.
Blessings to you Wanda and all you wonderful intercessors.
Thank you so much, Donna! Blessings to you!
Again, the Lord has confirmed He is removing everything not of Him. He begins with His people, His church. Then, we will go out equipped with His power and love.
“For it is time for judgment to begin with God’s household; and if it begins with us, what will the outcome be for those who do not obey the gospel of God?”
1 Peter 4:17
AMEN, HALLELUJAH and HOSANNA!
I needed this Word so badly. I have been Praying for a Revival of the Church as a benefit from the Covid and now the riots. I Pray that America as a nation will turn back to the Lord and be Reignited and Rejuvenated by His Glorious Plans.
We are spoiled to the riches of this country, not like the saints in other countries. Easy to become dependent on the cares of this world. The bible says we wrestle not with flesh & blood, but with principalities, against powers. against rulers of the darkness of this world against spiritual wickedness in high places. Satan knows his time is coming soon. If Our time of too easy of life is jeopardizing this Spiritual warfare, & Spiritual dependence on the High God, so be it. Make us the vessels we need to be to be the Church we need to be. As Jesus said the Gates of Hell will not prevail against it. Outside of Jesus, we are nothing (In the flesh). Remain in him & He will remain in us. He will do the battle for us Deut 20:4.