I saw myself as though I were walking toward a wall. I looked back and I saw where I was coming from. I was coming from the Father, where I was at His side when He began to show me evil. I saw as He showed why He put a guardian at the tree of the knowledge of evil (and good) so that we would not be destroyed by it. The Father wanted to show us evil Himself from the safety of His side. The guardian of the tree was named Lucifer. Then I came a farther distance, and He showed me a river flowing outside the gates of Heaven. The river was dark and powerful and deep. I looked at the river and I saw that it existed as a shadow exists. The tree is there made by God. The shadow is there, because the tree is there. God made the tree and the sun, but the shadow exists without being made. The river is made of shadows. It is powerful, and it calls from the opposite of the Father. The river is evil itself.
Then I saw Satan, clothed in white, walking the pathways of Heaven. He is a spiritual being, with great power, who was created to help the Father by being a coordinator over the earth, just as the angels were created to help the Father with mankind. I saw his head bowed, his brow furrowed, thinking and thinking. I saw that he was dissatisfied with the Father. I saw that he was thinking thoughts that were coming from self. Heaven is pure. His thoughts were not pure but he was free to think whatever he would think, he had not done anything wrong. I saw Satan quicken his steps and walk toward the edges of Heaven. He was listening to a call he heard from the distance; the sound of a river flowing. The sound of a power he had never heard before, power outside the presence of the Father.
Then I was taken back to the shore of the river. I saw Satan coming over the bank. He came to the shore and he stood looking at the dark waters flowing. What was in his heart was in the river before him, but was unformed in his mind. I couldn't tell in time reference how long he stayed there, staring into the river, but I know that he returned to the river many times. He who is a free being, made by God, able to leave Heaven to see beyond, came and sat by the water, very still, staring into it.
The more he went there, the harder he became, for the presence of evil leaves a mark, and the angrier he became at supposed wrongs done to him. Self rose like a mountain out of the river. Many times Satan came and contemplated there, and never did he leave that shore unchanged. And then he drank from the river. His journeys to the river were complete.
Evil is what the Father is showing. Evil transforms; it is the polar opposite of good. There is nothing to stand in the way of evil, but good. Once a choice is made for evil, damage is done, great damage is done. So Satan left the river to go to the tree where he knew great secrets resided. The tree guarded by Lucifer, set by the Father to help mankind understand that evil exists, and that good exists, and to teach us that we have the freedom to make the choice between the two. Evil is too powerful for man to battle alone. Satan walked paths of light and beauty, he looked in the eyes of the One who made him, and then his thoughts led him away from the light, and evil helped him hate the light. So then he was transformed from what he once was, what he was created to be. So, he went to the tree to talk with the one who was there to obey God and guard the tree.
What was specifically said between the two was not shown to me, but as the Father reveals, Lucifer was persuaded that evil was good, and that power is the most important thing. Satan reasoned with Lucifer: "God is powerful, we are powerful, and evil is powerful. There is another power equal to God".
The aftermath we know. Lucifer was full of high opinions of himself because he was beautiful and shining like the morning light. Lucifer was one of a brotherhood of three: Gabriel, Michael, and himself. He listened to Satan, who had drunk from the river, and Satan spoke against the Father. Satan persuaded Lucifer to resent being a servant to man, and then to resent the Father for placing him in such a "lowly" (repugnant) position.The Father, who created them and loved them, was grieved that their freedom had led them away from the light and away from His heart. All who were with Lucifer were persuaded by him that Satan was right and they themselves were not appreciated, and so a third of the angels fell. Angels were created and divided into thirds: a third with Gabriel, a third with Michael, and a third with Lucifer. Thus happened the first and last war in Heaven, and the light prevailed. Heaven is without darkness and without evil and will always be so.
So I came away from the tree, along the road the Father was taking me, and I came away from the falling away in Heaven. What is evil? What happens to man in the grip of it? With evil, self and sin combine, such as happened with Lucifer, and then evil flows towards the darkness in man where he is, away from the Father. Satan and Lucifer, thrown down on the earth, are still warring with the Father. Along the road of time, I saw acts from Lucifer and Satan, acts of evil, acts from man, all horrifying. The Father showed me evil, death, murder, suicide, and there are not enough tears to match the grief they cause in the earth.
The Father and I continued to move along time, watching the river flow, until the Father brought me to another river that was flowing from Heaven to earth; a river to stand against evil. The river was blood and the blood was from Jesus, who is the highest good of all. There is a powerful, unstoppable river of blood which will defeat evil. And now the whole earth is gripped in a war against evil itself, as we see evil rage across the world, intent on the bloodshed of the innocent.
So I saw myself come up to the wall, with my nose pressed against it. And then I felt myself stepping sideways to the right until I was seeing a path in front of me. It seems that the path is foggy, I can't see ahead yet. But the Father spoke to me then, and He said that it was time to look the enemy in the face, time to see what is there. Time to face the fear he inspires, which he loves to inflict on mankind. Time to see what his power is, this enemy of the Father. Time to look into the eyes of Satan, the one who was not himself deceived into falling, but who made his choice for evil freely. Fallen man chooses self over everything, as Satan and Lucifer and all who are with them did. Man is the reason a river of blood flowed from the heart of the Father. And now it is mankind who must face evil, with blood covering them, and make the choice between good and evil, and take a stand against evil forever.
At the end of this journey that I am on with the Father, I know that there is a destination, which is the shores of the lake of fire. I know that the evil river will flow there, and I know there is an altar on that shore, made by God. The Father Himself will take His place there, when all the choices have been made, and He will allow the river to flow over Him. And He, our God, will consume the river entire.
Thank You, Father. All our love is for You.
Prophet of the Father in the United States
OPERATION: JESUS PICTURES
August 20th, 2005