The Manifestation

Of the Sons of God

By George Kirkpatrick

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Forward:

 

“For verily I say unto you, That many prophets and righteous men have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard them.” Matthew 13:17

Today, all of creation is awaiting the birthing of the manifested sons of God. 

This book is addressed to the firstfruit company, those selected of God for this end time calling.  Many books have been written to the called and chosen, but this book is written to the ruling and reigning sons of God, the true five-fold ministry, and their destiny to lead all of God’s children, the called and chosen into the coming Kingdom of God. This coming five-fold ministry of God did not break forth in the first six days of creation, but will manifest itself at the dawning of the seventh day.

God has raised up a few fathers with the Kingdom message. These are the Elijah ministries bringing forth the double portion Elisha ministry in the earth. Those, upon whom the early and latter rain will come upon, will go forth in power, reclaiming that which rightfully belongs in the Father's Kingdom. It will be those who have the true Word of God in their mouths.

God has kept this mystery sealed up since the world began, and He is revealing this mystery to His people at the end of the age.

Beloved, we are about to embark on the greatest time history has ever witnessed, and that is the birthing of the manifested sons of God, the Lord’s firstfruit company,  the 144,000 who have not been defiled with women, the apostate church system. This firstfruit company are those who have followed the Lamb wherever He goeth. In the book of Revelation, John was given a vision of this firstfruit company.

“And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the Mount Sion, and with Him an hundred forty and four thousand, having His Father’s name written in their foreheads.  

These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever He goeth. These were redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb.  And in their mouth was found no guile: for they are without fault before the throne of God.” Revelation 14:1, and verses 4 & 5

The manifested sons of God is the Elisha Double Portion Ministry that is about to break forth upon the earth. It is the Elisha ministry, the manifested sons of God who will rule and reign with Christ for one thousand years, and after that, eternity. These ministries have never been manifested in their full power. Today, we begin to recognize these ministries in the body of Christ, but they are still a little hand ministry that is beginning to bring forth the glory of God to the Body of Christ. The storm that is coming from these ministries has not yet been manifested in the earth. We pray this book is an encouragement to you as you press toward this high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

 

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The Manifested

Sons of God

 

Introduction

 

"For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifesttation of the sons of God." Romans 8:19

The writer of the book of Hebrews recorded God's revelation:

"For it became Him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings." Hebrews 2:10

God is going to bring many sons into glory. Those sons include those whom He has given power to become the sons, and also those sons from every generation who have remained faithful in keeping the Father's commandments, doing the work of the ministry, and laboring in the field with no recognition. The sons who have never left the Father's house are the manifested sons of God that were with Him from the foundation of the earth. The whole creation is waiting for the manifestation of the sons of God. When the glory God has promised shines upon His creation, then God's true sons will be made manifest. Praise God for this glorious day that lies directly ahead of us.

The word manifested means "to be revealed, to uncover, to lay bare." In Thayer's Greek English Lexicon of the New Testament, it relates that the word manifestation means "persons hitherto withdrawn from view are made visible to all". The manifestation of the sons of God is when God reveals His power and glory in these sons that were with the Father from the beginning to walk into that new day, to restore that which was lost in the fall of His creation.

Paul wrote, "...the earnest expectation of the creature..."   The word translated creature is KTISIS, or "creation"; or, it is the earnest expectation of the whole creation that is waiting for the revealing of God's manifested sons in the earth, those who have been hidden since the foundation of the world, who have never left the Father's house, who have followed their Father's commandments, and have labored in the field to bring in the harvest of this last hour of time. Paul prefaced his revelation of the manifested sons by disclosing:

"For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us." Romans 8:18

The sufferings of this present time are nothing when we consider the glory, the power, the revelation that God is going to reveal in these manifested sons, those who will inherit all things the Father has to give. This manifestation of the sons of God will occur when God reveals the fathers whom He has known from the beginning. These will be the progenitors of God's new society in His Kingdom. These will be the fathers who have learned to operate in God's Kingdom principles and are able to teach His ways to others. Jesus spoke of these fathers to His disciples:

"And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom His Lord shall make ruler over His household, to give them their portion of meat in due season? Blessed is that servant, whom His Lord when He cometh shall find so doing. Of a truth I say unto you, that He will make him ruler over all that He hath." Luke 12:42-44

God is beginning to manifest His sons as the end of the age draws to a close. Paul seemed to have clear understanding of the age in which we live, when he wrote to the Ephesians:

"For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them." Ephesians 2:10

We are the workmanship of God's hands. We are created in Christ Jesus and God has ordained the way wherein we should walk. As this age comes to a close, we have the opportunity to walk into all that Christ Jesus created.

 

Chapter One

 

The Birthing of God’s Manifested Sons

 

When a woman is bringing forth new life into the world, her birth pangs begin easy and far apart; but the closer the time of delivery, the closer and harder the birth pangs become; until the water breaks and the child comes forth. In any normal birth, the first thing that appears is the head. It is no different in birthing the manchild; we must first recognize the head, Christ Jesus. When the head is in place, then the birth can proceed. [see the book “Christ Jesus” by George Kirkpatrick]

The birth of Jesus Christ was the most important event in the history of mankind.

"And the angel said unto them: Fear not! For behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.  And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, Glory to God in the highest, and on earth, peace, good will toward men." Luke 2:10-11; 13-14

The glorious, long awaited birth of Jesus Christ our Lord had come to man. He was the perfect example of God's love, and through Him, God's manifested love was brought forth to all mankind.

"In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent His only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through Him."  I John 4:9

"For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and shew unto you that eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us; That which we have seen and heard declare we unto you, that ye also may have fellowship with us; and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with His Son Jesus Christ." I John 1:2-3

Another son is about to be born, like unto the Son of God. We must ask ourselves, "Is the church today ready to bring forth this son? The whole earth is crying out for the church to bring forth God's manifested sons. Where is the True Church who is allowing the Holy Spirit, the Father, to overshadow their being? What is being birthed in the church today? Are we preparing to become that for which all mankind is crying out for? Hear Paul's cry:

"For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God." Romans 8:19

There are many barren women (churches) today, as Hannah, who are crying for God's sons to come forth, that they might present them fully to the Lord. Hear Hannah's cry:

"And she was in bitterness of soul, and prayed unto the Lord, and wept sore. And she vowed a vow, and said, O Lord of hosts, if Thou wilt indeed look on the affliction of Thine handmaid, and remember me, and not forget Thine handmaid, but wilt give unto Thine handmaid a man child, then I will give him unto the Lord all the days of his life, and there shall no razor come upon his head."  I Samuel 1:10-11

Will you as Hannah, in the affliction of your soul, cry out for the man child to come forth in the earth?

Where are the "Rachel's" (the true churches) today who are crying for those who are not:

"In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not."  Matthew 2:18

Will not God avenge those who destroy what God is trying to bring forth in the earth?

"For I have heard a voice as of a woman (the church) in travail, and the anguish as of her that bringeth forth her first child, the voice of the daughter (the church) of Zion, that bewaileth herself, that spreadeth her hands, saying, Woe is me now! For my soul is wearied because of murderers."  Jeremiah 4:31

Spiritual abortion is rampant in the church today. Ask yourselves, "Where are the Hannah's and Rachel's today who are teaching the daughters of Zion to bring forth God's manifested righteous sons?"

"Yet hear the Word of the Lord, O ye women (the church), and let your ear receive the Word of His mouth, and teach your daughters wailing, and every one her neighbour lamentation. For death is come up into our windows, and is entered into our palaces, to cut off the children from without, and the young men from the streets." Jeremiah 9:20-21

O ye women, begin to hear the Word of God from His mouth. Where is God's true church today, whose only desire is to bring forth children of obedience, even if it means their own death as Rachel?

"And they journeyed from Bethel; and there was but a little way to come to Ephrath: and Rachel travailed, and she had hard labour. And it came to pass, when she was in hard labour, that the midwife said unto her, Fear not; thou shalt have this son also. And it came to pass, as her soul was in departing, for she died that she called his name Benoni: but his father called him Benjamin."  Genesis 35:16-18

Where are the Benjamin's, Rachel gave her life to bring forth? The name Benjamin means "son of my right hand." God is about to bring forth another son, like unto His Son. Will you, as the True Church, the True Mother, be ready to bring forth this son, also?

Yes, the True Church is in travail with the Manifested Sons of God and is about to bring forth a son, like unto the Son of God. This Spiritual birthing process must come forth. This new man created in righteousness and true holiness must become evident for all mankind to see.  

 

Chapter Two

 

The Manchild Company

 

The prophet Isaiah wrote about the woman (the true church) as being with child: 

"Like as a woman with child, that draweth near the time of her delivery, is in pain, and crieth out in her pangs; so have we been in Thy sight, O Lord." Isaiah 26:17 

The manchild is about to come forth. That manchild is being formed in His body today. Paul prayed for the Galatians that Christ would be formed in them,  Galatians 4:19. Christ is being formed in God's body today. The body is in labour pains (travail). They realize something is about to take place, but they are not sure what is going to be brought forth. They are crying out to the Father for deliverance, but no deliverance has come forth as yet. Isaiah continued:

"We have been with child, we have been in pain, we have as it were brought forth wind; we have not wrought any deliverance in the earth; neither have the inhabitants of the world fallen."  Isaiah 26:18

The body is in pain. It has demanded separation. Those who are travailing in the Spirit, for what God is going to bring to birth in the earth, have had to separate themselves from the world, friends, mother, father, sister, brothers, and the old church system, to become part of this birthing process. Jesus stated:

"So likewise, whosoever he be of you that forsaketh not all that he hath, he cannot be My disciple."  Luke 14:33

Those who are going to bring forth the manchild have forsaken all, and are travailing for those who, in their complacency, have ignored the shaking that God is doing in their lives. Isaiah wrote, "We have been in pain. We have brought forth wind". All those who have tried to bring forth the manchild company have only brought forth wind. They have not wrought deliverance in the earth. Man cannot bring this manchild company to birth. This can only be brought forth by and through the Spirit of God as we yield our members to Him to be changed again into His image and likeness. This will happen as we submit to the cloven tongues cleansing fire that came on the Day of Pentecost. 

"And he that overcometh, and keepeth My works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations:  And he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter shall they be broken to shivers: even as I received of My Father."  Revelation 2:26-27 

The woman, the overcoming church, is about to birth the manchild overcomers who will rule and reign with Christ one thousand years upon the earth. These will shine as lights in God's firmament.

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

This woman was in travail, about to birth something the world had never seen:

"And she brought forth a manchild, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and to His throne." Revelation 12:5

The woman, the true church, was going to birth the Manchild Company who would rule all nations with a rod of iron. Let us review the meaning of the word manchild:

"those whom God esteems as sons, whom He loves, protects and benefits above others; those whose character God, as a loving Father, shapes by chastisements, those who revere God as their Father, the pious worshipers of God, those who in character and life resemble God, those who are governed by the Spirit of God, repose the same calm and joyful trust in God which children do in their parents”

This is the manchild the sun-clad woman brings forth, the manifested sons of God. We find by this definition there are seven requirements to be in this Manchild Company:

1  Those who have attained to the character of God

2  Those who have been shaped and molded through chastisement

3  Those who worship God as the Father in Spirit and truth

4  Those whose life resembles Jesus

5  Those who are led totally by the Holy Spirit

6  Those whose trust is completely in God

7  Those who are obedient to the Father's will in every aspect of their lives

Jesus gives us insight into these manifested sons in His revelation to John. As Jesus related, this Manchild Company was caught up unto God and His throne, Revelation 12:5.

"And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the Mount Sion, and with Him an hundred forty and four thousand, having His Father's name written in their foreheads. And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice 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 the hundred and forty and four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth. These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever He goeth. These were redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb. And in their mouth was found no guile: for they are without fault BEFORE THE THRONE OF GOD." Revelation 14:1-5

These are the same one hundred and forty-four thousand sealed in Revelation, chapter seven. As we come to a Spiritual understanding of God's number system, we know twelve is God's number of perfect government. Jesus had twelve disciples. There were also twelve apostles. On the day of Pentecost there were one hundred and twenty in the upper room: 12 x 10, or 120. When we look at one hundred and forty-four thousand, this is 12 x 12 x 1000 which is to reveal God's perfect government. The one hundred and forty-four thousand are the Holy of Holies saints God will set up to rule on the earth for one thousand years.

Then, as Jesus related, the Manchild Company was caught up to God and His throne, Revelation 12:5. To look further at these one hundred and forty-four thousand, we also find that they had the Father's name written in their foreheads. To understand this we must look at the sealing of the one hundred and forty-four thousand:

"And after these things I saw four angels standing on the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds of the earth, that the wind should not blow on the earth, nor on the sea, nor on any tree. And I saw another angel ascending from the east, having the seal of the living God: and he cried with a loud voice to the four angels, to whom it was given to hurt the earth and the sea, Saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, till we have sealed the servants of our God in their foreheads. And I heard the number of them which were sealed: and there were sealed an hundred and forty and four thousand of all the tribes of the children of Israel." Revelation 7:1-4

These one hundred and forty-four thousand were sealed with the seal of the living God (the Father's seal). The angel declared those who were sealed were of the tribes of the children of Israel. Those who were sealed were not natural Israel, because there was no tribe of Dan or Ephraim. These tribes had been eliminated because Jeroboam had set up his idol calves in Dan and Ephraim. Those who are sealed in verse 4 are God's Spiritual tribes who walk in, and live by, His Spirit.

We further discover this group was not defiled with women (the apostate church system). These were not part of the church system, and were free from the religious spirit so prevalent in the church today.

Finally we discover this Manchild Company was made up of male virgins who followed the Lamb where ever He sent them. These are those who walk in the Spirit and are obedient to His Word. Jesus was the Word made flesh. The Manchild Company are those who were flesh, but have become the Word.

The Manchild Company is God's Firstfruit Company. The word firstfruit is also an interesting word. It means "persons superior in excellence to others of the same class." The word used for firstfruits is derived from two Greek words: APO which means "separation" and ARCHOMAI which means "chief leader, ruler." So the Firstfruit Company are those superior in excellence, who are totally separated unto God, and have chief leadership and rulership abilities.

The one hundred and forty-four thousand have no guile or deceit in their mouths. This was only said of two other people in the Bible: Nathanael and Jesus. Deceit is the lowest form of lying. Deceit is when we say something to give a false impression of our intent. The one hundred and forty-four thousand are without fault before God and His throne. These are blameless and without rebuke before their God whom they serve faithfully. These have all seven of the qualifications of the Manchild Company.

This Manchild Company is compared to the High Priest in the Tabernacle. As the High Priest, this Manchild Company will rule and reign around the throne of God. Only the High Priest could enter into the Holy of Holies into the presence of God. If any other priest entered into the Holy of Holies, they would be struck dead. On the skirt of the High Priest's robes were golden pomegranates and bells. A series of pomegranates and bells circled his whole garment. Legend has it that a rope was tied to the priest's leg, and if there was sin in his life that was unatoned for when he entered the Holy of Holies, he would be struck dead, and the other priests were to drag his body out of the Holy of Holies. They could not enter in to retrieve the dead high priest's body. Only those without sin can and will enter into the Holy of Holies.

As stated before this Manchild Company was caught up to God and His throne. When asking most who call themselves Christians where God's throne is, the forth-coming answer is, "His throne is in heaven." As we consider God's throne, we know it is a place where the King has authority. If Christ is omnipresent and He is, then He is everywhere at the same time. So we must ask ourselves, "Where is God when He is not in all authority?" If the answer would be He is in all authority wherever He is, then we must come to the conclusion His throne is also everywhere, or omni-present. Once we come to this conclusion, we realize that heaven is not a physical place, it is a Spiritual position we attain to. Paul related a Spiritual truth to the church at Ephesus:

"Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;) And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus." Ephesians 2:5-6

The word quickened means "to make alive." Those who are made alive by the Spirit are already seated in heavenly places in Christ Jesus. Christ Jesus is the risen, glorified Christ (the Father). Those who recognize Him in His present position are already seated with Him in the heavenly places. When we sit, it means we have entered into the Lord's rest, and have ceased from our own works to do His will, Hebrews 4:10. The Manchild Company are these vessels of gold who have ceased from their own labors, and have entered into God's rest. 

God has a people who are prepared and will enter into the Marriage Supper of the Lamb. They will come from every corner of the earth, from every walk of life, from every color and language. These are those who have sought a relationship with their God and have been true to their calling. These have been sealed by their God. This sealing was revealed to John on the Isle of Patmos.

"Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of My God, and He shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of My God, and the name of the city of My God, which is New Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from My God: and I will write upon him My new name." Revelation 3:12

God is about to bring forth His new creation man into the earth, those who have been shaken awake and together.

We must submit to the Spiritual shaking that will awaken us from the Adam sleep that all God's creation has fallen into. Then we will be raised from that dust nature which is the serpent's meat, Isaiah 65:25.

As you yield to the cleansing fire of the Spirit those dead things will be cast out and trampled under foot. When these things begin to happen in our lives, then God will begin to change us into the image we see in the mirror, which is revealed in His Word from glory to glory. Isaiah spoke of this time in the body of Christ:

"Awake, Awake; put on thy strength, O Zion; put on thy beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city: for henceforth there shall no more come into thee the uncircumcised and the unclean." Isaiah 52:1

God is shaking His people awake. He desires for you to put on your strength. Our strength is our power. Paul revealed this power to the Corinthians:

". . . Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God." I Corinthians 1:24

Christ, the Holy Spirit, is the power of God in our lives. We must allow the cleansing fires of the Holy Spirit to bring this change that is so necessary if we are to put on our beautiful garments, our pure, white, linen robes of righteousness. 

 

Chapter Three

 

The Elisha

Double Portion Ministry

 

The manifested sons of God is the Elisha Double Portion Ministry that is about to break forth upon the earth. It is the Elisha ministry, the manifested sons of God who will rule and reign with Christ for one thousand years, and after that, eternity. These ministries have never been manifested in their full power. Today, we begin to recognize these ministries in the body of Christ, but they are still a little hand ministry that is beginning to bring forth the glory of God to the Body of Christ. The storm that is coming from these  ministries is not yet manifested in the earth.

". . . and he (Elijah) said, Go up, say unto Ahab, Prepare thy chariot, and get thee down, that the rain stop thee not." I Kings 18:44c

Elijah told Ahab he had better flee before this storm stopped him. Ahab had seen the miracles but did not repent. Those who see the coming miracles, but have not repented, will flee before this revealed glory of the little hand ministry when it breaks forth in all its power and authority upon the earth. Peter, who holds the keys to the Kingdom, reveals:

"Beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day." II Peter 3:8

The little hand ministry did not break forth in the first six days of creation, but will manifest itself the seventh day. It was the seventh time that the servant saw the little hand of ministry. This is the day of total separation of the holy from the profane. Ezekiel saw our day:

“Her priests have violated My law, and have profaned Mine holy things: they have put no difference between the holy and profane, neither have they shewed difference between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from My sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.  Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.  And her prophets have daubed them with untempered morter, seeing vanity, and divining lies unto them, saying, Thus saith the Lord GOD, when the LORD hath not spoken.  The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery, and have vexed the poor and needy: yea, they have oppressed the stranger wrongfully.

 And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none. Ezekiel 22:26 – 30

 

 

What a pronouncement on this end time generation!

The whole earth is crying out for deliverance.

When will  this manifested son ministry break forth?

 

 

"And it came to pass in the mean while, that the heaven was black with clouds, and wind, and there was a great rain. And Ahab rode, and went to Jezreel." I Kings 18:45

It was a day of darkness. The day of darkness is directly ahead. God is about to break forth with an anointing that the world has never seen. Those who will not fall on their faces and proclaim "He is God, He is God", will flee from it.

When the storm came, Elijah was so empowered by the Spirit that he outran the best horses in the kingdom and beat Ahab to Jezreel.

God is unfolding the Elijah ministry in all its power and glory in the earth today. This will be God's anointing, that even the early church did not receive. The Elijah ministry is to bring forth the Manifested Sons Ministry; the Double Portion Elisha ministry. This is when the Spirit will be poured out without measure, as Jesus received, that we may do the greater works.

When Elijah was taken off the earth, the Elisha ministry began. There is not one miracle accredited to Elisha while the Elijah ministry existed. When the day came for Elijah to be translated, all the people of God knew it. Elijah and Elisha were at Gilgal and Elijah told Elisha to stay there; that he had to go to Bethel, II Kings 2:2. But Elisha said he would not leave Elijah. In our walk with the Lord, there are many places where we can stop, but if we are to come to the place of Elisha, we must continue all the way.

The sons of the prophets (God's people) knew Elijah would be taken that day. When Elijah and Elisha came to Bethel, the same offer was made to Elisha. But he continued on to the Jordan. The same offer was made at the Jordan. The sons of the prophets knew that the day of Elisha was at hand. Elijah parted the waters and he and Elisha crossed over on dry ground. God gives us the chance to turn back at every intersection. But if we are to cross that river of death on to dry ground, we must not turn back or even aside. We must keep our eyes on Elijah (My God, Jehovah).

When Elisha would not turn back or tarry, then Elijah asked Elisha what he desired.

"And it came to pass, when they were gone over, that Elijah said unto Elisha, Ask what I shall do for thee, before I be taken away from thee. And Elisha said, I pray thee, let a double portion of thy spirit be upon me. And he said, Thou hast asked a hard thing: Nevertheless, if thou see me when I am taken from thee, it shall be so unto thee; but if not, it shall not be so." II Kings 2:9-10

Elisha never took his eyes off Elijah. He never turned aside, but continued to the end of Elijah's walk.

"And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and parted them both asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven. And Elisha saw it, and he cried, My Father, My Father, the chariot of Israel, and the horsemen thereof. And he saw him no more: and he took hold of his own clothes, and rent them in two pieces." II Kings 2:11-12

 

 

Elisha cried,

"My Father, My Father!"

 

 

God has raised up a few fathers with the Kingdom Message. These are the Elijah ministries bringing forth the Double Portion Elisha ministry in the earth. The Elishas, those upon whom the early and latter rain will come upon, will go forth in power, reclaiming that which rightfully belongs in the Father's Kingdom. It will be those who have the true Word of God in their mouths.

When the Elijah mantle falls upon them, they will be recognized. But before the Elijah mantle can be put on, the old cloth (the flesh) must be rent in two and shed. The Elijah mantle will not hide the flesh. The flesh must be gone. When Elisha parted the Jordan the second time, those same sons of the prophets saw a difference in Elisha.

"And when the sons of the prophets which were to view at Jericho saw him, they said, The spirit of Elijah doth rest on Elisha. And they came to meet him, and bowed themselves to the ground before him." II Kings 2:15

Isaiah prophesied about the manifested sons of God:

"The sons also of them that afflicted thee shall come bending unto thee; and all they that despised thee shall bow themselves down at the soles of thy feet; and they shall call thee, The city of the Lord, The Zion of the Holy One of Israel." Isaiah 60:14

The sons of the prophets recognized the Elijah mantle, but there was a greater anointing. There is no record of the sons of the prophets bowing down to Elijah. But they did bow to the anointing that was upon Elisha, and they will bow to the anointing which is coming upon the manifested sons of God.

The Elijah ministry is proclaiming the coming of these sons, but before the Elijah mantle can rest upon anyone, the flesh must be subject to the Spirit. We must become that sacrifice Elijah built on Mt. Carmel. We must be consumed by God. Only that which He produced in the earth must be seen. All the prophets of Baal must be destroyed in our lives. Only then will the Elijah mantle fall into place.

There is a day, and that day is at hand. We are at the end of the sixth day. The seventh day of creation is about to break forth in all God's glory. It is the seventh day that the little hand ministry will come forth as a storm upon the earth. The Elijah mantle will rest upon those who have come to that place in God; the Elishas who are falling on their faces and proclaiming, "He is God! He is God!"

 

 

Chapter Four

 

Who Shall Declare

His Generation?

 

The Apostle Luke recorded in the book of Acts.

"In His humiliation, His judgment was taken away: and who shall declare His generation: for His life is taken from the earth." Acts 8:33

Who shall declare His generation, the generation of sons who were with Him when He laid the foundation of the earth? Paul spoke much about these manifested sons. To the church at Rome, Paul wrote:

"And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to His purpose." Romans 8:28

God has a purpose for each one He has called. Paul continues:

"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." Romans 8:29

Those God foreknew, He predestined. The word foreknew means "to have the knowledge of beforehand."

The word predestined means "God has decreed from eternity past, and to appoint beforehand."

God predestined those He knew from the beginning to be conformed into the image of His Son, that He may be the firstborn of many brethren. This was not the end of Paul's revelation to the Romans:

"Moreover whom He did predestinate, them He also called: and whom He called, them He also justified; and whom He justified, them He also glorified." Romans 8:30

Those God predestined, He called. The word called means "to give a name." This was part of Jesus' revelation to John on the Isle of Patmos. Jesus revealed that a name would be given to them who have this destiny:

"And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the Mount Sion, and with Him an hundred forty and four thousand, having His Father's name written in their foreheads." Revelation 14:1

The one hundred and forty-four thousand are the sons of God who have the Father's name written in their foreheads. The Father is the Holy Spirit. These have God's sign of ownership in their foreheads. These have been redeemed from the earth. These have overcome their earthly existence, and as Jesus revealed unto John, these follow the Lamb where ever He goes. These, as Jesus revealed, have not been defiled by women (the church system). These become the firstfruit company to God and the Lamb.

An unknown Psalmist wrote about the generation of the righteous:

"This shall be written for the generation to come: and the people which shall be created shall praise the Lord." Psalm 102:18

We are that generation who was created by God to praise His holy name. Another unknown Psalmist declared:

"His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright shall be blessed." Psalm 112:2

God's seed are those who operate their lives by the direction given them by the Holy Spirit. And as the promise reads, "The upright shall be blessed."   

Asaph also declares this generation:

"That the generation to come might know them, even the children which should be born; who should arise and declare them to their children. That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep His commandments: And might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation; a generation that set not their heart aright, and whose spirit was not stedfast with God." Psalm 78:6-8

Those whom God called, sanctified, justified, and glorified were not of the rebellious generation. The righteous have their hearts set towards God and their spirit is steadfast in God.

The generation of the righteous are given many great and wonderful promises. The generation God called from the beginning will be empowered by the Holy Spirit of promise like no other generation before or after it. The apostle Timothy gives us insight into this generation:

"Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are His. And, let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity." II Timothy 2:19.

God chose this generation when He laid the foundation of the earth. These sons include those sons from every generation who have remained faithful in keeping the Father's commandments, doing the work of the ministry, and laboring in the field with no recognition. This is the forty-second generation, the Christ seed generation who will rule and reign around the throne of God:

“And these all, having obtained a good report through faith, received not the promise: God having provided some better thing for us, that they without us should not be made perfect.”     Hebrews 11:39-40

There are those from every generation who have not allowed themselves to be defiled by all that is called "religion". These follow the Lamb wherever He goeth. Those in this company have a very great responsibility in God's Kingdom.

By the Spirit, Peter wrote about this generation:

"But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of Him who hath called you out of darkness into His marvelous light:" I Peter 2:9

This generation is a chosen generation, a peculiar generation of predestined people who will make up God's holy nation. These have been called out of the darkness of this world, and walk in the marvelous light of God's Word. These have read the volume of the book that was presented to them before the foundation of the world, and have vowed to keep the vow they made to God to do His will on the earth. Timothy explains the calling these have in God:

"Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began," II Timothy 1:9

The calling God has in His predestined people, as Timothy explains, was given them before the world began. This calling was to fulfill God's purpose and grace in each one of us. In his letter to the Romans, Paul speaks about this calling in God's chosen generation:

"Now to Him that is of power to stablish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret since the world began," Romans 16:25

 

 

God has kept this mystery sealed up since the world began,

and He is revealing this mystery to His people at the end of the age.

We need to become that generation who were created to praise the Lord.

God has given us His Word, and we need to become that Word.

Praise the Lord!

 

 

    The seventh day millennial reign of Christ lies on the horizon when the righteous from every generation, who have left all to follow on to know the Lord, will shine forth in all of God’s glory as the firstfruit company, manifested sons of God.

Are you becoming part of this generation God has called from the beginning?

 

Chapter Five

 

God’s Right Hand Anointing

 

Isaiah asks the question:

"These two things are come unto thee; who shall be sorry for thee? desolation, and destruction, and the famine, and the sword: by whom shall I comfort thee?" Isaiah 51:19

Isaiah declares:

"Comfort ye, comfort ye My people, saith your God." Isaiah 40:1

By whom shall I comfort thee in the coming day of desolation, destruction, famine, and the sword? God is raising up His Right Hand anointed ones who will comfort those who must endure the coming day of wrath. But, alas, today God's right hand ministry is withered.

"And He entered again into the synagogue; and there was a man there which had a withered hand. And they watched Him, whether He would heal him on the sabbath day; that they might accuse Him. And He saith unto the man which had the withered hand, Stand forth. And He saith unto them, Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath days, or to do evil, to save life, or to kill? But they held their peace. And when He had looked round about on them with anger, being grieved for the hardness of their hearts, He saith unto the man, Stretch forth thine hand. And he stretched it out: and his hand was restored whole as the other." Mark 3:1-5

We are approaching God's seventh day when God's right hand Holy Spirit anointed five-fold ministry is going to be restored to bring God's healing to the world. Jeremiah gives us this promise:

"And I will set up shepherds over them which shall feed them: and they shall fear no more, nor be dismayed, neither shall they be lacking, saith the LORD." Jeremiah 23:4

The Psalmist David proclaims:

"O sing unto the LORD a new song; for He hath done marvellous things: His right hand, and His holy arm, hath gotten Him the victory." Psalm 98:1

Yes, the Lord is at the right hand of God awaiting for His right hand anointed ones to shine forth in all His glory. David knew that God's right hand anointed ones are going to gain the overcoming victory in the seventh day.

Isaiah also foretells of God's marvelous right hand anointing:

"And they that shall be of thee shall build the old waste places: thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations; and thou shalt be called, The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in." Isaiah 58:12

 

All creation is awaiting for God's

repairers and restorers

to be revealed.

 

 

Yes, Christ, the hope of glory, is going to be revealed in all His power through the coming right hand anointing. Can you see the little hand coming in the clouds of glory? Through the pen of John, Jesus reveals:

"Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on Me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto My Father." John 14:12

God's coming right hand Holy Spirit anointed ministers are going to operate in the greater works anointing, by and through the power of the Holy Spirit. [see "Anointed for The Greater Works Ministry" by George Kirkpatrick]

Isaiah recalls the right hand ministry of Moses:

"Then He remembered the days of old, Moses, and His people, saying, Where is He that brought them up out of the sea with the shepherd of His flock? Where is He that put His Holy Spirit within him? That led them by the right hand of Moses with His glorious arm, dividing the water before them, to make Himself an everlasting name? " Isaiah 63:11-12

The Lord is about to reveal His end time Moses who are going to operate as God's glorious right hand and glorious arm. As Moses, the coming right hand anointed ones are going to become shepherds who will bring God's flock out of the sea of humanity. All of creation awaits for this manifestation of the sons of God. These will be the coming manifested sons of God revealed by John in the book of Revelation.

"And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars: And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered. And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and to His throne." Revelation 12:1-2, and 5

Praise the Lord, all creation awaits God's coming right hand Holy Spirit anointed manifested sons of God who are going to be given His rod of authority. Paul also reveals God's coming right hand anointing:

"By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left," II Corinthians 6:7

Paul knew God's coming right hand anointed ones are going to do the greater works by the power of the Holy Spirit and by His glorious Word of truth. As Paul reveals, God's coming right hand anointed ones will have on their full armour of righteousness. These anointed ones will be part of Joel's army who will usher in the seventh day of righteousness in the earth.

"Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in My holy mountain: let all the inhabitants of the land tremble: for the day of the LORD cometh, for it is nigh at hand;" Joel 2:1

"And the LORD shall utter His voice before His army: for His camp is very great: for He is strong that executeth His Word: for the day of the LORD is great and very terrible; and who can abide it?" Joel 2:11

Hear ye the Trumpet of the Lord!

"Then shall the King say unto them on His right hand, Come, ye blessed of My Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:" Matthew 25:34

Come, ye blessed right hand anointed ones, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. It is only the overcomers who are going to inherit all things. Amen? [see "The Overcoming Sons of God" by George Kirkpatrick]

"He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be My son." Revelation 21:7

Yes, God's coming right hand anointing is about to be revealed in His manifested sons whom He has prepared from the foundation of the earth.

"And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh." Luke 21:28

We are living at the soon coming dawning of this new day! Look up, and lift up your heads, for your redemption draweth nigh!

 

Chapter Six

 

The Greater Works Anointing

 

The Lord has made many great and wonderful promises to His elect, those who read and follow His Word. But one of the greatest promises He has made to His end time people is:

 

“Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on Me, the works that I do shall He do also; and greater works than these shall He do; because I go unto My Father.John 14:12

As Jesus stated, he that believeth on Him, the works that Jesus did, he would do also. Paul writes to the church at Rome about the greater works anointing:

"Now to Him that is of power to stablish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret since the world began," Romans 16:25

The mystery of this greater works anointing has been kept secret since the world began. Our Father has revealed this Double Portion Anointing throughout His Word.

We were first introduced to the Double Portion Anointing when Elisha received a double portion of the anointing that was upon Elijah. Elisha is the forerunner of what God is raising up in the earth today. God is preparing a people in the wilderness upon whom He is going to pour out the Double Portion Anointing.

God's Word records that the prophet Elijah performed seven miracles. Elisha, who received the double portion anointing, was credited with fourteen miracles. Jesus, who received the Spirit without measure, was credited with twenty-eight miracles, not including His deliverance ministry. The beloved John recorded Jesus' words:

"Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on Me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto My Father." John 14:12

The Elisha ministry God is raising up in the earth today will do the greater works, greater than Elijah, Elisha, or Jesus. God has ordained that those who totally lay down the flesh and follow on to know the Lord will be endued with the early and latter rain on the third day. These will do the greater works.

The "Greater Works" Ministry lies just ahead for those who will hear God's anointed voice in the wilderness. These are those who are willing to follow the "Anointing" all the way. Those who refuse to follow on will turn aside to their old religious orders. They will follow the mouth of false prophets who have risen up in the earth to declare, "We have it all now, and there is no need to change". Only those who follow on, totally willing to shed their mantle of flesh, will receive the Double Portion Anointing.  [See the book “God’s Anointed Voice” by George Kirkpatrick]

Hosea, who prophesied in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah - - - kings of Judah - - - foretold of God pouring out His Double Portion Anointing upon this last end time generation. He also foretold the day His body will receive this outpouring:

 

After two days will He revive us: in the third day He will raise us up, and we shall live in His sight. Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the LORD: His going forth is prepared as the morning; and He shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.” Hosea 6:2-3

 

Hosea proclaimed the Double Portion Anointing would be poured out  after two days. What two days is Hosea referring to? It is the same two days Jesus spoke about when the Pharisees came and told Him that Herod was going to kill Him. Jesus replied:

 

“. . . Go ye, and tell that fox, Behold, I cast out devils, and I do cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I shall be perfected.”  Luke 13:32

 

          The today and tomorrow Jesus spoke of are the two days of the church age. The today Jesus spoke of is the day in which He lived. This was the first one thousand year day of our modern day calendar - - - or the fifth day of the ancient calendar. The tomorrow is the second one thousand year day - - - or the sixth one thousand year day from the creation man - - - which is about to come to an end.

 

          Hosea stated that after these two one thousand year days, God would revive us. The word revive means “to live, to remain alive, to live forever.”  Then Hosea proclaimed, “ in the third day . . .” God would raise us up. The phrase raise up means “to quicken, to continue to live.”

 

          Just as Jesus was resurrected on the third day to live forever, so will His body (His elect) be resurrected from death  unto life on the third day - - - or on the third one thousand year day - - - which is the same as the seventh day from creation.  Hosea continues on with His revelation of the third day:

 

“Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the Lord: His going forth is prepared as the morning; and He shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.”  Hosea 6:3

 

          What God has promised for His end time people is the early and latter rain together - - -  the Double Portion Anointing. This early and latter rain anointing is going to be poured out at the beginning of the third day - - - or the seventh day from creation - - -  upon all those who follow on to know their God.

    These will do the greater works ministry. This double  portion ministry will be far beyond anything man has ever witnessed. 

As we continue to reveal the promise of the Greater Works Anointing, we will look to the prophet Joel. The Word of the Lord came to Joel, and he informed the people:

 

“Hear this, ye old men, and give ear, all ye inhabitants of the land. Hath this been in your days, or even in the days of your fathers?” Joel 1:2

 

What God was about to reveal was not for their children, nor for their grandchildren. This was to come to pass after many generations. What Joel was about to reveal was for this end time generation. Joel speaks of the day in which we live:

 

“Fear not, O land; be glad and rejoice: for the Lord will do great things.” Joel 2:21

 

Joel informs God’s people to be glad and rejoice because God is about to do great things. What are the great things God is about to do?

 

“Be glad then, ye children of Zion, and rejoice in the Lord your God: for He hath given you the former rain moderately, and He will cause to come down for you the rain, the former rain, and the latter rain in the first month.”  Joel 2:23

 

     Joel tells this end time generation, “Be glad ye children of Zion!”  As Joel relates, God poured out the early rain moderately. Joel was prophesying of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit that came on the Day of Pentecost, which was only the moderate or partial outpouring of the Spirit. But he informs the children of Zion to rejoice, because they are going to receive the former rain and the latter rain together. This is the Double Portion Anointing, the Greater Works Anointing, that the children of Zion are going to receive in the first month of the third day, or seventh day of God’s creation.

 

Next, we look to the apostle James, the half- brother of Jesus. James was raised in the same household as Jesus, and understood the anointing that is coming upon the body of Christ:

 

“Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until He receive the early and latter rain.”  James 5:7

As James declared, the Husbandman (the Father) waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth. Jesus died for the sins of the whole earth, but His reward is to the precious fruit of the earth, those who have become what He states in His Word that they should be.

The first thing we must do is be patient. Patience is a fruit of the Spirit. Then we must know that God has had long patience, waiting for us to come into the place where we can receive His outpouring of the early and latter rain anointing.

 

          There will be so much power with this double  portion outpouring, that it will outshine the coming of the cloven tongues of fire on the Day of Pentecost and the Azusa Street outpouring, and the Latter Rain outpouring. Our carnal minds cannot comprehend how this will affect our ministry, our life, and our relationship with the Father.

The Apostle Paul had understanding of this great mystery and declared:

“Now to him that is of power to stablish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret since the world began, But now is made manifest, and by the Scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, made known to all nations for the obedience of faith:" Romans 16:25-26

Paul proclaims this mystery was hidden from the foundation of the world, but is now being made manifest (becoming clear or visible). Who is this mystery being made manifest to? It is being made manifest in all the nations to those who know the Scriptures of the prophets (the Old Testament).

We need to come to the understanding that a mystery is a revelation that has not yet been revealed. This mystery is now being revealed in this last day to all who are seeking God and His promises. Paul revealed this mystery to the church at Colosse:

"Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to His saints: 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." Colossians 1:26-27

The mystery that has been hidden from the foundation of the world, and is now being made manifest is: Christ in us! This is our hope of His glory being revealed in us. The ‘greater works anointing’ will be when Christ, the Anointing, consumes our whole existence. This is when the waters from our inner most being will begin to flow out to all nations.

God has made many great and wonderful promises to those who were called in Christ Jesus before the world began. Paul quoted the prophet Isaiah when he declared:

"But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love Him." I Corinthians 2:9

The human mind cannot imagine, nor has man ever witnessed what God has planned for those who love Him and search for Him with their whole hearts. What is it that man has not seen or heard? It is the anointing God is going to pour out upon those who have made Him their all in all. Isaiah said the same thing, only he put it a little different:

"For since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither hath the eye seen, O God, beside Thee, what He hath prepared for him that waiteth for Him." Isaiah 64:4

This is God's promise to all those who are called, chosen, and elected from the foundation of the world. This is what Paul revealed to Timothy. He also revealed this in his letter to the church at Rome:

"And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to His purpose." Romans 8:28

These promises are not only made to those who love Him; they are made to those who wait for Him and to those who are called according to His purpose. The Psalmist David was given insight to this same revelation:

"Oh how great is Thy goodness, which Thou hast laid up for them that fear Thee; which Thou hast wrought for them that trust in Thee before the sons of men!" Psalm 31:19

 

 

God has a people who are not ashamed to be called by His name.

God has laid up a great treasure for those who fear Him

and have put their total trust in Him.

 

 

So what is this great treasure God has laid up for those who love Him? Jesus informed His disciples:

"Then shall the King say unto them on His right hand, Come, ye blessed of My Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world." Matthew 25:34

The treasure is the Kingdom of God, which He has prepared for those from the foundation of the world. But we cannot attain to the Kingdom without the greater works anointing. Only those who have this hope will attain to all the promises of God, because they are the only ones who have this hope, and are looking for the Kingdom.

 [see the book “Anointed For the Greater Works Ministry” by George Kirkpatrick]

 

Chapter Seven

 

The Living Waters

 

 

“He that believeth on Me, as the Scripture hath said,

out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.” John 7:38

 

 

The living waters are the anointed Word of God; anointed with all power and authority.

Man has not yet witnessed this power and authority coming upon the manifested sons of God. The early church got a glimmer of this power and authority when Peter walked down the street. His shadow (aura of the Spirit) healed those the Spirit touched. Blind eyes were opened and men were raised from the dead - - - and these early apostles had only received the earnest of the Spirit. Paul informed the church at Corinth:

"And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power:" I Corinthians 2:4

Paul's speech and preaching was not with enticing words. Today those who stand in the pulpits use enticing words so they will not upset those they are to teach.

When Paul stood in the pulpit, he came to demonstrate the Spirit and the power of God. If Paul demonstrated the Spirit and power of God with only the firstfruit anointing, can we even begin to imagine the power and authority that will be displayed in our lives when we receive the greater works anointing?

Paul moved with the power of God in his life. The living waters flowed out of his innermost being. Luke recorded when Paul passed through the Isle of Paphos, he encountered a false prophet who called himself, Barjesus, or the son of Jesus. When this false prophet came against Paul and Barnabas:

"Then Saul, who also is called Paul, filled with the Holy Ghost, set his eyes on him, and said, O full of all subtilty and all mischief, thou child of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord? And now, behold, the hand of the Lord is upon thee, and thou shalt be blind, not seeing the sun for a season. And immediately there fell on him a mist and a darkness; and he went about seeking some to lead him by the hand. Then the deputy, when he saw what was done, believed, being astonished at the doctrine of the Lord." Acts 13:9-12

The living word that flowed out of Paul's innermost being brought life to the deputy Paul was witnessing to. The false prophet was put down, not by force, but by the anointed living Word of God which Paul spoke with power and authority. This was a demonstration of the words that Eliphaz, one of Job's friends, spoke when he revealed the power of God which will be coming in our lives when we receive the greater works anointing:

"Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee: and the light shall shine upon thy ways." Job 22:28

What Paul spoke was established because Paul had the power of God in His life. Paul understood this power, and used it for the glory of God, to produce life in the hearer.

God gave the prophet Ezekiel a vision of this living water God is going to bring forth in His people in these last days:

"Afterward He brought me again unto the door of the house; and, behold, waters issued out from under the threshold of the house eastward: for the forefront of the house stood toward the east, and the waters came down from under from the right side of the house, at the south side of the altar." Ezekiel 47:1

The threshold of the house is where we enter into God's house. This water flowed from under the threshold toward the east. Looking to the east always reveals to us we should be looking toward the New Day.

Ezekiel witnessed a man who had a measuring line in his hand. Four times he measured one thousand cubits. When he made the first thousand cubit measurement, the water was only to the ankles. When he measured the second thousand cubits, the water was to the knees. When he measured the third thousand cubits, the water was to his loins. And when he measured the fourth thousand cubits, Ezekiel tells us:

"Afterward he measured a thousand; and it was a river that I could not pass over: for the waters were risen, waters to swim in, a river that could not be passed over." Ezekiel 47:5

His fourth thousand cubit measurement brought him to a river. The living waters had become the River of Life. The man with the line in his hand was measuring our understanding of The Word of God. When he made the first one thousand cubit measurement, the water was only to our ankles. This is where we begin to understand God's Word, and it begins to change our walk.  When he made the second one thousand cubit measurement, the water was to the knees. Our knees are what we bow with to our God. This is when we begin to humble ourselves before our God.  When he made the third one thousand cubit measurement, the water was to the loins. The loins represent the reproductive part of the body. This is when we begin to reproduce ourselves in our witness before God.  When he made the fourth one thousand cubit measurement, the water became a river of life that flowed out of the house of God, whose house we are. This will be when we become so absorbed in the living water that it will flow out of our innermost being, and will bring life to all it touches. We have yet to come into this place, but we know by God's Word this is what God has planned for His people. Ezekiel continues his vision:

"Now when I had returned, behold, at the bank of the river were very many trees on the one side and on the other." Ezekiel 47:7

As Ezekiel stood on the banks of this river, he saw many trees on both sides of the river.

"Then said He unto me, These waters issue out toward the east country, and go down into the desert, and go into the sea: which being brought forth into the sea, the waters shall be healed." Ezekiel 47:8

These waters issue toward the east country, or toward the New Day. And they go down into the desert, watering all the dried up areas of man's existence. And then this mighty river of life goes into the sea. The sea represents the sea of humanity which has become stagnant and lifeless because the Word of God has dried up in their midst. When these living waters reach the sea, God's Word says these waters will be healed. What God is trying to reveal to us is that these living waters will bring healing to a thirsty world. Ezekiel then makes us a wonderful promise:

"And it shall come to pass, that every thing that liveth, which moveth, whithersoever the rivers shall come, shall live: and there shall be a very great multitude of fish, because these waters shall come thither: for they shall be healed; and every thing shall live whither the river cometh." Ezekiel 47:9

Wherever this river of living water flows it will bring life to everything it touches. Its healing power will produce life. All we will have to do is speak God's Word, and what we speak will be established. Ezekiel continues his revelation:

"And by the river upon the bank thereof, on this side and on that side, shall grow all trees for meat, whose leaf shall bring forth new fruit according to his month. . . because their waters they issued out of the sanctuary: and the fruit thereof shall be for meat, and the leaf thereof for medicine." Ezekiel 47:12

On both sides of the river there were trees. These are God's trees of righteousness who have their roots deep in the River of Life. These trees who have their roots in the River of Life will not fade, and their fruit will not be consumed (or come to an end) because their fruit is the fruit of the Spirit. These produce fruit every month, and their fruit is for meat, or food. Food is the substance of life. Their leaves also shall be medicine to a sick and dying world. This river of life is the same river that was shown to John on the Isle of Patmos:

"And He shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb. In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations." Revelation 22:1-2

John was shown this pure river of life. This is the pure, unadulterated Word of God that will flow from the innermost being of God's elect. Everywhere John looked he saw the trees of life. These are the same trees Ezekiel saw on both sides of the river. These trees had the twelve fruit of the Spirit in their lives: love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance, patience, lowliness, and righteousness. These fruit were being produced in their lives continually. [see the book “Trees Planted by the Living Waters” by George Kirkpatrick]

And as Ezekiel proclaimed, " . . . their leaves were for the healing of the nations. . .". These leaves were medicine for a sick and dying world. The leaves of the tree reveal what kind of tree it is. We also look at the green leaves as the sign the tree has life. Those whom God has ordained from the foundation of the world will show the life of God. And it is the life of God that will heal the nations. And it is these trees of righteousness who will show the world the way back to the Garden of Eden, and the eternal God. Anything this pure river of life touches will be healed. The prophet Isaiah spoke of those who will be part of this living water ministry:

"With my soul have I desired Thee in the night; yea, with my spirit within me will I seek Thee early: for when Thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness." Isaiah 26:9

God's judgments are in the world, and it is by the leaves of God's trees of righteousness, the world will witness righteousness and its blessings from God.

 

Chapter Eight

 

God’s Young Men

 

We need to ask ourselves,  "Are we part of the company of manifested sons who will walk into God's Kingdom, or will we remain little children, dependent forever on the milk of God's Word?"

The beloved John reveals God’s young men, saying,

 

 

I write unto you, young men because ye have overcome the wicked one

ye have overcome the wicked one

ye are strong

and the Word of God abideth in you. I John 2:13 & 14

 

 

The young men are spoken of much throughout the Bible. The young men are those John spoke of when he declared:

"But as many as received Him, to them gave He the power to become the sons of God. . ."  John 1:12

The power the Lord gives the young men to become the sons of God is the Holy Spirit anointing in their lives. When John wrote that the young men are strong, we find the word strong means "strength of soul to sustain the attacks of satan."

How are the young men able to put off the attacks of satan? First they have the Holy Spirit anointing in their lives. Secondly, they are filled with the Word of God. In other words, the young men have put on the whole armor of God so they can stand against the wiles of the devil. Because the young men have put on the whole armor of God, they will be able to stand in the evil day. Paul knew the young men were not fighting against flesh and blood, but were to wrestle against principalities, powers, rulers of darkness, and spiritual wickedness in high places, Ephesians 6:11-13.

The young men are strong because they have girded themselves about with truth. The word gird means "girdle." The young men are held in by the truth of God's Word. They have put on righteousness as a breastplate. Their feet are shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace. They are ready to minister whenever God sends them forth. Their faith in God has become their shield to ward off all the fiery darts of the devil. Their helmet that covers their minds is the knowledge of God's salvation working in their lives. They have the two-edged sword of the Word of God stored up in their hearts to use as their offensive and defensive weapon, Ephesians 6:14-17. The young men know the words of John:

"We know that whosoever is born of God sinneth not; but he that is begotten of God keepeth himself, and that wicked one toucheth him not." I John 5:18

When young men put on the whole armor of God, then the wicked one cannot touch them. When we have yielded to the overcoming power (the Holy Spirit anointing) in our lives, then we have the victory over the wicked one. He is a defeated enemy who can no longer touch us unless the Father says so.

Let’s look at the three Hebrew young men, an example in the book of Daniel of God’s end time sons of God. The three young men in Daniel, chapter 3, are a victorious, overcoming example to us upon whom the ends of the world are come. Daniel tells us:

"There are certain Jews whom thou hast set over the affairs of the province of Babylon, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego; these men, O king, have not regarded thee: they serve not thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up. Then Nebuchadnezzar in his rage and fury commanded to bring Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. Then they brought these men before the king. Nebuchadnezzar spake and said unto them, Is it true, O Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, do not ye serve my gods, nor worship the golden image which I have set up? Now if ye be ready that at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the image which I have made; well: but if ye worship not, ye shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that God that shall deliver you out of my hands? Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer thee in this matter. If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and He will deliver us out of thine hand, O king. But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up. Then was Nebuchadnezzar full of fury, and the form of his visage was changed against Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego: therefore he spake, and commanded that they should heat the furnace one seven times more than it was wont to be heated. And he commanded the most mighty men that were in his army to bind Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, and to cast them into the burning fiery furnace. Then these men were bound in their coats, their hosen, and their hats, and their other garments, and were cast into the midst of the burning fiery furnace. And these three men, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, fell down bound into the midst of the burning fiery furnace. Then Nebuchadnezzar the king was astonied, and rose up in haste, and spake, and said unto his counsellors, Did not we cast three men bound into the midst of the fire? They answered and said unto the king, True, O king. He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, and they have no hurt; and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God." Daniel 3:12 – 21 & 24 & 25

These three Hebrew young men not only were loosed from all the bondages of the world, their fleshly nature, their fleshly weaknesses and all the dross were burnt off as well.

"But who may abide the day of His coming? And who shall stand when He appeareth? For He is like a refiner's fire, and like fullers' soap: And He shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver: and He shall purify the sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer unto the LORD an offering in righteousness." Malachi 3:2-3

What came forth out of that fiery furnace was the three young men's new bodies with the appearance as the Son of God.  Daniel continues:

"And the princes, governors, and captains, and the king's counsellors, being gathered together, saw these men, upon whose bodies the fire had no power, nor was an hair of their head singed, neither were their coats changed, nor the smell of fire had passed on them." Daniel 3:27

Praise the Lord, the world and its rulers (Nebuchadnezzar and his officers) saw one like unto the Son of God. The world will no longer see three young men, but those three becoming one - - - with the Son of God.

Until we enter the furnace of refinement we are not yet what we shall appear. But when He shall appear with us in the furnace, then we shall be like Him, for we and all the world will see us as ONE with the Son of God. Jesus' whole desire is to have a people who will become one with Him.

"At that day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye in Me, and I in you." John 14:20

"That they all may be one; as Thou, Father, art in Me, and I in Thee, that they also may be one in Us: that the world may believe that Thou hast sent Me. And the glory which thou gavest Me I have given them; that they may be one, even as We are one: I in them, and Thou in Me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that Thou hast sent Me, and hast loved them, as Thou hast loved Me." John 17:21-23

The day is nigh at hand when all the world is going to recognize the new Spirit Man. These will have put off the deeds of the flesh - - - so all will see them as the rulers in Daniel saw the three young men.

When we become this new Spirit Man, the fires will have no power on us, for we will have the power of the Holy Spirit. Our coat which is our robe of righteousness will no longer have the smell or the stench of sin. We will have put off everything of the old fleshly nature, and will no longer be a stench in God's nostrils. We read in Zechariah:

"And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the LORD of hosts, that I will cut off the names of the idols out of the land, and they shall no more be remembered: and also I will cause the prophets and the unclean spirit to pass out of the land." Zechariah 13:2

Nothing of the old fleshly nature or the idols of the land will be remembered or come to mind. Praise the Lord!

 

Chapter Nine

 

The Firstfruit Company

 

 

The Early First Fruit Barley Harvest

 

 

Of the three harvests in the year, the first is that of the barley grain. The Barley Harvest represents the first part of God’s harvest. Those in this first harvest are referred to in Scripture as the firstfruit company, also known as the elect or the144,000.

“And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the Mount Sion, and with Him an hundred forty and four thousand, having His Father’s name written in their foreheads.” Revelation 14:1

“These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever He goeth. These were redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb.” Revelation 14:4

This firstfruit company shall come forth in the first resurrection to rule and reign on the earth under the leadership of the risen, glorified Christ Jesus in all His glory in the coming seventh day, millennial Kingdom.

The fact that barley matures early tells us that the “barley firstfruits” are the first people to mature spiritually to bring forth the fruits of the Kingdom of God. Barley can survive drought, heat, and cold. The chaff from the barley falls away very easily. This speaks of the firstfruit barley company, who quickly respond to the wind of the Spirit. In the book of Exodus we find the barley is smitten.

“And the flax and the barley was smitten: for the barley was in the ear, and the flax was bolled. But the wheat and the rie were not smitten: for they were not grown up.” Exodus 9:31-32

The firstfruit barley are those who are on God’s threshing floor being purified to become His sons.  These are learning the truth Paul also was being put through. [see the book “The Threshing Floor or The Wine Press” by George Kirkpatrick]

Hear Paul’s earnest cry:

 

 

“That I may know Him, and the power of His resurrection,

and the fellowship of His sufferings,

being made conformable unto His death;” Phillipians 3:10

 

 

Do you wonder why you are being put on the threshing floor? It is because you are part of the first ripe barley grain. You need to know you are not alone. This firstfruit company is made up of those from every generation who will rule and reign around the throne of God. These are those from every generation who have not allowed themselves to be defiled by all that is called "religion". These follow the Lamb wherever He goeth. Those in this company have a very great responsibility in God's Kingdom.

“And these all, having obtained a good report through faith, received not the promise: God having provided some better thing for us, that they without us should not be made perfect.”     Hebrews 11:39-40

The First Fruit Company are those who have allowed the Kingdom to come within. These have prayed that they are accounted worthy to escape those things which are coming upon the world, Luke 21:36. These are those who will rule and reign 1000 years with Christ in this earth, Revelation 20:5. These are the first resurrection, upon whom the second death has no power, Revelation 20:6. These will fulfill the Scripture in Matthew 24:34, "This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled."

When the seventh trumpet is blown, the kingdoms of this world will become the kingdoms of our Lord and of His Christ. The word Christ means "the anointed one, or ones."  His Christs are those who are totally yielded to and filled by the Spirit of the living God. His Christs will rule and reign with Him for all eternity. His Christs are those who can say as Jesus, "I do always the things that please the Father, John 8:29."  Paul revealed ". . .His Christs . . ." to the church at Corinth:

"But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ's at His coming." I Corinthians 15:23

God has His Firstfruit Company, and He will have His Christs (His anointed ones) at His coming. Paul revealed the blowing of the seventh trumpet to the Thessalonians:

"For the Lord Himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first:" I Thessalonians 4:16

When the seventh trumpet is sounded the dead in Christ shall rise first. Paul was not speaking of those who have gone by the way of the grave. He is referring to those who have died to self and the old carnal ways. These have become alive in Christ. Paul became our example of those who are the Christs at His coming. He proclaimed:

"I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave Himself for me." Galatians 2:20

Paul had died to self, and the life he was living was the Christ life that God was living through him. Paul was living by the faith of the Son of God. He was not living by his own faith, conjured up in himself. He was living the resurrected life, free from the bonds of death. Death no longer had a hold in Paul's life. Paul had a vision for all who would see.

Hosea had this vision and revealed the coming third day:

"Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the Lord: His going forth is prepared as the morning; and He shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth." Hosea 6:3

Those who follow on to know the Lord are the ones who follow the Lamb withersoever He goeth. Christ Jesus stated these are the firstfruits unto God and the Lamb, Revelation 14:4. Their going forth is prepared as the morning - - - or the coming of the new day.

He is going to come upon these as the rain, the early and latter rain together. The early rain came on the Day of Pentecost when the one hundred and twenty were gathered in the Upper Room. But what God has promised for His end time people is the early and latter rain together - - - the Double Portion Anointing. This early and latter rain anointing is going to be poured out at the beginning of the third day - - - or the seventh day from creation - - - upon all those who follow on to know their God. This double portion ministry will be far beyond anything man has ever witnessed. To God be the glory!

 

Chapter Ten

 

The First Resurrection

 

 

 

Jesus is our example of resurrection. In Jesus we witness three existences:  Jesus came as the first Adam, a living soul, a man of flesh and blood, lived as a man, and died as a man. His second existence was when He was resurrected and had a body of flesh and bones. He had the same body the original Adam was created with in the garden. He walked the earth in His resurrected body for forty days, appearing to over five hundred people. His third appearance was when He came as a quickening Spirit on the Day of Pentecost when He sat upon the one hundred and twenty in the Upper Room.

 

    Jesus came in the flesh, born of woman as every other man who ever lived on earth after the garden. His blood was shed, poured out upon the earth that man was taken from. But He arose from the dead and walked victorious upon the earth. He had gained the victory over death.

 

Jesus was the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, the resurrection, the firstfruits unto God, the wave offering of the firstfruit company that God is raising up in the earth. Those who have born the image of the earthy will also bear the image of the heavenly (the spiritual), I Corinthians 15:49.

 

The firstfruit company are those who are part of the first resurrection. This resurrected body will be a body of flesh and bones. This will be the same body Jesus had when He walked the earth for forty days after His resurrection. This is an example of the body Adam had before sin, and it is the body which all the resurrected will have on the last day. The last day is the seventh one thousand year millennium. Paul informed the Ephesians:

 

"For we are members of His body, of His flesh, and of His bones." Ephesians 5:30

 

          Paul was attempting to give the Corinthians this hope, yet the great majority of those who are called by His name today do not have this vision of God's kingdom age.

 

"Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with Him a thousand years." Revelation 20:6

 

      The first resurrection consists of those who have been resurrected from their death state. Paul proclaimed:

 

"For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ." Galatians 3:27

 

How do we put on Christ?    

 

Paul explains this process:

 

"For if we have been planted together in the likeness of His death, we shall be also in the likeness of His resurrection: knowing this, that our old man is crucified with Him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin." Romans 6:5-6

 

          If we have been immersed into Jesus' death, then the old man has been crucified. If the old man is still demanding his way, then we are still serving the old sin nature. Truly we have not become part of the first resurrection that must take place in our earth. When we are baptized into Jesus Christ, our lives will be an extension of His life. When we become alive in Christ, we are truly dead to sin because the sin nature has been dealt with.

          Few today are crying out as Paul, 

 

"That I may know Him, and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being made conformable unto His death."  Philippians 3:10 

 

            Paul was crying out to know Him. He wanted to understand the power of His resurrection. He wanted to fellowship with Christ's sufferings and be made conformable unto His death; the death of the flesh. The old man, even though he has been cleansed from sin, still needs to be crucified.  Our body of sin must be abandoned in the baptismal pool if we are to continue on to the first resurrection. Only those whose whole desire is to know Christ Jesus and witness the power of His resurrection in their lives will be part of the first resurrection.  These will truly know His suffering and be conformed to His death. Paul wrote: 

 

"If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God." Colossians 3:1

 

          Paul began with the little two letter word IF. This qualifies everything else he is about to say in this verse. Paul stated, "...if ye are risen with Christ...". The word risen has the same meaning as "resurrected". Those who are risen with Christ are those who are resurrected from among the dead. There are two places we can be. We can be dead in our sin - - - or dead to sin. Those who are dead in their sins will taste of the second death. But the second death will have no power over those who have crucified the old man. Jesus' promise to John on the Isle of Patmos was that those who have been resurrected from among the dead will be priests unto God and to Christ and will reign with Him for one thousand years.  Paul's writings are to those who have become part of the first resurrection.

 

 

God's true virgin church in the earth today is

 

becoming the Word

 

 

 

          We need to begin today to read and spiritually apply God's living truths in our lives so that He may be exalted and glorified in every thought and every action that precipitates from our being. Then we will know and understand the power of His resurrection in our life.

 

          The first resurrection is when we are resurrected from our sin. We were all considered dead in our old, sin nature. When we were forgiven our sin, we were alive from the dead. There is only one way to come out of death, and that is through resurrection.

 

The Power of His Resurrection

 

          Let’s look again at Paul’s cry in his epistle to the Philippians:

 

"That I may know Him, and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being made conformable unto His death;" Philippians 3:10

 

          It was Paul's whole desire to know Christ in a personal, intimate way. How was he to come into this knowledge? There is only one way, and that is through the Holy Spirit which is the power of His resurrection. Paul knew if he was going to attain to the high calling of Christ Jesus in his life, he had to be in close fellowship with Christ's sufferings, and be made conformable to His death.  Jesus tells us:

 

". . . 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: Neither shall they say, Lo here! Or, lo there! For, behold, the Kingdom of God is within you." Luke 17:20-21

 

          By Jesus' words we know the Kingdom of God is within us. And this only comes as we yield to the power of His resurrection, the Holy Spirit. The Kingdom of God will only come within as we yield ourselves to the changes the Holy Spirit wants to make in our lives. The question needs to be asked,

 

 

 

 

How do we know what changes God wants to make in our lives?

 

 

 

 

          Daniel knew true change only comes when:

 

“. . . for from the first day that thou didst set thine heart to understand, and to chasten thyself before thy God, thy words were heard, and I am come for thy words.” Daniel 10:12

 

          Yes, those who are desiring to come into the image of God and become His firstfruit company must set their hearts to understand, and be willing to chasten themselves before their God. We must desire this change with all our heart and every fiber of our being.

 

          There are many ways to know God's will. First, if our lives do not line up with His Word, then certainly God wants us to change. He may speak change through someone, or we could be convicted of change through a book someone has written. The biggest opportunity for change is when we want change and demand change from God. When this process is complete, then truly, God will be glorified in His saints.

 

          Those who have the Kingdom of God within will rule and reign with Christ for the seventh day thousand year millennium. It is only the overcomers who will inherit ALL things. These are the sons of God who will make up God's Kingdom and inhabit His Holy City, New Jerusalem. These have been redeemed from among men, who follow the Lamb wheresoever He goeth, and are the firstfruits unto God and the Lamb, Revelation 14:4. God has  promised eternal life to all who will accept His way. Praise the Lord!

         

          The writer of Hebrews wrote of Jesus:

 

"And being made perfect, He became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey Him;" Hebrews 5:9

 

          If we are to be part of the first resurrection, we must be made conformable unto His death. This is "dying to self, self-rule, self-esteem, and selfishness." This is how we become conformable unto His death. Jesus never exalted self. All glory was returned to the Father.

 

          The kingdom God has planned for His chosen lies directly ahead of us. The power of God's anointed is about to be released on those who are prepared to receive it. The question every living soul needs to ask themselves is, "Are we glorifying God with the spirit of life He has put in each one of us? Are we part of the first resurrection, or will be part of those whose souls will cease to exist?"  Paul wrote to the Ephesians:

 

"Wherefore He saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light." Ephesians 5:14

 

          By Paul's writings, we understand that God considers those who are asleep to be dead. The Bible states we are dead in our sin. There is only one way to get out of our spiritual death, and that is by Spiritual resurrection. When we awake from our Adam sleep, we are being resurrected from the dead. God has promised as we awake out of our sleep, He will give us light. The word light means "Christ will pour upon you the divine truth as the sun gives light to men aroused from sleep."

 

          The writer of Hebrews exhorts all who are following on to know the Lord:

 

“See that ye refuse not Him that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused Him that spake on earth, much more shall not we escape, if we turn away from Him that speaketh from heaven: whose voice then shook the earth: but now he hath promised, saying, Yet once more I shake not the earth only, but also heaven. And this word, Yet once more, signifieth the removing of those things that are shaken, as of things that are made, that those things which cannot be shaken may remain.

Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and Godly fear: For our God is a consuming fire.” Hebrews 12:25-29

 

          Beloved, there is a violent shaking coming. God is going to shake our earth realm (our physical realm), and He is going to shake our heavenly realm, (our spiritual realm), so that the result will be . . . ". . . those things which cannot be shaken may remain." God is going to violently shake our whole existence, trying to awaken His people out of their Adam sleep state. Again, Paul wrote to the church at Rome:

 

"And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed." Romans 13:11

 

          It is time for God's people to wake up to the hour in which we live. The Bible is being fulfilled daily. All God's promises and His judgments are coming to pass. It is time to become the true spiritual Israel of God, an Hebrew of the Hebrews.  The word Hebrew means "the ones from beyond, and those who have passed over." Those who are part of the first resurrection are those who have passed over from death into life. Those in Christ Jesus, are truly going beyond anything man can think or imagine. Everything Jesus was, He has promised we can have. The anointing Jesus had is available to His people, and we need that anointing if we are to do the greater works Jesus promised we would do.

 

 

 

We are about to embark on the day

 

that all creation has been crying out for!

 

 

 

Summary:

 

                As Jesus was raised from the dead, we, too, are resurrected unto life from our condition of being dead in sin. Paul boldly proclaimed to the Colossians:

 

"If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God.  Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.  When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with Him in glory." Colossians 3:1-4

 

          Paul was speaking of those who are dead to the things of this world, but alive in Christ. These are dead, while they live. They are risen with Christ. We have set our affections on the things above, no longer seeking the things of this world. Paul revealed who the "dead in Christ" were when he proclaimed:

 

". . . ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God." Colossians 3:3

 

          When Christ appears, we will appear with Him in glory. Why? Because we will be raised from the dead. We will be dead in Christ, not having our affections on the things of this life.

 

          Paul stated, those who are "dead in Christ" shall rise first. The "dead in Christ" are those who have put off the old man and are seated in heavenly places in Christ Jesus. This is the Firsfruit Company in God.

 

          The Firstfruit Company are those who have allowed the Kingdom to come within. These have prayed that they are accounted worthy to escape those things which are coming upon the earth, Luke 21:36. These are those who will rule and reign 1000 years with Christ in this earth, Revelation 20:5. These are the first resurrection, upon whom the second death has no power, Revelation 20:6. Those who have become part of that first resurrection will judge the earth righteously. This is their ordination in God.

 

          The writers of the Old Testament saw the day ahead when the saints would judge the world:

 

"And saviours shall come up on Mount Zion to judge the Mount of Esau; and the Kingdom shall be the Lord's." Obadiah, verse 21

 

          Saviours shall come on Mount Zion (the High Place in God) to judge the Mount of Esau (those who have sold their birthright in God). The word saviours is plural and means "deliverers, to set the captives free". The only thing that can set the captives free is righteous judgment. Those who have been held captive by their religious systems will be set free by those who have come into the high place in God. He will set them to judge the nations, His house, and the world.  God made a promise to this people in Zechariah:

 

"Thus saith the Lord of Hosts; If thou wilt walk in My ways, and if thou wilt keep My charge, then thou shalt also judge My house, and shalt also keep My courts, and I will give thee places to walk among these that stand by." Zechariah 3:7

 

          Those who will judge His house will keep His courts; and they will stand in His presence. The unbiased arbitrators will be those who will judge righteously and establish peace in the earth.

         

          God has a generation of sons who will have part in the first resurrection. The manifested sons are those who are going to declare His generation. These are those who will rule and reign with Christ on the earth for one thousand years. These will be those who stand before the Lord for His people. These are the fathers, His eternal eldership, who will establish God's Kingdom in His people.

 

          Today God's voice is raised unto His people. Arise and come forth unto the New Day when His glory shall be revealed in His resurrected saints. When God's people are released from their religious bondages, they can truly be restored in their relationship with Christ Jesus as Lord of their lives. Lift up your heads! Your redemption draweth nigh! Loose Christ's headship in your life! To God be the glory forever and ever, Amen!

 

 

 

George Kirkpatrick, author

 

 

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The Spirit Without Measure

The Living Waters

The Tabernacle In The Wilderness

The Great Household of God

The Coming Day of Restoration

Repairers of the Breach

Trees Planted By Living Waters

The Coming Power of God’s Right Hand Anointing

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The Threshing Floor or The Winepress

Going On In God

The Marriage Supper Calling

The Kingdom Within

 

The Glory of the Celestial

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Awake Unto Righteousness