The Finished Work of the Cross

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What is it to walk in the finished work of Yeshua? He said that I am here to free the captives, to give sight to the blind, to heal the broken-hearted, to give the deaf back their hearing and to let the lame walk once again. We will be like eagles soaring above as we walk below, bringing our brothers and sisters along with us back to the Father of mercies. It is in this finished work that the power of God is manifest in and through us into a dark and broken world. It is in this finished work that we are given all power and authority over the enemy. Who is now under the subjection of the sovereign God, the only true God our Yahweh. Because of the obedience of Christ our Lord we are free to become who we were created to be. What love can do is beyond anything that evil can ever accomplish and all because He loved us even before the foundations of the earth were set in place. He loves us before we ever love Him.

The Lord speaks to each of us in a way that we can personally understand, individually and collectively. I once heard him say to me “Will all truth”. I actually wrote down ” with all truth ” twice and both times it was written “Will all truth” it became clear to me after I looked up the word “Will”. The definition means to “Manifest”. So now I know that He wants us to manifest all truth in the world, to be the light on a hilltop shining in the dark. This is exactly what Jesus came to do on Earth. To Manifest the Word of God, being himself, and to set it in action, the freeing of the slaves, in the fallen realm. Heaven and Earth will pass but my Will and my Word endure forever. The power of the spoken word can heal heart, body, and mind as well as move mountains. It is in this finished work that he so wants us to walk.

I no longer want to manifest anything that is a facade, being false and counterfeit which the world at large is living in and creating for herself. The Lord says to come out of her else you will take part in her plagues. I want to be free to follow the only one that has ever loved me no matter the circumstances I was in or am in. I no longer buy into a world based in the lie feeding those who use me to do their bidding. To be in the world but no longer of the world. Jesus said that he did not come to take us out of the world, but to give us life and life more abundant. What is this life more abundant and what does it contain? This is what keeps me in awe and ever seeking His Kingdom on Earth. This is what I believe is a result of walking in the finished work of the cross produces, Life and life more abundant being in the natural world and acting supernaturally to produce a crop worthy for our God and Father.

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I was a tree that was on the verge of dying and in a sense already dead. Then one day the Lord of the vineyard passed me by and said to the vineyard keeper, Why is this tree taking up good ground, look even all its fruit are dead? Root it up and get rid of it. But Jesus being who he is said no Father let me give this tree some tender loving care and some food and water first and see if we can bring this tree back to life to bear good fruit for your harvest. The Master’s reply was, Okay we will see what happens by this time next year with what you do. The works of Jesus are life-giving and full of grace, and let me well say, that when the Lord touches anything miracles happen and I am no exception to this.

So, What is the Finished work of the cross? Freedom and Life more abundant. Nothing else on earth tastes anything like the wine that Jesus produces in us, His earthen jars, for His and our Fathers good pleasure.

 

 

 

The Patriotic View of the Unpatriotic

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I start this Blog with a quote from the associated press dated July 30 2018.

WASHINGTON — The trial of President Donald Trump’s onetime campaign chairman will open this week with tales of lavish spending, secret shell companies and millions of dollars of Ukrainian money flowing through offshore bank accounts and into the political consultant’s pocket.

This is the sad state of affairs that our country and its citizens have come to know as the new norm. The next world war is not a political one, even if it appears that way. It is and will be the wolves looking to devour all the lambs until we are a gone. They however are sadly mistaken in their conquest for paradise. “If they want the world, let them have it.” But we need to know that they are not going to devour any of the Lords lambs in the process. It only appears that the devil is winning. Truth in fact is that he has already lost the war and he is already dead.  Shadows and dust is all that chases us.

It is the wickedness of mans heart, our own hearts that are deceptively wicked and none know its depths, this is the true enemy. We cause the problems in our own lives and in the world, always looking for someone else to blame. Just as Eve did to the serpent and the first Adam did to Eve. I witness the hearts of many growing colder and realize now that in the end it will be those who have retained love in their hearts who will be victorious over evil. Love is the deciding factor when it comes to the Lords Kingdom and entrance into it. Always love, mercy and grace. I heard someone once ask the question.” God, why do you allow the evil in the world to exist?” and the Lord replied to him “Why do YOU allow evil to exist in the world?” Good question. Seeing as Jesus did say that he now gives us all power and authority over the devil and his minions two-thousand years ago. A kind word and a kindly given gesture in a heated moment can quench a fire that may have burned out of control. This is our victory Listen, Listen, Love, Love, Let the Lord use me to help you. It can be this simple. Agape is not a burden we take on our backs, it is a gift that keeps giving unconditionally. This is the definition of true patriotism for, “The one true nationality is mankind”…H.G. Wells

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History has a way of repeating itself.  We have been at this juncture before in time and in space with many governments, cultures and nations around the world. Dating back eons, even to as far back as when the first of us as men and women aspired to be something great and to accomplish something great for ourselves, god and the people around us. Ambition can be a serial killer disguised as a blessing. Beware of wolves in sheep’s clothing. So this being said here we are again and the outlook doesn’t look so bright. Not only in our country but many others as well. It seems that we may be on course to a head-on collision with a complete global meltdown of sorts. Possibly if not already foreseeable as a reality in the near future.  Even if I could persuade you or some of you, or many of you to see it my way, taking heed and changing. The fact remains that what is going to happen, is going to happen and in truth it already has. This is the very thing that Jesus spoke when He said” Let the dead follow the dead, If you want to live follow me.” So don’t follow shiny objects of desire or miracles. Follow Jesus, Jesus is the way.

Now that we have the premise and the promise let us dig more into the truth according to Gary. I say according to Gary because there is only one truth. Every subsequent version of the one truth can be considered a mistruth according to the standpoint, perception and bias of the observer. Thus none of us have the whole truth unequivocally. We see and experience the world according to us. This may be why there are Four Gospels. Each of the four having significantly similar accounts as well as a significantly different accounts of the things said, the specific events, people involved, as well the time line in the observers point of view. The four gospels together give us a better perspective of who Jesus is, But still there is only One truth as He Himself proclaimed. The only Way, The only Truth and The only Life of the believer.

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Let us take for instance the truth of an auto accident that resides in the middle of a four way intersection with one observer positioned at each of the four corners, giving their perspectives and accounts of the event which is the accident itself and the truth. There will be four somewhat similar accounts but none the less they will be different. There is only one truth and it is a the center of the intersection.

Given the example we know it is the positioning of Jesus who was in center on the cross. Who being the only truth is now risen and can be in the center of each of us, our Truth in a most personal way. He always needs to remain on the throne of our hearts in the center of our life in Him. Now we are able to give the account of our relationship with Him according to how we experience Him and His attributes in our personal lives. Adding to the body of Christ individually and corporately. Not taking away, overpowering or tearing down the individual parts, but always edifying the parts of our  body in Christ. Feeding and watering the garden so that we all share in the fruits of the labor in Spirit and in Charity. Sharing the expression of God we personally possess with each other and experiencing Gods love and personality through each of us with each other. Treasure in earthen jars. Thus each believer filled with the Holy Spirit presence has something to offer the other in the relationship of believers as a whole. All of us have exclusive rights in our personal relationship with God together as One living creation. To know Him and the power of His resurrection within us, living and breathing. This is the way to life abundantly.

Sadly, more and more often it is our quest for knowledge and personal ambitions mixed with the desire for power that fractures us. We want the kingdom but we don’t want God in it, thus causing a schism to be formed. This is ever so present within and without us personally and corporately and will one day be the death of us if we continue on course.  However, It will not go on like this for too much longer. The signs of the times, The Spirit of truth and wisdom calls out in the streets and every man goes their own way listening to the spirit of error. But all is not lost, There will be some saved. Tyranny and rebellion last only but for a moment in the grand picture of Gods salvation of His children. Restoration is in the Lords hands and it will be accomplished by Him. Just keep pressing in.

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So if we believe and recognize that each of us is an individual expression of who God is and that this Spirit and Truth is all that remains untainted by influence of mans thoughts and hands. Each one of us now becomes a facet of God shining his personality and pouring out His Agape to the world. This being acknowledged then we must also recognize that parallel to this is the fallen self, in the fallen world and that each of us possesses an expression of the personality of the fallen prince. The so called god of this world in the form of fallen Adam with his many dis-eases and shortcomings. My own thoughts as I meditated on this was that this is exactly what Jesus came to show us and to teach us to overcome. The way to free us from the fallen self in His Dunamis (Power). Now we have a chance to follow and be transformed into a living, loving, life giving member in a forever family because of what Jesus did. Our victory is exclusively in the Lord. No longer being tossed to and fro in the chaotic sea of this world. Being freed from the influences of alchemy, metallurgy, geology, geography, psychology, religion, physiology, astrology and any other unmentioned form changing demon, The so called little gods of this world. Becoming Supernatural and supernaturally equipped by God for our brothers and sisters. This may be in relation to why the Lord says to us that when you make an alter to me you shall not form it according to your own measurements, standards or tools but according to the instructions I personally give to you with what I give to you, and to do what I have commanded you to do, For I alone have made nothing unclean. It is definitely the expulsion of darkness from within us that allows us to see the world in truth. Becoming the Alter of God living and breathing. Being tasked as an ambassador to the living Kingdom. Becoming a Son of God, no longer a child doing childish things, bound by the elemental spirits in the mental and physical world. But now pouring out the Agape of God in a most sensitive, heartfelt and productive way . Being full of grace for the children that God so much loves and wants to be free.

We take so much for granted. This is the new normal and a sign of the times. As if the Alternative lifestyles we live were always acceptable or maybe unacceptable at one time but now not even questioning what we believe to be morally sound at all. Maybe we don’t care about how we live and affect others, thus failing to make a change of course back in the right direction where true life dwells. Maybe we act in the “Just let it be what it is and see if it corrects itself” manner. Whatever the case may be, this is an error that has cost many a billion lives and will cost many more billions in the ecological sense of perspective. We live while the whole world dies, and we do it in a most catatonic way. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results. Sounds familiar to me.

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So when do we wake up and stop following the dead to come alive in Christ, In Jesus?When will enough be enough? When will we let go and begin the true work of change for the sake of life and love alone? I was tired of this merry-go-round, dog eat dog world enough to have let the only one who can change me begin the process in me and the results are miraculous. I was tired of just living for me and mine. Having a belief of being alive, but knowing I was dead inside. I now know that I’m not alone in this desperate yearning for life and for change in a profound way. I now know it is possible to turn it all around and attain true life in abundance because I am now living in it. Knowing that we can attain what Jesus promised. But as I said earlier, even if I could persuade you by my own account of the truth to let go and let God. Will the seeds take hold and be watered enough? Will there be enough earth to cover the seeds and will the weeding and fertilizing be done in route so that there may be a chance for life in the future? The answer is yes, most definitely, yes. Because one may plant the seed, and the other may water the plant, but it is God who gives the increase. His Spirit and His Word do not come back to Him void.

I guess the point I am trying to make is when the unpatriotic show us their backs as we turn to them for help, let them stay with their backs turned and let them keep walking. The Lord is our shepherd we have everything we need. Patriotism is caring and helping our neighbors even at a cost to ourselves. This is and will be the focus of a nation under God. Let us remember always that a nation with her peoples that blesses God is the one that is blessed by God and they who have been freed, are free indeed.

So, there is my truth when it comes to the patriotic view of the unpatriotic. Hope you get it.

May your garden always be Blessed in the Lord with the abundant fruit of the Spirit.

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The Journey is the Destination

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With less than five weeks to go on my next Journey. This time out to the the Grand Canyon. I must say that I am filled with exhilaration, apprehension, joy, and the indelible sense that I will encounter the Lord in a way that will be most profound. Actually that’s how I wake up everyday. What do You have for me next, Lord? All with a little smile on my face and I’m sure his as well.

Someone once told me “Gary, The journey is the destination.” It took me some time but I now realize and have manifested this truth in my own life. My journeys are the meaning that I so desperately needed in life with Jesus. They bring me closer to the meaning of the who and what we are in the Lord and His work as ambassadors to the Kingdom.

I will be leaving New Hampshire for my epic trip by train to one of the oldest places exposed on planet Earth, the Grand Canyon in Arizona. The backdrop on my mission will be awe inspiring and breathtaking. This will be most compounded by the Lords Dunamis and presence in the works he created in me to bring his children home. Through me a sinner who was most injurious in my former life. But now more than that. Now a brother, a son, an apprentice, a friend to God by His making.

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Who I was and what I did before my life in Christ pales in comparison to what I am experiencing now in the grace and favor of our risen Lord. At this turn on my road back to the One who loves me my life is abundant enough to pour out life abundantly to the children he so desperately loves and wants to save. I live by Psalm 23 in which it says that the Lord is my Shepherd, I have everything I need. I see now that the ministry does not necessitate need. It is the need that necessitates the ministry. The world and the children that reside here need to know unequivocally that we are loved. That He has provided a way of escape from our enemies. It is in this power that he gives to us that we break every chain and follow Him. This is the “Dunamis” of the Lord.  And to each one of us He has given this power, to them that confirm and even to those that receive and believe that Jesus is Lord, The Son of the Living God, Over comer of the world and its devils.

The Lords delight and His pride is in His children. They who overcome with Him and them that defeat the dragon. Crushing the head of the serpent before it eats its own tail, tightening as if it were a noose around our necks. God loves a good ending when it come to His saints. But time is running out. The Lord at one point will swiftly move from the mercy seat to the judgment seat with little to no warning. It is at this point that we as his children do not want to have that V8 moment, being caught sleeping, so to speak. We need always to remember that it is not the fall that hurts, It is the sudden stop that breaks us and to act accordingly always. He instructs us to work while it is still day  diligently and steadfastly, for the night is fast approaching when no one will be able to work. So how much closer are we to this night, then when we first began and how much closer are we to the Light, than when we first began? This is the question at hand and drives me to seek His kingdom and desire before all else.

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I see now, therefor I act. We can only do what we see the Father doing in Christ, in Jesus. It is both tantamount and essential for us to pray for the eyes to see and the heart to know the truth which sets us free to become kingdom workers. To pray for eye-salve and refined gold so that we are equipped to do what the Lord does in and through us. Yes, His ways are above our ways, but He never said that He wouldn’t teach us His ways. It is in the willingness to love the loveless and to touch the touch-less that we open doors to the New Heaven on Earth Now. Inviting all to come and taste the goodness of the Lord. And now the angels sing Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord God Almighty, for all the Earth is filled with His Glory. A special gift from the Lord to us back to Him.

The end begins just as it starts and leaves me wondering what we left behind. In Christ, In Jesus there are no endings, just new beginnings. This is his gift of grace toward us. The time and space to work it all out until our Kairos begins in Him. The quality becoming more important than the quantity which is Kairos vs. Chronos.

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So I end with this. The question of why is the work in the Humanities the best work? Because people matter of course. This is the best way for living and the path of peace for all who are called by His name. Will my journey be without dis-ease, test, trials or disappointments? No. There will most definitely be learning experiences. However, I need not worry because the world has now been overcome for me and for you too.

So need I say more? Other than,

Journey on, Good Soldier……..Journey on.

On the Road, a Continual Family of Trees

 

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It is no doubt to me now why I have partaken in the Life of traveling and of people, even though by my own confession I am not a people person. So many others choose the road for discovery, including my now distant cousin Jack Kerouac. We are actively in search of the long forgotten memory of who we are and where we stand or kneel on the rock, seeking the unseen connections that bind us together. let us please not forget the countless others that will follow in our footsteps after we have passed from this present generation and pray for them too. I was born, I live, I do and I die because it is in the fabric of who I am. Cut from the same cloth that comprises us all yet only the differences usually stand out in the open naked and exposed. Really just the small things in comparison. The weaves and patterns may be what differ in what comprises us. The particulars and the details. The fragrance as well as the colors of our progress or regress in the procession, as if in a marching parade together and apart on our Journey back home to our Creator. This is what intrigues me in peoples lives. Jack passed from his trek here on planet Terra about twenty miles south of where I live in New Hampshire. I live in the city where he was born and where his Parents were born before him, His mother being my great aunt or my great great aunt, one or the other. I was 10 months old in 1969 just beginning this life as he was passing from his. I never knew him in person. However, I find that it has been both inspiring and incredibly mystifying to me that as I read his works now in my late 40’s that I can personally relate to the essence that binds us together, the unseen connection. Questioning what is real and what is facade. It is the never ending search for connection, re connection and truth that’s drives me on the road to find more of who I am and who we are together. It is this search to find what we all have in common in our forest of semi-severed trees in existence, splintered and scattered amiss that fuels my desire to go further than I ever have. And yet even still I see that the differences we share do not take anything away from our relationship, they can only add to it. The thoughts, mannerisms, methods with the total and complete loyalty to the truth are both uncanny and exhilarating to me when I learn of Jack. With generations of time and space separating us now, how could it be that I continue in the steps of the man who rattled the senses and reinvigorated the fire that burns in us to seek this connection within each of us. To seek and to give unconditional love more then to seek my own desire. Not following pre-programmed thoughts, attitudes and agendas in vain glory that I merely see and act out toward others. As if in a fleeting glimpse of a newspaper article to be judged and juried with a passing thought on the slow road to the middle. Truth be told we never met, but the fact remains that within me I still have the indelible sense that we know each other and that we are both known by God. As a result, I dedicate this blog to my family, friends and coworkers in the faith around the world. May you be blessed always and Journey on good soldier, journey on.

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Why is the work in the humanities the best work? Because people matter. Each of us has a story filled with love, hate, joys, sorrows, successes and failures, gifts as well as shortcomings, poverty and relative wealth. It is in the recognizing and the acquiring of the truth that we all have more in common with each other than we have in differences and being willing to share both that can be empowering to the one who operates selflessly in love. In this we can be equipped enough to know that we are now able to set our own demons aside forsaking all to tend to the wounds of others. Essentially, when we begin the works of helping to heal others selflessly we begin to heal our own inner wounds at the same time, unilaterally together. Working for the common good of all. A continual cycle of Agape love given by God in His most grandest form in nature, here now and beyond, pure and unblemished. What a joy it is to be used by the creator of everything that is good in the world that we see, touch, taste and experience. What a magnificent honor and gift to be able to tend his garden.

I Have recently returned from the most incredible Journey I never could have imagined, or Maybe I did at one time or another and just kept forgetting as I was wrapped up in a matter or a recourse in the recoil that is the snake of this world. Soaking drying and soaking again in the things of this world over time is exhausting. I liken it to taking a daily bath comprised of all that is not of me, but by default I am soaking in the elements of life and death, good and evil, becoming what others want me to be as a result, muddied waters, tainted by the world and her thoughts, attitudes and ways. Not truly me but not truly others either in completeness. A mishmash of faux paw and genuine, the result of the workings of me in the environment I am imprisoned in, the fallen land of the dead and dying. Now Looking back through my life here on the rock I can see that time is not Linear, it only appears that way. What I am saying is that I have come to realize again that we have friends and family, good, bad and indifferent, who maybe all but completely unknown to us in our present state of being. But  somehow and someway I know them, that we are intrinsically connected in and through and across this vast ocean of time space. The relationships with our spiritual family as I have come to realize us begins outside the boundaries of the Material universe yet grows and matures inside it with its laws and regulations. Operating at a phenomenal rate of exchange, coexisting, parallel, and unilateral to each other.  So until this revealed to us in the Spirit and in the mind simultaneously with all the physical properties in the right place, at the right time(Kairos), we may only receive a hint of this truth, maybe in a momentary fleeting glimpse, or in the parts of a fragmented dream, or in a running vision. When the three parts that make us who we are in unison compiled with the finished work we have overcome or somewhere in our overcoming process of the world there is a gift given that allows us to see the things as they truly are. A golden compass of sorts. However this may be for you in particulars and degrees and the way you experience this dunamis is between the Lord and you At your time of reconciliation, Formulated and settled in your personal relationship with him. For me I see that Its when we are tuned in to the truth that we become like a fine musical instrument being tuned by the hand of God himself and is in this time(Kairos) that we become capable of recognizing our true relationships with God and people as we stretch across time and space. We live in a bubble of sorts with the axis points the Islands in our ocean, the ocean of our lives, as the map to navigate through the outer universe as the Lord prepares the new kingdom within us outside the bubble, which is made from pure love and light. The opportunity taken at the opportune moment, grasped and worked with in its fullest begins to open up the doors of truth that no one can deny or close to us. We are no longer tricked and deceived into holding on to anything in the material universe that is spurious and temporal. It is in this letting go that we can begin to see things from another stand point outside the bubble. Giving us true perspective with the kingdom point of view. This will propel us as far into infinity as we are willing to go as growing Sons of the living God.  And parallel to this is the fact that we are created in His image made for the purpose of his pleasure becoming ambassador’s to the Kingdom that Jesus spoke of long ago. It is High time that we woke up and began to think outside the box to act accordingly in side the box. pouring out the Lords will as his vessels. It is not by coincidence, the fact that a perfect circle in 3 dimensions is a sphere. Our clock is not in fact a linear circle in it’s totality, adding to the mystery that is the Grace of God. Body, Mind, and Spirit.

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Traveling by train is an up close and personal experience. It can go both ways on the comfort range of things with all the variables. However, It affords us the time to get to know ourselves and others a little more and a little better. Everyone aboard is coming from and going to somewhere to someone or maybe no one at all that they can foresee in the moment. The truth is that we are never totally alone, even when it appears that we are. All of us together are different parts of our own stories giving us insight to ourselves and what we are seeking. Having the opportunity to share the connection and taking the opportunity is the chance to expand our own tents in magnificent ways helping others to extend their own. I Love the way we take time to help each other, take the time and thought to be kind to others, planting, tending, watering, feeding the trees of the garden in route to the somewhere in between. Incredible is the experience of travel. The harvest is ripe and ready for the picking, We need only listen, love, extend, give and receive. Love is not rocket science and needs not to be so inconvenient, complicated or burdensome. When the Lord is at work in us its an honor and a pleasure to share in the fruits of giving life and light to our brothers and sisters.

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I can not tell you with all certainty when and where this all started with all assurance. Grace is bigger than the big picture we can put in words. But what I can tell you with assurance is that the proof of the evidence is attainable. That our given lives are more special, meaningful and interconnected than the all of the trees and their root systems of a forest and even more than the interconnectedness of everything in the material universe. That we are truly bound to each other in a way that can not be explained in its entirety with Language, but never the less can be known by us through the Spirit if we so desire to seek Him in this way. When we think of family we think of our siblings or maybe even closer than close friends. However I now know that this is only the tip of the iceberg. We have a spiritual family that transcends this world in time and space. A Family that is rooted in the Spirit of Love, Kindness, Charity and Compassion only known by and to each other. We are the endless recipients of Gods grace and love poured out to everyone unconditionally. What a good, good Father we have to place His Agape Love in these earthen vessels.

Beginning again where I left off , I was traveling from Boston to the Northwest part of the U.S; The Columbia Basin. My home state of New Hampshire was behind me now and determination was part of my fuel moving forward. I was traveling by Amtrak which is my preferred way to travel. The train ride gives us more time to get to know people better and affords us the opportunity to build friendships with others that we may only ever glance over in passing in our busy schedules and lives while on this earth running the rat race, life interrupted. I didn’t really know what to expect when I left Boston for Oregon and Washington State, I was determined to experience what the Lord was bringing me into. So after two years and a life time of planning I began my Journey in the fall of 2017. The experience of going to and fro this great expanse reverberates through me with the resilience and perseverance  needed to continue the path today.  Plowing the soil, seeding the ground, watering and tending the younglings , working my plot given to me to toil.  I suspect it keep me on my toes for a long time to come. For I have received the resilience to keep working for the kingdom and the good no matter what little failure or disappointment comes my way. I am still completely floored and in awe of the revelation and of what transpired in my two weeks on the road with some of the most kind and beautiful people in the world known to me thus far.

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“The Pleasure is all mine”…He said

 

I had been on the train for about a day when I met a family from India traveling to start a new life here in the states. The need to make connections with others on more than one level is inherent in most if not all of us as people. This family  was now here continuing their personal journey with each other in the America, looking for the connection they had dreamed of in their homeland. I prayed and I continue to pray for the best in their lives. I could feel the love pouring out of them. They had a beautiful son who happened to be autistic but very intelligent and wonderfully put together in so many ways. They offered me some traditional homemade food, Rice and curry chicken, Yum. We blessed and gave thanks for the food and each other, As we ate we were able to share a moment together that otherwise would never have happened had we not taken our pilgrimage. Had the seeds not fallen exactly as they were planned to fall by God, and had they not sprung up from the ground taking root, had the not grown leaves an flourished with the rain and sun then we would not be sharing the fruit of companionship and connectedness. My only regret is I didn’t get a picture of us together on the train. however, we will remain together in my heart and in my memories forever.

It is good to be in the company of brothers.

The supernatural connection in and through the Holy Spirit transcends time, space and all reason. We are truly One in God. Our relationships to each other can not be defined as you and me, us and them, there is only One I, The Lord God Almighty. We are, because He is and there is no one that the Lord loves the absolute most because we are all equal in His eyes. Jealousy and strife’s have no place in the kingdom because there is nothing to be Jealous about. We can know and be still in knowing that we are all the Lords favorites. I am beginning to realize and this is manifesting in my life with Christ. All the experiences of all Gods children struggling and overcoming including the Lord himself can be looked upon and experienced in a way that only God could manifest in us. We have at are disposal all the collective power from those in the past as well as from those that are to come as One in God.

The first stop on my journey was Portland Oregon. There is a small hostel up in the Hawthorne district that is remarkable in its simplicity to give back as it receives in Body, Mind and Spirit. This place has a recycling ecosystem that is hinged on consistent flow of elements transpiring, transporting and transcending all avenues of existence.

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Our own personal footprints should be as feather light on the environment as the one this house in Portland and its travelers produce. My first thoughts upon arrival were that this place is cool. But I know that “cool” is a trap designed to take me away from the purpose, and this place and its peoples most definitely have purpose. I was completely exhausted from my train ride for three days so my first plan of action after checking in were showering and resting. I was completely out of it and snoozing away by 6:00 pm after a bit to eat. By 2:30 am I was refreshed and ready to absorb the nutrients of this place.

The house cat and me became acquainted as I was sitting in the front foyer enjoying the peace and tranquility of being the only soul awake at 3am. I had been here before but this time was a different time and I knew it. The true definition of insanity is doing the same mistake over and over expecting a different result. I would be leaving today.

I prearranged this trip the best I could, seeing that this world is ever changing with its own mind. Being versatile and malleable are prerequisite for success in any type of venture or adventure worth taking. Unseen and unknown things can and will happen. The righteous stumble seven times and get back up moving forward, what a friend we have to pick us up from the dirt. Adapting to the elements around us in a way that doesn’t compromise our integrity is an art. On so many levels we are challenged to conform while still retaining our individuality. Can this be done? It is a delicate balance between forces that requires a dance to the melody of the moral fiber inherent in all of us.

My friend Christian at the Shiloh Inn, Moses Lake

After an exhausting 10 hour trip sitting on my butt on the bus from Portland, Oregon my second Stop in the west would be in the Washington state Columbia Basin, A great small city named Moses Lake. God with the people here amazed me and floored me as I got to reunite with old friends. I knew now for sure that what the Lord revealed to me many months and years back, was truth and reality. I find it ironic that people recognize me before I them. Apart of the plan as I have come to believe, so that they may see the change and let their guard down long enough to Let me in for a moment. After the initial test we are able to share the bond and love we once had together, even if for only a moment of time here but reverberating through all the realms of God simultaneously. If a day to the Lord is a thousand years, than a moment shared in the Spirit is more than just a moment.

I love and appreciate them even more now than I ever have in my existence. I arrived in early fall so the weather was still on my side, physically I was tired and spiritually I was ready for anything, mentally I was in a good enough space to remain stable as I walked through my surreal experience of being partly home again.

The people here are extraordinary, friendly and outspoken but also apprehensive in a protective way. There is however that fine line that separates fact from fiction with good and evil. The underbelly of this community lurked in the shadows ready to devour any who would walk out of the light. I could live here, we’re apart of my first thoughts. It was than fear began to play out its course as I soaked the people environment in. Everything and everyone is not as it appears to be. I needed to take the time to see as clearly as I should and find the purpose of my visit. Then I could be used knowingly or not for the Lord and His purpose. I ate every night at Bobs diner as they catered to my desire for poutine, which is French fries, topped with turkey gravy and lots of cheese a famous back east coast French connection dish. I got to know the people behind the names and faces. I really felt at home here on more than one level with them. A Spiritual bond is A tie that binds us, something that is beyond just this world. It was difficult to leave them, but I must press on before I lost heart and the purpose slipped from my mind. Don’t want to have any of them ” I could have had a v8″ moments, biffing myself in the head.

Pleased to meet you, Do you Know Him?

My Journey would bring me closer to my intended destination with the help of many people from whom love still dwells in their hearts. Its funny because the irony is that the Journey is the destination. Don’t want to miss any of them divine appointments is just the thoughts that get us to miss them in the first place. I don’t have to think so much, just breath and be me, let God drive this thing. So in my present state of apprehension of the unknown I can be still while moving the course. Not focusing on fear and uncertainty but the possibility that I may receive what I came looking for. Connection

The Journey back home to Him is the destination which God had planned from the beginning for us.

We as children of God have the opportunity to become grown Sons of God with all the inheritance bestowed on Yeshua our brother. What is it to becoming that we run from? The process is the Journey, Sanctified and restored to the manifest Presence of our Father.

We can miss so much and so many on the way if we are careless and inpatient to reach the intended place to quickly. It would take Jesus sometimes a day to walk a mile, even as the crowds pressed in and on Him onwards toward Jerusalem for the fulfillment of their own agenda.  Jesus knew better, He knew them and their hearts, giving grace as grace was needed. He is dealing with mere babes. Going at his own pace He set out to save the children he loved so much. He knew the importance of each individual that cried out his name for a blessing on that road. He would stop for anyone and take as much time as was needed to secure another soul for the Father and His kingdom. This is the blessing he wants us to become to the world. Willing to forsake ourselves for the benefit of others. This can only be done living in and through Agape Love. The example has been set for us.

My next stop would be Steamboat State Park, Washington where I would meet up with more of us on my endless road of discovery and rediscovery.

To be Continued….

Next up, On the road to Amanda at Steamboat State Park

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welcome to Steamboat state park my name is Amanda, Yes, of course it is.

 

 

 

 

Secular Vs. Non-Secular

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     So! You want your cake, and you want to eat it too! The Non-secular interplay with the Secular world at large in the long run does not work, for the one will dominate and eventually consume the other.

It was last year about this time that I was visiting a local art gallery here in New Hampshire when I came to the above painting of the sacred Ibis and common Ibis in what looked like some sort of dual. I was taken aback by the horribleness of the scene and it struck me as some sort gross act. The meaning of such a vivid display in the natural world was to me confounding. I asked myself the question of what was behind this massive act of aggression in the animal kingdom and the mirroring effect in our own cultures. Types and shadows of the creation and the fall of creation. The inherent struggle, the processes of birth, life, consummation, death and rebirth in this fallen realm.

We try so hard and have come quite far in making our lives more comfortable at the expense of all that is, all that has been put in our stewardship. So much misery and death in this world could be avoided if we began to think of the things of others before we thought of the things of ourselves, sharing all things in common rather than focusing on our differences. And yet paralleling to this we have grown faint in our understanding of the struggle and the missed opportunities for growth beyond what we can measure in our human experience. The truth which can only be realized in our spiritual experience with our spiritual mind here on earth. We are growing ever so slowly. We are Forever learning but not coming into the fullness of the knowledge, the knowing of the Lord with the power of His ressurection within us, physically and spiritually.

We have not fully realized this power(Dunamis) as of yet which is given to us in and through and by the Holy Spirit himself, for He is our power to overcome every obstacle, the lamp for our feet, the councilor, our comforter for our struggle to transform us from within into the eternal beings we were destined to become. I am talking about the becoming of spiritual beings, super-natural and super naturally equipped, timeless beings, enriched in every facet of our existence, fulfilled and made whole in body, mind, Spirit and emotion; pouring out this God given power of true life to the idleness of comfortability in others that keeps them consuming while they are asleep. Living the dream, so to speak. Challenging the status quo of this later generation of ourselves. I say ourselves because we all share this same inherent characteristic. We are all sleeping to a degree and oscillating between what is good and evil. The human experience is a beautiful tapestry of experiences designed for and through many reasons, however the most profound and possibly the most important is the ability to learn to love unconditionally, known as Agape Love. The Love Yeshua has for us, the Love that compelled Him to remain obedient all the way to the cross. The Love we experience through His mercy and grace every waking day. It is a good thing to lay ones own desires down for his brothers and sisters benefit.

  • When do we say enough is enough? When do we begin to not agree with this dog eat dog world system? When ? When do we come together in Truth and Spirit to Love for the sake of loving? To give for the sake of giving? When do we turn from being human beings trying to have a spiritual experience to Spiritual beings having a human experience? When will we be ready to let go and let God? When do we preach the Gospel of the Kingdom? When do we realize the truth of the Love in servitude and a servitude in Love? When do we come together in the Unity of the Spirit with one mind the many parts of the one body? When?

I Will Not leave You as Orphans

The Lords proclamation to us, is that he would not and will not leave us as orphans in this World. What a great promise of the Lord. The devils would have us believe that is exactly what the Lord is doing. But on the contrary the Lord does in fact adopt us as dearly beloved. We are in the forever family of God and he tends to us as a hen cares for her chicks.

Dust and Smoke is all that chases us away from the Lord. We only need to adhere to the ways of God our Father and our brother Jesus and he lifts the veil of the adversaries schemes to see plainly that the only true enemies are ourselves. We see the path with a lamp at our feet to keep to the way.

What hinders us in our trust? We are all traveling this long road to the middle in circles. Makes me dizzy to think of how many laps in this desert it took to begin to see that the Lord is worthy of all our trust in Him. For his ways are not our ways.

Experiential knowledge in the Lord is worth more than fine silver or refined gold. It is the wisdom that sets us apart from those that hinder the progress of salvation. It is the gift that is needed to fully walk this out in truth and in Spirit. When we experience first hand the majesty of the lord, no one can take that from us as we walk in the power of God bringing our brothers and sisters home.

Someone once asked me what I thought was God’s greatest Joy. My reply was that when we are saved is his greatest joy. He said to me yes, but our Fathers’ greatest joy is when all his children come home to him.

What are we waiting for?

From Sunship to Sonship……

We are born in the fallen world in our fallen state of being as a choice from our Father and ourselves to learn the true nature of our lives with him and the experience to exercise our will in the choices that bring us back home to Him as full Sons.

I see by experience now that the process is similar to that of a caterpillar metamorphosing into a butterfly. The Glory of the Lord and His majesty with the works of the Lord are plain to see and are in everything we gaze upon in the Earth. We are his workmanship and God doesn’t make junk, nothing is wasted.

The Father of mercies pours his grace sufficient upon all mankind. It is what we do in the grace in moving forward or regressing that we will live with in eternity.

What is it to follow the Sun? And what is it to follow the Son? We know for the one who follows the Sun is on that wide path in the world following what the world desires and fulfilling every kind of evil.

However following the Son, the one true Son of God is to renounce the world and to shed off the things of this world that bind us and hold us in captivity.

For we can not love God and mammon too. We will cling to the one and hate the other. There is no other way the Lord will have us. We are to come out of her lest we take part in her plagues and we are to be in the world but not of the world. This is the lonely path that Jesus forged for us, the path to Sonship with Him.

Can we perceive Him? Can we identify with Him? Are we suffering (allowing the fire to burn within us, so as to purge us of everything that is not of God that is in the world.)?

The refinement of the gold in skimming the dross leaves us as pure gold, and this is the works of the Lord within us.

The Baptist said of his journey that “He must decrease so that the Lord May increase.” It is in this decrease of ourselves and our works that the Lord increases within us, Himself and His works. We become yoked with the Lord and this is the plan for us. To be less so that he may be more. Are we afraid of losing our individuality? Are we afraid of losing our free will? Are we afraid of the Lord? What keeps us from the total commitment to the creator of all?

There is no you, there is no me, there is no them. There is only us in the kingdom, for in Him we are one. This is a truth that has much power and authority in Christ, but it is also a truth that individuals have shrunk back from and uphold an agenda against this knowledge of Oneness, in order to preserve the worldly power they receive from the enemies of God our Father. Yahweh is His name.

Going from Sunship to Sonship is the very purpose we are born on earth to work out. It is in this very thing that we are to be working out our salvation (restoration) with all fear and trembling, for our God is a consuming fire and we are to strive and to thrive in our journey from childhood to full grown Sons of the Living God. This is the fulfillment of his promises to us from long ago.

Are we to walk in circles around the desert for an eternity? Are we to shrink back from the Lord? Are we to continue in the world living by the worlds terms and foundations? I think not.

We are to mount up with wings as eagles. We are to climb out of the sandbox and mature as we did as children to adolescence and onto being mature men and women. Are we ready to put the pales with the water and the spoons away we so happily eat the dirt with to grow up? It’s Hi time to wake up and smell the coffee for the night is well spent and the dawn is on the horizon. If we are to achieve anything than we must seek the lord with all of ourselves. We must do this so that he will fulfill his promises of healing us and our land. It is his proclamation toward us that when we return wholeheartedly to him that he will bind our wounds and remember our sins no more. That he will heal us and continue with us.

Personally I wouldn’t want it any other way than to be one with the Lord, for then at this moment I am never alone.

So, what do we want, individuality or Oneness?

What do we want, the world or the Kingdom of the beloved Son?

What do we want on this planet that exceeds the Love and plentifulness of the Lord?

For the Lord is good and long suffering that none may perish, and in His fullness are we clothed and given to all the necessities. His mercies and his love are poured out among all the inhabitants of the earth. We live and breathe to the grace of God our Father for his love is eternal and in him is nothing false. He is kind to the people he has chosen and he loves us even in our disobedience. He is the potter and we are the clay.

We should remember the words spoken by James Michener and Cheryl Strayed ” That we are never prepared for what we expect.”

So what is the long short of this story, that is us in essence?

May we seek the Kingdom of God and his righteousness, for in that day of finding we will become aware that we are already there in the Kingdom and the Kingdom is already here in us. Amen

Riding the Concordia-Perousia, All aboard!

Joseph Campbell said many years ago that “We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.”

I can testify truthfully that Discipleship within the Holy Spirit is the way to the One who is waiting for us.

A few years back I opened a door to Christ that had long been kept in secret from me. The why is unimportant to me now. However when I opened this door to the Holy Spirit in discipleship my world and my outlook began to change. It has been many a persons love in Jesus that has brought me forth and much learning of the truth that has set me free. We are not alone in our quest for libertad thanks to Yeshua, Yahweh, His Holy Spirit and the forever family we have in us and each other.

The following post was given to me by a dear friend, which I now share with all of you that in hopes it will comfort you in knowing who you are in Yahweh, In Christ with the power that has been given to us over the enemies and the world to bring our brothers and sisters home with us. We thank Yeshua for making it all possible now.

Are you Chosen?

Post reblogged from Audacity and Supposition:

“Those who desire a personal relationship with God, and who can pursue him apart from human succor, have been divinely favored. But there is more. For those in the ekklesia who continue to press their knowledge of God, will eventually find themselves the ekloge of God. Ekloge is the Greek word that was translated “election.” It means, “the act of picking out, or choosing; the act of God’s free will, by which, before the foundation of the world he decreed his blessings to certain persons.” Ekloge is the choice that God made of you, before you were born. It is a sovereign selection, made by him for his own purpose and pleasure. At this present time also there is a remnant according to the election (ekloge) of grace. This election is based on God’s knowledge of your character and life, both of which he planned for you, before your arrival on earth. That the purpose of God according to election (ekloge) might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth.

To find you in the ekloge of God portends more than just the end of Adamic failure. For this choice of God is a magical threshold, that leads to his greatest secrets. Israel hath not obtained that which he seeketh for; but the election (ekloge) hath obtained it, and the rest were blinded. Those people in the election, who are the subject of God’s choice, are called the “elect” of God. Elect comes from the Greek word eklektos, which is closely related to ekloge. Eklektos means, “picked out, chosen by God; appointed by God to the most exalted office conceivable.” God very definitely has favorites, and these are his elect. They are destined for greatness. They will learn the secrets of God. But who are they?

The elect are the people that trust the Holy Spirit as their guide. Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit. The elect will cultivate a faith in God’s power that exceeds human reason, even believing that God is able to birth in them a character that matches his own. According to the faith of God’s elect, and the acknowledging of the truth which is after godliness. The elect are not deceived by the religions of man. They are unconvinced by ceremonies, miracles, and manifestations. They desire only a purity of spirit that can make them acceptable to their Heavenly Father. For false Christs and false prophets shall rise, and shall shew signs and wonders, to seduce, if it were possible, even the elect. These chosen ones are bound for a state of perfection that can never be found to lack. For they are the rapt devotion, even the delight, of God himself. Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God’s elect? It is God that justifieth.

The revelation of God is not casual or common. If you have been allowed to perceive his glory, you have been selected for a divine purpose. Flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven. The spiritual things you can see with your heart are no accident. They are a prophetic revelation of your destiny. Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others in parables.

Having first glimpsed these glories, you must next strive to possess them. You must put down the vanity of Adamic desire and cast aside your human notions of God. Through the spirit you must fill your life with the virtue, knowledge, self-control, endurance, kindness, godliness, and love that is found only in divine beings. Brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall. If you feel drawn to this quest, then you have conceived to the Holy Spirit and have garnered a place in the elect.

Now fasten your seat belt. Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given. For though the masses of mankind have been blinded by God, it is equally sure that the elect will come to the superlative, sweeping, unveiled revelation of God. Having the eyes of your heart flooded with light, so that you can know and understand the hope to which He has called you and how rich is His glorious inheritance in the saints, His set-apart ones. Ephesians 1:18 (Amplified).

By the divine choice of God, the elect will come to know him by becoming. They will discover the vision and ability to walk a spiritual path that will blast them into the celestial realm. Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them.

These elect will be given the knowledge of Salvation, and will be filled with the Holy Spirit- but this is only the beginning. Moving beyond these basics, they will come to understand God’s infinite sovereignty. They will learn the depth of God’s love, and thrill at his all inclusive plan.

The elect will discover their heritage, that the Anglo-Saxons of today are the lost tribes of ancient Israel- but they will not stop there. They will find out that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, not an appendage of God. They will learn that Jesus is an autonomous spirit being, just like his Father.

Amazed, they will stand awed, as suddenly before them unfolds the true purpose for their own lives as well. For these will be ushered into the great and high secret of God. They will be summoned into the magnificent revelation of the greatest secret that God has ever conceived. A wisdom that does not belong to this world … a wisdom that came from God, once a covered secret but now uncovered, which God marked off as His plan for bringing us to glory. 1 Corinthians 2:6,7 (Williams).

These crusaders will discover that they are to be fused into the pattern of Jesus Christ. They will learn that they are to follow his example, and like him, must eventually enter into the dwellingplace of God. We speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory.

The Sacred Secret of God, is that you can become his Son, just like Jesus Christ. “Christ” is a group of divine beings. “Christ” is not Jesus’ last name. It is the appellation given to any Son of God. It is the assembly of the firstborn Sons of God, and it has many members. For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ.

Jesus was the first Son of God, the glorious firstborn of many brothers. But there will be more Sons of God, who will be exactly like him. That he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

By his earthly experience in death and resurrection, Jesus Christ became the first spiritually begotten Son of God. He was the prototype, the proof that the process really works. And having completed the firstborn Son, God is now perfecting the rest of Jesus’ brothers. As many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God.

Each member in the Christ company will be fashioned after the model of Jesus Christ. First they will be born upon the earth as Adamites. Then those destined for Sonship in this dispensation will be selected from among the sons of men, as the elect.

The elect will be shown a rare opportunity and will launch on a heavenly journey. Their spirits will conceive to the spirit of God. They will become literally, spiritually begotten. By this conception a new spirit being will be fashioned within each of them. Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.

Like Jesus, these infant spirit Sons will then experience a death and resurrection process. Boldly pursuing their goals, they will be raised to maturity by the trials of earth. But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.

These Sons will eventually become the full brothers of Jesus Christ. For both he that sanctifieth [Jesus] and they who are sanctified [you] are all of one [God]: for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren. They are the firstfruits of the Adamic race. These firstborn Sons are the Sacred Secret of God. It pleased God, who separated me from my mother’s womb, and called me by his grace, to reveal his Son in me.

At the end of this age this initial cadre of God’s Sons will come to the first resurrection. They will assemble into the many membered Body of Christ- and you can be one of them. This is the Sacred Secret. The mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints: to whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

These Sons are the fond, doting desire of God’s heart. At that day ye shall ask in my name: and I say not unto you, that I will pray the Father for you: for the Father himself loveth you. They are destined for the same incomprehensible spiritual magnificence that you now see in Jesus Christ. That we might be holy and blameless in his presence; in love, marking us out beforehand unto sonship, through Jesus Christ, for himself. Ephesians 1:4,5 (Emphasized).

These firstborn Sons will come to possess all the treasures of God their Father. They will inherit the wisdom of the ages. In that day ye shall ask me nothing. They will wield the power of creation. And nothing shall be impossible unto you.They will be given the scepter of the universe. Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. They will dwell in the office, presence, and brilliance of God, having been stamped with his description, for they will in fact be his own offspring. They shall see his face; and his name shall be in their foreheads.

For the rest of eternity this firstborn group of Sons will possess the same character and capacity that Jesus Christ now has. The sacred secret of God, Christ: In whom are all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge hidden away. Colossians 2:2,3 (Emphasized). And this is all the fullness of God. To know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God.

The Body of Christ is not a flock of good humans. It is a governing council of immortal, supernatural, spirit beings. We know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him.

The mystery of the Body of Christ and the many membered Sons of God, has been kept secret from the foundation of the world. The mystery of Christ, which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men. Even now this mystery is virtually unknown upon the earth, for it has been concealed from the masses of humanity. The god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

If you can perceive the possibility of this supreme spiritual destination, you are highly favored of God. Blessed are your eyes, for they see: and your ears, for they hear. Though it will take unearthly courage, make this vision the sole enterprise of your time on this planet. For those who discover and attain the Sacred Secret of Christ, will become the Sons of God, and come to inherit all the excellence and capacity of their Father.

This is the plan of God and the hope of his calling. Let nothing stand in your way. Until we all attain to the unity of the Faith and of the experiential, full, and precise knowledge of the Son of God, to a spiritually mature man, to the measure of the stature of the fulness of the Christ. Ephesians 4:13 (Wuest).”

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Noticing The differences

The Apostle Paul references and gives us specific instructions when on the path to salvation. He first says stay on the path. Don’t be making left hand turns or right hand turns that lead to dead ends. Than he says for us to keep our eyes open and notice differences.

The man who was blinded at birth comes to Jesus on the road. He says master may I have my sight. Jesus kneels before him and makes a little clay with the dirt and his own spittle. He rubs it on the blind mans eyes and again wipes it off. Jesus asks that man what do you see. The man clearly states I see men walking and looking as trees. The trees that are us with the branches of our choices in life. Amazing

Jesus than says oh! Wait a moment, rubs his eyes again and says okay now what do you see, and the man replied now I see people. I believe that that man saw the spiritual connection in the physical world between who we are and what we are. Is not the Father the husbandmen? Who prunes the branches. Are we not grafted into the vine? And if we bare fruit are we not pruned to bare more fruit. The relationship between our spiritual conditions either being a dead tree or a living tree and our physical manifestations as baring good or bad fruit are interrelated in this world. What type of tree are we ? what kind of fruit are we producing ? It’s up to us to decide who and what we are to become and the fruit of that spirit is either dead or alive.

So how do we know our true brothers and sisters? We will know them by their fruits(actions and words).

Cling to what is good, learn to love that which is not. Give to them that deserve not, bless and do that good and acceptable thing to those who hate and persecute us. Seek peace And we too will be called the sons of God.

It is in the tending of the dead trees in truth, in love and in spirit that miracles happen and this is the works of the Lord.

The Power of Love

Someone once asked me what the opposite of love is. My answer was hate. His retort was you would think so but actually the opposite of love is fear, and it is fear that causes one to hate.

It was an eye opener for me to see that my actions in life thus far were all based in fear, real or imagined . Is the feeling of fear wrong? On the contrary, fear is an emotional reaction to a perceived threat causing the brain to make a decision based on the information and perceptions it is receiving. Emotions are neither right or wrong, they are. It is what we do with our spiritual condition in the physical manner that will manifest hate and the thing associated with hate or cling to the Love of God which surpasses all and The one who has overcome the world, His name is Yeshua.

So when the chips are down and the world is pressing in all all fronts. Hold on to Jesus and buy yourself and maybe someone else an ice cream, don’t take the world so seriously it’s reacting to you in fear to bring out more fear. Love will overcome all adversity .

In the Power of Kairos(Now)

What is Kairos?

Kairos is the second word in Greek for time. It is described by definition as the Appointed time to act and is also known as the opportune time to act, that good and favorable time we seek. The other use of the word in Greek is Chronos, which we are all familiar with. Chronological time is that cruel god who keeps us in submission to his will. Always looking at the clock and living by it. Kairos is the gentle form of time in Spirit, It has also been described as our special time with God. This choice in entering our Kairos with him is when we learn first handed that the Lord operates in time but not bound by time. “I am the first and the last” I am now, be still and know that I am the Lord. This is the time that he shows us there is nothing to fear, for he has the world, everything and everyone in his hand, He shows us that he will not let go or fall asleep on us.

I see now therefore I am. When we are truly yoked and trained in the operations of the Holy Spirit we become a fine tuned instrument in the journey in seeking His kingdom in others on Earth. We are collecting the gems to bring back to the Father of mercies and are equipped with everything we need to accomplish our task. No force is greater than the one that resides in us beyond time. Him who being the King-of kings and the Lord of lords is greater than he who is in the world. We need not fear anymore, because the Lord is there and he is here now. He is the lamp for our feet knowing what is and what is to come, showing us the way through every obstacle.

We will mount up and fly as eagles soaring above looking to the Lord for our power over evil. Seeking, finding, rescuing the lost and broken of the world. These who make up the New Kingdom of the beloved Son.

When is this time, This Kairos for us?

Now, It is always Now!

Seek and you too will find!

Where the Spirit of the Lord is,There is freedom

What can we say about the freedom that God gives us in this world. I can attest to many shackles broken at the expense of the enemies long term agenda with me and his plan for disaster. But where the Spirit of the Lord resides there is true freedom from the oppression and depression that we long live with until that day. The day the Holy Spirit has broken us open to do what he works within us casting out everything of darkness one teaspoon at a time. It hurts so good when we are purged of the devices of the devil and the dead branches are pruned by our true Father, Yahweh is His name.

Oh! Let me tell you first hand that tribulations will come, offenses will be performed and the light at the end of the tunnel may grow dimmer for moments. But please let me stress to you once again. Where the Spirit of the Lord is there is freedom.