The End-Time Elijah Ministry
Malachi 4:5-6 NIV: “See, I will send you the prophet Elijah before that great and dreadful day of the LORD comes. 6 He will turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers; or else I will come and strike the land with a curse.”
Luke 1:16-17 NKJV: And he will turn many of the children of Israel to the Lord their God. 17 He will also go before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah, ‘to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children,’ and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.”
Matt 17:10-13 NKJV: And His disciples asked Him, saying, “Why then do the scribes say that Elijah must come first?” 11 Jesus answered and said to them, “Indeed, Elijah is coming first and will restore all things. 12 But I say to you that Elijah has come already, and they did not know him but did to him whatever they wished. Likewise the Son of Man is also about to suffer at their hands.” 13 Then the disciples understood that He spoke to them of John the Baptist.
Here, the scripture reveals that there will be an end-time Elijah ministry similar to John the Baptist’s ministry that will go and prepare the hearts of God’s people before the 2nd. coming of the Lord in us in perfection and glory, for us at the rapture and with us for the millennial reign of Christ.
Like John, this prophetic ministry is currently operating only the spirit of Elijah: doing an internal work in the lives of the saints and no great outward physical miracles (Jn. 10.41).
So this end-time prophetic ministry is currently preaching the truth of repentance for the kingdom of God is at hand (Mat. 3.1-2).
What does this mean to us now?
It means we should change our minds from only a born-again filled with the Holy Ghost mind set to a born-again, filled with Holy Spirit, perfection and fullness of Christ mind set.
In other words, we are not to be satisfied with only being born-again, filled with the Holy Spirit with speaking in tongues, but to press on into attaining the perfection and fullness of Christ.
The purpose of the end-time Elijah ministry is turn the hearts of God’s people into divine love and mutual submission (i.e. the hearts of the Fathers to the children and the children to the Fathers) that will now cause them to grow up into Christ in all things.
Ephesians 4:15 NKJV: but, speaking the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him who is the head–Christ–
Those Christians that submit to and obey this Elijah ministry will experience the double portion Elisha anointing of the spirit and the power of Elijah and begin to do great outward miracles like Elisha and the Lord Jesus (Jn. 14.12).
Those who do not will experience severe judgment of having their works of wood, hay and stubble burnt up by the fire of judgment, suffering the loss of the double portion anointing and in some cases may go to hell.
1 Corinthians 3:12-15 NKJV: Now if anyone builds on this foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw, 13 each one’s work will become clear; for the Day will declare it, because it will be revealed by fire; and the fire will test each one’s work, of what sort it is. 14 If anyone’s work which he has built on it endures, he will receive a reward. 15 If anyone’s work is burned, he will suffer loss; but he himself will be saved, yet so as through fire.
1 Corinthians 5:5 NKJV: deliver such a one to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that his spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.
So it is critical now to repent to have a revelation of and experience the fullness of the Kingdom: the dominion of God in our spirits, souls and bodies now.
1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 NKJV: Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely; and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 24 He who calls you is faithful, who also will do it.