The World’s Most Important Laws


Sin as an entity has been blotted out from me by the blood of Jesus.

His blood is the world’s greatest eraser.

 Rom 6:6  knowing this, that our old man was crucified with Him, so that the body of sin may be done away with, that we should no longer serve sin.

The sin producing engine, the sinful nature, or my old man, died with me, when I  died with Christ on His cross.

Here are the three facts.

 # 1 Sin as an entity has been eared from my life by the blood of Christ.

 # 2 The old man, the sin producing engine, which manufactured all the sins which Christ had to erase, died with me, when I died with Christ.

# 3  When I died, I became a corpse.  I was taken out of the way in relationship to sin. A corpse cannot sin, though sin remains in the world. I am dead to sin, because a corpse is dead to sin.  Sin is not dead to me. We will study this in a bit. 

It’s amazing to know that I am not dealing with the monster of sin on these three levels, any more.

Ro 7:23  But I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my members.

What I deal with is not sin as the monster, but with the principle or law of sin, called the law of sin and death which is in my bodily members.

This law is alive and well in the bodily members of every person.

This is what it means that though I am dead to sin because I am corpse, sin is not dead to me because of the law of sin and death.

This law states that every time I sin, it will create death in me.

Romans 8:2  For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set me free from the law of sin and of death.

In Christ, if I obey Him, this law is kept at bay, or dormant in my members, by the greater law of the Spirit of life which is in Him.

But if I disobey Him,  or try to obey Him outside of His voice, I remove myself from the protection of the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus.

The law of the Spirit of life is not outside of Christ, it’s in Him.

This sleeping but deadly law awakens and brings  me death because it’s no longer kept at bay by the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus.

But it’s so important to know that I no longer fight sin, since the engine which produced it in my life is dead, the sins that were left were erased by Christ’s blood, and the fact that I am corpse makes me dead to sin.

If I try to fight sin I deceive myself.

I put my eyes on an object.

 It becomes an  unconquerable and intimidating animal which plagues me with sickness and bondage.

Worse than this is that I give my energies to something that is no longer real, no longer there.  

But how comforting to know, that sin, the mother of death, is gone as long as I follow the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus.

My fight is simply to keep it inactive by obeying the voice of the Holy Spirit who will  keeps it sleeping by the superior law of the Spirit of life.

Romans 8:2  For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set me free from the law of sin and of death.

It’s  easier to fight a principle than an entity.

Ro 8:4  That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

So if I obey the Holy Spirit everything that God wants fulfilled in my life will come about by the greater principle of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus. It’s automatic.

Several facts about these two laws.

Romans 8:2  For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set me free from the law of sin and of death.

The universe’s two most important laws or principles are these found in Romans 8:2

Most of humanity finds them irrelevant.

Yet, everyone  is controlled by these two in one way or another.

Even Einstein’s theory of relativity, or the law of gravity are  insignificant if there are no people around to be influenced by them.

The law of sin and death is what causes people to get sick, old and die.

It assures us that every time we sin, we will produce  death.

The law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus guarantees every time  that we obey God through Christ it will produce an  eternal type of life in us.

Because the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus is stronger than the law of sin and death those who accept Him can life forever.  

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What Is Reality?


Ro 7:22  For I delight in the law of God according to the inward man.

23  But I see a different law in my members, waging war against the law of my mind, and capturing me by the law of sin which is in my members.

24  O wretched man that I am! Who shall deliver me from this body of death?

25  I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, I myself with the mind serve the law of God, but with the flesh the law of sin.

 Philip 3:21  who will transform our lowly body, that it may be conformed to His glorious body, according to the working by which He is able even to subject all things to Himself.

 2 Cor 3:18  But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord.

I have been studying the work of neuroscientist, Dr. Joe Dizpensa, and the function of the human brain in light of the Biblical model of the renewing of the mind.

Much of what we call reality, or a state of being, is an agreement between the feelings that our body emits and the thoughts that our minds think.

Wherever there is agreement between a thought and a feeling a state of being is created. Try it out!

Humanity’s reality and God’s reality are very different.

Much of what we consider reality is not God’s reality, but a state of being that we produce by this agreement between our feelings and thoughts. We then attribute this method to whom we think God is. This is the definition of an opinion.

Much of the reality of who I think Christ is in me is stained by this thought and feeling model that is always unconsciously at work in me.

This is a great part of what the law of sin which is in my members is about.

It is a personal reality or state of being caused by agreement between my thoughts and feelings.

The Christ in me is a prisoner of this reality. I think that I know Him as He is, but much is a deception of the reality which I create Him to be.

Paul calls this the enslavement the body of this death.

My mind must be renewed to the point that the Christ in me is greater than both my feelings and thoughts.

This is the deliverance from the body of this death.

At this point Christ in me becomes independently free both of my thoughts and feelings.

Once this happens, I begin tapping into the reality of God in me, as reality is for Him, and not my personal reality of Him produced by my feelings and thoughts acting in unison.

Romans eight is much a study of this process. This shows the reality of the Bible.

The natural state of being of God in me is glory.

My state of being is unison of thoughts and feelings acting together.

When God in me becomes independently free from my thoughts and feelings He transforms me by His glory into His reality

At this point the new creation has truly begun.

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Dr. Joe Dizpensa

The New Testament Is The Manual of Benefits of the New Human Race.


1Pe 3:4 rather let it be the hidden person of the heart, with the incorruptible attitude of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very precious before God.

Col 3:10 and have put on the new man who is renewed in full knowledge according to the image of Him who created it,

Eph 4:24 and that you put on the new man which was created in the likeness of God, in true righteousness and holiness.

The NT essentially caters to the new humanity, the new man, the hidden human of the heart, which is Christ Jesus, in the Christian.

It is He who was raised up as the prototype of a new humanity who will live forever.

I’ve spent 37 years using scripture to overcome the old corrupt humanity.

My eyes are opened to see that the NT is fundamentally a declaration of  facts pertaining the new man.

Everything in the NT can be immediately applied to Him.

As long as you are dealing with the old humanity, which is already dead with Christ, the NT is your guide to overcoming.

But when every vestige the old humanity is gone, the NT becomes what it should rightfully be, a description of the realities that benefits the New Man, Christ Jesus in you.

The NT is nothing else than the cutting edge truths that shape the new human being.

Faith is no longer a mustering of belief.

Faith becomes the immediate things that the new man can obtain because they are already here, though in the unseen realm.

How do you get there? I can’t tell you. Every man and woman have their own paths in Jesus to get there, but push on dear one!bilbao

Five Qualities of a Renewed Mind: A Free Seminar!


Five Qualities of a Renewed Mind: A Free Seminar!

  •  We are offering this seminar free of charge and have fashioned it to have you out by three o clock on a Saturday.
  • What makes Christianity different from the so called other word religions is that it transforms you into a new human, which is non-else than the resurrected person, Christ Jesus in you.
  • The new person which Christ manifests through you has two aspects to Him.
  • It’s a novel and out of the box person.
  • It’s a child or youth in age person.

This new type of human is so attractive to the world that it draws it naturally to the Lord Jesus. This is true evangelism!

Why is the renewing of the mind so important?

Because through it, these two aspects of the new humanity are developed.

  • The novel and out of the box human is created by renewing the mind to think with the mind which a child or a youth in age has.
  • The child or youth in age human is created by renewing our mind to think with the mind which novel and out of the box human has.

Morning: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Five Qualities of a Renewed Mind

 

1) Linear VS Box Thinking ( A term coined by Larry Randolph)

  • Faith is a law

Rom 3:27 Then where is the boasting? It is excluded. Through what law? Of works? No, but through the law of faith.

A law says specific circumstances, specific results will always take place.
People are box thinkers. They have God, church, their businesses, their very lives in a box.
Because faith is a law, those who are box thinkers will receive out of a box.

Luk 16:21 and desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man’s table. But even the dogs came and licked his sores.

  • Lazarus was a box thinker. His faith level was to receive the crumbs from the rich man’s table, and so he did. Most of us are content to get the crumbs from God’s table!
  • God is linear thinker. He goes from more, to greater, to increase, to multiplication and to abundance.
    So must we if we are to become effective in the kingdom of God.

Lunch 12:00-1:00 PM ( please bring a brown bag lunch so that we can have you by 3:00 PM)

 

Afternoon: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

 

 2) Hyper Thinking

  • Hyper is not a bad word, it’s a huge word in God’s kingdom.
  • One of Paul favorite prepositions to describe God was hyper.

Here are three examples

  •  Hyper excellence: A hyper excessive, throwing beyond, homerun, surpassing or excelling.

2Co 3:10 For even that which was made glorious had no glory in this respect, because of the glory that excels. (hyper excellence)

  • Hyper abundance; A hyper excessive and abundant pouring out, overflowing and running over.

Lu 6:38 Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over (Hyper Abundance) shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.

  • Hyper Accuracy–Excessively, superabundant, accurate hitting of the target;

Prayer in the spirit is hyper accurate!
Ro 8:26 Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession (Hyper Accurate) for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

 

3) Proto and Arche Typical Thinking

  • In Jesus live all created things before sin came. In Him dwells the arche and prototypes of all created things before sin marred them.

Col 1:16 For all things were created in Him, the things in the heavens, and the things on the earth, the visible and the invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers, all things were created through Him and for Him.

  • Transformation in Jesus is transformation back to the perfection of all things. This is eternal life.

 

 4)Novel Thinking

  • The renewing of the mind makes you into a unique, novel and out of the box thinker, just like Jesus is.
  • This is an important quality of a good leader.
  • This is also attractive to humanity.

2Co 5:17 So that if any one is in Christ, that one is a new (novel and out of the box human) creature; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.

 

 5) Youthful Thinker

  • The renewal of the mind will renew your youth. Eternal life is eternal youthfulness.

Mar 2:22 No one puts new wine (young in age) into old wineskins, else the new wine bursts the wineskins, and the wine spills, and the wineskins will be ruined. The new wine (young in age) must be put into new (novel and out of the box) wineskins.

The seminar is best taught on a Saturday.
There is one morning session, lunch, and one afternoon
If you have a church or home which would like to host this two session seminar please contact me.
Cost: FREE!

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What Does God Want You To Get Right Here and Right Now?


How many things does God want you to receive right here, and right now, at this very moment?

  • Believe it, receive it and it will become a manifested and a tangible reality for you.

Ro 3:21  But now the righteousness of God apart from the law has been revealed, being witnessed to by the Law and the Prophets,

Ro 6:22  But now having been freed from sin, and having become enslaved to God, you have your fruit resulting in sanctification, and the outcome, eternal life.

Ro 7:6  But now we were released from the law, having died in that to which we were held fast, so that we should serve as slaves in the newness of the Spirit and not in the oldness of the letter.

1Co 12:18  But now God has set the parts, each one of them, in the body just as He desired.

1Co 13:13  And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

1Co 14:6   But now, brothers, if I come to you speaking in tongues, what shall I profit you unless I speak to you either in a revelation, or in knowledge, or in a prophesy, or in doctrine?

1Co 15:20  But now Christ has been raised from the dead, and has become the firstfruits of those who have died.

2Co 8:11  And now also complete doing it; that as indeed there was the readiness to desire it, thus also there may be the completion from what you have.

Eph 2:13  But now in Christ Jesus, you who once were far away have come to be near by the blood of Christ.

Col 1:21  And you, who once were alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now He has reconciled

Col 1:26  the mystery which has been hidden from the ages and from generations, but now was revealed to His saints.

Col 3:8   But now you yourselves are to put off all these: wrath, anger, malice, blasphemy, filthy language out of your mouth.

Heb 8:6   But now He has obtained a more excellent ministry, inasmuch as He is also Mediator of a better covenant, which has been enacted upon better promises.

Heb 11:16  But now they desire a better land, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for He has prepared a city for them.

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“The Ten Steps of How to Live in The Holy Spirit” The E Book!


Coming in May!  My first E Book!

“The Ten Steps of How to Live in The Holy Spirit”

  1. What Does it Mean to Live in the Holy Spirit?
  2. How Do I Become a Spiritual Person?
  3. Why Is the Revelation of Christ the Most Important Thing?
  4. How Do I Reveal Christ?
  5. How Do I Get Baptized By The Holy Spirit?
  6. How Do I Credit God’s Inheritance To Myself?
  7. How Does God Speak to Me?
  8. What is the Rhema Word?
  9. What Is the Logos Word?
  10. How Do I Renew My Mind and Achieve Transformation?

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So Why Do We Make Love To The Nursing Home Man?


Rom 6:6 Knowing this, that our old man (palaios) is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.

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

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

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

This old man is the sinful nature, or as Paul calls it, the body of sin which every person is born with.

Adam and Eve did not have this sinful nature until they sinned. The seeds of disobedience permeated them and quickly sprouted this body of sin, the old man, which is passed down to every person.

The old man is a sin producing engine.

He keeps humans captured and blinded by releasing continual sin into them.

People cannot do anything else, but sin!

When they try to stop, the engine runs all the harder.

The old man knows that the only one who can kill him is Christ and His cross. 

Thus he deceives people into hating Christ.

He encourages them to live independently from God, making them believe that independence from God is a virtue, when utter dependency is the only way.

His only purpose was to be killed by the cross.

Yet people would rather reject Christ and continue to keep this dude alive.

They will perfume, cosmeticize, idolize and pamper him.

Humanity rejects the gloriously beautiful Christ Jesus, to lie in bed and make love to this dilapidated man in his nursing home!

Ah, the price of loving sin is trillions of dollars!

Most of the American debt is created by the administration of sin.

The only way to cut the debt is to acknowledge the only one who can destroy sin and by that diminish the expenses of administering it.

The only way out of the financial mess is repentance back to Jesus Christ.

Yet the IV of dollar bills is fed into the veins of this man as he mocks humanity through his toothless mouth.

“Oh my little darlings,” the man taunts, “thank ya for keepin me alive!”

“I am so glad you hate Jesus and love me”, he bellows in laughter.

“You’re a just a bunch of fools!” he shakes his head in gleeful disbelief.

America does everything that does not work and refuses to do the one thing which does. Such is politics and politicians.  Many will get a rude surprise, though!

Arrogance and pride is not only the downfall of man, but the greatest agent to create spiritual blindness.

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 when they end up in not so nice a place, their eyes will finally be opened to this old nursing home man.

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Your Position Is Everything


How to Make Our Position in Christ a Reality in Our Lives

Please look at the six scriptures below.  These verses express six specific events that every ‘believer in Christ shared in common “TOGETHER” with the Lord Jesus Christ.

Every Christian shared in these six occurrences simultaneously with the Lord Jesus.

These historical events have exerted an identical influence, and produced matching outcomes for us as they did for the Lord Jesus.

We are absolutely one with the Lord in the course and development and execution that these six events took Jesus Christ through.

Rom 6:6  Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin.

If you are a person who has received Christ as his or her Lord and Savior, and has the indwelling Holy Spirit inside of you, these six events are your reality.

When Christ was CRUCIFIED, we were CRUCIFIED “TOGETHER” WITH HIM.

Rom 6:8  Now if we be dead with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him:

When Christ DIED on the cross, we DIED “TOGETHER” WITH HIM.

Rom 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 newness of life.

When Christ was BURIED in the tomb, we were BURIED “TOGETHER” WITH HIM.

Ephesians 2:5  Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;-)

When Christ was BROUGHT BACK TO LIFE, we were BROUGHT BACK TO LIFE “TOGETHER” WITH HIM.

Ephesians 2:6  And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:

When Christ ASCENDED UP TO HEAVEN, we ASCENDED UP TO HEAVEN “TOGETHER” WITH HIM.”

When Christ SAT DOWN AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE FATHER TO RULE AND REIGN, we SAT DOWN AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE FATHER TO RULE AND REIGN “TOGETHER” WITH HIM.

 In Christ

We know that the crucifixion, death, burial, resurrection, ascension, and the sitting down of Christ at God’s right hand to reign, ARE ALL HISTORICAL EVENTS.

Roughly two thousand years ago, in the succession of time, theses six incidents left their mark in history.

Their historical occurrences will influence time for all eternity.

All “born again believers” from the past, the present-day, and the future, were “TOGETHER WITH CHRIST” and therefore PRESENT AT THESE SIX EVENTS;

EVERY BELIEVER WAS THERE EXACTLY AT THE SAME TIME, AND IN THE VERY SAME LOCATION AS THE LORD JESUS WAS, when these events took place.

THE IMPACT, AND THE FINAL OUTCOME OF THESE SIX EVENTS UPON THE LORD JESUS’ LIFE, WAS IN EVERY WAY OUR IMPACT AND OUTCOME.

How can this seeming impossibility be a reality?  You and I, were not even born two thousand years ago!  Secondly, Jesus died and rose in Israel, and most of us live in different parts of the world, which is not Israel.

The answer lies that every born again believer IS IN CHRIST!

Imagine for a moment that Christ Jesus is “a book.” You, and I, and every believer that has and will pass through the pages of global history, is a piece of paper.

We open the book, slip the piece of paper deep within its pages, and close the book.  The piece of paper is now IN THE BOOK!   Hence every born again believer is IN CHRIST! Every person, at the moment of his or her conversion, automatically becomes IN CHRIST.

Whatever happened to the book or wherever the book went, will also be the paper’s destiny because it is forevermore in the book.  So it is with us, and the Lord Jesus.

John 14:20  At that day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you.

 1 Cor 15:22  For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive.

Rom 5:12  Therefore as sin came into the world through one man and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all men sinned—

Rom 5:19  For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so by one man’s obedience many will be made righteous.

Every person in human civilization is IN ADAM.   Even though billions of us were not yet born when Adam roamed the face of the earth, spiritually speaking, he and Eve gave birth to all of us, through a long line of their descendants.  Let us look at the result of our being IN ADAM.

Rom 5:12  Therefore as sin came into the world through one man and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all men sinned—

Romans five and twelve tells us that sin came into the world through this one man, Adam. Sin has spread and will continue to spread to all men and women in civilization causing the eventual death of all humanity.  In other words, the impact and the outcome that sin had upon Adam have now become our impact and outcome.

Our being IN ADAM has caused us partake “TOGETHER WITH” him of his sinful nature.

However, at the very moment that any man or a woman becomes “born again,” they have now become IN CHRIST, and forevermore have partaken TOGETHER WITH Christ in His life, death, resurrection and ruler ship.

 The Past Tense

These six historical events that we partook “TOGETHER WITH” the Lord Jesus Christ are all in the “past tense.”

The Indicative And The Subjunctive Moods

Every grammatical tense in the Greek language is further explained by its grammatical “moods.”

The grammatical mood gives life to the past tense in this case.

There are three moods in the Greek grammar; we will however only deal with the two that concern us today; the indicative and the subjunctive.

The indicative mood is a “statement of fact.”  When used with the past tense it tells us the following:  An event without fail has occurred, or will occur, and will punctuate the progression of history, makes no mistake about it!  This is called the past indicative. There is no possibility of its not coming to pass.

The subjunctive is the mood of “probability and possibility,” and its occurrence is conditional upon a person’s free will to make it happen.

The past subjunctive can be defined as an event that will punctuate the succession of history if an individual is faithful to carry out it as an act of their free will.

The Six Events

 Rom 6:6  Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him(Past Indicative), that the body of sin might be destroyed(Past Subjunctive), that henceforth we should not serve sin.

Rom 6:8  Now if we be dead with(Past Indicative) Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him:

Rom 6:4  Therefore we are buried with(Past Indicative) 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(Past Subjunctive) in newness of life.

 Ephesians 2:5  Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together(Past Indicative)  with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;-)

Ephesians 2:6  And hath raised us up together (Past Indicative), and made us sit together (Past Indicative)in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:

7  That in the ages to come he might shew(Past Subjunctive) the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.

 Romans 3:22  Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference:

As we study the six events, I want you to take special notice of the glorious beauty of the Lord’s accomplished works as seen in the scriptures above.  His crucifixion, death, burial, coming back to life, ascension, and sitting down at God’s right hand to reign, are all in the past indicative!  This tells us that without fail, He faithfully executed theses six events to utter completion!  Hallelujah!

You will notice however that as we progress through this section of our study, that because Christ has once and for all unmistakably accomplished all in the past indicative, our walk with the Lord is tied up in the past subjunctive.

The big problem throughout history is that the church, through its ignorance of its position in Christ, has left the accomplished tasks of Christ in the heavenlies, unaccomplished on earth.

I don’t think that we yet understand the eternal ramifications of our not completing into manifestation the accomplished tasks of Christ on earth through a life of disobedience.

It is most sobering to know that in our hands lies the responsibility to become free, Spirit filled Christians, which can bring, or fail to bring, the spiritual kingdom of God into the earthly realm, through the obedient or disobedient exercise of our free wills.

A free will, which is obedient and continuously yielded to the Spirit of God, will bring forth the reality of God’s accomplished acts into the earth, and will cause all circumstances to line up in accordance to it.

Let us look at one example

 Rom 6:6  Knowing this, that our old man is crucified(Past Indicative) with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed,(Aorist Subjunctive) that henceforth we should not serve sin.

Our old man was crucified “TOGETHER WITH” Christ.  Please notice the past indicative.  In that the Lord died two thousand years ago, we died two thousand years ago together in Him.

The apostle Paul stresses that it was “our old man” which died. Our old man was made up of the body, or the essence of the sin that dwelled within us. The “old man” is all that embodied and defined sin in us.  In the reality of our spiritual position in Christ however, we are sinless. There are several reasons for this.

Rom 6:7  For he that is dead is freed from sin.

The King James mistranslates verse seven of Romans chapter six. This verse should read as “For he that has died is justified from sin.” Justification is defined as innocence. A corpse has no sin. Therefore, he cannot sin, nor can he be tempted by sin.  Because of his sinlessness, and his inability to sin, he is innocent from, or of sin. A corpse is therefore justified from sin.

When we died and were buried together with Christ, we became a corpse, totally set free from sin.

However the manifestation of this reality in our lives is tied up with our free will, our faith in believing this positional reality and our obedience to the Lord as seen with the past subjunctive in Romans 6:4 below,

Rom 6:4  Therefore we are buried with(Past Indicative) 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 (Past Subjunctive) in newness of life.

The Righteousness of God Which is by Faith

Romans 3:21  But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;

Romans 3:22  Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference:

 Romans 10:17  So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the  (Rhema) word of God.

God’s righteousness is defined as the deeds and works of God executed on our behalf.

God’s righteousness is released by our faith, and comes upon all those who believe.

The faith, which releases God’s righteousness, is His rhema word in our lives as seen in Romans 10:17 above.

The six events become a reality in our lives as God works them into our lives through the righteousness of God by faith.

Our daily Christian walk is nothing else than taking the accomplished events of the Lord, which dwell positionally in the spiritual realm, and making them a manifested reality to us in the earthly realm.

To the proportion that these positional events in the heavenly realm become a reality to us in the earthly realm as a rhema word, and we can then believe them in faith so that God can make them come to pass through the righteousness of God by faith, is to the same proportion that they will become, or not become, a reality in our lives either setting us totally free, or leaving us in partial bondage.

John 8:32  And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

Greek: And you shall know through progressive learning what is genuine and correct about God, and in proportion to your accurate understanding of the things of God will be the same proportion that these truths will set you free

The devil will constantly hit us in any area of our lives that these positional events are yet not a reality to us as a revelation from the Lord.

We can have 99% truth as relational truth and 1% uncertainty or unbelief.

The devil will hit this 1% percent until it becomes revealed.

It is imperative to know that in these six events we were IN CHRIST and that they are all PAST INDICATIVE OCCURENCES.

Matthew 9:29  Then touched he their eyes, saying, According to your faith be it unto you.

Matthew 8:13  And Jesus said unto the centurion, Go thy way; and as thou hast believed, so be it done unto thee. And his servant was healed in the selfsame hour.

If we are not fully assured by the revelation that these six events occurs as we have taught they will not become a full reality to us and we will remain in bondage.

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Crossing the equator at Subukia, Kenya

You Must Become a Pickle to Live


Rom 6:3 Or are you ignorant that whoever are baptized into Christ Jesus, are baptized into His death?

Rom 6:4 We, then, were entombed together with Him through baptism into death, that, even as Christ was roused from among the dead through the glory of the Father, thus we also should be walking in newness of life.”

Rom 6:5 For if we have become planted together in the likeness of His death, nevertheless we shall be of the resurrection also,

There are some things which make  Christianity isolated from every other religion in the world.

Who, or what, is a Christian?

I marvel when I hear people “loosely claim” to be Christians, and yet live with no Christ likeness in their lives.

If you are a Christian, you become transformed, or metamorphosized, to be like Christ.

I shudder at those who claim to be Christians and yet support wholesale abortion.

Christ, who is the author of life, is a contradiction to death. There is something malevolent with this “so called” Christianity.

Accepting Christ is not a state of mind.  Believing, is not a mental ascent. You don’t say I believe in Christ, and then have little or nothing to do with Him. That is hypocrisy.

To accept Christ is surrender, encounter, and a way of life. There is acknowledgment that you need God in your life.  You invite Jesus to take over, possess you, and become the loving master and guide of your life.

John 3:5  Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

The process of inviting Jesus in our lives is called to become “born again.”

More accurately, it is the procedure of baptism.

Rom 6:3 Or are you ignorant that whoever are baptized into Christ Jesus, are baptized into His death?

Biblical baptism, is unlike to our Western act of immersing someone, or sprinkling him with water.

The old process of transforming a cucumber into a pickle was called baptism. This is the true baptism of the Bible.

The cucumber was “baptized” INTO a vinegar solution. The vinegar then effectually  worked  back THROUGH the cucumber to “pickle it” or alter it into a pickle. The cucumber was converted into something that it was not. This is the implication of what it means to be a Christian.

When a person accepts Jesus Christ, he becomes baptized into Christ. The arriving Holy Spirit immerses, or “pickles” the person INTO everything who Christ is, and all that He went through. When Christ died, you died, when He resurrected you resurrected, by virtue that you are “pickled” or baptized INTO Him.

Because you are submerged INTO Him, or His world, Christ then effectively works back THROUGH you, and pickles you with Himself.

Rom 6:3 Or are you ignorant that whoever are baptized into Christ Jesus, are baptized into His death?

Rom 6:4 We, then, were entombed together with Him through baptism into death, that, even as Christ was roused from among the dead through the glory of the Father, thus we also should be walking in newness of life.”

You became a cadaver just like Him. Let’s reflect on the state of a corpse.  A dead man is the most liberated of all human beings. He has no sin. He does not curse, he is not hooked on drugs, nor is he embittered with anger. A corpse has no disease.

Spiritually, a corpse has no trace of life in him. Every smidgeon of life departed him, at the moment that he expired. You, dear Christian, have been baptized or pickled INTO the corpse of Christ, as well as the death process that brought Him to the point of death.

You are free from sin, because you are a corpse. You enjoy the total freedom which a corpse relishes. I reiterate, that when a corpse dies, every trace of life leaves his body. Your old life; your life of brokenness, rejection, disease, and pain, every hurt, and every aching memory is no more. It has left forever!

Rom 6:5 For if we have become planted together in the likeness of His death, nevertheless we shall be of the resurrection also,

Being a corpse is not the final stage for the Christian. For those who experience the death of Christ, they will also experience His powerful resurrection life. They have being pickled into His resurrection and are presently resurrected. We must learn to live from resurrection power through the revelation of the Word of God.

Rom 6:4 We, then, were entombed together with Him through baptism into death, that, even as Christ was roused from among the dead through the glory of the Father, thus we also should be walking in newness of life.”

Then we were entombed or co buried with Christ. We are pickled into Christ’s burial.  A buried cadaver is no longer seen, or remembered, and  rots away. Our old identity is no more.

By being pickled into Christ’s death and burial, we have lost both our sin filled broken life, our old identity, and the memories of who we were. We are now something that we have never been before.

This old life left our body, and the eternal life of Christ Himself entered our body.

Christian there is nothing in you of what you used to be!  When a cadaver goes to a morgue, he has his blood drained, and gets filled with formaldehyde.   Your life and blood and everything that personified who you were, is GONE, GONE, GONE!

You are now pickled with the   powerful eternal, incorruptible and glorious resurrection life.

We have a life that we never had. We have an identity that we never were. As I prayed, God disclosed to me that this is now part of my identity.

Daniel 10:4  And in the four and twentieth day of the first month, as I was by the side of the great river, which is Hiddekel;

5  Then I lifted up mine eyes, and looked, and behold a certain man clothed in linen, whose loins were girded with fine gold of Uphaz:

6  His body also was like the beryl, and his face as the appearance of lightning, and his eyes as lamps of fire, and his arms and his feet like in colour to polished brass, and the voice of his words like the voice of a multitude.

Daniel describes what we are now pickled into.

 Truly we have become a new creation in Christ. This is called metamorphosis, the crux of the Christian faith. What other so called faith claims this?  Where else can you get pickled?

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