Sunday 27 April 2014

More on Peniel . Psalm 118:27 and Ephesians

Yesterday's post was on Jacob and the Angel at Peniel in Genesis 32.

Jacob's name which was given to him when his parents saw his character manifest from birth, meant twister,deceiver,usurper, manipulator.

Forced by his own actions to flee the wrath of his brother Jacob ends up residing with somebody who either was a worse twister than Jacob, or was responding to the information given when Jacob introduced himself.
His uncle thought...."Hmm...twister is come to stay."

However it was...God's treatment, his prescription to Jacob through his uncle was to be treated in the same way....even with a smile!!!!

With that kind of urgency you would certainly drop every other church behaviour like the Ebola virus it is.

Jacob eventually tired of all this and arranged for him and his family to sneak out, kind of circumnavigating his full spiritual circumcision!!!!  It is interesting that Daniel Yordy sneaked out of his environment in the Move. Only for God to send a Christ Chris across his path, that Daniel instead is viewing very much as Adam Chris. (We can never know the paths for each...we can't even guess). But I mention all this not to come to any conclusions but because I want to link the Peniel incident
with 1.this verse
The LORD is God—he will be our light! Bind the festival sacrifice with ropes to the horn at the altar. Psalm 118:27


life in the Body of Christ ....the same body that St Paul describes in 1 Corinthians 12 where one says because you are not a hand I don't have need of you and another says because you are not an eye I have no need of you.

This , in all our immature state is the Body we are expected to live in and live among.

The Tree of Life is ONE.

Catholics rightly chide Protestants for endlessly splitting off.
But on the other hand what is equally true is JESUS had to operate largely OUTSIDE the synagogues because  Jews weren't about to receive Him properly.

Catholics do not receive anyone apart from themselves and  their own teaching contains hundreds and hundreds of years of Satanically inspired confusion. (about salvation. About the Holy Spirit. About priests.About confession. About what a church is and how it operates. About what ministry is. About what baptism is. About pedophilia. About the use of money and just goes on and on....).

Luckily the answer isn't in a book. It isn't even in the Bible in that sense.
The answer to all these things is by each individual getting themselves connected in a Living way with the Melchizedek Order.

God's ordained Peniel  for each of us is within local church, our own family and our jobs and service.

This doesn't work very well at the moment because nobody really knows who they are.(So like in the rest of the Bible God has to work individually using completely different means.)
Who are we all then?
In short,  we are GOD  COMING IN THE FLESH. Should we choose it.

Catholics pay lipservice to God's Life, but as soon as God's Life shows up they burn them. Madame Guyon for example.

But Paul's sentences are so dynamic relating to Peniel that I really believe hardly anyone on earth sees it yet.
Sure they read this sentence weekly in one church or another all over the globe but no one "hears these words"...not really. Not in the sense that Jesus meant when He said He who has ears to hear let him hear.

I urge you once more to read these familiar words as if you were the last Christians on earth. As if it depended on you and you alone to build a church that would reproduce itself all over the globe. With that kind of urgency you would certainly drop every other church behaviour like the Ebola virus it is.

Ephesians 2.19 Consequently, you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people and also members of his household, 20 built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the chief cornerstone. what foundation?...a Catholic heirarchical pyramidal one through centuries regardless of wrongdoing? No....a personal relationship with Jesus coupled with a mature consciousness of Jesus Christ IN the apostle who had trained his senses according to righteousness initially with the physical person of Jesus for 3 and half years nonstop.

21 In him the whole building is joined together and rises to become a holy temple in the Lord. 22 And in him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by his Spirit.

3:17    you, being rooted and established in love, 18 may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, 19 and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.

4:15 speaking the truth in love,
what truth?  The truth of Galations 2:20. The truth that we are now Christ in our form as us. Christ in us the hope of glory.

we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ. 16 From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.NIV
so how do we grow? By growing individually then after decades by getting together with other Christians?
No we grow now as each shares the Christ that is already formed in them. We speak this truth in love. Straightforwardly. As fact. By faith that we are sharing the very SEED of GOD Himself forming Himself in the other believers as they hear and respond in faith.
Youngs Literal Translation of the Greek is a bit more graphic and firm, and diametrically opposed to the present versions of church on earth....

the whole body, being fitly joined together and united, through the supply of every joint, according to the working in the measure of each single part, the increase of the body doth make for the building up of itself in love.
Present church KILLS the supply of each single part.
If they involve people at all they ask too much or too little. Only the Holy Spirit inspires people and enables people with empowering and gifts of utterance to share properly and clearly "WORKING IN THE MEASURE OF EACH SINGLE PART."
This is a third level phrase. Christians just don't work properly, don't function properly until Christ is formed in them. We all form in different ways and we all have something already that is in Christ...and it is this authenticity...this REAL US...this REAL GIFT OF GOD we share.
 We don't just share learned facts. Learned skills. Abilities that are still coming out of a false delusional identity of a self powered us. That isn't Christ and it doesn't build Christ.

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