September 15, 2020 | Michael Guidera, IFA Contributing Writer
I live in Northern California. The last few days have been difficult here. It seems the entire state is on fire, as is Oregon and Washington. Two days ago, I was indoors working on a project. The air outside was horrible–so bad you would not want to be outdoors. During the afternoon, it got darker and darker. By 4 pm, it was so dark, I had to turn on the lights in the room I was working even though I have a large window facing west in front of me. Some days the sun is just a red dot in the sky, if you can see it all.
Not quite a week ago, it was announced that dry north east winds would be kicking up all along the West, from Washington, through Oregon, into California, and that the fire danger would be very high. Then, about five days ago, hundreds of separate fires started in all three states. These individual fires spread fast due to the wind. At the time it seemed odd to me to have so many fires beginning at once, because there was no mention of lightning strikes. I thought to myself, how did these fires start?
Yesterday, I spent the day researching the cause of the fires. I came across video after video of people that had seen arsonists lighting fires. One video described a homeowner watching two arsonists in the act of lighting a hayfield on fire.
Here you can watch two police officers in Oregon describing what they have heard concerning arson. And this article documents arrests and arson as well. An Oregon county board of county commissioners’ meeting discussed the fires and possible connection to Antifa.
Another report documented the arrest of an arsonist in Portland, Oregon. There are also reports of arrests in Washington and Oregon. Although the FBI said there was no evidence that Antifa was involved with the fires, evidence I saw proved otherwise.
I went to bed last night and slept for a couple of hours, then woke up restless. I got up and shared on Facebook my findings concerning the fires. I also saw this map someone had posted that showed all the fires in the U.S. and Canada that are currently raging. The strange thing about the map is that there is this large concentration of fires in the U.S., including Washington, but right over the border there are no fires. Canada is experiencing fewer fires than usual but in California there is a 2000% increase in acres burned from last year.
I began praying. I asked God, “Show me the source of all this evil that is being demonstrated in our country.” I wanted to understand the connection between all the terrible events that have happened over this past year. As I was praying, I had a visitation. It started with the hairs on my neck and arms rising. I knew something spiritual was about to happen. As the vision unfolded, I began to see a figure in my mind. It was the head of a being. It looked almost human, but had very dark, black eyes and its teeth were a bit on the large side, making it look demonic. It also had a beard. My first reaction was dread when I saw it, but I was determined to find out the identity of this demonic being.
I asked, “Who are you?” No answer. I asked again, “In Jesus’ name, who are you?” No answer. A third time, “I command you by the blood of Jesus Christ, who was sacrificed for my sins, who lives at the right hand of our Father in Heaven and who has given me the power of the Holy Spirit, identify yourself.” Then, no words were spoken, but a name dropped into my head as clear as day. It was “Tyranny.”
Over the next hour, I began to connect the dots and understand how this enemy was significant. I began to see how he has been able to cause so much havoc to our country.
This being is a demon of high ranking, a godfather of sorts over our country. He is in charge of this principality whose purpose is to bring tyranny to the United States. Tyranny is defined as “arbitrary or unrestrained exercise of power.”
The people involved in setting the fires are empowered by demonic forces. Over the last six months, the leadership in cities like Portland, Oregon have pandered to these anarchists, which has emboldened them. If they can get away with burning a few buildings in cities, why not burn the entire state down? The lack of restraint has given power to this demonic entity, which in turn influenced these people to do these horrific acts. The leadership refuses to stop them and bring justice. The fires will induce fear and chaos, which will be used to blame the innocent, hoping to give more power to the inept leaders that allowed this nonsense in the first place. Their control will be used as tyranny to those that oppose them.
The response to the Covid-19 virus also was influenced by this principality. People were locked down, churches closed, undue restrictions put on the citizens of this country–this is tyranny.
The media operates, using deception. It uses a narrative to tear down one group and build up another—this is tyranny.
The Deep State is influenced by this demonic presence. The DOJ, FBI, CIA, and other agencies were weaponized to go after citizens of the United States, which is illegal. But due to the influence of this spirit, the rights of these citizens were trampled, which cost them dearly to defend themselves–this is tyranny.
A President was elected and even before he took office, the government spied on him, and set him up to appear he was colluding with Russia—this is tyranny.
BLM and Antifa are formed to supposedly stand up for the rights of people. But these organizations do not simply put forth their beliefs. They riot and demand agreement to their views. They use violence and intimidation—this is tyranny.
Social media censors views they disagree with, calling it hate speech or saying it does not agree with their guidelines. How convenient. Free speech, a right ensured by the Constitution, is eroded—this is tyranny.
I could go on and on, but I think you get the picture. This network of demonic forces has taken decades to form and operate. It is a well-organized machine that has influence over most of our society. I assume there are many levels to this demonic organization, but I believe this tyrannical spirit is the kingpin. The natural follows the spiritual. I believe we must defeat the spiritual forces of darkness first. We cannot defeat the enemy unless we know who he is. Ephesians 6:12 says, For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.
I have come to believe that to change any organization, changes must be made at the very top. I am sure there are other principalities at work in our country at this very moment, but I believe this spirit of tyranny is central to the political and social upheaval we are seeing today in our country. I believe with this discernment we can pray effectively to neutralize the power of this evil principality.
Our Father, I bind this spirit of tyranny over our nation. I break the bonds this spirit has over the media, over our political system in Washington, over the leadership in our state governments, and over our court systems. Lord, I break the bonds this spirit has with the BLM movement and Antifa. I pray You send legions of angels to neutralize this demonic force and remove its influence over our nation. Without the head, may we see this entire network collapse to free us from its grip.
I loose freedom, law and order, righteousness, fairness, justice, respect, kindness, joy, peace, decency, understanding, wisdom, longsuffering, and love over our nation. I pray as this force of darkness diminishes that you will fill the void with all these things above.
Intercessors, if you are impressed with additional insight in this area, please share what the Lord is showing you. Let’s all share our prayers with one another and agree together. I believe we will see this enemy defeated and our country allowed to thrive and prosper as the body comes together in unified prayer.
(Michael Guidera is an IFA intercessor, retired from a 35 year career developing implantable medical devices that have brought help and relief to thousands of people. )