The 7th and last period of signs and wonders is yet future. It will occur during the millennial Kingdom when Jesus sets up his throne on Earth. Not only will signs and wonders appear but for a Time sacrifices will also be given until Israel an unsaved Gentiles that have made it through the Great Tribulation except their Messiah. All the Fantastic signs and wonders the Jesus did during his Earthly lifetime will be found in the millennial Kingdom. This will be the Earthly Kingdom for the Jews. Where is the body of Christ? In the Heavenly Kingdom since the rapture. If you remember in Revelation 22, there will be a new Heaven and Earth. Can’t you just wait?!
You might find this an unusual study for when would God tell us not to pray? For starters how about Jeremiah 7:16? Do not pray for this people nor lift up a cry or prayer for them, nor make intercession to me for I will not hear you. God said this because his people would not hear him. Again in Jeremiah 11:14 God admonishes us not to pray for this people because they would not obey him. Instead they were giving allegiance to false gods and where have we heard that before? Lastly in Jeremiah 14:11 God again says do not pray for those people. This time he stated that they liked to wander away from him. So when they fasted or sacrificed to him God would not accept their offering. God wanted them to rely on him and not themselves or false gods. Isaiah then had some things to say about this topic. In Isaiah 1:15 God says he will not hear them in prayer because their hands are full of blood. His people were doing evil before him and he told them to wash themselves and make themselves clean. Often times in Scripture we hear that God is a jealous God and he wants worship only to him. Like today, his people are lost sheep always going their own way instead of his way.. Over the centuries that seems to have not changed much. The last instance in the Bible When God says not to pray for the people is in Isaiah 59:1. God told his people that their iniquities have separated themselves from him. They had trusted in empty words and lies. He looked for the light but found only Darkness. And he looked for justice and found none. This chapter of Isaiah ends with his Covenant with his people which is an Everlasting Covenant. People that believe themselves to be spiritual Israel should remember the last verse of Isaiah 59. He said the spirit that he had put upon them and The Words which he had put in their mouth would not depart from them. God has an Everlasting Covenant with Israel and presently they are in his woodshed. It is now time for the Gentiles to hear him. Romans 11:26 says that hardening IN PART has happened to Israel until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in and then all Israel will be saved. Unfortunately to know God they will have to go through the Great Tribulation along with unsaved gentiles. Only one third of Israel will come through that fire according to Zachariah the prophet. But is that so strange? God always has a Remnant people. Remember his words in Matthew 7,:13-14. God says that many go in the pathway of Destruction but the narrow gate which is difficult only a few find that. Again we find the remnant people. Let’s hope that we will never hear from God when he tells us that he will no longer hear our prayers. We have Israel for our example so let us learn from that example. Praise the Lord!
Before we get to the blood moon I would like to talk about the apathy of Joel’s time. They cast lots for people. Those that purchased a boy could trade him for a harlot and a girl for wine. It was a degrading time. Joel speaks a lot about the time leading up to the Great Tribulation. Which brings us to the blood moon. Joel 2:31 says, I will turn the sun into blackness and the moon into blood BEFORE the great and Dreadful day of the Lord. Think about that. Before the tribulation hour and it just so happens that on July 27th a large blood moon will be out. Now I can just see Rabbi Jonathan Cahn, John Hagee, and Jim Bakker with his wild assortment of prophets begin chatting about this event. The last blood moon last October was also announced by them but nothing happened. I don’t think these guys know anything as it is all in the Lord’s timing which no one knows but God. Still July 27th is just a few weeks away?