WOW!!! The subject matter alone is enough to make me giggle all over in God.
At the end of my last blog I stated that I would bring clarity to these two processes. And you already know that the main goal is that one process will get us ready for the other process. They are not two separate choices to choose from to work one against the other. No, God doesn’t work that way. Every thing that God does is a unified operation. Father, Jesus, and the Holy Ghost all work in unison to complete the one purpose: the will of God.
Two things to keep in mind as we look at these two processes:
One thing is that with Father you process your movements according to what’s next: next is usually an unaware movement by Father that lines up with his purpose (big picture). When he moves, then you move with him: you in him and he in you. You can’t be caught without your oil because you will miss the move as he passes. Walking in the Father’s authority can kick in once you have developed in the word, and walking in the Holy Ghost from your body of Christ developmental training.
Now with the body of Christ, you process your movements according to the word(small picture) that you are walking out. If you see movement that does not line up with the word that you have, let the movement pass. If you step out of the word into a movement not supported by the word, you could wander for a while before you get back into position. Plus if you move in the wrong direction, you will move away from the holy Ghost who is in position like the old Pac man game waiting to energize you, or make a move on your behalf as you walk his way covered in that word. Since Jesus has the fullness of God, he has built-in measures of the Father’s authority in the Body of Christ to bring us to the finish. Most of the Body of Christ will do like the Apostles did when they were with Jesus: complete the measured plan, and not step out to the greater: everybody ain’t able, or called.
Think of the body of Christ developmental process as you would undergrad school. If you do good in undergrad school, you could qualify to get into a great graduate program at a top school. Father needs “sons” to really do good in the developmental process, and qualify to step into the greater program with him.
Jesus showed us how to walk in both relationships when he was here on earth. He also used the Apostles to show us how to walk in both processes. And now Jesus is using us to walk in both processes. The problem for Jesus right now is that upper management, Father, is looking for some sons now to step up to the greater process. I say that we step up to the plate, and help our Big Brother with this: he did come and save our souls.
Lets keep this as simple as we can.
First, Jesus, the founding and initial member of the Body of Christ, left an easy format to follow. He spent the first 30 years fulfilling every iota of scripture. Next he moved into the power of the Holy Ghost performing miracles for about 3 years along with his ministry. This is Jesus, he could have done miracles sooner, but with God there is always process, times, and seasons. And then once in Gethsemane, the step up to Father-Time kicks into full gear. Father used three days to complete His process. There you have it, the fullness of the God Head in full operation: The word , The power, and The will.
Second, The Apostles with Jesus, the initial members/crew of the Body of Christ, they followed this same format from Jesus as have you and I. They followed Jesus round, and about seeing, and hearing the word from teachings that they would later write about in a book called The Bible!!! Next he sent them out to do as he commanded, and gave them power over unclean spirits, and authority to do so. The Holy Ghost had not been sent yet with the power, but the man with full power that was still here on earth had it in him to give to them. Now, this statement is very important, since the man with the fullness of God is still standing here with them, stepping into Father-time is built into the commandment given to them at this time. The Apostles were able to finish what Jesus sent them out to do because the Father-time process in Him was put into the directions he gave to them when he sent them out. It’s the way Jesus explained it to the Church leaders when they asked him why the Apostles didn’t fast. He simply said, they are with me: no need to fast while the Bride groom is still present. So since Jesus is present, there is no need to step into Father-time if Father’s fullness is right there stepping into you.
Second – Part 2, The Apostles without Jesus. Everything changes for the Apostles once the Bride groom is no longer around. Here is where the process of walking in the fullness of the God Head becomes a new thing for them: they no longer have the full God here in Bodily form. They will now have to learn to do the same things with God being in spiritual form, as they just did with God(Jesus) being here in physical form. The main adjustment for them, as it is for us, was to learn how to move in, and out of the fullness of God according to the authority of each God Head member as needed. For example: keep following the same format, it does not change. The Apostles just finished receiving the word from Jesus to carry out, but now, the word of the God Head is gone. They have to walk the word out, but no power is with them now to get it done. Oh wait, memo from Heaven just came in, Father is sending you the promise. The Holy Ghost, the power of the God Head, will be there soon. Jesus had already told them not to leave on their journey to obey his commandments until the promise gets here. Now The Apostles are walking in the same format: word, power, and will, but they are now walking in it to learn it on their own. Also, with Jesus no longer here, they have to learn how to step into Father time spiritually in order to finish what they have started.
This is a trying time for the Apostles. Jesus left, but the process for them: the word, and the Holy Ghost will be here for them to walk in, but how about Father. When will they learn to step into Father’s authority? When will the future body of Christ learn to step into Father’s authority? The God Head is one. All of its fullness will be needed to finish the job. Jesus had to commit himself over to the Father to finish his calling. Jesus told them that they would experience Father time in its fullness in Mark 10:39, “Ye shall indeed drink of the cup that I drink of: and with the baptism that I am baptized withal shall ye be baptized.” In other words, the Apostles will learn what it cost to finish the job, and be willing to step up to pay it. Let’s look at the Body of Christ today: now.
Third, The Body Of Christ today and now. Unlike Jesus, and the original Apostles, we experience no time with God in bodily form. It has been all spiritual for us, but the format is still the same: and more than ever Father is looking for sons to step up and walk in the Father’s authority. Format still the same: word first, power of Holy Ghost, and then Father’s will completed: it’s finish. This is a great time for us because the time and season to step into the Father’s authority is presenting itself. The Body of Christ has developed enough to have members ready for grad school. To walk with Father requires more than the renewing of your mind. It requires the surrender of your complete soul: it requires your will becoming one with his will at all cost. Any sons that are takers out there?
ok, article long enough to consume for now. I will do another blog explaining in detail how to walk from the safety confines of the Body of Christ to stepping up into the vast authority of Father. Key tip: revealed word vs unknown vastness of the greater.
NOTE: I HAVE A WALK IN THE GOD HEAD FORMAT FORM UPON REQUEST.