Wednesday 13 March 2013

Life in the Melchizedek Order XIV : Nita Lafond Johnson "He climbed IN"

thru Annalize Mouton on Facebook with my comments. Annalize writes first:
This is what I have been trying to say for the past 20 years, and this what I know He is bringing us into. This is the maturity the believer has to walk in. Thank you Nita LaFond Johnson for sharing:
The truth is, there is a bridal company that’s going to come forth fully adorned in her bridal gown. But this bridal gown is going to be a gown that is the armor of God and it is going to be devastatingly dangerous to the enemy territory. Out of the womb of the morning dressed in holy array, this Melchizedek Priesthood will arise.
Everyday for two years -- while I am talking to you, please turn to Isaiah 11! Everyday for two years, I would get out my Bible and I would read the words:
Isaiah 11
“and shall come forth a shoot out of the stock of Jesse and a branch out of the root shall grow and bear fruit. The Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and reverent and obedient fear of the Lord. And shall make him of a quick understanding and his delight shall be in the reverent and obedience fear of the Lord. And he shall not judge by the sight of his eyes neither decide the hearing of his ears but with righteousness and justice, shall he judge for the poor and decide fairness for the meek the poor and the downtrodden of the earth. He shall smite the earth and the oppressors with the rod of his mouth and with the breath of his lips, he shall slay the wicked and righteousness shall be the girdle of his waist and faithfulness the girdle of his loins.
I would read that and I would say: “Lord, I know this is about my Messiah, I know this is about the office of the coming Messiah but there is something inside of me that wants this gift and I will call it the kingdom yoke, the kingdom government. I want it so bad that it feels like I will die if you don’t tell me that I can have it. If I am praying amiss and I really shouldn’t be praying this prayer please help me to know and understand and I will cease to pray because I don’t want to offend You. But, if it is possible for us to have this, I want this!” I prayed like that every day for two years and I am telling you I meant it with all of my heart. I just thought that I was going to die if he did not tell me pretty soon that He was going to let me have this gift but I didn’t tell a living soul because you see, I am licensed with the Assemblies of God and if I had told anyone in my denomination what I was praying, I would have had scorns. I would have had rebukes. I would have had reproofs. I didn’t want anyone to squash my faith. So I thought if I am praying the wrong things, He is just going to have to tell me out of mercy so I could quit praying it. Otherwise I am going to keep praying until He says I can have it.
So one day I am sitting, two years I have been praying this, one day I am sitting and I am praying this to Him when He appears to me and He says to me “Nita, stand up, get up and come and stand next to me!” So I did and the minute I stood next to Him, this, I am sure you have heard or even seen pictures of yoke bars, like you would put on two heads of oxen. “You know what I am talking about, double yoke bar?” Just like this. “You know what I am talking about!” It suddenly appeared on His shoulders, grew and extended until it extended and sat on my shoulders and I become double yoked with Him. As I became double yoked with the Lord, as the yoke came and sat upon my shoulder, all of my humanity, I don’t what else to call it, but all of my humanity begin to go down, down, down, down, down and out of my feet. All of my human passion, all of my human emotions, my human thinking, my human ……it was like all my humanity just went down the drain. It was like I had been the bottle and the water is draining out of the bottom and you feel it draining out. That’s how I felt. And when it was done draining, I was empty. The minute I was empty, everything that was going on inside of Him begin to flood into me and go on inside of me. I experienced His meekness, His righteousness, and His fear of the Lord, His counsel, His understanding, the Seven Spirits of God. Everything that was going on inside of Him began to go on inside of me. Now listen to me very carefully, please! While this was occurring, I was totally transformed. 
 “My brothers and sisters, my dear precious brothers and sisters, it was like He had come and unzipped my back and climbed into my soul and was living out His life through me. Paul said “No longer I that liveth but Christ that liveth in me.”
Everything inside…
 I was no longer aware of me. You know when you walk with the Lord where we walk with Him here on this plain. We think about Him, we feel an occasional touch from the Lord. Some feel a manifested presence of the Lord constantly in their life but when you think about Him or when you pray, where is your mind? It focused on He who is sitting upon the throne where? “In heaven!” So I have spent years and years and years with this passionate hunger for the Lord, wanting Him so badly everyday, every minute of everyday of my life. I just felt like sometimes I was going to burst in two, trying to stretch myself between earth and heaven enough to reach Him and touch Him. But that day, there was no more seeing Him as someone who was a part from me.
“My brothers and sisters, my dear precious brothers and sisters, it was like He had come and unzipped my back and climbed into my soul and was living out His life through me. Paul said “No longer I that liveth but Christ that liveth in me.” In the States, Christians quote that all the time and they turn around five minutes later and backstab, talk about their neighbors, get angry over stuff they should never get angry over, steal from their boss.” Is this the one who is I no longer liveth but Christ liveth in me?” But that day it that precise moment it was really no longer me living in this body. I mean I was there somewhere but not like what I have been five minutes before for it was Christ living in this body. I didn’t see Him as someone separated from me. In fact I didn’t even think about Christ at all.
From the moment He entered in my body He was thinking His thoughts through my mind and the Lord spoke to me. “Nita! When Paul wrote the words “ye have the mind of Christ!” “What you are now experiencing is what he was speaking about!” Christians, I don’t know about here in Singapore but in the States, you know that’s got to be a big thing. Everyone has the mind of Christ! I think: “Oh! If that is how His mind works we are in trouble!” But when you read that verse in context, He is differentiating between the baby in Christ and the mature in Christ and He is saying to the mature, “Now ye have the mind of Christ!” And let me tell you what it means to have the mind of Christ. You are not thinking your thoughts. He is thinking His thoughts in your head. You are not even thinking His thoughts. “You understand what I am saying?” You are not even thinking His thoughts. You’re not trying to remember or memorize Scriptures. You’re not trying to meditate, hoping that a one liner will go through your mind. You’re not thinking His thoughts. He is thinking His thoughts through your mind. He has taken up residence in your soul. The sinful nature is gone.
We all have a sinful nature. “How many of you know that?” I mean like it didn’t disappear just because we got saved. One person said: “The day that I sinned my first sin after I got saved, I thought I was eternally lost because I thought I would never think that way again, but I did!” Well! We all have our sinful nature and we will all have our sinful nature until the day it is crucified by the Lord Himself. He has to do it. We can’t do it. When He crucified this sinful nature, “Are you understanding everything I am saying, raise your hand if you are understanding?”
When He crucified the sinful nature, there is no longer the human passion, there no longer the human emotions, the human character. That fallen nature - it doesn’t exist. It’s been removed and He comes in to dwell and so you are living now in the Divine nature. “What is the Divine nature?” Love, joy, peace, gentleness, goodness is the fruits of the Spirit, meekness, temperance, faith. There’s such a meekness that Christ walked in. It will “beggar” description in human vernacular. He absolutely did not think about Himself and the thoughts or desires that He might have.
It was His ever-present joy to walk in obedience to the Father regardless of what that might mean. Even it might mean the cross. The Bible said: “He looked forward to the cross with joy. His joy was in obeying the Father knowing He was fulfilling the perfect will of the Father at every given moment. That was His joy, that was His effervescent joy and that was the mind and the heart and the person who was now indwelling my body.
I use to tell people when I would preach on walking with God in the deep things of God. I use to tell them I have this hunger to be possessed by God. Satanists want to be possessed by the devil but I want to be possessed by God. I want Him to possess my mind, I want Him to possess my heart, I want Him to possess my soul -- I want to be possessed by God. And when I would say that even as I said it, I didn’t have a comprehension of what that would mean. I just knew the hunger that I had inside of me.
Well, that day God possessed me. His mind possessed my mind. His heart possessed my heart. Christ possessed my soul. No longer I that liveth but Christ that liveth in me. Do you know that until you come to the place that I am talking to you about right now, you are not walking in what you have been created to be. Anything less than what I am telling you right now is subnormal Christianity. We are like a foetus. May I be very honest with you? We are like a fetus trying to live outside of the womb. If we not walking in that place, there can be some very mature Christians in the eyes of the church. But if they are not walking in what Paul says in the book of Ephesians, the fullness of the stature of Christ, they are not mature in the eyes of God. We are walking as fetuses unformed and were wondering why we are struggling as Christians. And there is no way to give the baby its full form, little alone its manhood without making that Christian a person of prayer.
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Michael D. Cudd at first so excited for her hearing what the name will be and all the plans but after several months you 0have hears it all and even seen the baby's room decorated NOW IT IS TIME TO SEE THE CHILD!
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Evelyn Laubscher I love this!!!!
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Lottie LaBelle His harness always brings us to provision, protection and destiny. I love you.
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Ann Trapp Hall experienced incorruptibility. I have experienced it also. It is coming. Wait and rest. The tastes of the kingdom are a vision of our future to give us hope. Wait and rest. First incorruptible then immortal. No one can hear lest God gives them an ear. It is His work. We shall not glory in ourselves in anyway. Wait and rest ...word from the Father.
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Joubert Karin Sunday morning I cried: Come and Fill me with YOUR FIRE!
He said : NO!!! I DESIRE TO BE THE FIRE INSIDE OF you, not only fill your vessel,"
for then I would be filled and me would still be in picture!!
He explained... Then He said I must continue fast for 7days, not a drop, not a crumb!! Gen9:24 Noah drank to his disgrace! God desires for me to exit this fast in His Glory!! Tuesday late afternoon now thirsty, yet do take a sip of rehidrate from time, hungry but will only eat WORD!! And this revelation surely is encouraging to me!!! Halleluyah!!! Shalom to all!!
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Chris Welch Keswick people a century ago described things in terms of possession. John Bunyan in Pilgrim's Progress just said the Cross...but he was meaning different from how Bill Graham meant the Cross. For a start it was halfway through the story...or beyond. it was another level of knowing the Cross, and straight after he was given armor as you have described here. Ephesians is much the same. it's kinda laid out in Ephesians 1,2 and 3...but then 4,5 and the first bit of 6 are about what happens when we take what is actually spiritually already true into worklife family life and church life. How key is that phrase in Ch. 5 Arise O sleeper rise from the dead. There seems to be a time where we go through a sleep, a Abraham with the animal carcasses. We've done all that we can do. We're exhausted. Faint. In like a deep sleep. This is when God actually cuts covenant with us...maybe not with our spirit.He did that 2000 years ago. No, this is with the rest of us. Our soul. Our mind, will, and emotions.
Now in darkness you have to go through degrees. In freemasons it's 33 levels, one for every year of Jesus life....deliberately blasphemous....but also to mark the fact that God as a Man, maturing, required every one of those 33 years to be tempted in all points, and to be able to say finally in the Upper Room . "Well that's it!!! The devil HAS NOTHING IN ME!."
Well ofcourse in witchcraft and freemasonry it's the exact reverse. It's "devil take every part of me."
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Chris Welch c(ontinued as it went off the bottom of the Facebook page)Now another description above is of the yoke.
And that's what Paul means when he says mature ones have "trained their senses in righteousness."
All yoking means is that you have walked consciously as Christ in us in OUR FORM deliberately for days months years decades.
You know when a track or furrow has been dug, you have to deliberately force another furrow for a while or else your wheels will just trace the previous route. That's all we're doing. You see spiritually God did it all. We come to Christ thinking it's just a change of opinion. or a change of mental assent . God din't exist, now He exists. Now I'm walking His ways.
But no....everything about our previous consciousness was wrong. Not just what we called sin. Our whole existence was sin. We believed we were self-powered. That's a straight lie from Satan himself. It was his spirit empowering us all along. Bob Dylan saw that immediately as soon as he was saved in his LP "Slow Train Coming. He knew instinctively
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Chris Welch "You Gotta Serve Somebody"
It's God or the devil.
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Chris Welch There IS NO DEFAULT halfway.
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Chris Welch That's the devil
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Chris Welch Bob Dylan soon clashed with his pastor who didn't have a clue about this kind of depth. So Bob got cheesed off.
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Chris Welch So the furrow we're retracing is two fold.
One that it is actually Christ Himself who has come in to live our life. And two.....according to Proverbs 3, we've spent our whole lives living from a "sense-driven " insight and not from a "Word -driven heart". So repentance or metanoia which means to move out beyond the confines of our nous, or slender insight that we live now based on God, then we USE our insight to work out the practicalities...but we DON'T base our life on the practicalities ever again. See, if we did, then Give and it shall be given unto you, makes no sense. Which is why people who are not born again live in desperation and survival...and cannot live out of the Regal position of Sons having a red carpet of supply rolled out from nowhere, as they proceed through life. The whole existence is different. It's not GENESIS 3....O a lying father deliberately preventing us from being gods by holding us back from the Tree of the knowledge of good and evil. NOPE not at all, it's a kind and loving Father supplying everything we need...not only to live abundantly...but so that our soul expands and grows to take on His Own HUUUUUGE Divine character growing out of our spiritual Union with Him. He's not holding back at all...but with His Son....freely giving everything to us in the Beloved!!! WOW ser!!!
This is what the thirdlevel of growth is...the Father level of 1 John 2.....he who KNOWS/is in UNION with Him who is from the beginning!!!
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The Place of His Shared Being by Annie Schisler
Through a new encounter of my spirit with Jesus, I entered a place I had never been before. It was very special and high as it was an exclusively separated place for someone very special and loved.
Upon entering, He let me know this place was for the beloved. The beauty was overwhelming and great peace and security emanated everywhere. The incomparable holiness of Christ Himself could be felt. It was place without a single spot of contamination, purer than the purest crystal and impossible to be described with words. There was a complete absence of sin.
I could ascertain that not only Jesus was in that high place. But also the Father and the Holy Spirit were there in perfect harmony and unity! How can the holiness of that place ever be described? No adequate words can be found. That translucent purity was the love of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit that permanently flowed together in perfect and high love and unity. This infinitely high and sublime place was captivating and attractive beyond all description.
Afterwards I saw how Jesus Himself was that place. It was actually inside His own being. Then I was able to comprehend that the Father and the Holy Spirit were actually sharing the place that had been prepared for His beloved.
That place had been set aside for those who were completely surrendered to Him, the beloved who had absorbed Him as a sponge absorbs water. Just like the sponge has nothing in itself, it is empty in itself, but with great absorbing capacity, the beloved that enter into that place can draw into themselves the essence of the Trinity while being contain in the Trinity.
What a precious reward for those lives that walked the way of surrender! Being attracted by such pure and high love held in the Trinity and prepared for His beloved, is the most precious reward that can ever be imagined.
I then saw how His beloved changed from being like sponges into becoming liquid itself. They had undergone a metamorphosis so Christ Himself, being wholly integrated into His nature, could absorb them. They experienced this transformation for they had given themselves in love to Him.
I could identify with them as I understood that they were lives just like mine, because He had also made me part of that liquid. He rejoiced, and how greatly He expressed His joy that their surrender had prepared them for Himself only. It was a very beautiful condition with His beloved that had been prepared and awaiting Him. Having a body to share that beautiful something with produced in Him deep satisfaction, and fulfillment in the things done by Him. My whole being was moved by this part of Himself, and I was totally imbued with Him.
For instance he transported me out of this place and I saw extremely high walls without doors or windows. When He took me closer, I saw that the walls were huge beautiful angels that protected this place so that only those chosen by God were allowed to enter.
I saw how the lives that had been absorbed in Jesus' inner world had received the capacity of going out filled by the power that emanated from Himself to accomplish His will.
It is glorious to mature and increasingly develop in the understanding of the things God was revealing. All things He showed me were brought to pass in an operation of permanent life, and nothing was wasted. I could see how the people that sincerely allowed and received this operation of the life of Jesus in their hearts, came into a place where God revealed ever-increasing understanding of Himself and His kingdom.
From inside of Jesus' person, all things look so different. This life was prepared to imbue His people with the very essence of Himself. Hearts will be awakened and strengthened in God Himself. I could not help being amazed by all this. I felt such assurance as I dwelt there. His control was absolute.
It is the very light of God that cannot remain confined, but that will extend out from itself, bringing about a great end-time harvest.

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