HOW TO PRACTICALLY OPERATE IN GOD’S SHOES (PT. 73)

Let us look at another shadow of the workings of the kingdom of darkness and the kingdom of light. Let’s look at the natural life of a human being. 
A child is born with innocence and love, full of faith and trust in the parents. The child will believe everything it is told, there will be no place for doubt. The child knows only love, no hatred. The child is acquainted with happiness and joy, no depressing or mournful moments, always eager to learn, with a teachable spirit. A child never thinks of how to provide for itself or how to save for the rainy day. A child looks up to the parents for everything. Whatever a child needs, it will ask, and expect to receive. What you find in a child is pure love, not fear. It is that love that attract people to them.

But then, as the child grows, it begins to learn limitations and fear. The world around it teaches it that some things are not to be touched, some places are not to be approached, some feats are not to be attempted and some adventures are a no no. Some questions are not to be asked and some things are to be taken just as they are. Don’t try to be a hero, don’t dream big, just cut your coat according to the amount of cloth you have. Don’t play big, play safe, etc. Over time, as these lies are repeated to the child, the child forms a new reality baseline, a new premise for judgement, and learns to use it’s senses as it’s most dependable tools of navigation in life. This opens the door for that basic survival instinct to take over, unleashing fear as the trusted ally and mentor, and locking itself outside the life of love.

At this point, the works of the flesh, or the works of darkness have taken a firm hold on the young man, and all those lies that he or she has been fed for years have become what the scriptures call a stronghold in his or her mind. These strongholds are they, whose shadow was cast in the Old Testament as idols, strange gods and abominable images. The young man is now living in the fear of these lies, acting in response to them and trembling before their power, and by that giving them glory as if they are anything, ultimately giving to them, that which is meant for the True God. In place of faith, he bears doubt, in place of love, fear. He or she looks not unto God, but unto what his or her hands can produce. They are completely under bondage to satan through their conformity to the flesh.

Indeed, one is not meant to remain a baby perpetually, however, one must remain a child perpetually. That is why Jesus says you cannot enter the kingdom of God, except you are converted and become like a little child again. When you are driving a car on gear one, and that gear level reaches it’s peak, you don’t get out of the car to continue on foot, you simply select a higher gear. When your earthly parents can no longer meet your needs and answer your questions, you were designed to shift to your Heavenly Father. That’s why parents are taught by scripture to train up children in the way they should go, so that when they grow up, they will stick to it.

But this has not been the case. Rather we have gone ahead to let ourselves be taken captives and prisoners by fear and the flesh. That is the reason Jesus talks about being ‘born again’ and being converted into a little child again. Jesus is liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; (Isaiah 61:1 ESV)
(YOU ARE AS CHRIST IS. Ephesians 2:13-16, Galatians 2:18-20)

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HOW TO PRACTICALLY OPERATE IN GOD’S SHOES (PT. 13)

Biologically, a new tree begins to form when a seed is planted on a conducive and fertile ground. The seed carries the DNA that will eventually form the tree, and the water that nourishes both the seed and the plant is supplied through the ground. In the case of humans, the seed is the sperm and the ground is the woman. Spiritually, a true Christian is born when righteousness, which is the seed of God is planted into the heart of a person.

We need to understand that righteousness, God’s seed, God’s will and Truth which is God’s word are one and the same thing. God’s seed is introduced into the heart of a person in its expressed form which is the word. “Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God. (Luke 8:11 NKJV) 

A woman can only receive the sperm of a man if she is producing egg, it is the egg that catches and activates the sperm, spiritually, a person can only catch and activate the power within God’s word if the person has faith. For indeed the gospel was preached to us as well as to them; but the word which they heard did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in those who heard it. (Hebrews 4:2 NKJV)

Now, …God has dealt to each one a measure of faith. (Romans 12:3 NKJV) When a woman is in her active reproductive cycle, eggs are being produced within her. When the gospel comes to the person in whose heart God wants to plant His seed, something happens within that persons heart, the Holy Spirit causes the production of spiritual reproductive egg to begin by awakening the persons faith.

So, a Christian is born by the fertilization of the faith God has deposited within his/her heart by the expressed will of God, which is the word of God. But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name: who were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God. (John 1:12, 13 NKJV)
YOU ARE CHRIST.

From 1 Timothy 2:15

Nevertheless she will be saved in childbearing if they continue in faith, love, and holiness, with self-control. (I Timothy 2:15 NKJV)

Turning points and second chances… Now don’t look at the woman and with condemnation and a judgemental attitude in your heart say, “damn you woman!” No don’t do that because she ended up saving us through dedication to her assignment. Yes, she was deceived, but in spite of all that, she was in the picture of salvation. God had to take up man’s part in the project, but the woman retained hers. God had to come in to pass on the right seed to the woman and she gave it form and brought it forth; the new Adam, the perfect man that can live up to God’s expectations for the team and the earth. God gave her the right target and she hit it bulls eye! Hope for mankind. She proved she wasn’t a write off after all. Her head is in the game. She knows her job and she can do it.

However, that wasn’t enough to get her a pass. That didn’t clear her of wrong doing before God, nor did it restore her to her state of peace with God. Like the man, she has to rest the totality of her existence on God and God alone, accepting and concluding with all conviction, backed with corresponding action that God’s views are true and final, reversing her error at Eden. They must see, understand and judge people and situations the same way God does. They have to channel God through their hearts unto the earth, that’s real love. They must keep themselves pure, doing all that is expected of them from a position of absolute moral rightness.

At the foundation of success in all these is our ability to live from the inside and not the body, a truly transcendent life, rising above mere natural instincts, fleshly desires and raw humanistic tendencies. We must learn to use these things not them using us. They must serve us and not us serving them. Now, humanity has a fresh blueprint to live from; Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ in us gives us ability to fulfil God’s agenda for the earth through the Spirit He deposits in those who believe. You can live a truly transcendent life; believe!
O LORD COME SOON.