What is Herrnhut?
Why is this name so significant and symbolic for today? The name means watch of the Lord. This prayer movement began in 1727 and helped birth the “Great Awakening” in America.
We are declaring that Michigan will be the next Herrnhut and a model to the nation. Churches, ministries, and individuals will take prayer watches within each of our 83 counties in Michigan. The prayer closet is a key as individuals must take personal time before the Lord. Can you commit to ½ hour a week or more? Why not take a daily watch in prayer at a designated time each day and seek the Lord?
The Day of the Watch Has Come! – James W. Goll
When the people of God dare to surrender to the Holy Spirit of God and then live lives of continuous consecrated prayer, they will display an infectious joy that will draw the lost to them again and again in divine appointments of destiny.
God’s Intention Matthew Henry wrote, “When God intends great mercy for His people, the first thing He does is to set them a praying.” God intends to cover the earth with His glory and with a flood of mercy and grace. But first, God must wake His sleeping giant, the Church. We can no longer afford to hear the urgent word of the Lord and walk away passively. The call is the same regardless of what title or flavor adorns the sign over the door of our place of worship. Jesus warned us eleven times to “be on the watch, be on the alert, wake up, and watch out that no one deceives you.” Too many of us have stopped listening and stopped caring.
God is calling His watchmen – every Blood-washed saint and redeemed king and priest – in groups of twos or threes to come together on the wall. He is calling forth the ancient tools to bring salvation to our generation. Do you believe dead men’s bones can live again? I believe dead men’s bones will live again. Some see dry bones; I see an army! I believe that the same Spirit who kept the promises of God for generations in the past is waiting for us to enter into the Holy of Holies for our time and our generation!
On a Worldwide Scale God fully intends to do on a worldwide scale what He did more than 200 years ago. He is out to raise up a Church, a nation of kings and priests, whose determination is to know nothing among men save Jesus Christ and Him crucified, whose theology has become Christology, and whose creed was, in one word, the “Cross. “The key to fulfillment and fruitfulness in your life is found in one word of eternal significance: “Yes.” Your commission is clear: As a king and priest cleansed by the Blood of Jesus, your lifelong calling is to offer the fire and incense of prayer, praise, worship, and intercession to the Most High God and to intercede on behalf of this lost and dying generation.
Here I am, Lord. Let the fire of Your hot love burn on the altar of my heart. Let there be fire on my altar and may it never go out. Count me in. Sign me up as a watchman on Your wall. Restore the lost art of intercession. Restore the power and the passion of the watch of the Lord. Use me in Your End Time Army and set me as an intercessor for Christ’s namesake. Amen.
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Listen to this short video then click here for some history on Herrnhut.