JACOB SPEAKS LIVE AT METRON!

METRON JACOB
JACOB SPEAKS LIVE AT METRON!

MY LIVE APPEARANCE on “METRON” is AVAILABLE NOW for FREE! However, that was not the miraculous part… How it came to be and what came out of it, was. You see, this was the very FIRST TIME I have even spoken publicly… But wait there is more… I also purposely prepared nothing ahead of time… I simply had faith that the heavens would be open and that the rains would come… And boy did they.

What happened after that microphone was placed in my hand is nothing short of a miracle, and I have been waiting five years for this moment. And I am so very happy to finally share it with all of you.

To go directly to the video, scroll down and watch on Youtube… I begin speaking around 38 minutes in. For more, information and the history of how this came to be… read on and then enjoy! Don’t forget to subscribe and share with the world. Love Jacob

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Six months ago, (symbolically appropriate) as you know I began telling readers, friends, co-workers, and family, that this would be the year people began inviting me to share publicly what I have shared on-line for years.

I made this point publicly, documenting my belief such an EVENT was possible, without me ever having ask anyone to allow me to do so. I documented what would happen, as I have other things, as a great proof of sorts.

I explained this wonderfully in an essay called “Inspiration Rules” which I shared right before the New Year speaking of what would come in 2015.

“Jesus once said, if you don’t believe me… believe the works. Sort of like saying, if I tell you something is going to happen and then it happens maybe it’s time you start thinking outside of the prison of a box you are in.”

My life is an epistle if you will… to be read of all men. Because I know the things I have come to understand are life… These words are LIFE… this IS FREEDOM… you are MORE THAN YOU KNOW and can do ALL THINGS WITH FAITH.

And if you don’t believe me, if you don’t believe my words… BELIEVE THE WORKS… and by clicking this link you will indeed BELIEVE and enter into the realm of infinite possibility…

BECAUSE YOU ARE MORE THAN YOU KNOW!

Please enjoy, and please do share this with others… I begin speaking at 38:00 minutes, but do encourage you to watch it all!

Special thanks to Jim Swilley, the Metron Community, and all those who were moved by the great spirit of love within them, that they paved the way for such a miracle to be performed. 🙂

Much love Jacob Israel

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MAN’S EGO IS THE DEVIL



MAN’S EGO IS THE DEVIL

This will be probably my shortest post to date. Tonight I felt it was necessary to explain what the Carnal EGO of man is, show you what the scriptures call Mankind’s Ego, and how the truth finally sets us free from it all.

The EGO is defined as “A consciousness of Identity, Individuality and a person sense of SELF importance” – An EGO is WHO YOU THINK YOU ARE… now with that in mind. Let me open up some scriptures for you after a brief intro.

The EGO is the FATHER of all LIES. It is a LIE to begin with, for your EGO is not real and does not exist. This is your adversary, your enemy that is trying to devour you. Your EGO is prince of this world (ruler of your lusts). Your EGO is the one that condemns you, blames you, and tries to destroy you. YOU EGO will lie to you, steal from you, and ultimately destroy you… IF YOU DON’T RESIST your EGO. So resist your EGO and your EGO will depart. But be on your guard, because your EGO can come disguised as an ANGEL of LIGHT. Your EGO is the one who KILLED your TRUE NATURE (Gods child). Your EGO was a murderer from the BEGINNING. Because when you believed YOUR EGO was YOU, your TRUE NATURE was put to death (killed in your mind-Golgatha).

The Carnal Ego of man is the beast that is and is not and yet is… It is the devil that is written about in scripture.
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THE DEVIL spelled backwards is LIVED! Indeed, it is your past experience that FORMED this DEVIL of an idea of who you are. But you aren’t your past, you aren’t an addict, an abuser, a victim, a fool, a glutton, or anything else your past has tried to convince you, you are.
……YOU ARE MORE than the life you LIVED/DEVIL. This “DEVIL” of an identity was formed out of the DUST/LIES of your past. Your PAST IDENTITY, or the life you lived/devil that you IDENTIFY WITH is YOUR ENEMY!
……The DEVIL is the accuser of the brethren! This past IDEA of who you think you are was formed out of the life you LIVED/DEVIL and is always there to remind you how to judge people and circumstances. And by following after the past you continue to relive the past by making the same ignorant mistakes, based on the lies of the past and hang ups that aren’t real to begin with.
…..The DEVIL (Life you LIVED) is a LIAR! The past is a LIE because it does not exist anymore. So to make your decisions based on past experiences is to not judge things as they are in the moment. To LIVE IN THE PAST is to DIE IN THE PRESENT. This is why so many have “baggage” because they carry this DEVIL (life they have lived) everywhere with them. And because of this they continue to suffer.
….. You PAST does not dictate your future, unless you decide to allow it. You are more than you know. Just as you created your past experience you have the choice to create your present however you would like it. You are not the LIFE YOU LIVED/DEVIL — THE DEVIL is only the sum of your past experiences that you have allowed to RULE YOU in this age. This is why the DEVIL is called the god of this world. People are ruled by their past experiences, past beliefs, and their past traditions.
….. However, this is not who you are, you are whoever you decide yourself to be, YOU CAN CREATE who you are in each moment. Don’t let the sad life your LIVED/DEVIL dictate your present experience.
…… RESIST the lying voice of your past experience and it will flee from you. RESIST your past destructive behaviors, triggers, and ill informed notions and YOUR ENEMY the DEVIL (the condemning voice of your past idea of who you are) will flee!
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This DEVIL is the carnal EGO of man. This is the enemy hiding in plain sight. It is the YOU, you think you are but are not. Now not everyone is ready to hear this. Most believe there is an enemy outside of them working hard to ruin their lives, but this is another lie of man’s carnal ego. The Ego of mankind always wants to blame everyone and everything else as opposed to dealing in truth. And many can’t see this because they simply can’t hear this truth yet.

Luke 8:12
Those by the way side are they that hear the TRUTH; then comes their EGO, and takes away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe WHO THEY ARE and be saved from WHO THEY THINK THEY ARE.


You can’t hear from God while listening to your Ego. It is impossible to hear the truth, when ruled by the false image that you have believed yourself to be. This is why so many people are torn up inside, this is why Paul wrote in Romans about wanting to do good but doing what he hates.

Romans 7:19
For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do.


You can’t serve two masters.

Luke 16:13
No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other
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A house divided will eventually fall, now that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Because the house that many live in today is their EGO. And the Ego has to GO. The reason is simple, one will not listen to the TRUTH if their EGO has them believing they already know all they need to know.

Psalm 10:4
The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts.


You ever try sharing the love of God with people who believe in infinite torture? They won’t listen to a word of what you say. Because the lie of the EGO’s in this world is strong. SO MANY people have taught about a place of endless torture for so long, so many believe in this place, the EGO of mankind won’t listen to different. The EGO of man will keep you from hearing the truth, and speaking the truth.

Matthew 9:32-34
32 As they went out, behold, they brought to him a DUMB man controlled by his EGO. And when his EGO was cast out, the DUMB spoke the truth, and the multitudes marveled saying, IT WAS NEVER SO SEEN IN ISRAEL.


No one wants to be wrong, many say. Our EGO needs to be fed, it needs to be puffed up constantly. It goes about looking for praise, looking for acceptance, and looking for approval. But this is all vanity, it is a chasing the wind, or as eating dust. You will never grow spiritually or truly benefit by feeding your ego.

Genesis 3:14
And the LORD God said unto the EGO, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly (lusts) shalt thou go, and dust (lies/imagination) shalt thou eat all the days of thy life
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The SERPENT (Carnal EGO of Man) has always been within man. Just as the Brain Stem (Reptilian Brain) has always been within man, controlling his basest desires (fight/flight/lust/rage/etc)

Those who choose the HIGHER WAY, the TRUTH will depart from the evil of the EGO.

Proverbs 16:17-19
17 The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.
18 Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.
19 Better it is to be of an humble spirit with the lowly, than to divide the spoil with the proud.


Notice that a HAUGHTY SPIRIT (we know spirits are thoughts)… Haughty THOUGHTS come before a FALL… And who was it that fell again?

Luke 10:18
And he said unto them, I beheld the EGO of Mankind as lightning fall from heaven.


Your EGO will lift you up, and then tell you to cast yourself down.

Luke 4:5-7
5 And the MAN’S EGO, took him up to heights of pride and showed him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time. 6 And the Man’s EGO said unto him, All this power will I give you, and the glory of this-worldly system: for that is delivered unto me; and to whomsoever I will I give it. 7 If you will WORSHIP me and believe me and only listen to me, all shall be yours!


We saw the temptation of Jesus in the wilderness. He was TEMPTED, which means to be drawn away by your own lusts.

James 1:14
But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.


And who does that tempting? Is there a literal snake trying to convince you to listen to lies, OR is it your EGO that does the tempting. And the deceit is so great because YOU THINK THESE THOUGHTS ARE YOUR OWN and you TRUST THEM. But they are NOT YOUR THOUGHTS, they are the LIES of your EGO.

John 8:44
You are of your father YOUR EGO, and the lusts of your EGO you will do. Your EGO was a murderer from the beginning, and EXISTS not in the truth, because there is no truth in your EGO. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.


The EGO of man will convince you that doing evil is good, and that doing good is evil.

John 13:2
And supper being ended, Judas’ EGO put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon’s son, to betray him (the TRUTH)

The EGO of man will convince you to follow all sorts of VAIN TRADITIONS and RELIGIOUS nonsense. This only feeds your EGO. By setting up chairs at service, or helping with parking, or fasting, or celebrating a certain way, dressing a certain way, being a certain way, and more… this is only a sacrifice for your EGO. God has only wanted you to LOVE GOD AND OTHERS!

1 Corinthians 10:20
… they sacrifice to their EGOS, and not to God: (Anyone give up something for lent, or to fast, etc… you sacrificed to appease YOUR EGO, not God)


So how do we beat this DEVIL (EGO)… we need to RESIST our EGO.

James 4:7
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the EGO, and he will flee from you
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And how do we do that?

Ephesians 6:11
Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of YOUR EGO.
(Look up what the armor of God is for more info)
The best way to stand against your EGO is to constantly seek the TRUTH. Pray for the TRUTH. Only act out of true love, and love lifts others it does not tear down. Love does not fight, debate, condemn, cast out, love never fails. There is no fear, worry, or hate in LOVE. If it ain’t LOVE it ain’t GOD, and if it ain’t God it is the Ego of man. Because it is our EGO that sins from the beginning.

1 John 3:8
He that committeth sin is of the EGO; for the EGO sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested within you, that he might destroy the works of the EGO.


Notice how we differentiate between children of God and children of the EGO.

1 John 3:10
In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the EGO: whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother
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Those Born of God LOVE, LOVE, LOVE! Those born of their EGO, hate, hate, hate. Now this doesn’t mean that people who are children of their EGO’S, who think they are their EGO, who are ruled by their EGO don’t believe in God. The EGO is tricky, think about how many claim to believe in God and KILL in the name of God… or so they think. Their EGO convinced them, that to harm others, to condemn others is what would appease God. In fact, the EGO of man worships a god in its image. The god of the EGO is a scary, vengeful hateful God. One that will torture you endlessly for not following mankind’s religious ways. THAT’S THE EGO TALKING THERE PEOPLE! The EGO of man will convince people to do all sorts of things to appease their false god, because they are scared of this god as well.

James 2:19
Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the egos of man also believe, and tremble.


Mankind’s EGO is the cause of all suffering in the world. If it is not causing literal suffering, your ego will cast you into an emotional prison for which their seems to be no escape. And worse still the EGO of mankind will punish anyone who doesn’t believe what it believes. This is why we see people being killed in the name of God, or imprisoned, shunned, etc.

Revelation 2:10
Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, MAN’S EGO shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life
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But the good news is the EGO is eventually destroyed in God’s consuming fire. It is LOVE that draws a multitude to repentance.

Revelation 20:10
And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire


So hang in there, learn which thoughts to take captive, which to cast away and which to take to heart. God has thoughts of peace for you, the EGO has pride, fear, and worse for you. Choose this day which “God” you will serve.

DON’T FOLLOW YOUR EGO! LEGGO OF YOUR EGO!

Jacob
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REAL RESURRECTION OF CHRIST NOW!


REAL RESURRECTION OF CHRIST NOW

Recently, I, and a group of new friends, have been discussing a very important topic, the resurrection. I posted an essay on this subject awhile ago which laid out many reasons that I believe the resurrection takes place inside of us, and may not necessarily be something that happens after we physically die. Not that I don’t believe in an after life, or that we may in fact return to earth in a new body, as Elijah did, to carry out our purpose if not complete. The truth is no one really know what happens after we die, but there is plenty of evidence out there with Near Death Experiences and the study of brain activity to prove that after we die physically, who we are spiritually lives on.

But today’s paper is not about what happens after we physically die, it is about what is happening in the here and now. I believe the problem with most religions is they are too focused on what happens after you die. What they don’t teach is that experiencing Eternal Life and the Kingdom of God is not a future event but a NOW event.

Luke 17:19-21
19 And he said unto him, Arise, go thy way: thy faith hath made thee whole. 20 And when he was demanded of the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God should come, he answered them and said, The kingdom of God cometh not with observation: 21 Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you

So while many religious leaders and religious organizations focus everyone’s attention to what happens after they die, I will focus people to the here and now. Because NOW is where salvation is, it has nothing to do with something you experience after you die.

Luke 19:9
And Jesus said unto him, THIS DAY is salvation come to this house

And what is salvation? Is salvation being set free from something that happens in the future? Or is salvation something that saves you now? Use your head, if you are drowning you don’t need a lifeguard after you drown, you need to be saved in the here and now. And SALVATION is a now event. It is the moment you cross over from the death of your suffering, ignorance, fear, and struggle, into the life of liberty, peace, truth, and hope.

You will find that this is what the resurrection of Christ is, as well. You become a new creature, the old you was dead (ignorant) and the new you is born again (resurrected)…. This essay will show you how that is possible.

Now I will not condemn anyone as ignorant if they say there IS a literal flesh and bone resurrection. You never know, the ways of God are beyond us all. But once again, I am not focused on the future which is not here or even real, I am focused on the here and now, which is all we have. And so is God…

However, regardless of whether you believe in a literal physical bodily resurrection from the literal grave there is still much that can be spiritually learned from this essay. And if you understand that the TOMB is mankind’s ignorant soul, that Christ (The power and wisdom of God) rises out of than, yes indeed this essay is for you as well.

Matthew 23:27
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited tombs, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men’s bones, and of all uncleanness.

So regardless of what your particular belief is you will benefit from this essay. Personally I am moving past the old teaching of resurrection unto perfection (the whole truth and wholeness of God) – This is my desire, to know the truth no matter what the cost. I pray it is the same for you.

Hebrews 6
1 Therefore LEAVING the principles of the doctrine of Christ, LET US GO UNTO PERFECTION; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God, 2 Of the doctrine of baptisms, and of laying on of hands, and of RESURRECTION OF THE DEAD…

We do find clearly spelled out in scripture that FLESH can never inherit the Kingdom of God, so I question why so many believe there will be a physical flesh resurrection after literal death. With that being stated, if you’re still with me, we’re about to move on to some insight that I hope will open your eyes wide and get you saying, “Wow, I never saw that before!”… Then again you may not say that at all, but I ask only that you read with an open heart, and if you really want to know the truth I know you will one day KNOW the Truth/Word/Christ.

First of all, I am neither better or worse for stating there is no literal resurrection (the way it is taught in churches I mean). For, if there is a literal physical resurrection like something out of the movies than good, and if not, well then… good. I cannot prove either and neither can anyone of you. It all boils down to what we’ve been taught or what we have been allowed to see and believe. Seeing as I cannot prove there is not, and neither can anyone prove there is a literal flesh and bone resurrection I will instead make a strong statement of my faith using the scriptures. I will say that the RESURRECTION of CHRIST takes place WITHIN US and while many are CRAVING THE DEAD BODY OF JESUS to return again alive and well, I understand that Christ is resurrected in HIS BODY, but that HIS BODY IS ALL OF US. We are the hosts, the lord of Hosts is revealed in. Our life is Christ, Our life is hid in Christ. Christ IN US is the Hope of Glory, not Christ outside of us coming again in the future. Christ is not returning, for…

Hebrews 13:5
Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I (CHRIST) will NEVER LEAVE YOU, nor forsake thee

Since, Christ (The power and wisdom of God) NEVER LEFT, that means it is still within us.

Colossians 1:27
To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ INSIDE you, the hope of glory

Notice, this is a MYSTERY, scripture goes on to explain that it has been HIDDEN. After all it is the Glory of God to hide a thing!

Proverbs 25:2
It is the glory of God to conceal a thing

And Christ comes (which literally means REVEALED) in the Glory of God. In other words, the Truth of who we are in Christ is revealed in our understanding of this great mystery. WHICH believe it or not is the mystery of who we really are.

I believe it is more important for us to consider what this resurrection means in the here and now. What does any doctrine benefit me, if it is a future thing. Christ said, I am the resurrection and the life, he who believes in me, THOUGH HE WERE DEAD, will live! I hope you understand literal physical dead people cannot believe anything, because THEY ARE PHYSICALLY, LITERALLY DEAD… I hope you can see the allegorical DEATH Jesus was talking about is mankind’s ignorance, or being ruled by their carnal mind.!

Romans 8:6
For to be carnally minded is DEATH; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.

It’s simple really, for many life is more like death than living at all. For many their days are filled with misery and no hope at all. When trouble comes they think the worst and believe “well that’s just my life”.

Everyone that is not LIFE that is DEATH. Life is understanding who you are, that all things (even the bad) work together for the good. LIFE is following the desires of your heart, loving others, and knowing love yourself. LIFE doesn’t mean you’ll always be happy, but it does mean you understand that there is a reason for all things and that all things are meant for our learning and our enlightenment.

So DEATH, in scripture is not explaining the literal physical decay of the body, where the LIGHT (Life force) of that body has fled and only a dead shell remains. NO! The Death scripture explains is very clear, it is being ignorant to the truth of God and who you are. But there is hope for those who are living a life of Death. The Dead will RISE as scripture promises. The way for this to happen is when you are enlightened to the TRUTH/WORD of GOD, and the Power and Wisdom of God (which is Christ) is active in your thinking and evident in your life. The Dead RISE, when the Ignorant to BELIEVE the TRUTH OF GOD and become spiritual minded.

Romans 8:6
For to be carnally minded is DEATH; but to be SPIRITUALLY MINDED IS LIFE and peace.

Now I understand, a lot of you are waiting for JESUS to return in his LITERAL BODY. To which I say, you need to fully understand just who JESUS CHRIST’S BODY IS. YES, Christ will be resurrected in His literal Body… which is ALL OF HUMANITY.

“Know you not that YOU ARE THE BODY OF CHRIST” 

Oh I know, some will say, “How can that be, there is only ONE JESUS… and that is not ALLEGORICAL but LITERAL.” I in no way am saying that there was no Jesus of Nazareth. Not at all. In fact without his example, and the gospels we would not be able to discern who we are. His life was a pattern of our life. he clearly said, if you do not take up the cross and follow in the same steps you are none of his. the scripture go so far as to say, AS JESUS IS SO ARE WE.

1 John 4:17
Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because AS HE IS SO ARE WE in this world.

Jesus said he is the Light of the World, and told his disciples WE TOO ARE THE LIGHTS of the World.

Matthew 5:14
Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hid

Now this many people aren’t ready to handle. But it doesn’t make it any less true.

1 John 3:2
Beloved, now are WE the SONS(offspring) of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, WE SHALL BE LIKE HIM

At the moment it may not appear that we are who we are in Christ. But when THIS GREAT TRUTH, this GOSPEL is revealed to us, this LIFE IS RESURRECTED in us, then WE SHALL BE LIKE HIM. Because AS JESUS CHRIST IS SO ARE WE.

Pay attention to this next verse. Right now we are as sheep following a Shepherd, but look WHO WE BECOME when we enter into this understanding.

John 10
1Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber. 2But he that entereth in by the door IS THE SHEPHERD of the sheep.

Now here is the reason that we must all come to the UNITY OF THE FAITH. Because in fact we are all ONE IN CHRIST.

Romans 12:5
So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another

We are ALL ONE BODY! This is why a majority of scripture teaches to do unto others as you want done to yourself. In fact, when you hurt others you are indeed hurting yourself. When you love and lift up others you are loving and lifting yourself up. Notice how scripture states, Love others as you love YOURSELF.

Romans 13:9
YOU shall love your neighbour as YOURSELF.

The entire law rests on these two things, Loving God, Loving Others. And the others you love are to be loved as yourself, for you are ONE WITH THEM!

According to scripture God only has one SON (child of God) – ADAM & CHRIST, the 1st child and the last child. But ONLY ONE begotten SON of God.

Adam, which literally means MANKIND, is the first NATURE OF MAN (Ignorant) and the second ADAM (Mankind) is RISEN, ENLIGHTENED…. So even though you see many, many people, we, the MANY make up the ONE SON (CHILD OF GOD)

Romans 12:5
So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.

Should the hand say to the foot, you’re not Christ. Should Bob say to Bertha, you’re not Christ? I think not… Although, not all have CHRIST RISEN (revealed) in them… HOWEVER, CHRIST is in all.

Meaning most are still DEAD IN ADAM (ignorant of who they are, which is of course God’s child) but when you BELIEVE THE TRUTH you will LIVE (Be resurrected in Christ, as Christ) — too much for some to comprehend, I understand. But think about it, we are given the NAME OF CHRIST, THE MIND OF CHRIST, AND WE ARE THE BODY OF CHRIST… who truly are we?

The instant we ate of that TREE OF KNOWLEDGE OF GOOD AND EVIL. The POWER AND WISDOM of God was buried underneath the lies of who began to believe ourself to be. Then we put God outside of us far away from us and we DIED (Became Ignorant).

Look, the Hope of Glory is not Christ outside of me returning soon. The Hope of Glory is CHRIST IN ME. It does not say the Hope of Glory is for Christ to resurrect in a separate literal flesh body outside of our own. In fact, before Jesus died he told everyone where he was going and where he, and we, would be.

John 14
1Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. 2In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. 3And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.

Now many will say THE FATHERS HOUSE is some place far away, a place called Heaven, where Jesus (the great carpenter that he is, will be building us a mansion of gold) — However, people the FATHERS HOUSE is not outside of us, in fact, WE ARE THE FATHERS HOUSE. The Temple of God – US!

Luke 19:46
Saying unto them, It is written, My house (the Temple) is the house of prayer: but ye have made it a den of thieves.

This is an allegory. Jesus, had to go before his followers made him God himself. And today that is exactly what a majority of Christians have done. Made Jesus separate from us, and called him God, instead of seeing Jesus as a brother.

Romans 8:29
For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

This false belief takes the focus of God and finding the truth of who we are in God. Jesus always put the focus on the Father, and he also said we would do greater things than he, “Greater things than these we shall do”, that as he is a Light in this world, we are the Lights of this world, that as John put it “As Christ is, so are we in this world”. Jesus understood that we were no different from him, he was just the First born among the DEAD (Ignorant), the First Born among many brethren… – which means people, we are all ONE IN GOD. Which was the very nature of Jesus’s prayer in the Gospel of John.

John 17:11
And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we are.

The prayer basically means, God let them understand that WE ARE THE SAME!

There is NO DIVISION in ONE. Meaning we are ALL ONE, all the SAME, all united. Think about how much better the world would be if we saw each other as a part of ourselves. If we knew what we did to them, we do to ourselves. This is a great mystery, because so many people are selfish and think they are separate from others, when in fact, as Jesus said, “Do unto others as you would like them to do unto you.” – Meaning what you do to others, will most surely be done to you, because we are all ONE.

In truth, Hosea puts the 3rd day resurrection wonderfully and it paints a clearer picture of how this truly speaks of all of us.

Hosea 6
1 Come, let US RETURN to the LORD. He has torn us to pieces but he will heal us; he has injured us but he will bind up our wounds. 2 After two days he will revive US; on the THIRD DAY he will restore US, that WE may live in his presence.

The resurrection spoken here is about restoring ALL OF US to the Power and Wisdom of God (Christ), after being stricken by the darkness of our vain imagination. It is all about RETURNING TO GOD (Truth).

But, I will answer, in a nutshell, why I am not worried, or concerned, that I do not hold onto a belief that “Literal Decaying Bodies or skeletons in the ground” will rise again in the judgment. And why I am only concerned with our RISING from the DEATH of our ignorance, as judgment begins at the house of the Lord. (ME and YOU). And if judgment begins IN US then that means God is going to destroy everything IN US that is not IN HIM (GOD/TRUTH/SPIRIT) until CHRIST is formed in us, as Paul said. Every false belief (portrayed as goats, tares, etc in scripture) will be destroyed, burned away (spiritually), when Christ is RESURRECTED IN US.

Galatians 4:19
My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you

Look at a very similar passage in Revelation.

Revelation 12:2
And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered.

Just who do you think that WOMAN is… The WOMAN is our SOUL, who is going to deliver CHRIST. So the WORD will be RESURRECTED in our FLESH.

I spent a good deal of my life in carnal practices and principles. There was a time that I believed I had to baptize my son thanks to Catholic guilt. But I wised up and did not do the same for my daughter Shiloh, who according to the Catholic church is damned until she does so. Ah, the foolishness of vain traditions built on fear and shame.

Carnal mankind has made a god in their image. A god they can control. A god they can give birth to every year, persecute and crucify every year, and raise again every year. This is what many are celebrating today. The resurrection of Jesus, which takes all of the focus off the TRUE RESURRECTION that is to take place within us all. They look OUTSIDE OF THEMSELVES and WAIT. When God looks WITHIN and MADE CLEAR through Jesus RESURRECTION IS IN THE HERE AND NOW! So please tell me why everyone is looking to the sky and waiting and not wanting the kingdom to come (be revealed) on earth (in our waking life) as in heaven (the true spirit life/God’s ways and wisdom)

Ephesians 3:10
To the intent that now unto the principalities and powers in heavenly places might be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God

But now, I am moving unto perfection and I challenge you all to at least question and possibly do the same. Even though I understand “Each Man in His Order”.

Look, like Paul, there was a time that I, too, knew Jesus after the FLESH (My carnal mind) but No longer. Now I find it hard to know anyone, or anything, after the Flesh. In fact, if you’ve read my articles enough times it should be pretty clear I’m all about the “spirit” of a thing. I look for the “spirit” of what the scriptures teach, and I leave the literal (letter) because it doesn’t profit me, or anyone, at all.

In the discussion I mentioned earlier a new friend raised an important point. “What about those that witnessed Jesus placed in the Tomb, and witnessed his disappearance and ascension, etc.”

This point is the genesis of this essay and deals specifically with what was “quickened” to me about this event. Quick note of that, look again at what I wrote, “what was QUICKENED to me”. You when reading this had no problem understanding I meant, what was revealed to me, what was made clear to me. Yet, there are many people who will say a “Quickening” spirit is a spirit that will re-animated a literally physically dead body. As opposed to understanding it is all about QUICKENING (giving understanding and wisdom which is a tree of life to one who had previously been ignorant.)

1 Corinthians 15
45 And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam was made a quickening spirit. 46 Howbeit that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual.

Our first nature is all about our five senses, it’s all about the temporal, sensual world. The first man, in other words, is NATURAL. (Get it?) Our second nature (after the truth has been RISEN within us) was made a quickening spirit. In other words, we don’t look to the nature, literal letter of things, we see to the SPIRIT of things. We don’t say the parable is literal, we say, “this is what the parable is teaching us.”

But I digress, I am going to attempt to show you that the events after Jesus’ death, where Joseph and Nicodemus begged for the dead body of Jesus from Pilate and buried him is ACTUALLY a picture of carnal Christians who CRAVE that DEAD JESUS (who they continue to worship today as a Dead Man from two thousand years ago). You find an image of that Dead Man hanging from crosses in Churches, in paintings, in movies, on tv, on tee-shirts, jewelry, etc… And then many go so far as to say that Dead Man Jesus is God. Knowing full well, Jesus never taught this, and that the scriptures are pretty clear we are not to place an image to what God looks like at all. He shouldn’t be likened to anything in the sea, in the air, in the earth, beneath the earth, and most definitely not in the IMAGE OF CORRUPTIBLE NATURAL MAN!

Romans 1:23
And changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man

You see God is not Man, God is the SPIRIT WITHIN MAN! God was IN JESUS, God is in CHRIST reconciling the world to himself.

2 Corinthians 5:19
To wit, that God was IN Christ, reconciling the world unto himself

You see, most today ignorantly worship a Dead Flesh Man from 2000 years ago, as opposed to worshipping the LIFE GIVING SPIRIT that is the SON OF GOD, which is the WORD OF GOD, which is the LIGHT OF ALL MANKIND, which we ALL HAVE OUR LIFE HID IN (Christ). This WORD is what LIVES and is RESURRECTS WITHIN US and BECOMES US and we BECOME HIM.

John 17:22
And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one

This is like me praying, God please let them understand what I understand that we are one, so that they can understand that they are one, that we are all ONE! You in me, I in them, etc, etc. ONE! Please tell me how this leaves room for a resurrection outside of us, separate from us?

No, Christ is FORMED/BIRTHED in us. Christ is revealed in us! Christ is resurrected IN US!

“Until Christ be formed IN you.”

But the many that call themselves Christians today, are just like Joseph of Arimathaea and Nicodemus. They don’t want CHRIST resurrected WITHIN THEM! They want the DEAD JESUS MAN. And so they take this belief and tuck it away in their Tomb (hearts/soul/ignorant understanding) and of course when people come looking for the WAY, TRUTH, AND LIFE it is nowhere to be found. Because you can’t find the LIVING (enlightened) among the DEAD (carnal/ignorant).

 John 19
38 And after this Joseph of Arimathaea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus: and Pilate gave him leave. He came therefore, and took the body of Jesus. 39 And there came also Nicodemus, which at the first came to Jesus by night, and brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about a hundred pound weight.  40 Then took they the body of Jesus, and wound it in linen clothes with the spices, as the manner of the Jews is to bury. 41 Now in the place where he was crucified there was a garden; and in the garden a new sepulchre, wherein was never man yet laid.

Here we see the picture of two men, Joseph and Nicodemus. Let’s first look at Joseph of Arimathaea.

JOSEPH OF ARIMATHAEA

1) Joseph was a disciple in SECRET – He was ashamed of knowing the living Jesus. — And we know how that goes over with Christ.

“Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation; of him also shall the Son of man be ashamed”

2) Joseph was STILL WAITING for the Kingdom of God to come.

“He was of Arimathaea, a city of the Jews: who also himself WAITED for the kingdom of God.” Luke 23

I guess Joseph missed Jesus’ lesson that the KINGDOM of GOD is here now and WITHIN. Perhaps that is why he was still waiting.

Now onto Nicodemus.

NICODEMUS

1) Nicodemus was also ashamed of the TRUTH (Jesus) this is why he came to Jesus at NIGHT. A symbol of seeing Jesus in the DARK (carnally)

“There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews:  The same came to Jesus by NIGHT” John 3

2) Nicodemus was ignorant of the truth, much like Joseph of A.

Nicodemus answered and said unto him, How can these things be?  

Jesus answered and said unto him, Art thou a master of Israel, and knowest not these things?

Both Joseph and Nicodemus were ignorant and ashamed of Christ. But BOTH CRAVED THAT DEAD BODY of JESUS. Isn’t this what so many so-called Christians are doing today. Aren’t they waiting for that Dead Jesus to return. Isn’t that REALLY what the Easter celebration is all about. One day every year getting together to celebrate something that happened in the past (whether literal or allegorical) it is obvious this was something that happened in the past. And Mankind re-peat the past again and again. Yet, we are clearly instructed to FORGET ABOUT THE PAST and MOVE UNTO PERFECTION.

Philippians 3:13
Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are BEHIND, and reaching forth unto those things which are before

Paul said, he FORGOT what happened in the past and reached for what was to come. Why do most people today continue to live in the past. Why does mankind continue to look back and wait for the future, instead of looking within in the here and now? The reason is, “they know not what they do.”

So in their ignorance, ignorant mankind does what Joseph of A and Nicodemus did. They dress up dead Jesus, by wearing dead Jesus jewelry, talking about how Jesus died, acting it out and getting everyone to put their faith in past events instead of NOW. It’s a faith based on Death (THAT WHICH NO LONGER EXISTS/LIVES). Yes, carnal/ignorant mankind also CRAVES THE DEAD BODY OF JESUS…

They just can’t wrap their minds around the truth of the resurrection which is unto LIFE IN THEM. But the DEATH of someone in the past, and that dead man’s resurrection they say is literally true. And so instead of reaching for Christ within, they keep looking behind and say he is coming again.

Like many today, Joseph, and Nicodemus, didn’t have a clue about the things of God. If they did, they probably would not have been so concerned about “preserving” and “storing” the DEAD BODY of Jesus after following a bunch of vain religious burial rites and traditions. However, many today elevate these men as faithful disciples. They talk about how AWESOME NICK AT NIGHT AND JOSEPH A are, for taking that Dead Body of Jesus and parading it around, wrapping it all nice with sugar and spice and burying that dead body away in their new tomb. But people, they didn’t know the first thing about the truth. They wouldn’t be seen in public with the LIVING CHRIST, but the DEAD JESUS they were all about. That should say something.

Just like I will say, look we are all ONE WITH CHRIST, CHRIST’S LIFE IS OUR LIFE, CHRIST IS YOU AND I when that Daystar is risen in our heart(understanding)… people don’t want to have a part of this LIFE! No, they only want the version where Jesus is dead and gone and coming again. Just like Nick at Night and Joseph A.

These two ignorant men followed the ritual LAW for burial. Something that they would NOT DO had they the slightest understanding of CHRIST WITHIN. In Fact, I don’t think they would have paid much attention to the Dead Flesh Body of Jesus at all, if they knew the truth.

But, Joseph and Nicodemus are like many today that focus on the OUTWARD MAN which perishes, and ignore of the inward man, that is renewed. They worship the Creature, as opposed to the CREATOR. Which NO MAN can literally see!

“No one has seen the Father at any time” “God is spirit and truth”

Now a side note about what Jesus said we will be like in the Resurrection, for those who are waiting for us to rise again as immortal flesh bodies that we have right now.

29Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do ERR, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God. 30 For in the RESURRECTION they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are AS THE MESSENGERS of God in heaven.”

In the Resurrection we are AS THE ANGELS (MESSENGERS OF GOD’S TRUTH), not as we are now (SELFISH CARNAL SOULS)… When we are RESURRECTED we are as God’s messengers, as Sons and Daughters of the most high! (United in God’s spirit) 

So, now that we have a clearer picture of Joseph and Nicodemus. We see that they were two ignorant, howbeit well-meaning, good men, who CRAVED the LITERAL DEAD BODY of Jesus, and then followed the DEAD LAW and BURIED their DEAD JESUS in a TOMB for the DEAD.

Had they paid attention in the “Living” Jesus school, they would not have done such a thing.

Matthew 8:22
But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead.

Joseph and Nicodemus must have missed that day. Since they were BURYING DEAD JESUS. And as I mentioned earlier many today are the same. On Easter many are acting out the death and resurrection of that man who died two thousand years ago, never once understanding that Christ and they are in fact one.

There are carnal people who will wrap, bury, and protect that DEAD JESUS, they crave that DEAD BODY (The flesh man) and yet, they will NEVER admit that CHRIST Resurrects IN THEM. Like Nicodemus and Joseph they are ashamed of the LIVING CHRIST. Because this wisdom has not yet been quickened to them. But one day it will, each man in his order. They see themselves separate from Christ, not realizing it is impossible to be separate from Christ, as everything has its existence in the Power and Wisdom of God’s Holy Spirit.

Romans 8:39
Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Look we can NEVER be separate from CHRIST (which is God’s word/truth/wisdom/spirit/son). We can only be DEAD (ignorant) to the TRUTH of that.

Now, I want to tell all of you what and who CHRIST is. We know many say, it means annointed ONE. But really, what does CHRIST MEAN, and what does CHRIST DO, and why Christ? Well check out what scripture says, Christ is made to become for us!

1 Corinthians 1:30
But OF him are YOU -IN- Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:

Re-read that people. The WORD OF GOD is TRUTH, a LAMP to our FEET, LIFE. And Christ is MADE to become for us, WISDOM, RIGHTEOUSNESS, SANCTIFICATION, AND REDEMPTION. Christ is TRUE LIFE. And we are OF HIM meaning our very essence is GOD’S HOLY SPIRIT revealed in CHRIST. But no one seems to want this, they want and crave that DEAD BODY OF JESUS.

The Natural man cares only about Natural things. So it makes sense that so many are waiting for a literal natural appearance of Jesus Christ. But the Spiritual Man, which is our SECOND NATURE, knows nothing naturally, waits for nothing, and looks for nothing, for everything is WITHIN!

2 Peter 1:19
We have also a more SURE WORD of prophecy; whereunto YOU DO WELL THAT YOU LISTEN, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the DAY STAR ARISE IN YOUR HEART.

Notice, it doesn’t say, the DAYSTAR coming again from a far off distant place. This SURE WORD OF PROPHECY speaks ONLY OF Christ RISING IN YOUR HEART to become Wisdom, understanding, righteousness, redemption, sanctification. CHRIST ONLY RESURRECTS IN YOU PEOPLE!

Few will believe Peter’s “SURE WORD” of prophesy. Because they have been taught since they were children, the same error they continue to teach today to their children. And if you dare say a word otherwise, you will be threatened, attacked, torn down, because the Darkness (Ignorant) hate the Light. (Truth)

“Wherefore, behold, I send unto you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and some of them ye shall kill and crucify; and some of them shall ye scourge in your synagogues, and persecute them from city to city:”

“Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter, but within they are full of extortion and excess.”

It’s all about the OUTSIDE with those stuck in Adam (The natural carnal man). They worship the Flesh, which is why they condemn and attack, as these are fruits of Carnality. To the carnal religious it’s all about the Flesh. They are right in their own carnality and pride and the rest who believe differently (In “their” eyes will burn for all of eternity)

Now, does that sound like they worship a God of Love? A God, who teaches humility, long-suffering, patience? A Teacher is to be apt in these areas, not quick to judge and condemn. Christ did NOT come (rise/revealed) into the world to CONDEMN it but to SAVE it. And when Christ RISES in each of us, we too will be saved! Saved from our own ignorance, not some future torture.

Today on Easter, many may dress up their DEAD BELIEFS and do all they can to make their false beliefs look, and smell good. They want to “PRESERVE” their error and hold unto it forever. No matter how you slice it, the Jesus they are working so hard to “PRESERVE” is DEAD. Then, like the ignorant and ashamed Joseph and Nicodemus, MANY want to make sure their TOMB is sealed so they can KEEP THAT DEAD JESUS safe, so no one will take what they now own away. And they do this by ROLLING A GREAT STONE in front of the TOMB.

And what does this stone represent? Their works, beliefs and laws!

Consider, how the STONE needs to be rolled away to water he sheep. The STONE needs to be thrown to kill the Giant. The STONE is used to KILL and PUNISH. The STONES are what the LAW is written on to begin with. Joseph, and Nicodemus are pictures of those who worship a DEAD JESUS and keep that DEAD JESUS tucked away and covered by their works of the law, which is all death.

How do I know this? Well, what did the ANGEL say when everyone was looking in a TOMB (Carnal soul) for the RISEN CHRIST? Mind you they were NOT looking for the dead Christ at this point but the RISEN CHRIST and they could not find Christ there… and what did the ANGEL SAY?

“Why seek you the living among the dead?”

You cannot FIND THE TRUTH in DEAD BELIEFS or CARNAL UNDERSTANDING. You will NEVER find the TRUTH if you continue to look for DEAD FLESH to be raised. No matter how many Easter services you attend.

The good news is even this GREAT STONE (works, carnal beliefs, laws and traditions) will be rolled away when the TRUTH descends from a higher place of understanding and is revealed to us. And it will shake our beliefs and traditions to the very core, breaking apart every foundational belief we once put our faith in.

Matthew 28:
2 And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it.

And when that day comes, we will know Christ as we are known by Christ!

1 Corinthians 13:12
For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.

News flash people, when you know as you are known, YOU KNOW YOUR TRUE SELF!

Colossians 3:
4 When Christ, who is OUR LIFE, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory.

Jacob
http://www.JacobIsrael.org
“The Truth Will Change You”

GLORY OF GOD REVEALED



WHAT IS THE GLORY OF GOD?

There are many mysteries in scripture, but truly, the greatest of all mysteries, is the Mystery of who we are, and who God is.

So what do you say Nancy Drew, shall we proceed and see if yet another mystery reveals itself before our eyes?

Let’s have a little fun first. Let me set the stage if you will. And no, this is not from my book, just something to demonstrate what is going on in many religious buildings today.

CHAPTER ONE
The Great Mistake

“GLORY TO GOD!” The preacher shouts.

My question… “Does he, or any other religious leader, have ANY IDEA, at all, what that means?”

My answer… “NOPE!”

Picture the service, the music swells, the lights dim… The religious leader takes microphone in hand. After 30 minutes of inspiring music, song, singing and dance, the “atmosphere for worship” is ready. In other words the audience is ripe for picking. The stage has been set, as they say. Everyone is FEELING good. The question remains, are they FEELING GOD?

The Big name Religious leader parades to the altar. His words are powerful and sharp. A great showman for sure. The smoke machines (hidden out of sight) release their contents over the emotional crowd.

“I feel the presence of God,” he says with a smile. (As if God just showed up. As if we don’t ALL have our existence in HIM, through HIM, by HIM, for HIM)

“Ohhhhhh, The Glory. Do you feel it Church? The GLORY OF GOD is here! Do you feel it?… It’s thick in the air.” The religious leader screams, wiping spit away from the corners of his mouth as he speaks. He is salivating over the offering and altar call to come. “This crowd is a keeper” he thinks.

The overwhelmed emotional church shouts, “Praise God” and they notice the smoke descending from the smoke machine above as if it is the Holy Spirit itself.

And then….
CHAPTER TWO
THEY WOKE UP

Because the GLORY OF GOD is WITHIN and not WITHOUT. And when the GLORY OF GOD fills the temple (when the TRUTH fills our being) the “wicked” (ignorant) generation will be released from the jaws of these scorpions whose sting is in their TALES!

Revelation 9:10
And they had tails like unto scorpions, and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men

Oh, please “Church” don’t tell me you believe there will be some scorpion monster climbing out of some bottomless pit sent to TORMENT MEN.

A bottomless pit, has no foundation – The only foundation is CHRIST. So whatever crawls out of this pit is not rooted in the TRUTH of God.

John used symbolism of a scorpion here to picture Religious knuckleheads like the one I pictured above, keeping their blind flock in shackles (unequally yolked)

Did you notice the word TAIL! In the TAIL is the STING (The STING OF DEATH is SIN), THE LIES are the POISON released into the prey of these scorpions and it kills (make carnal and ignorant).

What an allegory this is for the LIES OF RELIGIOUS MEN AND WOMEN, the STING OF DEATH is the SIN (error) they teach and help others to continue to walk in. Their TAIL is actually the TALES (Lies, false stories) they TELL about God. And many do this for profit. They look at the size and bank account of their church as evidence that God is blessing them, forgetting that HELL GETS LARGER BY THE MINUTE and that FEW ENTER IN SUCH REST in this age.

Before we get into this GLORY of GOD study, let me first point out what the TAIL of the scorpion that stings really is, and where it really comes from, so you can stop telling your kids about some spooky monsters that God is going to unleash on the Earth to torment us. It is Man’s Religion which has done more torment to mankind then anything else. The SCORPIONS of the world are FALSE PROFITS (Spelling mistake on purpose)

Isaiah 9:15
The ancient and honourable, he is the head; and the prophet that teacheth lies, he is the tail.

Notice the PROPHET that teaches LIES is the TAIL… The LIES or TALES, is the STING. The False Prophet is what the scorpion represents. Now, watch out for these little buggers. Shake out your shoes when you know they are near, because THEY LOVE TO GET INTO YOUR WALK and STING YOU WHERE YOU STEP and STAND!

But let’s get into the REAL MEANING of the GLORY OF GOD, already… I mean really Jacob, can you stick on one topic and write one article that doesn’t take up seven to ten pages….
AHHHH NOPE!

Colossians 1:26
Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints:

This mystery has been hid from the eyes (understanding) of many, for many, many, years. But, NOW is being revealed to those CHOSEN firststripe or remnant, or whatever you want to call those who have begun to understand. And if they are anything like me, their life has been a hard one. A humbling existence for sure. For the PROUD GOD RESISTS, but the humble he embraces.

The question is, how do we present some of the things we have begun to realize as true without worrying about consequences? Or having family members and friends calling you crazy or cult leaders or a bunch of other knuckle head comments that hurt your heart and make you want to go to the gym and hit the heavy bag an extra hour or two … Or is that just me?

Well the answer is when it is TIME, it is TIME, and you will simply share what you believe God has given you to share and today it is about showing all of you WHAT THE GLORY OF GOD IS.

It really is simple… So I will put it simply…. “It is the Glory of God to conceal a thing” (Prov 25)
THE END
See you next time folks! LOL… Of course I will go into more detail. But really that is all we need to know. The GLORY OF GOD is the HIDDEN truth within us (Christ) – The hidden REVELATION of who we are. But don’t take my word for it, I’m a meathead like everyone else. I know in part that’s all.

1 Corinthians 2:7
But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory:

This article is about the GLORY OF GOD. And no, the GLORY does not present itself as something thick or oily in the air. It doesn’t look like smoke or fog, and NO you can’t FEEL the glory of God. Because the GLORY OF GOD is a MYSTERY that is to be understood.

The GLORY OF GOD is the REVEALING of his GOD’S CONCEALED TRUTH in US.

It is the Glory of God to conceal a thing after all. (Prov 25)


2 Corinthians 4:7
But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.

Here is QUICK revelation for ya! If the GLORY OF GOD is to hide something, cover something, conceal something… And Christ is the TRUTH/WISDOM which COMES in the GLORY OF GOD. —- It stands to reason = The TRUTH reveals the MYSTERY of ITSELF (Christ comes in the Glory of God).

You see, the KINGDOM OF HEAVEN is Hidden from man’s carnal understanding. Once we started eating from that TREE in the Middle of our Garden called the Nervous system, once we started putting faith in ourselves and senses, and everything outside of us, the TRUTH of who we ARE was hidden from our sight (understanding).

The good news is we will all wake up from our carnal stupidity.

1 Corinthians 15:51
Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed.

And no, this has nothing to do with being poofed away in some hundred year old teaching created by some ignorant, indecisive Jesuit priests called the Rapture, Preterism, or Futurism… It has everything to do with being changed from the LIKENESS OF A CORRUPTIBLE MAN, into the IMAGE OF GOD.

1 Corinthians 15:42
So also is the resurrection of the dead. It is sown in corruption; it is raised in incorruption:

In ADAM (Carnal mindset) we all die – In Christ (Enlightened understanding) we live. The incorruptible takes the place of the corruptible (sinful, ignorant)

And I know what you’re saying, JACOB that is talking about when we literally physically RISE from our literal death…. Well, I don’t personally believe that at all. I know the Flesh profits nothing, but hey, each to his own.

Don’t fault me for believing the RESURRECTION from “the dead” (plural form) takes place WITHIN US. That CHRIST rises out of our IGNORANCE and REBELLION. And I won’t fault you for being tricked into waiting for some Savior that has yet to come.

BTW, it’s no coincidence, the name MARY in Greek, means REBELLION. You see, Salvation is birthed out of our IGNORANCE AND DEATH (CARNALITY)

Romans 6:5
For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection:

NOW THAT IS THE GOOD NEWS! The Gospel if you will. We shall all be RISEN with Christ and come to the stature of the perfect man. ALL WILL BE SAVED – ALL WILL WAKE UP!

But I digress, this above scripture has nothing to do with physically rising from the physical ground, as Jesus said…

John 11:25
Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:

YOU SEE? If you believe the TRUTH, even though you were DEAD (IGNORANT IN ADAM) you shall live (become ENLIGHTENED)

People, if this had anything to do with literal death, COULD YOU BELIEVE if you were six feet under? HELLO? Is this thing on?

Seriously, lets’ put on our big brain for a moment, DEATH IS AN ALLEGORY!

And the RESURRECTION from this DEATH comes in the GLORY OF GOD! (understanding the mystery of who we are)

Now, to understand this we have to first understand that the carnal man cannot understand spiritual things. The TRUTH of God MUST be revealed to the INNER MAN.

(Like Lightning from heaven = Enlightening from Christ within)

Psalm 78:2
I will open my mouth in a parable: I will utter dark sayings of old:

Many Religious preachers have gone on and on about the “Glory” and how it filled their man made temples, churches, etc… But the GLORY OF GOD is the MYSTERY – It is the PARABLE, the ALLEGORY. Which cannot be interpreted my MANKIND, but can ONLY be revealed by GOD’S SPIRIT of TRUTH (Holy spirit – Highest TRUTH/THOUGHT OF GOD)

2 Corinthians 4:6
For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

This above passage makes it so clear. Light (Truth) Darkness (Ignorance/lies) – God commands the TRUTH to be revealed in MANKIND. He gives the REVELATION of The KNOWLEDGE of the MYSTERY OF THE KINGDOM (glory of God) when we come to the full revelation of CHRIST IN US. = That we are ONE, God’s son.

After all God only has ONE CHILD (ISRAEL)

Hosea 11:1
When Israel was a child, then I loved him, and called my son out of Egypt.

ADAM (MANKIND IGNORANT) – CHRIST (MANKIND ONE WITH GOD AND ENLIGHTENED)

God calls US out of our IGNORANCE (EGYPT)

Romans 3:23
For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;

We have all been ignorant of the TRUTH. We have all missed the MARK and have NOT grasped the full revelation of who we are in Christ.

However, this was part of the plan. A seed must die to produce many others when it resurrects back to life to produce many more seeds.

John 11:4
When Jesus heard that, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby.

Like the Blind Man outside the Temple, and like Lazarus, these are allegories of us… And it is this SICKNESS of IGNORANCE that has come upon all men. – Lazarus in Greek means “Whom God Helps”
And God is MANKINDS HELPER

Psalm 46:1
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

God helps us all… Lazarus another great parable of mankind being risen from their carnal state, and coming out of their TOMBS. (CARNAL NATURE) And it is so the GLORY OF GOD (Mystery of the Kingdom of God – Which IS Christ in YOU) might be glorified.

In other words, we are BLIND (IGNORANT) to the TRUTH of God but when we UNDERSTAND (SEE) The TRUTH is revealed and God (the TRUTH/SPIRIT OF LIFE) is revealed to all through us (as SONS AND DAUGHTERS of God)

John 11:40
Jesus saith unto her, Said I not unto thee, that, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God?

If we BELIEVE the TRUTH we will understand the mystery of CHRIST IN US which is the Mystery of who WE ARE. When we understand we are GOD’S CHILD that DIED (became Ignorant and was Crucified with Christ) and when the HEAVENS (HIGHER UNDERSTANDING) open up to us and we Hear (Comprehend) that we are GOD’S ONLY BEGOTTEN CHILD IN CHRIST, then we SEE (UNDERSTAND THE MYSTERY) – And God is glorified.

So let’s talk salvation shall we? Many today, preach that Salvation is to keep us from a horrible endless torturous fate in the future… But, hopefully by now this MYSTERY has been revealed, this snare has been avoided.

Hopefully you know that INFINITE TORTURE AND FIRE is a bunch of fear tactics and lies, hogwash, created by bonehead greedy religious men who wanted to keep us in the chains of ignorance and fear.

They talk about all that scary “FIRE” as if FIRE is a bad thing. They leave out the fact that CHRIST baptizes with FIRE, that GOD IS A CONSUMING FIRE!

1 Corinthians 3:15
If any man’s work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.

Our WORKS and IGNORANT BELIEFS are what is BURNED (CLEANSED) so we can be SAVED. Fire is GOOD not bad people! It is an allegory of how God’s consuming spirit purges us from our wicked (ignorant) thoughts.

God holds us under the hottest part of the flame until we be pure. God gathers the TARES (LIES) and burns them away, so only the WHEAT (TRUTH) remains.

But let’s put that Eternal Torture nonsense aside for a moment to discuss what SALVATION really is.

First, we understand and hopefully agree that the ONLY WAY TO SALAVATION is believing on the NAME OF CHRIST and being BAPTISED into it… BUT let’s not be like the LITERALISTS of this world as we know the LETTER KILLS. Let’s understand what SALVATION REALLY MEANS.

Acts 4:12
Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.

Notice this NAME, which translates into NATURE (love, compassion, understanding, attitude, characteristics, etc) … this NAME is GIVEN among (within) men, it is this NAME (NATURE) that we must fully embrace to be saved!

So is it a literal name, like Harry, or Judith, or Jesus… or is it more than that?

You’ll find out we are not SAVED from some terrible endless fate by believing in some literal person or some literal name.

WE ARE ALREADY UNDER THS CURSE IF WE DON’T BELIEVE the TRUTH. We are already in the HELL of our ignorance and carnality if we don’t believe on the NAME (WHICH IS THE NATURE) OF CHRIST.

Even atheists believe in the literal name of Jesus. That doesn’t equal salvation.

You want to know what TRUE CONDEMNATION is… It is UNBELIEF. That’s all.

John 5:24
Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life
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We are SAVED FROM OURSELVES (IGNORANCE) by believing who we REALLY ARE IN CHRIST (God’s child and Image)

Let explain this NAME thing a bit more. Because it is NOT A LITERAL NAME that saves us.

Religious people will lead you to believe you go up and accept some carnal teaching about some literal man from thousands of years ago, and then if you say his name Jesus (which wasn’t even his literal name) that you are saved. Yet, your life continues on in darkness and you still suffer, and become RELIGIOUS and CONDEMNING if you have the wrong leaders… I MEAN, how silly is this belief. As if God has our “literal names” written in some literal book, he is checking twice to see if we are naughty or nice, HA!

Think about it, what happens, when more than one Jacob Israel shows us at those so called “Literal” pearly gates? If it be a literal name, how would we know who inherits the kingdom of not? WE WOULDN’T, BECAUSE IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH A MAGIC NAME OR LITERAL WORD!

NO! You are not confessing a LITERAL name and BELIEVING a literal NAME. The word “NAME” translates into NATURE. You have to BELIEVE the TRUTH of who you are in Christ, and CONFESS THIS, and believe in this NATURE as it is your OWN.

You see it is not a LITERAL NAME but what that LITERAL NAME inspires about the NATURE of that person.

Let me explain it like this, when you know someone named BOB, there are probably a million other BOB’S out there in the world. But this particular BOB is set apart from the rest because of his attributes, attitude, nature… So it is not the LITERAL NAME BOB that you think of when you hear about your friend BOB, but it is what MAKES BOB, BOB. That is what you think of to understand who BOB really is. It is BOB’S NATURE that we concern ourselves with.

John 10:2 But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.

The Instant you ENTER into the REVELATION of WHO YOU ARE you BECOME the SHEPHERD (CHRIST).

Meaning you realize YOU ARE CHRIST, (mind of Christ, body of Christ, NAME of Christ) – Then you become the Shepherd of the Sheep.

But to do this you MUST BELIEVE on the NAME (YOUR TRUE NATURE) AND CONFESS IT.

And it is ONLY THE NATURE of Christ that is written in the BOOK OF LIFE. So, any NATURE outside of CHRIST will be burned (purified from us) away. That is what that scripture means.

So let’s put the cartoon of God with the white beard standing at a literal gate with a check list away, please!

Revelation 17:8
The beast that thou sawest was, and is not; and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is.

Notice the Beast (OUR CARNAL EGO) was (past tense) and IS NOT (doesn’t really exist) = Who we thought/think we are is not the TRUTH of who we are. CHRIST is the TRUTH. So, the FALSE IDENTITY will end up being destroyed.

Whose FALSE NAMES = FALSE NATURES (greed, lust, pride, hate, etc, etc) were not written (expressed/remembered) in the book of Life (God). These aren’t literal NAMES people. GET ME?

LET’S LOOK at the definition of the word “NAME” original word “oànoma” – “The name is used for everything which the name covers, everything the thought or feeling of which is aroused in the mind by mentioning, hearing, remembering, the name, i.e. for one’s rank, authority, interests, pleasure, command, excellences, deeds etc”

So, also, salvation has nothing to do with just saying a couple of words getting dunked in a big tub of water and then your “alllllll good” – My goodness that couldn’t be farther from the truth.

1 John 3:23
And this is his commandment, That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment.

And yes, I believe we need to CONFESS the NAME CHRIST and believe on that NAME to be saved = But let me tell you what that meanS to me…. “I must know who I am in Christ and believe who I am in Christ to be saved from who I used to think myself to be.”

So we are saved NOT by any LITERAL CONFESSION of any LITERAL NAME, but we are saved by our FAITH in what is HIDDEN INSIDE OF US. The Treasure that is revealed when CHRIST RISES FROM THE DEAD (Our ignorant soul)

Matthew 13:44
Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field.

When we find the TRUTH OF WHO WE ARE IN CHRIST, we get rid of everything that is not CHRIST. – This is what that passage in revelation really means.

EVERY NAME(Nature) not found in that BOOK OF LIFE or TREASURE is purged from us. To maintain the greatest treasure of all, CHRIST our TRUE LIFE.

2 Corinthians 4:7
But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.

So what saves us is our UNDERSTANDING and FAITH in who we are! A CHILD OF GOD!

Luke 18:42
And Jesus said unto him, Receive thy sight: thy faith hath saved thee.

It was the person’s FAITH that saved them when they received the “Understanding of who they were”

Okay so I said the article was about the GLORY OF GOD… So let’s finish with that.

2 Corinthians 4:8,9 We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed; 2 Cor 13: We having the same spirit of faith, according as it is written, I believed, and therefore have I spoken; we also believe, and therefore speak; 14Knowing that he which raised up the Lord Jesus shall raise up us also by Jesus, and shall present us with you. 15For all things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace might through the thanksgiving of many redound to the glory of God.

So pretty much everything we go through, hardships, pain, etc… all work together to bring us to the GLORY OF GOD. (Which REALLY means, bringing us to the understanding of the MYSTERY of who we are in CHRIST.

Colossians 1:27
To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:

The Hope of Glory = God making what he hid INSIDE US, which is CHRIST, manifest to us and the world. Christ is the HOPE of that HIDDEN MYSTERY. (Christ is the hope of Glory)

This is why CHRIST (truth) comes in the GLORY OF GOD = The TRUTH reveals the MYSTERY of who we are.

So understanding the GLORY OF GOD, is to understand CHRIST, which is his revealed MYSTERY.

Let’s now look at some of these scriptures with new eyes.

Colossians 1:27
To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:
– GLORY is the REVEALING of CHRIST IN US, the Hope of Glory (hidden TRUTH)

Deuteronomy 5:24
And ye said, Behold, the LORD our God hath shewed us his glory and his greatness, and we have heard his voice out of the midst of the fire: we have seen this day that God doth talk with man, and he liveth.

(God showed that God lives in Man and talks with man (gives his thoughts to man as Man’s own)

Psalm 19:1
The heavens declare the glory of God
= Enlightenment reveals the Mystery of Christ

John 11:40
Jesus saith unto her, Said I not unto thee, that, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God?
– Glory of God is CHRIST IN YOU. If you believe you will understand that CHRIST and YOU are ONE.

Romans 3:23
For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
– All have been ignorant and missed the TRUTH of CHRIST IN THEM/AS THEM.

2 Corinthians 1:20
For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us.
– The Glory of GOD comes by US!

Revelation 21:23
And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.

The GLORY OF GOD lightened everything… and the LAMB (CHRIST) was the LIGHT. – Glory of God = The Revealing of CHRIST IN US.

Now I wanted to save the best for last. Because I had a recent conversation with a Pastor over this verse.

Philippians 2:11
And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

When I explained to a Bishop once, if everyone confesses Christ, how is anyone lost? He said, then it is too late. I replied, But the next line is “to the Glory of God the Father” and the Bishop said God will be glorified when they realize he is real and are punished… I looked at him with pitiful eyes, “So God is glorified by torturing people too ignorant to know the TRUTH?” He said, Yes! – I asked him, do you believe God can finish his creation in Victory and save all? – The Bishop said “No”

What MISUNDERSTANDING, terrible error, and it paints our God as a monster instead of a Loving Father using every experience as a took to bring us closer to the revelation of HIS GLORY (CHRIST IN US).

So let me close with what this means.

We know the GLORY OF GOD is the concealing of CHRIST IN US.

Philippians 2:11
And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

So when everyone confesses Christ as Lord, they are confessing their TRUE NATURE, their TRUE LIFE (CHRIST IN THEM) and in this CONFESSION the mystery is finally revealed… The Confession of this, the understanding of this revelation, is made to the GLORY OF GOD.

THE REVEALED MYSTERY OF THE CONCEALED THING!

“It is the Glory of God to conceal a thing” And the GLORY IS CHRIST!

Now try and catch this! If you do, it will send chills racing your neck…

Matthew 17:8
And when they had lifted up their eyes, they saw no man, save Jesus only.

When you “come up higher” when you LOOK TO GOD for revelation, you will see there is ONLY CHRIST! … And I say, GLORY TO GOD FOR THAT!

This is why, what we do to one we do to ourselves!

Peace, Jacob

JONAH REVEALED!

BOOK OF JONAH REVEALED


As promised in my article, “Signs and Blunders” this article is going to take the entire book of Jonah and break it down to reveal the “story beneath the story” which of course will deal directly with us. I will be translating some of the words from the Hebrew, which will open a great deal of insight to us, as well as looking at this story the way God intended, allegorically, which will Glorify God in the process.

Proverbs 25:2 – It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honor of kings is to search out a matter.

Now, remember no scripture is of private interpretation so everything I write below may be a bunch of nonsense, I doubt that, but you must go WITHIN, go to God to get the revelation of a thing. As I know…

James 1:5 – If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, without reproach; and it shall be given him.

So let’s get this party started with the BOOK OF JONAH.

JONAH 1

Jonah 1:1 – Now the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the son of Amittai, saying,

First, let’s look at what “came” to Jonah. It was the “WORD OF THE LORD”. And what is the WORD of God? It is the TRUTH, which is revealed in CHRIST (Our Enlightened state). Hopefully, by now, we know that the Hope of Glory is CHRIST WITHIN -NOT- without (outside of us or coming soon to a theater near you).

So this TRUTH of God was revealed within Jonah’s thoughts/mind. Because the WORD OF THE LORD is TRUTH

John 17:17 -Sanctify them through thy TRUTH: thy WORD IS TRUTH.

This TRUTH has the power to Sanctify (free mankind from error and lies) those that heard it and believed it. Which is God’s predestined plan for us all, regardless of what some “religious people” would have you to believe.


Ephesians 1:4 According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love: 5HAVING PREDESTINED US unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

He chose us, before forming us, to be HOLY AND WITHOUT BLAME. Please catch that. We all have been predestined to the adoption of Christ to himself, for the good pleasure of God’s will. Which is… TO HAVE ALL SAVED AND COME TO THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE TRUTH AND STATURE OF THE PERFECT MAN (christ)

So, this “TRUTH” came to Jonah. Now, how did it come? Was it a spoken word? Did the clouds literally part, and God say, “YO JONAH GET YOUR SKINNY BUT TO NINEVAH OR ELSE!” Of course not.

We are talking about TRUTH here, and TRUTH is only known as a THOUGHT or the THOUGHTS in our HEAD (thinking). There is the thought of Truth and the thought of Lies. The only way to HEAR (Understand) the TRUTH is to have the revelation of it within. Like a light goes on in your mind, and all of a sudden, YOU GET IT!…. So much for people hearing God LITERALLY speaking to them. God puts his words in our minds, so everything with God is truly happening within, while without there is a physical temporal representation to help us understand what is going on within.

Hebrews 8:10
For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people:

God’s word only comes to us through our MINDS, in our THOUGHTS. God’s word/TRUTH “came” to Jonah, the same way A THOUGHT comes to our mind. It was REVEALED. The thought of TRUTH and his PURPOSE ENTERED HIS MIND and he understood what it was he should do. Or should I say, He thought she should do this or that… He may not have known that the thought was God’s thought, in fact his actions prove he really didn’t know it was God’s will. Because nothing can thwart God’s will, Jonah knew that, all prophets know that, so if he REALLY KNEW it was God’s will for him to go to Ninevah, trust me he would have went. The same is true for us. We get the urge to do this or that, and then we think that can’t be what God wants of me, and our doubt keeps us from doing it and then things happen that eventually force us to do what we thought God didn’t want us to do to begin with. (Make sense? LOL)

Now I know the story reads as if Jonah was having a conversation with God. But God deals with us all the same. God is no respecter of persons. God communicates with us through what we some call our conscience, or through random thoughts that pop into our head. We believe them to be our thoughts, and they are, but God gave us those thoughts. (But I’m not going to explain that in this article, perhaps down the road.)

Sooooooo, Jonah did NOT hear a literal voice talking to him it was the THOUGHTS IN HIS HEAD, which Jonah had come to understand to be GOD. He learned what most of us learn through experience, to tell the difference between God’s truth and Satan’s (our carnal egotistical) lies.

But for those who don’t believe that this is how Jonah understood what he must do then is just look at what the word “CAME” from that 1st scripture means in Hebrew.

Came =”REVEALED, ENTER INTO, DRAW NEAR”.

Cool right? So the TRUTH was REVEALED within Jonah, much as things are revealed to us, about our lives, passions, and things we must do.

But here is where it gets REAL INTERESTING. Let’s look at the name JONAH and what it means. We can learn so much from the meaning of names and JONAH is yet another great example.

In Hebrew JONAH means “DOVE”.

Doves are MESSENGERS, they are the perfect picture of the HOLY SPIRIT, which “brings to remembrance the TRUTH to our heart that Christ spoke us”. Doves only eat SEED and FRUIT, a great symbol of love, truth, and obviously God.

Jonah was a MESSENGER indeed, and THIS DOVE had a Father whose name also opens the eyes of our understanding to this parable.

Jonah (Dove) is the SON of “AMITTAI” which translates into “MY TRUTH”…

Okay so let’s put it all together now.

So Jonah is God’s MESSENGER whose FATHER was GOD’S TRUTH. The TRUTH gave birth to the MESSENGER. (Just a neat little factoid for you all).

So it should be evident now that we are dealing with THOUGHT. And not just the thought of TRUTH revealed within Jonah, but this story is a picture of how the TRUTH/WORD/CHRIST comes to all of us. For we are all SONS AND DAUGHTER of GOD’S TRUTH when we are born again within. You will see this story is as much yours as it is Jonah’s and mine. God speaks to us in our MINDS and HEARTS.


Deuteronomy 6:6
And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be IN YOUR HEART:

The Trick is testing the spirits (thoughts) to see if they be God or not. Now I have a very simple method I use to do this.
1) Does the thought make me feel at peace OR fear? Since God doesn’t give us the spirit of fear, we
know fear is not of God. Only thoughts of peace are from God.
2) Does the thought encourage, forgive, love others?
3) Does this thought stretch me and encourage me to do the
right thing, even though the wrong thing would be easier?

I look at these examples and more, and this is how I know if these “words” be of God or not. And if the thought has me to do harm to anyone or anything I know it ain’t God speaking. God is GOOD all the time, and his thoughts for us are evident. If the thought gives us fear, worry, or dread, it is the voice of the DEAD (Adam/carnal man) or that Father of Lies, SATAN (Carnal man’s mind).


2 Timothy 1:7
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

If the thoughts in our head empower us, help us to love, and we are at peace with these thoughts, they are the WORDS OF GOD (TRUTH)

Okay, moving on.

2Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me.

God’s Messenger of TRUTH knew he had to go to NINEVAH because THE PEOPLE there were a hot mess.

Now, pay attention now because everything is an allegory in scripture. NINEVAH is a symbol of those in the world, and even those THOUGHTS in US that are not rooted in TRUTH.

But let’s check out what NINEVAH MEANS in the native tongue and what their people represent.

NINEVAH means “Abode of NINUS” – An abode/dwelling place/tabernacle – The word abode is the same that is used for God’s spirit which ABIDES with in us… So, the ABODE is the TEMPLE OF something, it should be the temple or dwelling place of GOD, but here we learn in the translation, that Ninevah means the ABODE OF NINUS….

And WHO IS NINUS? You ask… Well get ready, because it is quite a coinky dinky!

NINUS – Child of BAAL — So Ninevah literally means, it is the DWELLING PLACE OF BAAL’S CHILD or CHILDREN. And what is BAAL (Lord)( idolatry)

Baal was the false god that everyone was worshipping. Now here is where it gets a little eery. Let me just describe Baal for you. For this BAAL bull (bull cult) – Think about what is standing outside wall street in New York City… that big old Golden Bull, the worship of money, material things, the temporal… But this BAAL strikes a similar resemblance to a “Son of God” we all know and love, Jesus. So why would so many would worship this false exterior God, BAAL. Well BAAL was said to be the SON OF EL. Jesus is said to the Son of God, same thing. Baal was said to give increase in all areas, harvest, livestock, love life etc. Today preachers teach comes to JESUS and he will give you increase in all the areas of your life… Hhhhmmmn…

The Canaanites were addicted to BAAL worship, where Priests would hold services for him in Temples. The same is true with how many worship Jesus today. But if that ain’t enough, “Baal was born of a virgin. Jesus born of a Virgin. Baal was killed as a propitiation for sin. Jesus was killed for the sins of the world. Baal was gloriously resurrected as God, and Son of God. Jesus resurrected as well. (Now these mythical legends date back 4000 years before Christ!) And check out this vain tradition, each year, the Canaanites celebrated the annual death and resurrection of Baal as a part of their fertility rituals… And yes, we do the same for Jesus. Also Baal was said to come again and defeat all his enemies and REIGN! – Quite a coincidence.

And we wonder why Elijah screamed, Lord they have torn down your altars… EVERYONE was into this LORD worship (Baal). They had statues, paintings, temples, altars, and Elijah looked around and not one stood for the TRUTH of God. I can relate to Elijah.

Isn’t that something? The whole world was mystified by worshipping this BAAL, which or course existed outside of themselves, a BAAL that is soon to come, not a Savior that exists within, but without. Sound’s a lot like the Jesus RELIGION teaches doesn’t it.

Remember Baal’s profits (misspelling on purpose) had to do all sorts of rituals, traditions, chanting, dancing, etc etc… They had to DO STUFF to get THEIR SAVIOR BAAL to answer them. And NOTHING HAPPENED. Because they believed in a SAVIOR that could not save. Like the majority today.


Isaiah 45:20
Assemble yourselves and come; draw near together, ye that are escaped of the nations: they have no knowledge that set up the wood of their graven image, and pray unto a god that cannot save.

How many have fish on their cars, crosses on their necks, jesus rings, etc. etc. Our Savior is not a Man standing 6 feet tall with a rocking beard, piercing blue eyes, etc etc… Our SAVIOR is the SPIRIT OF TRUTH, the WORD OF GOD, God’s SON (CHILD/IMAGE) that LIGHTS everyone from the womb.

But let’s put that behind us, my only point in bringing this up, is that there are many today that believe they are worshipping Jesus, but are in fact worshipping BAAL (a FALSE LORD/JESUS) unknowingly. So test those spirits people. If you are worshipping a PHYSICAL MAN AFTER THE FLESH, and waiting for that PHYSICAL MAN to return, then you may want to rethink some things.


2 Corinthians 5:16
Wherefore henceforth know we no man after the flesh: yea, though we have known Christ after the flesh, yet now henceforth know we him no more.

We need to worship and know JESUS CHRIST as SPIRIT(thoughts of Gods truth) not Flesh. And the HOPE OF THAT GLORY (Revealed mystery) is found WITHIN. Christ IN YOU. Not outside you, coming soon, etc etc.

But I digress,

So God tells Jonah to get over to those meatheads in Nineveh and tell them to repent, and seek GOD within and not without.

I like to think, WHAT IF Jonah’s story was mine? What would happen if one day I just knew (God’s word came to me) that I needed to stand up and tell the world how wrong they were worshipping a Savior that will never save, because it is not the TRUE CHRIST that is only found within.

We hear everyone talking of Christ coming again, as opposed to seeing(understanding) that the TRUTH will be REVEALED again in A REMNANT.

And let me quick point out something from the original text about Jesus coming again, and what that WORD “COME” means.

Matt 24: 23 Then if any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ, or there; believe it not.

When Christ “comes” you won’t literally see a SINGLE MAN. First of all, secondly, how does he “COME” AGAIN?

MATT 23: 27For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

Christ “comes” as POWERFUL BURSTS OF ILLUMINATION. Caused BY FRICTION between HEAVEN AND EARTH. Christ comes as ENLIGHTENMENT. Don’t believe me wait…

Now let me translate the WORD comes for you, as he “COMES” as it was in NOAH’S DAY… The WORD come in HEBREW, means “Presence, Revealed.” —

Look at this sentence to help you better understand this hidden mystery. In SHORT STORY.

“John once believe his Savior was outside of him, but ONE DAY, he CAME TO REALIZE that the SPIRIT OF CHRIST was within.”

This is the way CHRIST COMES (REVEALED, UNVEILED, PRESENCE IS KNOWN)

They shall see (perceive) the Son of man coming in the clouds (witnesses) of heaven (heaven is WITHIN YOU) with power and great glory.

But back to Jonah and what if, if was me, God was telling this too. What if I was supposed to go to some big name Church/Temple/Mosque/Kingdom Hall/etc and stand before them and say… “YOU’RE ALL WRONG and GOD IS GOING TO DESTROY your religion if you don’t repent!”

I would probably do what Jonah did, “Nah! God doesn’t want me to REALLY do that, I’m going to stay as far away from these “Ninevites” (children of Baal = children of idolatry and lies) as possible.

3But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD, and went down to Joppa; and he found a ship going to Tarshish: so he paid the fare thereof, and went down into it, to go with them unto Tarshish from the presence of the LORD.

So the TRUTH of God is revealed to JONAH, and he flees to TARSHISH, which is known to be a MARKET PLACE, where silver, gold, and precious stones and metals are esteemed above everything else.

In Psalms 48, we see that even the KINGS who saw the great TRUTH of God feared and ran away as Jonah did, and guess where too? TARSHISH. It is a symbol of the world, finance, trade, FITTING IN. Like most of us, when we first hear (understand) what we must do, we don’t want to do it, we head in the opposite direction, not toward God, but toward the world and its ways.

4But the LORD sent out a great wind into the sea, and there was a mighty tempest in the sea, so that the ship was like to be broken.

And this is something we should all learn right here and now, for all you FREE WILLERS out there… Sure we have a choice, we choose God’s will eventually :). Because GOD’S WILL, will ALWAYS be done. And it is GOD’S WILL that ALL BE SAVED. And of course I don’t mean saved from some future horror (that doesn’t exist) I mean saved from the hellish thoughts that trouble us in the here and now. God will change people’s hearts, of this I am faithfully sure.

In fact, this was Jonah’s problem to begin with, he knew eventually God would change the Ninivites hearts, he didn’t want to be persecuted and hurt or killed by those who he knew well, that God’s will would be done regardless of what Jonah did. But you see, Jonah needed to be the Messenger he was born to be, and Jonah in fact needed to get over his own fear and bias, and learn something as well.

You see, Jonah could have listened and headed straight for that wicked (ignorant) place and their people. Who knows he might have had some Princess Cruise line to escort him over there, he might have even gotten to sing karaoke on board and dance the night away… BUT! He didn’t listen. HE RAN AWAY FROM GOD. – the reason is, God speaks to us in our thoughts. He probably thought it was a random dumb idea to warn these people. He probably didn’t trust that it was God that was giving him these instructions. Many times this happens to us as well. We are given the desire to speak up and we think of the consequences, and then say, Oh God really wouldn’t want me to do this. Jonah, like us, was a reluctant messenger. He had to REALLY KNOW that this was God’s will, and oh boy did he learn the hard way. There are times many of us don’t do the right thing because we think the consequence for us will stink, but soon we find ourselves in a worse situation doing what we originally thought we couldn’t do, because now, like Jonah WE ARE FORCED TO!

According to most religious leaders out there, if you run from God, GOD WILL LET YOU and then in the end he will BURN YOU FOREVER!

But we see this is not the case. God made sure Jonah would fulfill his purpose. So don’t any of you tell me, we can somehow RUN AWAY FROM GOD’S PLAN IN OUR LIVES. God will bring each of us to our purpose at the exact time we are meant to be there. This is good news. No one can fail. Because God is in control and God is no respecter of persons, what he did for Jonah he does for us.

God does not esteem one better than another as men do, so what he does for Jonah, he does for us. Jonah didn’t want to listen, so a GREAT WIND was sent out into the sea.

Now this is another great allegory –

WIND = Doctrine/teaching – SEA = Carnal Humanity… Proof?

Ephesians 4:14 – That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine

Revelation 17:15 -And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.

Jonah left the TRUTH of God and his PURPOSE to go down to the SEA and do business in Tarshish. This is a picture of how God works all things to his good. Leaving the TRUTH of God is bad, the REBUKE from God is good and returns these “Mariners” back to their intended place. Take a look at this…

Pslams 107 – 23They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters; 24These see the works of the LORD, and his wonders in the deep. 25For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof. 26They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul is melted because of trouble. 27They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wit’s end. 28Then they cry unto the LORD in their trouble, and he bringeth them out of their distresses. 29He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still. 30Then are they glad because they be quiet; so he bringeth them unto their desired haven. 31Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!

Job said, his days of humanity were are swift as a SHIP.

A SHIP is a symbol of the VESSEL (our soul) that carries the CHRIST WITHIN. And when our SHIP enters the SEA (the ways of the world) than we are tossed back and forth, we are troubled and we cry out in those times of trouble. You see, we brought this upon ourselves by not listening to God’s purpose and plan for us to begin with, but the good news is GOD ONLY DOES WHAT HE WILLS… And it is GOD’S will that ALL BE SAVED… Which is why he sent Jonah his MESSENGER OF HIS TRUTH to Nineveh (dwelling place of BAAL’S kids)

5Then the mariners were afraid, and cried every man unto his god, and cast forth the wares that were in the ship into the sea, to lighten it of them. But Jonah was gone down into the sides of the ship; and he lay, and was fast asleep. 6So the shipmaster came to him, and said unto him, What meanest thou, O sleeper? arise, call upon thy God, if so be that God will think upon us, that we perish not.

So the troubles come upon JONAH, and when trouble come upon us, we too find CHRIST fast asleep. (Unconscious) of the distress. As Jonah was.

When you dream, everyone and everything you experience in your dream represents you…

So too, in scripture every detail represents us. Think about it, just like when we are in trouble, we WAKE UP THE CHRIST WITHIN… God help us, we cry! We may even know as Jonah knew what we did wrong to have this stuff brought upon us.

7And they said every one to his fellow, Come, and let us cast lots, that we may know for whose cause this evil is upon us. So they cast lots, and the lot fell upon Jonah. 8Then said they unto him, Tell us, we pray thee, for whose cause this evil is upon us; What is thine occupation? and whence comest thou? what is thy country? and of what people art thou? 9And he said unto them, I am an Hebrew; and I fear the LORD, the God of heaven, which hath made the sea and the dry land. 10Then were the men exceedingly afraid, and said unto him. Why hast thou done this? For the men knew that he fled from the presence of the LORD, because he had told them.

JONAH, the DOVE OF GOD’S TRUTH fled from the presence of the LORD. Want to know who else did this? ADAM (all of MANKIND) –

We have all headed toward TARSHISH, we want to squeak out a living on our terms. We leave God’s WORD and instruction and head toward the world. And the instant our SHIP (soul) hits those waters the CHRIST WITHIN (God’s messenger of TRUTH) falls asleep… Becomes unconscious. Leaving the CARNAL MAN at the HELM. Those that worship MANY GODS.

11Then said they unto him, What shall we do unto thee, that the sea may be calm unto us? for the sea wrought, and was tempestuous.

At this point in our lives, LIFE STINKS! We don’t know what to do, where to go, You see, this story is all about us. The WORLD around us, is crumbling before our eyes, debt is piling, marriages ending, fights, anger, hater, the SEA (man’s worldly thinking and ways) becomes a NIGHTMARE.

Ever wonder why Jesus walked ABOVE the WATERS OF THE WORLD. The TRUTH exists ABOVE the influence and nonsense of the sensual world. And once you take your eyes of the TRUTH, like Peter DID, you fall right back into old ways, thinking, and patterns.

So, the Mariners came to Jonah to wake him up. Much as the disciples did for and to Jesus when the storms arose for them… NOW PLEASE CATCH THE BEAUTY of this next line. You see, GOD’S MESSAGE OF TRUTH (Holy spirit) (Christ within) JONAH/DOVE knows exactly how to calm the STORMS OF OUR LIFE (ship in the sea)

12And he said unto them, Take me up, and cast me forth into the sea; so shall the sea be calm unto you: for I know that for my sake this great tempest is upon you.

DID YOU CATCH THAT? Read it again… this time, I am going to replace a couple of words to help you.

12 Take up THE TRUTH (raise it up, let it be your PRIMARY THOUGHT WITHIN YOU), and cast THE TRUTH into the HEART OF THE WORLD AND MANKIND; and the WORLD WILL NEVER TROUBLE YOU AGAIN…

So why did God send these storms again? TO WAKE UP THE TRUTH WITHIN YOU! Look at what Jonah says…

…for my sake (For THE TRUTH) this great tempest is upon you.

(This is why we see TROUBLE. God sends these STORMS, to GIVE BIRTH TO PREDETERMINED TRUE IDENTITY and PURPOSE in Christ)

READ IT AGAIN.
…for my sake (For THE TRUTH) this great tempest is upon you.

Picture the hard times in our lives as labor pain that attack us, and get so bad that we finally have to give up, bare down, and give birth!

Galatians 4:19
My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you,

Suffering is part of the process. Our suffering is meant to WAKE US UP to the TRUTH of who we are IN CHRIST. To take us OFF THE PATH of the world and put us back on track, with REPENTANCE. (To CHANGE our focus) from the sensual world to the spiritual TRUTH that is within all men from the womb. (John 1)

13Nevertheless the men rowed hard to bring it to the land; but they could not: for the sea wrought, and was tempestuous against them.

Here is where we mess us though. We allow the knucklehead Carnal EGO US to still make the moves. Even after understanding it is our self effort that got us in trouble. We still don’t return to God. We try to FIX it on our own, we still let ADAM handle it.

We screw up by leaving the will of God for our lives and tough times come, and most of us STAY THERE and try to fight against the tide pushing us to where God wants us to be.

A precious friend of mine Elaine Cooke once told me, “Let peace be your umpire”. The Eagle builds its nest so it will soon get uncomfortable for its babies, they get heavy enough and the nest starts cutting into them, they have no choice but to JUMP and FLY! God works the same way in our life. And Jonah is the perfect example of this. You see, God cannot fail. Despite what you have been told or heard, GOD WILL FINISH HIS CREATION IN VICTORY! – That’s written folks.

So if we, like Jonah, say “No way!” and then we head in the opposite direction. God will leave those 99 with him to chase your skinny or wrinkly but down to get you back into the fold.

And oh boy did Jonah get chased down. So much for total free will. Sure we can choose to go in a different direction, IF WE WANT TO SUFFER until we change direction and get back on course. “Church” That is what a good father does in the natural, he corrects. However, GOD IS PERFECT. And God ONLY does what he WILLS (predetermined)

1 Timothy 2:4
Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.

This isn’t lip service. God has a PURPOSE AND PLAN and that is to TURN the CARNAL MAN away from his wicked ways, to CAST OFF his old thinking and to embrace the TRUTH of WHO MANKIND IS, (God created child).

When we leave the TRUTH of God, the straight and narrow, you enter TORMENT and destruction. But that is good news people… because.

Acts 14:22
Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.

This TRIBULATION that we find in the WORLD (mans carnal ways) eventually humbles us and lead us to the TRUTH. Even the most carnal of men will finally give up their fight and do what GOD has told them to do… WE ALL REAP WHAT WE SOW, and we will not leave until we pay the last farthing… (whatever the heck a farthing is!)

So the STORMS in our life come and we have to TAKE UP CHRIST (JONAH) – Take up the TRUTH and cast it INTO OUR TROUBLE SEA (wildly spinning worldly thoughts of worry, fear, hate, lust, etc)

15So they took up Jonah, and cast him forth into the sea: and the sea ceased from her raging.

The INSTANT the MESSAGE of TRUTH is received in the SEA (the hearts of all carnal and worldly men and women) – The troubles cease.
They RAISED UP JONAH, as CHRIST WAS RAISED.

17Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

First let me address these 3 days and 3 nights. A SPIRITUAL TRIMESTER, after the TRIMESTER IS UP CHRIST IS BORN, and you are BORN AGAIN or RESURRECTED.

The GREAT FISH is simple to interpret – It is MANKIND. Once the TRUTH OF CHRIST is cast into the WORLD (mankind’s thoughts) it is SWALLOWED (INGESTED, ASSIMILATED, BECAME ONE WITH)

Jesus said, that we must EAT HIS FLESH and DRINK HIS BLOOD – to become one with him.

The problem is most people don’t know what to do with it. They take the TRUTH OF CHRIST and turn it into a LITERAL CARNAL thing.

Well when the GREAT FISH (Mankind’s EGO) swallowed the TRUTH, it ends up making that FISH SICK.

JONAH CHAPTER TWO

Jonah 2: 1Then Jonah prayed unto the LORD his God out of the fish’s belly,

So for those of you literalists out there, we have YET ANOTHER allegory for you. The word BELLY! And no, this is not speaking of a FISH’S BELLY LITERALLY here, but it is talking about what swallowed up whole the MESSENGER OF GODS TRUTH (Jonah, Christ)

You see the BELLY is another allegory for the SOUL of mankind. The SOUL, our sense of being, don’t believe me?

Proverbs 13:25
The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want.
Psalm 44:25
For our soul is bowed down to the dust: our belly cleaveth unto the earth.
Job 15:35
They conceive mischief, and bring forth vanity, and their belly prepareth deceit.

THE BELLY is the SOUL/sense of being OF MAN. You see this is a picture of the TRUTH OF GOD, being buried deep into the depths of our SOUL. Our SOUL ruling, our SOUL reigning, and the TRUTH/CHRIST/JONAH trapped deep within it.

At first, we pray out of our SOULISH UNDERSTANDING. We may even recite prayers we were taught. We really don’t know how to pray or what to pray for. A great example is when someone hurts us, and we hate them for it, our SOULISH prayer for them is “Lord show them how wrong they are” HA! — What meatheads we are when the TRUTH OF GOD is trapped in our BELLY (inside out SOULISH/CARNAL UNDERSTANDING)

When we become spiritual, our prayer becomes, “Lord teach me what I need to learn from this, forgive me for being angry with them, help me to be light to others, and deliver me from my hate and lusts”

2And said, I cried by reason of mine affliction unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of hell cried I, and thou heardest my voice.

Here is another interesting tid bit, Jonah prayed our of the BELLY OF HELL. Man’s CARNAL SOUL is HELL, it is the place we are sent when we leave the TRUTH of God for Man’s ways. Christ also was sent to HELL (man’s carnal soul) to deliver those trapped there. (Seeing a trend yet?)

3For thou hadst cast me into the deep, in the midst of the seas; and the floods compassed me about: all thy billows and thy waves passed over me. 4Then I said, I am cast out of thy sight; yet I will look again toward thy holy temple. 5The waters compassed me about, even to the soul: the depth closed me round about, the weeds were wrapped about my head.

This is our story “Church” this is what happened to us all. We were all cast into the DEEP, in the midst of WORLDLY LUSTS AND WAYS, and the floods of lies, tradition and vanity passed over our true nature (Christ in us). We were lost, WEEDS (lies) strangling any bit of truth in our minds. We are in HELL indeed, trapped in the carnality of our soul, CORRUPT (ignorant)

6I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; the earth with her bars was about me for ever: yet hast thou brought up my life from corruption, O LORD my God. 7When my soul fainted within me I remembered the LORD: and my prayer came in unto thee, into thine holy temple.

For a moment we, like Jonah, were trapped, the TRUTH OF WHO WE ARE (GOD’S IMAGE AND CHILD) in the prison of our own carnal vanity. But because of our suffering, we begin to see, the VANITY of MANKINDS WAYS.

8They that observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy.

When we follow after LIES, when we pretend that we are in control, and continue on a path of separation (in our thinking) we forsake MERCY, PEACE, AND JOY. We are in control. We can choose the easy road to redemption, by giving in to what God is telling us is true, or we can follow after the world and suffer until we do.

9But I will sacrifice unto thee with the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay that that I have vowed. Salvation is of the LORD. 10And the LORD spake unto the fish, and it vomited out Jonah upon the dry land.
NOTICE THESE WORDS…. ; I will pay that I have vowed. Salvation is of the LORD.

Now for those of you who say, we CHOOSE SALVATION, our WORKS are what get us in… you are like the Men on the Ship rowing and fighting against the storm that God is sending to TURN YOU AROUND (REPENT)

Because SALVATION is not of MAN, it is OF THE LORD!

The instant we realize our “lives” are out of our control, and GOD’S WILL, WILL BE DONE, the instant we say “Not my will Lord, but Yours” – That is the instant CHRIST IS REVEALED from within.

And then the TRUTH can stand on the SHORE (a firmer foundation of TRUTH and Understanding) AND we can then go off and teach others. As Jonah did, hopefully without all the FISH PUKE ON US. Although, we will have remnants of our soulish filth still clinging to us, because we are a work in progress.

JONAH is our story as much as it is his. Learn from Jonah, learn. Don’t continue to follow man toward riches and tradition, be Bold, proclaim GOD’S WILL BE DONE.

That way, if you turn right and it is wrong, you understand God will use your mistake to correct you. It is WIN WIN people. That is the GOOD NEWS, no one FAILS! But if we listen right away and turn the way God intended for us to begin with, then we get to that place without so much as a bad vibe.

We must Love, Forgive, Be Charitable, compassionate, and most importantly we must listen to what the Lord wants of our lives.

If storms arise and things get uncomfortable and no matter how hard you try things aren’t changing. Set your eyes on God, and your situation will change. I hope this simple essay has in some way helped. Much love to you and yours, Jacob