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Moving Into Reality! A Fading Glory Always Designates A New Thing! A New Covenant! The Complete Restoration Of All Things! Sin And Sickness! James And Peter! This Is All Part Of The Deliverance Which Is Happening On Mt Zion!

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  • 1. Christ The Antidote Regarding Death CHRIST THE ANTIDOTE REGARDING DEATH Part 70. The Deliverance On Mount Zion! ''But in mount Zion there shall be those that escape, and it shall be holy; and the house of Jacob shall possess their possessions. 18 And the house of Jacob shall be a fire, and the house of Joseph a flame, and the house of Esau for stubble, and they shall burn among them, and devour them; and there shall not be any remaining to the house of Esau; for Jehovah hath spoken it. 19 And they of the South shall possess the mount of Esau, and they of the lowland the Philistines; and they shall possess the field of Ephraim, and the field of Samaria; and Benjamin shall possess Gilead. 20 And the captives of this host of the children of Israel, that are among the Canaanites, shall possess even unto Zarephath; and the captives of Jerusalem, that are in Sepharad, shall possess the cities of the South. 21 And saviours shall come up on mount Zion to judge the mount of Esau; and the kingdom shall be Jehovah's.'' Obad 1:17-21. American Standard Version. Mount Zion of course represents the highest place that we can stand in our experience which is in the most holy place within our selves. This is represented in the most holy place in the tabernacle plan where only the high priest was allowed to enter but now wonderfully those whose eyes have been opened realise that we are kings & priests ''And You have made them a kingdom (royal race) and priests to our God, and they shall reign [as kings] over the earth!'' Rev 5:10. Amp. ''And formed us into a kingdom (a royal race), priests to His God and Father--to Him be the glory and the power and the majesty and the dominion throughout the ages and forever and ever. Amen (so be it).'' Rev 1:6. Amp. This great deliverance is happening even now to those who are living in their High Mt Zion experience, they are being raised to the status of earth ruling saviours & so to their many brothers, who are also even now observing their saviour brothers with the further message, the message they are receiving is. "Awake, sleeping ones! And arise from the dead, and Christ shall give you light." Eph 5:14. MKJV. ''Awake [from your drunken stupor and return] to sober sense and your right minds, and sin - err- no more.'' 1Co 15:34a. Amp. This awakening I believe refers to the dream or the deep sleep that Adam descended into when he blamed God for the woman that had been given to him. ''The woman who you gave to be with me, she gave me of the tree and I did eat.'' Gen 3: 12. Here Adam was actually accusing God. The only reason I am writing like this is for those still in the outer court or holy place reasoning & way of thinking, ''Awake you who are still sleeping and I will show you a higher more loving & comprehensible way that is from a loving God that includes all men that you know not yet of.'' Before I leave this above thought I would say that the third day understanding of Gen 3:12 is far more wonderful & exciting which you should begin to understand before this article is finished. This also takes into consideration what many of us have been given to believe by the orthodoxy of today, which we have been receiving enlightenment since the inception of the dark ages which was incited by the Nicene Council in 325 A.D, which incidentally is to some their sacred cow as it were. One understanding for instance is the following. Contrary to the popular understanding of some, if the penalty for sin is everlasting hell for those who sin, then the one who paid that penalty would have had to experienced that same punishment. If this is true then by the same reasoning it would mean that Jesus Christ himself would right now be in an inescapable place of eternal torment of fire. To those who believe in an everlasting hell we cannot have it both ways. Incidentally the word everlasting is from the Greek word aionian Strongs # G165, G166 which means age lasting so an eternal hell is simply not scripturally possible. Our sins were fully paid for at Calvary ''He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but 1
  • 2. Christ The Antidote Regarding Death also for the sins of the whole world.'' 1Jn 2:2. English Standard Version. The whole world; the sins of all people past present & future were paid for at Calvary, this is why ALL MEN are included in the following verse. ''For to this end we labour and strive, because we have our hope set on the living God, who is the Saviour of ALL men, specially of them that believe.'' 1Ti 4:10. American Standard. Please notice the word is specially which does not in any way mean exclusively. ''And God purposed that through (by the service, the intervention of) Him [the Son] ALL things should be completely reconciled back to Himself, whether on earth or in heaven, as through Him, [the Father] made peace by means of the blood of His cross.'' Col 1:20, Amp. Please read this verse very carefully as it means exactly what is tells us. All things in heaven & in earth have been reconciled back to Himself, so the event at Calvary held a far greater meaning than many have before imagined. Both heaven & earth were included in the reconciliation back to God. Just what had happened in the times before that we were not fully aware of, but yet I wonder just what was in our understanding when Job refers to ourselves in this verse. ''When the morning stars sang together and all the sons of God shouted for joy.'' Job 38:7. I would say that they were seeing the complete results of the past, present, & the finished product of the future. I would venture to shout a HALLELUJAH also. ''And because ye ARE sons, God sent forth the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, Abba, Father.'' Gal 4:6. A.S.V. Please note because we already are sons beforehand, God then sends forth the spirit of Christ into our hearts. This may seem like a conundrum to some but in the overall understanding of the third day most holy place message this all comes together in one singular yet wonderful corporate temple GOD IN MAN, not in a dead building but in lively stones which are built up into an HOLY TEMPLE. ''Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not. 2 Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is. 3 And every man that has this hope in him purifies himself, even as he is pure.'' 1Jn 3:1-3. Webster. When reading the word we need to read slow & notice the tense of word, past or future or present, usually it is more often than not past tense, usually anything God mentions about you will be in past tense & it always goes back to the Cross & even further. Col 1:1-13, verse 13 who has, has is past tense, the next word is delivered which is also past tense. Col 1: 12- 14. KJV. The deliverance on Mt Zion is actually a realising & a coming into an experience that is already ours deep within our true selves, yes within our true identity. The sooner we understand that it is all a done deal that needs be realised & taken by faith, as not only was all accomplished & finalised at Calvary but was in the mind of God finished ''before the foundation of the world'' Eph 1:4a. Moving Into Reality! To be caught up unto God and His Throne is something that I believe we must desire with all of our hearts We are looking at the reality of the raising of the impotent man which had an infirmity for thirty eight years. This is found in Jn 5:1-9. In verse six the Amp would say, ''Do you want to become well?'' Are you really in earnest about getting well? ''Pick up your bed and walk.'' How earnest are we in regards to moving ahead, do we wish to pick up our bed of spiritual lack & become completely well both physically & spiritually & walk in the fullness of our heritage, of what is rightfully ours? Even though the Son within ourselves is in His fullness we are yet progressing to a place that He will be fully activated within us. I am persuaded that we do not cease from effort until the goal of spiritual liberation is reached. I am also of the opinion that because of past understandings some have swallowed a spiritual lemon & have not understood the full truth on where we stood regarding healing in the atonement & our application to it. Some feel that the issue should not be forced, I agree, proclaiming is not forcing! The only effort we need use is to keep our mind stayed on Him with the purpose in mind ''that we are groaning within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, which is, the redemption of our body.'' Rom 8:23b. Our wonderful friend the apostle Paul would also tell us ''Which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption 2
  • 3. Christ The Antidote Regarding Death of the purchased possession, unto the praise of His glory.'' Eph 1:14. Both KJV. This is all encouragement that we will attain by faith our spiritual vision, our spiritual emancipation! If we can only realise it the command has been given it is finished ''He has made me free from the law of sin and death'' Rom 8:2. Has past tense. In the case of the man with the infirmity the challenge was to the dormant spirit to awake from a spiritual sleep, Jesus in knowing all things realised just where the man's true identity lay. He knew just what was in this man as He does with all of us, He has the perfect answer to every problem. To look at this more intently, what was really happening was this. The command of the Father uttered through the Son; The command of the Father to the Son, within the Son who is in the patient, who in this case represents you & I. ''Rise! Take up thy bed & walk.'' This is exactly what is happening to those who are called into the man-child company. The Son through the WORD is speaking to the Son within us, who is our true identity & would say ARISE, begin to realise that ''the law of the spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death.'' If we can receive it, we are further encouraged that we are clones as it were or the ''exact image of Jesus Christ.'' Is there any record of the man Jesus being sick? If we wish to cite that Paul left Trophimus ill at Miletus & several other similar cases, this word ill or sick is from the word astheneo which is From G772; to be feeble (in any sense): - be diseased, impotent folk (man), (be) sick, (be, be made) weak. If we follow the accompanying references to the above G772 in a number of cases it in no way means being ill as in sickness it also means tired, exhausted, weak or feeble. I am writing this to upgrade our thinking, as we have said before, we hit what we aim for. ''We have not because we ask not.'' We were born complete lacking nothing, not mature per-se but are growing up into Him, until we are completely like Him in nature. ''The son learned He obedience through the things He suffered.'' Remember also we are admonished to wash our robes in the blood of the lamb, our robes represent our nature or attitude? ''I said to him, "Sir, you know." And he said to me, "These are the ones coming out of the great tribulation. They have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.'' Rev 7:14. English Standard Version. A Fading Glory Always Designates A New Thing! ''This is what I mean: That old agreement judged people guilty of sin, but it had glory. So surely the new agreement that makes people right with God has much greater glory. 10 That old agreement had glory. But it really loses its glory when it is compared to the much greater glory of the new agreement. 11 If the agreement that was brought to an end came with glory, then the agreement that never ends has much greater glory. 12 We are so sure of this hope that we can speak very openly. 13 We are not like Moses, who put a covering over his face. He covered his face so that the people of Israel would not see it. The glory was disappearing, and Moses did not want them to see it end. 14 But their minds were closed. And even today, when those people read the writings of the old agreement, that same covering hides the meaning. That covering has not been removed for them. It is taken away only through Christ. 15 Yes, even today, when they read the Law of Moses, there is a covering over their minds. 16 But when someone changes and follows the Lord, that covering is taken away. 17 The Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. 18 And our faces are not covered. We all show the Lord's glory, and we are being changed to be like him. This change in us brings more and more glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit.'' 2Co 3:9-18. Easy To Read Version. We need to realise that we are opening these verses up to a third day most holy place understanding. No matter where we are in our experience there is always a greater awaiting us. Any time we are moving on in God there is something that has to fade away. In 2 Cor 4:1. We read. “Therefore since we do hold and engage in this ministry by the mercy of God we do not get discouraged or become faint with weariness and exhaustion.'' For verse four would tell us the message is hid to those whose minds who have not yet been opened or that are yet lost to this wonderful realisation. As Moses covered His face so that the people could not see the glory that he was experiencing but he knew that it was disappearing to them who were blind. They loved the ungodly substitute that they had been hoodwinked into believing because of a lack of the love of further truth. We must understand that as we move on there will be those even very close friends, family & companions that will just not see & understand at this time & 3
  • 4. Christ The Antidote Regarding Death there is nothing that we can do but love them until it is their time. As what Moses had was veiled to some of those he loved, even some from his own family. The fading glory was veiled to them who were lost to further illumination & so it is today that our most wise God is veiling the most holy place to many without any sign. Some will not come alive to a third day revelation without even remotely realising it ever existed or seeing any sign. Any-time there is a fading glory God wants it to be veiled. But know this that among all of this we can be comforted ''God knows them that are His.'' In the above ten verses from 2 Cor 3. Even though this old glory judged the people of Israel & did not teach any righteousness yet it had a glory for that time. The analogy is, that which we have departed from also had a certain glory which was for its time but it has now lost its glory because of the greater & the further glory which not only contains the very righteousness of Christ Himself but the sin consciousness of our mistaken identity is gone even as sin is gone taken away ''as far as the east is from the west.'' As verse eleven would tell us ''the agreement that never ends'' which represents the most holy place experience within ourselves which is the headquarters of our great & wonderful Christ which has a much greater glory. We are not like Moses who had to put a covering over his face, for when someone changes and follows the Lord in a higher revelation that covering is taken away. The Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. Our faces have no need to be covered. We all show the Lord's glory, and we are being changed to be like him. This change in us brings more and more glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit. Mark it down there is a price to pay in that ''The higher you soar the smaller you will appear to those who cannot fly.'' The wonderful recompense is; Not only does the presence of God become more real but the fading glory solidifies the fact that you are in the will of God designating the fact that you are in a new thing! A New Covenant! ''In that he saith, A new covenant, he hath made the first old. Now that which decayeth and waxeth old is ready to vanish away.'' Heb 8:13. KJV. ''When God speaks of a new [covenant or agreement], He makes the first one obsolete (out of use). And what is obsolete (out of use and annulled because of age) is ripe for disappearance and to be dispensed with altogether.'' Heb 8:13. Amp. Once again I mention that right throughout the New Testament there are three applications to scripture which is in keeping with the tabernacle plan of Moses. Each new further step unless unveiled by the Spirit of Christ is always blinding to those left behind but wonderfully bright & illuminating to the one who is being shown the new vision or revelation. To iterate there are three stages typified in the plan of the tabernacle given to Moses. This analogy of where we are today is all within the perimeter of the outer curtain of the ''Tabernacle in the Wilderness.'' The outer court represented our first experience in coming to Christ. The first thing we see when we step inside the curtain of the outer perimeter was the Alter of sacrifice which of course is a type of the sacrifice of the body of Jesus. The next we come to the Laver which was for the washing of the priests, incidentally we notice carefully that this washing took place before they went into the holy place, which is the first portion of the tent which represented the Holy Spirit experience or the experience of Pentecost. This experience was for the priests. Only the high priest went into the most holy place once every year. Please notice that there were three different positions in the tabernacle plan, outer court, holy place & then finally the most holy place. Between the holy place & the most holy place there was the alter of incense & also a curtain or veil. Even though the veil was completely rent from top to bottom in the temple at Jerusalem on the day of the crucifixion, unless we are willing to come out of the former experience of the holy place or ''pentecost'' & go to the altar of incense & then through the veil into the most holy place today we are not yet there in reality for there is a new covenant for us to partake of, the Order Of Melchisedek. Which is the order of kings & priests. Concerning the holy place or the analogy of pentecost, ''he has made the first old... and that which waxeth old is ready to vanish away'' KJV. ''He makes the first one obsolete...and what is obsolete is ripe for disappearance and to be dispensed with altogether'' Amp. What we have written so far is hardly touching the surface of what could be said here. ''The Holy Ghost this signifying, that the way into the holiest of all was not yet made manifest, while 4
  • 5. Christ The Antidote Regarding Death as the first tabernacle was yet standing:'' Heb 9:8. KJV. ''By this the Holy Spirit points out that the way into the [true Holy of] Holies is not yet thrown open as long as the former [the outer portion of the] tabernacle remains a recognized institution and is still standing,'' Heb 9:8. Amp. Is still standing where? Within in us of course, within our understanding. We must move or graduate from the position of recognising our former understanding of the holy place or pentecostal position as a recognised institution to ourselves into the reality of the most holy place position. This is the new covenant experience which is really the equivalent to the secret place of the most high as referred to in Psalm 91 verse one. Unfortunately just because many do not understand this, notwithstanding there is still a vast difference between the two experiences. I iterate, because the veil was rent in the physical temple at exactly the same time as Jesus ''gave up the ghost'' many do not realise the full extent of the full & true difference or meaning of the new covenant within the most holy place which incidentally has nothing to do with any organisation but is strictly an organism within the true temple being ourselves. ''Which stood only in meats and drinks, and divers washings, and carnal ordinances, imposed on them until the time of reformation. But Christ being come an high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building;'' Heb 9:10-11. KJV. ''For [the ceremonies] deal only with clean and unclean meats and drinks and different washings, [mere] external rules and regulations for the body imposed to tide the worshippers over until the time of setting things straight [of reformation, of the complete new order when Christ, the Messiah, shall establish the reality of what these things foreshadow--a better covenant]. But [that appointed time came] when Christ (the Messiah) appeared as a High Priest of the better things that have come and are to come. [Then] through the greater and more perfect tabernacle not made with [human] hands, that is, not a part of this material creation,'' Heb 9:10-11. Amp. So we have now come to the understanding of the complete new order by a greater & more perfect tabernacle not made with human hands, this of course is the wonderful experience of the miraculous most holy place which is the much greater glory of the true temple of God Who is within man ''who is fearfully and wonderfully made'' and as we begin to understand more fully the full significance of this we can only give God praise unceasingly. The Complete Restoration Of All Things! ''That nature (creation) itself will be set free from its bondage to decay and corruption [and gain an entrance] into the glorious freedom of God's children. We know that the whole creation [of irrational creatures] has been moaning together in the pains of labor until now.'' Rom 8:21-22. Amp. As I was reading these verses recently my spirit was so quickened by the reality of the theme that I am about to share with you. The following verses are in support of that which I feel is such a wonderful subject of hope for each & every one of us. ''And that He may send [to you] the Christ (the Messiah), Who before was designated and appointed for you--even Jesus, Whom heaven must receive [and retain] until the time for the complete restoration of all that God spoke by the mouth of all His holy prophets for ages past [from the most ancient time in the memory of man].'' Act 3:20-21. Amp. The fullness of this complete restoration which has been confirmed by the prophets & is being retained is I believe so close. This restoration will be in His, Christ's appearing. And where we may ask is His appearing? ''when He shall come to be glorified IN His saints and to be admired IN all those who believe (because our testimony among you was believed) in that Day. 12 that the name of our Lord Jesus Christ may be glorified in you, and you in Him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ.'' 2Th 1:10,12. MKJV. The answer is clear, Christ shall be glorified IN His saints who are the fullness of His body who will not see physical death. ''After this I will come back, and will rebuild the house of David, which has fallen; I will rebuild its [very] ruins, and I will set it up again, So that the rest of men may seek the Lord, and all the Gentiles upon whom My name has been invoked,'' Act 15:16-17. Amp. Has been invoked! I will draw all men 5
  • 6. Christ The Antidote Regarding Death unto me, the invoking is eventually for all men. ''And all flesh shall see the salvation of God." Luke 3:6. MKJV. ''And through Him having made peace through the blood of His cross, it pleased the Father to reconcile all things to Himself through Him, whether the things on earth or the things in Heaven.'' Col 1:20. MKJV. Please note all things not only on earth but both on earth & in heaven. Some may feel that because we have not quoted the preceding & the proceeding verses that we are not being honest. We are not writing to propagate the holy place realm of understanding, we are interested in the complete overall plan of God that we as sons of God understood in Job 38:7 in which we shouted for joy when we saw the final outcome of God reconciling all things back to Himself as the Amp would describe it in this following part extraction. ''And God purposed....all things should be completely reconciled back to Himself, whether on earth or in heaven, as through Him, [the Father] made peace by means of the blood of His cross.'' Col 1:20. Amp. ''It was God [personally present] in Christ, reconciling and restoring the world to favour with Himself, not counting up and holding against [men] their trespasses [but cancelling them], and committing to us the message of reconciliation (of the restoration to favour).'' 2Co 5:19. Amp. ''And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God [do not offend or vex or sadden Him], by Whom you were sealed (marked, branded as God's own, secured) for the day of redemption (of final deliverance through Christ from evil and the consequences of sin).'' Eph 4:30. Amp. ''In Him you also who have heard the Word of Truth, the glad tidings (Gospel) of your salvation, and have believed in and adhered to and relied on Him, were stamped with the seal of the long-promised Holy Spirit. That [Spirit] is the guarantee of our inheritance [the first-fruits, the pledge and foretaste, the down payment on our heritage], in anticipation of its full redemption and our acquiring [complete] possession of it--to the praise of His glory.'' Eph 1:13-14. Amp. Sealed with the down payment, the foretaste or guarantee in anticipation of acquiring complete possession which is our full redemption. Also 1Cor 1:22. Peter also clearly tells us in the following. ''Who, by the power of God are kept, through faith, for that salvation, which will be seen at the last day.'' 1Pe 1:5. Bible In Basic English. ''who are garrisoned by the power of God, through faith, for salvation ready to be revealed in the last era,'' 1Pe 1:5. Concordant Literal. The following in the Amplified is even more emphatic. ''till you fully inherit that final salvation that is ready to be revealed [for you] in the last time.'' 1Pet 1:5b. Amp. Notice we are told very clearly [that final salvation.] I would say here a great big GLORY to God for wonderfully revealing this to us. This is also further confirmed by Peter in Chapter 5:1b.''a sharer in the glory (the honour and splendour) that is to be revealed (disclosed, unfolded):'' The reason that the whole earth, nature & creation which includes far more than ourselves & animals; was condemned to frustration or vanity all in the wise plan of God. The High Road Dictionary would tell us that vanity is a ''want of reality, fruitless action, empty pleasure, idle show & great conceit of oneself.'' This of course is referring mainly to man, but if we give it some thought, animals also possess a vanity of sorts. Now the wonderful news is that the whole of creation will be set free from its bondage to decay into the same glorious freedom as God's children. This whole thing starts with the calling of God to His children & then our Father bringing us into a place of obedience. ''Who subjected it yet with the hope'' If we observe closely Col 1:20. All things both on earth & in heaven are included in this wonderful redemption & peace that our Christ has obtained for us by means of the event at Calvary. Not until we experience the change will we realise that we have come out from what happened in Gen 3:24 when ''[God] drove out the man; and He placed at the east of the Garden of Eden the cherubim and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep and guard the way to the tree of life.'' Gen 3:24. Amp. 6
  • 7. Christ The Antidote Regarding Death This is why it is the great work of master minds or watchers Dan 4:13,17, to help, regain & restore the heritage of man to bring him back to his first estate that he has lost, then he will once again live upon the spiritual plane that is rightfully his in what God in Christ Jesus accomplished at Calvary. When man comes to his spiritual true identity sense & realises that within himself, in his Christ self lie all the powers of Christ, ''man being the true headquarters of God'' he will return to being the master mind that he once was & as Christ has left us an example, a pattern, all the elements will hear his/our voice & will gladly do his will. This is why the whole world - plus others – are ''waiting for the manifestation of the sons of God.'' When our fear & unbelief are realised & caught & overcome, the will of man will know no bounds, man will then speak & it will be done. This is also why that ''they without us should not come to perfection apart from us before we could join them.'' Heb 11:40. Sin And Sickness! ''Bless, O my soul, Jehovah, And forget not all His benefits, 3 Who is forgiving all thine iniquities, Who is healing all thy diseases, 4 Who is redeeming from destruction thy life, Who is crowning thee-- kindness and mercies, 5 Who is satisfying with good thy desire, Renew itself as an eagle doth thy youth.'' Psa 103:2-5. Young's Literal Translation. ''My soul, praise the LORD and never forget how kind he is! He forgives all our sins and heals all our sicknesses. He saves us from the grave, and he gives us love and compassion. He gives us plenty of good things. He makes us young again, like an eagle that grows new feathers.'' Psa 103:2-5. Easy To Read Version. It is quite a story regarding the eagle, how they go completely bald each year & regrow new feathers & their youth is completely renewed. In these four verses is a wonderful analogy, almost a complete prophecy concerning the future of those in the most holy place. He is ''redeeming from destruction thy life...who He is satisfying with good thy desire'' ''He makes us young again like an eagle that grows new feathers.'' The title of our article is Deliverance On Mount Zion! The truth of this reaches over into many areas. Two of them are iniquities & sicknesses. Whenever Jesus healed, He healed all. Someone would say I disagree for in Mark 6 Jesus could not heal all. Well I would also disagree with the opinion that Jesus could not heal all in mark 6, so let us do a little dissecting & see what we can learn. ''But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honour, but in his own country, and among his own kin, and in his own house. And he could there do no mighty work, save that he laid his hands upon a few sick folk, and healed them.'' Mar 6:4-5. KJV. The main opposition here was unbelief. No mighty work was accomplished simply because of the fact that the people would not allow themselves to be prayed for. Why? Because of biased prejudice & because they knew Jesus as a local guy & He had no clout among them. At times we well know that familiarity can breed contempt. But let us look a little further, apparently a few sick folk did present themselves to Jesus for prayer. I now ask the question did Jesus fail with those who were not biased? No! For we read that these few were healed. ''He laid His hands on a few sick folk & healed them.'' All of those who were prayed for were well & truly healed. If any of the biased had presented themselves they also would have been healed. So much for our past traditions of the meaning of this verse. Jesus never failed even in His presenting Himself to Pilate, He said you would have no power over me if I did not allow it for it is the will of the Father that I die. For remember Jesus could have at any time called a legion of Angels. Any-time we think it is the will of God to be selective about whoever He would allow to take advantage by faith that which He has already provided, either to forgive our iniquity or heal our diseases we are either deceived by tradition or mightily misinformed. ''God so loved the WORLD that He gave His only begotten Son that WHOSOEVER...'' His plan is that ''I will draw all men - whosoever will - to Myself.'' God has no favourites as far as His promises are concerned, to say that Christ will save all but will not heal all is saying that God is putting restrictions on what Christ accomplished in the atonement. This I believe is a lie of the god of this world, if one is for all then both are for all. How did we come to God? By faith! How are we healed? By faith! There was a great man in the early 1900s by the name of William J Seymour he was a coloured brother who God used to lead the pentecostal revival in the great Azusa St mission. Now the amazing thing was that bro Seymour did not receive the baptism of the holy 7
  • 8. Christ The Antidote Regarding Death spirit until well after he had left the mission but because he believed that the experience was true, God blessed the truth that he preached by faith, in time he received a mighty infilling. Whilst we put restrictions on the atonement how on earth are we able to move ahead & activate our faith. It is impossible! In God there is no variance! ''Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness nor shadow of turning. Of His own will He brought us forth with the Word of truth, for us to be a certain first-fruit of His creatures.'' Jas 1:17-18. MKJV. The amplified would tell us ''a sample of what He created to be consecrated to Himself.'' ''How the gold has become dim; the fine gold has changed! The stones of the sanctuary are poured out at the head of every street. The precious sons of Zion are weighed against pure gold; how they are counted as earthen vessels, the work of a potter's hand!'' Lam 4:1-2. MKJV. I am weighing all this against my own life, I as with each of you must have a standard to aim for & His name is Jesus the Christ & He is so close that He is the true me in other words my true identity, as He is yours also! James And Peter! Acts 12 Herod killed James with the sword. With the same intent he arrested Peter and put him in jail. In answer to prayer, God delivered Peter. This incident is sometimes used to show that God will deliver some but not others. Some God will heal but not others! What does deliverance or non-deliverance from martyrdom have to do with deliverance from disease? They are two vastly different areas of activity. There is no relationship between them. Jesus said that men would kill you [Matthew 24:9 and John 16:12.] He never said disease could kill you. He healed all that came to Him. Martyrdom is partaking of Christ's sufferings. Disease and sickness were never in the category of Christ's sufferings. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The above is a direct statement taken from the pen of John G Lake. Whenever God begins to stir us up on any given subject it is not accidental, I know for a fact that there are many who are being prompted by the Spirit to reach out for higher things & wonderful healing-s that the recipients had not before thought possible & are taking place, this is what our Christ is doing world wide our faith is being stirred. WITH GOD ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE this is the wonderful time we have waited for, we in the third day message are not about to be left behind ''And Jehovah shall make you the head, and not the tail. And you shall be always above, and you shall not be beneath, if you listen to the commandments of Jehovah your God, which I command you today, to observe and to do them.'' Deut 28:13. MKJV. This Is All Part Of The Great Deliverance Which Is Happening On Mt Zion! On rereading our last article Part 69, page 4 paragraph two, I noticed that I stated that the word husband could be interchanged for the word bridegroom this is not quite true, for until the bridegroom actually marries the bride he is not yet her husband, so they are not as yet interchangeable. My apologies! Ralph Knowles, July. 2014. For those who have enjoyed this article & are hungry for the deeper truths of “ Third day revelation” Please contact Ralph Knowles. Phone 07 38187875, Mobile 0448126882. The mailing address is, 47/13 Thomas St Goodna Qld 4300 Australia. <ralphwknowles@yahoo.com.au> Web < www.rwknowles.com.au > If we have been prone to human error in this article it is not purposely, & I trust that a little kindness would allow for any fault & that we will consider & imbibe the better or spiritual part of that which is presented & intended. RWK. 8
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