We left off last week with the event that happened when I was in international banking and the theft that took place of all the commission monies earned by the four of us as participants.
Once again, it is important to recognize that we have been programmed by centuries of wrong thinking and a mindset woven into society that requires us to expect death – never mind the fact that Jesus canceled our appointment with death. What happens is that because of this wrong mindset and thinking permeating God’s people, Jesus gets cheated out of a people – especially a seasoned and mature people who can teach and mentor believers with Jesus’ mindset.
Let’s pick up right where we left off last week. We were talking about the revelation of Resurrection that comes in water baptism. The truth contained in this revelation is nothing short of stunning! In order to get a hold of it, however, we have to be able to shut down all of the pre-conditioning we’ve had throughout many generations.
The whole concept of being raised from the dead and walking and living in Resurrection Life is something that is more theory and mysticism in many parts of the body of Christ than reality. Most Christians still believe that death is a certainty for them and they expect to die.
Resurrection from the dead is a topic we’ve discussed from time to time, but never really explored with full revelation. Resurrection is a topic we associate strictly with physical death, but it goes way beyond just the physical aspects. In the coming weeks, I’d like to dig into this with you. Don’t know where this will all lead yet, but Holy Spirit has been downloading revelation in the past couple of weeks, so we will see where this takes us.
Few subjects appear in the Word as frequently as that of Wisdom, and Understanding is not far behind. Scriptures that talk about Wisdom appear 222 times and Scriptures that deal with Understanding appear 156 times.
Have you ever noticed how many times we see the number Seven in the Word? Seven is a number in Scripture which metaphorically represents completeness — a finishing of something.
To repeat what we started with last week in this series, we are talking about the personality, the makeup, the very essence of the Lord Jesus Christ.
During the past few months, I've been sharing in our local fellowship a revelation from what we commonly refer to as The Sermon on the Mount.
How doest thou this great day? Dost thou take heed to the wherewithal of those about thee? Yea, hath God so instructed thee? I've often wondered what it would be like to suddenly be thrust back into Elizabethan times and try to converse coherently with people who talk like that. Strange, eh what?