Completing the crossover. Our Baptism. For the Elect

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Believers in Christ start their journey with the word of faith. That if you believe in your heart, and confess with your mouth you shall be saved as it says in Romans 10. This was actually a quote by Paul from Deuteronomy 32 so this wasn’t new in Paul’s time. This is the Eternal Gospel.

It was at the end of Israel’s 40 years sentence in the desert, led by Moses that the gospel message was presented to them one more time. You see they had rejected it. The Lord told them they would spend one year in the wilderness for every day they rejected to go into the promise land. 40 years for 40 days of disobedience. Ouch!

It was Moses who led the Israelites the 40 years through the wilderness, who coming to the end of his life and the end of his tenure as leading the Israelites through folly. He asked the Lord if he could then go into the promise Land, their original destination they were denied. The Lord told him, No! You cannot go into the promise land, for at the fountain at Meribah you refused to hallow me to the tribes of Israel.

You see at Meribah Moses was instructed to do a Word of Faith by speaking to the Rock to get water. This he did not do. Instead of a work of Faith by speaking a command, he smote the rock with a stick. He turned a work of faith into a physical work done by man. He preferred his physical instruments rather than the tools of our trade which is word. God’s word.

This is the reason why all the children of Israel did not complete their cross over except Joshua, Caleb and the new generation born after the rebellion. At the end of the 40 years many were over 80 years old and still children in faith.  They just could not grow up. They failed to repudiate their past behavior and remained unchanged by their encounter with God and the events leading up to the Red Sea crossing. They continued to live their life the way they did before by the Adamic curse by working by the sweat of their brow.

Their journey started out of Egypt through the Red Sea where they were delivered from slave labor and all of their monsters and boogie men were drowned in the water. But they just could not accept that fact, retaining their lower nature of fear they invented new monsters and complained about everything. For this they were denied. They could not rise above their carnal nature and use their inheritance of Faith, the unseen substance of God’s provisions called “the Word of Faith”.

This is the reason why today many people live in defeat. Without knowing how to impliment faith by trusting God and applying His word, they use the world’s bandaids and solutions instead and say “in Jesus name”. This is a sort of blasphemy. It not His fault your remedies don’t work. He did not sanction it or they would’ve. If your prayers and efforts don’t work, you have to recalibrate your beliefs because the Lord says “I do not change”. He is a constant and we are being change, providing we hear the Holy Spirit. (2Corinthians 3.18)

James says “you have not because you ask not, and when you do ask, you do so to fulfill your flesh”. Meaning you use your heavenly powers to feed your lower nature. That is not what God’s provisions are for. And then you murmur and complain because you didn’t get the thing you asked for. Who does that sound like? The Israelites and the Jews of the bygone age.

The Elect have been given the ability to create by faith. James goes on to say “you ask and you don’t receive because you seek to consume it by your carnal nature”. Showing what the obstacle is.

If you approach God as a beggar or a borrower would, you insult the Gift and the Gift Giver. We have been given “love, power and a sound mind. And “we have the mind of Christ”. This is how you address the Father. This is what it means to pray “in Christ’s name”. For even the angels in heaven see the face of the Father in these little ones” who act like this. This is how we know we are His because He said “ask anything in My name and I will do, that the Father may be Glorified” through us by doing so.

If the Israelites would have used these tools of faith in the Son of God to impliment their eternal inheritance, they wouldn’t have had so many problems.

Like the children in the wilderness, there are many who are bound by fears like “the end times” as a reason to be inactive and don’t know that the command was given not to harm the earth till God writes His name on our foreheads. We are on a mission, a journey. This is why we are called pilgrims.

If Moses would have spoken to the Rock an invisible word to bring forth the provisions of God, the 40 years of wandering would not have happened. But they failed to use their crossover tools of Gods word applied by the believer by faith. As Joshua and Caleb said “if God gave us something, we are more than able to possess it. As 2 Peter says, God has given us everything that pertains to life and godliness, and we are partakers of the divine nature having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust. What are we waiting for to impliment the gift of eternal life?

As Christ shows us in His wilderness trial where Satan tempted Him, each temptation was met with these words saying, no for it is written. Then He proceeded to quote scripture, showing us how to conquer our oun wilderness testings. With scripture. That we may be found faithful to stand behind the sheild of this kind of faith and ward off all the fiery darts as Paul teaches in Ephesians 6

This is how faith works, but it is only faith when the facts and the physical findings are contrary to the unctions of the Holy Spirit. This is why “the carnal mind in enmity against God. It is not subject to the laws (ways) of God and neither can be. So those who are in the flesh, cannot please God”.

Like David said in the Psalms, and Paul quoted later in Corinthians, We Believe therefore we speak. It is believing a thing of Gods that is in scripture and speaking it, that the thing that is believed becomes the thing that is said. This is our new reality in spirit and truth. Kind of like when God said “let there be light” and there was light. Or when Christ said to Lazarus “rise up and walk” so we do.

Gods promises are implemented in this age in this way. As Paul said “all the promises of God are yes and Amen in Christ”. To be implimented in any age,

The writer of Hebrews said of Moses generation. 16 For who, having heard, rebelled? Indeed, was it not all who came out of Egypt, led by Moses? 17 Now with whom was He angry forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose corpses fell in the wilderness? 18 And to whom did He swear that they would not enter His rest, but to those who did not believe? 19 So we see that they could not enter in because of unbelief.”

After the 40 years in the wilderness, Moses was able to see the land of promise from Mt Nebo, but died there, having not receiving the promises because he did not understand that what he was shown portayed something invisible. This is what they all overlooked.

We see with Joshua, for whom it was promised that he would lead them into the land. It was at Jericho that the walls fell not with a stick, or of any of man’s devising, but with the shouts of faith. And because of this, with Joshua they were all able to cross over, defeat their enemies and advance to their inheritance. (Figuratively speaking) all participated. So must you to be counted as faithful.

The promise land symbolized receiving our inheritance in Christ, the true prize as described by Paul who said “ all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea, all ate the same spiritual food, and all drank the same spiritual drink. For they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them, and that Rock was Christ”. Showing for us that the things they had were only physical toys that shadowed the things that are invisible, of things in Christ. That is why they were referred to as “children” a couple thousand times in the old covenant. Even after they wandered 40 years, they had not developed in faith so they could not conclude their journey and obtain the prize. Even so today many do not aquire the gift given but remain in their carnal estate. As James said, let Faith have its perfect work that you may be full and complete and lacking nothing, showing that our trials have an end. And even with Peter who said “after you have suffered a while, may God perfect establish strengthen and settle you” and so he does. That’s what the gospel is all about. And from Peter again, receiving the end of your faith the salvation of your soul.

Baptism

The physical expression of faith of the New Covenant established by Christ and our crossover point today is baptism, whereby you profess that your old person died with Christ at the cross, being washed away, you now walk in newness of life. Your new form of life should be your proof. The cross of Christ is our crossover point from here to there, to where He is. This is symbolized by Him taking our crown of thorns indicative of the curse from Eden to exchange our crown for His. The price was paid. You must press on to lay hold of this with persistence and the impliments of faith, being the Holy Spirit and Gods Son called the Word of God broken down into words called the gospel, for our implimentation. Has God really said ? With an astounding shout we say YES! And the walls fall down between here and there and we cross over.

Romans

To obtain these things we say You must continue in a walk of faith being pilgrims and sojourners following Christ by doing what He does and going where He goes. He said, “follow me that where I am you may be also”. And so we do. We go to places feet can’t take you. Because in the beginning was the Word, the Word was with God, and the Word was God. To follow Christ, Gods Word, you must put on Christ one word at a time and one attribute at a time to be rewarded by the Father of Glory. You must be renewed in the spirit of your mind to become word. God’s Word is His Son, Him put put on in the loins of our mind. And those that do this? These are the elect. They arrive at a full stature in the family of God. Ephesians 4.13

We do this by the transfiguration by the Holy Spirit, one Revelation at a time until our realization is fully awakened to the things of God. These things are given to us, to be with Him where He is, one with the Father, seated at His own right hand, having dominion over all powers and principalities, in this age and every age, seated in the heavens in glory, the origination and destiny of our calling. In Christ, fully reconciled to the Father.

We do this one step at a time, adopting each of the several attributes by owning them to be with Them. This is the true reconciliation given to us. Even as Paul said “be reconciled to the Father! He made Him who knew no sin, to become our sin, for us to become the righteous of God like Him. Owning and possesing everything the Son has with us being joint heirs now of the things that God has.

This is why we put on Christ. In the loins of the mind we become godly by cloaking ourselves with these invisible attributes defined by Word, to be like Him. In doing so we make our calling and election sure and receive an open door to His Kingdom even as we speak. 2 Peter 1.10-11

God is invisible spirit and truth, and seeks such. Such are we. Him is what we get. In this way the scripture is fulfilled in us that says “when we see Him, we become like Him”. And so we do. We  see Him who is eternal, immortal, invisible.  Christ is the same yesterday, today and forever. Hebrews 13.8 His flesh was temporary. In the beginning He was Gods invisible Word. That is what He is still today.

Now the word is true that says “the world does not know us because they  did not know Him.” And they did not know Him because they could not see Him who is invisible, as He is. They thought he was human. Because seeing with their eyes they see not.  And hearing with their ears they hear not. It is with the heart that one must see and hear to understand the things of God. This they did not. But we do.

Our invisible part called our soul and heart is the only invisible thing that we have to interact with the living God. We impliment this with our invisible word of faith to reverberate the words that we heard showing we received the things the He said. He says many things, but just gives us one thing. Himself. He is described through the many words. These words reassembled become Word. This is our work today. To reassemble His truths inside ourselves to be like Him. One word and one Revelation at a time until our journey is complete. And we can accomplish this before our carnal nature dies.

This kind of faith is our invisible embelical cord to the invisible God for the transferance of the things He has said, from Him to us, to whom we aspire. His inspiration is our perspiration, a sweet savory scent to the Father is the Son. Paul put it like this “14 Now thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us [d]diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place. 15 For we are to God the fragrance of Christ among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing. 16 To the one we are the aroma of death leading to death, and to the other the aroma of life leading to life. 

Because of this “we are the temple of the living God”. And as Paul pleaded to be reconciled to the Father, this we have done. This is how you know that you are the elect. You have been rescripted by scripture, reprogrammed and wired, reformatted and fitted to interact with the living God through Word, unhindered by your carnal nature. This is the full reconciliation and full salvation as our objective as prayed here by Paul in Colossians 1.28 Him we preach, warning every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus. 29 To this end I also labor, striving according to His working which works in me mightily”. And so we do.

Let us go up from here. Let us, the called, the eklesia, understand more clearly our profession of baptism. That we may more clearly understand what we’ve crossed over to possess. So that we may understand more clearly what we are able to do. And as Paul had prayed, to know the power that is resident in each one of us. This great power that was displayed in Christ when He was raised from the dead, and seated at the Father’s own right hand, far above all powers and principalities in this age and every age. Ephesians 1.17+ This power given to us to accomplish the same thing as the first born. This power vested in us through faith to obtain the glory that “as He is, so are we in this world”. Not as He was when He put on flesh and dwelled among us, but as He is even now. Isn’t this what Christ asked of the Father? Father that those whom you have given Me to be with Me where I am. I with You, You with Me, them with us that the world may know. (John 17) Did the Father deny that request? And “Father, that those you have given Me, I have given them My glory. That they may be one with us.” The Father honored that request as well.

This is the good news. This is the gospel of the Christ of the cross and only savior. There is no future saving to supercede this.

We are just the reitterations of the Father. Those who follow the Lamb. Us to whom He said “greater works shall you do because I go to the Father and you see me again no more”. He is now seen as He is. He is the Word we become. As 1 John 3 says “when we see Him, we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is. And so we did and now fulfill the verse that says “the world does not know us because they do not know Him”. We are the elect.

The Kingdom of God is at hand, fully functionable and operational today. Glory to God.

Amen

 

12 Here is the [g]patience of the saints; here[h] are those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus.

13 Then I heard a voice from heaven saying [i]to me, “Write:‘Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.’ ”

“Yes,” says the Spirit, “that they may rest from their labors, and their works follow them.”

We are Complete in Him part 1

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“We are complete in him who is head over all powers and principalities”. There is nothing else, and no one else who completes us. You can fortify yourself against the objects of  your fears, but they are still there. There is only one true consolation. The fear of dying is the enemy. Fear is the poison that kills spiritual growth. Death is not so much a one time event of being dead, but a life driven by fear, that causes one to be dead to the provisions from God, gifted to us by His promises in His Son, to be truly free from all fears because “he who fears has not been made perfect in love because gear involves torment”. That’s the fruit given to those who reject Gods covenental provisions. So they turn to the world for comfort.

We see the effects of fear in the parable of the unjust steward who collected funds from his employers accounts to protect himself against joblessness homelessness and fortify his retirement. He said “I have resolved what to do, that when I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses”. He was afraid to be without so He created a back-up plan, a retirement plan. This is the product of self-consciousness. We see a brick wall and we don’t know what is on the other side so we protect ourselves against this fear. “He who seeks to save his life will lose it, and he who loses his life for Christ sake will save it”. This is what we are talking about. When you run to the end of your account avigo it is expired. However we can never deplete the resources of the almighty God who said “let there be light” and immediate it appeared without resistance.

There are many who pursue to save the planet and are ignorant of Him who can recreate this with the same simple words. They spend their time and their estimation doing whst they think is good when the good that they do is ignorance of him who did it all.

 

Romans 1 says of these people 25 who exchanged the truth of God for the lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen. Creation serves the creator just fine even now by mirroring to humans the conditions of their hearts.

 

 

“If you understand Gods never ending love, and his inexhaustible resources, you can relax your grip on this age and fall into the hands of the almighty God who eagerly awaits you to do so. God said “I will never leave you or forsake you”. But some just cannot have solace in that. So they depart to look for another. This is spiritual adultery that causes blindness to Him who is “at hand”.

So speaking of the wise steward”For the sons of this world are more shrewd in their generation than the sons of light.“And I say to you, make friends for yourselves by unrighteous[d]mammon, that when[e]you fail, they may receive you into an everlasting home.”

Fear is the abscence of faith. Your faith has trade in value. But you must let go of your fears to recieve the exchange. If you truly trust God, you don’t need a dependance on a back-up plan. He who said “I will never leave you or forsake you” need not come back in the flesh a second time as a man to fulfill His Word in us. We are complete in Him, if you can receive it. The price was paid at the cross to reverse the curse and undo the fear based mind that started with Adam who said to the Lord “I heard your voice and was afraid”. God knew this would happen. Adam tried to cover it with a fig leaf, and people today are covering themselves with all kinds of things. But the words of job was, Naked I came naked I go, blessed be the name of the Lord.

The truth is God sees through all of our fig leaves and coverings anyway. For the word of the Lord is sharp and Powerful sharper than any two-edged sword dividing even bone and Marrow joints and ligaments it is a discerner of the thoughts of the intent of the heart. Then there is nothing hidden from the site with him with whom we have to do. Hebrews 4:12.

You cannot be afraid and trusting God at the same time. Consider the old women who donated her two mites, or in our culture, pennies. That was all she physically had, but for us the elect? She truly trusted in God and was spoken of for our guidepost. Not that God is asking us to live without money, but not to put too much trust in the uncertainty of riches.

The day we have the most money, in the day we have none should be equally joyous. Like the Widow with the two mites, she knew that the greatest joy comes Not from without but from within. Just as it said it’s in the book of James That every good and perfect gift comes from the Father of Lights in whom there is no variableness nor shadow of turning.

Christ “has delivered us who all our lifetimes had been subject to the fear of death”. We fear no more. And this fear of death is not a one-time dying but the continual dying and losing of self and the things we seem important. Do not be deceived we will all lose this body we eroniously call ourself and all its physical attachments. Every promise and provision from the god of this age will fail. You cannot stay here. You will lose that self by degree one death at a time. Or you will grow in the Spirit by degree one revelation at a time. And it is Gods word that is our food for our transformation. That we may participation of the things the God. It is the god of this age competes with the things of “hath God really said?” For our intellect to challeng. And if God said it, repeat it over and over until you get it. This is your struggle. It must become you.
Every time we come to this point in our inner dialogue where fear reminds us of our frailties, it is here that we can grab a hold of something Eternal by faith, or turn in fear and fortify the thing that’s dying.
Everything that we do for health care and for retirement to fortify our position here are provisions for the God of this age.
James says “Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries that are coming upon you!Your riches [a]are corrupted, and your garments are moth-eaten. Your gold and silver are corroded, and their corrosion will be a witness against you and will eat your flesh like fire”. Who knows my friend if you will be around to spend your retirement. It my temporarily give you peace of mind, but that might be all you get. We are instructed to store up things not on Earth where moth and rust in thieves steal, but the store up our Treasures in heaven.
 
For the Elect? “We have a more enduring inheritance in heaven”. He who loves the world, the love of the father is not in him. We put on the things that God has given us we see in His Son.
So when the scriptures say that “Christ came to deliver us from the subjection of the fear death? We put this on. This is how we appropriate this.  At that moment of fear, we step on that fear and replace it with faith. We reiterate the promise that we have a more enduring inheritance in heaven.
If this more enduring inheritance was only something to be experienced later, then it would be harder to hold out for. But because Christ has suffered at the cross for us, having taken away all the criticisms and condemnations aimed at us from the law, he shows for us here that because the payment is rendered in full, the gift is activated. Gods Word has no time lapse. For this very reason not only does the fullness of the godhead body dwell in him, but we are complete in him who is the head over all principality and power. Meaning we are not waiting for something to come later. We are not exchanging one physical element for another physical. No these things are sewn corruptible raised Incorruptible in the spirit of our mind, which is the place of our new existence. “That which is flesh is flesh, that which is spirit is spirit. You must be born again. This is how that happens.
And as we’ve spoken many times before that the heavens that are carnally known as being filled with stars and galaxies, is not as large as the expanse of our mind which grows bigger and bigger by the expansion of the Holy Spirit. And even as a worm cannot understand the life and flight of a butterfly, so then those who are driven by fear and controlled by fear and fortify themselves from that fear, cannot know or understand the life in flight of those who were born of the spirit.
Christ said “Do not marvel that I said to you, ‘You must be born again.’ The wind blows where it wishes, and you hear the sound of it, but cannot tell where it comes from and where it goes. So is everyone who is born of the Spirit.” Such are we. We are not fortified here of the promises of the God of this age for the supplements of this age, oh no. Every time we have a fear, we offer up to God his Son, the only sacrifice that is acceptable to Him. His son is Word. He was the word broken down forethe promises of God in Scripture to find root in the linings of your heart and soul.
When the fear comes you offered that promise to God showing you are the sons of God. In this way we are shown to follow the spirit of God and confirm our identity as his children. He came to deliver those who are all their lifetime subject to the fear and the fear of death, we no longer fear those things. We no longer spend our times or fortifying our self against the inevitability that we will lose our external self. Even now we participate in the richness of our inheritance of the things of God.
So if we lose ourselves in Christ, we gain everything Eternal. For what profit a man if he gain the whole world and lose his soul? Nothing
It is those who have gained everything of this age that have nothing in the other. It is those of us who have no realiance in this age that have everything in the other age now. Just as Christ was seen by some as a peasant on a donkey riding up to Jerusalem, but He was filled with the fullness of the Godhead.
It is we who are walking incognito, have Gods things that the glory and the essence we participate in may be of God and not of ourselves. Even as scripture instructs “since you have put off the old man with his deeds, 10 and have put on the new man who is renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him, 11 where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcised nor uncircumcised”. We are renewed in knowledge to be just like Christ in our understanding.  Don’t let the peasant fool you.
We have traded physical things for invisible things and only those of us who are Spirit born again can master this.
For those who are looking for a physical mastery? It doesn’t happen. So many would say to us as well, who are you? And our answer to that is, not the man. Not what you’re looking at. These things are hidden from your site. Go on and sleep, the time is near.

Even now, The Kingdom of God is at hand.

Christ was born King, and many other things.

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The scripture say that Christ was born King. He did not have to earn that right and He did not have to go to school to learn this right. He was “born King”. And he was born a king, but not any King, but the King of Kings. It is because He was Word of the Father, His express image before He became flesh and dwelt among us, that He is King because He is the true heir of all that the Father has, being His invisible attributes and Kingdom that is “not of this age”. This is what qualifies Him to be King. And not some supposed king of the Jews, but “KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS”. And for that matter the one and only true exact image of the Father. Even as He stated during His short tenor on earth “I and the Father are one”. Totally congruent and inseparable as are all the lower level carnal representations meant only to teach us of God. What we see in the old law and the prophets and throughout the new covenant that we learn to raise up to their proper domain “in spirit and truth” in our understanding.
It was pilot who asked him “are you the king of his Jews” to which he said “it is as you say”. When pressed on this issue He did not deny He was King. He just answered and said “my kingdom is not of this age for if my kingdom was of this age I would send Legions and they would fight for me but my kingdom is not from here”. For us who know, He was speaking about His Throne eternal in the heavens. Not of the created realm. Not of this world.
You see Christ as king is of a kingdom that precedes and supersedes and completely permeates all ages. For “it is In Him we live and dwell and have our existence.” He does not have to become of earn anything or it could not be said of Him that “He is the same yesterday and today”. You see He is an unchangeable timeless reality that exist only in spirit and truth. As a matter of fact, if you erase all the creation of the 1st 6 days, be it the earth, the heavens and all the stars and galaxies plants and animals. And even the invisible angels, powers and principalities and rulers of darkness are under His domain or He would not be the same, and He would not be “King of kings and Lord of Lords” for there would be a power out of His control.
When God first made things after each day He looked at what He did and said “it is good”. And upon the completion of all things on the 6th and final day He said “it was good” then He thought of all the variables and all the possibilities of all the entities he had made including angels and men, then He said “It is very good”. Like looking at a big chess board He played out every scenario and every move that anything of all creation,man and angels  could say do or think and God said to Himself “I have this in control”. “I got this”.
God is not looking down on planet earth, wringing His hands wondering how He is going to regain control and wrap this up age. Everything is meticulously laid out according to His standard of perfection that is far above our comprehension, as are all the mysteries of God. This is why we learn only by revelation. For the time has come when I will tell you plainly about the Father”. And so He does and He does not need the old covenant law or prophets to do so. This greater salvation we talk about exists only in spirit and truth, which is our calling.
We who are joint heirs and of those who are “least in the Kingdom are greater than all the law and prophets” it is us who can connect the dots to help you understand the things that were seen dimly that the prophets could only elude to. We clarify what they were trying to convey in their carnal nature to those with a carnal nature. But we are born from above of word and spirit to occupy the heavenlies. Christ told the disciples “many righteous men and the Prophets have desired to see what you see, and hear what you hear and could not. We are the elect who know these things. And we see God face to face because Christ said “he who has seen Me has seen the Father”. That is us the elect of God. This is our rightful due gifted to us from the Father and paid for by the blood of Christ through the eternal spirit of things that are now in force. Something that another Jesus cannot do. He still needs to become king. Poor guy. And he is relying on the Jews of our day to pull this off. Woe are those who have that savior. He needs a lot of help. It is an insult to the living God. we gladly except the gift of God in Christ Jesus. God Himself
Daniel said this of Christ that “He raises up Kings and brings down Kings and gives wisdom to the wise”. Showing that His type of Kingship and Kingdom was above creation because he could orchestrate all the kingdoms of the earth like a chess player does with the pieces on a board.
Romans 9.17 For the Scripture says to the Pharaoh, “For this very purpose I have raised you up, that I may show My power in you, and that My name may be declared in all the earth.”[g]18 Therefore He has mercy on whom He wills, and whom He wills He hardens.
Yes Christ was born King and once again he did not have to earn this right for this reason he came into the world and he set the record straight. He is the king that laid aside his deity to come and retrieve his disciples. And in John 13 He displays this very well.Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into His hands, and that He had come from God and was going to God, rose from supper and laid aside His (Royal)garments, took a towel (a rag we call the flesh) and girded Himself. After that, He poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet, and to wipe them with the towel with which He was girded.12 So when He had washed their feet, taken His (Royal) garments, and sat down again, He said to them, “Do you know what I have done to you? 
To this we say yes. You Lord have just shown us your eschatology. You have shown us your end time scenario. You became flesh and dwelled among us. You finished all the law and the prophets, you established the new covenant, your last work on earth. Why? “Because I go to My Father and you see Me no more” (like a second coming) And being assured that you have granted the elect access to your “Kingdom at Hand” being at our proverbial fingertips. And because “You are the way to the Father”, We follow you Lord and fulfill your prayer to the Father of Glories saying “Father, that they whom you have given me may be with Me where I am. To behold My glory that the world may know. And Father. The glory you have given Me I have given them. That they may be one as we are one. So we are. We are as one as Christ who said “I and the Father are one. So we too join these.22 But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, to an innumerable company of angels, 23 to the general assembly and church of the firstborn who are registered in heaven, to God the Judge of all, to the spirits of just men made perfect,   (Hebrews 12.22+) we are part of the symposium of the many, the congruence into one. Reconciled to the Father as Paul pleaded “Be ye reconciled to the Father. God was In Christ reconciling the world to Himself and has given us this ministry of reconciliation.
Boom! That is the whole purpose of our sojourn-ship here on earth. It is to reach this point, our purpose, our goal and the conclusion of the gospel. 13 till we all come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a perfect man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ; To become godly. Godlike. Like God.
Who does the Father of spirits begat? Invisible ones. Paul said “we are sown a physical body and raised a spiritual one” this is us. Who does the Father of Glories begat? Glories like Himself. We are the Glories glorified with the Father seated at His own right hand. Bone of His bone and flesh of His flesh born of the spirit and word to be “a kind of firstfruits of His creation”. Not a 6 day creation but an eternal one clothed in the very invisible attributes of the invisible God. We have learned to “put on Christ” in this way. We put off the old at baptism by the working of faith and are raised in newness of life also by faith. We who have begun in the spirit perfect nothing in the old creation. It is from faith to faith. And you know what? Each and every transition happens by the Holy Spirit in the twinkling of an eye. Completely un-decernable to the human senses. We have ears to hear and eyes to see of another nature to understand this.
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So here is something we have to say about him who was born King. He was also born many other things. He did not have to earn a right or to become something as though he was not for “Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.”
With Mary she said yes Lord I know that you will raise him up on the last day, speaking about Lazarus. And Christ reply to her? “Mary I am the resurrection”. It is not an event or a series of events like the 2nd coming seekers suppose. The resurrection is a person. Which is why paul said “since you are raised with Christ, seek the things above”. His things. And “Since we were buried with Him in death by baptist. We are also raised with Him to newness of life. As Isaiah put it “With My dead body they shall arise”, and so we did.
So Christ could have also told Mary, I am not just the resurrection. I am also the last day”.  Just as He said to the Pharisees “Abraham rejoiced to see My Day. He saw it and was glad”.  Christ is that day. Because even as we define an earthen day by the sun with 24 hour increments, The Lords day is lit by the light of the lamb and has no need for the sun or the moon. In whom is no darkness at all. No nights. This is how we walk in the light as He is in the light. Because He is that light. He is the radiance of God. He is the Glory of God. He wears it for our transfiguration (2 Corinthians 3.18). The source of all light. The light Paul encountered on the road to Emaus  being “7 times brighter than the sun”. Have you had this encounter? It is the only true light that shines in the heart of every man (John 1)

So for those who are waiting for the “day of the lord” to appear as defined by the sun, as if God is on hold, as if God is limited to these, don’t understand what the true day is. It is the day “in Christ”. And if “we walk in the light as He is light”, we are in that day. Wasn’t it the condemnation to those under the law stuck in the wilderness who rejected this call with the Lord saying of His Sabbath, His day without 24 hour increments, His day that has no night, The Lords day, The day of The Lord:

Therefore, since a promise remains of entering His rest, let us fear lest any of you seem to have come short of it. For indeed the gospel was preached to us as well as to them; but the word which they heard did not profit them,[a] not being mixed with faith in those who heard it.For we who have believed do enter that rest, as He has said:

“So I swore in My wrath,
‘They shall not enter My rest,’”[b]

although the works were finished from the foundation of the world. For He has spoken in a certain place of the seventh day in this way: “And God rested on the seventh day from all His works”[c] and again in this place: “They shall not enter My rest.”

You see there are many that thought that when Christ came into the world he had to earn something in order to be something. So they don’t think anybody was raised from the dead until Christ was raised from the dead first. But he showed himself as the resurrection before he ever went to the Cross showing for us that he did not have to become anything for the Eternal one cannot change and cannot earn he already owns.
You see there was never a person a place a provision or a promise from God that Christ was not. Why? Because Christ is the Fulfillment of all things. Be at Shiloh, be at the son of David, be it that prophet, be at that Messiah, being the high priest in the order of Melchizedek be it “that day”. These are all just descriptive of Himself, there is no provision from the father that is not Christ. Everything they were looking for was wrapped up into the person people call Jesus Christ.
 Scripture says that “in him, meaning Christ, dwells the fullness of the godhead body”. That is why “all things are in Christ”
Scripture says of Christ that he comes and his reward is with him. That is because the reward is himself. With Moses he had asked the Lord what should I tell the people whom you are who sent me. The Lord replied tell him that I am. Meaning I am fill in the blank. Whatever they were looking for in whatever they needed they would find in the sun who’s a duplicate of the father. Even as with the disciples when they were on the boat in the waters got choppy and Rocky to where they thought they would die, as soon as they received Christ into their boat, their vessel, they found out they were already where they needed to be. They just needed a renewed understanding as do some of us. The disciples were confused when they were in the boat but as soon as they were in Christ there was nothing confusing at all. End of The Great I Am? When the Pharisees were inquiring  him as to who he was he said that “I am”. When the soldiers that came with Judas to take Christ he said the same words I am in the men fell over backwards.
Epilogue:
There are many caught up in and infatuated with the Jerusalem of our day. They anticipate the Messiah and King to come back and live in their city after they have it refurbished for Him. They say “we have a chief cornerstone ready to lay”. We have found a red heifer and are ready to commense the sacrifices to please our king.