PARIS, FRANCE


Since the first time I preached in Paris in 2009, much ground has been taking spiritually in this famous city. Many ministries, well known and others, are coming to Paris now. I like to point

out, that many "Special Forces" have been sent beforehand to break up the fallow ground in this region. Let me explain by referencing the Armed Forces. I worked for the U.S. Armed Forces, both in Germany and in the US, and learned much about spiritual warfare and

strategies. It is evident, that every time the Armed Forces sent troops to a troubled region, it

would be the "Special Forces", like the Stealth fighters, the Marines, etc. After these cleared the field, the Infantry and Artillery with their equipment, the foot soldiers, and others would follow. Those attracted much more attention, but hey could not do their part without the others, who went first, to pioneer and as trailblazer.


It is imperative to understand that we are a "Team" in the Kingdom of God. Being a team player in the Body of Christ is extremely important and will bear everlasting fruit for the glory of God.


I realized decades ago to honor those who went before us. For example, the French

Huguenots are part of my ancestors and many have been martyred for their faith in God.

Thousands were martyred in Paris alone, which means many "souls" are coming to Christ, realizing that the blood of the Martyrs has always become fertile ground for the harvest!


The Pastors and leaders I have had the privilege to meet and to fellowship with, are hungry for

the move of God, pertaining to the fertile ground of Paris and beyond.


The first night, after my arrival in Paris, the meeting was electrifying and extremely fiery.

Watching the worship team was a delight, since they obviously worshipped in spirit and truth. The worship team was invited to come forward for a prayer and impartation. One young man received the fire of God and "vibrated" on the floor for the longest time. Even during the preaching, the Holy Spirit fire fell and the thick Presence, the Glory of God, became even more weightier. That night many received a fresh touch and the baptism of Holy Spirit fire. Additionally, Prophetic words flowed freely.


The next evening, a breaker anointing was present to set people free, some from religion and

others from being lukewarm.


"It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be

burdened again by a yoke of slavery." Galatians 5:1 NIV


This was a huge theme wherever we went, as we are set free and remain free in Christ, we

are able to release this freedom in Christ to others. After all, where the Spirit of the Lord is

there is freedom and emancipation of all bondage!


Friday night several congregations gathered for an all night prayer. It was kicked off by worship and preaching. Again the fire of God fell, and a tangible healing anointing manifested. A word of knowledge about a back injury with pain, brought utter relief. Others came forth with testimonies of healing, some of them are: shortness of breath and asthma attack gone,

stomach pain and nausea gone, some received the baptism of fire and were at the brink of

giving up on God, but received strength and encouragement to continue, as well as emotional

healing.


The youth meeting on Saturday turned out to be a time of activation in the prophetic. Even

those present, who recently became born again, started to move in the prophetic. By praying

and prophesying over one another, some received emotional healing and restoration.

Only the Lord knows the depth of what He did in the hearts of the young people.


I was especially touched, because of the testimony of a woman from Algeria, North Africa, who

converted from Islam. Jesus came to her in a dream and told her to read the Bible, and to find

out about the "Good News". The next day after the dream, she asked her cousin if she knew where to get a Bible and if she ever heard about the "Good News"? The cousin was excited, because she had questions and wanted to know more. The Heavenly Father sent someone to share the "Good News" with her and she became a born again believer with her own Bible. All this took place in Algeria, then she moved to Paris. But endured much persecution by her family and eventually her husband threw her out of the house only because she became a Christian.


She came to the meeting Sunday morning in Paris, which was her first time at this congregation. She was gloriously delivered of some "passengers" (demonic influence), and her heart and emotions were healed. She was delivered of the trauma and torture she endured.

She looked like a brand new woman and was given a place to stay and a loving fellowship.

The Lord has truly prepared a place for her.


I will be sharing more soon, but like to take the opportunity to thank those who have been

faithful in giving and praying/interceding for this trip. It has been a marvelous adventure

with the Lord and tremendous fruit has been borne...


More to come on this Travel Blog...



For His Glory,

Gabriele Gilpin



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