LANTERN OF THE LORD Acrylic on Canvas 40 W x 30 H
A word from Barry and Ronelda Prophetic painting by Ronelda Nov 2016
"The LORD's light penetrates the human spirit, exposing every hidden motive." Proverbs 20:27 NLT
This vision came as Ronelda and Barry were sleeping in their bedroom just as the morning was beginning to break. Barry awoke and heard a voice speak to him as clear as if one was sitting next to the bed. Barry could not tell for sure if the word was audible or from within, but there were clarity and distinction in the voice. Barry recognized and immediately knew it was the voice of The Lord Jesus. He ( Jesus ) said to him: TELL RONELDA TO PAINT ME GOING INTO THE HEART OF MY PEOPLE WITH A LANTERN. Barry said to himself, "What does that mean?" "What does that look like?" He then reached over to his wife Ronelda, who was asleep and laid his hands upon her head and prayed, "Whatever this looks like, Lord, please give this to Ronelda." then he got up to go to the washroom when he began to hear his wife screaming, "I SEE IT! I SEE IT! I SEE IT!" This painting is of the vision as Ronelda saw it.
We have found that when people look at these paintings, it will speak to them in a completely different way, and The Holy Spirit will personalize and Taylor it just for the individual beholder. We never want to limit how the interpreter of all scripture wants to unveil himself to a person. We genuinely believe this painting is taking place today in the body of Christ and the world.
The picture shows that The King is moving as if a freight train was coming down the track and heading straight into a dark mountain Tunnel. The Lord's glory is coming off of his garment like steam would come off a powerful locomotive. On the tracks are two railway spikes sticking straight up, both points are dripping with blood. The two spikes represent the cross's finished work and the Lord Jesus' precious blood, the foundation and track that the church must stay on. The moon is blood red signifying the timing of this painting.
Joel, chapter 2, verse 28 - 32, expresses His coming, the outpouring of His Spirit, and a Bride made ready. Also, there is an urgency of preparation that the time is short. Profound changes are taking place in the earth, and verse 31 says, The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, BEFORE the great and the terrible day of the LORD, come. There are a set of keys that are hanging down from the side of Jesus. These keys represent all authority in Heaven and the earth. Jesus, the commander and the chief of his church. The Lord Jesus is going directly to the root of the issues bringing his light to everything.
Exposure brings closure. Jesus is heading straight into the tunnel that is in the shape of a human heart. There is a Lantern in the right hand of Jesus. The lantern is emitting light in every direction. 2 Cor 4:6 says, For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. It is the face of Jesus; we must encounter. Jesus is more than just doctrine; He is reality. He is God manifested in the flesh. He is now seated at the right hand of God. Rev 1:18 I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive forevermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.
We pray that the Holy Spirit would come through these paintings and touch you and make his face shine upon you, and reveal his way to you. Ronelda and Barry