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The Most Important Message You Will Ever Read!

     God does not predestine some to become His chosen ones (elect) while rejecting others. It is His desire that no one should perish. (2 Peter 3:9 The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance.) However, He does know beforehand (He has foreknowledge) who will come to him and who will reject him, because He is omniscient (all knowing). Nevertheless, God gives all humans “free will” to choose, as they may. We may either chose to believe that Jesus Christ is Lord of all, as the Bible says, or we may reject that idea, and live out our lives here on earth, as best we can, in our own strength. Every human being is composed of a spirit, a soul(mind) and a physical body. Every human soul is alive and possesses the ability to develop "self awareness" at the moment of conception. It communicates with this natural world through the five senses. It also possesses the ability to communicate with the spirit world. The human spirit, however, though it is the living breath of God, (Genesis 2:7), does not have self-awareness or unique personality at the natural birth. The bible calls it the breath of God and it returns to Him when we die, without confessing Christ as Lord. (Ecc. 12:7) The soul, on the other hand, goes straight to hell, unless we make a confession unto Jesus Christ, between the age of accountability and our natural death. (Mat. 10:28) If our spirit were a self-aware personage, at our natural birth, then Jesus's words to Nicodemus would have made no sense, when He said the following. He said that we must first be born of water (natural birth) and also born of the spirit (John 3:5) to see the Kingdom of God. No where does the bible say that we are automatically born of the spirit at the time of our natural birth. Yes, our spirit is alive, like the egg in the womb, because it is the living breath of God, but it has no will to think, or choose right or wrong, until it is united with the Spirit of the redemptive Christ, becoming the new creature Paul talks about. Many believe we have a twisted or dead spirit at birth, inherited from Adam, but the scriptures do not support that notion. What Jesus told Nicodemus would not line up with what Paul said in 2 Cor. 5:17 if we had received a twisted, sin laden spirit at the natural birth. Many other statements in the bible also do not line up with this idea, but that is much too involved, to cover here. (more)

     We become born of the spirit when we make the heart felt decision to confess that Jesus Christ is Lord over everything that is. (Rom. 10:9) This assures us that we shall receive eternal life, instead of residing in hell forever. Jesus explains what his definition of eternal life means in John 17:3. Obviously, everyone is going to have a certain amount of self-awareness throughout eternity. However, that is not the definition of eternal life found in John 17:3. The time span to take advantage of gift of eternal life, is commonly referred to as the "age of accountability". During this time period, The Holy Spirit urges us, through our thought life, to repent (of our unbelief), and believe that Jesus Christ is who the bible says He is. (Mark 1:15 And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye and believe the gospel.) The scriptures do not tell us to repent of a list of sins, because we are not able to understand the scope of our sins at this point. What if that was the prerequisite and we missed confessing one sin? The bible says that anything, which is not of faith is sin. (Rom 14:23) In truth, we only need to repent of the unpardonable sin of unbelief in Christ as Lord, by confessing Him as Lord of all. The Holy Spirit urges everyone to do this. Some isolated peoples of the world may respond to The Holy Spirit's urging by addressing Christ, using a different name. For instance, they may call Him The "Great White Spirit" or "The Unknown God". Never mind that. "A rose by any other name is still a rose". Semantics or labels do not change the one requirement, for receiving the gift of eternal life. I repeat; the only requirement to receive eternal life is that we confess from the heart that Jesus Christ (by whatever label we give him) is Lord of all. The message to do this can be communicated directly from The Holy Spirit or through Holy Spirit inspired believers. Jesus, Himself, delivered this message to Saul. (Act 9:5,6) It's a message which is delivered to every person on earth, during the age of accountability. Those unable to reach that age of accountability are covered by God's grace anyway. (1 Corinthians 12:3). Eternal life begins the very second, an unbeliever choses this action. At that instant, we become born of the spirit, which makes us a completely new personage, not in mind or body, but in spirit. Now we have the capacity to understand what's going on in the spirit realm, but it takes time to reprogram our mind. This new birth actually makes God our father. (Luke 20:36) (Jesus explains more about what I have briefly described here in a conversion with Nicodemus in John 3:1-17)

     The second most important step for a new born Christian is to receive the anointing of The Holy Spirit. This gives us the power to live a more abundant and fulfilled life, while living here on earth, in our natural bodies. This anointing gives us a propensity to allow The Holy Spirit to lead us into "good works" as opposed to vain or downright evil works. (Eph. 2:110, 2Ti. 3:17) In the simplest terms this second step is nothing more than yielding to The Holy Spirit (Who already resides in our newborn spirit and heart), giving him access to our mind (our thought life). It is our mind which controls all our actions. (Luke 11:13, Act. 1:5,6, 2:4,31,38, 8:15,17, 10:44-46, 19:2,6)  With this anointing, The Holy Spirit also gives us supernatural power to align our circumstances, to the will of God, bringing us more and more peace, surpassing all natural understanding (Phl. 4:7). At the same time, He also starts the sanctification process of our soul, as we give Him permission to conform more and more of our thinking to the way Jesus Christ thinks, as thought in the bible. (Rom. 8:29, 12:2) The Jesus, himself, received this anointing of The Holy Spirit after He was baptized by John in the Jordon River. (Mat 3:16, Mar 1:10, Luke 3:22, John 1:32) Simply put, we must want and seek this anointing of The Holy Spirit. Can we still receive eternal life without receiving this anointing? Yes. However, once we seek and then receive His anointed presence, He communes with us in our thought life (mind),  making available His counsel on every situation which we face in life. He also reveals the truth of God's word in a much deeper way, than we could ever hope to understand by using just our own intellect. I have tried living my life both ways, with His advice and without it. His way is so much better. This truth is simple, profound, and missed by many Christians, to their detriment. 

     These two steps, for obtaining the "best life" possible, are the same for everyone. The first step of confessing Him as Lord, assures us of an eternal relationship with God, as our Father. The second step allows The Holy Spirit to start a counseling and cleansing work in our mind, so we can be guided in the practical application of God's truths as they apply to our everyday life.     

     I would never promote a life shaped by religion (Act. 26:5) or worldly "do's and don'ts" (Phl 3:4-10), but rather one shaped by an ever-deepening relationship with the God of everything, through the anointing and guidance of The Holy Spirit. The answers to life's problems is never "one size fits all" but the way to obtain those answers is. People who choose to do, what I have briefly described to do here, in these two steps, will always obtain the correct answers, and those who don't, won't. It’s just that simple. As these steps are put into play, the landscape around a person's life will increasingly become an environment of more and more light and hope. Obstacles, which once overwhelmed us, will become much easier to navigate. (Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.) Many past challenges disappear altogether. Yes, thoughts lead to actions (Pro. 16:25) (Pro. 19:21). Godly thoughts infused into a believer's mind by the anointing of The Holy Spirit produce Godly actions. All other thoughts produce actions, which may seem to work well at first, but eventually unravel, revealing their destructive consequences. The bottom line is this. Human beings, within themselves, do not possess the ability to tell the difference between the right or wrong course in life, either individually or corporately. To navigate this life successfully, we need God in our spirit and His Holy Spirit in our mind. God inspired thoughts not only produce the best solutions, but they produce the most satisfying solutions. As we continue in the counsel of The Holy Spirit, these eternal solutions produce enlightened consequences, which outlive our natural lives. They build a legacy, which provides enlightenment and hope for those who follow after us. Without taking these two steps, however, that enlightened legacy will never materialize. Here is the truth. Many people are not going to do what I have described needs to be done here. (Mat. 7:13 Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leads to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:) I hope some who read this will, because these are the two most imperative truths, to be acted upon, that will ever be read on the internet, or anywhere else, for that matter.

   

 
Wayne Wade
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