In The Fullness of Time, Part II
There is coming to the remnant of the people of Yahveh, a full redemption in this life. Shaul (Paul) said in I Corinthians 15:22 & 23 the following:
The word translated ‘coming’ is the Greek word Parousia and means "His coming Presence" It doesn’t seem to speak of His coming to take anything or anyone away, but coming to be present. When His Parousia comes, there shall be a full redemption for the waiting remnant.
What does this mean? Yeshua has appeared to me and spoken with me about this many times. As He shares He not only allows me to hear what He is saying, but allows me the privilege of experiencing what He is attempting to teach me. During one of those experiences, Yeshua let me see and comprehend certain parts of His nature and character, after which He put His arm around me at the waist. When He did, it seemed as though the very essence of who I was went down – down and out my feet. It was like someone pulled the cork out of the bottom of a bottle and the liquid, which had been held by the cork, began to empty out the bottom until the bottle was entirely empty. That is what happened to me. It seemed my very person-hood was being emptied out of me. I felt no love, joy, anger, or sorrow. I was emptied of myself. When the emptying was completed everything that was going on inside the Lord began to fill me, thus, I too experienced all that He was experiencing. His nature and character filled every part of my being. I was not experiencing human love, but divine, nor was I experiencing human happiness or joy, but divine. This joy was like an artesian spring bubbling up continually. The love, was not a mushy type of love, but solid and strong like a rock. I was filled with His gentleness, His goodness, His kindness. The nature and character of Yeshua was filling my mind, my heart, and my soul. He was living His life through me. It was so wonderful! I had never experienced anything like this before. My sin nature was gone, and in its place was His divine nature. This is the state of full redemption. It is Messiah in us, the hope of glory. It is being reconciled to live in the prefall condition of soul and fellowship with Yahveh. Yeshua then asked me if I would like to live in that place with Him. He called it ‘union’ That is where I have been heading ever since, as are others who are looking for His parousia (His appearing).
The soul that lives in the state of full redemption, or in full sonship, or full union, are Yahveh’s mature sons. They are those who are made in His image. To see them is to see a reflection of Yeshua Himself. They are meek, as He is meek, humble, as He is humble. Yeshua said, "To see Me is to see the Father. I always do the will of the Father."
Those who are in full union will be said to reflect the Father’s image in such a way as to represent His very person on earth. To see one of them will be to see the nature and character of the Son of God. Further, they will always do what He tells them to do. They will walk in a perfected obedience to the will of the Father. Their love and devotion to the Father will be equal to the Son’s love and devotion when He was here on this earth.
They will come forth from their hiding place bearing the garment of Melchizedek, which in appearance is like unto the garment of the High Priest. In late spring of 1999, I was taken to heaven to be instructed about this magnificent garment. It is extraordinary in its beauty and unmatched in the authority that is given to the believer who bears it. But, only those who have been completed in Messiah will bear the full revelation and authority of this most privileged garment.
I want to briefly describe the garment and its meaning. First, they will bear the robe of blue. This robe is royal blue in color. The color represents the ministry of the Priesthood.
Second, is the ephod, which was multicolored. The colors were gold, blue, purple, scarlet, and white or fine twined linen. The gold represents the apostolic ministry, the purple – the Prophet, the scarlet – the office of the King, the blue – the Priestly Office and the white symbolizes the ministry of the Spirit of Justice which officiates the offices found therein. The ephod bears the breastplate of judgement. Upon this breastplate are the twelve precious stones representing the 12 tribes of Israel. In addition, the ephod carries the two onyx stones, which are born in pouches of spun gold. In the New Covenant it speaks of the Church, which was purchased by way of the cross and therefore covered with His golden splendor. And finally, the Urim and Thummim are carried on the breastplate. The Urim and Thummim represent the voice of Yahveh, which will be released through these very select prophets in these last days.
Those who bear this mantle will operate in revelational gifting knowing the times, seasons, and purposes of Yahveh concerning people, nations, and the Church, such as Messiah Himself bore.
If you would chance to sit under their ministry, you would hear them give people’s names, dates of birth, names of loved ones, and other such pertinent information. In ministering to heads of state, they would be privileged to information that would stagger the mind of their hearer. Yahveh would be willing to give these servants the plans needed to stabilize war torn nations or nations whose economy had been broken to relate to the leaders of these countries. If the counsel were heeded, then Yahveh would effect His purpose and bring the nation into healing. They will be allowed to see the future with crystal clear clarity. They will not be like today’s prophets who prophesy in part, seeing through a glass darkly. Like Samuel, Yahveh will not let any of their words fall to the ground.
The last piece of the garment is the turban, which reads "Holiness unto the Lord" They will bear this for they will be totally separated unto Yahveh. They will have no part in the world, and the world will have no part in them. Their mind will be Yeshua’s mind; His heart their heart. He will be living His life out through them. As Shaul (Paul) said, "It is no longer I that liveth, but Messiah that liveth in me. Further, by Yeshua and His cross, I have been crucified to the world and the world to me." These individuals will be fully owned by the Lord, hence "Holiness unto the Lord."
These anointed vessels will be unlike anything we have ever seen before. They will bear the meekness and humility of Yeshua Himself. For this reason they will be spoken of as the "crucified ones." Upon their emergence, they will have passed through a fiery furnace that is ordained for none but these sacred vessels. The fires will be so intense that it will take an extraordinary grace to endure this fiery affliction for which they have been prepared all their lives. Through this most sacred trial they will be expunged of the sinful nature and will be purified of all self-interests arising from the self-life. When they arise from this furnace of affliction, they will bear the nature and character of Messiah in love and gentleness. Yeshua said, "The evil one comes and he has no part in Me." The same will be true of these holy men and women. They will be a gift of divine love from the Father to His Church.
Many of these men and women will operate in all four ministry offices, the apostle, the prophet, the kingship and the priestly anointing. Some will flow in two or three. But whatever the case, it will be for the building up of the Church in love.
As to the apostle, he will operate in the powers of the ages to come, with such authority and might as will beggar description. He will speak creative words, rule the elements of nature as Moses did, plant Churches and will be used by Yahveh to restructure the Church, putting ministries that are out of order in their proper place. This will make the body strong for the times ahead. Further, they like the prophets will be taken behind the veil to see and hear the plans and purposes of Yeshua for the world, His Church and Israel.
The prophets will be people of great valor such as we see in Elijah and John the Baptist. They, like the apostle will bear the Kingdom government and will facilitate the release of the era of manchild, wherein the body will flow in the power and authority of the Head as it was meant to be. Again, they too shall operate in revelational gifting, creative words and the powers of the ages to come, for the building up of the body in love.
The Kingship anointing will be granted to rule over the higher principalities and powers and the affairs of Yahveh in the earth. They shall rule the kingdoms of the world with the rod of iron according to the design and will of Him who has called and anointed them. Their word will stand as though the King Himself had spoken.
The priestly anointing will be given in this higher level for the purpose of intercession and reconciliation of the nations, that whoever will may come.
Through these lofty vessels the true Gospel will be sent forth free from error and corruption. Hence, will follow the healing of the nations by divine love and incorruptible fire through which all will pass in this final hour.
The Ark of His Presence
Once fully adorned the High Priest would enter into the Holy of Holies to minister before the Lord who dwelled over the Ark of the Covenant. This is also a picture of things to come. The Lord is in the last days going to open the testimony of Yeshua Messiah hidden in the Ark. The words best depicting this graphic and powerful release is "The revealing of the Fatherhood of Yahveh, through His Son Yeshua Messiah." This He will do by revealing His Son as the chosen Messiah, redeemer of the Church and Israel, and judge of the whole earth. There is such high and holy revelation of Messiah that has been sealed away, held in reserve for the last days Church, and it will be released in this hour. To experience these holy revelations is to experience ever increasing fullness of the covenant. The Church will be amazed at the minute and foundational elements of the covenant that we now walk in, as we begin to enter into what is about to be revealed, and manifested on the earth.
The Ark of the Covenant not only represents the revelation of Messiah, but it also represents the power of God amidst His people. The Church, Israel, and the world have yet to see the manifested power of God as it can be. Though we know in our understanding that He created all things, and that He holds the worlds together by the power of His Word, still, seeing His creative power is something entirely different. It can be truly astounding. We will see the creative power of God in an unprecedented way through His people. The halting and the lame, the withered and the maimed will be healed. Further, we will see miracles with the elements of nature and inanament objects. Signs and wonders that will stagger the mind will occur every day. The sick will be healed and the dead will be raised all to the glory of the Son. Those who have been prepared will be given the power of the creative word.
This brings me to the next point. We will behold His glory and the glory of His kingdom. The glory of the transfiguration of our Lord will be made manifest in these last days to those for whom it has been prepared. As Moses beheld the Father’s glory so will many in His Church. Many aspects of the kingdom of Heaven that were once hidden will be revealed in these last days. All this together will take the Church a quantum leap higher into the life of the Spirit and the manifested glory.
THE VIRGIN CHURCH
The restoration of the Ark of Covenant will signal the unveiling of the virgin Church. These will be the hundred and forty four thousand depicted in the book of Revelation.
And I looked, and lo, a Lamb stood on the mount Zion, and with him a hundred and forty four thousand, having his Father’s name written in their foreheads. And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of the sounds of many waters and the voice of the sounds of a great thunder: and I heard the voice of Harpers harping with their harps. And they sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before the four beasts and the elders: and no man could learn that song but hundred and forty four thousand, which were redeemed from earth. These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the whithersoever he goeth. These were redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and unto the Lamb. And in their mouth was found no guile: for they are without fault before the throne of God. Revelation 14:1-5
One hundred and forty four thousand is simply the number of the Bride. Those who are part of this bridal company will be pure as a virgin bride. She will have passed through the purifying fires of the Spirit of the Holy One (Ruach HaKodesh) and will arise as a chaste bride filled with divine love and humility. The sin nature will be dead so she will be found without guile. Her heart so pure, will resemble the fire through which she has passed. Upon her head will be her Father’s name, that none will know save He Himself. She will rule and reign with Yeshua while here on this earth. Therefore the Scripture in Ephesians 2:4-7 will through this devout bride be fulfilled. To her will be given the secret of the ages, and the treasures of the Kingdom to come, a gift held in reserve for edification of the Church in these last days. She will bear the glory of her divine Spouse as none other this side of heaven. Where she, is the Ark of the Testimony will be seen manifesting itself in full power and glory as allowable this side of heaven. Through her the everlasting Gospel will be spread throughout the whole earth. She will be comprised of Jew and Gentile alike. Through her we will see the glorious effulgence of the one new man.
She will be known as the mother of the true Church, the earthly image of the New Jerusalem, which is in Heaven. This new creation will be full of the wisdom of Yahveh, the seven spirits of Elohim (God) being given to her for the enrichment of the Kingdom.
In a most wonderful visitation of Yeshua, I was allowed to experience life deplete of the sin nature and filled with the seven Spirits of Elohim. I walked in a totally different sphere of existence. I no longer thought about Yeshua. Yeshua filled every part of my being and thought through my mind. I walked in His wisdom, His knowledge, His fear of the Lord. I lived in His power and might, and His Spirit filled my very soul. His humility and meekness filled my heart and mind. I knew that anything I would say and believe would happen. For instance, if I said to that mountain, "Be thou removed and be cast into the sea," I knew it would occur just as I said. Therefore I was careful to say and do only what I saw Him say and do.
I have been given the gift of the seven spirits of Elohim already. However, I have not yet been submerged into the total life of the Spirit of Elohim such as Yeshua walked in. In this total submergence is the full release of the seven spirits of Elohim. This will constitute the power and life of this new virgin Church. All the old nature will have experientially passed away. The new life of Yeshua will reign supreme in this full expression of Yahveh to the dark world.
NEW EXPRESSIONS OF THE OLD
We will see the old mantels come to knew life in this New Jerusalem. The Mantels of Moses, David, Joseph, Elijah, Esther, Boaz (the Kinsmen Redeemer) Stephen, Paul, etc. will return with an elevated power and authority. In fact, about every Old and New Covenant mantel will be restored to the Church in this last and epoch days move. This will make this one new man, consisting of Jew and Gentile a heavenly marvel upon the earth. The Fatherhood of Elohim will be made manifest as never before through this powerful tabernacle of glory.
The mantel of King David will usher forth the mighty men of David full of power and glory to purify the Church. Then will come the worship, unity, wealth, and glorious miracles ordained to flow from this magnanimous presence of Yahveh in the midst of His people. By this awesome display of Yahveh the eyes of His people Israel will be opened. Like Jonah coming forth out of the belly of the fish, the Jew will come forth out of the nations ready to speak the oracles of Elohim to a lost and dying world. They will bring up the rear in glory and great splendor, like stars born in due season carrying the Gospel to the ends of the earth.