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  • Let the Lion Roar

Let the Lion Roar! A Prophetic Intercessory Encounter

July 20th, 2017|1 Comment

In a prophetic intercessory time with my God Encounters Ministries staff, I found myself declaring by the Holy Spirit, “It is time for the [...]

  • father's love

Have You Encountered a Father’s Love?

July 13th, 2017|0 Comments

For many people today, the word father does not stir up happy thoughts of love and security, but painful memories of rejection, abuse, anger, [...]

  • One God Encounter Changes Everything

One God Encounter Changes Everything!

July 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Does God still supernaturally invade people's lives today? Those in modern church history would echo a resounding—YES! What would change in your life if [...]

  • watchman for Israel

Why Should I Be a Watchman for Israel?

June 30th, 2017|0 Comments

As followers of Jesus Christ, we serve as watchmen for the people of God, whoever they may be—even the ones who do not yet [...]

  • Will You Be a Modern-Day Daniel?

Will You Be a Modern-Day Daniel?

June 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

In these days of division and tension, Daniel is a perfect role model of leadership and excellence as a watchman. When Daniel was exiled [...]

  • simple prayers get big results

Simple Prayers Get Big Results

June 8th, 2017|1 Comment

A question I am often asked goes something like this, “Why does God need our prayers anyway?” Have you ever wondered why God seems so intent on [...]

  • taking a firm stand in prayer

Taking a Firm Stand in Prayer

June 1st, 2017|0 Comments

To be effective in praying for the complex situations in the world today—particularly in places like, say, the Middle East or in the volatile [...]

  • dreaming with God

Dreaming with God

May 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Did You Know That the Stars Speak? They did in Abraham’s day! The creator of the universe gave a direct and amazing word to [...]

  • praying with watchman's eyes

Praying with Watchman’s Eyes: The Power of Prophetic Intercession

May 10th, 2017|2 Comments

Prophetic intercession is near and dear to my heart. I love the way God nudges me to pray about something so that He can [...]

  • What Moves the Hand of God

What Moves the Hand of God? The Power of Compassionate Weeping

April 27th, 2017|0 Comments

What Really Moves the Hand of God? This important question has been asked throughout the ages, with a great variety of responses. Ponder it [...]

  • Personal Update Spring 2017

A Personal Health and Ministry Update

April 20th, 2017|0 Comments

"He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted." Job 5:7 NIV "'But I will restore you to health and heal [...]

  • Watch and Pray

Watch and Pray

April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

God's Calendar Contains Divine Appointments I have a calendar on which I write down my many diverse appointments. Because I am a widower, at [...]

  • Hearing God's Voice through Journaling

Hearing God’s Voice through Journaling

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Have you ever gotten amazing revelation from the Lord, but over time you forgot what He said? There are three very important steps in [...]

Values Anchored Believers

March 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Recently I had a dream in which I heard the following, “We have had Purpose Driven Lives and now we have Presence Motivated People. But [...]

  • Properly Discerning the Times

Properly Discerning the Times

February 17th, 2017|0 Comments

“Of the sons of Issachar, men who understood the times, with knowledge of what Israel should do.” 1 Chronicles 12:32 Things are currently moving [...]

  • Prayer Changes Things

Prayer Changes Things!

January 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Are you ready to make a difference? The recipe for enduring change is simple. It is spelled P-R-A-Y! Yes, prayer changes things and history belongs to [...]

Word of the Lord for 2017 and Beyond – Apostolic Council of Prophetic Elders

January 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Recently I participated in the 18th annual gathering of the Apostolic Council of Prophetic Elders (ACPE) in Dallas, TX. This group includes established international and national [...]

  • the majestic voice of God

The Majestic Voice of God

December 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Then I turned to see the voice that was speaking with me. And having turned I saw seven golden lampstands; and in the middle [...]

  • When you are up against a wall

When You Are Up Against a Wall

November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Have you ever “hit the wall” with no seeming way forward? How do you keep getting back up again when it appears to be set [...]

  • waiting or warring: contending for prophetic promises

Waiting or Warring: Contending for Prophetic Promises

November 10th, 2016|0 Comments

When God has given a prophetic promise, how are we to respond? Are we to wait for Him to bring it about in His [...]

  • Coming into the Light

Coming into the Light!

November 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Can you imagine, after Adam and Eve had known God, and He knew them, how quickly the spiritual climate changed? As a result of [...]

  • the best position in prayer: seated with Christ

The Best Position in Prayer: Seated with Christ

October 27th, 2016|0 Comments

In recent months a revelatory perspective concerning prayer and intercession has deeply penetrated me. The principle of Praying from Victory and Not Towards It rests upon [...]

  • why is the gift of prophecy so important

Why Is the Gift of Prophecy So Important?

October 13th, 2016|0 Comments

It may surprise you to know that people who have been given the gift of prophecy do not necessarily predict future events. In fact, most [...]

We Need to Grow in Discerning of Spirits

September 29th, 2016|0 Comments

The gift of discerning of spirits is greatly needed for the times in which we live. Since not all supernatural activity comes from the Holy [...]

10 Essential Principles of Divine Guidance

September 8th, 2016|0 Comments

“But when He, the Spirit of truth, comes, He will guide you into all the truth; for He will not speak on His own initiative, [...]

  • how overcome satan's 4 favorite tactics

How to Overcome Satan’s 4 Favorite Tactics

August 26th, 2016|0 Comments

You have to run over the devil before he runs over you. You are standing on a battlefield (a different one from the one you were [...]

  • Prayer for Egypt

Prayer for Egypt

August 15th, 2016|0 Comments

The situation is critical – we saw similar situation to this change in Brazil as we called the nation to pray. 2 Chronicles 7:14 [...]

  • whole women lead well

Whole Women Lead Well

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Years ago by the providence of God I found myself facing circumstances that confronted my ultra-conservative belief systems - including the mindset that “Women Belong in [...]

  • culture of fear or faith

Which Will It Be: A Culture of Fear or Faith?

July 20th, 2016|0 Comments

In today’s global society with violence escalating, rampant shootings, riots, tumultuous economic times, wars and rumors of wars happening on an almost daily basis, we [...]

Beautiful Dreamers – Compassion Acts Transitions Forward

July 8th, 2016|0 Comments

From the Desk of James W. Goll Greetings to You in Jesus' Great Name! It’s a time of strategic transition at EN as we follow [...]

I Urge You to Pray!

June 30th, 2016|0 Comments

I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men, for kings and all who are in authority, so [...]

It’s Time to Ask for Revival Rain!

June 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Ask rain from the LORD at the time of the spring rain – The LORD who makes the storm clouds; And He will give them [...]

“I Will Restore Pentecost!”

June 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

This past April 9, 2016, Lou Engle and scores of other leaders merged together in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for The Call Azusa Now [...]

The Coming Worldwide Youth Awakening

May 19th, 2016|0 Comments

And it shall come to pass afterward that I will pour out My Spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall [...]

3 Trends of the Holy Spirit

May 6th, 2016|0 Comments

"The wind blows where it wishes and you hear the sound of it, but do not know where it comes from and where it is [...]

Prayer Storming Heaven into Earth

April 29th, 2016|0 Comments

The global prayer movement is experiencing a transitional time in history. We are shifting from a petitioning approach to decreeing by faith that a true [...]

The World Is at a Tipping Point

April 8th, 2016|0 Comments

The body of Christ, the nations of the earth, and the United States of America are currently at a tipping point. This is a strategic [...]

James Goll Health Update

March 31st, 2016|0 Comments

Home E-Blast Archive Store Donate James Goll Health Update March 31st, 2016 www.encountersnetwork.com | 1-877-200-1604 Share Tweet Forward Personal Update from James W. Goll Greetings to [...]

Haman Is on the Loose Again

March 25th, 2016|0 Comments

It's Time to Lock Our Shields in Prayer "For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from [...]

It’s Time for the Convergence of the Ages

March 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Jesus did His first public miracle at the wedding of Canna of Galilee (see John 2:1-11). He took the ordinary and made it extraordinary. He [...]

  • God's Original W.W.W. - The Pathway to His Glory

God’s Original W.W.W. – The Pathway to His Glory

February 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Do you remember the time before we had a plethora of digital devices instantly giving us the world’s knowledge right at our fingertips? We [...]

5 Prophetic Insights for 2016

February 15th, 2016|0 Comments

As believers in Jesus Christ, you and I can walk in and release a supernatural, prophetic river of life (see John 7:38). It is already [...]

Let God Put a Dream in Your Heart

January 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Do you have a dream you believe is from the Lord that has yet to come to pass? Perhaps you have even lost hope that [...]

No Matter What Comes, God Is Good

December 11th, 2015|0 Comments

When the storms of life come, there is nothing more important than what we truly believe. It is one thing to accept a propositional truth [...]

Effective Prayers of 7 Modern-Day Prophets

December 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Do you want to pray a perfect prayer that the Father cannot refuse? Pray the Word of God. I asked Cindy Jacobs, Patricia King, Stacey [...]

Invoking the Power of the Blessing

November 9th, 2015|0 Comments

We are blessed to be a blessing! We are to proclaim blessings over our families, churches, cities and nations. Some of you may say, "My parents never [...]

Surrendering Your Senses to the Holy Spirit

October 15th, 2015|0 Comments

As light and darkness continue to polarize and grow into maturity in the world around us, it is imperative that we learn to discern the [...]

Bringing Heaven to Earth Through Agreement

October 9th, 2015|0 Comments

What is the prayer of agreement? It is more than simply clasping hands and saying, “Brother, let’s agree on this together.” The prayer of agreement [...]

Scriptural Declarations: Israel & the Middle East

October 1st, 2015|0 Comments

It is imperative that we stand with God, and stand with the Jewish people in this hour. Not only does scripture provide 7 Clear Demarcations and Declarations regarding [...]

7 Declarations for 5776 & Beyond

September 24th, 2015|0 Comments

Biblical Basis for the Voice of the Lord: God still speaks today! Are you listening? What are you hearing? While we agree that the canon [...]

Celebrating the Hebrew New Year 5776

September 16th, 2015|0 Comments

We have now entered into the Hebrew New Year of 5776! The Ten Days of Awe is a time when many prophetic believers receive revelation for [...]

Compassion Compels Us to Action

August 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Thus has the Lord of hosts spoken: Execute true judgement and show mercy and kindness and tender compassion, every man to his brother. And oppress [...]

The Role of Dreams in Christian History

August 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Dreams have had a profound role in the Christian church since it's beginning. Last month I explained how understanding dreams is rooted in Hebraic history, and [...]

Praying from Victory Not Towards It!

July 31st, 2015|0 Comments

If you missed Part 1 of the teaching on Praying from a Victorious Perspective, click here to read the article. This topic continues to rest upon my heart and [...]

Understanding Your Dreams Is Rooted in Hebraic History

July 16th, 2015|0 Comments

Most Christians today are virtually ignorant of the rich heritage of dream language and revelation bequeathed to them by the church throughout its history. Actually, [...]

Angelic Intervention Through Intercession

June 18th, 2015|0 Comments

While there is great diversity among the angelic host, each category of angels has a specific assignment and distinct attributes. But there are three primary functions listed [...]

How to Grow in Divine Revelation

June 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

God desires that everyone comes to the knowledge of the truth (1 Timothy 2:4). So let’s look at 12 powerful principles that will help you continue [...]

Praying from a Victorious Perspective

May 21st, 2015|0 Comments

It Is Finished! There are seven statements of Jesus on the cross. Perhaps the most important one of all is when He declared, “It is [...]

Lessons from My Spiritual Fathers

May 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Fatherhood determines identity and identity and releases security. Security produces a culture where it is safe to be unique, an environment where dreaming is the [...]

God Quits When Man Quits

April 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

One of the first great intercessors in the Bible was Abraham, and his most famous intercessory prayer was for one of the most sinful places [...]

The Jesus People DNA

April 8th, 2015|0 Comments

The Jesus People Movement was a wave of Christianity that began on the West Coast of the United States in the late 1960s and early 1970s and [...]

The Synergy of the Generations

March 18th, 2015|0 Comments

If the Church hopes to be relevant and meet the needs of the twenty-first century and beyond, it must be willing to undergo a paradigm [...]

Purim – When the Enemy Overplays His Hand

March 5th, 2015|0 Comments

This article was composed by Jon Hamill from a recorded teleconference call on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 between he and James Goll. In this call, James [...]

ACPE Word of the Lord for 2015

February 11th, 2015|0 Comments

Each year, as we have since 1999, the Apostolic Council of Prophetic Elders met before the New Year to pray and seek the Lord for [...]

Inspirationally Praying the Word

January 29th, 2015|0 Comments

The Beauty of the Lord! I sense the intense desire of the Holy Spirit to take a whiskbroom and dust off some of The Lost [...]

God’s Trustworthy Word

January 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Are there any absolutes? Any standards or parts of the moral code that do not change? Most of the world seems to think that we [...]

  • 10 Distinct Pictures of Christian Reflective Prayer

10 Distinct Pictures of Christian Reflective Prayer

December 29th, 2014|0 Comments

The Lord is truly revealing fresh insights into these ancient truths. As you know, books have often been my mentors in my journey in [...]

  • Releasing Holy Spirit Empowered Prayer

Releasing Holy Spirit Empowered Prayer

November 20th, 2014|0 Comments

"I have heard you," replied Jeremiah the prophet. "I will certainly pray to the Lord your God as you have requested; I will tell [...]

  • A Vision of The Temple Mount

A Vision of The Temple Mount, A Menacing Dragon, And A Season of Increasing Shakings

November 19th, 2014|0 Comments

On 21 October, 2014, during our worship in Succat Hallel, I saw a vision of a huge black dragon that was circling in a [...]

  • Returning to the Stronghold of Hope

Returning to the Stronghold of Hope

November 13th, 2014|0 Comments

Over the years you will find that the Holy Spirit emphasizes different themes of God’s Word to us. Over the past few decades one [...]

  • Evil in the Middle East

Praying Through the Rise of Evil in the Middle East

October 24th, 2014|0 Comments

The following are excerpts taken from posts composed by Jon Hamil of Lamplighter Ministries located in the Washington D. C. area. Jon has hosted [...]

Israel: God’s Prophetic Calendar

October 8th, 2014|0 Comments

This article is an updated excerpt of "Chapter 8 - Israel God's Prophetic Calendar", from the book The Prophetic Intercessor. If you wish to know [...]

What Does Justice Look Like?

September 25th, 2014|0 Comments

Over the past 2½ years God has had me on a journey of learning “What Justice Looks Like.” For 14 years I have learned [...]

Crisis in the Middle East

September 18th, 2014|0 Comments

For more than a decade I have been declaring in many gatherings in many cities of the earth: "While all eyes would be on [...]

Eight Strategic Turning Points – Part 2

September 10th, 2014|0 Comments

Recently, I released Four Strategic Turning Points I have perceived. This is now Part Two bringing you an additional "Four More" Strategic Turning Points. [...]

The Collision of the Shaking and the Glory

August 29th, 2014|0 Comments

There are diverse views on the End Times, including at least 3 different historical theological views concerning eschatology. Major different voices contend for our attention [...]

Strategic Turning Points

August 23rd, 2014|0 Comments

THESE ARE THE BEGINNING OF THOSE DAYS! Acts 4: 29 - 31 - "And now, Lord, take note of their threats, and grant that [...]

Angelic Intervention through Intercession

July 10th, 2014|0 Comments

When God hears prayers from His people, He responds. What happens is that He dispatches His angels before, during, and after our prayers. It’s [...]

Rumble in Nineveh

June 18th, 2014|0 Comments

This past week has seen the collapse of central U.S. strategies in the Middle East. Ayatollah Khomeini's fateful plane ride from Paris to Tehran [...]

Properly Interpreting Dreams

June 4th, 2014|0 Comments

Where are the Josephs and Daniels for our Day? An Experience in Germany When traveling by train from the Frankfurt, Germany region to Rossenheim [...]

Soaking in His Presence

May 21st, 2014|0 Comments

The following article is an excerpt from chapter six of Prayer Storm. Other materials to build on your understanding come from The Lost Art [...]

Adventures in Prophetic Diversity

May 6th, 2014|0 Comments

I would love for it to be said of me that I was "like Anna," (Luke 2:36-38) someone who focused on nothing and nobody [...]

The Art of Prophetic Intercession

April 16th, 2014|0 Comments

“The great serpent has coiled himself around the globe, and who shall set the world free from him?” This was the message from the “prince [...]

Nine Scriptural Tests for Spiritual Experiences

April 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

We need to be anchored by the Word of God! In today’s increase of supernatural activity, we need to make sure our foundation is sure [...]

Prayer Releases Altered States of Affairs

March 19th, 2014|0 Comments

Then it will happen on that day that the Lord will again recover the second time with His hand the remnant of His people, [...]

Parenting and the Prophetic: Lessons Learned

March 6th, 2014|0 Comments

Family BackgroundFor years, I have wanted to share some of our family's personal pilgrimage as it pertained to raising children in a highly prophetic culture [...]

A History of the Watch of the Lord

February 26th, 2014|0 Comments

LESSONS FROM THE MORAVIANS A Prayer Meeting that Lasted 100 Years by Leslie K. Tarr FACT:  The Moravian community of Hernnhut, Saxony, in 1727, [...]

  • A Tribute to Seer Prophet Bob Jones

A Tribute to Seer Prophet Bob Jones

February 19th, 2014|0 Comments

On February 14th, 2014, Valentine's Day, heaven gave a shout as Bob Jones, prophetic Papa to many a friend of Jesus, graduated from this earthbound [...]

ACPE Word of the Lord for 2014

February 12th, 2014|0 Comments

Untitled Document   www.generals.org Each year, as we have since 1999, the Apostolic Council of Prophetic Elders meets before the New Year to pray [...]

Insights for 2014 and Beyond

February 5th, 2014|0 Comments

Review of 8 Clear Words in 2013 The Door of the Harvest is Open - Matt 9:38 Walk in & Release the Kingdom of [...]

CROWN & THRONE:A New Move of God is Being Released

January 22nd, 2014|0 Comments

www.lamplighterministries.net   "The Third Great Awakening has Begun. The Third Great Awakening HAS BEGUN!" It was Purim 2010. A scroll from heaven appeared before James [...]

Yesterday, Today and Forever

January 10th, 2014|0 Comments

One recent Christmas, all four of my adult kids, their spouses and I went to the old, downtown, renovated Franklin, Tennessee, movie theatre. What [...]

Live Coals of Fire

December 4th, 2013|0 Comments

Here Am I, Send Me! The prophet Isaiah discovered for himself the transforming nature of the Lord’s fire. Here is his description of the [...]

Gate Keepers of His Presence

November 20th, 2013|0 Comments

The Importance of Gates We will be looking at the subject of opening the gates in the realm of the spirit. In the natural, [...]

Coming into the Light

November 8th, 2013|0 Comments

Here Am I, Send Me! The prophet Isaiah discovered for himself the transforming nature of the Lord’s fire. Here is his description of the [...]

  • At the Crossroads of Change

At the Crossroads of Change

October 4th, 2013|0 Comments

Many have proclaimed this New Hebrew Year, 5774, as a “Year of the Open Door”. While I concur with that, I often look at [...]

A Tribute to a Woman on the Frontlines

September 18th, 2013|0 Comments

Michal Ann Goll was a gentle fierce warrior for the Lord Jesus Christ growing up in rural MO with 3 older brothers and parents [...]

ATTENTION: Be on the Alert!

September 11th, 2013|0 Comments

On Sunday morning, September 1st, while asleep in my home in Franklin, Tennessee, I was given a short dream that carried weight in the [...]

Contending for the Prophetic Promise

September 4th, 2013|0 Comments

LIVING IN THE UNTIL CLAUSE Sometimes we all wonder, “Why does there seem to be a delay to answered prayers?” or “When is that [...]

How to Respond to the Times

August 21st, 2013|0 Comments

A Review of a Recent Visitation In recent weeks, I had a visitation that I reported on in last week’s Prayer Storm communication. Click [...]