2012: “Freedom! keep on pushin’,straight ahead”


1Sa 17:22  After David had entrusted his cargo to the care of the supply officer,he ran to the battlefront. When he arrived, he asked his brothers how they were doing.

 1Sa 17:48  The Philistine drew steadily closer to David to attack him, while David quickly ran toward the battle line to attack the Philistine.

 Concordant Literal Version

 Gen 2:19 And furthermore Yahweh Elohim, having formed from the ground all field life and every flyer of the heavens, He is also bringing it to the human to see what he will call it (label it). And whatever the human living soul is calling it,that is its name.

I know that I blogged on this.

The most influential human tongue belonged to Adam. Apart from Jesus, no other decree was greater than the naming of animals through Adam. Whatever Adam called the animals thousands of years ago, stands today.

God’s  Holy Spirit brought the animals to Adam to see what he would call them.

To call, “qara”,  is the Hebrew word, to label.

God brought to Adam, to see what Adam would label. That’s the formula!

God sees, we label, and that by what God sees.

Labeling has profound effects.

What about the kid who was labeled …“you are a klutz, just like your granddaddy”.

Or, “You are stupid and will never make it.”

Or what about this… “I am so very proud of you.”

And..” I will be here to back up your dreams!”

Don’t  diss the word of faith movement. The part which is wrong,  is  the labeling which the Spirit of God does not see and bring to you.  But the rest is potent!

This morning my wife and I prayed. There is something which God wants us to have, but still has not come.

I ardently said with great voice, “ I decree, label, and establish this thing as belonging to Jesus Christ.”

Bang! Something ensued in the Spirit!

There was a shift. I beheld God’s rubber stamp appear upon the thing.  My labeling produced something huge. I couldn’t  believe the transference that took place.

1Sa 17:22  After David had entrusted his cargo to the care of the supply officer,he ran to the battlefront. When he arrived, he asked his brothers how they were doing.

 1Sa 17:48  The Philistine drew steadily closer to David to attack him, while David quickly ran toward the battle line to attack the Philistine.

People, as we go into 2012, we are skirmishing in a big time war versus the devil.

Look at David’s, the soldier’s soldier, tactic.  He ran straight into the battle front.  He ran to meet the devil. Big time was he, in childlike trust of God. This was his secret!

In 2012, Christians must run straight to the battle. Moment by moment, hour by hour, day by day, run to the conflict ,and possess for God.

The only hope for America  is revival. God has no one but you and me to bring it.

My spiritual 2012 resolutions include:

Daily renewal of my mind by serious study of the word.

Daily prayer.

Unreserved obedience to the voice of the Holy Spirit.

I will attempt to think and live out of the box.

Regular fellowship with other believers.

Go to church, not to be only fed, but more so, to give out and minister. I will feed myself daily at home and in my quiet time.

Run straight into God’s battles daily.

I will not look to the left, to the right, to people, or to circumstances.

I will stop looking at politicians and other leaders.  Most of them are very poor leaders. Our political system, full of career politicians, is hopelessly broken until revival comes. So let it come!

Become my own leader. The world starves for good leaders!  I will give to the world what God has given me. I will become my pioneer. I will blaze my trail in the Lord.  I will lead others in the Lord, by example.

I won’t read many other people’s books so that my calling can be untainted, uninfluenced, and true to God.  The Bible will be my main read.

In the words of the immortal Jimmi Hendrix…” Freedom”, I leave 2011 like this, and go into 2012 like that.

Freedom!

keep on pushin’, straight ahead

Freedom!

keep on pushin’, straight ahead

Freedom!

keep on pushin’, straight ahead

Freedom!

keep on pushin’, straight ahead

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The Flagstaff / Navajo Revival 2012


Since returning from Africa, our ministry, Safari Through the Word Ministries, has been involved locally in Miami, Florida.

We became Assistant Pastors at our church, Doral Vineyard.

In these last three years we have assisted with the establishment of this growing work, under the leadership of Ralph and Cathy Gomez.

We knew that as this work progressed, the Lord would also resume the “teaching and signs & wonders” revival ministry that Mary and I have been called to.

We share a burden to see revival come to the USA. Without revival, the prospects for America to continue as a godly nation incessantly dim.

I believe that in 2012, our ministry will be embarking on trips across the nation, in the work of revival, as we continue pastoring at Doral Vineyard.

Our first trip is scheduled to Flagstaff, Arizona, projected from February 15th through the 20th.

Flagstaff is part of the Navajo Nation. I sensed ten years ago that revival could commenced with the Native Nations based on God’s principle that the “last shall be first.”

Amongst the 550 Native Nations, the Navajos are one of the most receptive to the gospel.

We are scheduled to have four days of meetings at the Little America Hotel in the heart of Flagstaff. The meetings will be advertised through Arizona and New Mexico, by the Navajo Nation’s biggest newspaper, The Navajo Times.

We have placed a sizable deposit on our conference and hotel rooms, at The Little America Hotel.

We have also placed our advertisement with the Navajo Times and the Arizona Daily Sun.

Mary and I are in need of approximately $1200.00 for our airplane tickets.

The reason why the prices are so high is that only US Airways flies into Flagstaff from Florida as well as Flagstaff is a small city.

Would you then prayerfully consider partnering with us financially in what is a commencement of revival work to our great nation?

As most of you know, our ministry, Safari Through the Word Ministries, is 501 C3 Florida, nonprofit corporation. We issue you receipts for your tax deductible donations at the end of the calendar year.

There are three ways which you can give.

You can write out a personal check or money order to “Safari Through the Word Ministries,” and mail it to:

Jose Alvarez

5725 NW 114 Path Unit 102

Doral, Florida 33178-4195.

Secondly, you can give through the Pay Pal “Donate” button on our website @

www.thepattern.org.

Finally, you can give on Face Book through “Fundrazr” button @

http://bit.ly/x2xCXl

Thank you

Safari Through the Word Ministries is a 501 C3 Florida nonprofit corporation. We issue you receipts of giving for your tax deductions at the end of the calendar year.

Rob Bell, Love Wins, And The Body Of This Death!


 Rom 7: 24  O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death?

The explanation of “the body of this death” by Greek NT expositor and scholar, Marvin Vincent, is absolutely brilliant.

The body serving as the seat of the death into which the soul is sunk through the power of sin. The body is the literal body, regarded as the principal instrument which sin uses to enslave and destroy the soul. In explaining this much-disputed phrase, it must be noted:

1. That Paul associates the dominion and energy of sin prominently with the body, though not as if sin were inherent in and inseparable from the body.

2. That he represents the service of sin through the body as associated with, identified with, tending to, resulting in, death. And therefore,

3. That he may properly speak of the literal body as a body of death – this death, which is the certain issue of the abject captivity to sin.

4. That Paul is not expressing a desire to escape from the body, and therefore for death. Meyer paraphrases correctly: “Who shall deliver me out of bondage under the law of sin into moral freedom, in which my body shall no longer serve as the seat of this shameful death?”

5. Ignatius, in his letter to the Smyrnaeans, speaks of one who denies Christ’s humanity, as “Nekroophoros” one who carries a corpse.

Nekroo is a corpse. Phero is to bear something.

Bible expositor John Gill says this about body of this death.  “And is to him like that punishment Mezentius inflicted on criminals, by fastening a living body to a putrid carcass.”

The evil tyrant Mezentius forced a criminal to be tied face to face to a copse  (nekroo) until such man died from the effects of bearing and contacting the putrefying body.

Paul compares the sinful nature of mankind without Christ to the body of this death.

In fact, every human being without Christ carts a face to face chained “body of this death” . The rotting body of sin incessantly whispers sinful pleasures and habits to this one  until he goes to the grave.

Only Christ and His work on the cross  can unchain a loved one from this horror.

Rob Bell erroneously says in his book “Love Wins”, that because God is love, ultimately no one will go to, or stay in hell.

My apologia to Pastor Bell is that heaven or hell is not just an issue of love winning.

Could or would God allow people who are bearing a putrid corpse of the sinful nature chained face to face to them into His heaven? Heaven indeed would be a funny place.

Everybody alive at the etching of these words has opportunity to be freed of this corpse through Christ.  Why should God do it later in hell for them?  Or do I want to risk my eternity on Mr. Bell’s presupposition?

Nino De Santis: A Christmas Prayer Miracle Story


For anyone who does not believe that there is a personal God who is interested in the affairs of people, I have a great Christmas story for you.

This is the story of my friend Nino De Santis.

Nino is the father of Maria Passwaters, a friend of 25 years to our family.

Exactly twenty-four hours ago, I received a phone call from Maria’s cousin Nathalie Duclos in Montreal, Canada. The Passwaters family is spending their Christmas vacation in Montreal, Canada.

Nathalie told me that Nino De Santis was in ICU, unconscious and in extremely critical condition. Nino was suffering from a septic infection that had gone into his blood stream from an infected bladder. A lodged kidney stone prevented the strongest of antibiotics from reaching the infection. His blood pressure had dropped dangerously low. The doctors’ had Nino on the most comprehensive of life support systems and were administering to him the most potent of antibiotics.

The doctors met with the Passwaters last night and told them that Nino’s condition was extremely critical and that it would behoove them to assemble the family.

In Miami, we immediately put Nino on three prayer chains and on Facebook and Google Plus. Literally, there have been dozens praying for him.

This morning his condition was critical but his blood pressure had risen and was stabilized.

When the Passwaters got to the hospital, Nino who was still not awake, could respond with nods to his daughter’s voice.

Tonight, the hospital called Maria to tell her that Nino had woken up and his body was responding well to the medication, because the medication was not working yesterday. They have taken him off the life support, and have removed his breathing tube.

Even in Montreal, the doctors and nurses are astounded, calling this a miracle.

Not neglecting the excellent care that the doctors have given to Nino, no one can doubt that the hand of Almighty God has moved on behalf of the many who have prayed in the last 24 hours.

We want to thank God Almighty, in the Name of Jesus Christ.

We want to thank the doctors and nurses who ministered medically to Nino.

Finally, we want to thank the many who have aggressively prayed in the last 24 hours.

Let us not forget this Christmas prayer miracle story, how much God loves us, and how intensely engrossed He is with each of us.

Talk to Him and unload your deepest needs and burdens. He truly cares!!

Blessings

There Are Two Ways Of Eating!


 Consuming and Devouring

Mr 14:22  And as they did eat, Jesus took bread, and blessed, and brake it, and gave to them, and said, Take, eat, consume, and devour: this is my body.

Joh 6:50  This is the bread which cometh down from heaven, that a man may eat, consume, and devour thereof, and not die.

Joh 6:51  I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat, consume, and devour of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.

Re 2:7  He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat, consume, and devour of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God.

Re 2:17  He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat, consume, and devour of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.

Masticating and Chewing

Joh 6:54  Whoso is masticating, gnawing at, chewing, grinding, and crunching  my flesh, and drinketh my blood, hath eternal life; and I will raise him up at the last day.

Joh 6:56  He that is masticating, gnawing at, chewing, grinding, and crunching my flesh, and drinketh my blood, dwelleth in me, and I in him.

Joh 6:57  As the living Father hath sent me, and I live by the Father: so he that is masticating, gnawing at, chewing, grinding, and crunching me, even he shall live by me.

Joh 6:58  This is that bread which came down from heaven: not as your fathers did eat manna, and are dead: he that is masticating, gnawing at, chewing, grinding, and crunching of this bread shall live for ever.

Jeepers, ItsThe Out Of The Box Dude!


Eph 4: 22  That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old (palaios) (humanity), which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;


Here is a description of the “palaios” humanity from an earlier blog entry.

Palaios “an old man according to age”, is defined as a toothless, 150 year old, cane walking, IV sucking, decrepit nursing home man.

He is also the cruelest of beings. He is a slave trader, and a slave master.

His slaves are all the men and women of this world, no matter what religion, color or age.

This old man is a sin producing engine. He keeps humans captured and blinded by releasing continual sin into them. He knows that the only one who can kill him is Christ and His cross.  Thus he deceives people into hating Christ.

One day, it will be too late, and along with this toothless man, many will go to where there is gnashing of teeth.

He has deceived humanity so that it spends trillions of dollars to keep him alive, beautify, exalt, cosmeticized and protect him. His only purpose was to be killed by the cross. Yet people would rather reject Christ and continue to keep this dude alive.

The old man is the sinful nature which every human being has. Only Christ inside the human can destroy him.

Yet mankind will do anything to keep him alive and well, before coming to Christ.

Ah, the price of keeping sin trillions, and yet it will be paid until Christ comes back and promotes good politics.  The way out of the financial mess is repentance.

But for those who want to get rid of this decrepit and evil man, Christ is always available.

But for many others the love of this decrepit and evil dude will take them to the wrong side of the grave and in not so nice a place the human’s eye will finally be opened the old nursing home man.

Let’s do a study on the old and the new humanity!

Eph 4: 22  That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old (palaios) (humanity), which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts;

  Be placing away from yourself , progressively, until it’s totally put away, the ancient nursing home humanity .

There is also the archaic man, which qualifies humanity as old, in its outdated ways of behaving or functioning.

It’s no wonder that the devil’s labor and subsequent sin are archaic to the approach that God wishes humanity to function. Fallen humanity operates way sub par to God’s mindset in an archaic method.

2Co 5:17  Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new (kainoos) creature: (archaios) are passed away; behold, all things are become new (kainoos).

 Re 12:9  And the great dragon was cast out, that (archaios) serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

 Re 20:2  And he laid hold on the dragon, that (archaios) serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years,

 Eph 4:23

23  And be renewed ( ananeoo) ( present passive) in the spirit of your mind;

“Be made young again”:  The word  “neoos” defines new as being young in years.

This new humanity is one which increasingly gets younger and younger in years.

The goal of our renewed minds is so that we can receive by faith that we becomes younger. Of course this outer shell will wax old and die, but the new humanity, Christ Jesus in us, becomes  younger daily.

This is indispensable to our physical health. The inward man can control our flesh to such great extent, when God’s Spirit reigns supreme in us.  Our recognition that we are getting younger can add quality and quantity to our lives.

I believe that our physical organs and our bodily members will experience miracles of rejuvenation and healing through the principle of the neoos humanity.

The (ISA )Version has this verse as, “be being younged up again”!

(EB) Version:  And were to be getting young again in the spirit of your mind,

Eph 4:24

Eph 4:24  And that ye put on ( aorist) the new ( kainos) man ( anthropoos), which after God is created (aorist passive) in righteousness and true holiness.

 The aorist Greek verb tense defines an event as something completed. It can be used for a past or for a future occurrence as long as it stresses the event in its completion. The content of the happening does not matter, just its completion.

Created in the order of Jesus Christ, or God, which Paul terms as the second humanity.

1Co 15:47  The first humanity is of the earth, earthy: the second humanity is the Lord from heaven.

Created, is in the passive state, thus an entering into the recognition of a reality, or an existence, that we have a “young in years” humanity.

“Put on” describes the slipping into new clothes.  We must become fully dressed with this new humanity.  “Put on” is in the aorist tense.

Rom 12:2  And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed (metamorphosis) by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

We must be clothed once and for all with the new form or humanity. Totally be unclothed with the old humanity. Totally be clothed with the new humanity. Both of these actions are in the aorist tenses.  Thus is the meaning of reconciliation, which is the exchanging of one thing for something totally different.

There will comes a day, if you persevere, that what will be left  is the Person of Christ Jesus, living His life in you. Here you enter into ultimate fruitfulness by the functions of this new humanity which works transcendentally, out of the box, and without walls.

John 15:1   I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.

 4  Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me.

 5  I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.

True abiding, is resting or dwelling in the Person of Christ. Its living from the new humanity.  From the place of abiding, Christ lives His life in you. Because His humanity is transcendental, so is His fruit bearing through you.

Joh 1:12  But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe (INTO) his name:

 Joh 3:16  For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth  (INTO) him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

 Joh 3:36  He that believeth  (INTO) the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.

 Joh 6:29  Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe (INTO) him whom he hath sent.

 Joh 6:35  And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth (INTO)me shall never thirst.

 Joh 6:40  And this is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son, and believeth (INTO) him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at the last day.

 To be born again is to be placed IN Christ.

I believe though, that the going INTO the Person of Christ, who we are already IN,  is daily, infinite, transcendental, novel, and without limits.

Since IN Christ lives the law of the Spirit of Life, and since IN Him dwells all creation, the more that we go INTO Him, the more that we will benefit.

Such was Paul’s discovery. He recognized that nothing was as enticing or fascinating than getting to know the Person of Christ IN Him, by going deeper INTO Him.

Eph 4:24

24  And that ye put on ( aorist) the new ( kainos) man ( anthropoos), which after God is created (aorist passive) in righteousness and true holiness.

 (AUV-NT) Version:  And you should put on the new person who has been  [re-]  created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness. (ALT)  and to put on the new person, the one having been created according to God in righteousness and holiness of [or, dedication to] the truth.

(GSNT) Version: and put on the new self who has been created in likeness to God, with all the uprightness and holiness that belong to the truth.

(JMNT) Version:  and to clothe yourselves with the new humanity (man) – the one in accord with God – being created (framed; founded; reduced from a state of disorder and wildness) within the way pointed out (righteousness; justice; fair and equitable dealings; observance of the rules) and reverent dedication (regard for God’s laws) pertaining to the Truth.

We must carefully heed to the important word “kainoos”. Paul tells us to work out our salvation with reverential fear and awe inspiring trembling.  Our life and years depends on it.  God commands us that we press into metamorphosis until what is left in us is the unique, novel, new in type and kind, pioneering in mind, never seen before, out of the box, humanity. From the palaios and archaic humanity,  into the neoos and kainos humanity, we must be metamorphosed.

Re 20:2  And he laid hold on the dragon, that (archaios) serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years,

 Keeping God, church, and Christianity in a box is great sin. This is the archaic thinking coming from a palaios identity. It’s also the direct attack of that archaic serpent, the devil.

Its no wonder the unchurched don’t want Christ, and they don’t want us.

They see the church as an archaic institution, and in many ways they are right!  If we the church, functioned in a cutting edge, out of the box, kainoos humanity, the multitudes would be drawn to Jesus Christ.  We must  repent of living in a Christian box in our Christian ghetto. This is the cry of metamorphosis!

Here are vital instances of kainoos.

The word “kainos” also defines the word new. Whereas “ neoos” qualifies new as a feature of age, “kaionos” qualifies new as a new type or a new kind of object.   “Kainoos” is something novel, unique and different, never seen, pioneering, cutting edge, and totally out of the box.

 Ro 6:4  Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in (kainos) of life.

 Ro 7:6  But now we are delivered from the law, that being dead wherein we were held; that we should serve in (kainos) of spirit, and not in the ( palaios) of the letter.

Look at Jesus sublime play of words with neoos and kainoos!

 Mt 9:17  Neither do men put new ( neoos) wine into old bottles: else the bottles break, and the wine runneth out, and the bottles perish: but they put new (neoos) wine into new  (kainos) bottles, and both are preserved.

 Mt 26:28  For this is my blood of the new (kainos) testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.

 Mr 1:27  And they were all amazed, insomuch that they questioned among themselves, saying, What thing is this? what (kainos) doctrine is this? for with authority commandeth he even the unclean spirits, and they do obey him.

 Lu 5:38  But new ( neoos) wine must be put into (kainos) bottles; and both are preserved.

 2Co 5:17  Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a (kainos) creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become (kainos)

 Ga 6:15  For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but a (kainos) creature.

 Eph 2:15  Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one (kainos) ( humanity), so making ( shalom) ;

 Eph 4:24  And that ye put on the (kainos) man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.

 Heb 8:8  For finding fault with them, he saith, Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, when I will make a (kainos) covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah:

 Re 2:17  He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a (kainos) name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.

 Re 3:12  Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is (kainos) Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God: and I will write upon him my (kainos) name.

 Re 5:9  And they sung a (kainos) song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;

 Re 14:3  And they sung as it were a (kainos) song before the throne, and before the four beasts, and the elders: and no man could learn that song but the hundred and forty and four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth.

 Re 21:1  And I saw a (kainos) heaven and a (kainos) earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.

 Re 21:2  And I John saw the holy city, (kainos) Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.

 Re 21:5  And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things (kainos). And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.

Colossians 3:7

7  In the which ye also walked some time, when ye lived in them.

(AUV-NT) Version:  You people also once lived like this when you practiced these things.  Treaded around or habitually without thinking lived like this

When you lived ” in these” things you would tread in them. We no longer live in these things and we do not have to habitually tread in them

(JMNT) Version:   within which things you folks also at one time (once; formerly) walked about (= lived your lives), when you were living within these things.

Col 3:8

8   But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.

(JMNT) Version:   But now, even you folks, put away from you (as of clothes put off and laid away) all these things: inherent fervor (natural impulse and propensity; internal swelling and teeming; anger; wrath), strong passion (rushing of emotions; outbursts of rage), worthlessness (poorness of quality; influence of the bad), [and] from out of your mouth: blasphemy (abusive and injurious talk; slander) [and] foul-mouthed abuse (obscenity; ugly words; deformed and shameful language).

All that is of the old life must be totally undressed from us as old clothes. Another We must divorce the old archaic identity.

Col 3 :9

9  Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off ( aorist tense) the old man with his deeds;

(AUV-NT) Version: Do not lie to one another,  since you have put away  [the conduct of]  your old person with its practices,

The palaios humanity has been undressed from us with its ancient and archaic   habits and practices. The revelation that our habits are gone must become factual to us through the renewal of the mind.

(ERRB) Lie not one to another,

seeing that ye have

put off stripped the old man humanity

with his deeds functions ;

Colossians 3:10

10  And have put on the new (neoos) man, which is renewed ( anakainoos) in knowledge  (full and precise knowledge that will affect a change) after the image of him that created him:

(ALT) Version:  and having put on the new [person], the [one] being renewed in full [or, true] knowledge according to [the] image of the One having created him,

(CLV) Version: and putting on the young, which is being renewed into recognition, to accord with the Image of the One Who creates it,

Into a full and exact knowledge which changes something through the understanding this knowledge.  This is also called recognition. The recognition and awareness of our  new and novel and different type of humanity must be thorough. It must become second nature to live out of the box, walk through  walls of circumstances, in the Person of Christ Jesus in you.

Merry Christmas!