The Anointing Part Six – The Sound of HeavenBy: Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne
Publish date: 05/28/2017
And it came to pass, when the priests were come out of the holy place: (for all the priests that were present were sanctified, and did not then wait by course: 12 Also the Levites which were the singers, all of them of Asaph, of Heman, of Jeduthun, with their sons and their brethren, being arrayed in white linen, having cymbals and psalteries and harps, stood at the east end of the altar, and with them an hundred and twenty priests sounding with trumpets:) 13 It came even to pass, as the trumpeters and singers were as one, to make one sound to be heard in praising and thanking the Lord; and when they lifted up their voice with the trumpets and cymbals and instruments of musick, and praised the Lord, saying, For he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever: that then the house was filled with a cloud, even the house of the Lord; 14 So that the priests could not stand to minister by reason of the cloud: for the glory of the Lord had filled the house of God. 2 Chronicles 5:11-14 KJV
And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. 2 And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. 3 And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. 4 And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. Acts 2:1-4 KJV
1. In Unison – One sound.
a. When the trumpeters and singers were as one – making one sound – the glory of God filled the place.
b. They were praising and thanking the Lord.
c. They lifted up their voice.
d. Trumpets, cymbals, and other instruments.
e. They praised the Lord.
f. Saying: For He is good; for His mercy endures forever.
g. Then the house was filled with a cloud of the glory of God.
2. The Glory of God Filled the House of the Lord.
a. The glory of the Lord filled the house of God.
b. So that the priests could not stand to minister.
c. In Acts 2, they were in one place in one accord.
d. There came a sound from heaven, like the rushing of a violent tempest blast.
e. It filled the whole house in which they were sitting.
f. The Day of Pentecost was a restoration of all Adam lost in the Garden of Eden.
g. He lost his song; his language; his communication with God.
h. The Holy Spirit restored it all.
3. The Realms of God.
a. In prayer.
b. In worship.
c. Revelation 1:10a AMPC – “I was in the Spirit [rapt in His power] on the Lord’s Day…”
d. Rapt means: deeply engrossed or absorbed; transported with emotion; to be caught up in something.
e. 2 Corinthians 12:1-4 KJV – “It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord. 2 I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) such an one caught up to the third heaven. 3 And I knew such a man, (whether in the body, or out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) 4 How that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.”
4. The Mount of Transfiguration.
b. Matthew 17:1-9
c. Peter said, “Lord, it is good for us to be here.”
d. Matthew 28:1-10
e. Ephesians 5:18-20 KJV – “And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit; 19 Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord; 20 Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.”
f. Do not get drunk on wine (alcohol).
g. Rather, be filled with the Spirit.
h. Ongoing tense: Be ye being filled.
i. Ever be filled and stimulated with the Holy Spirit (AMPC).
j. Speak out to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs.
k. Offer praise with voices and instruments.
l. Making melody with all your heart to the Lord.
5. That Which is to Come.
a. John 16:13 AMPC – “But when He, the Spirit of Truth (the Truth-giving Spirit) comes, He will guide you into all the Truth . (the whole, full Truth). For He will not speak His own message [on His own authority]; but He will tell whatever He hears [from the Father; He will give the message that has been given to Him], and He will announce and declare to you the things that are to come [that will happen in the future].”
b. The Holy Spirit will guide you into the Truth.
c. He will tell you whatever He hears from the Father.
d. He will announce and declare to you the things that are to come - that will happen in the future.
6. These Days are the Beginning Days of Heaven on the Earth.
b. John 4:24 KJV – “God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.”
c. Songs - that have never been sung; new songs from heaven.
d. Music - that will carry the anointing to set free and deliver.
e. Get ready for a download.