John Knox @watchmanjohn

  I have been a member of ChristianBlog.Com for 48 years, 9 months and 21 days.

  I have published 746 blogs and 3,447 comments.

 My first blog was published on Tuesday 18th of September 2012.

 My most recent blog was published on Friday 19th of October 2018.

My Blog Archive
writing modern church history
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If I were to write chapter of modern church history in the 1st world over the last few decades I would include two attitudes. Firstly I would point out that the church has been asleep and while asleep the enemy has build massive strong holds. Secondly...
there is no going back only forward into the clashing of swords
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The Hebrew year 5777 began October 2, 2016. It is called "Rosh Hashanah and I do not believe that we can go past seeing the significant in the number 7 times three. It has come to my notice that in the Hebrew language the word for seven...
forgive us lord we have treated your city shabberly
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When I read the news the other day that my beloved country had co sponsored a UN resolution condemning Israel I felt a great sense of shame come upon me. I cried out to the Lord, ‘Save us Lord, forgive us for my country does not know what they...
the 2017 walk of ashes into grace
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There will be times in the coming year when you will have to walk through the valley of disappointment that may be not your fault. Do not allow yourself to be bent out of shape because of this, walk but cling to my grace for it will be sufficient to...
the king. the wine, the wine steward
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As was befitting this King a great feast and celebrations were planned that was to show case his country’s wealth and power to the invited guests. Ambassadors from across the nations were in attendance. Also invited were royalty, statesmen and...
the re digging of many wells
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This afternoon my daughter asked my wife and I if we wish to go to the movies with her as she had to use a number of vouchers that were about to expire. I enquired of the move that was available and she replied that the movie ‘La La Land, was...
our 2017 covenant responsibility
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The word that the Lord gave me for this New Year is simply ‘Pray without Ceasing.’ For this is the time and season for the Body of Christ to recall that the power of fervent prayer; is effective prayer. I believe we under estimate the...
praise worship and intercession made without ceasing
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The Lord spoke this to me on Friday 30th Dec 2016 NZT We are entering into a season of praise, worship and intercession where the Holy Spirit will begin to bring a unity that has never before seen across the body Christ. As we enter into this new...
this unity may be different than you think
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The Kingdom of God may not as we envision it. The Holy Spirit showed me a vision the other day of a high mountain with liquid running down its sides onto a vast plain. As I looked I soon noticed that the entire plain was covered and the quickly...
thoughts from the christmas narrative
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A number of revelations have come to me this Christmas as I have been thinking of the birth of our Savior that I feel compelled to share. I am continually amazed that the Lord of heaven and earth wishes to stoop down and share his thoughts with me, an...
the broken tap
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I awoke the other night with a vision of a tap that was attached to the side of a house but as I looked more intensely it was clear that the tap had a broken handle. It had been snapped clean off from the spindle and it was obvious that this tap was...
taste and see that the father is good
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The Holy Spirit is saying to me that I am giving your grappling hooks so that you will be able to climb over your walls. Some of these walls the Lord has set before you so do not say that every obstacle is from the enemy. Learn to discern the times...
The Holy Spirit is saying to me - Stop Weeping
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The Holy Spirit is telling me that now is not the time to be crying out to the Lord with your problems. For out of the mouth come life or death and by crying to the Lord your focus is on your ailment. This is not faith producing for it is pronouncing...
god will use the nations as his threshing floor
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As our year comes to a close we have witnessed the transition of a number of nations and with such abrupt changes come uncertainty. I can think of Brexit, the USA elections, the sudden resignation of my own Prime Minister, the stepping down of the...
looking forward to 2017 and pressing into jesus
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Now is not the time to reflect back over the past year, in fact I believe the Holy Spirit is saying that we must not look back. As I type this I am reminded of two occasions in the scriptures when people were warned not to look back. Lots wife. Also...
the lord has spoken who can prophesy
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I wish to begin this blog which is really a word from the Lord Most High by directing our focus to this part verse from Amos 3:8 The Sovereign Lord has spoken who can but prophesy? This verse has been drawn to our attention for two important reasons....
are we campers or sojourners
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My earnest prayer is that we do not camp down on this latest move of God that is about to burst onto the nations. In the past we have been quick to build religious systems upon the revelation that the Lord has been gracious to place among us. This...
the nations are in a turmoil
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Over the last few weeks the Holy Spirit has been taking me on a journey that has been both painful and exciting at the same time. I have felt ashamed that it has taken me so long to come to this truth of the Lords work. Excited that a totally new...
we are rushing into a daniel 10 season
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I believe in my spirit that we are on the cusp of the greatest move of God that the earth has witnessed since the crucifixion. I sense in the spirit that God is re-aligning the nations according to his blue print that was devised before the beginning...
lean in closer to me
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This is not my blog but a devotional that I read yesterday from a book entitled “Mornings with the Holy Spirit’ that quickened my spirit. So much so that I sensed the Holy Spirit wished to share this with the wider body of Christ. Lean...
stop being drunk on the worlds imaginations
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There is a passage in 1 Corinthians 3 that has always caught my attention concerning the building that we are erecting on the foundation of Christ. The account relates that each person's work will be tested by fire on that Day, suggesting that a...
the greatest outpouring we will ever witness
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For behold the days are coming says the Lord that I will out my spirit on all flesh. Revivals have come and gone but the full out pouring of the blessings that God longs to establish on the earth have faded as mist in the wind. Revivals past have...
rightly dividing the word of truth
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These last few days since the publishing of my last blog the Lords word to me has been Balance. Each time that I enquired of the Lord on the topic of this blog the word was always; Balance. So strong was the Holy Spirits word to me that I open up my...
today is the day of your break out into freedom
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I believe that God has decreed that this Jewish year 5777 to be the...
thoughts on the election fall out
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I wonder how many of Christ's brethren are like an ostrich at present. As I was waiting on the Holy Spirit for a word concerning this blog I had a vision of an ostrich. True to form the ostrich had its head in the sand. In reality these birds do...