Implosion

Section 7

The Accuser is Cast Down The Foundation The Apostles Doctrine A Foundation of Fear or Faith Taking Care of the Church of God From Fellowship to Fear From Sinner to Saint

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The Accuser is Cast Down

Rev. 12:10: “And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night. 

Salvation came to the brethren when the accuser of the brethren was cast down.  Per the Old Testament, Satan’s nature is to accuse.  He had some access to God until he was cast down. 

Jesus said in Luke 10:18:  “And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven.  Jesus was a spectator as He watched Satan being cast down.  This has tremendous significance for us because Satan’s privilege to go before God and accuse the brethren was taken away from him.  Jesus’ words confirmed this event.

We had better understand the devil’s nature through this account.    Satan’s realm is the carnal, fleshly realm.  He even tries to convince us he still has access to God to accuse us before God.  This misunderstanding caused many to blame God for what we allowed Satan to do in our lives.  Jesus said the devil came to kill, steal and destroy.  He does this through deception.  The Bible tells us the devil deceives the nations.  We are his targets and he wants us to surrender our God-given authority we have on the earth to him.  Deceiving us is the only way he can steal our authority.

In many instances we have bought into this deception and became accusers ourselves.  He convinced us that we are doing God’s Will when we accuse.  But the Bible tells us something quite different.  We are to Love our neighbor just as Jesus demonstrated His love toward us.  When we accuse our brother or sister rather than Love them, speaking the Truth to them, we play into the devil’s hand and actually take on his accusatory nature.

In a human body the right hand does not accuse or harm the left hand.  When our brain gives directions to the body to accomplish a task, the entire body moves to complete the directions.  So it is with the Body of Christ.  When Jesus, the Head, gives directions each part of the Body reacts and does its part toward the desired end result.

Have you spent more time accusing than obeying God?  It’s time to repent and change your thinking and purpose to do your part and not another’s part to accomplish His will and desire.  Take this exhortation directly to the Throne and ask Him to show you how to apply this Truth.


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The Foundation  is Jesus Christ

1 Cor. 13:11:  “When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.

This statement was written by the Apostle Paul in response to the divisions seen in the Corinthian church.  Men started to lay foundations upon different men rather than Christ Jesus.  Paul responded appropriately with the following verses:

1 Cor. 3:4-7:  “For while one saith, I am of Paul; and another, I am of Apollos; are ye not carnal?  Who then is Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?  I have planted, Apollos  watered; but God gave the increase.  So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.

The Apostle Paul tells us that it is carnal to set up followings after others such as pastors, teachers, or other charismatic preachers.  However, if the leader or teacher is building on a proper foundation, he will not cause you to follow him or any other man.  He will point you to Christ Jesus.  God Himself will reward that one in His service.    God will give the increase, as that person is obedient.  Obedience to His revealed direction is essential to lay a proper foundation.  Obedience is the way we plant, water, and minister.  Otherwise, we build upon a faulty foundation.  If we plant to get more success in this world we are not building upon Christ Jesus.  It will seem hard to build the foundation upon Christ with wrong motives.  The reward for obedience is rich.  For all that is built upon Christ will stand the test of eternity.  However, all that is built upon another foundation will be lost when tried by fire.

1 Cor. 3:11-23:  “For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ.  Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble; Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is.  If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward.  If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.  Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?  If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.  Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.  For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness.  And again, The Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain.  Therefore let no man glory in men. For all things are yours; Whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come; all are yours; And ye are Christ's; and Christ is God's.”

What is your foundation?


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The Apostles’ Doctrine

As mentioned in the Introduction an implosion is now taking place within your soul.  The preconceived religious or traditional ideas are crumbling.  It is the Lord’s intention to bring down all the structures you have erected via your thinking or anything built apart from Revelation from above.

We have an example recorded in Acts Chapters 2-4 of what Theocracy is and how it is designed to work.   Unfortunately, many foundational elements from our only view of Theocracy have been overlooked and ignored in man’s attempt to establish the church.

Acts 2:41-47:  “Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls. And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers. And fear came upon every soul: and many wonders and signs were done by the apostles. And all that believed were together, and had all things common; And sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need. And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart, Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.

Read the same verses in the New International Version of the Bible:

Acts 2:41-46 NIV “Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number that day.  They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.  Everyone was filled with awe, and many wonders and miraculous signs were done by the apostles.  All the believers were together and had everything in common.  Selling their possessions and goods, they gave to anyone as he had need.  Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts”

Now focus on these elements.  They gladly received.  They were hungry for the Apostles’ doctrine and teaching.  They were thoroughly devoted to the word taught by the Apostles.  There does not appear to be any other gift operating at this point.   Prophets, evangelists, pastors or teachers had not yet been added to the Church.  But the Truth of the Word is that only the Apostle is mentioned and defined as doctrinal teachers.  The people were fixed and centered on learning the Word (doctrine) and doing it.  It is understood that the Word given by the Apostles was consistent with and precisely what Jesus taught; it was Revealed knowledge.  It was the Lord who added to the church daily, not man or his program.  This is the result we want to see.  Let’s examine what took place before this unprecedented growth in the Body of Christ.  

1.      Those who accepted his message (those who believed) were baptized (they obeyed his word). Some accepted the Word shared by the Apostles and some rejected it.  This refers to those who received the Word and became obedient to it; they were doers of the Word and not hearers only.

2.      They devoted themselves to the Apostles’ teaching.  They continued steadfastly in what the Apostles taught.  The word “steadfastly” means: (4342. proskartereo, pros-kar-ter-eh'-o; from G4314 and G2594; to be earnest towards, i.e. (to a thing) to persevere, be constantly diligent, or (in a place) to attend assiduously all the exercises, or (to a person) to adhere closely to (as a servitor):--attend (give self) continually (upon), continue (in, instant in, with), wait on (continually).

·        The people were diligent to do all the word taught by the Apostles.  However, today in all but a few places in the worldwide Body of Christ, the Ephesians 4:11 ministry gift of Apostle is not recognized or permitted to teach.    Man changed God’s original design.

·        There are some in leadership positions in the local church (usually pastors) who claim they are all five of the Eph. 4:11 ministry gifts.  This is untrue.  It is a lie of the devil to keep the church from experiencing the full measure of the stature of Christ.   The Apostles’ teachings need to be followed.

3.      They devoted themselves to the corporate fellowship (koinonia).  What we see today is casual gatherings with no spiritual intensity for meeting the needs of others.

4.      They devoted themselves to breaking of bread (eating).  Eating and sharing meals regularly is what brought people together.  They focused on the Lord.

5.      They devoted themselves to prayer.  Prayer was a high priority for believers.  They learned how to set things in motion and did this with great devotion.

6.      They were together.  They simply spent a lot of time together.  They prioritized their schedules to include ample time for group prayer.

7.      They had all things common.  Those who had possessions (of all kinds) insured the needy were taken care of so they ultimately had all things common.

8.      They sold their possessions and gave to those who had need. See # 7.

9.      They continued daily, with one purpose, in the temple.  They met corporately in the temple, which could be a church building and were all of the same mind and purpose.  This was only possible because they were doing # 2, giving diligence to the Apostles’ teaching.

10.  They broke bread together (ate) from house to house. 

The church has not honored and given rightful place to God’s gifts to the church but has elevated one of these gifts to an erroneous kingly position.  In some cases we have even relegated the dissemination of doctrine to a group or a board of people.  The Word clearly states the people were devoted to the Apostle’s doctrine.

One must understand this fundamental point: Jesus originally intended to establish His Church by Revealed knowledge through the Apostles.  The church became diffused and powerless as fear entered the church via Ananias and Sapphira. The church followed the sense realm, which resulted in the awesome power of unity leaving.  The seed of fear grew up and brought about confusion and lack of power.  God implemented a second plan.  Since communication and management problems existed in the church, God gave additional gifts to the church.  The Apostles now had the Prophet, Evangelist, Pastor and the Teacher on the team to bring about the perfecting or maturing of the saints.

We would not have needed most of the New Testament if connection between the Apostles and the people worked as God designed.  Many problems grew because the church got off track.  The church today is at the apex of confusion.  It is time to go back to the basics of continuing steadfastly in the Apostles’ doctrine so we can grow up and be mature sons of God.

Some readers may disbelieve what they just read.  Don’t feel alone.  This information will challenge the mind and destroy religious thinking.  Take the time to submit these things to the Lord.  They are too challenging for our minds to gain complete understanding or put into practice.  You need to change your thinking to conform to the Word of God.  Ask the Father to Reveal the Truth to you. 


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A Foundation of Fear or Faith

Our actions, decisions and thoughts have a root or a foundation.  The root is generated by one of two motivators, either fear or faith.  

As a child we learn to not touch a hot pan because we touched one before.  We learned to be cautious of pans near stoves.  Why?  We don’t want to be burnt again.  We became afraid of getting burned.  In most cases we were warned numerous times before we were burned to not touch the pan. 

And so it is with most everything in life as we direct behavior based on fear.  We may not be aware of this root motivation.  This is not the fear as in the ‘Fear of the Lord’, a reverential fear, but fear rooted in terror.  It is from this foundation of terror that one makes decisions throughout one’s life 

We do not refer to the fear of the Lord, which is reverence and respect for the Lord.  We refer to the terror kind of fear.  Nor do we refer to the human kind of faith, which is based on sense-realm or experience, i.e., believe the chair will hold me when I sit down.  We refer to the God kind of Faith.  Faith based on the Word of God calls those things that have not been revealed to the sense realm as though they were. 

Initially, fear was not part of Adam’s makeup in the physical realm.    In Genesis 3:10 we read that God called to Adam asking where he was.  Adam answered and said, “… and I was afraid).”  You know the story.  Adam disobeyed God resulting in spiritual death.  That choice ushered in the terror type of fear to mankind.  Fear is one of the fruits of death.  Adam was thrust into and forced to live totally in the sense realm, which is based on and rooted in fear.  Each one of us is born into the same fear-based world.

Abram believed God and became the father of Faith. The God kind of Faith had been activated in him and God changed Abram’s name to Abraham.    Jesus lived by the God kind of Faith and made it available to all who receive Him as Lord.  We can live by it as well.  The Bible says without Faith it is impossible to please God.  Therefore, with Faith it is possible to please Him.  Fear is the opposite of faith and also has an impact.  Fear is faith in the devil and with fear it is possible to please the devil.  These are both true because the devil is the author of fear and God is the author of Faith. 

When we are born again and make Jesus our Lord we become alive spiritually as Adam once was.  At that moment the God kind of Faith (the measure of faith) was planted in us.  The Bible tells us in Romans 12:2 to renew our minds.  What does this mean?  We are to renew our minds to God’s things: the Divine nature, being a New Creation and the God Kind of Faith.  Why?  Romans 12: 2 explains that we may prove (expose and discern) what is the good, acceptable and perfect will of God.  Conversely, if we do not renew our minds we will not expose and discern that good, acceptable and perfect will of God.

Adam and Eve ushered in fear to all of mankind by linking up with the devil.  Ananias and Sapphira ushered fear into the Body of Christ by lying to the Holy Ghost.  See Acts 5:3 and Acts 5:5.  As a result a shift in the church foundation occurred and moved it from building on the Rock (Jesus) to building on sand. That shift was actually from Faith to fear.  The impact of that action is seen in the church. 

Thus most of what we see in the church today is motivated by fear. The majority of sermons preached discuss the law of sin and death and are based in fear, not the Law of the Spirit of Life in Christ Jesus, which is based in Faith.  Many try to scare people into salvation and obedience whereas the Bible says we have been delivered from the ‘can’t do’ realm to the ‘I can do all things through Christ’ realm.

We are to seek first the Kingdom of God (God’s way of doing things) and not the world’s way.  The ways of the Kingdom of God are unavailable to the world.  We compromised the Gospel of the Kingdom based on fear.  Fear causes ministers to compromise the Gospel of the Kingdom and limit preaching of the Truth to salvation only.  By teaching only the message of salvation, the believer is kept a baby receiving only milk.  The believer is not taught about the Kingdom of God or how to live in it.  Thus believers try to live in the Kingdom of God using familiar sense realm methods remaining under the law of sin and death.  Believers never grow up to be sons of God.  There is no power or Agape fruit seen in the church.  God’s way never makes sense to our own understanding and is foreign to our senses.  God’s way is always the Faith-way of doing things while the world’s way is fear.

God’s Word states that He reveals His will through faith.  Rom 1:17:  “For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.”  Rom. 14:23:  “And he that doubteth is damned if he eat, because he eateth not of faith: for whatsoever is not of faith is sin.”

Choose the foundation in which you operate.  Is it fear or Faith?  Take these things to the Father and ask Him to Reveal the Truth.


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Taking care of the Church of God

1 Tim. 3:1-5:  “This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.  A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach; Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous; One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;  (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)”

1 Tim. 3:10-12: “And let these also first be proved; then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless.  Even so must their wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.  Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.”

Acts 6:3:  “Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.

In these sections of scripture God gives us His guidelines for taking care of His church.  Those desiring leadership in the local church want a good thing.  But along with this position comes significant responsibility.  One of those monumental responsibilities is they lead their own house righteously.  Note the statement the Lord makes in 1 Tim.3:5: “(For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)”  To everyone’s chagrin this admonition has been ignored leaving the house of God in disarray.

Your behavior and personal character can be seen in your public and private life.  Personal integrity and character are important to God.  Your attitudes, choices and actions speak to your values.  The public life of ministry amplifies your integrity or lack of character.  The flock you lead will display your same behavior and character.  What you give out will be given back to you, only pressed down shaken together and running over.  The law of seed, time and harvest still remains. 

If you are in leadership and you are not as effective in the church as you know you should be then you need to examine your own family life. 

·        Do you love your wife as Christ loved the Church? 

·        Do you submit to your wife in the same way you want her to submit to you?

·        Wives, do you submit to your husbands, as you want them to submit to you?

·        Do you love and discipline your children in Agape Love and not in harshness and anger?

·        Do you protect your family from the onslaughts of the devil?

·        Is your spouse and family a priority over God’s ministry?

·        Do you provide the spiritual guidance to each member so s/he is brought to maturity in the Lord and not made more dependent on you?

If you answered no to any of the questions you need to talk to the Lord about maintaining an active ministry.  If you cannot truthfully answer yes to all questions, the Lord may want you to take a sabbatical from public ministry and concentrate fully on your family.  The Lord is very serious about this.  “For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?”  (1 Tim. 3:5).

You are a living epistle to those who look to you.  Your life is read and reviewed by all.  When you are in leadership your actions affect all those you serve.  The believers will become just like you.

A man in a leadership position in a local church had a problem with pornography.  He thought nobody knew of this addiction.  He didn’t tell his wife.  He did not realize that the unseen spiritual laws had begun to take over.  He wondered why so many under his care had marital problems, especially problems with pornography.  He failed to realize his life was being replicated in the lives of all those who received from him.

This man committed spiritual adultery and did not therefore love his wife as Christ loved the Church.  It showed.  He abused his privilege to lead others and did not live under the law of Agape love.  His example spoke loudly and said that it was okay to live the Christian life without making Jesus his Lord.  The pornography took Jesus’ place.

It is time now for you to speak with our Heavenly Father about these things.  If Jesus is your Lord, you will do what He tells you to do regardless of your rationalizations.  He will not cast you out.  Talk to Him and obey Him.  If the Lord has you modify the focus of your ministry for a while, He will reestablish you with dynamic power, as you have never imagined.  Rom. 11:29:  “For the gifts and calling of God are without repentance.”   HE HONORS HIS WORD!


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From Fellowship to Fear

One hundred and twenty were present in the upper room on the day of Pentecost when the Father poured out the Holy Spirit.  Jesus now had the beginnings of His living body. The body started to do what it was designed to do - obey Jesus the Head.  We read Peter’s first sermon in Acts 2:14-39.  The result was about three thousand came to a personal relationship with Jesus and were born again and plugged in to the Body.

Acts 2:41-42:  “Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand soulsAnd they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.”

The Church (the Body) was off to a good start as it grew rapidly.  Each new member fit in exactly where God designed him or her to be.  We know this and see the evidence as we read on.

Acts 2:44-47:  “And all that believed were together, and had all things common; And sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need. And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness of heart, Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.”

Shortly after Peter’s first message five thousand more were added to the Church.   The Body began to grow in size.  In Acts 4:32 we note this initial trend continues: “And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.”  Believers directed by Jesus (the Head) even sold their possessions and brought the proceeds to the Apostles who distributed the funds to those in need.

However, in Acts 5:1-5 we read of a lethal scenario: “But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession, And kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it, at the apostles' feet.  But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land?  Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart? thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God.  And Ananias hearing these words fell down, and gave up the ghost: and great fear came on all them that heard these things.”  We know his wife also joined him in this deadly deception and shared his destiny.  The bottom line is exposed in Acts 5:11:  “And great fear came upon all the church, and upon as many as heard these things.” Fear gripped the Body of Christ.  The word fear used in this verse is not the reverential fear or respect of the Lord.  It is of a demonic nature.  Strong’s Dictionary defines it this way: 5401. phobos, fob'-os; from a prim.  phebomai (to be put in fear); alarm or fright:--be afraid, + exceedingly, fear, terror.”

Then by the time Acts 6:2 occurred there was a multitude of disciples.  But something was amiss for we read in the following verses that the Apostles called a meeting and appointed people to service.  In Acts 6:1 we read there were those murmuring about neglecting service to the widows.  This indicates that unity and being in one accord was no longer fully active.  Unity was one of the primary characteristics of the early believers.  There was murmuring because needs were not met.  Why did the early church experience lack and division among themselves?  The people became afraid.  When demonic fear enters then faith flees.  The people once absolutely committed to being an obedient, fully functional part of the body were now following their carnal nature.  Simply stated, they were in the flesh.

Paul hits the nail right on the head when he writes in Gal. 3:3:  “Are ye so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh?”  Remember who he was writing to: Gal.1: 6:  “I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel.”  Then he states the problem in Gal. 3:1a:  “O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you?”  The Church became less dependent on revelation from God and followed their understanding; thus the foundation transitioned from Rock to sand.  

The church today does not walk in Agape love even to the degree it did in the infant stage 2,000 years ago.  However, there are thousands of churches and ministries that enjoy a very large following.  Are we any closer to that unity of the faith and walking in the fullness of Christ?  No!  What then must we do?  Repent.  We must change our thinking to include what the Bible makes clear.    

The church currently operates on the basis of fear.  Faith means calling those things that are not revealed to the senses as though they were revealed to the senses.  This is almost non-existent today.  We must use faith not to advance our kingdom but to experience intimate fellowship with the Father.  By faith we must walk in the divine nature and in the fullness of the Kingdom of God.  When we use God given faith we will then know by His revelation that we are a vital member in the Body of Christ and have a purpose.  Then the things we read about in Acts chapters 2 – 4:32 will be a reality and the fruit of our relationship with the Lord. 

The world and most church people don’t really believe the Bible.  They think the things God has given and made us to be are ethereal and unattainable.  This is untrue.  We are the Children of God.  We are His family.  We are not servants.  It is time we take our Blood-bought position in the Kingdom of God and be all He has made us.  As with all of our articles don’t just accept it or reject it without personally asking the Lord to reveal the Truth to you presented in this article.  He will show you what He wants you to do. 


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From Sinner to Saint

I’m sure you have heard a brother or sister in the Lord say, “I’m a sinner saved by Grace.”  The Truth is, if you have made Jesus your Lord you were a sinner and God’s Grace saved you.

Everyone born into this world was born into sin.  Since the fall of Adam and Eve all have sinned and have fallen short of the Glory of God.  All need Jesus the Savior.  Jesus said, “…I am the Way the Truth and the Life, no man comes to the Father but by Me.”  Confusion entered the church at the point of salvation.  Let’s examine this further. 

2 Cor. 5:21:  “For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.”  Jesus was fully made to be your sin and mine.  He carried the weight and penalty of all sin on Himself.  In doing this He made the greatest exchange ever made.  He made us His righteousness.  The impact of this Truth is plain and explicit but is not fully understood.  It’s time we grasp the meaning of this great exchange and walk in the light.

Rom. 10:9-10:  “That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.  For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.”  The instant we make Jesus the Lord of our life we are baptized into His Body.  Rom. 6:6-11:  “Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.  For he that is dead is freed from sin.  Now if we be dead with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him: Knowing that Christ being raised from the dead dieth no more; death hath no more dominion over him.  For in that he died, he died unto sin once: but in that he liveth, he liveth unto God.  Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.

This exchange is immediate NOT progressive.  Jesus is not becoming our sin.  He became our sin.  Since He became our sin it is incorrect for us to change the value and power of that and say that we are becoming His righteousness.  He became our sin and we became His righteousness.  This Truth places us in a position we have known little of until now.

1 John 3:9:  “Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin; for his seed remaineth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.”  You may wonder if you read this verse correctly.  Look it up yourself.  It tells us if we are born of God we cannot sin.  This is possible only because we now have the seed of God (Life) in us and not the seed of sin (death).  The seed of God’s life is in us.  It does not come and go but remains in us forever.

The next logical question is, “Am I sinning when I do something wrong?”  The answer is no. But you are disobedient to the new law that you are under which is the law of Agape love.

What then are we to do?   Repent.  This simply means to change your thinking and don’t do it again.  This is not a license to act in sin continually.  If you have truly made Jesus your Lord you won’t want to habitually disobey the law of Love.  On the contrary, you will want to walk in the absolute freedom and victory that is yours.

Go to the Lord yourself.  If you have not really made Jesus your Lord (living and breathing for His direction) do it and tell Him:  Jesus, I make you my Lord and will follow your direction with my entire being.

If you still experience difficulty with the Truth presented, go to Him and ask about what you have just read.  You will be amazed what He tells you.


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