"ZION IS GIVING BIRTH"
The Treasury Room and the Joseph Company
- Connecting The Puzzle Pieces
By Julie Volby
April 3, 2004
Note from Doug Fortune (www.DougFortune.org):
Here is a word from a lady I know in California. It goes very well with
what Paul Keith Davis was sharing about the Treasure Room and the Joseph
Company. -- Doug
As I write this I am completely in awe of God. He is indeed a faithful
God who declares the end from the beginning. While I do not intend this
to be a comprehensive writing about Zion (spiritual), I would like to
share a bigger picture of what I believe God is doing on the earth from
the eyes of one who sees. I spent last weekend at the "Former and Latter
Rain" Conference with Pastor Vincent Xavier and Doug Fortune here in
San Diego, CA. I then spent the majority of this past week shut in with
the Lord studying and writing. The amount of revelation pouring forth
from Heaven is more than I could ask or think. What I am about to share
is what I believe is a connecting of the puzzle pieces, if you will.
So, I submit this to the Body for your testing and consideration.
Treasury Room and the Currency of Heaven
I recently received a transcription (from the Elijah List) of a prophetic
discussion with Paul Keith Davis on TBN [To read the transcript, go
http://www.elijahlist.com/words/display_word.html?ID=2047] There is one part in particular that blew
me away. He spoke of being taken to a Treasury Room. Upon reading this
I immediately knew this was the Storehouse spoken of in Malachi 3:10.
If you look up the Hebrew word for storehouse, it comes from the words
'osar' and 'bayit.'
Osar - Treasury,
storehouse, storeroom, storage vault
Bayit - House, homes; of royalty palace of deity; temple
I believe the currency
of Heaven is very different than that of the earth. For the currency
of heaven is faith. Remember Hebrews 11:1 defines it as, "the
of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen." While faith may
not be tangible in the natural realm, I believe that it is very tangible
in the spiritual realm. When this faith in the Word of God is brought
into the Storehouse or Treasury Room of God, what you will receive in
return is multiplied in the form of the revelation and manifestation
of Christ, as the dividends and interest of Heaven pours forth into and
through your very being, which is the dwelling place of God. This was
evident in the life of Abraham for, "Abraham believed God and it was
accounted to him for righteousness" (see Galatians 3:6 and Genesis 15:6).
The Hebrew and Greek words for "accounted" are "hasab" and "logizomai"
respectively, meaning to credit, account, impute - which to me sounds
like something that happens at a bank, treasury or storehouse. Hebrews
11:8 tells us, "By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out
to the place which he would receive an inheritance." Faith in God's
Word is the only currency accepted in the Treasury Room of God. Let
us not try to "buy" (through earthly means) the Anointing, who is Christ,
like Simon the Sorcerer in Acts 8.
Blueprint of the Son"
The transcription went
on to say that Paul Keith Davis' prophetic experience also included
a stack of blueprints, which blew me away. For on February 21st, 2004,
the Lord had commissioned me to "Study the BLUEPRINT of His Son"! I
was not totally sure what that meant, but since then have written some
articles pertaining to this.
Paul Keith Davis went on
to explain that he believed there were "Architectural Christians that
will go into that place and come back with designs for buildings that
were energy efficient like we've never known before."
He went on to
say that the special designs for the buildings would be able to withstand
the weather, earthquakes, and things happening around the world. I believe
these "Architectural Christians" are the REPAIRERS OF THE BREACH and
the RESTORERS OF STREETS TO DWELL IN (see Isaiah 58)! I understand this
because I am a civil engineer in the natural realm. Civil engineers
are those that design and build the infrastructure of a city! These
Repairers and Restorers are the Engineers, Architects and Builders of
God's Kingdom. They are the Apostles and Prophets who will lay a completely
solid foundation within the Church as we know it and will also venture
out into the Marketplace. It's time to take to the streets! In addition,
I believe these "Energy Efficient Buildings" that he spoke of, designed
to withstand the elements, are actually built of LIVING STONES.
My friend, Doug Fortune,
has been speaking repeatedly about a "No Sweat Ministry," and that is
what I believe these "Energy Efficient Buildings" represent. While they
may manifest in the natural, I believe the deeper meaning is that they
are buildings or temples not built with human hands. They are designed
and built to withstand the elements of the earthly, flesh, or carnal
nature through which devastation comes.
The Lord had told me last year
that I was to set up houses of refuge. I did not know what He meant
and thought He meant home fellowships or literal places of refuge for
a coming time of famine. Again, it was my natural man's understanding
trying to carry out the spiritual man's destiny, just as the Lord had
revealed to me why I was trained as an engineer in the natural. I am
now believing while, again, establishing these houses may be something
that also takes place in the natural, I believe the deeper meaning is
that these Houses of Refuge are actually God's people or temple. These
are those walking in the Person of Resurrection, who is of course Jesus
Himself, where the lost, weary, and dying can come to and find salvation,
rest, refreshment, healing and new life!
"No Sweat Ministry" of Zion
What about Zion? Again, I do not intend to go deeply into this at this
time, but know this: in the coming days I believe an onslaught of even
deeper revelation and teaching will pour forth from God's Throne Room
concerning Zion. For now, I will use the verses in Isaiah 66:7-8 to
explain what I am seeing.
Isaiah 66:7-8, "Before
she travailed, she brought forth; before her pain came, she delivered
of a man child. Who hath heard such a thing? Who hath seen such things?
Shall the earth be made to bring forth in one day? Or shall a nation
be born at once? For as soon as Zion travailed, she brought forth her
Sounds like a 'no sweat,'
energy-efficient process of birth to me! Now many may say that these
verses are a prophetic picture of Jesus coming forth from Israel over
2000 years ago, and that is true. But I believe there is another layer
of meaning behind this as well. Remember, Jesus was the FIRSTBORN among
MANY brethren (see Romans 8:29). Also notice that in Isaiah 66:8, it
describes this man child as a nation. It also says that Zion brought
forth children (plural). Because I believe we are living in the Third
Day, or the beginnings of the Third Millennium, since Jesus physically
walked the earth, I believe that we, the Church, are that man child,
with Jesus being the preeminent Head, us being the members of His
Recall Peter charged us in 2 Peter 3:8, "But, beloved, do not forget
this one thing, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and
a thousand years as one day." The Third Day is the Day of Resurrection!
I will not go into a study of the Third Day here, but if you are interested
there are many great teachings (such as Doug Fortune) already out there
by some Forerunners of God's Kingdom. I just want you to understand
where I am coming from.
Brought Forth in One Day...The Third Day
Now seeing this man child being birthed in Isaiah 66 in ONE DAY reminded
me of another man child in Revelation 12. But let me backtrack just
a bit. Let's get one thing straight first. I believe the Book of Revelation
is not the revelation of the anti-christ, neither is it some end-times,
science-fiction thriller. It is what is says it is in Revelation 1:1,
"The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show His servants
things which must SHORTLY take place."
In Revelation 11 we find
the Seventh Trumpet has been blowing. I believe this Trumpet or Prophetic
Voice has been 'blowing' the Church into the Third Day or Third Millennium
since Jesus died and was resurrected. Remember there are three sets
of seven in the book of Revelation (Seals, Trumpets, Bowls), which I
believe represent THREE PROPHETIC DAYS. This blowing of the Seventh
Trumpet or Prophetic Voice has been signifying passage into the THIRD
Revelation 11:19 says,
"Then the temple of God was opened in Heaven, and the Ark of His Covenant
was seen in His Temple." I believe this is a prophetic picture of what
happened at the Cross when the veil of the temple was torn from the
top to the bottom once again giving us FULL ACCESS to the Father. This
veil of flesh understanding, in our own temple and within the Body of
Christ corporately, is being torn down even now across the earth. People
are being awakened to who they are in Christ and who HE IS IN THEM,
thus finding true intimacy and oneness with the Father like never before.
Back to the man child...While again I believe Revelation 12 is a prophetic
picture of Jesus coming forth from Israel in the natural, I believe
it also has the same deeper meaning that Isaiah 66 has with Zion giving
birth to children. You see, Christ is a PERSON. Jesus is the Preeminent
Head and the Church is His Body. The woman, or Church, in Revelation 12
is giving birth to a many-membered Christ Child, or Man Child, in ONE
DAY...THE THIRD DAY!
For the past 2000 years
I believe the Church has been maturing and growing in the knowledge
and understanding of Christ. Remember Zion is a city within a city (Jerusalem).
I believe the "baby" being birthed out of Zion, within the Church (Jerusalem),
is not just a regular baby, but is instead a Man Child. This indicates
to me that this is a Body of Believers who have gone through all stages
of formation within the womb and have become mature. I believe this
Man Child, or holy remnant, knows the Father's heart and have come into
oneness with Him through the Son, not by might, nor by power, but BY
THE SPIRIT. They are those who know the Kingdom of God is WITHIN THEM
and have learned to walk in the power and authority of God as they have
learned to rule and reign with Christ, seated with Him in the heavenly
places in Christ Jesus, over their own earthen vessels. We are a Chosen
Generation, a Royal Priesthood, a Holy Nation (see 1 Peter 2:9). We
are that nation that is being birthed out of Zion as Isaiah 66:7 speaks
of. I hope I have not lost you. If I have, there is and will be much
more teaching pouring forth in the days to come regarding this.
Is This Man Child?"
So, who is this Man Child? He is CHRIST IN YOU the HOPE OF GLORY! We
are living epistles! We are the temple of the Holy Spirit! All for God's
Glory! So upon further consideration of the Treasury Room or Storehouse
I did a study of storehouses and found a Scripture in Genesis 41:56
that caught my attention. It says, "The famine was over all the face
of the earth, and Joseph opened all the STOREHOUSES and sold to the
Egyptians. And the famine became very severe in Egypt."
When I read WHO opened
the storehouses my heart took a flying leap! It was JOSEPH! Now many
prophetic words, declarations, articles, etc., have been written about
the "Joseph Company." These are those who have lived out the life of
Joseph, and as of now, many are still wondering what happened? Their gift
seemed to have made room for them, just as Joseph was able to interpret
the dreams of the other two prisoners. But like Joseph, when they thought
they were about to be released, they were "forgotten" and have continued
to sit in the darkness waiting and waiting. But this prison has been
one of maturing, and they have grown more here than perhaps any time
in their lives. They have found the Secret Place of Intimacy with the
Father, while "trapped" by their present environment, yet finding true
rest in this hidden place of obscurity. All that they had hoped for
and dreamed of had died, just as many must have felt when Jesus died
on the Cross. But just when it seemed that all hope was lost, there
was a glimmer of Light. A few trickles at first, then a stream, but
then not just a stream, but a mighty rushing flow of the RIVER OF LIFE.
It is a FOUNTAIN OF GLORY that has no end, a reflective pool of the
Glory of God...on the third day they saw their hope resurrected! The
Lord Jesus Christ has become their all in all!
If this describes you, I believe I have a word from the Lord for you:
"IT IS TIME! Rise up, My Beloved, rise up!"
You see, in our Scripture
in Isaiah 66:7-8 we find Zion giving birth to the man child in ONE DAY.
Who has heard of such a thing? Well, my friend, we are living in the
days of seeing this come to pass. Jesus was the firstborn of MANY SONS.
Has not the whole creation been groaning and laboring with birth pangs
together until now? (see Romans 8:22) Who was launched into their destiny
in one day? It was Joseph! In ONE DAY his gifts had made room for him
and this is what happened, "Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, 'Inasmuch
as God has shown you this, there is no one as discerning and wise
as you. You shall be over my house, and all my people shall be ruled
according to your word; only in regard to the throne will I be greater
than you.' And then Pharaoh said to Joseph, 'See, I have set you over
all the land of Egypt'" (Genesis 41:39-41).
of the Joseph Company
What is the destiny of
this Joseph Company? I believe it is all laid out in the Chapters of
Genesis, the end product being full restoration. I have much to share
about this and am working on a book to share understanding, as will
many others I am sure. But for now the point I am trying to make is
that the TIME OF RELEASE is now! The Kingdom is NOW! Full access was
already given at the Cross over 2000 years ago, but we are just now
coming into the full understanding and manifestation of it as a corporate
What does this Day of Release mean? Well, since the Year 2000 I have
seen various Prophets trumpeting that a 7-year period of plenty or abundance
had begun for the people of God, beginning in the year 2000 or 2001.
Yet, when I have looked all around me I have not seen this, but instead
I have seen those in their last stage of "death" - suffering, being persecuted,
never having enough, and always in want. However, I do believe
these prophetic voices have been acting in faith, for as was stated
previously, "FAITH is the SUBSTANCE of things HOPED for the EVIDENCE
of things NOT SEEN."
I will not pretend to understand
fully the Hebrew calendar (but I do know enough to know that it does
not line up directly with the calendar used in the United States) so,
I do not know exactly when the new Millennium began. Sticking to what
I do know, in Genesis 41:1 it states that it was at the END of TWO full
years that Pharaoh had his TWO dreams (two being the number of witness).
It was then that Joseph was remembered and his gifts made room for him
and he was released from the prison, now no longer an immature adolescent,
but a mature man. It was only AFTER Joseph was released that the seven
years of plenty began. Upon realizing this I was completely blown away.
For my friend, Pastor Vincent Xavier, has been prophesying that 2004
is "The Year of Release" and the time when "we shall eat in plenty and
be satisfied." (Joel 2:26) Many have been trumpeting the "suddenlies,"
and I believe those words are indeed for such a time as this. We have
indeed entered the time when the years the locusts have eaten are being
restored. It already happened in Jesus' finished work on the Cross,
but we still must bring our faith in that finished work into the STOREHOUSE
to see its FULL MANIFESTATION ON THE EARTH.
Genesis 41:46 tells us that Joseph was thirty years old when he
stood before Pharaoh or the "inhabitant of the palace." Just as the Word tells
us that Joseph WENT THROUGHOUT ALL THE LAND OF EGYPT, so too shall we
see these precious jewels, that have been hidden or buried deep in the
earth, emerge and go forth shining into the highways and byways.
also know who else was about thirty years old when He began His ministry
(see Luke 3:23)...JESUS! It is time for those who have been dwelling
in caves and prisons to come forth into the light of a new day! This
is just the beginning of the Third Day or the Millennial Reign of Christ
through His many-membered Son. Therefore...
This is a day of rejoicing and a great joy! Come out of her, My people,
come out! Rise up unto this new day! Be filled with My Glory for the
Day Star has arisen in your hearts! Yes, My people, rise up! Be awakened
to the everlasting presence of My Glory and splendor. My Love consumes
you. Be not afraid!
the Revelatory Realm of Heaven"
by Paul Keith Davis
"I do not know what I may appear to the world,
but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the
seashore and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother pebble
or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the Great Ocean of Truth
lay all undiscovered before me."
- Sir Isaac Newton
An ocean of divine truth is waiting to be discovered. An unprecedented
display of God's power and authority are about to take place in
the church. In this fascinating book, Paul Keith Davis reveals how
those anointed with the Spirit of Wisdom and Revelation will see
an awesome demonstration of God's glory in the coming days.
"God is about to raise the bar on revelatory
ministry. Just as He did by making sure that none of Samuel's words
went unfulfilled, an acceleration in the prophetic community is
about to occur.
"Over the next several years, we will see a generation of "throne
room" prophets emerge. Their words will be more powerful than any
that have been spoken in recent years. Their accuracy will be deadly.
Today's prophetic community will be as small children who are like
kindergarteners compared to the college-level expressions that will
come. Their prophetic utterances will make the ears of the world
tingle, just as Samuel's did. These throne-room prophets will receive
their power through their intimacy with the majesty of God.
"In Engaging the Revelatory Realm of Heaven, Paul Keith Davis
sheds light about this new level of revelatory ministry that will
be built on intimacy with a majestic picture of God's throne. His
book describes the great call on those who long to engage with the
revelatory realm of Heaven. Their words, forged in the throne room
of God, will cause the ears of many to tingle. Tingling ears will
lead to pricked consciences, which will lead to penitent hearts.
And penitent hearts will lead to a renewed world.
"May God's face shine on you as you read Engaging the Revelatory
Realm of Heaven by my friend, Paul Keith Davis. I pray that
it will call you into a great life of intimacy, service, kindness,
and friendship with God." - John Paul Jackson, Streams
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"The Joseph Anointing"
by Matt Sorger
This message was
recorded at a Signs and Wonders Conference in New Mexico in
January of 2004 with Todd Bentley, Keith Miller and Matt Sorger.
On this tape Matt delivers a powerful prophetic teaching on
the release of the Joseph anointing. He expounds on the life
of Joseph, including his seasons of testing and trial and how
the Lord supernaturally positioned Joseph for divine promotion.
Matt shares on how this is a year of great increase, release,
and divine favor. He shares on the heart of a forerunner and
what the purpose is for spiritual promotion. He expounds on
how God's plan for your life overrules the actions of man and
brings fulfillment to every dream and vision. As you listen
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blessing and anointing of Joseph to be released!
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Joseph was so
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him apart from his brothers. In the same way, the church is so
favored by God that we have each been given a coat of many
colors, which is a symbol of our unique personalities and
individual destinies to fulfill. Before Joseph fulfilled his
ultimate destiny, he experienced times of feeling abandoned and
was even unjustly accused, but it was his faithfulness to serve
in the trial that propelled him into a leadership position.
Along with the analogy between Joseph and the church, Larry
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world, like Pharaoh, has also had a dream that troubles them. As
a result, we will find the Joseph's being led out of their
prison, and saving nations.
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