The realm of spirit is very scientific. It functions according to divine principles laid down by God. The soulish realm of religion is not so. It is governed by human feelings and emotions. Thus, in the realm of soulish religion we battle guilt, condemnation, and a host of other “feelings” not rooted in God. Receiving revelation is the same way. Revelation comes on many different levels. We can receive revelation through the living word of Christ being revealed to us, or we can receive it through the many levels of the religious soul realm. It is very difficult to discern between the two if we are not constantly feeding upon a living word made real to our hearts. Continue reading
3 ‘So remember what you have received and heard; and keep it, and repent. Therefore if you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what hour I will come to you.
“If you do not wake up.” This is a statement to Christianity today. It is a statement to Christians everywhere. There is a willful mindset in the majority of Christians that refuses to wake up. If certain teachings are not emphasized, then Christianity turns a deaf ear. Everything spoken in the Christian realm, from the social gospel to the so-called kingdom and sonship message, must emphasize how God wants to bless, and how Christians are a special people just waiting for end-time prophecies to be fulfilled in them. If this familiar litany is not preached, then it is rejected as false, or ironically, religious. This in truth is the Adamic, religious realm that refuses to hear the call of repentance. Christians repent? Of what? It’s an hour of humbling oneself before God. Let’s go back one verse in Rev. 3. Continue reading
All of Adam’s needs are fulfilled in a higher realm in Christ. Here is a greater perspective on the work of the cross. While it is true that we die to the Adamic nature with all of its drives and wants, it is also true that those drives and wants are valid. For example, our innate need to be accepted and loved is valid. Our need for approval is valid. However, because the Adamic nature is corrupt, indelibly tied up in the satanic seed, the quest for fulfillment is forever centered on self. Our fallen ego in Adam ever seeks gratification. Continue reading