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We are in the process of bringing forth a series of messages on the Gospel of the Kingdom. This is the message that is going to convert the hearts of the world, and I would like you to turn with me to the gospel of John1:12. We touched on this last week.
Verse 12, "But as many as received him, to them gave he the power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name, which were born not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God." As we were told last week, this Scripture is saying that there are men that are not born of blood, and blood is the natural substance of the living soul that died. There are men of this earth that were not born of the substance of the living soul that died but of the substance of the Living God.
They were not born at the will of the flesh, as a result of sexual intercourse, or lust in the flesh, nor were they born by the will of man, nor did fallen adam, or the living soul that died rise up and say, I will return to my house, but they were born at the express will of the Living God.
This Scripture tells us that there are two kinds of men in the earth today; those that were born in several different ways but, nevertheless, as a result of the soul realm's desire to incarnate, and those that are born as a direct result of the will of the Living God to manifest in the earth. He sends forth His sons to manifest in the earth, and His sons are representative of Him. We are going to zero in today on how to recognize those people in the earth that have been born as a result of the will of the soul realm. We know that we are told in Job 38:7 that we existed in the heavenlies with God before the foundations of the earth. We existed in pure spirit form in the heavenlies with the Father.
We went over several Scriptures last week showing us that God knew us before we were born, and that certain people, Jeremiah, for one, took on the flesh at the express will of the Father, to perform a function in this realm of appearance. I would like to make it very clear at this moment that when a son of God first comes forth in the flesh, he comes forth in seed form, and he appears to be a man of the earth possibly for many, many, years until Jesus Christ says, as the Scripture tells us, "I called my son out of Egypt."
We have to be very careful. I know it does not happen here, but it happens in a lot of churches that we hear people passing judgment on their brethren, saying, "You are of God, and you're not of God." We do not know who anybody is, because we cannot see into the hearts of men. Only Jesus Christ can see the heart of man. I know that if somebody who saw me fifteen years ago, saw me preaching today, they would be amazed, because I didn't look like a son of God in any manner, shape, or form at that time, and I think all of us have this testimony.
We do not know who anybody is. We are to respect and honor all men, and we are to speak the truth to them. If they offend us, the Scripture tells us to rebuke them in truth, in righteousness, and in love, and to tell them that they have offended us. We are not to go to anyone outside the church and say to them, "I am incarnated at the will of the Father and you're not," because you might be very embarrassed in a couple of years. We just do not know, only God knows. Praise God.
We are going to start in Jude, Verses 4-19. This message will be in two parts. Next week we will be studying the signs of a man who is incarnated at the express will of the Father. Today we are looking to identify men that were incarnated at the will of fallen adam, or the living soul that died. Hallelujah.
Jude, Verses 4-19, "There are certain men crept in unawares who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men turning the grace of God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord God and our Lord Jesus Christ. I will, therefore, put you in remembrance though you once knew this, how that the Lord having saved the people out of the land of Egypt, afterwards destroyed them that believe not. And the angels which kept not there first estate, but left there own habitations, he hath reserved in everlasting chains unto darkness, and to the judgment of the great day. Even as Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities about them in like matter, giving themselves over to fornication and going after strange flesh, are set forth as an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire, likewise all these filthy dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of dignities. Yet Michael, the archangel, when contending with the Devil, who disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, 'The Lord rebuke thee.' ...Speak evil of those things which they know not, but what they know naturally as brute beasts, in these things they corrupt themselves. Woe unto them, for they have gone in the way of Cain and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Korah. These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear. Clouds they are without water, carried about of winds, trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the root, raging waves of the sea foaming out their own shame, wandering stars for whom is reserved the blackness of darkness forever." Hallelujah.
I just want to make one more comment about who is who in this world. Everyone who has been incarnated at the express will of the Father has an element of the natural man in him. Even though the Lord God has willed our birth, we still are part of the natural man, and it is the Christ in us that is required by God to rise up and place the natural man in a position where he will serve Christ. He will not rule us with all of his evil ways.
It is very difficult sometimes to tell the difference between someone who is incarnated at the will of the soul realm, and someone who is incarnated at the will of the Living God. In a son of God, the battle continues until the natural man is swallowed up by the Christ within, and the only person that I know at this time who has been processed to that point is Jesus Christ.
We live in an everyday battle and our own natural man is our worse enemy. He speaks right into our minds. He speaks his thoughts and intents right into our minds. He can put confusion on us. He can tell us the exact opposite of what God told us to do, and our greatest battle is with the natural man that comes from the soul realm that is within our own minds. Hallelujah.
We know that this message is important because it is going to bring people into the image of the Lord Jesus Christ. But the Lord wants me to state on this message, and remind everybody, that he has told us to judge ourselves and not our brethren, and to get the mote out of our own eyes before we comment on and correct our brothers and sisters.
We are going to try to understand Jude. Picking up at Jude 8, "Likewise also these filthy dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of dignities." The word dreamer indicates a person, a man that is a vessel for ungodly spiritual power to flow through. Man is a spiritual being. Either the Spirit of God is manifesting in him or the spirit of the living soul that died is manifesting through him.
We are conductors for spiritual life. You can be a dreamer and dream by the Spirit of God. If you dream by the Spirit of God, you are called a Prophet. If you bring forth the Word of the Lord into this realm of appearance because you have received a dream, you are a prophet of God, but there are those that dream by ungodly spiritual power, and the prophet Jude calls them filthy dreamers. Do not listen to their dreams or what they have to say. These are things that they do, they defile the flesh. The flesh reflects which power exists in us, but the flesh in itself is unclean.
We studied several weeks ago that the flesh is made from the dust of the earth, and that the earth is filled with creeping, crawling things, so there is a great spiritual uncleanness in the earth. Nevertheless, we are told that we are sanctified by the presence of Jesus Christ in our members. Romans 11:16 says, "If the root be holy, so are the branches." You cannot see the root of a tree, because It's under ground. You can see the branches, because they are in the realm of appearance.
If we have been incarnated at the express will of the Father, and we have His substance within us, even though we sin and do things that are wrong, we are sanctified by the Christ dwelling within us. But this seed that we are born with must be activated. If you are incarnated at the will of the Father, and you are walking around on the face of the earth living a very sinful life, because God has not yet put his finger on you and said, "I have known you from before the foundations of the earth, and it is time for you to come forth in my Spirit," you are not sanctified until you respond to that call.
The flesh is defiled by the evil spirits within it which bring forth ungodly behavior. We are sanctified or condemned by the spirit that is ruling in our mind. When I say our flesh, I mean our mind. All these spirits are in our mind. If we are serving God and purposing to live for Him, all of the creeping, crawling things that are in our flesh....not because we are evil or wicked, but because they are a part of the nature in our flesh, must come into submission to the Spirit of God, who will prevent them from bringing death into our lives. Sin has a penalty associated with it, and that penalty is death. Jesus Christ has come so that we should live.
They despised dominion, and that word "dominion" means government, powers, or lordship. The word "despise" means to set aside, to neutralize, and to bring to naught ungodly powers in our mind that seek to set aside or neutralize the Christ within us. We have spoken about this. There are two men in our mind. There is Christ and there is fallen adam, and they are fighting for dominion of the vessel which we are. They are fighting over who will rule in this vessel.
If fallen adam says, "I want you to fornicate," and Christ says, "Fornication is a sin," who is going to win? What is your body going to do? And what is your mind going to think? This battle is going on constantly, and the words "despise dominion" mean there is unclean spiritual power within us which seeks to put Christ under its feet and rule through our vessels, that is, through our minds and through our bodies.
Only one spirit at a time can rule through a vessel, but the ruling spirit can change from second to second. There is a battle going on. Only fallen adam or Christ can be on top at any given moment. One must be on top and one must be on the bottom, and this condition can flip back and forth from second to second. That is why you have to say to yourself, "Well I am tempted to do something ungodly, but I have the power to resist, so I will not do it," and go home.
Jesus Christ has taken the victory, but the next day you wake up and you go out and you do it. Well, what happened? There is a battle going on, and one minute, or one day, Christ is on top, and the next day fallen adam is on top. If we throw ourselves on the mercy of God and we live in a state of repentance, no matter how many times we flip, Jesus Christ will sanctify us. We look forward to the day when we will no longer flip, but it is a process.
The minute that you get saved, you are not expected to be walking in a 100% sinless life, because I do not know anyone who has done that except Jesus Christ. I flip all the time. Thank God for the Lord's mercy and for His delivering power in my life. It gets me out of trouble all the time, and I thank Him for it, and I glorify Him everyday.
There is no condemnation in Christ Jesus. If we manifest an unclean spirit, if we do something wrong or illegal, there is no condemnation in Christ Jesus, but we throw ourselves on the mercy of the Lord looking towards the day when He will rule and reign in our vessel, when that fallen adam, the living soul that died and everything that he encompasses, will be in total submission to the indwelling Christ. When that happens in us, the government of God will have been fully established in our members.
The prophets talk about the government being on the shoulders of Jesus Christ. We are all looking forward to being ruled by the government of God because, when that happens, we will stop dying. When that happens, we will stop sinning and when we stop sinning we stop dying. This is our blessed hope, Christ in you, the blessed hope. That is our blessed hope. Hallelujah.
We are still in Verse 8, "...they defile the flesh, they despise the dominion of the Christ that is fighting to overcome and rule the nations which are in our flesh, and they speak evil of dignities." The word "dignity" is the Greek word "doxa," which is translated glory, praise, and worship. It's the word that is used to describe the Shekinah glory of the Lord Jesus Christ. What we are talking about here is that indwelling Christ in us. They speak evil of the indwelling Christ in us. Hallelujah!
This means that they will do anything to keep Christ tread under foot. If they fail, and Christ rules in our life, they will knock Him, they will deny Him, they will say that He is not true. If we reach the spiritual point where Christ is ruling a large part of our life, these things in us, they will rise up and deny Him. They will speak evil of Him. Their first choice is to tread Him under foot so that He should never show His nature through us at all but, failing that, these evil spirits will fight to the death to lay hold of the property of the holy one of God, which we are.
Revelation 2:27 says that Jesus Christ will rule the nations with a rod of iron. He is going to be on top of every nation. Every evil spirit within us, every spirit within us that is not of God, will be ruled by the Lordship of Jesus Christ, and in Colossians 3:15, we are told, "Let the peace of God rule in your heart." He must rule, Christ must rule, so no matter how many times we fall down, we just get up, we repent, we brush ourselves off, and we keep on going. Christ must rule. It is the will of God, Christ must rule. It is the will of God that it will come to pass one way or another. It will come to pass because it must. Hallelujah.
Now we have a very interesting Scripture. I got very excited when God showed this to me last night. In Verse 9, we are told, "Yet Michael the archangel when contending with the Devil, he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, "The Lord rebuke you." Now I do not know about you, but I have never heard this preached any other way but that Michael was contending with Satan over the dead body of Moses.
Well in the Greek, there are two distinct different words describing either a dead body or a live body, and the word used here is a live body. The number in Strong's for live body is #4983 and the number for dead body is #4430. They were fighting for the live body of Moses. Now what could this possibly mean? I looked up the word Michael in Strong's, and it means "to lean towards, to bring near, to approach," and in the Hebrew it means, "who is like God."
Michael is a son of God who was with the Lord in the pure spirit realm, and as we are told in Job 38:7,"from before the foundations of the earth." He was a son of God who was sown in the earth with the seed of man and with the seed of beast, and we were given a Scripture last week in Jeremiah that revealed this to us where God promised that he would sow the seed of Israel in the earth with the seed of man and with the seed of beast, man being the soul, and beast being the human body that we live in.
The same Greek word translated "body" is used to describe the body of an animal and the body of a man. We find that there are human beings on the face of the earth that are animal. This body that we are in is animal, and if the soul is absent, as may be the case with autistic people, for example, we have people living on the earth on a pure animal level. Men existing in the soul realm have a body and a soul, but those who have been incarnated at the express will of the Father have an animal body, a soul man within them, fallen adam, and they also have the seed of Israel or the seed of Christ.
We know that Michael is representative of the seed of the Father because his name is "who is like God" or "the one who is like God," and he was contending with the Devil, disputing over the live body of Moses. What we are being told here is that this is a situation depicting the struggle of everyone of us that is seeking to move on in Christ that has been incarnated at the express will of the Father.
We are told here that Moses was an incarnated son of God, and that the seed of Christ was in him at birth. God gives him the name Michael so that we can understand what is happening here. Michael, the spirit of God, or, the son of God that was in Moses, and the soul realm that was in Moses, God calls him the Devil, were struggling for who would manifest out of the body, and the mind, and the mouth, of Moses. That is what the struggle was.
The Scripture says they contended for the body of Moses. The word "contending" means, to separate thoroughly, to withdraw from, to oppose, and to discriminate. Now when a son of God is sown in the earth and is born, he is joined to the flesh and the soul realm. He is joined, he is fused together. We spoke about this in prior meetings. They are fused together, they are one, and in the fullness of time Jesus Christ comes to an individual, and he says to them, "My son is in you, you may not know it, but my son is in you, come forth," and that is when the person receives the experience that we know as salvation.
God is calling you, but He is known you from before the foundations of the earth. He is just been waiting for the proper moment to call you forth, and from that day forward he begins a separation process, because so long as the seed of Christ is fused to the seed of fallen adam there will be nothing but confusion manifesting in us.
We are told in Ephesians 5:26 about being cleansed by the washing of the water of the word. This separation is the cleansing with the washing of the word. We have spoken about this in past weeks. It is the polarization of the thoughts of the carnal mind and the thoughts of Christ, because if they are not polarized, if you do not have the natural man over here and Christ over there, how can anyone be on top at any one time? What you will have is a mixture over here and a mixture over there, and Christ will never be on top because he is a part of every element of you.
This cleansing with the washing of the water of the word is the polarization of our thoughts, the putting of the Christ thoughts over here and the thoughts of the soul realm over there. This process is preparing us for the Christ to rise up in great power and put the soul realm under His feet. That is what is happening with Michael and the Devil.
I would like to read you Webster's definition of "to wash." It means to pass water over or through so as to carry off a material from the surface or interior, to move, to carry, to subject the action of water to separate valuable materials. God has sown His sons in the earth, and He now brings forth the Word of God to separate the seed of His life from the earth realm. There must be a separation. I have heard it preached that we are to come out of the world, but the coming out from the world is in our minds.
We are living in this world. We are also told that we are to be in the world, but not of it. But we are living here, we function here, our jobs are here. We need food. We have all kinds of needs. No, the separation is in our mind. We are to think with the thoughts of God. To wash also means to separate particles from a substance in water. To pass through a bath, to carry off, that is what washing means, and that is what Michael, the son of God, was doing within the mind of the vessel that God calls Moses.
I would like to read this to you briefly, you can write it down if you like. We are separated through several processes in the Bible. We are separated through the truth of God, John17:19. We are separated by the faith of God, Acts 26:18; by the Holy Ghost, Romans15:16; in Christ Jesus, 1Corinthians1:2, by the Spirit of God, 1Corinthians 6:11; by the Word of God, 1Timothy 4:5; by the covenant, that is the New Covenant, Hebrews 10:29; and by God the Father, Jude 1. We are separated, we are are made whole and we are made free from sin. These are the processes that the Lord uses.
When we come to the Lord and are cleansed by the washing of the water of the word, there is a separation of the mind of fallen adam from the mind of Christ, and this is what was going on in the mind of Moses. Oh, Hallelujah!
This word "contending," the root word that it comes from is the word translated "judgment." All throughout the New Testament and, for example, in Matthew 5:21, where Jesus talks about the day of judgment, He is not saying that you are going to be destroyed and thrown down to hell. Judgment Day is the day that you shall be separated from the natural man, and, after you are separated, Christ will go on top, fallen adam will go underneath, and the government of God will be established in your mind. This is what the judgment of God is. Hallelujah!
He will do whatever He has to do to bring us to that point. Sometimes it is painful, but we can go through it if we know that judgment does not mean that we are condemned. We can go through if we know that the end result will be that Jesus Christ will rule in our members, and that we will receive eternal life. Oh hallelujah, glory to God.
"Yet Michael the archangel when contending with the Devil, he disputed the body of Moses." The word "dispute" means to discuss, an argument, to reason with, to think differently about oneself, to argue from the Scripture, to separate in mind. Michael was preaching the word of God to the fallen adamic side of Moses’ nature.
Now we know that Jesus was in the wilderness with Satan, and that everything that Satan tempted Him with, He answered m with Scripture. Well this is what Michael was doing to his natural nature, his fallen adamic, or his soul nature. He was saying, "The Scripture says this, and you will come into submission to me, for the Lord God has said that I will rule in this earth of this vessel known as Moses, and I will do the will of the Living God, and you will not stop me." Nevertheless, we know at one point Moses failed. We know that Moses smote the rock when God told him to speak to the rock.
Well, what happened? The natural nature in Moses rose up, took dominion over Moses’ Christ mind, and disobeyed God, and, as a result of this Moses did not enter into the promised land.
God will judge unrighteousness, but He brings you back, He brings you back, He brings you back, He has not condemned you, He brings you back, and He brings you forward, and He brings you unto glory. Hallelujah!
"Michael, the archangel, when contending with the Devil, who disputed over the body of Moses," over who was going to manifest through Moses, yet even when he was doing that, "he dared not bring against him a railing accusation." The word "accusation" is the same Greek word for judgment. It is the Greek word "crisis," and it means decision, tribunal, especially divine law, condemnation, damnation, or judgment. The Scripture says that Michael would dare not bring forth a railing accusation against the Devil within Moses, because all judgment is given into the hands of the Lord Jesus Christ. We are to condemn nobody. We are not to condemn a natural man, we are not to condemn a believer who's manifesting the natural man. We are not to condemn. We are to judge ourselves.
The Scripture calls us to judge ourselves and go on with God. It was not Michael's job to condemn the soul realm that was in Moses. That was for later on when Jesus Christ would be manifested in the earth. That is the job of the Son of God. Hallelujah.
John 5:22 says that God has committed all judgment unto the Son, and that is the reason why Michael would not dare judge the Devil within him, because all judgment has been committed unto the Son, and Matthew 5:21 says you're in danger of the judgment. This is all referring to the separation of the soul realm from the realm of the Spirit of God within us. We are to do it in ourselves by the power of God, or it can be done in deliverance by other believers if the Lord anoints them to do it. We have to get ourselves straightened out first. We are the ones who have to be straightened out before we can go around helping others. Hallelujah.
I would like to take a minute here to contrast this experience that Michael, in the vessel known as Moses, had with what happened to Jesus Christ when he was tempted of the Devil. We are going to Mark 1:13, "And he was there in the wilderness forty days, tempted of Satan, and was with the wild beast, and the angels ministered unto him." What happened to Jesus was different than what happened to Moses. Moses was not Christ. He was an incarnated son of God, he was separated from himself, so that the Christ in himself could rule.
Jesus, on the other hand, was the express incarnation of the Father. He was the offspring of the Spirit of God and the living soul that died. He was the first of the creation of God. He was in a totally different category. Now in this case, Jesus was already on top. He was already separated, and he was already on top of Satan.
What Satan was trying to do was to deceive Jesus or convince him to give up his position of authority. The separation had already taken place within Jesus, and Satan knew that the next step was that Jesus Christ would swallow him up, so that Satan could no longer live as a separate individual personality. He was trying to get Jesus Christ to give up his position of authority through trickery, but Jesus Christ met that temptation every time with the Word of God.
We are told in Romans 16:20 that the Lord God will bruise Satan under our feet. Hallelujah!
Verse 10 in the book of Jude, "Those who speak evil of those things which they know not, but what they know naturally as brute beasts, in these things they corrupt themselves." Those who are incarnated at the express will of the soul realm, or because the soul realm is prevailing in them because the seed of God has not yet sprouted or come forth, what they know naturally as brute beast, in these things they corrupt themselves. Hallelujah.
We are told in 1Corinthians 1:20 that "God made foolish the wisdom of this world." They cannot understand spiritual things so they rail against them, but they do not know what they are talking about. They're not even on the same spiritual realm. They're to be ignored, and we are to petition the Lord if they are doing us damage. They're not allowed to damage us. If they're doing damage to us, we are to petition the Lord and pray against their efforts, under the anointing.
We are not to do what Michael refused to do. We are not to rail against them from the same spiritual realm. We are not to meet them as a man. We spoke about this last week. If they are coming against us, we are not to meet them as a man. We are to seek God, ascend to a high spiritual realm, and respond to them from that high spiritual realm. If we are not yet in a place in Christ where we could do this, we are to go to someone who the Lord has witnesses to us is an elder in Christ. And you are not an elder because you go to a church and a man says that you're an elder.
You know that someone is an elder in the church of the Living God when the Lord Jesus Christ witnesses to you that this particular person has the wisdom of God. And when that wisdom is confirmed by signs and wonders, which is the ability to bring forth healing by the Spirit of God and the ability to cast out demons, that is an elder. I do not care if you're in a pulpit or you're down in the sewer. I do not care what you're doing, I do not care what you're job is, I do not care what you look like, I do not care how old you are, I am looking for the witness of the Spirit of God and the work that he does in you that confirms to me the wisdom that is in your mouth. That is what I am looking for.
That is who you go to if you don’t know how to respond to someone who's coming against you in an ungodly way. "Go to the elders of the church, and they will pray for you," saith the Lord. Hallelujah. We are also told in 1Corinthians 1:30, that " Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom." We are looking for the wisdom of God. If we fight on the realm of the natural man, very often we'll be defeated. I am defeated all the time by the natural man. I am not a match for a lot of people. A lot of natural men have very strong personalities, and they overtake me all the time. I have to cry out to God.
Our motives have to be right. God does not require us to seek vengeance on these people. We are not to seek vengeance on them, because how are we to know what God has planned for this person, or who are they, or whether or not God is planning to call them forth? I do not care what they are doing. How do we know that God's not calling them next week or next year? We are not to seek our own vengeance.
All vengeance belongs to the Lord. We are to love our brother. However, they are not allowed to destroy us. If we seek the Lord in righteousness, they will be stopped, but it must be as a result of the righteous judgment of God, not because you hit me and I am going to hit you back. No, no. It has to be as a result of the righteous judgment of God.
Maybe that person has a problem, we do not know, but when God does judge somebody, He does it in a way that is positive. If somebody is really evil towards you, and the Spirit of God rises up in a believer to defend you, and the judgments are executed against that person, the result of those judgments will be that they will come closer to God. All things work for the good for those who love the Lord, and if you do not love the Lord, you'll come to love the Lord because He loves you. He loved us before we loved him. He loves us all, and even if we are evil children, He is going to use every whack that He gives us to bring us closer and closer to Him. Hallelujah, praise God.
"...In those things they corrupt themselves." The word translated corrupt means to move away from God. So people that are manifesting the natural man, that are speaking against the sons of God, who do not even understand, who do not even know what God is doing, are corrupt. All that they know is that you've got something that they do not have, and, therefore, you must be wrong because they're right. But when they attack you they move further and further away from God. Hallelujah.
And the words "brute beast," merely mean that if you are a brute beast you are a man who acts without thinking, and I know that we all have experienced this. I know that I've experienced this. I've had a lot of deliverance. I've been the recipient of a lot of deliverance at the hands of the Lord Jesus Christ.
I used to go into rages. If somebody would do something that reminded me of something that my father did to me, or Joe Blow did to me a hundred years ago, , even though they didn't mean me any harm, something would rise up in me, and I would say terrible things that would hurting people's feelings. I would end up losing jobs and worse, because I was reacting as a brute beast. I did not stop to think. I didn't seek God as to the person's motives or as to what was happening in my life.
So this is the condition of the man that has been incarnated at the express will of the soul realm. "Woe unto them, they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Korah." This is the way that they'll go. Cain was a murderer, and Balaam exercised spiritual power for personal gain, which is illegal from every aspect, from every viewpoint, however you look at it. I do not care if you're out there practicing witchcraft or if you're a prophet of God, if you exercise spiritual power for your own gain, it is illegal. Jesus Christ will judge you, you cannot do it.
And the gainsaying of Korah was, of course, that he denied the leadership that God raised up in Moses. I did a word study on this, but I won't spend too much time on it. The Scripture tells us that what happened to him was that he went back into the earth. We know that we are told in the prophets that God is the potter, and we are the clay, and that He is molding us.
Well, when a vessel is not coming forth the way that God wants him to, He picks up His hand and He goes whack. He mars us and we go back into the field of clay, and He starts molding us all over again. That is what happened to Korah, he went back into the clay. In other words, Korah died.
Verse 12, "These are spots in your feast of charity; when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear, clouds they are without water, carried about of winds, trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots." Spots are hidden rocks. You go into the water, which represents the realm of the Spirit of God. You go to church, you're seeking God, you're a new believer, you do not know from anything, and someone comes over and gives you a witchcraft prophecy.
Someone did that to me when I was newly saved. They told me that I had witchcraft, and they scared me half to death. Well I found out that I did have a spirit of witchcraft, but when she told me, she told me in the wrong spirit. The result of her telling me hurt me. If you have a spirit of witchcraft, and God sends someone to tell you, the result of it is that you'll get deliverance from the spirit, and that it won't torment you anymore.
When someone comes to you and tells you in a spirit of condemnation, that is not God. I do not care if they are saved twenty years. I do not care if they sing in the church, or they teach or they prophecy, I do not care what they do. If someone condemns you, that is not the spirit of God coming forth from within them. Unfortunately a lot of Christians do not understand this.
These are men that are incarnated at the express will of the living soul that died, they are hidden rocks, they are danger points in the realm of the Spirit of God. "They are hidden spots in your feasts of charity..."
The word "charity" is the Greek word "agape". Agape love is the highest form of love, that is the love that comes forth from the Living God. The word "feast" refers to eating. We know that the true communion of the Living God is the eating, and partaking, and sharing of the Word of God. So when you come together, when a group of believers are gathered and you are sharing the love of God and his Word and, all of sudden, someone manifests an ungodly spirit, they are spots in your feast of charity.
It's the natural man coming forth to destroy what God is doing. They are eating at the table of the communion of the Living God without fear, and we are told in Matthew 22:13, that someone came into Jesus' wedding feast, and He said to them, "What are you doing here without a wedding garment? What are you doing here? You cannot stay." The wedding garment is the cover of the Lord Jesus Christ. Hallelujah.
"...clouds, they are without water." We know that clouds are something that appear to be solid, but are made up of many particles. They are dust clouds. Man is a dust cloud. He is made of the dust of the earth, many particles of earth fused together under great pressure to give us the soul realm. And then God injects his Spirit into the vessel, but when we are without the Spirit of God, we are only dust balls. That is what we are.
So these people who have been incarnated without the Spirit of God, that is what they are, clouds without water. They’re carried about by the wind. That means when an ungodly spiritual power comes to try them by offering spiritual knowledge, or to spiritually manipulate them, they do not have the ability to discern whether it is God, or an unclean spirit. They do not know that everything that is spiritual is not of God. Hallelujah. This is a problem that occurs in many people that move in a spirit of witchcraft. They think that everything that is supernatural is of God.
"They are trees who's fruit withereth..." That means that they are trees that are born beyond the season where they can produce fruit. They were born in the wrong season. They were born at a time when they could not produce fruit. Fallen Adam says, "I willed you into the earth," but Jesus Christ says, "You're not fruit until I say come into the earth." They were born at the wrong season. They cannot produce fruit, and the Scripture says, "...they're fruit withereth, and they are without fruit, they are barren." They are without hope of bearing fruit, because it has to be at the express will of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Fallen Adam is not going to be God. He will be swallowed up by the Lord Jesus Christ. The Lord does permit fallen adam to do certain things. He permits him to bring people into this world, and we are told back in the beginning of Jude in Verse 4, that "there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before old ordained to this condemnation." God permits it and uses it to bring forth his sons, but they will not produce fruit. They will be used to try the sons of God. They will be used to tempt us, but they will not bring forth fruit. Hallelujah.
They have to go back into the clay pot and be formed at the express will of the Father. "...they are twice dead." They are dead in the soul realm, and they are dead in the spiritual realm. They're dead. They're walking around just like we are, but without spiritual knowledge. They cannot tell the difference, but Jesus Christ says that they are dead, they are plucked up by the roots, they will not continue.
They are raging waves of the sea. The sea is a type of the living soul that died and they're raging, they are angry. We know that we are called to peace in Jesus Christ. If you're raging inside, if there is a raging going on inside of you, that is not God. If you're a believer, if you have the Spirit of God, you are a candidate for deliverance.
You are not supposed to be raging. You are not supposed to be subject to wild emotional passions. If you are a believer, if you have the seed of Christ, you have the right to ask for deliverance in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ. You have the privilege of getting rid of raging passions that cause you to say and do things that most of time you do not even want to do, or that afterwards, you're sorry that you did do.
So they are raging waves of the soul realm, foaming out their own shame, and they're ashamed because they do not have the cover of God. We are told in Genesis that fallen adam and Eve lost the cover of God, and that they became ashamed. It doesn't matter how successful you are in the world or how much money you have, it doesn't matter if you have a mansion, if you do not have the cover of Christ, you're spiritual condition is that you are ashamed.
Stars indicate someone who exists in the heavenlies. A lot of these people are spiritual, they have spiritual knowledge. There are all kinds of people out there today that have all kinds of spiritual knowledge, but, of course, it is perverted. They deny Jesus Christ, they lock Jesus Christ out of it, and they twist it, so the Church world in general rejects spirituality. The Church world says that everything that they are saying is wrong, because they deny Jesus Christ, and they believe in this, and they believe in that, but there are lots people out there that have a lot of truth. If we just strip the garbage away, and join what they believe to the truth of Jesus Christ, we would see that they have a lot of spiritual truth. And it is an error in the Church today to reject everything out there that is different.
What happens is that the preachers are afraid that the people will be deceived and get caught up into something ungodly. But it is not true that everything out there is without spiritual truth, except the Church. There is spiritual truth in every religion. It may be just a kernel, but there is something there, and if you're strong enough in Christ to not be polluted by the error, that kernal of truth can be a blessing. But, of course, we know that we can be polluted. So, if you're young in the Lord, you really shouldn't be going out looking for the truth in Buddhism and Hinduism. But that doesn't mean that there isn't a kernel of truth in Buddhism and Hinduism.
God has planted his spiritual knowledge throughout the earth, and in the end times, which is now, He is gathering up all these little bits of spiritual knowledge. He is going to gather all things, into one, in Christ, and we are going to have the whole truth, and we know the truth will set us free. But we have to have the whole truth, the whole truth, at which time Christ will swallow up fallen adam, and the government of God will rule in our mind, and we will stop sinning, and we will stop dying. Hallelujah.
"...and to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness forever." Now I did a word study on that, and it doesn't sound anything like what I just read. What it really means is that these men that are incarnated at the express will of fallen adam, not of the will of God, are going to be kept in an unmarried state. The Lord will not let them bring forth fruit for the life of the ages. They will bring forth spiritual fruit in their own vessel for their lifetime on the earth, but they will not bring forth the spiritual fruit for the life of the ages like Christ is bringing forth. They will be kept in an unmarried state in the darkness of the realm of the soul.
The realm of the soul is darkness. Jesus Christ is light, and the realm of the Father God is light. They will be kept in darkness, unable to spiritually reproduce themselves for the life of the ages. That is the judgment of God.
Skipping over to Verse 16, we are given some more characteristics of the natural man. "They are murmurers, they are complainers, they are walking after they're own lust, and their mouth speaketh great swelling words, having man's persons in admiration, because of advantage." I want to emphasize again that every believer on the face of the earth today, except Jesus Christ, as far as I know, is both fallen adam and Christ. We have elements of the natural man and we have Christ, or if we do not have Christ, we are all the natural man, and the potential to manifest all of these characteristics are in all of us.
There is no condemnation in Christ Jesus. The condemnation on the unsaved man is simply that he doesn't have Christ. As soon as he receives Christ, he becomes eligible to have the qualities of the natural man done away with. We are given the Spirit of God to bring all these qualities into submission to the Christ within us. All of the qualities of the natural man have to come into submission to the Christ within us. There is no condemnation in Christ Jesus.
God is giving us this information because the truth is going to set us free, so He wants us to know the truth about our spiritual condition. We are not going to go out and say, "Oh, I was incarnated at the express will of the Father and you weren't." No that is not what the truth is for.
I would just like to spend a few minutes on Matthew 13:24, which talks about the different types of earth. "And when he sowed, some seeds fell by the way side and the fowls came and devoured them. Some fell upon stony places where they have not much earth, and forthwith they sprung up, because they have no deepness of earth. When the sun was up, they were scorched, and because they had no root they withered away, and some fell amongst thorns, and thorns sprang up and choked them. But others fell into good ground and brought forth fruit, some 100 fold, some 60 fold, and some 30 fold."
There are people on the face of this earth who, even if they hear the Word of God, will not bring forth fruit. We all look the same, we all look human, but there has to be something different about our spiritual condition that results in three categories of men that will not bring forth fruit, and one category of man that will bring forth fruit.
Jesus Christ gave us an explanation of this over in Verse 19. He says that, "When anyone heareth the word of the kingdom and understandeth it not, then cometh the wicked one and catcheth away that which is sown in his heart. This is he which receiveth seed by the way side." These are people that did not receive the Word of God, and have no understanding. I checked out the word in the Greek, and it means "an empty mind." They did not have the capacity to understand spiritual things.
We can only understand spiritual things by the wisdom of God, as He gives it to us. The natural man has no choice. That is why he's not condemned. We cannot understand unless God gives us understanding. So why doesn't God give him understanding? Because he wasn't incarnated at the express will of the Father. It's not his time.
Alright, let’s go on to the second category. "But he that receiveth seed into stony places is the same as he that heareth the word and with joy he receives it." This is the natural man that has developed spiritually. We just talked about that a few minutes ago. When they hear the spiritual truth of God they say, "Yeah, that is God, I recognize it, oh that is wonderful, I know it is spiritual truth and I want to believe it." Yet the Scripture says, "He hath not a root in himself, but endureth for a while, but when tribulation or persecution arises because of the word, by-and-by, he is offended." He cannot hold on to it.
We must have the root of Christ in us. When the word of God goes forth to fertilize us, to bring forth the life of Christ in us, there must be something to fertilize. There must be a spiritual element in us that came forth from the Father. When someone is incarnated or born at the express will of fallen adam, he is lacking the spiritual substance of the Father, and although he receives the Word gladly, it does not take root, because there is nothing for it to hold on to, because God never said, "this is your time."
"He also that receives seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word, and the cares of this world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful." Thorns, as we know, are an element of the curse in Genesis. The Lord told fallen adam that he would bring forth thorns and thistles. This is the realm of the natural man that isn't spiritual. We just spoke about the natural man who, for some reason, had an element of spirituality built in to him, and recognized the Word of God as spiritual truth.
Here, we are talking about the natural man that doesn't have any spiritual development at all. He just wants money. That is all he wants, and the deceitfulness of riches choke the Word and he becometh unfruitful. He wants money and the things of this world. God does not necessarily want us to be in great need, but we cannot be overcomers and worship money, and wealth, and the things of this world at the same time. Jesus says that you cannot worship God and mammon.
God wants our needs met. I do not believe that poverty is holy, but we must put God first in our lives, and we cannot have God first in our lives if His seed is not in us. We must have the root of Jesus Christ to bring forth the new creation man, which is the offspring of the seed of the glorified Jesus Christ, which is going forth, right now, as we preach. It falls upon the root of Christ that is in your heart from birth, fertilizes that root and brings forth the new creation (Christ in you) which, when He is born, rises up and as we are told in the book of Revelation, starts to rule the nations that are within us. We must overcome when Christ is ruling within us.
This is all going on in our minds. As Christ comes forth in us, He must overtake the mind of the natural man. He must bring the carnal mind into total submission and rule and reign over it. And, of course, last but not least, "He that has received seed into the good ground is he that heareth the word and understandeth it." We cannot understand it unless God gives us understanding, "...which also beareth fruit and bringeth fruit, some 100 fold, some 60, and some 30."
I want to say that again, and, of course, last but not least, "...he that has received seed into the good ground is he that heareth the word and understandeth it, and bringeth forth fruit, some 100 fold. some 60, and some 30." But we cannot understand it unless God gives us the understanding, and that understanding rests in the root of Christ that is within us. We have to have something inherently within us that gives us the ability to understand.
I am going to wind it down now by saying something about roots. I have some Scriptures for you. Job 5:3-4 says, "I have seen the foolish taking root...," The foolish are those that do not have Christ, that is fallen adam rising up and birthing people outside of the will of God. "I have seen the foolish taking root in the earth." In Proverbs 12:3, it speaks about the root of righteousness. We know there is a root of the foolish, and there is a root of the righteous.
We are told in Isaiah 11:10, that there is a root of Jesse, and we know that Christ came forth from the root of Jesse. There is a root of Jesse. Hallelujah. The Christ is the root and the offspring. He is everything. Jesus Christ is everything. When we are incarnated at the express will of the Father, we are incarnated as a spiritual female. The preached Word is goes forth as the male element of the creation, fertilizes us and brings forth the Christ within us. Hallelujah.
Jesus Christ is everything, He is the root, He is the female element, He is the male element, and He is the offspring. He is the whole thing. What He is doing is that He is created a creation whereby He can live in the flesh and manifest in the flesh. This is the Gospel of the Kingdom.
God first brought forth a natural man. God is in control of everything. He did not lose control in the Garden. He brought forth a natural creation as part of the process which will result in the new creation. God intends to rule in this earth, and Satan, the unconscious part of the carnal mind of fallen adam will submit. He will submit and be swallowed up by the Spirit of God. He will be what he was intended to be, the element of the creation which gives it form.
God is Spirit. He has no form or shape. Spirit has no form or shape, but God will live in the earth with the natural man in total submission to him, and He will rule, and He will be all in all, and the creation will be joined to Him. Right now we are separated. There is Christ, and there is fallen adam, but we are going to be one creation in Christ, where Christ rules and Satan, the unconscious part of the carnal mind of the natural man, will have no independent existence. The whole creation will manifest the nature of Christ. Satan cannot be independent of God. He must fulfill his function in the creation, which is to be a part of the form that the Spirit of God shines through.
Our flesh forms us in the soul realm. We are body, soul, and spirit, but we will all be one in Christ. Jesus Christ is the only man that I know of that was glorified. All of His elements were joined. We are told in Ephesians 2:14-15, "For he is our peace who hath made both one and who hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us, having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances, for to make it himself of twain or of the two, one new man, so making peace."
What happened was that Christ Jesus joined Himself to Satan. He swallowed up Satan, that same Satan that tried to tempt Him in the wilderness, that He resisted on every turn. That same Satan could no longer have an independent existence to tempt Jesus with. Christ Jesus swallowed him up. They became one, then Jesus Christ's body was glorified, He went up into the heavenlies, and has now returned to the earth in the form of the Holy Spirit, and is fertilizing all of us. Glory to God.
The same thing that happened to Jesus is going to happen to us. The Christ within us is going to be joined to and swallow up the carnal mind of our natural man, who will no longer be able to impulse evil thoughts towards us, to convince us to go astray, or to do anything wrong. Jesus Christ will rule, and we will ultimately be spiritual men. Glory to God.
I looked up the word "root" in Webster's and it means "source, the essential core, the part of an object which is attached to something else." If we have the root of Christ in us, it attaches us to the spiritual realm of God. He is the anchor of our soul. Well, what is He anchoring us to? Hallelujah, He is anchoring us to the spiritual realm of God, glory to God, in order to bring forth the spiritual work of Jesus Christ in our minds.
First, Christ must be separated from fallen adam, and then fallen adam must be brought into submission to Christ. The Lord Jesus Christ uses a process called deliverance to do this. It's the cleansing by the washing with the water of the word. It's the separating of our thoughts into two distinct areas so that Christ can prevail. But then, what do we do with the bath water? This vessel that we are in, we are wrapped in flesh, and everything of us that is spirit is locked up inside of this flesh sac.
That is what the flesh is for. Without it, our life substance would go pouring out. It's giving us form. After the cleansing comes in our mind, and the thoughts of Christ separate from the thoughts of fallen adam, then what do we do with the thoughts of fallen adam? What do we do with them? Well, what's happening in the Church today is that believers are pushing the thoughts to the back of their mind and saying that the thoughts are no longer there. But this is not true. They may be underfoot, but they are still there.
God gave me a dream that demonstrates this, and I would like to share it with you. A lot of people do not want deliverance because they feel they are cleansed by the washing with the water of the word, and the dream that God gave me is an answer to the people that take that position.
In the dream the Lord showed me a wood dresser. Now wood typifies man in the Scripture, and someone was taking a bath in one of the drawers of the dresser. I guess it was me, and I was fishing around trying to find the plug to let the dirty water out because of the filth that had been washed away from me. I knew that I had been washed with the water of the Word, and that the filth had been separated from the Spirit of God in me, but there was no plug to let this filth out of the dresser, or out of my vessel, or out of my mind. There was no plug to get the separated filth out of my mind.
We could push it to the back of our mind because of Jesus Christ’s power. It could be underfoot, it could be dormant, it could be bound up, but it has to come out because, so long as it does not come out, there is always the danger of it rising up again. It has to come out. There was only one way that I could get it out in the dream, and that was to take the drawer out of the dresser and turn it upside down and dump it out.
This is what the Lord was saying to me. There is no plug in our mind that is going to let out the filth that is been washed away. The provision that Jesus Christ has made to get the filth out of our mind after it has been separated and overshadowed by Christ, after it is been put underfoot. There is only one provision to get it out, and that is called deliverance.
Sometimes it is a little loud, and sometimes people that have never seen it get frightened, but actually all that is happening is that the evil thoughts in the unconscious and subconscious parts of our carnal mind are leaving us. That is all that demons are. They're evil thoughts that have been birthed in our mind. If you do not understand that, or if you want more information about it, you can get the previous messages that go into more detail. But that is all that demons are. They are evil thoughts that have been birthed in our mind, and deliverance is the way to wash them out with the bath water. Why would you, even though you are separated from the filth, want to walk around with repressed demons in your mind? You are a walking time bomb in that condition. When they come out, they scream and they yell, and sometimes they make a lot of commotion. Sometimes they're very threatening, but there is nothing to be afraid of because Jesus Christ has everything under control. Everybody here, if you have the Spirit of God in you, are a candidate for this delivering process.
The requirements are, obviously, that you have to acknowledge that your behavior or your thoughts have not been of God, and you have to repent. If you desire to be delivered from ungodly thoughts, if you do not want to be walking around fighting them off and beating them down all of the time, if you want the provision of God which is peace in Christ Jesus, that you receive when they're cast out of your mind for all time, you can be delivered from them. If you desire it, God will indeed meet your need.
"Yea saith the Living God to His people, I have told thee, saith the Lord, that I shall be worshiped in Spirit and in Truth, yea, saith God, the kingdoms of the earth deny this Word, saith the Lord, they have exalted themselves in high places, yea they are in my ministers, saith the Lord, and they stand in the pulpits across the nations, saith God, and they deny the truth, and they blaspheme my holy ones, saith the Lord, that would bring forth the Word that I have put in their hearts. Yea, saith God, I shall tolerate this not much longer, saith the Lord. Yea, indeed, even now my judgment has gone forth to tear down this blasphemy, saith God, and not only the Church, but the whole world indeed shall hear my Word, saith God, yea indeed the Gospel of the Kingdom shall go forth and in accordance with my Word, when the entire world has heard it, yea that is the end. Glory to God. That is the end, saith the Lord, for I shall be all in all and my Kingdom shall be established, saith the Lord, in the earth, yea, that is indeed the end of the systems of men, saith God, and the beginning of the establishment of the Kingdom of God. Yea, truth shall reign in the hearts of all men, and truly as the words of the prophet has said, all shall be taught of God, saith the Lord. Yea, I am a righteous God, and I am a God of judgment, but I am not a God of destruction, saith the Lord, and the truth of my nature shall be known, for I indeed have the power to resurrect whatever I destroy, therefore the definition of destruction in my Kingdom is not the definition of the Word destruction in your kingdom. But I shall destroy every wickedness, and I shall destroy every evil, and I shall destroy every ungodly word and thought, but out of this shall come forth life, saith the Living God. Yea, my Kingdom and the life of my son shall reign and rule across the earth. Hallelujah.