One of France's most historic and famous houses of worship burned on Monday. The devastating fire in the France's capital made headlines around the world.
Thankfully, the cathedral's iconic twin bell towers are visibly intact, according to USA Today, but the horrible sight of the spire collapsing caused people in nations across the globe to gasp.
A communications worker named Philippe told Channel News Asia, "Paris is disfigured. The city will never be like it was before."
And Stephane Seigneurie told the news service, "Politically, intellectually and spiritually, it's a symbol of France... We have to pray."
Indeed, we have to pray. I am not convinced this is the last strike the enemy will fire against France.
When I stepped into France on March 10, I heard the Lord say: "France on fire."
I had no frame of reference for what that could mean. Initially, I considered the positive side of this expression... being on fire for God. We are in talks to launch an Awakening House of Prayer in France and I hoped this is what God meant, but I knew there was more to it.
As I walked the streets of Paris, round about the area where the Eiffel Tower stands in all its majesty, I just could not shake the words, "France on fire." I sent out an article called France on Fire: Prophecy Warns of Potential Terror to sound the alarm and urge prayer. You can read that article here.
In April 2017, I heard the Lord say:
"The enemy has marked France for destruction because of its spiritual heritage. If My intercessors will rise up and build a spiritual wall around the nation—raise up impenetrable borders around the country through repentance and praise—I myself will raise up a standard that will stem the tide of this onslaught. I Myself will rise up and cause France's enemies to be scattered. I Myself will empower the politicians and police with strategies to eradicate terrorists from the land and thwart future attacks. I Myself will do it. So begin to pray now with greater fervor because lives are at stake, economies are at stake, and your spiritual heritage is at stake. Begin to cooperate now with My grace and My agenda and My plan for your nation and I Myself will fight with you and for you."
We must pray for the enemy's plans to be thwarted and God's will to be done in France. There is a heritage of revival in France and this is the kind of fire I am contending for. I am calling for a prophetic intercession phone prayer meeting over France.
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Jennifer LeClaire is senior leader of Awakening House of Prayer in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, founder of the Ignite Network and founder of the Awakening Blaze prayer movement. She is author of over 25 books. Find her online at jenniferleclaire.org or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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