Bible Believers' Newsletter 589
"We focus on the present Truth – what Jesus is doing now. . ."
Christian greetings in the precious Name of our Lord Jesus Christ, and thank you for joining in Christian fellowship.
The world banking scam continues to shake national economies and international trade while the bankster, black nobility, world church system and political puppets pawns the levers of authority have legislated draconian emergency police state powers throughout the "free" world and it is suggested Britain and the US may default on their payments this coming fall. The Californian economy is larger than the economy of India or Russia. When it finally sinks (no pun intended) it will take the economy of the United States with it. The same week that Washington told the Governor of California "not one red cent," Obama handed over US$2.775 billion to Israel. There is no money for California, US health care, or millions who have lost their homes and are homeless, because Israel needs it.
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This Newsletter serves those of like precious faith. Whoever will receive the truth is welcome to feed their soul from the waters of the River of Life. Everything here presented should be confirmed personally in your own Bible.
Your brother-in-Christ, Anthony Grigor-Scott
Pope proposes New Financial Order guided by Ethics
July 7, 2009 Pope Benedict XVI called Tuesday for a new world financial order guided by ethics and the search for the common good, denouncing the profit-at-all-cost mentality blamed for bringing about the global financial meltdown. In the third encyclical of his pontificate, Benedict pressed for reform of the United Nations and international economic and financial institutions to give poorer countries more of a say in international policy. "There is urgent need [for] a true world political authority" that can manage the global economy, guarantee the environment is protected, ensure world peace and bring about food security for the poor . . . Full story: yahoo.com.
Comment: Pope Benedict XVI's Encyclical Caritas In Veritate is an endorsement of Lucifer's coming one world government under Rome. He has become "all things to all men [not that] by all means [he] may save some" but that he might entice universal favour toward Rome as world ruler. Daniel and Jesus prophesied four Gentile world empires from Nebuchadnezzar's dominion over Judah to the consummation of life. Rome is the longest-reigning and final hegemon. As a shrewd politician Benedict has submitted a classic example of Orwell's "doublethink" and "newspeak," in his comprehensive wish list appealing to poor and rich, covering ethics, morals, economic and financial regulation, energy, conservation, technology, literacy, education, and freedom of worship. This youtube cartoon indicates change may come sooner than you think if Joe Brandt's spiritual dreams prove to be prophecy.
The 'Return Transfer Agreement'
July 6, 2009 Isn't this amazing?! Until recently, the Jews in "democratic Germany" were "sitting on packed suitcases" and afraid of neo-Nazis. However now the "Holocaust" story is recognized in the entire Near East as a lie and a swindle. It no longer suffices as a pretext for continuing Israel's crimes against the Palestinians. As one of the most prominent Jews in Germany, Michel Friedman, points out, the Jews in Germany put their suitcases back in the closet several years ago (Frankfurter Rundschau, March 6, 2002). . .
[The Third Reich had no extermination plan for Jews. It had an emigration plan! "The Transfer Agreement" an arrangement negotiated in 1933 between Zionist organizations and the German Reich to transfer the Jews, and millions and millions in cash (in foreign currencies, Dollars and Pounds) to Palestine].
What other nation could match the feat of both leaving and returning to a "Land of Murderers" in order to ensure its survival? We know that we can believe them when they assure us that it is not about large amounts of "shekels" when six million "survivors" come back to the nation that once "murdered" them or had "driven them out." First the "Land of Perpetrators" had to pay hundreds of billions of marks and euros for the construction of Israel as a refuge for its "victims", now it has to pay even more for the deconstruction of Israel and the rehabilitation of another magical "six million". . .
Full story: globalfire.tv
These images show Palestine as it was before it was usurped and destroyed by Jews along with police "mug shots" of two of Israel's blood-soaked prime ministers.
Are the New Flu Shots Toxic Enough?
July 3, 2009 Just when I was researching a particular new ingredient, called Squalene, in the new swine flu shots, this article from Dr. Sherri Tenpenny was published. The Squalene additive was tested as an experimental vaccine on US soldiers and was found by Tulane University researchers to be a primary cause of Gulf War Syndrome, a spectrum of neurological and immune disorders . . .
The flu shot does not work for babies. In a review of 51 studies involving more than 294,000 children, it was found there was "no evidence that injecting children 6 to 24 months of age with a flu shot was any more effective than a placebo." In children over the age of 2 years, it was effective only 33% of the time in preventing the flu. . . The flu shot does not work in children with asthma. . . Adults are also not protected by flu vaccine . . . in a review of 64 studies in 98 flu seasons, for elderly living in nursing homes, flu shots were non-significant for preventing the flu. For elderly living in the community, vaccines were not significantly effective against influenza, or pneumonia. . .
Full story: wholefoodusa.wordpress.com
Ron Paul Strikes Gold
July 2, 2009 [Paul] has rallied the majority of the House to support his new cause: an audit of the Federal Reserve. Legislators are sick of not knowing what's going on inside Bernanke's fortress, especially as the Fed becomes further enmeshed in the nation's fiscal policy. Paul's little bill has become emblematic of a larger movement, one that could spell trouble for Obama's troubled regulatory plan. Ron Paulalways an enemy of regulationis now an enemy of Obama. And a mighty powerful one at that.
Paul wants to audit the Fed primarily because he wants to destroy it; the audit bill is just the latest chapter in Paul's lifelong crusade against it. His vendetta is fueled by the belief that the Federal Reserve is unconstitutional, a central bank within a country that doesn't allow central banks. That the Fed can manipulate the currency and "create legal tender out of thin air" is heresy. And so Paul attempts to dismantle it the only way he can: through legislation . . .
Full story: reuters.com
Straight Talk: Revealing the Real US-Africa Policy
July 6, 2009 While Obama administration officials and the U.S. African Command (AFRICOM) representatives insist that US foreign policy towards Africa isn't being militarized, the evidence seems to suggest otherwise. While Africans condemned U.S. military policy in Africa under the Bush administration, the Obama administration has not only mirrored Bush's approach, but has in fact enhanced it. President George W. Bush established Africa as a foreign policy priority in 2003, when he announced that 25% of oil imported to the United States should come from Africa. Like the Cold War, the Global War on Terror establishes a rationale for bolstering US military presence and support in Africa. . . Every country with the exception of Liberia rejected AFRICOM, and African civil society, where allowed to speak, has overwhelmingly characterized AFRICOM as a means to secure oil and nothing more. . . Full story: fpif.org
Eager to tap Iraq's Vast Oil Reserves, Industry Execs suggested Invasion
July 3, 2009 Two years before the invasion of Iraq, oil executives and foreign policy advisers told the Bush administration that the United States would remain "a prisoner of its energy dilemma" as long as Saddam Hussein was in power.
That April 2001 report, "Strategic Policy Challenges for the 21st Century," was prepared by the James A. Baker Institute for Public Policy and the US Council on Foreign Relations at the request of then-Vice President Dick Cheney. In retrospect, it appears that the report helped focus administration thinking on why it made geopolitical sense to oust Hussein, whose country sat on the world's second largest oil reserves. "Iraq remains a destabilizing influence to the flow of oil to international markets from the Middle East," the report said.
"Saddam Hussein has also demonstrated a willingness to threaten to use the oil weapon and to use his own export program to manipulate oil markets. Therefore the US should conduct an immediate policy review toward Iraq including military, energy, economic and political/diplomatic assessments." The advisory committee that helped prepare the report included Luis Giusti, a Shell Corp. non-executive director; John Manzoni, regional president of British Petroleum; and David O'Reilly, chief executive of Chevron/Texaco.
James Baker, the namesake for the public policy institute, was a prominent oil industry lawyer who also served as secretary of state under President George H.W. Bush, and was counsel to the Bush/Cheney campaign during the Florida recount in 2000. . . an invasion of Iraq was on the agenda at the first National Security Council. There was even a map for a post-war occupation, marking out how Iraq's oil fields would be carved up. Even at that early date, the message from Bush was "find a way to do this". . . Full story: truthout.org
Comment: We have passed the June 30 deadline that, according to a Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) signed between US Ambassador Ryan Crocker and Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari on November 17, 2008, was the date all US forces were to have been withdrawn from all of Iraq's cities. Today, however, there are at least 134,000 US soldiers in Iraqa number barely lower than the number that were there in 2003. In addition, US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates testified on June 9 that the United States would maintain an average of at least 100,000 troops in Iraq through fiscal year 2010.
The SOFA is a sieve, and the number of US military personnel in Iraq is remaining largely intact for now. Add to the 134,000 US soldiers almost the exact number of military contractors (132,610 and increasing), 36,061 of which, according to a recent Department of Defense report, are US citizens.
While the military and most corporate media would like you to believe that from now on no US soldiers will step foot in Iraqi cities, US military patrols in them are ongoing and will continue. . . Full story: truthout.org
Meanwhile rumours accuse Tony Blair, the Government, the police, and the British and Israeli Secret Services of murdering the innocent people who died in 7/7 to stir up anti-Islamic fervour and create public support for the 'war on terror'. And: Major General Stubblebine, head of all intelligence says: Pentagon NOT hit by plane; WTC 7 brought down by explosives; Media in America is controlled.
Mars Melt hints at Solar, not Human Cause for Warming
February 28, 2007 Simultaneous warming on Earth and Mars suggests that our planet's recent climate changes have a naturaland not a human-inducedcause, according to one scientist's controversial theory. . . In 2005 data from NASA's Mars Global Surveyor and Odyssey missions revealed that the carbon dioxide "ice caps" near Mars's South Pole had been diminishing for three summers in a row.
Habibullo Abdussamatov, head of space research at St. Petersburg's Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory in Russia, says the Mars data is evidence that the current global warming on Earth is being caused by changes in the sun.
"The long-term increase in solar irradiance is heating both Earth and Mars," he said. Full story: nationalgeographic.com Mars, Saturn warming Jupiter, Neptune. Pluto.
Predestinated unto the Adoption of Sons by Jesus Christ to Himself Part VI
Hebrews 12:1-2. "Since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us rid ourselves of every weight, and the sin that wraps itself so tightly around our feet and trips us up, and let us run with steadfast endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus the author and perfecter of our faith . . ."
The revelation of the Seven Seals brought us "that which is perfect," Jesus Christ, the fullness of the Word. His Presence here on earth in the Office of Son of man and Judge (John 5:27; Revelation 1:13; 10:1-4) means His mediation in the Office of Son of God for PART-Word and ignorance of the fullness is done away forever (I Corinthians 13:10) so that those who do not receive and become written epistles of His end-time Message are candidates to be damned or purged in the soon-coming great tribulation. It is the Presence of the fullness that introduced this holy convocation in the antitype of the fiftieth day of Israel's Pentecostal feast, for without the THUS SAITH THE LORD, perfect interpretation of the Word, we would still be working to understand the Bible. Our holy convocation is the jubilee of the Gentile dispensation for the Homecoming of Christ's Bride of all Ages. In this holy convocation we must to learn to relax and trust in the Lord to do His own good work by manifesting the Word of His promises, "being confident that God who has begun a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Christ" (Philippians 1:6; 2:13). The work God began in you is a continuing work that will be ongoing until your "full adoption" or bodily redemption in the day of the Lord (2:16).
THUS SAITH THE LORD, "You are sealed [by the Holy Spirit] unto the day of your redemption" which is your "full adoption" when God's work in you is complete, your renewed body is born of God free from sin, and your theophany, Word form or celestial body has replaced your mortal spirit so that you are wholly manifested, glorified Word (Ephesians 1:13-14; 4:26; Philippians 3:21).
We are rather inclined to be too self-sufficient, and we should do all, but "having done all" we must rest and place our confidence in God. Paul went on to say, "It is natural [being absent] that I should think of all of you in this way, because I have you in my heart; as all of you are partakers with me in the divine grace I have received, whether it be in my imprisonment or and in the defence and confirmation of the Gospel." We need to discern between confidence in human ability and our trust in the grace of God for we can only finish our course with joy by grace through faith. Bearing in mind that multitudes desire to serve God but chiefly as advisors, grace demands a certain sensitivity to circumstances and the leading of faith in order that He may have the pre-eminence to direct or redirect our understanding to accomplish His purpose for His glory.
We are approaching the end of the Gentile dispensation, which is the end of man's day, the end of grace, and the day of Jesus Christ when Judgment will fall upon all whose names are not in the Lamb's Book of Lifemembers of Christ's end-time Bride (so long as we remain), and the 144,000 elect Israelites (but even they will be martyred). "Having done all, stand"let go and let God finish the work or answer your petition so that your confidence in His grace may grow through personal experience in this time of peace, so that when you pray according to His will in time of trouble you ask in expectation of His present help, then rest. Intimate communion with your Spiritual husband should be mutual, commonplace and ongoing.
James 4:2-3, "You have not, because you ask not. You ask and receive not, because you ask for the wrong purpose." We must say the right thing to God. John 15:7-8, "If you abide in Me, and My Words abide in you, then you may ask whatever you will, and it shall be done for you. Hereby My Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit, and so prove to be My disciples".
Asking the Lord to display His grace toward you is not remiss but yielding Headship, showing you are under pre-eminence and dependent upon Him as your Husband who bears your responsibilities upon His shoulder (Isaiah 9:6). Asking is not an imposition but an expression of reciprocal right in grace, just as you took the unsealed Book with no "please" or "thank you" for although you are under subjection it was your right (Ephesians 5:24; Revelation 10:9). This natural expectation shows you are His glory giving Him glory by acknowledging His grace is your sufficiency, thus His strength is made perfect in your weakness whereby He may display His Attributes as your provider, healer, saviour, righteousness and Lord, and that you are His precious possession. Concerning marriage, Paul wrote, "This is a great mystery: but I speak of Christ and the Church" (Ephesians 5:32), for as Eve was taken out of the first Adam and reunited in natural marriage so they became one flesh, Christ's Bride was taken out of the last Adam and reunited as one Spirit through the invisible union of revelation, for "God and the soul that is joined together with God is one Spirit" (I Corinthians 6:17). Thus, "Men ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loves his wife loves himself. For no man ever hated his own flesh; but nourishes and carefully protects it, as Christ cares for His Body, the Church, of which we are members" (Ephesians 5:29-30). You have oneness with Christ, so "Cast all your care upon Him; for He cares for you" (I Peter 5:7).
Referring to Israel's high priest, scribes, Sanhedrin and Sadducees, Peter quoted David, "Why did the heathen rage and the people imagine vain things" (Acts 4:25)? Paul said much the same of the disorderly Corinthian church in which Brethren were ordaining a five-fold ministry when that right is reserved to God alone, and emulating the gifts of the Spirit to glorify themselves as Moses struck the Rock a second time, yet in not one of them was an evidence of salvation, let alone election and new birth (I Corinthians 12-14).
The disorder of the Corinthian church is replicated among the denominations today, particularly in Pentecostal and Judaeo-Roman Catholic charismatic circles where many are ignorantly impersonating the gifts under a wrong spirit or utilizing the gifts to gather glory to themselves. Consider the many "faith healers" and miracle-workers (so-called) trotting around the world encouraging misguided seekers after unscriptural signs. God certainly honours the faith of those who come believing in the Lord to provide their healing or some other need, but these men, and even women, have usurped the ministry; they are not in the faith of Jesus Christ and the gospel they preach is not the Gospel of Paul and the Word for this hour. Their relationship with Christ is not that of Bride but of an uninvited guest without the wedding garment who has entered by some way other than the Door, and is exercising the gifts of the Spirit with sensation but without the Spirit.
Brother Anthony, how can you say such a thing?
Because they are not in the revelation of the hour but impersonating the Word for a day gone by (II Peter 1:12; I John 1:7)! In I Corinthians Paul said "without the new birth I am nothing," and worshipping in vain. The five fold ministry and the gifts of the Spirit can all be impersonated. Such men (and women) ministering on the international stage have surely heard of Brother Branham and rejected the Messenger and his Message, which is the unforgivable sin. We find a whole nation of them in the Old Testament, who received the grace of God in vain. No sooner had they come out of Egypt than they went from grace to the curse of the Law and almost as soon as the spies searched out the Promised Land the adults were blotted from the Book of Life because they had rejected the Holy Spirit. Today we find another nation in the same dilemma. The United States, which is a type of Israel, rejected her last opportunity for national repentance in 1956/7 which was the Jubilee of the 1906 Azusa Street, Los Angeles revival that initiated the Laodicean Church Age (1906-1963). Now she is captive by the spirit of Laodicea (which means people's rights or Communism). Very soon an earthquake will sink Los Angeles beneath the Pacific, marking the end of the Gentile dispensation. The apostate USA is the image unto the beast of Imperial Rome as the apostate (once) Protestant churches are the image to Papal Rome. Whereas an election of Israelites have a further three and a half years in which to receive Christ under the ministry of their two Hebrew prophets, America and indeed the world will be doomed to the tribulation once Los Angeles sinks.
I Corinthians 10:1-6, "I want you to know, Brethren, that although our fathers were all under the cloud, and all passed through the sea; and all as followers of Moses were baptized in the cloud and in the sea; and all ate the same spiritual food; and drank the same spiritual drink: for they drank from the Supernatural Rock that followed them, which Rock was Christ. Nevertheless with most of them God was not pleased, and He destroyed them in the wilderness. Now these things occurred as examples for us, not to desire evil as they did".
Having put your shoulder to the plough, do not be discouraged and turn from the Word and its promises to this world's transitory pleasures. Though we are so under-serving, with so much self to lay aside in so little time, the Lord will bring the work to completion and cut it short in righteousness, because it is "His good work." These Israelites who saw the Lord smite the Egyptians with plagues, bring water from the Rock and open a path through the Red Sea, came to the Promised Land and tasted its fruits then disbelieved His power to conquer its mortal inhabitants, type borderline Christians who recognize the Prophet, believe and even grasp an intellectual understanding of his Message yet fail to trust God to honour His Word. Jesus said those Israelites died spiritually, and their names were removed from the Book of Life (John 6:47; Exodus 32:33; Psalm 95:10-11; Luke 6:46-49; Hebrews 6:4-8).
Some people imagine Abraham was an Israelite which is impossible since Israel was his grandson. Others claim he was a Jew but Judah was his great grandson so Abraham could not have been a Jew. In any event this word is an abbreviation for Judean with reference to residency, not to race or religion. Abraham was a Gentile, an Iraqi, against whose people the Jews' empire of the City of London has been committing genocide for the past twenty years (Genesis 27:41). Besides, his new name, Abraham, means "father of the Gentiles".
Abraham's great, great grandson, Joseph was a perfect type of Christ, and because he was Spiritual and the firstborn of his favourite wife he was especially loved by his father but rejected by his brothers who wanted to kill him and sold him as a slave. He was resold in Egypt where the Lord prospered everything he did. Eventually he was raised to the right hand of Pharaoh as Jesus was raised to the right hand of the Father, and no man could come to Pharaoh but through Joseph as no man can come to the Father but through the Son. Estranged from his people, Joseph married a Gentile Bride and she bore his children, and during His estrangement Jesus has married a Gentile Bride who has borne His offspring (Isaiah 65:23).
When Joseph made himself known to His Brethren they were his servants and he was their lord. Hiding his wife and children into the palace and dismissing his Gentile guards and attendants, he said, "I am Joseph your Brother." His Brothers feared retribution, but Joseph said, "Do not be distressed or angry with yourselves because you sold me here: for God sent me before you to save your life. These two years of famine will grow to seven, during which there will be neither ploughing nor harvest. God has sent me here to keep you and your families alive, so that you will become a great nation" (Genesis 45:5-7). And when our Joseph reveals Himself to Israel, His brethren of the flesh, they will be His servants; His Wife will be hidden in the heavenly palace, the Gentile dispensation will be over and the whole world dismissed from His Presence. The 144,000 elect Israelites will separate from their non-elect kith and kin and mourn their unbelief and that of their forefathers who rejected Messiah declaring, "His Blood be upon us and upon our children." Then the Lord Jesus will console them with the revelation, "God allowed your unbelief in order to save the Gentiles and redeem your Queen, My Gentile Bride".
Very soon there will be two classes of people: those who have the Seal of God, and those with the mark of the beast. Jesus said the two spirits will be so alike, only the elect would not be deceived, "and all the non-elect upon earth will worship the beast" (Matthew 24:24; Revelation 13:8).
I am convinced we are not as familiar and comfortably intimate with our Spiritual Husband as we ought to be, because we are under condemnation through past sins and present mistakes, like Paul before he caught the revelation it was not he under "new man" of his regenerated soul that sinned, but his unregenerate flesh and mortal spirit in which sin dwells, and which are "sold under sin" by Adam's action in taking Eve back to himself as Christ drew us to Himself (Romans 7).
Like Paul we must accept that our past sins are not only forgiven, they have been remitted and placed on the shoulders of Satan, our former defacto husband and god of this evil age whose nature once ruled us body, spirit and soul. You, your soul is redeemed, but you must keep your mortal spirit and flesh under subjection to your Husband because they were born in sin. No true believer is any stronger and spiritually healthy and alive than his knowledge of and adherence to the pure Word of God because "the word of God is full of living power, and sharper than any twoedged sword, penetrating swiftly and deeply to the division of soul and spirit, of the joints and marrow, and judges the innermost thoughts and intents of the heart" (Hebrews 4:12).
God's Word is the Absolute against which our motives and objectives are judged in the court of conscience which bears witness to righteousness, pronouncing sentence in His Name according to revelation after a good or bad act or inclination as our thoughts accuse or excuse one another, pleading in this court to persuade the conscience this way, or that. This judicial process, which takes place in the heart of every man, is a forerunner of the Great White Throne Judgment where the life of the sinner will be played back in his mind in the fraction of a second (Romans 2:15-16).
Brother Branham prayed, "Dear God, as I know that this is paged on the Book, the great record. We have blundered into science, Lord, enough to wake us up, for realities to know that every move that we make goes around and around the world the same time we make it. We've got that through television. We do realize, Father, that television doesn't manufacture a picture; it only channels the vibrations into a tube that displays the picture. Even the color of clothes that we've got on shows through the ether waves of the air, that vibration around the world. Then how is our sisters with them clothes on, acting like that, and not even hungeringpainted faces, cut hair. . . Ministers that would go to theology, some seminary, and take the things of man's word, which by their traditions makes the commandments of God of no effect upon the people. . . By their traditions, saying, they should belong to church and that's all. . . Oh, God, do they realize that every word we say, scientifically proven, it's on a record, and it starts when we start living in this earth; it ends when we die; and it's put in God's album to be played back again at the judgment? How are we going to escape it, the damnation of God, if the thing has been made so clear before us and yet we turn it down. Oh, dear God, these words never die; they go on and on. The record will be played at the day of the judgment. You seen those hands that went up, Father. It'll be right there at the day of judgment. Also what their heart was thinking will be there at the day of judgment."
"Now, Father God, I ask You, as Your servant, I pray that You will take all the iniquity away from Your people: "iniquity," "something that we know we should do and don't do it." David said, "If I conceive iniquity in my heart, God will not answer my prayer." I pray, God that You'll take our iniquity, 'cause the Word is Your looking glass that shows us up, how short we are of being sons and daughters of the King. Father, I pray that You'll do it tonight" (Things That are To Be, p. 43:144-145).
I John 3:18-22, "Little children, let us not love in word and speech, but in deed and in truth. Then we will know by our actions that we are of the truth, and our conscience will be clear in His Presence. For if our heart condemns us and we feel we have done wrong, God will surely be more conscious of our condemnation for He knows everything we do. Beloved ones, if our heart does not condemn us, then have we confidence toward God, and whatsoever we ask we receive from Him, because we keep His commandments and practice what is pleasing in His sight".
Listen by faith to the Word who is the Husband of your redeemed soul, which has one sensefaith, or doubt. Do not allow the senses of your unredeemed spiritconscience, memory, affection, imagination and reasoning; or of your unredeemed bodysight, hearing, touch, taste and smell to persuade you to doubt God's Word. "Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen, [heard, touched, tasted, smelled, remembered or reasoned]" (Hebrews 11:1). By faith you are commanded to bring your body and mortal spirit subject to the Husband of your soul (I Corinthians 9:27; Psalm 139:23-24). Paul said, "I die daily" (I Corinthians 15:31).
Romans 8:33b, "God says, I am righteous." Are you going to believe God and hold to His grace, or are you willing to allow your ten worldly senses to disempower and bring you under condemnation? Romans 8:1-2, "There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. For the Law of the Spirit of Life in Christ Jesus has set me free from the Law of sin and death".
Sometimes we are condemned by thoughts of the past which cause us to shudder, and say, "Oh, no"! But we should not exhume and breathe life into our "old man" who is dead and buriedthose sins and regrets have been remitted so that even God has no recollection of them. So "forgetting the things which past, and looking forward to what lies ahead, press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus" (Philippians 3:13-14).
Grace, grace! The Capstone cried (Zechariah 4:7). Thank you, Lord! One more reason why we should forgive those who have trespassed against us is to extend grace that they may not be hindered in their lives. We need to maintain a clear conscience that we may have confidence to stand before the presence of our Husband and Lord and ask what we will. A husband or a wife either in the natural or in the Spiritual cannot sustain the relationship wherever there is suspicion or a bad conscience.
In the beatitudes, which the pastor of one of my home Churches defined by saying, "let this be your attitude," the Lord gave instructions for godliness quite contrary to the materialistic "I, me and myself" ways of the world. Matthew 5:38-48, "You have heard it said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth. But I say to you, Do not resist one who is evil: but whoever strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other as well. And if anyone would sue you for your shirt, let him have your coat as well. And whoever forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles. Give to one who begs from you and do not refuse the borrower."
"You have heard that it was said, You shalt love your neighbour, and hate your enemy. But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be the [placed] Sons of your Father who is in heaven: for He makes His sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and the unjust. For if you love those who love you, what is your merit? Do not the tax collectors do as much? And if you greet only your brothers, how does your conduct excel? Do not even the pagans so? You therefore are to be perfect, as your Father in heaven is perfect".
The recognition of your true identity begins at the altar of your heart on which you offer the sacrifice of faith, prayer and praise. When your faith is accepted you know you have a theophany or celestial body which is your angel, a ministering spirit and flame of Fire from the Shekinah of God's glorious Logos, that once hung on Calvary's cross (Psalm 104:4; II Kings 6:17). The souls of the Church Age saints clothed in their celestial bodies left heaven and descended with the Lord Jesus when He returned with the open Book (I Thessalonians 4:13-16; Revelation 10:1). And when the Seventh Trumpet sounds the end of the Gentile dispensation, those celestial bodies will put on glorified material bodies, and after we have manifested that we are the Sons of God, we will be changed into glorified flesh without death and our theophany will replace our mortal spirit.
Ephesians 1:9, "Having made known to us in all wisdom and insight the secret mystery of His purpose, according to His kind intention which He set forth in Christ," that is, the mystery of God that is finished in the days of the Voice of the seventh angel: "who" our Lord Jesus Christ is, not one of three, three of one, or six of one and half a dozen of the other, but the Person of God manifest in a virgin-born kinsman to redeem believers of Adam's race (Genesis 14:18-19; Hebrews 7; Revelation 10:1-7). And He revealed the mystery of your person "seated in heavenly places [from the foundation of the world] together with every other member of the Body of Christ" (Ephesians 2:6). "Heavenly places" is the believer's position in the Logos as illustrated in this pyramid-shaped diagram that shows who you are and delineates your joint-inheritance and co-regency in the Kingdom with Christ (Ephesians 1:11).
The baptism with the Holy Ghost is the seal and guarantee of your full adoption when "the good work God began in you" with a Word-born soul will be brought to completion with a renewed body born by your faith in His spoken Word as His body was born by Mary's faith in His spoken Word. The purpose of Brother Branham's Message and of teaching is "That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, might grant you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation for an understanding in the knowledge of Himself, having the eyes of your heart enlightened that you may know the nature of the hope to which you are called, and what is the wealth of His glorious inheritance in the saints, and the overwhelming greatness of His [resurrection] power for us believers" (Ephesians 1:17-19).
When Los Angeles sinks, the latter rain of the Holy Spirit will sweep the earth. "The wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked will understand; but the wise shall understand. . . the evildoer will still do evil, and the filthy still be filthy, and the righteous still do right, and the holy still be holy" (Daniel 12:10; Revelation 22:11).
Ephesians 1:22-23, "God has put everything under Jesus' feet, and made Him the Supreme Head over all things for the Church, which is His body, the full manifestation of His Being imparted to her in virtue of her union to Him". The corporeal Church is the continued revelation of His divine Life in human form while He is, by Himself, "the author and perfecter of our faith . . . the fullness of the [nature and character and virtues] of the godhead revealed bodily." All God is He poured into Christ, and all Christ, and all Christ is He poured into His Church (John 17:23).
John 14:12-14, "He who believes in Me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go to the Father. Whatever you ask in My Name, I will do it, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you shall ask anything in My Name, I will do it." Why, because you are inseparably one with the Lord Jesus and predestinated unto the adoption of Sons by Jesus Christ to God Himself. nl589.htm
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Brother Grigor-Scott is a non-denominational minister who has ministered full-time since 1981, primarily to other ministers and their congregations overseas. He pastors Bible Believers' tiny congregation, and is available to teach in your church.