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The Ten Commandments IS a transcript or copy of Christ’s mind (His Father’s law), His thoughts, His feelings, His CHARACTER IN OUR mind…

Good advice for all ages“It is character alone that God values.” The Ellen G. White 1888 Materials, p. 1445.2

Christ’s Righteousness, means “Christ’s CHARACTER”. Character consists of our thoughts and feelings. If we want to have Christ’s character we must KNOW what His character, His THOUGHTS and His FEELINGS consist of! “I tell you there is need to be alarmed. It is time to seek God earnestly, saying with Jacob, “I will not let thee go except thou bless me.” RH November 2, 1886, par. 2

The message of Christ’s righteousness is to sound from one end of the earth to the other to prepare the way of the Lord. This is the glory of God, which closes the work of the third angel.”  Testimonies for the Church Volume 6, p. 19.1

“Will you not come to God as little children, appropriate His Promises, plead them before Him as His Own Words? If you do, you will receive fulness of joy.” Special Testimonies, March 15, 1910

“This I say then, Walk in the Spirit (Word of God=Christ=Ten Commandments), and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.” Galatians 5:16

“Take My yoke upon you,” Jesus says. The yoke is an instrument of service. Cattle are yoked for labor, and the yoke is essential that they may labor effectually. By this illustration Christ teaches us that we are called to service as long as life shall last. We are to take upon us His yoke, that we may be co-workers with Him.

The yoke that binds to service is the law of God. The great law of love revealed in Eden, proclaimed upon Sinai, and in the new covenant written in the heart (MIND), is that which binds the human worker to the will (daily choices) of God. If we were left to follow our own inclinations (carnal desires), to go just where our will (daily choices) would lead us, we should fall into Satan’s ranks and become possessors of his attributes (character=thoughts and feelings). Therefore God confines us to His will (daily choices), which is high, and noble, and elevating. He desires that we shall patiently and wisely take up the duties of service. The yoke of service Christ Himself has borne in humanity. He said, “I delight to do Thy will, O My God: yea, Thy law (Christ) is within My heart (MIND).” Ps. 40:8. “I came down from heaven, not to do Mine own will (daily choices), but the will (daily choices) of Him that sent Me.” John 6:38. Love for God, zeal for His glory (character), and love for fallen humanity, brought Jesus to earth to suffer and to die. This was the controlling power (character=thoughts and feelings) of His life. This principle He bids us adopt.” DA Chapter 34 “The Invitation” – Ellen G. White ® Estate

Hebrews 13:8 states: “Jesus Christ is the same
Are all of the 10 Commandments upheld in the New Testament? To answer this question, consider what Christ taught concerning the commandments and the following chart showing the repetition of the commandments in the New Testament.

What Christ taught concerning the 10 Commandments in the New Testament

Christ consistently upheld the 10 Commandments as given in the Old Testament. In His Sermon on the Mount, He very pointedly stated: “Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill” (Matthew 5:17). And in Acts 24:14 “But this I confess unto thee, that after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law and in the prophets:”

Although some mistakenly think that “fulfill” in this passage means to complete and therefore abolish, what Jesus said afterwards shows this could not be the case. Continuing, Jesus said: “For assuredly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one tittle will by no means pass from the law till all is fulfilled. Whoever therefore breaks one of the least of these commandments, and teaches men so, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever does and teaches them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven” (verses 18-19).

Realizing that Jesus consistently upheld all of the commandments, including observing the seventh-day Sabbath (Matthew 19:17-19; Luke 4:16), some wrongly suggest that it was the apostle Paul, with Jesus’ personal approval, who introduced grace and the abolishment of the law.

The 10 Commandments given by God in the Old Testament continue to be God’s expectations of Christians today.The truth is that Jesus did not change His mind about the importance of keeping all of the 10 Commandments. As Hebrews 13:8 states: “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.” Christ cannot separate His MIND from His body… His body are the 144,000. The church triumphant. His body (the 144,000) are Christ’s hands and feet for carrying out the thoughts of Christ toward His people, the 10 Commandment are the 10 Thoughts of Christ…Christ is perfect so nothing would need to change. Especially the perpetual, unchanging law of God – only 10 Thoughts of God mind you – only 10 Thoughts! We cannot even get 10 Thoughts right until we surrender our all to Christ to become a host or medium for Christ instead of our carnal nature, born captives of Satan until we are born again of the Spirit (10 Words) of God sent to us through His Seed, the Word of God. Words are as seeds planted in our minds.

Proclaiming Christ from the Ten Commandments

Toward the end of the first century—some 60 years after His death and resurrection—Jesus revealed end-time instructions through John in the book of Revelation. In this book He identifies faithful members of His Church as those “who keep the commandments of God” (Revelation 12:17). Some of the final words of the Bible and this revelation of Jesus Christ likewise state: “Blessed are those who do His commandments, that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter through the gates into the city” (Revelation 22:14).

The 10 Commandments given by God in the Old Testament continue to be God’s expectations of Christians today.

In his massive Doctrine of the Christian Life, John M. Frame helpfully highlights a number of ways the Decalogue (the Ten Commandments) points us to the Jesus Christ as “the end of the law” (Cf. Rom. 10:4). This is something certainly worth reading meditatively.

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If all Scripture testifies of Christ (Luke 24:27; John 5:39), then the law of God surely cannot be an exception. As we study the law, then, we should examine its witness to Christ. I assume that some readers of this book are preparing for Christian ministry. They especially need to know how to use the Decalogue in their preaching and teaching. But all of us need to learn how to see Christ in the law.

The law bears witness to Christ in a number of ways, some of which I shall discuss in the following points.

1. The Decalogue presents the righteousness of Christ. Jesus perfectly obeyed God’s law. That is why he was the perfect lamb of God, why God imputes his active righteousness to us, and why he is the perfect example for the Christian life. He never put any god before his Father. He never worshiped idols or took God’s name in vain. Despite what the Pharisees said, he never violated the Sabbath command. So the Decalogue tells us what Jesus was like. It shows us his perfect character.

2. The Decalogue shows our need of Christ. God’s law convicts us of sin and drives us to Jesus. It shows us who we are, apart from Christ. We are idolaters, blasphemers, Sabbath breakers, and so on.
3. The Decalogue shows the righteousness of Christ imputed to us. In him we are holy. God sees us in Christ, as law keepers.

4. The Decalogue shows us how God wants us to give thanks for Christ. In the Decalogue, as we shall see below, obedience follows redemption. God tells his people that he has brought them out of Egypt. The law is not something they must keep to merit redemption. God hasredeemed them. Keeping the law is the way they thank God for salvation freely given. So the Heidelberg Confession expounds the law under the category of gratefulness.

5. Christ is the substance of the law. This point is related to the first, but it is not quite the same. Here I wish to say that Jesus is not only a perfect law keeper, according to his humanity, but also the one we honor and worship, according to his deity, when we keep the law.

(a) The first commandment teaches us to worship Jesus as the one and only Lord, Savior, and mediator (Acts 4:12; 1 Tim. 2:5).

(b) In the second commandment, Jesus is the one perfect image of God (Col. 1:15; Heb. 1:3). Our devotion to him precludes worship of any other image.

(c) In the third commandment, Jesus is the name of God, that name to which every knee shall bow (Phil. 2:10–11; cf. Isa. 45:23).

(d) In the fourth commandment, Jesus is our Sabbath rest. In his presence, we cease our daily duties and hear his voice (Luke 10:38–42). He is Lord of the Sabbath as well (Matt. 12:8), who makes the Sabbath his own Lord’s Day (Rev. 1:10).

(e) In the fifth commandment, we honor Jesus, who restores us to the divine family as he submits himself entirely to the will of the Father (John 5:19–24).

(f) In the sixth commandment, we honor him as our life (John 10:10; 14:6; Gal. 2:20; Col. 3:4), the Lord of life (Acts 3:15), the one who gave his life that we might live (Mark 10:45).

(g) In the seventh commandment, we honor him as our bridegroom, who gave himself to cleanse us, to make us his pure, spotless bride (Eph. 5:22–33). We love him as no other.

(h) In the eighth commandment, we honor Jesus as the source of our inheritance (Eph. 1:11), as the one who provides everything that his people need in this world and beyond.

(i) In the ninth commandment, we honor him as God’s truth (John 1:17; 14:6), in whom all the promises of God are Yes and Amen (2 Cor. 1:20).

(j) In the tenth commandment, we honor him as our complete sufficiency (2 Cor. 3:5; 12:9) to meet both our external needs and the renewed desires of our hearts. In him we can be content with what we have, thankful for his present and future gifts.

For other helpful works expounding a Christ-centered reading of the Ten Commandments, see:

The 10 Commandments in the Old and New Testaments

The following chart identifies references to the 10 Commandments in both the Old and New Testaments.

Old Testament New Testament
First
Commandment
Exodus 20:3;
Deuteronomy 5:7
Matthew 4:10; Luke 4:8; Revelation 14:7
Second
Commandment
Exodus 20:4-6;
Deuteronomy 5:8-10
Acts 15:20; 1 Corinthians 6:9-10; Galatians 5:19-20; Ephesians 5:5
Third
Commandment
Exodus 20:7;
Deuteronomy 5:11
Matthew 5:33-37; 1 Timothy 6:1; James 2:7
Fourth
Commandment
Exodus 20:8-11;
Deuteronomy 5:12-15
Luke 4:16; 23:55-56; Acts 17:1-2; 18:4; Hebrews 4:9; 1 John 2:6
Fifth
Commandment
Exodus 20:12;
Deuteronomy 5:16
Matthew 15:4-9; 19:19; Mark 10:19; Luke 18:20; Romans 1:29-30; Ephesians 6:1-3
Sixth
Commandment
Exodus 20:13;
Deuteronomy 5: 17
Matthew 5:21-22; 19:18; Mark 10:19; Luke 18:20; Romans 1:29-30; 13:9
Seventh
Commandment
Exodus 20:14;
Deuteronomy 5:18
Matthew 5:27-28; 19:18; Mark 10:11-12, 19; Luke 16:18; 18:20; Romans 7:2-3; 13:9
Eighth
Commandment
Exodus 20:15;
Deuteronomy 5:19
Matthew 19:18; Mark 10:19; Luke 18:20; Romans 13:9; Ephesians 4:28; 1 Peter 4:15; Revelation 9:21
Ninth
Commandment
Exodus 20:16;
Deuteronomy 5:20
Matthew 19:18; Mark 10:19; Luke 18:20; Acts 5:3-4; Romans 13:9; Ephesians 4:25
10th
Commandment
Exodus 20:17;
Deuteronomy 5:21
Luke 12:15; Romans 1:29; 7:7; 13:9; 1 Corinthians 6:9-10; Galatians 5:19-21; Ephesians 5:3, 5

“Worry is blind, and cannot discern the future; but Jesus sees the end from the beginning. In every difficulty He has His way prepared to bring relief. Our heavenly Father has a thousand ways to provide for us, of which we know nothing. Those who accept the one principle of making the service and honor of God supreme will find perplexities vanish, and a plain path before their feet.” DA Chapter 34 “The Invitation” – Ellen G. White ® Estate

When Christ stands up, and leaves the most holy place, then the time of trouble commences, and the case of every soul is decided, and there will be no atoning blood to cleanse from sin and pollution.

A Sketch of the Christian Experience and Views of Ellen G. White (1851): “I also saw that many did not realize what they must be in order to live in the sight of the Lord, without a High Priest in the Sanctuary, through the time of trouble.

“Those who receive the seal of the living God, and are protected in the time of trouble, must reflect the image of Jesus fully.” Terrible scenes are just before them,–a time of trouble which will test the value of character.

“See that you refuse not him that speaketh.” Says the true Witness, “Behold, I stand at the door and knock.” Every warning, reproof, and entreaty in the word of God, or through his delegated messengers, is a knock at the door of the heart; it is the voice of Jesus, asking for entrance. With every knock unheeded, your determination to open becomes weaker and weaker. If the voice of Jesus is not heeded at once, it becomes confused in the mind with a multitude of other voices, the world’s care and business engross the attention, and conviction dies away. The heart becomes less impressible, and lapses into a perilous unconsciousness of the shortness of time, and of the great eternity beyond. The heavenly Guest is standing at your door, while you are piling up obstructions to bar his entrance. Jesus is knocking through the prosperity he gives you. He loads you with blessings to test your fidelity, that they may flow out from you to others. Will you permit your selfishness to triumph? Will you squander God’s talents, and lose your soul through idolatrous love of the blessings he has given?” Ellen White, RH November 2, 1886, par. 2

There are some whose hold on life is weakening. Disease is preying upon them. Soon will come the time for the separation from all earthly things. Will they venture to trifle with God now? Will they rob him by withholding help from his cause? Are there any who will prefer perishable, earthly treasure to the heavenly, immortal substance? Christ is making his last appeal to hearts. How importunate his entreaty, how reluctant he is to give you up to separation from his love and presence forever!

Christ’s thoughts and feelings are LIKE HIS FATHER’S thoughts. “Let this mind (Ten thoughts and feelings = character = power = influence) be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:” Philippians 2:5

2 Corinthians 5:19-20 “To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation. Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God.”

Christ’s Father’s LAW was ALSO a revelation of HIS FATHER’s CHARACTER. His Father’s Thoughts. His Father’s Feelings. His Father’s POWER, His Father’s INFLUENCE, His Father’s Kingdom! When we have Christ, the law IN US, we have Christ’s Father’s Kingdom in US! We have the God of the Universe IN US! We are reconciled BACK to GOD through Christ’s character (Righteousness)! The Ten Commandments written to the fleshy tables of our MIND. God’s mind was in Christ. Christ’s mind is supposed to be in us. Christ character IN US. You cannot separate the law of God from Christ because that would be separating the mind of Christ from His Body. HIS BODY IS YOU! We are to be the hands and feet, the body of Christ. Christ is the head of His church. We are to be thinkers, sayers and doers of what our minds dwell upon. If our mind dwells upon Christ, the law of God, we will reflect what we think about in our words and actions. Jesus gives us His mind by coming to dwell in us by His Spirit. His Spirit is His mind. His Spirit is His WORDS which are ALIVE (John 6:63, Hebrews 4:12, Jeremiah 23:29). He communicates with us through our minds. When we take hold of the reality of this wonderful provision, and practice the presence of Jesus, then we will truly experience the Comforter; we will experience the only power (character) that can resist temptation and overcome sin. We MUST have Christ’s mind IN us!

Christ’s “character” is Christ’s “Righteousness”. Christ IS the law in us. Christ mind is governed by the Law of His Father. Our Spirit begotten mind is governed by Christ’s mind in us. His Thoughts, His Feelings, His Power, His Presence, His Influence in US.

Christ came to reveal His Father’s character to US. To teach us by example what His Father was like in character. In thoughts. In feelings. In character. In Power. In influence. The law reveals how greatly the Father of Christ truly loves us. Christ is the LAW exampled to us. Christ IS the Law. The Law is His Father’s MIND in Christ’s MIND. IF we have Christ’s MIND in us, we reveal the LAW to others by our thoughts, facial expressions, words and actions. NEVER tear down the reputation of a fellow being even if it is true what you are saying. Always lift up Christ and what He has shown you and HOW He has shown you to be Christlike.

You cannot separate the law of God or change the Law of God because Christ is perfect from His beginning. Christ IS the law of God manifested to us. We are to be the Law of God manifested to others. You cannot should not change something that is PERFECT. Christ IS PERFECT. HE IS HOLY. HE IS DIVINE. HE IS GOD’S only Son. CHRIST WAS made to be sin, in order that we might be made the righteousness (character/Law) of God in him.

“As Christ was twice born, once in eternity, the only begotten of the Father, and again here in the flesh, thus uniting the divine with the human in that second birth, so we, who have been born once already in the flesh, are to have the second birth, being born again of the Spirit, in order that our experience may be the same, the human and the divine being joined in a life union.” W.W. PRESCOTT Review and Herald, April 14, 1896 p. 232.
“He was born of the Holy Ghost. In other words, Jesus Christ was born again. He came from heaven, GOD’s first- born, to the earth, and was born again, But all in Christ’s work goes by opposites for us: he, the sinless one, was made to be sin, in order that we might be made the righteousness of God in him. He, the living one, the prince and author of life, died that we might live. He whose goings forth have been from the days of eternity, the first-born of GOD, was born again, in order that we might be born again.” A.T. JONES Review and Herald, Aug. 1, 1899 (Lessons on Faith p. 154.)

“If Jesus Christ had never been born again, could you and I have ever been born again? No. But he was born again, from the world of righteousness (character) into the world of sin (sinful character); that we might be born again, from the world of sin into the world of righteousness (character, thoughts and feelings). He was born again, and was made partaker of the human nature (sinful inclinations), that we might be born again, and so made partakers of the divine nature (Godly inclinations). He was born again, unto earth, unto sin, and unto man, that we might be born again unto heaven, unto righteousness (character/Kingdom), and unto God.” Review and Herald, Aug. 1, 1899 (Lessons on Faith p. 154.)

If we have Christ in us we have the LAW in us. Romans 8:9 “But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit (WORDS=what we think, SAY and DO) of Christ, he is none of his.” John 14:17 “Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.”

You cannot separate the law of God from Christ because that would be separating the mind of Christ from His Body. HIS BODY IS YOU! A Spirit-begotten believer! A hearer and doer of the Ten Commandments through Christ IN YOU. HIS MIND IN YOU. HIS PRESENCE AND POWER IN YOU! Christ filled, Spirit-Word Divine (Godly) character, Divine/Godly thoughts and feelings filled begotten believer! In mind, in purpose, in character, we are one, but not in person. By partaking of the Spirit of God, conforming to the law of God, man becomes a partaker of the divine nature (character=thoughts and feelings like God Himself). Christ brings His disciples into a living union with Himself and with the Father.

Romans 7:5
For when we were in the flesh, the motions of sins, which were [revealed] by the law, did work in our members to bring forth fruit unto death. (evil desires – transgression of the Ten Commandments – even breaking one commandment breaks the whole Ten)

Romans 8:1
There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh (carnal selfish character, carnal selfish thoughts, carnal selfish feelings, carnal selfish power, selfish carnal influence), but after the Spirit (Ten WORDS=TEN COMMANDMENTS=LAW IS CHRIST IN US, HIS Divine WORDS IN US, HIS DIVINE/Godly CHARACTER IN US, HIS Divine THOUGHTS IN US, HIS Divine FEELINGS IN US, HIS Divine PRESENCE IN US, HIS Divine POWER IN US, HIS Divine INFLUENCE IN US). Philippians 2:6 “Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:”

OR IN OTHER WORDS, who, existing in the form (image/character) of God, did not consider equality (character) with God as something to be used for His own advantage (selfish desires but rather to help others).

To obtain the Godlike character of Christ. The DIVINE Character of Christ, means the HOLY or PERFECT character of Christ means to have the SPIRIT or CHARACTER or WORDS of CHRIST in our MINDS – the SECRET PLACE of the MOST HIGH, THE MOST HOLY PLACE, THE SACRED DWELLING PLACE OF GOD AND HIS SON’S PRESENCE AND POWER.

Character IS POWER. Claim the precious Bible verses to obtain Divine Character, Divine Thoughts and Divine Feelings, Divine POWER, and Divine INFLUENCE. This IS THE KINGDOM OF GOD IN YOU. THE KINGDOM OF GOD is at HAND Christ said…Christ’s Divinity or His Godlike character is available for the taking. It is only waiting for your draft upon it.

Claim this verse as God promising this to YOU today and everyday! 1 Thessalonians 3:13 “To the end he may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before GOD, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all his saints.”

Ask and IT SHALL BE GIVEN YOU, PRESSED DOWN AND RUNNING OVER. Claim the character of Christ as your very own just now. Claim the TEN Commandments as YOUR THOUGHTS, YOUR FEELINGS, YOUR CHARACTER, YOUR POWER, YOUR WISDOM, YOUR INFLUENCE….CHRIST IN YOU IS THE LAW OF GOD IN YOU.

Jesus frequently referred to “My Father,” and his hearers got the full impact of his words. We are told, “The Jews tried all the harder to kill him; not only was he breaking the Sabbath, but he was even calling God his own Father, making himself equal with God.” John 5:18

On another occasion he said, “I and My Father are One.” Immediately the religious authorities wanted to stone him. He asked them which of his good works caused them to want to kill him. They replied, “We are not stoning you for any of these but for blasphemy, because you, a mere man, claim to be God.” John 10:33

Romans 8:11
But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you.

The law of God is a transcript of his character (His Thoughts and Feelings/His Power/His Influence); it portrays the nature of God. As in Christ we behold the brightness of his glory, the express image of his person, so also in the law the attributes of the Father are unfolded. [in the Spirit/WORD begotten believer]” ST December 30, 1889, par. 2

“It is character alone that God values.” The Ellen G. White 1888 Materials, p. 1445.2

Character IS power.” {COL 340.2} defined further in Gal 5:22-23 “love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness (slow to anger), temperance”

What does “Character” consist of exactly?

 “The thoughts and feelings combined make up the moral character.”  Messages to Young People, p. 92.1

“Character is influence.” Ellen White, RH September 29, 1891, par. 14

IT IS CHARACTER ALONE THAT GOD VALUES.

“Character is influence. As mind rules matter, character rules minds, and draws other minds into sympathy, and there is a new impulse, a moral taste created.”—Manuscript 11, 1892, 6, 10. (“Stewards of God’s Gifts,” no date.) Released August 13, 1959.  Manuscript Releases Volume Two [Nos. 97-161], p. 98.3

The Ten Commandments are ALSO a transcript of Christ’s thoughts and feelings, a transcript or copy of Christ’s thoughts and feelings, His Character, His NATURE, His attitude, His personality.

When we invite Christ into our MIND, our thoughts and our feelings become OUR DIVINE (Godly) character, our power, our influence, we receive the mind or character of Christ. Our mind is to be the MOST HOLY PLACE – a SANCTUARY or sacred dwelling place or abode/home for BOTH God and His Son in YOUR MIND, YOUR SOUL, YOUR BODY IS YOUR SOUL TEMPLE. Your soul is your mind. Breath + body = soul.

DIVINE (Godly) means to be HOLY, PERFECT, in constant agreement with God the Father whose thoughts and feelings are the Ten Thoughts or The Ten Commandments (character / power / influence) are channeled / hosted / medium / advocated to us through His Son Jesus Christ.

Rom 7:25 I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then with the mind I myself serve the law of God; but with the flesh the law of sin.”

Ephesians 5:26
to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word,

Rom 8:7 Because the carnal mind [is] enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.

Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he [is] God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations; Deut. 7:9.

Jer 31:33 “But this [shall be] the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel (Spirit-WORD begotten Israel/believers); After those days, saith the LORD, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts (what they THINK, SAY AND DO); and will be their God, and they shall be my people.”

CLAIM JER 31:33 if you want the mind that was ALSO in CHRIST JESUS IN YOU! CLAIM THESE WORDS AS GOD’S PROMISE TO YOU!  Pray, Heavenly Daddy, I claim Jer 31:33 as your WORDS spoken to me through Your Seed. Your Word Christ is Your seed and His speech (Word/Spirit/character/messages) is dropping like dew and rain upon me from you. I thank and praise you for Christ who faithfully taught us your WORDS, YOUR TEN WORDS, The Ten Commandments, and your loving merciful kindness is great toward me. Your TRUTH (Law/Christ) endureth FOREVER! I PRAISE YOU JUST NOW AND FOREVER! In your Son’s name I ask for your MIND to be given to me. Your thoughts, Your feelings, Your Character, Your Power, Your Influence given to me through Your Seed, Your Son, MY RIGHTEOUSNESS, MY CHARACTER. Amen.

“And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be delivered:  for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the Lord hath said, and in the remnant whom the Lord shall call.”  Joel 2:32

Now from the New Testament:

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

Hbr 10:16 This [is] the covenant that I will make with them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them;

Claim Bible promises to get God’s TEN thoughts and feelings/character=power=influence through Christ yourself according to 2 Peter 1:4 “Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that BY THESE (claiming these Bible verses as your own WORDS, living these WORD in your daily choices) ye might be partakers of the divine nature (Godly character=thoughts and feelings=influence=power), having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust (evil desires).”

The law of love is the foundation of God’s government, and the service of love the only service acceptable to Heaven. God has granted freedom of will to all, endowed men with capacity to appreciate His character, and therefore with ability to love Him and to choose His service. So long as created beings worshiped God they were in harmony throughout the universe. While love to God was supreme, love to others abounded. As there was no transgression of the law, which is the transcript of God’s character, no note of discord jarred the celestial harmonies. {TMK 366.2}

But known unto God are all His works, and from eternal ages the covenant of grace (unmerited favor) existed in the mind of God. It is called the everlasting covenant, for the plan of salvation was not conceived after the fall of man, but it was that which was “kept in  silence through times eternal, but now is manifested, and . . . made known unto all the nations . . .” (Rom. 16:25, 26, R.V.). . . . {TMK 366.3}

Philippians 4:8  Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

If we understand that Christ IS our Righteousness, our truth, (JESUS SAYS “I AM THE TRUTH” John 14:6) and TRUTH is the law of God (Psalm 119:142 “Your law IS truth.”), Jesus says, I AM THE TRUTH, the LAW! If we have Jesus IN us we have the LAW or TEN THOUGHTS, the TEN WORDS of God inside our minds, the Most Holy place, the Sanctuary or sacred dwelling place, the secret place of the MOST HIGH. “Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and WE will come unto him, and make OUR abode with him.” John 14:23. WE enter into Christ through thanksgiving and into HIS COURTS with Praise (Psalms 100:4), Christ enters into us when we claim Christ’s victory as ours. Claim His sacrifices (blood/choices) as your own death and resurrection to transform your mind into the mind of Christ = The Ten Commandment or TEN THOUGHTS of GOD sent to us through His Son’s WORDS/SPIRIT/CHARACTER.

When we have Christ dwelling inside our minds, we become a HOST, a channel or a medium for the Law of God through Christ’s Spirit which is His character His WORDS, because His thoughts become His WORDS…My “WORDS ARE SPIRIT (character)” John 6:63… The Bible IS ALIVE and ELECTRIFYING = the WORDS in the BIBLE ARE WORDS OF GOD THE FATHER SENT TO US THROUGH HIS SON TO SPEAK TO US. Deuteronomy 32:2 “Let my teaching fall on you like rain; let my speech (BIBLE VERSE WORDS=SPIRIT =CHARACTER OF CHRIST) settle like dew. Let my words fall like rain on tender grass, like gentle showers on young plants.”

Job 29:22
After I had spoken, they spoke no more; my words fell gently on their ears.

Psalm 65:10
You drench its furrows and level its ridges; you soften it with showers and bless its crops.

Psalm 72:6
May he be like rain falling on a mown field, like showers watering the earth.

Proverbs 4:2
I give you sound learning, so do not forsake my teaching.

Isaiah 55:10
As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return to it without watering the earth and making it bud and flourish, so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater,

Isaiah 55:11
so is my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.

Micah 5:7
The remnant of Jacob will be in the midst of many peoples like dew from the LORD, like showers on the grass, which do not wait for anyone or depend on man.

Psalm 139:17 “How precious to me are your thoughts, God! How vast is the sum of them!” The TEN Commandments are only TEN THOUGHTS or God! How many more thoughts of God do we have to learn throughout eternity! We seem to have such a hard time grasping just TEN of God’s thoughts! Christ is the TEN THOUGHTS of God… God wants us to have those TEN THOUGHTS embedded in our mind, in OUR THOUGHTS through Christ.

Thus shall it be done unto the man (Christ) whom God the King eternal delights to honor! Christ siting in our mind/Throne. Our mind should be a Throne, a saddle, a chariot for Christ and we should be going forth doing His work (believing in Christ) all the while thinking and singing His thanksgiving and praise for His merciful kindness is great toward us and the TRUTH of the LORD GOD ALMIGHTY endureth FOREVER! PRAISE YE THE LORD! Psalms 117!

The Ten Commandments are only Ten Thoughts or Ten Ideas of God Himself planted into our mind/thoughts through His Only Seed, His only Son, Jesus Christ:

“Words are as seeds which are planted.Mind, Character, and Personality Volume 2, p. 518.2

What kind of seeds are you planting into the minds around you by YOUR words? Are they HOLY WORDS? Or UNHOLY words? (Unholy WORDS ARE what the 5 FOOLISH virgins talk about or the UNHOLY Feast the 5 FOOLISH VIRGINS feast on: Finding fault and criticizing, tearing down the reputation of other people, EVEN IF IT’s TRUE! Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like) To learn more about what these words mean, look the defination up on Google.com.

What kind of HARVEST are you going to gather? The kind of seeds/words you plant will grow and you will harvest/reap what you plant. Choose ye this day whom ye will serve? Christ’s Thoughts/words? Or Satan’s thoughts/words?

Philippians 2:5 “Let this mind (character=thoughts and feelings=Ten Commandments=truth) be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:” (love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance)

Philippians 3:15 “Let us therefore, as many as be perfect, be thus minded (Christlike in thoughts and feelings=character): and if in any thing ye be otherwise minded, God shall reveal even this unto you.”

When we learn the power (character, thoughts and feelings) of God’s Word (Christ), these are the questions we will ask for every situation:

What is God’s Command? And What IS His Promise? Knowing these, we shall obey the one, and trust the other.

Holy Spirit = “The DIVINE SPIRIT that the world’s Redeemer promised to send IS the PRESENCE and POWER (character=Ten Commandments) of God.” ST November 23, 1891, par. 1Ye Shall Receive Power, p. 39.5

Character IS power.” {COL 340.2} defined further in Gal 5:23-24

What does “Character” consist of exactly?

 “The thoughts and feelings combined make up the moral character.”  Messages to Young People, p. 92.1

Merriam-Webster says “Character” is “The mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual.” Also known as  our  nature, personality, temper, figure, disposition.

In the parable, all the ten virgins went out to meet the bridegroom. All had lamps and vessels for oil. For a time there was seen no difference between them. So with the church that lives just before Christ’s second coming. All have a knowledge of the Scriptures. All have heard the message of Christ’s near approach, and confidently expect His appearing. But as in the parable, so it is now. A time of waiting intervenes, faith is tried; and when the cry is heard, “Behold, the Bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet Him,” many are unready. They have no oil in their vessels with their lamps. They are destitute of the Holy Spirit.

Without the Spirit of God a knowledge of His word is of no avail. The theory of truth, unaccompanied by the Holy Spirit, cannot quicken the soul or sanctify the heart. One may be familiar with the commands and promises of the Bible; but unless the Spirit of God sets the truth home, the character will not be transformed. Without the enlightenment of the Spirit, men will not be able to distinguish truth from error, and they will fall under the masterful temptations of Satan.

The class represented by the foolish virgins are not hypocrites. They have a regard for the truth, they have advocated the truth, they are attracted to those who believe the truth; but they have not yielded themselves to the Holy Spirit’s working. They have not fallen upon the Rock, Christ Jesus, and permitted their old nature to be broken up. This class are represented also by the stony-ground hearers. They receive the word with readiness, but they fail of assimilating its principles. Its influence is not abiding. The Spirit works upon man’s heart, according to his desire and consent implanting in him a new nature; but the class represented by the foolish virgins have been content with a superficial work. They do not know God. They have not studied His character; they have not held communion with Him; therefore they do not know how to trust, how to look and live. Their service to God degenerates into a form. “They come unto thee as the people cometh, and they sit before thee as My people, and they hear thy words, but they will not do them; for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goeth after their covetousness.” Ezekiel 33:31. The apostle Paul points out that this will be the special characteristic of those who live just before Christ’s second coming. He says, “In the last days perilous times shall come: for men shall be lovers of their own selves; … lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof.” 2 Timothy 3:1-5.

This is the class that in time of peril are found crying, Peace and safety. They lull their hearts into security, and dream not of danger. When startled from their lethargy, they discern their destitution, and entreat others to supply their lack; but in spiritual things no man can make up another’s deficiency. The grace of God has been freely offered to every soul. The message of the gospel has been heralded, “Let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.” Revelation 22:17. But character is not transferable. No man can believe for another. No man can receive the Spirit for another. No man can impart to another the character which is the fruit of the Spirit’s working. “Though Noah, Daniel, and Job were in it [the land], as I live, saith the Lord God, they shall deliver neither son nor daughter; they shall but deliver their own souls by their righteousness.” Ezekiel 14:20.

It is in a crisis that character is revealed. When the earnest voice proclaimed at midnight, “Behold, the bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet him,” and the sleeping virgins were roused from their slumbers, it was seen who had made preparation for the event. Both parties were taken unawares; but one was prepared for the emergency, and the other was found without preparation. So now, a sudden and unlooked-for calamity, something that brings the soul face to face with death, will show whether there is any real faith in the promises of God. It will show whether the soul is sustained by grace. The great final test comes at the close of human probation, when it will be too late for the soul’s need to be supplied.

The ten virgins are watching in the evening of this earth’s history. All claim to be Christians. All have a call, a name, a lamp, and all profess to be doing God’s service. All apparently wait for Christ’s appearing. But five are unready. Five will be found surprised, dismayed, outside the banquet hall.

At the final day, many will claim admission to Christ’s kingdom, saying, “We have eaten and drunk in Thy presence, and Thou hast taught in our streets.” “Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Thy name? and in Thy name have cast out devils? and in Thy name done many wonderful works?” But the answer is, “I tell you, I know you not whence ye are; depart from Me.” Luke 13:26; Matthew 7:22; Luke 13:27. In this life they have not entered into fellowship with Christ; therefore they know not the language of heaven, they are strangers to its joy. “What man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God.” 1 Corinthians 2:11.

Saddest of all words that ever fell on mortal ear are those words of doom, “I know you not.” The fellowship of the Spirit, which you have slighted, could alone make you one with the joyous throng at the marriage feast. In that scene you cannot participate. Its light would fall on blinded eyes, its melody upon deaf ears. Its love and joy could awake no chord of gladness in the world-benumbed heart. You are shut out from heaven by your own unfitness for its companionship.

We cannot be ready to meet the Lord by waking when the cry is heard, “Behold, the Bridegroom!” and then gathering up our empty lamps to have them replenished. We cannot keep Christ apart from our lives here, and yet be fitted for His companionship in heaven.

In the parable the wise virgins had oil in their vessels with their lamps. Their light burned with undimmed flame through the night of watching. It helped to swell the illumination for the bridegroom’s honor. Shining out in the darkness, it helped to illuminate the way to the home of the bridegroom, to the marriage feast.

So the followers of Christ are to shed light into the darkness of the world. Through the Holy Spirit, God’s word is a light as it becomes a transforming power in the life of the receiver. By implanting in their hearts the principles of His word, the Holy Spirit develops in men the attributes of God. The light of His glory—His character—is to shine forth in His followers. Thus they are to glorify God, to lighten the path to the Bridegroom’s home, to the city of God, to the marriage supper of the Lamb.

The coming of the bridegroom was at midnight—the darkest hour. So the coming of Christ will take place in the darkest period of this earth’s history. The days of Noah and Lot pictured the condition of the world just before the coming of the Son of man. The Scriptures pointing forward to this time declare that Satan will work with all power and “with all deceivableness of unrighteousness.” 2 Thessalonians 2:9, 10. His working is plainly revealed by the rapidly increasing darkness, the multitudinous errors, heresies, and delusions of these last days. Not only is Satan leading the world captive, but his deceptions are leavening the professed churches of our Lord Jesus Christ. The great apostasy will develop into darkness deep as midnight, impenetrable as sackcloth of hair. To God’s people it will be a night of trial, a night of weeping, a night of persecution for the truth’s sake. But out of that night of darkness God’s light will shine.

He causes “the light to shine out of darkness.” 2 Corinthians 4:6. When “the earth was without form, and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep,” “the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, Let there be light; and there was light.” Genesis 1:2, 3. So in the night of spiritual darkness, God’s word goes forth, “Let there be light.” To His people He says, “Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee.” Isaiah 60:1.

“Behold,” says the Scripture, “the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people; but the Lord shall arise upon thee, and His glory shall be seen upon thee.” Isaiah 60:2.

It is the darkness of misapprehension of God that is enshrouding the world. Men are losing their knowledge of His character. It has been misunderstood and misinterpreted. At this time a message from God is to be proclaimed, a message illuminating in its influence and saving in its power. His character is to be made known. Into the darkness of the world is to be shed the light of His glory, the light of His goodness, mercy, and truth.

This is the work outlined by the prophet Isaiah in the words, “O Jerusalem, that bringest good tidings, lift up thy voice with strength; lift it up, be not afraid; say unto the cities of Judah, Behold your God! Behold, the Lord God will come with strong hand, and His arm shall rule for Him; behold, His reward is with Him, and His work before Him.” Isaiah 40:9, 10.

Those who wait for the Bridegroom’s coming are to say to the people, “Behold your God.” The last rays of merciful light, the last message of mercy to be given to the world, is a revelation of His character of love. The children of God are to manifest His glory. In their own life and character they are to reveal what the grace of God has done for them.

The light of the Sun of Righteousness is to shine forth in good works—in words of truth and deeds of holiness.

Christ, the outshining of the Father’s glory, came to the world as its light. He came to represent God to men, and of Him it is written that He was anointed “with the Holy Ghost and with power,” and “went about doing good.” Acts 10:38. In the synagogue at Nazareth He said, “The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, because He hath anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor; He hath sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, to preach the acceptable year of the Lord.” Luke 4:18, 19. This was the work He commissioned His disciples to do. “Ye are the light of the world,” He said. “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” Matthew 5:14, 16.

This is the work which the prophet Isaiah describes when he says, “Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh? Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thine health shall spring forth speedily; and thy righteousness shall go before thee; the glory of the Lord shall be thy rereward.” Isaiah 58:7, 8.

Thus in the night of spiritual darkness God’s glory is to shine forth through His church in lifting up the bowed down and comforting those that mourn.

All around us are heard the wails of a world’s sorrow. On every hand are the needy and distressed. It is ours to aid in relieving and softening life’s hardships and misery.

Practical work will have far more effect than mere sermonizing. We are to give food to the hungry, clothing to the naked, and shelter to the homeless. And we are called to do more than this. The wants of the soul, only the love of Christ can satisfy. If Christ is abiding in us, our hearts will be full of divine sympathy. The sealed fountains of earnest, Christlike love will be unsealed.

God calls not only for our gifts for the needy, but for our cheerful countenance, our hopeful words, our kindly handclasp. When Christ healed the sick, He laid His hands upon them. So should we come in close touch with those whom we seek to benefit.

There are many from whom hope has departed. Bring back the sunshine to them. Many have lost their courage. Speak to them words of cheer. Pray for them. There are those who need the bread of life. Read to them from the word of God. Upon many is a soul sickness which no earthly balm can reach nor physician heal. Pray for these souls, bring them to Jesus. Tell them that there is a balm in Gilead and a Physician there.

Light is a blessing, a universal blessing, pouring forth its treasures on a world unthankful, unholy, demoralized. So it is with the light of the Sun of Righteousness. The whole earth, wrapped as it is in the darkness of sin, and sorrow, and pain, is to be lighted with the knowledge of God’s love. From no sect, rank, or class of people is the light shining from heaven’s throne to be excluded.

The message of hope and mercy is to be carried to the ends of the earth. Whosoever will, may reach forth and take hold of God’s strength and make peace with Him, and he shall make peace. No longer are the heathen to be wrapped in midnight darkness. The gloom is to disappear before the bright beams of the Sun of Righteousness. The power of hell has been overcome.

But no man can impart that which he himself has not received. In the work of God, humanity can originate nothing. No man can by his own effort make himself a light bearer for God. It was the golden oil emptied by the heavenly messengers into the golden tubes, to be conducted from the golden bowl into the lamps of the sanctuary, that produced a continuous bright and shining light. It is the love of God continually transferred to man that enables him to impart light. Into the hearts of all who are united to God by faith the golden oil of love flows freely, to shine out again in good works, in real, heartfelt service for God.

In the great and measureless gift of the Holy Spirit are contained all of heaven’s resources. It is not because of any restriction on the part of God that the riches of His grace do not flow earthward to men. If all were willing to receive, all would become filled with His Spirit.

 

Did you get that? “What is the shame of this nakedness and poverty? “…of separating ourselves from God!” If we as a “professed” Adventist have rashly denied the BRIGHT light set up behind us {our historical SDA foundational doctrines} by rejecting the one and only true God, “professed” Adventists today are shamefully naked! Without God and His power! “Why is there so dim a perception of the true spiritual condition of the church?  Has not blindness fallen upon the watchmen standing on the walls of Zion?…Who can truthfully say, ‘Our gold is tried in the fire; our garments are unspotted by the world’?  I saw our Instructor pointing to the garments of so-called righteousness.  Stripping them off, He laid bare the defilement beneath.  Then He {Christ} said to me: ‘Can you not see how they have pretentiously covered up their defilement and rottenness of character?  ‘How is the faithful city become an harlot!  My Father’s house is made a house of merchandise, A PLACE WHENCE THE DIVINE PRESENCE AND GLORY HAVE DEPARTED!‘”  —{Testimonies, vol 8, p 248-250, April 21, 1903}

“Behold the Bridegroom cometh. Jesus turned from them with a frown. They had slighted and rejected him. Those who received the message were wrapped in a cloud of glory. They waited and watched and prayed to know the will of God. They greatly feared to offend him. I saw Satan and his angels seeking to shut this divine light from the people of God; but as long as the waiting ones cherished the light, and kept their eyes raised from earth to Jesus, Satan could have no power to deprive them of this precious light. The message given from heaven enraged Satan and his angels, and those who professed to love Jesus, but despised his coming, scorned and derided the faithful, trusting ones. But an angel marked every insult, every slight, every abuse they received from their professed brethren. Very many raised their voices to cry, Behold the Bridegroom cometh, and left their brethren who did not love the appearing of Jesus, and who would not suffer them to dwell upon his second coming. I saw Jesus turn his face from those who rejected and despised his coming, and then he bade angels lead his people out from among the unclean, lest they should be defiledThose obedient to the messages stood out free and united. A holy and excellent light shone upon them. They renounced the world, tore their affections from it, and sacrificed their earthly interests. They gave up their earthly treasure, and their anxious gaze was directed to heaven, expecting to see their loved Deliverer. A sacred, holy joy beamed upon their countenances, and told of the peace and joy which reigned within. Jesus bade his angels go and strengthen them, for the hour of their trial drew onI saw that these waiting ones were not yet tried as they must beThey were not free from errors. And I saw the mercy and goodness of God in sending a warning to the people of earth, and REPEATED MESSAGES to bring them up to a point of time, to lead them to a diligent search of themselves, that they might divest themselves of errors which have been handed down from the heathen and papists. Through these messages God has been BRINGING OUT his people where he can work for them in greater power, and where they can keep ALL His commandments.” —{Spiritual Gifts, Volume 1, Page 157}

 

“The Sabbath…is the sign of the power of Christ.” Desire of Ages, p. 283.4

 “Sabbath is the separating wall between believers and unbelievers“, Early Writings, p 85

 “The Sabbath will be the great test of loyalty, with people receiving either the Mark of the Beast (Sunday worship) or the Seal of God.”  The Great Controversy, p 605.

“Those who embrace the truth should seek a clear understanding of the Scriptures and an experimental knowledge of a living Saviour. The intellect should be cultivated, the memory taxed. All intellectual laziness is sin, and spiritual lethargy is death.” Testimony Treasures Volume 1, p. 529.3

“Pentecost brought them the heavenly illumination. The truths they could not understand while Christ was with them were now unfolded. With a faith and assurance that 
they had never before known, they accepted the teachings of the Sacred Word. No longer was it a matter of FAITH with them that Christ was the Son of God. They knew that, although clothed with humanity, He was indeed the Messiah, and they told their experience to the world with a confidence which carried with it the conviction that God was with them.

They could speak the name of Jesus with assurance; for was He not their Friend and Elder Brother? Brought into close communion with Christ, they sat with Him in heavenly places. With what burning language they clothed their ideas as they bore witness for Him! Their hearts were surcharged with a benevolence so full, so deep, so far-reaching, that it impelled them to go to the ends of the earth, testifying to the power of Christ. They were filled with an intense longing to carry forward the work He had begun. They realized the greatness of their debt to heaven and the responsibility of their work. Strengthened by the endowment of the Holy Spirit, they went forth filled with zeal to extend the triumphs of the cross. The Spirit animated them and spoke through them. The peace of Christ shone from their faces. They had consecrated their lives to Him for service, and their very features bore evidence to the surrender they had made.” The Acts of the Apostles, p. 45.3

“You recognize these facts in Bible history as true, but apply them to the future. They have their force still in their proper place, in the chain of events that have made us as a people what we are today, and as such, they are to be presented to those who are in the darkness of error. The true workers of Jesus Christ are to cooperate with their brethren who have had an experience in the work from the very rise of the third angel’s message

(1844 era repeated in the last days –

“The eye salve is the true spiritual discernment that is so wanting among us, for spiritual things must be spiritually discerned.”
—{The Review and Herald, April 1, 1890}.

Warning for those who think or say these words: “God is blessing me, so I must be doing all right. I have all, or most of the truth I need. I keep the Sabbath every week and help people.” Don’t think for a second that you are safe until you are standing in the City of God. If you think that you are pretty safe, you need to study more than anyone else. Talents are the material things and abilities God gives you, to work for Him. Don’t take it for granted it’s because you are righteous: Isaiah 45:5 “I am the LORD, and there is none else, there is no God beside me: I girded thee, though thou hast not known me:” Psalm 18:32 “It is God that girdeth me with strength, and maketh my way perfect.” It is character alone that God values. In the greatness of their ignorance, in the poverty of their spirit, they feel that they have attained unto the measure of the full stature of men and women in Christ, when they are mere babes in understanding.

Says Christ, By renouncing your own self-sufficiency, giving up all things, however dear to you, you may buy the gold, the raiment, and the eyesalve that you may see.

 

If YOU do NOT want to be HUNG by your own tongue (lose eternal life); make this a new rule for your thoughts, and tongue:

NEVER tear down the reputation of a fellow being.” RH November 10, 1910, par. 12

(Even if what you say is TRUE, NEVER tear down the reputation of a fellow being. EVER.) Claim this verse as your own ticket to become perfect, holy, never to say wrong words: Luke 21:15 “For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.”

“Make it a rule never to utter one word of doubt or discouragement.” Steps to Christ, p. 119.3 (1892).
“Do not find fault and criticize.”  RH November 10, 1910, par. 12
“Those who train the mind to seize upon everything which they can use as a peg to hang a doubt upon, and suggest these thoughts to other minds, will always find occasion to doubt. They will question and criticize everything that arises in the unfolding of truth, criticize the work and position of others, criticize every branch of the work in which they have not themselves a part.They will feed upon the errors and mistakes and faults of others, “until,” said the angel, “the Lord Jesus shall rise up from His mediatorial work in the heavenly sanctuary and shall clothe Himself with the garments of vengeance and surprise them at their UNHOLY FEAST (the 5 foolish virgins), and they will find themselves unprepared for the marriage supper of the Lamb.” Their taste has been so perverted that they would be inclined to criticize even the table of the Lord in His kingdom.” Testimonies for the Church Volume 5, p. 689.2
“The Lord would have His people sound in the faith—not ignorant of the great salvation so abundantly provided for them. They are NOT to look forward, thinking that at some future time a great work is to be done for them; for the work is now complete. The believer is NOT called upon to make his peace with God; he never has nor ever can do this. He is to accept Christ as his peace, for with Christ is God and peace. Christ made an end of sin, bearing its heavy curse in His own body on the tree, and He hath taken away the curse from all those who believe in Him as a personal Saviour. He makes an end of the controlling power of sin in the heart, and the life and character of the believer testify to the genuine character of the grace of Christ. To those that ask Him, Jesus imparts the Holy Spirit; for it is necessary that every believer should be delivered from pollution, as well as from the curse and condemnation of the law. Through the work of the Holy Spirit (God THROUGH His Son’s Spirit’s WORDS=POWER/CHARACTER/PRESENCE = they will make their abode in us John 14:23), the sanctification of the truth, the believer becomes fitted for the courts of heaven; for Christ works within us, and His righteousness is upon us. Without this no soul will be entitled to heaven. We would not enjoy heaven unless qualified for its holy atmosphere by the influence of the Spirit and the righteousness of Christ.” Selected Messages Book 1, p. 394.3
Your Character becomes like Christ’s CHARACTER by claiming the precious BIBLE VERSE PROMISES AS YOUR VERY OWN WORDS. START LEARNING AND SPEAKING THE LANGUAGE OF HEAVEN NOW. SPEAK LIKE JESUS. USE HIS WORDS AS YOUR WORDS. THIS IS WHAT CHRIST DID. HE USED HIS FATHER’S WORDS TO TEACH US! YES! HE DID! John 14:10  “The words I speak are not my own, but my Father who lives in me does his work through me.”
John 12:49 “For I did not speak on my own, but the Father who sent me commanded me to say all that I have spoken.”
John 5:19 “Jesus gave them this answer: “Very truly I tell you, the Son can do nothing by himself; he can do only what he sees his Father doing, because whatever the Father does the Son also does.”

John 14:20 “On that day you will realize that I am in my Father, and you are in me, and I am in you.”

John 14:24 “Anyone who does not love me will not obey my teaching. These words you hear are not my own; they belong to the Father who sent me.”

If you want Christ’s character it means TRUTH. Christ is the TRUTH. God’s law is TRUTH.  “Stand therefore, having your loins gird about with Truth (the Verity of God’s Word is CHRIST! His MIND, His PRESENCE AND POWER=TRUTH/LAW/CHARACTER/RIGHTEOUSNESS IN US!) . . . !” Ephesians 6:14

“Christian character is not achieved in an instant, but day after day we are to add to our faith virtue, and to virtue knowledge, and to knowledge temperance, and to temperance patience, and to patience brotherly kindness, and to brotherly kindness charity. It is in this way that we are to be made ready for the coming of Christ.” RH April 21, 1891, par. 7

You get the mind of Jesus inside of you by reading the Bible, praying for discernment, memorizing Bible verses, praying and meditating upon Bible verse and SOP promises. Claiming the pledged Word of God as your very own promises!

So…CHRIST, the only Divine Son of the Only living God consists of:  Christ IS the embodiment/manifestation/channel/medium of His Father’s law (truth). Christ’s MIND is the law which is TRUTH. Christ is righteousness (truth), and Christ is the truth, today and for ever. Psalm 119:142

Psalm 119:160 “Thy word (Christ) is true from the beginning (origin of the seed of God, Christ): and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever.”

Psalm 19:7 “The law (Christ) of the LORD (God the Father) is perfect, refreshing the soul. The statutes (Christ’s character) of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple.”

When we learn the power (character, thoughts and feelings) of God’s Word (Christ), these are the questions we will ask for every situation:

What is God’s Command? And What IS His Promise? Knowing these, we shall obey the one, and trust the other.

Example: 
Command: 1 Peter 1:15-17 KJV “But as he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.”

Promise: Because in James 3:2 it says if we can only say words that are holy we are a PERFECT man…. PERFECT mind you! This is HIS PROMISE to us! “For in many things we offend all. If any man offend NOT in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.”

Then you can claim this promise: Luke 21:15 (KJV) “For I will give you a mouth and wisdom (Jesus 1 Corinthians 1:24), which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.” Also Jude 1:24 says Christ is more than able to present us FAULTLESS before His Father!!!

What ARE we waiting for folks? 2 Peter 1:4 promises to give us the Divine Nature or GODLY CHARACTER if we just claim the exceeding great and precious promises of God written in the Bible verses as our own GIFT from God Himself. Let’s learn the language of Heaven! 2 Pt 1:4: “Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust (evil desires).”

Pray something like “Our Heavenly Daddy, in the name of Christ, our Righteous Character, we claim Luke 21:15 as our very own promise and we know you keep you word. We claim Jude 1:24 and Psalms 91 and Isaiah 41:9-13 over our family, friends and enemies today. We claim Christ’s victory as ours today that we overcome just as He overcame sin. We ask in the name of our husband, our Bridegroom, our Saviour, Jesus Christ the only Son of the only living God. We thank and praise you for your merciful goodness to us. We thank you and bless your holy name forever. Long live the King of Kings and Lord of Lords!

DECLARE THE POWER OF GOD’S WORD (CHRIST) OVER YOUR LIFE STARTING THIS SECOND! Let this MIND that was ALSO in  Christ Jesus BE IN YOU! WHEN CHRIST DWELLS IN YOUR MIND, YOUR THOUGHTS AND YOUR FEELINGS, YOU HAVE THE TEN COMMANDMENT LAW OF HIS FATHER WRITTEN TO THE FLESHY TABLES OF YOUR MIND! THE VERY THOUGHTS OF GOD HIMSELF BECOME YOUR THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS THROUGH HIS SON, OUR ONLY DOOR OR GATE TO BE RECONCILED BACK TO THE ONLY WISE ETERNAL IMMORTAL, EXTREMELY KIND AND LOVING MERCIFUL GOD AND FATHER OF CHRIST.

YOU STILL RETAIN YOUR INDIVIDUAL PERSONALITY, BUT YOUR THOUGHTS, WORDS AND ACTIONS ARE GOVERNED BY CHRIST IN YOU, THE LAW OF GOD IN YOU BECAUSE CHRIST IS THE TRUTH AND THE TRUTH IS THE CHARACTER OF GOD HIMSELF AND THE TEN COMMANDMENTS ARE HIS THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS EXPRESSED TO US THROUGH HIS SON’S MIND WHICH IS REALLY BOTH THE FATHER’S CHOICES WHICH ARE ALSO HIS SON’S CHOICES, WHICH WHEN THEY DWELL/LIVE IN US, THEY CONSTRAIN US FROM SIN, FROM HAVING SIN IN US.

JESUS HAS GOD HIS FATHER’S (1 COR 8:6) MIND TEMPERING HIS OWN CHOICES/WILL WITH HIS FATHER’S COMMANDS (MENTS) AND IF WE LOVE CHRIST IN US, OUR DESIRES, OUR INCLINATIONS TO DO ANYTHING CONTRARY TO THE TEN COMMANDMENTS WILL SEEM AN ABOMINATION AGAINST OUR HEAVENLY DADDY AND HIS SON, OUR BRIDEGROOM, OUR BENEFACTOR, OUR CHARACTER/SPIRIT/WORDS TO CHANNEL TO OTHERS.

THE LOVE OF GOD IS CHRIST IN US – IT IS REALLY THE TEN COMMANDMENTS IN US – AND BY THEIR SPIRIT (WORDS/MIND) THEY TEMPER OUR DESIRES TO BE LIKE THEIR DESIRES, HOLY, PERFECT WHICH SIMPLY MEANS TO BE IN CONSTANT AGREEMENT WITH GOD.

Psalm 68:24 NIV “Your procession, God, has come into view (October 22, 1844), the procession of my God and King into the sanctuary.”

Psalm 77:13 KJV “Thy way, O God, is in the sanctuary (October 22, 1844): who is so great a God as our God?”

A true ROYAL Bride thinks, speaks and acts like her Bridegroom, Christ. The Bride is FILLED with Christ’s character (the Ten THOUGHTS or TEN COMMANDMENTS) of the God and Father of Christ. The Bridegroom is a chip of the ‘ole block. A rock cut out of the mountain without hands. A Spirit (WORD FILLED =Ten Thoughts of GOD become HIS TEN WORDS, SPIRIT FILLED TEN WORDS, MY WORDS ARE SPIRIT- and they ARE LIFE) Spirit-begotten believer. God speaks His Words to us through Christ THE WORD OF GOD. WHEN WE INVITE THE WORD OF GOD INTO OUR LIVES BY INTENSE TRIMMING OF OUR LAMPS our minds, trimming our bad habits or manmade traditions out of our lives, by INTENSELY STUDYING and doing/obeying THE WORD OF GOD, THE BIBLE and claiming it’s great and precious promises, its Bible Verses….by the faith OF Christ, this is HOW we get the Ten Commandments written to our mind, our thoughts, our feelings…by beholding we become changed, by intense study of God’s WORD we become changed into God’s Ten Words or into His ROYAL Ten Thoughts, which become our own thoughts, our own feelings, our own desires, our own character our own HABITS, which becomes our destiny.

The Ten Virgin wedding party PROCESSION started out with all 10 virgins awake. Since 1844, 170 years have lapsed during this tarrying time. The Spirit and the Bride say “COME”! Christ and His Bride (144,000 leaders/similar to Levites/Aaron’s rod that budded=especially chosen) are CALLING (Matt 25:6/Rev 18:4) to the guests, the 5 wise virgins who wake up and GO OUT/COME OUT = Christ and His Bride are calling from OUTSIDE (Rev 14:4) of all 501 (c) (3) (non-profit/tax exempt) churches and JOIN Christ’s wedding party PROCESSION that has been going on since October 22, 1844 when Christ moved into the Most Holy Place which is also known as the Bridal Chambers – Christ and His Bride consummate their spiritual union – Christ’s Bride receives His character, THE OIL represents the CHARACTER CHRIST imparts to His wife when she submits to Him completely.

The CHILDREN of the Bridal Chamber, are SONS and DAUGHTERS of this spiritual union of Christ with His Bride (Zion=144,000) who are the 5 wise virgins who COME OUT of all churches and follow Christ ALONE at the CALL of the Bride and Bridegroom found in Matthew 25:6 “And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom cometh; GO YE OUT to meet him.” What are we to go out of and JOIN? The protection of Christ and His angels! Claim Christ’s blood sacrifice as a covering from the coming 7 last plagues. Lay all your burdens at Christ’s feet. Surrender yourself and all you have to Christ right now. Pray, “Take me oh Lord, as wholly Thine, I lay all my plans at Thy feet. Use me today in Thy service, abide with me and let all my work be wrought in Thee.” Steps to Christ, p. 70.1

“Bless ye God in the congregations.” Let the assembled company magnify the God whose ark they followed and became like in character through UNITED PRAISE is like the mingled perfume which Aaron made, it Should all be presented unto God. He blesses us; let him be blessed. “Even the Lord, from the fountain of Israel.” A parallel passage to that in Deborah’s song: “They that are delivered from the noise of archers in the places of drawing water, there shall they rehearse the righteous acts of the Lord.” The seat of the ark Would be the fountain of refreshing for all the tribes, and there they were to celebrate his praises. “Drink,” says the old inscription, “drink, weary traveller; drink and pray.” We may alter one word, and read it, drink and praise. If the Lord overflows with grace (Character=Holy thoughts and feelings=constant agreement with God means Perfect=Holy), we should overflow with gratitude. Ezekiel saw an ever-growing stream flow from under the altar, and issue out from under the threshold of the sanctuary, and wherever it flowed it gave life: let as many as have quaffed this life-giving stream glorify “the fountain of (Spiritual) Israel.”

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The True Meaning of the Ark of the Covenant – the 144,000 are to become a chariot-throne – moving Thrones or moving chariots of fire (fire represents zealous efforts in becoming in constant agreement with God getting heathen (baptized paganism) forms of worship out of our minds and actions= a disobedient life to a foul odor and an obedient life to a pleasant aroma to God). We are to be like the servants who carry around their Kings on poles, their throne on poles carried by the 144,000. The poles of the Ark of the Covenant represent our nose or the nose of God smelling the sweet incense of our prayers and songs of thanksgiving and praise to God and His Son continually for their merciful kindness and goodness toward us, and His truth endureth forever (Psalms 117). Thus shall it be done unto the man whom the King delights to Honor (Christ riding His throne, His chariot = our moving bodies/temples, our minds)  a disobedient life to a foul odor and an obedient life to a pleasant aroma 2 Corinthians 2:15 NLT “Our lives are a Christ-like fragrance rising up to God. But this fragrance is perceived differently by those who are being saved and by those who are perishing.”

Like the apostles the 144,000 are identified with their work (living and sharing the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th angels messages with special focus on the 7th day Saturday as Sabbath); they were as the incense, crushed and burned, but diffusing everywhere a waft of perfume. Perfume = thanksgiving and praise to God…an obedient life is a pleasant aroma to God. Bible verses about the Ark of the Covenant: http://www.openbible.info/topics/ark_of_the_covenant

In them that are saved, and in them that perish; rather, among those who are perishing and those who are being saved (comp. Acts 2:47). The odour is fragrant to God, though those who breathe it may be variously affected by it.

Triumph in Christ
14But thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and manifests through us the sweet aroma of the knowledge of Him in every place. 15For we are a fragrance of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing;16to the one an aroma from death to death, to the other an aroma from life to life. And who is adequate for these things?…

Numbers 15:3
and you present to the LORD food offerings from the herd or the flock, as an aroma pleasing to the LORD–whether burnt offerings or sacrifices, for special vows or freewill offerings or festival offerings–

We are to offer the SACRIFICES of the calves of our lips, our continual thanksgiving and praise to God through His Son!

2 Samuel 6:1-23 ESV / David again gathered all the chosen men of Israel, thirty thousand. And David arose and went with all the people who were with him from Baale-judah to bring up from there the ark of God, which is called by the name of the Lord of hosts who sits enthroned on the cherubim. And they carried the ark of God on a new cart and brought it out of the house of Abinadab, which was on the hill. And Uzzah and Ahio, the sons of Abinadab, were driving the When Love Trumps Angernew cart, with the ark of God, and Ahio went before the ark. And David and all the house of Israel were making merry before the Lord, with songs and lyres and harps and tambourines and castanets and cymbals.

Uzzah represents modern 501c3 Adventists who reach out and try to STEADY the NEW CART with the ARK OF THE LORD. 501c3 Adventist’s think the 144,000 are getting off course, by coming OUT of the 501c3 militant churches to be joined to Christ, the church triumphant, so they try to REACH out their HANDS to steady the Ark of the Covenant, our mobile temples and like Uzzah they are struck dead. The ARK of the Covenant had a tarrying time after this happened…like the Ten Virgin Parable had a tarrying time….then they wake up and the 5 wise virgins jump to their feet, trim their lamps which means intense study of God’s Word and SOP as never before known and JOIN the 144,000 mobile temples/bodies in thanking and praising God for His wonderful deliverance from apostasy in the 501c3 Seventh-day Adventist modern churches that worship the trinity of gods. “And David and all the house of Israel were making merry before the Lord, with songs and lyres and harps and tambourines and castanets and cymbals.” 2 Samuel 6:1-23.

The apostles are identified with their work; they were as the incense, crushed and burned, but diffusing everywhere a waft of perfume.

Romans 1:21
For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened.

Genesis 8:21 “The LORD smelled the pleasing aroma and said in his heart: “Never again will I curse the ground because of humans, even though every inclination of the human heart is evil from childhood. And never again will I destroy all living creatures, as I have done.”

Ezekiel 20:41
I will accept you as fragrant incense when I bring you out from the nations and gather you from the countries where you have been scattered, and I will be proved holy through you in the sight of the nations.

2 Corinthians 4:3
And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing.

Ephesians 5:2
and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

Philippians 4:18
I have received full payment and have more than enough. I am amply supplied, now that I have received from Epaphroditus the gifts you sent. They are a fragrant offering, an acceptable sacrifice, pleasing to God.

Moreover, this also tells you the Lord does not desire to merely live among men and women, as he did at Sinai, but within our minds, through his spirit (Christ=WORDS=Ten Commandments living in our thoughts, Words and actions=character=destiny); and in this manner each us becomes a human mobile temple (like the Tabernacle) for him. The mind is the throne seat of the human body, and on that throne seat should be the Lord (instead of the (Satan’s character=his words, his thoughts his actions) Sinful Inclination), ruling over his willing and thinking intelligent subjects, whom he created in the first place. In this way, each becomes a chariot or palanquin for the Lord

Palanquin definition:

  1. (in India and the East) a covered litter for one passenger, consisting of a large box carried on two horizontal poles by four or six bearers.
    Exodus 37:1-9 ESV / “Bezalel made the ark of acacia wood. Two cubits and a half was its length, a cubit and a half its breadth, and a cubit and a half its height. And he overlaid it with pure gold inside and outside, and made a molding of gold around it. And he cast for it four rings of gold for its four feet, two rings on its one side and two rings on its other side. And he made poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold (144,000 overlaid with pure gold, the robe of Righteousness, the character of Christ) and put the poles into the rings on the sides of the ark to carry the ark.”

    2 Chronicles 35:3 ESV / And he said to the Levites (similar to the 144,000) who taught all Israel and who were holy to the Lord, “Put the holy ark in the house that Solomon the son of David, king of Israel, built. You need not carry it on your shoulders. Now serve the Lord your God and his people Israel.

    Revelation 12:1-2 ESV / And a great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars (12×12,000=144,000). She was pregnant and was crying out in birth pains and the agony of giving birth. (the new birth pains and agony of giving birth represents the telling and showing Adventists that they need to come out of 501c3 modern SDA churches = those who COME out of Adventism are the Sons and Daughters (AKA “guests” and “5 wise virgins” of the wedding feast = feeding studying the Bible intensely as never before known) of the Bride (144,000) and Bridegroom’s spiritual union in the Bridal chambers, the Most Holy place = OUR MIND, the mobile temple (throne/chariot) of the Most High God and His Son mind = Then Ten Commandments/Manna (special vegan diet and feeding on the Word of God, Bible promises) and Aaron’s budded rod= The PRESENCE AND POWER (character) of God Himself through His Son)

    THE GUESTS ARE NOT THE BRIDE of Christ, the 144,000, Zion, the church triumphant:
    the people of God are said to be GUESTS at the marriage supper.” The Great Controversy 1888, p. 426.2.
    “If guests, they cannot be represented also as the bride.” The Great Controversy 1888, p. 426.2Christ in His Sanctuary, p. 104.2
    The GUESTS are also known as the Sons and Daughters of God. Also known as the 5 wise virgins who come out and join the Bridegroom and Brides procession into the wedding feast. Sons & Daughters of the Bridal chamber/minds connected to Christ. Spiritual children of the Bridegroom and Bride, the 144,000, faithful men and women represented as angels giving the Loud Cry, the Mother, New Jerusalem, the church triumphant, Zion…The TEMPLE of the living God…our bodies/minds are the sacred dwelling place of the Most High! 

THIS MEANS WE LIKE THE ARK OF THE COVENANT ARE A HOST, A ELECTROMAGNETIC HUMAN BOX, OUR CELLS ARE ELECTRIFIED BY THE WORDS OF CHRIST WHICH THE WORDS OF CHRIST ARE ALIVE AND ELECTRIFYING, MEMORIZE THEM, SAY THEM, SING THEM, PRAY THEM OVER YOUR LIFE AND YOUR ENEMIES LIVES AND LIVE OUT THE SANCTIFYING/CLEANSING, HAPPINESS GIVING TEN COMMANDMENTS IN YOUR DAILY CHOICES.

THE LOST ARK OF THE COVENANT IS FOUND IN YOUR MIND CONNECTED TO CHRIST WHICH IS THE TEN COMMANDMENTS INSIDE OF YOU, THE LAW WRITTEN TO YOUR MIND THROUGH CHRIST:

The Ark of the Covenant has always supposed to be symbolic of the human brain. The brain is not just a physical feature. Not only does it act as a receiver and transceiver of God’s consciousness, but the brain houses some very special glands that serve as gateways between the physical and spiritual worlds.

The ARK of the covenant BRAIN – THE TWO LOBES OF YOUR BRAIN BECOMES THE TWO THRONES OF GOD AND HIS SON. We are to STRIVE to be one of the moving chariots of God, the 144,000…become the mercy seat, the saddle, the Throne of God is a Spirit begotten believer…moving temples, moving dwelling place of God is our minds… God is up with the mobile times! God wants His CHURCH to be MOBILE CHURCHES, your body, your temple, was created to be the sacred dwelling place, the most Holy place, the chambers of your mind is to be the dwelling place of the MOST HIGH GOD and HIS SON! They dwell in our minds by their Spirit, their Words, their Character, their Thoughts, their Feelings which is outlined in the ROYAL PERPETUAL TEN COMMANDMENTS! Do you want to THINK like a ROYAL KING? INVITE CHRIST to come in and sup with you! Study the Bible and SOP with an intensity before unknown! Claim the Bible PROMISES as your very own prize! Claim Christ’s VICTORY as your very own victory over sin! Claim Jeremiah 33:3 as your own promise everyday and I promise you your life will be revolutionized!
http://www.templesecrets.info/ark/ark2.html

In Exodus 25:22 the Lord says he will speak to Moses from between the cherubim, but “above” the Ark’s lid; and in Leviticus 16:2: the Lord says he will appear in a cloud above (or upon or over) the Ark’s lid. Also in I Samuel 4:4 and II Samuel 6:2 the Lord is enthroned above or upon the cherubim; and in II Kings 19:15 Hezekiah prays to the God of Israel enthroned above the cherubim. And finally, in Psalms 99:1 and Isaiah 37:14 -16, the Lord “sits enthroned upon the cherubim” (in heaven – or over the earthly Ark). However one must not be imagine him sitting upon the small Ark. Rather, it was his voice sounding from between the cherubim that stood for his person, (Exodus:25:22). More info here to study and pray about: http://www.templesecrets.info/ark/ark2.html

Jeremiah 3:16 “In those days, when your numbers have increased greatly in the land,” declares the LORD, “people will no longer say, ‘The ark of the covenant of the LORD.’ It will never enter their minds or be remembered; it will not be missed, nor will another one be made.”

THE CHOICES OF YOUR MIND OR TEMPLE WHICH BECOMES THE SACRED DWELLING PLACE, LIKE THE LOST ARK OF THE COVENANT WAS THE DWELLING PLACE, OR HOME FOR THE TEN COMMANDMENTS. OUR MINDS BECOME THE DWELLING PLACE FOR THE MIND OR IDEAS OF GOD -is God Himself, FOR THE LAW OF GOD, HIS CHARACTER, LIKE THE ARK OF THE COVENANT. OUR MIND BECOMES THE MERCY SEAT FOR GOD AND HIS SON’S PRESENCE AND POWER (CHARACTER) WHEN WE PRACTICE/OBEY LIVE THE 10 LAWS in our LIVES, our daily little choices, OUR WILL. Jesus gives us His mind by coming to dwell in us by His Spirit. His Spirit is His mind. He communicates with us through our minds. When we take hold of the reality of this wonderful provision, and practice the presence of Jesus, then we will truly experience the Comforter; we will experience the only power (character) that can resist temptation and overcome sin. We MUST have Christ’s mind IN us!

these components of the Exodus narrative describe something that happens in your head on the way to your own Promised Land.

The true Ark of the Covenant rests atop your shoulders. More specifically, the Ark represents your brain. Even as Jesus was crucified at Golgotha (the place of the skull), representing part of the ascension process that takes place in your head, so too does the Ark. And in order to truly commune with God, that communion must take place within the confines of your mind. As we’ll soon see, communing with God means talking with TWO separate beings. God and His Son. Communicating with God through His Son means learning what God’s ideas are for us. The Ten Commandments are a TRANSCRIPT of the MIND of God Himself. He gave us the WORDS of HIS MIND through Christ after Adam and Eve sinned.

It has much more to do with becoming ONE with God, being RECONCILED BACK to the MIND of God through the WORDS God gave His Son to tell us, which are the plans of God for us through intense study of the precious Bible and SOP promises which are much bigger than your ideas! Claim the Bible verses as your very own WORDS…sent to you from God through His Son which are to become a living reality to you in your mind, thoughts words and actions! Which becomes your character, your destiny!

As Jesus said stated:

“that all of them may be one , Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us…” (John 17:21).

“Jesus prayed that his disciples might be one as he was one with his Father. This prayer did not contemplate one disciple with twelve heads, but twelve disciples, made one in object and effort in the cause of their master. Neither are the Father and the Son parts of the “three-one God.” They are two distinct beings, yet one in the design and accomplishment of redemption. The redeemed, from the first who shares in the great redemption, to the last, all ascribe the honor, and glory, and praise, of their salvation, to both God and the Lamb.” (James White, 1868, Life Incidents, page 343) 

Ellen White writes: “The unity that exists between Christ and His disciples does not destroy the personality of either. In mind, in purpose, in character, they are one, but not in person. By partaking of the Spirit of God,conforming to the law of God, man becomes a partaker of the divine nature (character=thoughts and feelings like God Himself). Christ brings His disciples into a living union with Himself and with the Father.(Ellen White warns, “The Father and the Son ALONE are to be exalted.” {The Youth’s Instructor, July 7, 1898 par.2}) Through the working of the Holy Spirit upon the human mind, man is made complete in Christ Jesus. Unity with Christ establishes a bond of unity with one another. This unity is the most convincing proof to the world of the majesty and virtue of Christ, and of His power (Character=thoughts and feelings=even the “inclination” to sin) to take away sin.” {Our Father Cares, p. 36.3}

Now let’s break down the image of the Ark. Two Cherubim’s faced each other on top of the lid. But what’s significant here is that the wings of the Cherubim are spread over the ark, covering and protecting what lies beneath. There is one on the left and one on the right. Now consider that your brain is made up of a left and right hemisphere. The covering of your brain is the cerebrum. So just as the Cherubim covered something significant inside the ark (the brain) so too does the left and right cerebrum cover some very important glands that serve as a link between our physical and spiritual natures. One such component is the pineal gland, also known as the third eye.

This is what Jesus referenced when he stated:

“The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light” (Matt. 6:22).

As if the above information wasn’t enough, I am now going to give you plain scriptural information that will confirm that the ark is symbolic of the human brain. Consider that the stone tablets making up the Ten Commandments were placed inside the Ark of the Covenant. Now remember that the ark symbolizes the mind and brain.

The Ten Commandments are universal in nature. When one becomes enlightened (Spirit begotten believers in Christ, the reality of knowing Christ), the Ten Commandments are realized and lived out from within. This is especially true after the awakening of the third eye, or pineal gland. Now consider the scripture below from Jeremiah:

“This is the covenant I will make with the house of Israel after that time,” declares the LORD. “I will put my law [my ONLY Son] in their minds (Throne of God and His Son=144,000) and write in on their hearts (mind=what we think, say and do)” (Jeremiah 31:31)

The prophet Jeremiah is declaring that the law is meant to be in the mind and heart permanently, not something which should be obeyed from an external law book or outward code. This is about something that happens “within” you. Let’s also read the very next verse:

“No longer will a man teach his neighbor, or a man his brother, saying, ‘Know the LORD,’ because they will all know me…” (Jeremiah 31:34).

Someone who has experienced enlightenment no longer serves the ego. The law was written for the ego, but the spiritual man who is not under the operation of the ego lives by grace (enlightenment / Christ consciousness.) Christ IN THEM, The Ten Commandment law written to their mind, through Christ’s WORDS, which were God’s IDEAS that become WORDS to us through His Son. Christ is the WORD OF GOD living in us…the Ten Commandments LIVING inside our minds, inside the TRUE Ark of the Covenant! Our MIND! A mind transplant, create in me oh God a clean MIND. Renew a RIGHT SPIRIT within me….. 🙂

This is the entire reason the Ten Commandments were placed inside the Ark of the Covenant; it was to serve as a symbolic image of what was to truly be experienced by a true Israelite (spiritually enlightened person) a Spirit begotten believer. Someone who claims the faith OF Christ as his or her very own. Someone who claims the VICTORY of Christ as their own.

Let me take you back to the image of the Cherubim for a moment. Have you ever wondered why God placed Cherubim to the entrance of the Garden of Eden to protect it? Adam and Eve represent different aspects of consciousness, then you understand that the Garden of Eden is a symbol or representative of what our mind needs to be like. It’s a state of the mind. Since the cerebrum serves as a covering for the spiritual glands located underneath their covering, then it makes sense that God would place Cherubim to guard the entrance to Eden. In order for us to get back to Eden, we have to be awakened! We should also note that the Cherubim held a flaming sword (Bible WORDS in our MIND lived in our lives through our daily choices). This fiery sword represents the logos, or the ONE AND ONLY TRUE GOD’S IDEAS and PRESENCE sent to us through HIS ONLY  that is responsible for awakening the third eye!

Do we find any imagery similar to this when talking about the Ark of the Covenant? Yes, we do! Consider the description given in the Bible when Moses talks to God above the mercy seat on the Ark of the Covenant:

“And there shall I meet with thee, and I will commune with thee from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubim (cerebrum of the brain) which are upon the ark of the testimony…” (Exodus 25:22).

Third Eye AwakeningNow remember that the scripture says God is light. When God communes with us and the pineal gland is opened, it is said that a bright white light is often seen by the participant. Didn’t Paul see the exact same thing, Christ as a bright white light, as he was knocked off his horse on the road to Damascus (Acts 9:3)?

As we continue with how God speaks to Moses from between the mercy seat in Numbers, we read:

“And when Moses was gone into the tabernacle of the congregation to speak with him (the LORD), he heard a voice of one speaking to him from off the mercy seat…And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying…when thou lightest the lamps, the seven lamps shall give light over against the candlestick (Numbers 7:89-8:2).

It should be obvious that the seven lamps represent the seven Spirits of GOD that must flow through in order to experience enlightenment.

How does this knowledge help us?

As you read more the scripture, continue to look at how each character and symbol represents us. The Ark of the Covenant has always supposed to be symbolic of the human brain. The brain is not just a physical feature. Not only does it act as a receiver and transceiver of God’s consciousness, but the brain houses some very special glands that serve as gateways between the physical and spiritual worlds. ALL IS MIND, it is truly through the mind that we gain higher awareness and operate on a higher plane of consciousness.

Think about what the literal Ten Commandments were truly needed for. They are needed for the man who is controlled by the ego. The ego needs to be kept in check, and thus the commandments serve that function until Christ (Christ consciousness the Ten Commandments – the IDEAS, THOUGHTS and FEELINGS OF GOD becomes YOURS through CHrist!

It’s the hidden spiritual meanings IN BIBLE VERSE PROMISES within them that matter! Never stop digging and questioning.

Mainstream Christianity has misunderstood all of this imagery for centuries. One cannot worship God in spirit and in truth by worshiping something “out there.” All truth is to be contained within you = God Himself and His Son’s PRESENCE and Character (power) within you. Mainstream Christianity has taught us that by “believing” the literal Gospel this entire spiritual process is assured to us by GOD through His Son, Jesus Christ. But what they fail to realize is that Christ is to be formed in you!

DECLARE THE BIBLE PROMISES OVER YOUR LIFE FOR YOURSELF, YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS AND ENEMIES! THIS IS WHAT JESUS DID! HE MET THE TEMPTER SATAN WITH A “THUS SAITH THE LORD” AND A “IT IS WRITTEN”! SO MUST WE IF WE WANT TO BE OVERCOMERS AND PARTAKE OF THE CHARACTER OF GOD THROUGH CHRIST. LET THIS MIND BE IN YOUR THAT WAS ALSO IN CHRIST JESUS.

BECOME A CHANNEL TO OTHERS TO CHANNEL THE TEN COMMANDMENTS IN THOUGHTS, WORDS AND ACTIONS TO OTHERS. CHRIST WANTS US TO BE HIS BODY, HIS HANDS AND FEET. WE CLAIM HIS MIND AS OURS, HE EMBODIES THE TEN COMMANDMENTS TO US, OR RATHER CHANNELS THE TEN COMMANDMENT IDEAS TO US WHICH IS REALLY GOD’S IDEAS LIVED OUT BY HIS SON TO SHOW US HOW TO BE LIKE HIS FATHER AND GOD!

WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR?!! ASK CHRIST INTO YOUR MIND. ASK HIM FOR A MIND TRANSPLANT! YOU WILL STILL RETAIN YOUR IDENTITY, YOUR PERSONALITY; YOU WILL JUST BE TEMPERED BY THE ROYAL PERPETUAL, HOLY AND PERFECT LAW OF GOD’S GOVERNMENT FOR THE UNIVERSE. YOU WILL BECOME LIKE GOD HIMSELF, IN CHARACTER. GOD’S IDEAS BECOME YOUR OWN IDEAS THROUGH CHRIST! CHRIST IS OUR GATE TO HEAVEN, THE DOOR WAY BACK TO GOD’S MIND.

THERE IS POWER IN LOVING, MERCIFUL, KIND CHARACTER. YOU WILL NEVER REGRET BEING TOO KIND, OR TOO FORGIVING, OR TOO MERCIFUL. FOR GOD IS MERCIFUL AND KIND TO US THROUGH CHRIST AND THE TRUTH (LAW=CHRIST) BECAUSE CHRIST IS THE TRUTH AND THE TRUTH IS THE PERFECT LAW, WHICH IS CHRIST THE LAW OF TRUTH (GOD’S IDEAS) IN US!!!! WOW. GOD’S IDEAS BECOME OUR IDEAS! OUR IDEAS ARE GOVERNED BY GOD’S IDEAS. GOD’S IDEAS MAKE US HAPPY FOR ETERNITY WHEN GOD’S IDEAS OR HIS TEN COMMANDMENT LAW IDEAS BECOME OUR CONSTRAINING TEN COMMANDMENT IDEAS.

THIS IS CHRIST IN US, CHRIST’S IDEAS IN US. GOD GAVE CHRIST HIS OWN IDEAS AND WE GIVE OTHERS CHRIST’S IDEAS, BECAUSE CHRIST IS OUR TEACHER OF GOD’S IDEAS. GOD’S IDEAS ARE HOLY, WHICH MEANS PERFECT, WHICH MEANS LOVE, JOY AND PEACE BECAUSE CHRIST IN US IS GREAT TRUTH (LAW) IN US. WE WERE MADE TO BE A TEMPLE FOR GOD AND HIS SON. WE ARE TO BE THE SACRED DWELLING PLACE, THE MIND (IDEAS) OF GOD IN US THROUGH CHRIST. WHEN GOD’S IDEAS BECOME OUR IDEAS THROUGH CHRIST, WE THEN SHARE GOD’S IDEAS (HIS 10 LAW IDEAS) WHICH ARE MADE KNOWN TO US THROUGH CHRIST’S EXAMPLE TO US. WE ARE TO CHRIST AS A WORD THAT EXPRESSES CHRIST’S THOUGHTS, HIS CHARACTER, HIS MIND, HIS FEELINGS, – we are to be to Christ as a BODY that expresses HIS THOUGHTS, HIS FEELINGS THROUGH OUR HANDS AND FEET, OUR ACTIONS TO OTHERS…

“Who is Christ?—He is the only begotten Son of the living God. He is to the Father as a word that expresses the thought,—as a THOUGHT made audible. Christ is the WORD of God. Christ said to Philip, “He that hath seen me, hath seen the Father.” His words were the echo of God’s words. Christ was the likeness of God, the brightness of His glory, the express image of His person.” The Youth’s Instructor, June 28, 1894. Sons and Daughters of God, p. 21.2

we are the BODY of CHRIST, HIS HANDS AND FEET TO OTHERS, HE IS OUR MIND WE ARE HIS BODY. THE HEAD OF HIS SACRED DWELLING PLACE, HIS TEMPLE, OUR BODIES. WE SPEAK WITH ONE MOUTH, FILLED WITH THANKSGIVING AND PRAISE…this is HOW we enter into CHRIST’S BODY…we become mediums or hosts for thanksgiving and praise channeled to God through His Son. God’s thoughts or ideas (Ten Commandments) are channeled by example through Christ to us, we are to channel Christ’s SPIRIT WHICH ARE HIS WORDS, HIS CHARACTER, HIS THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS, HIS IDEAS to others. CHRIST in TURN CHANNELS our thanksgiving and praise back to His GOD AND FATHER of the universe. GOD’S THOUGHTS ARE ROYAL HOLY THOUGHTS, THOUGHTS OF MERCY AND KINDNESS TOWARD US CONTINUALLY. NOTHING EVIL WILL BE ABLE TO STAND IN THE SIGHT OF A HOLY, PERFECT LOVING GOD. SIN IS THE CHARACTER OF SATAN – HIS THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS MANIFEST THROUGH US THROUGH OUR THOUGHTS, WORDS AND ACTIONS.

“At that day you shall know (realize) that I am in my Father, and you IN me, and I in you.” John 14:20
Hosea 14:2 “Take with you words, and turn to the LORD: say unto him, Take away all iniquity, and receive us graciously: so will we render the calves of our lips.” THANKSGIVING AND PRAISE TO GOD AND HIS SON. THIS IS HOW WE ENTER INTO CHRIST ACCORDING TO PSALMS 100:4. WE ENTER INTO GOD THROUGH HIS GATE. HIS GATE OR DOOR IS CHRIST. THERE IS NO OTHER WAY TO BE RECONCILED BACK TO THE MIND OF GOD, WHICH IS HIS CHARACTER. IF WE WOULD HAVE THE CHARACTER OF CHRIST WE MUST INVITE HIM INTO OUR SOUL TEMPLE AND CLAIM THE BIBLE PROMISES, DECLARE THE WORD OF GOD, HIS PROMISES, THE BIBLE VERSE PROMISES OVER OUR LIVES, OUR FAMILY, OUR FRIENDS AND ENEMIES. THE BIBLE IS ALIVE, FILLED WITH SPIRIT, FILLED WITH THE CHARACTER OF GOD, THE WORDS THAT ARE SPIRIT FILLED WORDS ARE GOD”S WORDS -CHRIST =THE WORD OF GOD = THE TRUTH = THE LAW = WRITTEN, MEMORIZED, THOUGHT ABOUT, MEDITATED ON DAY AND NIGHT. IT BECOMES A SACRED JOY, THAT FILLS US WITH HAPPINESS WHICH IS CHRIST IN US, HIS PRESENCE AND POWER WHICH POWER IS CHARACTER. CHARACTER IS INFLUENCE. TH E KINGDOM OF HEAVEN IS LOVE, JOY AND PEACE – HAPPINESS FOREVER AFTER. CHRIST IS OUR PRINCE THAT COMES TO RESCUE US FROM THE EVIL CARNAL CHARACTER WE MORTALS HAVE BY DEFAULT AFTER SIN ENTERED INTO THE MIND OF MAN THROUGH EVE AND ADAM. CHRIST IS OUR SECOND ADAM, THE MIND OR IDEAS OF GOD GIVEN BACK TO US. OUR MIND IS RESTORED TO THE TRUTH – THE TEN COMMANDMENTS THROUGH CHRIST’S WORDS, BY CLAIMING THE BIBLE PROMISES, LIKE JUDE 1:24 AND TONS OF OTHERS, JAMES 3:2. JER 33;3.
“for what we sacrifice to the Lord our God is untouchable to the Egyptians”
For what we sacrifice (thanksgiving and praise to the only God and His only Son) are untouchable to the heathens who worship the false gods…trinity and many other strange gods
To summarize the present predicament: instead of plainly telling Pharaoh that the Israelites were leaving Egypt for good, Moses spoke of their undertaking a mere three-day journey into the wilderness in order to make festive
offerings and worship God. Correlates with telling Adventists that they need to come out of modern 501c3 Adventism and obey the historical doctrines of Seventh-day Adventist pioneers who were true blue. The enemy has stolen a march upon Adventists and has sown tares among them. Now the 144,000 are calling to the 5 wise virgins to wake up and study instensly before it is forever too late. To come out and JOIN Christ in the wedding party procession to the feast of the Lamb, the Word of God = study intensely, and help to give the last 3rd and 4th angels message to the world… At the Sunday law it will be too late for 501c3 Adventists to come out and go into the wedding feast…the door will be shut, and Christ will say, depart from me for I know you not…the unexpected denial… For many years already the SDA church has been promoting SUNDAY WORSHIP! Yes… Here’s the proof: https://sites.google.com/site/theendtimewarning/sundayworshipsda
“Then I was shown a company who were howling in agony. On their garments was written in large characters, “Thou art weighed in the balance, and found wanting.” I asked who this company were. The angel said, “These are they who have once kept the Sabbath and have given it up.” I heard them cry with a loud voice, “We have believed in Thy coming, and taught it with energy.” And while they were speaking, their eyes would fall upon their garments and see the writing, and then they would wail aloud. I saw they had drunk of the deep waters, and fouled the residue with their feet — trodden the Sabbath underfoot — and that was why they were weighed in the balance and found wanting.” (Early Writings, p. 37).
 
A new 501c3 organization has been established. Books of a new order have been written.  A system of intellectual philosophy has been introduced by changing the one and only God our pioneers worshiped to the trinity of gods or Tritheism. Tritheism is the teaching that the Godhead is really three separate beings forming three separate gods called Tritheism. Tritheism is the teaching that the Godhead is really three separate beings forming three separate gods.
But Moses replied, ‘It
would not be right to do this, for what we sacrifice to the Lord our
God is untouchable to the Egyptians. If we sacrifice that which is
untouchable to the Egyptians before their very eyes, will they not
stone us! So we must go a distance of three days into the wilderness
and sacrifice to the Lord our God as he may command us.’
Pharaoh said, ‘I will let you go to sacrifice to the Lord your God
in the wilderness, but do not go very far. Plead then for me [that
God should end the plague – BDL]’ (Ex. 8:21-24).
1 Samuel 15:22 “And Samuel said, Hath the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.”
When we learn the power of God’s Word *the scriptures TESTIFY of ME (the Son of GOD) 

Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.
John 5:39

*, these are the questions we will ask for every situation:

What is God’s Command? And What IS His Promise?

Knowing these, we shall obey the one, and trust the other. Learn more about the power of God’s Word here.

The Royal Ten perpetual law of God written with God’s own finger is written upon our minds by the finger of God, Christ dwelling in us. Everything about the Ark of the Covenant is to be embodied in us. The 

Manna, the Law of God, Aaron’s budded rod that bore leaves and fruit in one night, budded, leafed and bore fruit in one night is significant. The blood on the mercy seat, is the blood on the doorposts of our minds, Christ’s righteousness covering us, His truth/law filling us with perfection, Holiness which only means we are in constant agreement with God and His 10 perpetual laws, the precepts/transcript of the mind of God. This is how we have the mind of Christ dwelling in us. The Manna is the bread of life that we are to feed upon, read and claim specific Bible verses and claim them as the Word, tremble at the Word of God IN US, because Christ has become a living reality to us. The Shekinah glory that covered the Ark of the Covenant, is the PRESENCE of God Himself covering us with His own Righteousness, His own truth sent to us through His own precious only begotten Divine Son of God to live in our body, in our mind, to be expressed to others in love and compassion.

 Whenever the law is presented before the people, let the teacher of the truth point to the throne arched with the rainbow of promise, the righteousness of Christ. The glory of the law is Christ; he came to magnify the law, and to make it honorable. Make it appear distinct that mercy and peace have met together in Christ, and righteousness and truth have embraced each other. When you look to his throne, offering up your penitence, praise, and thanksgiving that you may perfect Christian character, and represent Christ to the world, you abide in Christ, and Christ abides in you; you have the peace that passes all understanding. We need continually to meditate upon Christ’s attractive loveliness. We must direct minds to Jesus, fasten them upon him. In every discourse dwell upon the divine attributes. RH December 13, 1892, par. 6

Think of your head as the Ark of the Covenant on your shoulders. The Levites carried the Ark of the Covenant around on their shoulders. EVERYTHING about the Ark of the Covenant is to be exemplified or exampled in YOUR Body and life. Your body is the electromagnetic box made without hands, like the Ark of the Covenant box was the dwelling place of God. We as individuals are but a pattern of electrical, biological, chemical, physical and other forces; we are but dust of the ground. When you consider the fact that your body is bioelectric,

For starters, your body uses electrons to communicate, and inside every cell are mitochondria, the “power plants” of the cell, and these mitochondria can be adversely impacted by electromagnetic fields, resulting in cellular dysfunction… Our cells are made up of 99.9% water….see this amazing video: http://www.waterliberty.com/presentation-dd.php These minerals are available on Amazon….but info is well worth the time to watch it if you want to get rid of heavy metals and all kinds of disease.

Isaiah 1:16-17 “Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before mine eyes; cease to do evil; Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.”

According to 2 Peter 1:4 you get divine nature or Godly Character by claiming these precious Bible promises as your very own Words! By reading the Bible, asking God to UNLOCK your mind so you can understand what you read, God’s thoughts become your thoughts, God’s WORD becomes your Word, God’s Word (Christ) becomes your ACTIONS. God’s actions through Christ becomes YOUR CHARACTER. God’s ACTIONS through Christ becomes your ACTIONS. God’s destiny through Christ becomes our DESTINY! Eternal LIFE!

“The prince of this world cometh,” said Jesus, “and hath nothing in Me.” John 14:30. There was in Him nothing that responded to Satan’s sophistry. He did not consent to sin. Not even by a thought did He yield to temptation. So it may be with us. Christ’s humanity was united with divinity; He was fitted for the conflict by the indwelling of the Holy Spirit. And He came to make us partakers of the divine nature. So long as we are united to Him by faith, sin has no more dominion over us. God reaches for the hand of faith in us to direct it to lay fast hold upon the divinity of Christ, that we may attain to perfection of character.

And how this is accomplished, Christ has shown us. By what means did He overcome in the conflict with Satan? By the word of God. Only by the word could He resist temptation. “It is written,” He said. And unto us are given “exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.” 2 Peter 1:4. Every promise in God’s word is ours. “By every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God” are we to live. When assailed by temptation, look not to circumstances or to the weakness of self, but to the power of the word. All its strength is yours. “Thy word,” says the psalmist, “have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against Thee.” “By the word of Thy lips I have kept me from the paths of the destroyer.” Ps. 119:11; 17:4. {The Desire of the Ages Page 123-124}

Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth (2 Timothy 2:15).

 

YOUR THOUGHTS, BECOME FEELINGS, YOUR FEELINGS BECOME WORDS, YOUR WORDS BECOME ACTIONS, YOUR ACTIONS BECOME CHARACTER, YOUR CHARACTER BECOMES YOUR DESTINY. ALL BY WHAT WE THINK AND DO BECOMES WHERE WE SPEND ETERNITY. ETERNAL LIFE OR ETERNAL DEATH.

The Bible says if we can control what we say we will be a PERFECT MAN OR WOMAN able to keep our WHOLE BODY in check. James 3:2 “For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.” So to control what we SAY, we must submit to Christ as a wife submits to her husband. We claim CHRIST’s Words as our very own. And claim this promise as ours found in Luke 21:15 “For I will give you a mouth and wisdom (Jesus 1 Cor 1:24), which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.” Claim this as yours and believe it is so. Every time you are tempted to say something unkind to or about someone, EVEN IF IT IS TRUE, say, Jesus save me from myself! Claim Luke 21:15. Also claim Jer 33:3 everyday and you will be amazed at what great and mighty things you will learn EVERY time you claim that promise as yours!

What you study, you start to talk like. You start to think, talk and act like Jesus by willingly submitting your daily choices to come into harmony with the Bible teachings. Then your character is formed into a copy of Jesus character who is a copy of God’s character. You then will receive the destiny of Jesus as well…. persecution for a short while…then Christ will come to take you to Heaven and give you the finishing touch of immortality.

John 12:49 “For I did not speak on My own initiative, but the Father Himself who sent Me has given Me a commandment as to what to say and what to speak.”

Did you know that Christ thundered down His Father’s Law from Mt. Sinai?

His Father’s Law

“Amid the awful glory of Sinai, Christ declared in the hearing of all the people the ten precepts of HIS FATHER’S LAW.” E.G. White, Patriarchs and Prophets, P. 366.

“In union with the Father, Christ proclaimed the law amid the thunders of Sinai…” E.G. White, The Signs of the Times, 11-12-94, pr. 07.

Click here to read Nehemiah 9:20-29

1 Cor 10:1-4 says it was Jesus.

1 Corinthians 10:1-4 (KJV)

10 Moreover, brethren, I would not that ye should be ignorant, how that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea;

And were all baptized unto Moses in the cloud and in the sea;

And did all eat the same spiritual meat;

And did all drink the same spiritual drink: for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them: and that Rock was Christ.

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

John 7:16 “Jesus answered, “My teaching is not my own. It comes from the one who sent me.”

If we have Christ IN us we have the MIND of His Father IN US. “Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:” Philippians 2:5

The Ten Commandments ARE a transcript of the thoughts and feelings of God, which is the CHARACTER of God Himself, the Father and God of Christ our Righteousness! WE receive the CHARACTER or rather the THOUGHTS and FEELINGS, OF THE ONLY GOD THE FATHER, THROUGH CHRIST HIS ONLY SON.

We receive the law of God, the Ten Commandments through Christ. We receive the THOUGHTS and FEELINGS of God Himself through Christ=His Law, His Ten Commandment Law! WE become God-like in Character! In our thoughts and our feelings. We then share what we have been GIVEN! We cannot share something we don’t have…we must accept Christ’s mind, His thoughts, His feelings as our very own, we claim them as our own prize. We boldly step into the mind of Christ (the Most Holy Place of God Himself, the Bridal Chamber/Feast) by the FAITH OF CHRIST. We must have Christ’s abiding PRESENCE and POWER in us. His POWER is His CHARACTER, the CHARACTER or WORDS of His Father in Christ becomes OUR CHARACTER or POWER which is the thoughts and feelings of God Himself sent through His Son into our minds. We become a HOST a channel, a medium for the Ten Commandments!

  • Jesus said, I am THE TRUTH. John 14:6
  • “thy law is the truth” Psalm 119:142so, if Jesus IS the TRUTH, if we have the TRUTH in US, we have the Law or Ten Commandments IN US, we have Jesus IN us, HIS MIND in us… it is THROUGH the strength of Christ, His mind, His PRESENCE and POWER (character)
  • Holy Spirit = “The DIVINE SPIRIT that the world’s Redeemer promised to send IS the PRESENCE and POWER (character) OF God.” ST November 23, 1891, par. 1, Ye Shall Receive Power, p. 39.5″Character IS power.” {COL 340.2} defined further in Gal 5:23-24.
    “Influence is power” Manuscript Releases Volume Eight [Nos. 526-663], p. 282.2
    What does “Character” consist of exactly?”The thoughts and feelings combined make up the moral character.” Messages to Young People, p. 92.1Merriam-Webster says “Character” is “The mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual.” Also known as our nature, personality, temper, figure, disposition.R. & H., Book 2, p. 530: – “Compassion beamed from his [that is, Christ – compiler] countenance, and his conduct was characterized by grace, humility, truth, and love. Every member of his church militant must manifest the same qualities, if he would join the church triumphant.” {RH, November 17, 1891 par. 12}”Those who think that the church militant is the church triumphant make a GREAT mistake.” E.G. White, The Upward Look, 152.

“Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:” Philippians 2:5

“Christian character is not achieved in an instant, but day after day we are to add to our faith virtue, and to virtue knowledge, and to knowledge temperance, and to temperance patience, and to patience brotherly kindness, and to brotherly kindness charity. It is in this way that we are to be made ready for the coming of Christ.” RH April 21, 1891, par. 7

Psalm 119:160 “The beginning of thy word is truth, (the beginning (origin) of Christ is truth) and every one of the judgments of thy … Those that hate sin truly, hate it as sin, as a transgression of the law of God, and a..”

Psalm 119:97-176 Click here to open a new window/tab to read.

So if we let the MIND that was IN Christ Jesus be IN us, we will have the MIND of God Himself in US that IS a transcript of the TEN COMMANDMENTS…God’s thoughts and feelings reflect His character, which is His Spirit…His MIND, His WORDS reflect His THOUGHTS. His WORDS become actions His Words become our character, our DESTINY. We receive the DESTINY of Christ by receiving His mind in us. We enter into Christ through THANKSGIVING and PRAISE! See Psalms 100:4.

When we have the mind of Christ in us, we have the mind of Christ’s Father also in US…they BOTH come to make their home IN US to dwell in our minds. We are to be sacred living temples/churches reflecting the power (character) of God and His Son to others. We can only have this by accepting Christ’s invitation to sup with Him. To read the Bible, study and pray. To claim Christ’s victory as our very own (DA123 = “His VICTORY is OURS”!!!) We enter into Christ, the gate to Heaven through THANKSGIVING and we enter into the Most Holy place, the Bridal chamber, and the FEAST the Ten Virgins were headed to, but only 5 wise virgins wake up and trim their lamps (study and pray for themselves with an intensity before unknown) through PRAISE! See Psalms 100:4. CLAIM Zechariah 3:4 as your very own – and John 6:37! Plead for PURITY of MIND.

Luke 15:22
“But the father said to his servants, ‘Quick! Bring the best robe and put it on him. Put a ring on his finger (authority) and sandals (gospel of Christ 2 Cor 11:3-4 and 2 John 1:9) on his feet.

Isaiah 43:25
“I, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions, for my own sake, and remembers your sins no more.

Isaiah 52:1
Awake, awake, Zion, clothe yourself with strength! Put on your garments of splendor, Jerusalem, the holy city. The uncircumcised and defiled will not enter you again.

Isaiah 61:10
I delight greatly in the LORD; my soul rejoices in my God. For he has clothed me with garments of salvation and arrayed me in a robe of his righteousness, as a bridegroom adorns his head like a priest, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.

Ezekiel 36:25
I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean; I will cleanse you from all your impurities and from all your idols.

Ezekiel 42:14
Once the priests enter the holy precincts, they are not to go into the outer court until they leave behind the garments in which they minister, for these are holy. They are to put on other clothes before they go near the places that are for the people.”

Micah 7:18
Who is a God like you, who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant of his inheritance? You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy.

Micah 7:19
You will again have compassion on us; you will tread our sins underfoot and hurl all our iniquities into the depths of the sea.

Zechariah 3:9
See, the stone I have set in front of Joshua! There are seven eyes on that one stone, and I will engrave an inscription on it,’ says the LORD Almighty, ‘and I will remove the sin of this land in a single day.

“As the people of God afflict their souls before Him, pleading for purity of heart, the command is given, “Take away the filthy garments” from them, and the encouraging words are spoken, “Behold, I have caused thine iniquity to pass from thee, and I will clothe thee with change of raiment” (Zechariah 3:4 “And he answered and spake unto those that stood before him, saying, Take away the filthy garments from him. And unto him he said, Behold, I have caused thine iniquity to pass from thee, and I will clothe thee with change of raiment.”). The spotless robe of Christ’s righteousness is placed upon the tried, tempted, yet faithful children of God. The despised remnant are clothed in glorious apparel, nevermore to be defiled by the corruptions of the world. Their names are retained in the Lamb’s book of life, enrolled among the faithful of all ages. They have resisted thewiles of the deceiver; they have not been turned from their loyalty by the dragon’s roar. Now they are eternally secure from thetempter’s devices. Their sins are transferred to the originator of sin. And the remnant are not only pardoned and accepted, but honored. “A fair miter” is set upon their heads. They are to be as kings and priests unto God. While Satan was urging his accusations and seeking to destroy this company, holy angels, unseen, were passing to and fro, placing upon them the seal of the living God. These are they that stand upon Mount Zion with the Lamb, having the Father’s name written in their foreheads. They sing the new song before the throne, that song which no man can learn save the hundred and forty and four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth. “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 14:4, 5).”  Lift Him Up, p. 377.3

“Who is Christ?—He is the only begotten Son of the living God. He is to the Father as a word that expresses the thought,—as a THOUGHT made audible. Christ is the word of God. Christ said to Philip, “He that hath seen me, hath seen the Father.” His words were the echo of God’s words. Christ was the likeness of God, the brightness of His glory, the express image of His person.” The Youth’s Instructor, June 28, 1894. Sons and Daughters of God, p. 21.2

I would like to personally extend an invitation to you to JOIN the Bridegroom and His Bride at the Banquet Hall, the FEAST is the BREAD of LIFE…JESUS CHRIST, the WORD OF GOD. OUR MINDS become the sacred dwelling place of BOTH God and His Son’s PRESENCE and Character. Character means POWER. POWER AND INFLUENCE.

Feast = Christ who is the Word of God the Bible, the Words of God sent to us through His Son
Banquet Hall or Christ’s House = Mind of Christ in Us. The Sanctuary, the Most Holy place, the Bridal chambers are the Mind of God in Us through Christ. OUR MINDS become the sacred dwelling place of Christ and His Father and God. We are filled with their SPIRIT, THEIR WORDS, THEIR ACTIONS, THEIR CHARACTER, THEIR DESTINY! ETERNAL LIFE, IMMORTALITY we receive at the second coming of Christ!

WITH A FAITH AND ASSURANCE THAT THEY HAD NEVER BEFORE KNOWN, THEY ACCEPTED THE TEACHINGS OF THE SACRED WORD. No longer was it a matter of FAITH with them that Christ was the Son of God. They KNEW that, although clothed with humanity, He was indeed the Messiah, and they told their experience to the world with a confidence which carried with it the conviction that God was with them.” –{The Acts of the Apostles, p. 45.3}.

Both groups, the 12 apostles and the 144,000 who come out of the Adventist wedding procession are leaders who teach historical Adventist doctrines since 1844 until probation closes bring forth children of the bridechamber.

The feast has been available for the taking of all since the resurrection of Christ. The Parable of the Ten Virgins has been in progress since October 22, 1844 until Christ Second Coming.  FEAST upon the Body of Christ, the Bread of life is His Words given to Him by His Father to share with us. Study the Bible and SOP, Study, pray and fast like your life depends on it, because it does! John 17:3 (KJV) “And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.”

Latter rain and Loud Cry message: “To those who GO OUT to meet the Bridegroom is this message given.”—{ Christ’s Object Lessons, p. 420.3}

Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ye know not when the time is. Mark 13:33.

“Take ye heed, watch and pray” were the words of our Saviour spoken in reference to the time of the end, and His second coming to take His faithful children home.

First, you are to watch. Watch, lest you should speak hastily, fretfully and impatiently. Watch, lest pride should find a place in your heart. Watch, lest evil passions should overcome you, instead of your subduing them. Watch, lest a careless, indifferent spirit comes upon you, and you neglect your duty and become light and trifling, and your influence savor of death, rather than life.

Second, you are to pray. Jesus would not have enjoined this upon you, unless there was actual necessity for it. It is well known to Him that of yourself you cannot overcome the many temptations of the enemy, and the many snares laid for your feet. He has not left you alone to do this; but has provided a way that you can obtain help. Therefore He has bid you to pray.

To pray aright is to ask God in faith for the very things you need. Go to your chamber, or in some retired place, and ask your Father for Jesus’ sake to help you. There is power in that prayer that is sent up from a heart convinced of its own weakness, yet earnestly longing for that strength that comes from God. The earnest, fervent prayer will be heard and answered. Go to your God who is strong, and who loves to hear children pray, and, although you may feel very weak, and find yourself at times overcome by the enemy, because you have neglected the first command of our Saviour, to watch, yet do not give up the struggle. Make stronger efforts yourself than before. Faint not. Cast yourself at the feet of Jesus, who has been tempted, and knows how to help such as are tempted. Confess your faults, your weakness, and that you must have help to overcome, or you perish. And as you ask, you must believe that God hears you…. God will help you. Angels will watch over you.

But before you can expect this help, you must do what you can on your part. Watch and pray. Let your prayers be fervent. Let this be the language of your heart, “I will not let thee go, except thou bless me.” Have a set time, a special season for prayer at least three times a day. Morning, noon, and at night Daniel prayed to his God, notwithstanding the king’s decree, and the fearful den of lions. He was not ashamed or afraid to pray, but with his windows opened he prayed three times a day. Did God forget His faithful servant when he was cast into the lions’ den? O, No. He was with him there all night. He closed the mouths of these hungry lions, and they could not hurt the praying man of God (Youth’s Instructor, October 1, 1855).

For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.” “And there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.” Revelation 7:14-17; Revelation 21:4.

We need to keep ever before us this vision of things unseen. It is thus that we shall be able to set a right value on the things of eternity and the things of time. It is this that will give us power to influence others for the higher life.

In the Mount With God

“Come up to Me into the mount,” God bids us. To Moses, before he could be God’s instrument in delivering Israel, was appointed the forty years of communion with Him in the mountain solitudes. Before bearing God’s message to Pharaoh, he spoke with the angel in the burning bush. Before receiving God’s law as the representative of His people, he was called into the mount, and beheld His glory. Before executing justice on the idolaters, he was hidden in the cleft of the rock, and the Lord said, “I will proclaim the name of the Lord before thee,” “merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in loving-kindness and truth; … and that will by no means clear the guilty.” Exodus 33:19; 34:6, 7, A.R.V. Before he laid down, with his life, his burden for Israel, God called him to the top of Pisgah and spread out before him the glory of the Promised Land.

Before the disciples went forth on their mission, they were called up into the mount with Jesus. Before the power and glory of Pentecost, came the night of communion with the

Saviour, the meeting on the mountain in Galilee, the parting scene upon Olivet, with the angel’s promise, and the days of prayer and communion in the upper chamber.

Jesus, when preparing for some great trial or some important work, would resort to the solitude of the mountains and spend the night in prayer to His Father. A night of prayer preceded the ordination of the apostles and the Sermon on the Mount, the transfiguration, the agony of the judgment hall and the cross, and the resurrection glory.

The Privilege of Prayer

We, too, must have times set apart for meditation and prayer and for receiving spiritual refreshing. We do not value the power and efficacy of prayer as we should. Prayer and faith will do what no power on earth can accomplish. We are seldom, in all respects, placed in the same position twice. We continually have new scenes and new trials to pass through, where past experience cannot be a sufficient guide. We must have the continual light that comes from God.

Christ is ever sending messages to those who listen for His voice. On the night of the agony in Gethsemane, the sleeping disciples heard not the voice of Jesus. They had a dim sense of the angels’ presence, but lost the power and glory of the scene. Because of their drowsiness and stupor they failed of receiving the evidence that would have strengthened their souls for the terrible scenes before them. Thus today the very men who most need divine instruction often fail of receiving it, because they do not place themselves in communion with heaven.

The temptations to which we are daily exposed make prayer a necessity. Dangers beset every path. Those who are seeking to rescue others from vice and ruin are especially exposed to temptation. In constant contact with evil, they need a strong hold upon God lest they themselves be corrupted. Short and decisive are the steps that lead men down from high and holy ground to a low level. In a moment decisions may be made that fix one’s condition forever. One failure to overcome leaves the soul unguarded. One evil habit, if not firmly resisted, will strengthen into chains of steel, binding the whole man.
The reason why so many are left to themselves in places of temptation is that they do not set the Lord always before them. When we permit our communion with God to be broken, our defense is departed from us. Not all your good purposes and good intentions will enable you to withstand evil. You must be men and women of prayer. Your petitions must not be faint, occasional, and fitful, but earnest, persevering, and constant. It is not always necessary to bow upon your knees in order to pray. Cultivate the habit of talking with the Saviour when you are alone, when you are walking, and when you are busy with your daily labor. Let the heart be continually uplifted in silent petition for help, for light, for strength, for knowledge. Let every breath be a prayer.
As workers for God we must reach men where they are, surrounded with darkness, sunken in vice, and stained with corruption. But while we stay our minds upon Him who is our sun and our shield, the evil that surrounds us will not bring one stain upon our garments. As we work to save the souls that are ready to perish we shall not be put to shame if we make God our trust. Christ in the heart, Christ in the life, this is our safety. The atmosphere of His presence will fill the soul with abhorrence of all that is evil. Our spirit may be so identified with His that in thought and aim we shall be one with Him.
It was through faith and prayer that Jacob, from being a man of feebleness and sin, became a prince with God. It is thus that you may become men and women of high and holy purpose, of noble life, men and women who will not for any consideration be swayed from truth, right, and justice. All are pressed with urgent cares, burdens, and duties, but the more difficult your position and the heavier your burdens, the more you need Jesus.
It is a serious mistake to neglect the public worship of God. The privileges of divine service should not be lightly regarded. Those who attend upon the sick are often unable to avail themselves of these privileges, but they should be careful not to absent themselves needlessly from the house of worship.
In ministering to the sick, more than in any merely secular business, success depends on the spirit of consecration and self-sacrifice with which the work is done. Those who bear responsibilities need to place themselves where they will be

deeply impressed by the Spirit of God. You should have as much greater anxiety than do others for the aid of the Holy Spirit and for a knowledge of God as your position of trust is more responsible than that of others.

Nothing is more needed in our work than the practical results of communion with God. We should show by our daily lives that we have peace and rest in the Saviour. His peace in the heart will shine forth in the countenance. It will give to the voice a persuasive power. Communion with God will ennoble the character and the life. Men will take knowledge of us, as of the first disciples, that we have been with Jesus. This will impart to the worker a power that nothing else can give. Of this power he must not allow himself to be deprived.

We must live a twofold life—a life of thought and action, of silent prayer and earnest work. The strength received through communion with God, united with earnest effort in training the mind to thoughtfulness and caretaking, prepares one for daily duties and keeps the spirit in peace under all circumstances, however trying.

The Divine Counselor

When in trouble, many think they must appeal to some earthly friend, telling him their perplexities, and begging for help. Under trying circumstances unbelief fills their hearts, and the way seems dark. And all the time there stands beside them the mighty Counselor of the ages, inviting them to place their confidence in Him. Jesus, the great Burden Bearer, is saying, “Come unto Me, and I will give you rest.” Shall we turn from Him to uncertain human beings, who are as dependent upon God as we ourselves are?

You may feel the deficiency of your character and the smallness of your ability in comparison with the greatness of the work. But if you had the greatest intellect ever given to man, it would not be sufficient for your work. “Without Me ye can do nothing,” says our Lord and Saviour. John 15:5. The result of all we do rests in the hands of God. Whatever may betide, lay hold upon Him with steady, persevering confidence.

In your business, in companionship for leisure hours, and in alliance for life, let all the associations you form be entered upon with earnest, humble prayer. You will thus show that you honor God, and God will honor you. Pray when you are fainthearted. When you are desponding, close the lips firmly to men; do not shadow the path of others; but tell everything to Jesus. Reach up your hands for help. In your weakness lay hold of infinite strength. Ask for humility, wisdom, courage, increase of faith, that you may see light in God’s light and rejoice in His love.

Consecration; Trust

When we are humble and contrite we stand where God can and will manifest Himself to us. He is well pleased when we urge past mercies and blessings as a reason why He should bestow on us greater blessings. He will more than fulfill the expectations of those who trust fully in Him. The Lord Jesus knows just what His children need, how much divine power we will appropriate for the blessing of humanity; and He bestows upon us all that we will employ in blessing others and ennobling our own souls.

We must have less trust in what we ourselves can do, and more trust in what the Lord can do for and through us.

THE MINISTRY OF HEALING, PAGE 513

Many of our people are backsliding from God. We need to arouse. Let every soul that has named the name of Christ depart from iniquity. We want a pure Christianity. Great dangers are lurking for us on every side. When they most need the presence of God, many have it least. They are in danger of becoming like the Jewish nation, who knew not the Scriptures nor the power of God. Like the teachers of Israel, you may explain Bible truth to others, and yet not practice it in your daily life. If the Jews had possessed an experimental knowledge of the Scriptures, they would not have been ignorant of the power of God. Like them, we have great light and privileges; but many do not respond to these, and herein lies their peril. When Jesus wept over Jerusalem, his tears were for all who abuse present privileges. He wept that so many who profess his name fail to become what God designed them to be; that they continue in sin and weakness, while he is willing and able to save them if they will but come to him. The Saviour says, “What more could I have done that I have not done in it?” He has dealt with his people as a loving father with a wayward and rebellious child. But he sees grace resisted, privileges abused, opportunities slighted. Where he had a right to expect earnest, vital piety, he sees insincerity, hollow formalism, and Pharisaic pride. Neglect of light is chargeable on those whom God has intrusted with great and solemn truths. Ingratitude for God’s mercies, abuse of blood-bought privileges, stand registered against many in the books ofheaven, and are treasuring up for them wrath against the day of wrath. Vengeance will surely be visited on those who have had so great light, yet are so cold and unimpressible that no light shines from them to the world.

God has loaded us with his benefits. Immortal blessings have been poured upon us in great measure. Messengers have been sent with warnings, reproofs, and entreaties. God’s servants have wept and prayed over the lukewarm state of the church. Some may arouse, but only to fall back into unconsciousness of their sin and peril. Passion, worldliness, malice, envy pride, strife for supremacy, make our churches weak and powerless. Some of Christ’s embassadors are carrying a heavy burden on their souls, because their message is treated by so many as an idle tale. The eye of Jesus, looking down the ages, was fixed upon our time when he said, “If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things which belong to thy peace!” It is still thy day, O church of God, whom he has made the depositary of his law. But this day of trust and probation is fast drawing to a close. The sun is fast westering. Can it be that it will set, and thou not know the things that belong unto thy peace? Must the irrevocable sentence be passed, “But now they are hid from thine eyes”? I tell you there is need to be alarmed. It is time to seek God earnestly, saying with Jacob, “I will not let thee go except thou bless me.” It will be of no avail to make a spasmodic effort, only to fall back into spiritual lethargy and lukewarmness. The past, with the slighted mercies, the admonitions unheeded, the earthly passions uncorrected, the privileges unimproved, the soul temple filled with desecrated shrines,—all is recorded in the books of heaven. But most solemn moments are still before you. Because of past neglect, the efforts you make must be the more earnest.

The Saviour speaks to his people, “Be zealous and repent.” It is not ministers whom you have slighted; it is not the warnings of men that you have rejected; it is not my delegated prophets that you have refused to hear, but your Redeemer, your only hope. If ye are destroyed, it is yourselves alone that are responsible. Ye will not come to me that ye might have life. “O, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, how often would I have gathered thy children together as a hen doth gather her brood under her wings, and ye would not.” I desired to save you, but ye would not be doers of my word. The arm strong to save, is also strong to punish. Jesus is now looking from heaven above with yearning pity upon thee, even thee in this thy day, O thoughtless, careless soul. But unless there is in our churches a general arousing, unless there is an individual work of confessing and putting away sin, unless all shall give earnest heed to the things that belong to their peace, the words of Christ may at any moment be applicable to them: “Now they are hid from thine eyes.” I intrusted thee with a solemn, sacred message of truth to be made known to others, but thou hast been unfaithful to thy holy trust. Souls have not been enlightened, warned, and urged to repentance. Their blood will I require at thy hand.

Will our churches humble themselves before the Lord in this day of atonement? Will they put away the sins which defile their garments of character, and separate them from God? The present is our day of visitation. Look not to a future, more convenient season, when the cross to be lifted will be less heavy, when the inclinations of the carnal heart will be subdued with less effort. “Today,” saith the Spirit of God, “if ye will hear his voice, harden not your heart.” Today go about the work, else you may be one day too late. The impression that you have now may not be as strong tomorrow. Satan’s snare may close about you. The candlestick may be moved out of its place, and you left in darkness. “See that you refuse not him that speaketh.” Says the true Witness, “Behold, I stand at the door and knock.” Every warning, reproof, and entreaty in the word of God, or through his delegated messengers, is a knock at the door of the heart; it is the voice of Jesus, asking for entrance. With every knock unheeded, your determination to open becomes weaker and weaker. If the voice of Jesus is not heeded at once, it becomes confused in the mind with a multitude of other voices, the world’s care and business engross the attention, and conviction dies away. The heart becomes less impressible, and lapses into a perilous unconsciousness of the shortness of time, and of the great eternity beyond. The heavenly Guest is standing at your door, while you are piling up obstructions to bar his entrance. Jesus is knocking through the prosperity he gives you. He loads you with blessings to test your fidelity, that they may flow out from you to others. Will you permit your selfishness to triumph? Will you squander God’s talents, and lose your soul through idolatrous love of the blessings he has given? Ellen White, RH November 2, 1886, par. 2

49 Godly Character Qualities

Character Qualities

  1. Alertness vs.  Unawareness
    Being aware of that which is taking place around me so I  can have the right response to it (Mark 14:38)
  2. Attentiveness vs.  Unconcern
    Showing the worth of a person by giving undivided  attention to his words and emotions (Hebrews 2:1)
  3. Availability vs.  Self-centeredness
    Making my own schedule and priorities secondary to the  wishes of those I am serving (Philippians 2:20–21)
  4. Boldness vs.  Fearfulness
    Confidence that what I have to say or do is true and right  and just in the sight of God (Acts 4:29)
  5. Cautiousness vs.  Rashness
    Knowing how important right timing is in accomplishing  right actions (Proverbs 19:2)
  6. Compassion vs.  Indifference
    Investing whatever is necessary to heal the hurts of  others (I John 3:17)
  7. Contentment vs.  Covetousness
    Realizing that God has provided everything I need for my  present happiness (I Timothy 6:8)
  8. Creativity vs.  Underachievement
    Approaching a need, a task, an idea from a new perspective  (Romans 12:2)
  9. Decisiveness vs.  Double-mindedness
    The ability to finalize difficult decisions based on the  will and ways of God (James 1:5)
  10. Deference vs.  Rudeness
    Limiting my freedom in order not offend the tastes of  those whom God has called me to serve (Romans 14:21)
  11. Dependability vs.  Inconsistency
    Fulfilling what I consented to do even if it means  unexpected sacrifice (Psalm 15:4)
  12. Determination vs.  Faintheartedness
    Purposing to accomplish God’s goals in God’s time  regardless of the opposition (II Timothy 4:7–8)
  13. Dligence vs.  Slothfulness
    Visualizing each task as a special assignment from the  Lord and using all my energies to accomplish it (Colossians 3:23)
  14. Discernment vs.  Judgment
    The God-given ability to understand why things happen (I Samuel 16:7)
  15. Discretion vs.  Simplemindedness
    The ability to avoid words, actions, and attitudes which  could result in undesirable consequences (Proverbs 22:3)
  16. Endurance vs.  Giving up
    The inward strength to withstand stress to accomplish  God’s best (Galatians 6:9)
  17. Enthusiasm vs.  Apathy
    Expressing with my soul the joy of my spirit (I Thessalonians 5:16,19)
  18. Faith vs.  Presumption
    Visualizing what God intends to do in a given situation  and acting in harmony with it (Hebrews 11:1)
  19. Flexibility vs.  Resistance
    Not setting my affections on ideas or plans which could be  changed by God or others (Colossians 3:2)
  20. Forgiveness vs.  Rejection
    Clearing the record of those who have wronged me and  allowing God to love them through me (Ephesians 4:32)
  21. Generosity vs.  Stinginess
    Realizing that all I have belongs to God and using it for  His purposes (II Corinthians 9:6)
  22. Gentleness vs.  Harshness
    Showing personal care and concern in meeting the need of  others (I Thessalonians 2:7)
  23. Gratefulness vs.  Unthankfulness
    Making known to God and others in what ways they have  benefited my life (I Corinthians 4:7)
  24. Hospitality vs.  Loneliness
    Cheerfully sharing food, shelter, and spiritual  refreshment with those whom God brings into my life (Hebrews 13:2)
  25. Humility vs.  Pride
    Recognizing that it is actually God and others who are  responsible for the achievements in my life (James 4:6)
  26. Initiative vs.  Unresponsiveness
    Recognizing and doing what needs to be done before I am  asked to do it (Romans 12:21)
  27. Joyfulness vs.  Self-pity
    The spontaneous enthusiasm of my spirit when my soul is in  fellowship with the Lord (Psalm 16:11)
  28. Justice vs.  Fairness
    Personal responsibility to God’s unchanging laws (Micah 6:8)
  29. Love vs.  Selfishness
    Giving to others’ basic needs without having as my motive  personal reward (I Corinthians 13:3)
  30. Loyalty vs.  Unfaithfulness
    Using difficult times to demonstrate my commitment to God  and to those whom He has called me to serve (John 15:13)
  31. Meekness vs.  Anger
    Yielding my personal rights and expectations to God (Psalm 62:5)
  32. Obedience vs.  Willfulness
    Freedom to be creative under the protection of divinely  appointed authority (II Corinthians 10:5)
  33. Orderliness vs.  Disorganization
    Preparing myself and my surroundings so I will achieve the  greatest efficiency (I Corinthians 14:40)
  34. Patience vs.  Restlessness
    Accepting a difficult situation from God without giving  Him a deadline to remove it (Romans 5:3–4)
  35. Persuasiveness vs.  Contentiousness
    Guiding vital truths around another’s mental roadblocks (II Timothy 2:24)
  36. Punctuality vs.  Tardiness
    Showing high esteem for other people and their time (Ecclesiastes 3:1)
  37. Resourcefulness vs.  Wastefulness
    Wise use of that which others would normally overlook or  discard (Luke 16:10)
  38. Responsibility vs.  Unreliability
    Knowing and doing what both God and others are expecting  from me (Romans 14:12)
  39. Reverence vs.  Disrespect
    Awareness of how God is working through the people and  events in my life to produce the character of Christ in me (Proverbs 23:17–18)
  40. Security vs.  Anxiety
    Structuring my life around that which is eternal and  cannot be destroyed or taken away (John 6:27)
  41. Self-Control vs.  Self-indulgence
    Instant obedience to the initial promptings of God’s  Spirit (Galatians 5:24–25)
  42. Sensitivity vs.  Callousness
    Exercising my senses so I can perceive the true spirit and  emotions of those around me (Romans 12:15)
  43. Sincerity vs.  Hypocrisy
    Eagerness to do what is right with transparent motives (I Peter 1:22)
  44. Thoroughness vs.  Incompleteness
    Knowing what factors will diminish the effectiveness of my  work or words if neglected (Proverbs 18:15)
  45. Thriftiness vs.  Extravagance
    Not letting myself or others spend that which is not  necessary (Luke 16:11)
  46. Tolerance vs.  Prejudice
    Acceptance of others as unique expressions of specific  character qualities in varying degrees of maturity (Philippians 2:2)
  47. Truthfulness vs.  Deception
    Earning future trust by accurately reporting past facts (Ephesians 4:25)
  48. Virtue vs.  Impurity
    The moral excellence and purity of spirit that radiate  from my life as I obey God’s Word (II Peter 1:3)
  49. Wisdom vs.  Natural Inclinations
    Seeing and responding to life’s situations from God’s  frame of reference (Proverbs 9:10)

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Come! Marry a King! Join the Way! The prophet Isaiah saw the end-time saints as a wedding party. He saw them going forth with lamps shining brightly, even in the midst of thick darkness. Everyone is to hear the last call to the marriage supper of the Lamb…. These words are for us! The midnight wilderness (obscure) procession on its way to the gospel feast!

Would You Like to be a BRIDE of Christ? Or one of the GUESTS (the five WISE virgins) who go OUT to meet the Bridegroom? They Join the bridal procession that is NOW in progress! This bridal procession are those who claim Christ victory as theirs and step boldly by faith into the most holy place with Christ. The gospel feast is the loud cry when it goes forth in greater power at the time of the Sunday law. It is the experience or the reality of knowing Christ, of leaning heavily upon their beloved Bridegroom through their trials. The Bereans “received the word with all readiness, and searched the Scriptures daily to find out whether these things were so” (Acts 17:10-11).

Ezekiel 16:9 shows Christ cleaning up His bride. Cleansed sinners comprise the 144,000, and they are designated “virgin.” There is hope for all of us! We need to come to Christ just as we are and let HIM make the preparation for us. Our job is to cooperate with Christ and His angels in every way possible. The Bride has made herself ready like Esther made herself ready in the 2 days prior to going in before the King to see if he would hold out the golden scepter to her so she could live in the King’s sight. We also have two days (see Hosea 6:2 or 2 thousand years since Christ’s death/resurrection to get ready…see 2 Peter 3:8 “a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day.”) – Two days or two thousand years since Christ’s blood sacrifice was made for us, so we can get ready to live in the sight of a Holy God on the third day or third thousand years (millennium) when God holds out to us the golden scepter of Christ’s Righteousness that we touch by faith.

The MAIN focus of our faith/expectation IS Jesus! Jesus Christ IS our MAIN pillar and the investigative judgement focuses on Christ and the quickened believer (Christ filled). Psalm 68:24 “Your procession, God, has come into view, the procession of my God and King into the sanctuary.” Psalm 73:17 “till I entered the sanctuary of God; then I understood their final destiny.” This “procession” is a wilderness (obscure/little known to the Catholics). “To THOSE who GO OUT to meet the Bridegroom is this (latter rain/loud cry) messagegiven.” Christ’s Object Lessons, p. 420.3

The only way you can go into the most holy place IS with Christ by claiming/believing His blood offering as your very own by faith. The Spirit and the Bride say “Come”! Join this wedding party procession! “WITH A FAITH AND ASSURANCE THAT THEY HAD NEVER BEFORE KNOWN, THEY ACCEPTED THE TEACHINGS OF THE SACRED WORD. No longer was IT A MATTER OF FAITH with them that Christ was the Son of God. They KNEW that, although clothed with humanity, He was indeed the Messiah, and they told their experience to the world with a confidence which carried with it the conviction that God was with them.” The Acts of the Apostles, p. 45.3

The prophet Isaiah saw the end-time saints as a wedding party. He saw them going forth with lamps shining brightly, even in the midst of thick darkness. Everyone is to hear the last call to the marriage supper of the Lamb…. These words are for us! Isaiah 60:1-5! Hosea 6:2 goes on to say, “And on the third day He will raise us up” That we may live in His sight”, indicating, as we shall see, that this revival will carry on into the Millennium.(about Hosea 6:2 see 2 Peter 3:8 a day for a year).

Like the King held the golden scepter out to Esther, so God holds out His golden scepter Jesus for us to touch by faith so we can live in the sight of a Holy God. Queen Vashti represents Adventists today, because like Queen Vashti, they refuse to show their beauty of the historical doctrines of SDA.

Song of Solomon 3:6 “Who is this coming up from the wilderness like a column of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and incense made from all the spices of the merchant?”

Song of Solomon 8:5 “Who is this that cometh up from the wilderness, leaning upon her beloved? I raised thee up under the apple tree: there thy mother brought thee forth: there she brought thee forth that bare thee.”

Queen Esther represents the 144,000 which are symbolized by angels, the multitude of voices crying Matthew 25:6 “And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet him.” This is the LAST warning message, the HARVEST message of the 4th angel which combines with the third angels message. This message invites Adventists to COME OUT of apostasy and to JOIN the procession into the Sanctuary where the BLOOD of CHRIST COVERS OUR SINS! It is a wilderness procession which means primitive Godliness – wilderness means obscure/little known, because FEW find the way to Heaven. Few find the TRUE Jesus.(Most follow ANOTHER JESUS of 2 Cor 11:3-4.) The true WAY that few will find is Jesus Christ. Claiming His blood as your own. John 14:6 “Jesus saith unto him, I am the WAY, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by ME.” See the many verses in the Bible calling us to join THE WAY that the 5 WISE VIRGINS JOINED: Acts 24:14, Acts 24:22, Acts 9:2

The Everlasting Covenant of God – the paid Bride price – the highest price ever paid for a bride – paid by his life blood. This is the central drama of the 70th week. While many will fall away the end-time saints will embrace the grand adventure and the divine romance. They will take center stage in this climactic time of witness. They will have their eyes on the Mighty One of Israel. Like our Apostle Paul they will, “Press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus”.-Phil. 3:14 NKJV

This page toward the bottom explains this WILDERNESS PROCESSION which goes into the sanctuaries Most Holy place with Christ’s Righteousness, who clad with  more in detail – this is the last end time church – the 8th church the 144,000 call to the sleepy foolish virgins to wake up and join! It is the little jets of light, the out posts all over the world, the home “church” groups where two or three are gathered together in my name. “God has a church. It is not the great cathedral, neither is it the national establishment, neither is it the various denominations; it is the people who love God and keep His commandments. “Where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them” (Matthew 18:20). Where Christ is even among the humble few, this is Christ’s church, for the PRESENCE of the High and Holy One who inhabiteth eternity can ALONE constitute a church.” The Upward Look, p. 315.5

These are the ones prepared and acceptable to God, who are pure in God’s sight.

The 144,000 have very special qualities; Revelation 7 and 14 mention them as highly favored of God. They:

  • Are sealed by an angel of God
  • Are specially selected from the tribes of Israel
  • Stand on Mount Zion with “a Lamb”
  • Have the Father’s name written on their foreheads
  • Sing a new song no one else can sing
  • Are redeemed from the earth
  • Are called “virgins”
  • Are not defiled with women (false churches)
  • Are considered the firstfruits of God’s Harvest
  • Are guileless and without fault

What a select group of people! Who are they? Is it possible you could be one of them? Yes! Are they all that will be saved or are there others? There are many others!

How Many Firstfruits?

Revelation 14:4 states unequivocally that these 144,000 are “firstfruits to God and to the Lamb.” Can God count? If these 144,000 are God’s firstfruits, then no one else is included. The firstfruits are exactly 144,000, not one person less or one more! These numbers are consistent with the “thousands” and “tens of thousands” added together from the Old and New Testaments. As Christ says, “Many are called, but few chosen” (Matthew 20:16).

The bride of Christ is also exactly 144,000. Revelation 21:2 describes the bride as “the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God.” At this point, she has risen to meet Jesus Christ, married Him and is coming back to rule on the earth with Him (Revelation 5:10). She will always be with Him from this time on (I Thessalonians 4:17). This occurs at the last trumpet (I Corinthians 15:50-52), the time of the resurrection of the “dead in Christ” along with those who are “alive and remain.” (I Thessalonians 4:16-17)

Revelation 21 goes on to describe the bride further, beginning in verse 9: “Then one of the seven angels . . . talked with me, saying, ‘Come, I will show you the bride, the Lamb’s wife.'” The angel refers to her as “the great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God” (verse 10).

He then describes her dimensions: Her wall is pierced by twelve gates—each a great pearl—having the names of the twelve tribes of Israel inscribed on them and twelve angels at them (verses 12, 21). Her twelve foundations, adorned with precious stones, are each named after the twelve apostles (verses 14, 19-20). New Jerusalem is 12,000 furlongs in length, breadth and height (verse 16). Her wall measures 144 cubits (verse 17).

Twelve tribes times 12,000 each is 144,000, just as John describes the sealed servants of God in Revelation 7! Twelve and the square of twelve is New Jerusalem’s description! The bride is exactly 144,000, and the firstfruits are exactly 144,000 (Revelation 14:4).

Revelation 14:5 ‘And in their mouth was found no deceit, for they are without fault before the throne of God.’

Look at Revelation 21:9-27; Revelation 22:17 and compare with the Revelation 14:1-5. This is the same group of people and we see their role in the Kingdom of God. Notice the mansion and the rooms for the 144,000; the city with twelve gates, with the names of the twelve tribes. If you study into a Jewish wedding you will see the parallel, with the room built by the father of the groom, for the groom and bride to stay in for one week, consummating the marriage. This matches the Feast of Tabernacles of seven days in duration, with spiritual meaning for Christ and the Kingdom of God.

Christ is clearly seen as the groom. But who is the bride? Who are the wedding guests?

‘In them He has set a tabernacle for the sun, which is like a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoices like a strong man to run its race.’ (Psalm 19:6).

“THE IMAGE OF CHRIST WILL BE PERFECTED IN EVERY SOUL who accepts the gift of His grace (Character, blood sacrifice), ….THEY WILL STAND BEFORE GOD equal in elevation, in power and purity, to the angels, and will be honored with them before the eternal throne.” ST December 30, 1889, par. 7

“They are NOT to look forward, thinking that at some future time a great work is to be done for them; for the work is NOW complete. The believer is NOT called upon to make his peace with God; he never has nor ever can do this. He is to ACCEPT Christ as his peace, for with Christ is God and peace.” Selected Messages Book 1, p. 394.3

The Wedding Guests

‘”Therefore go into the highways, and as many as you find, invite to the wedding.” So those servants went out into the highways and gathered together all whom they found, both bad and good. And the wedding hall was filled with guests. But when the king came in to see the guests, he saw a man there who did not have on a wedding garment’ (Matthew 22:9-11).

There is another group to be at the wedding of the Lamb and His Bride, the 144,000. These are guests at the wedding feast. They are the great multitude’ of Revelation 7:9. In the New King James Version, the words “After this“‘, preface verse 9, indicating correctly that what follows refers to a separate group of people than the 144,000 of verses 1-8 of Revelation 7.

This group includes the servants of God from before the Flood; those righteous men after the Flood to Abraham; and the few people given the Spirit of God before the Day of Pentecost, 31 A.D. The rest of the New Testament Church, including a percentage of them Gentiles, are a part of this great multitude. That shows you what importance God places on the Bride of Christ, when He lumps the patriarchs, the apostles, and all the rest into one large group and separates them from the Bride of Christ!!!

The Bride of Christ, in more detail, is found in the Book of Esther, and the Book of Revelation. They will rule over and teach mankind the Way of God with great power (LOUD CRY)  – their 3.5 years of training by Christ Himself. similar to the 12 apostles on the day of Pentecost which resulted in thousands being converted in a single day.

After Christ returns for His believers they reign with Christ for 1,000 years in Heaven. After 1000 years of the earth resting… 6,000 years of sin, sin, sin, the earth rests with no sin, because the wicked are slain by the brightness of Christ’s 2nd coming. Wicked are raised back to life, burned up, they become ashes under the Saints feet in the earth made new.

The Psalmist, King David, personifies the sun and the heavenly creation as foretelling a future event, in which the servants of God are cleansed and prepared for a marriage. This marriage is linked with redemption. Psalm 19 marvellously captures the whole process of salvation and the marriage of the Lamb, in a single song.

The relationship between Christ and the Church is also labelled in terms of a marriage: ‘

“For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.” This is a great mystery, but I speak concerning Christ and the church.’ (Ephesians 5:31-32).

Christ is wooing you. He wants to be your husband. Your confidant. Your problem solver. Your covering. He wants to intertwine his soul with yours, blend His divinity with your humanity. He wants you to take His name. New Jerusalem. This is the name of the Bride of Christ. Read Esther. Esther is a symbol of the Bride of Christ or the 144,000.

‘For I have betrothed you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.’

The 144,000 and The Marriage of the Lamb

Here is a short Bible Study of Revelation 14: 1-6, to clarify one of the parties to the marriage:

Revelation 14:1-2 ‘Then I looked, and behold, a Lamb standing on Mount Zion, and with Him one hundred and forty-four thousand, having His Father’s name written on their foreheads. And I heard a voice from heaven, like the voice of many waters, and like the voice of loud thunder. And I heard the sound of harpists playing their harps.

Note the term: ‘having His Father’s name’. This is a reference to a marriage. (GOD is His Father’s name…)

See Isaiah 4:1: ‘And in that day seven women shall take hold of one man, saying, “We will eat our own food and wear our own apparel; only let us be called by your name, to take away our reproach.”‘

Revelation 14:1 also pictures a group of people married to the Lamb.

This a unique group of people. No one else has the role given to them by God.

Revelation 14:3 ‘They sang as it were a new song before the throne, before the four living creatures, and the elders; and no one could learn that song except the hundred and forty-four thousand who were redeemed from the earth.’

There are only 144,000 in the group to become the Bride of Christ !!! The whole church is not the bride.

Many are called, few are chosen to be the bride. This does not leave all the rest out of salvation. It only establishes the role of the 144,000 as the Bride of Christ, in the Kingdom of God.

There is a link to the Book of Ruth in this section of scripture. The 144,000 are also linked to the Festival of Weeks (Pentecost and the LOUD CRY) and are firstfruits in the Kingdom of God.

Revelation 14:4 “These are the ones who were not defiled with women, for they are virgins. These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever He goes. These were redeemed from among men, being firstfruits to God and to the Lamb.”

The link to the story of Ruth is in the words ‘who follow the Lamb wherever He goes’. Take a look at Ruth 1:16: ‘”Entreat me not to leave you, Or to turn back from following after you; for wherever you go, I will go; and wherever you lodge, I will lodge; your people (are) my people, and your God, (is) my God.”‘ The young Israelitish widow, knew Her God, and the purpose of marrying within her own national heritage. She was used to typify the Bride of Christ. (Read the article: The Plain Truth About Ruth, to clarify her nationality is Israelite.) This is a story of marriage and enriches the meaning of the Day of Pentecost. Revelation 14:1-5 and the Book of Ruth are dealing with the same prophetic marriage.

The strongest man is he, who, while sensitive to abuse, will yet restrain passion and forgive his enemies.” MYP 412.1 Testimony Treasures Volume 1, p. 602.1

“The church of Christ found refuge in seclusion and obscurity.” The Great Controversy, p. 54.2

 “obscure people” —Spalding and Magan Collection, p. 1.

The church did not need huge auditoriums, for they met in private homes (Romans 16:5, Colossians 4:15, Philemon 2), and they were served worldwide by twelve apostles and a small number of elders. Even considering these small numbers, many fell away from the truth (I John 2:18-20; II Thessalonians 2:3, 7), and many followed false apostles (II Peter 2:1)!

The 12 disciples were the precursor example of the 144,000 disciples, who are also known as the Bride of Christ. Both groups belong to and follow the “WAY”.

Isaiah 58:12 “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.

The “WAY” to Heaven is through Christ:

John 14:6 “Jesus answered, “I am THE WAY and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through ME.”

Acts 9:2  “and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any there who belonged TO THE WAY, whether men or women, he might take them as prisoners to Jerusalem.”

Acts 24:14 “However, I admit that I worship the God of our ancestors as a follower of the Way, which they call a sect. I believe everything that is in accordance with the Law and that is written in the Prophets,” Acts 28:22 “But we want to hear what your views are, for we know that people everywhere are talking against this sect.”

Acts 28:23 “They arranged to meet Paul on a certain day, and came in even larger numbers to the place where he was staying. He witnessed to them from morning till evening, explaining about the kingdom of God, and from the Law of Moses and from the Prophets he tried to persuade them about Jesus.”

Acts 24:22 “Then Felix, who was well acquainted with the Way, adjourned the proceedings. “When Lysias the commander comes,” he said, “I will decide your case.””

Acts 19:9 “But some of them became obstinate; they refused to believe and publicly maligned the Way. So Paul left them. He took the disciples with him and had discussions daily in the lecture hall of Tyrannus.”

Acts 19:23 “About that time there arose a great disturbance about the Way.

Acts 22:4 “I persecuted the followers of this Way to their death, arresting both men and women and throwing them into prison,”

The Bride of Christ can be found in the Story of Esther. Esther represents the five wise virgins who separated from the foolish virgins at the voice of the Bridegroom and the Bride, the Bride of Christ, also known as the 144,000. The Bride of Christ is also known as the 144,000, the rock that is cut out without hands by the Spirit of Christ and smites the image of Daniel 2 on it’s feet, smashing it to pieces.

Christ chooses His 144,000 Brides to be His last apostles and teaches them for 3.5 years, 42 months, 1,260 day. On March 19, 2013 and lasts for 42 months/3.5 years/1,260 literal days until September 19, 2016, when I believe probation closes for the world, assuming the Sunday law has been passed.

The five wise virgins trimmed their lamps and GO OUT away from the five foolish virgins to meet the Bridegroom and the Bride.

“The state of the Church represented by the foolish virgins, is also spoken of as the Laodicean state.” E. G. White, Review and Herald Articles, Vol. 2, 420.

“Today we hesitate to claim we’re the remnant; but as for Laodicea, that’s us! Us alone!…No other Christian group vies with us for the dubious privilege of being identified with it….claiming exclusive rights to Laodicea is not politically incorrect. So, unchallenged, we’ve become anchored in the view that Seventh-day Adventists are the sole group envisioned in the apocalyptic concept of that term.” Adventist Review, August 28, 2008, p 5.

“If the church of God becomes lukewarm [LAODICEAN], it does not stand in favour with God any more than do the churches that are represented as having fallen and become the habitation of devils and the hold of every foul spirit and the cage of every unclean and hateful bird.” Letter 35, 1898, p. 6-7

“So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.” Revelation 3:16

The FIVE WISE VIRGINS LEFT THE FIVE FOOLISH VIRGINS WHO ARE LUKEWARM LAODICEANS who went out to JOIN the wilderness (obscure/little known) PROCESSION already in progress! They join their voices with the multitude of voices that have already joined the wedding procession who like John the Baptist herald the soon coming Messiah. The KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS! THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS!

“Come! Marry a King!” Come! Let’s join the wedding procession NOW in progress and go out to meet Christ our Bridegroom who is on His way to the wedding banquet in Heaven that His Father & God has prepared for His Son, Bride and wedding guests = us!

        Christ our King has an Almighty Father who is a philantrapist! He has prepared a grand feast for all who will come! It does not matter how rich or poor you are, God has put His Son in charge of all His wealth, all the resources of Heaven will be poured out upon us through the Spirit of His Son upon us. Christ will give us our wedding garment, our Trousseau (the clothes, household linen, and other belongings collected by a bride for her marriage). “she required nothing but what Hegai the king’s chamberlain, the keeper of the women, appointed. And Esther (the 144,000 or Bride of Christ) obtained favour in the sight of all them that looked upon her.” Esther 2:15. Oh, if *ALL* would come *JUST AS THEY ARE*, and LET HIM MAKE THE PREPARATION in taking them as His! For Christ works within us, and His righteousness (truth/living reality) is upon us. Without this no soul will be entitled to heaven. Christ’s own Spirit is within us, His PRESENCE and POWER (Character=thoughts and feelings) and His Righteousness (TRUTH) (what we believe about Him and do=10 Commandments/His Words) is our covering, our veil, our Bridal veil. We are set apart for Him alone. He has paid the highest bride-price ever paid for a bride. His life blood has purchased her. She is set apart for Him alone. No one else is to touch or KNOW His Bride like He does. The Bride is unveiled after 7 days in the bridal chambers/consumation being fed, nourished by truth by the wedding guests partaking of the gospel feast.

CLAIM CHRIST’S VICTORY AS YOUR VERY OWN PRIZE. CLAIM CHRIST’S BLOOD – His death as your very own. Claim Christ’s strength, His Faith, His Power, His Wisdom, His Divinity as your very own. Claim His Spirit which is His Words, His Mind, His thoughts as your very own. Do it right now. Believe that it is so! Let Him make you in agreement with God: Holy, Perfect in His sight. Complete surrender is what it takes. Surrender your mind to Christ’s power, which is His character, His thoughts, His feelings. Let Him make you Holy…which means to be in agreement with God. By His Spirit He will write upon the fleshy tables of your mind the 10 commandments. He will empower you to obey them. Say, “Take me Oh Lord as wholly Thine. I lay all my plans at thy feet. Use me today in thy service. Abide with me and let all my work be wrought in thee.”

        “As the members of the body of Christ APPROACH the period of their last conflict, “the time of Jacob’s trouble,” they will grow up into Christ, and will partake largely of His Spirit. As the third message (Rev 18:4 and Matthew 25:6: come out/go out of false doctrines – come out of all 501c3 non-profit/tax exempt entities/organizations) swells to a loud cry, and as great power and glory attend the closing work, the faithful people of God will partake of that glory (character=thoughts and feelings). It is the latter rain (perfecting testing messages) which revives and strengthens them to pass through the time of trouble. Their faces will shine with the glory of that light (truth) which attends the third angel (faithful men and women).” (The Review and Herald, May 27, 1862).

You see, they left all the 501c3 entities and joined the wilderness (obscure/little known) procession that was moving on and left the harlot apostate churches. Do you see a parallel today? Every letter of this prophecy will be fulfilled. I see today that the true church (church in the wilderness-primitive godliness, obscure/little known) is calling the “professed” church to wake up. Isaiah 29:13 “Wherefore the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honour me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear toward me is taught by the precept of men:”

This is the  The voice of the bride, the 144,000—the true church that is NOW in the wilderness, obscure—is once again sounding to the apostate structure. The apostate structure is represented by the foolish virgins and Laodiceans (Laodiceans are in a position of carnal security. They are at ease, lukewarm, comfortable, indifferent, believing themselves to be in an exalted condition of spiritual attainments. But they are not, instead they are

Revelation 3:16-17: “So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I am going to vomit you out of My mouth. Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:”

“wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked”. Naked means without God – Character is not transferable. No man can believe for another. No man can receive the Spirit for another. No man can impart to another the character which is the fruit of the Spirit’s working). Character is not transferable. The Song of the 144,000 is a song that no one else can learn, because it is the Song of their experience. Their experience, of intimately KNOWING their husband Christ, cannot be transferred to someone else.

Romans 12:11 “Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord.” Acts 18:25 “He had been instructed in the way of the Lord, and he spoke with great fervor and taught about Jesus accurately, though he knew only the baptism of John.”

How long can you sit within an apostate structure, a false bride that has received a bill of divorce from God, and think you are in the remnant church of Bible prophecy? Who has conditioned your mind? When the professed believers persecute God’s faithful servants, they are silencing the voice of the bride.

“A multitude of voices were heard crying: “Let us depart hence.”—{ The Great Controversy, p. 29.3}.

The church structure became a harlot in Jeremiah’s day and many false prophets were bribed to proclaim a peace and safety message, but none of God’s people were destroyed in 70 A.D., because they obeyed and came out of Jerusalem. It rejected Christ and His truth in John the Baptist’s day, the voice crying in the wilderness, and in William Miller’s day it again did the same. Today modern Israel/Adventism is following in the footsteps of ancient Israel. God’s last call to the professed Seventh-day Adventist structure is now being sounded by His bride/144,000. Soon it will end, and when it does, of which group will you be a part?

The Bride/144,000 faithful men and women, like the 12 apostles of Christ became the pioneering leaders who like Joshua and Calab lead the primitive godliness movement in the wilderness, whose members names are written in the Book of Life in Heaven, Zion, the church of the firstborn, but they were not without faults and shortcomings. Interestingly, not one of the chosen 12 disciples (or the 144,000 or bride of Christ = the church crying in the wilderness, like John the Baptist, obscure, little known) was a scholar or rabbi. They had no extraordinary skills. Neither religious, nor refined, they were ordinary people, just like you and me. But God chose them for a purpose—to fan the flames of the gospel that spreads across the face of the earth and burns brighter (latter rain) and brighter (Loud Cry) until it fills the whole world, the rock that is cut out without hands (not by might nor by power but by my Spirit – 3 angels messages/7th day Sabbath = 1844 to 2nd Advent) strikes the feet of the image of Nebuchadnezzar in Daniel 2.

The Bride of Christ is the special leadership group that King Jesus picks from the “common people”. Also known as the 144,000, the last apostles Christ personally trains (reforms) while they are in the wilderness virgin (truth) wedding procession for 3.5 years. The Bride of Christ aka 144,000 become the last end time pioneering leaders similar to Moses leading the children of Israel during the Exodus from Egypt. The last 144,000 literal apostles also compare to the first 12 literal apostles of Christ. This last group of 144,000 leaders (aka symbolized as the angel=faithful men and women) lead the wise virgin wilderness procession of remnant Saints (like the 12 apostles) of the last end time primitive revival movement whose names are written in Heaven. See Ezekiel 20:34-39.

“The bride constitutes the church that is waiting for the second appearing of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.”–{Manuscript Releases, vol. 16, 268}. “At midnight the cry is heard, ‘Behold, the Bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet Him.’ The sleepers, suddenly awakening, spring to their feet. They (all 10) see the procession moving on, bright with torches and glad with music.”—{Christ’s Object Lessons, p. 405.2}.

Let us remember that every specification of this parable is to be studied and that it has been and WILL BE fulfilled to the very letter. Review and Herald, September 19, 1890, and it says: “I am often referred to the parable of the ten virgins, five of whom were wise, and five foolish. This parable has been and will be fulfilled to the very letter, for it has special application to this time, and LIKE THE THIRD ANGEL’S MESSAGE, has been fulfilled and will continue to be present truth until the close of time. In the parable, the ten virgins had lamps, but only five of them have the saving oil with which to keep their lamps burning. This represents the condition of the Church.” Review and Herald, October 31, 1899: “Every specification of this parable should be carefully studied.”

The two groups, the first 12 and the last 144,000 are children of the bridalchamber because Christ Himself is their teacher for 3.5 years. Both groups experience special illumination (truth). The “early rain”, was testing perfecting messages which produced the Song of the 12 disciple’s experience which produced the Pentecost resulting in thousands of conversions in a single day. The “latter rain”, is testing perfecting messages from Christ Himself for 3.5 years which produce the Song of the 144,000/Brides experience, of intimately knowing her husband (Christ) learning to rely upon His help that she learns while passing through severe trials and conflicts. The Song of her experience is the Loud Cry of the bride of Jesus Christ that no one else can learn. The Bride of Christ will trust him in the shadow as well as in the light.

“The light of His glory–His character–is to shine forth in His followers. Thus they are to glorify (charactify) God, to lighten the path to the Bridegroom’s home, to the city of God, to the marriage supper of the Lamb.” –{COL 414}.

The Song of the Bride’s (144,000) experience, is the song that no one else can learn. Revelation 14:3 KJV “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 (purchased – paid bride-price contract) from the earth.”

       “Let us strive with all the power that God has given us to be among the hundred and forty-four thousand.” –{Review and Herald, March 9, 1905}.

“Who is to compose the hundred and forty-four thousand? This those who are the elect of God WILL in a short time KNOW without question.”—{Last Day Events, p. 269.1}

The “wedding guests” are Christ’s “best man” and His closest friends that join the wilderness (obscure/little known) wedding procession (WISE VIRGINS – virgin represents pure truth in your body) join the Bridegroom’s procession on its way to the banquet at His Father’s house) that is NOW in progress (see Rev 13:5 March 19, 2013 to September 19, 2016). “When He leaves the sanctuary (on or about Sept. 19. 2016) I believe this is when probation closes for the world – I believe probation closes for the house of God when the Sunday law is enacted – and I think this will be prior to 9/19/16 – remember, time will be cut short in righteousness), darkness covers the inhabitants of the earth.” –{GC 614}.

“A darkness will cover the inhabitants of the earth when Jesus moves out of the heavenly sanctuary such as enveloped the earth at the time of his crucifixion. This will be an evidence, to those who have known the truth, that probation’s hours are past, and the eternal destiny of every soul is sealed beyond recall; but this will only strike terror to the soul that has failed to heed the warning message, “Prepare to meet thy God”. –{Review & Herald Articles Book 3, page 581. Review and Herald Supplement of June 21, 1898}

It was soon after the 3.5 years of training the disciples received from Christ Himself, that He was taken from them and ascended to Heaven. I believe it will be soon after the 3.5 years of intense training the 144,000 or Bride Christ receives, that Christ will return to get His faithful followers. So if the 3.5 years of intense training by Christ Himself, Christ takes the reins in His own hands as it were, removes Queen Vashti and replaces her with a new Bride because she refused to show her beauty or crown (truth) given to her, the new Bride Esther receives a new name, and marries a King. She purifies herself with the truth given to her by the keeper of women. She wanted ONLY the garments (character) given to her NOTHING MORE. – The  new Bride, or 144,000, is given a new name like Hadassah was given a new name, Esther, which means “a star”. The 144,000 is part of the 12 stars or 12,000 from each tribe of Israel. Esther was an orphan daughter of the tribe of Benjamin.

Like the 12 apostles at the Pentecost, the Bride/144,000 at the Loud Cry has A FAITH AND ASSURANCE THAT THEY HAD NEVER BEFORE KNOWN, THEY ACCEPTED THE TEACHINGS OF THE SACRED WORD. No longer was it a matter of FAITH with them that Christ was the Son of God. They KNEW that, although clothed with humanity, He was indeed the Messiah, and they told their experience to the world with a confidence which carried with it the conviction that God was with them.

The Song of the Brides experience, of intimately knowing (consummating their marriage after baptism into Christ’s name, intertwining, blending her humanity with her husbands divinity which means being in agreement with her husbands character. His thoughts and feelings which are found in the 10 commandments. The Loud Cry, the Song of the Bride/144,000 invites the people to receive the righteousness of Christ, which is made manifest in obedience to all the commandments of God.) her husband Christ’s help that she learns while passing through severe trials and conflicts IS the Loud Cry and is likened to the Pentecost experience only greater in power (power=character=thoughts and feelings) because there are 144,000 apostles instead of only 12 apostles. Both groups, the 12 specially chosen apostles and 144,000 are leaders. ONLY those who obey the third angel’s message and go out (seperate) of all false doctrines (Rev 18:4, Matthew 25:6, Revelation 14:9-12) will be allowed to help give the loud cry:

        “Arise, shine; for thy light (living reality experiencing Jesus helping you in your life trials) is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee.” Isaiah 60:1. TO THOSE WHO GO OUT TO MEET THE BRIDEGROOM IS THIS MESSAGE GIVEN.”  Christ’s Object Lessons, p. 420.3

GO OUT OR COME OUT INTO THE WILDERNESS (obscure/little known) PRIMIATIVE REVIVAL WISE VIRGIN PROCESSION MOVEMENT being trained by Christ Himself (He has taken the reins into His own hands, like the Exodus from Egypt) that is NOW in progress 3-19-13 to 9/19/16 See Isaiah 26:20, Exodus 12:22-23, Zephaniah 2:3:

  • “…the MOVEMENT symbolized by the angel…” –{The Great Controversy 1888, p. 604.1}.
  • “The angel represented in prophecy as delivering this message, symbolizes a class of FAITHFUL MEN…” –{E.G. White, The 1884 Great Controversy, p. 199-200},
  • “I then saw the THIRD ANGEL. Said my accompanying angel, ‘Fearful is his work. Awful is his mission. He is the angel that is to SELECT THE WHEAT FROM THE TARES, AND SEAL, OR BIND, THE WHEAT FOR THE HEAVENLY GARNER.” –{Early Writings, 118}
  • “And I will bring you out from the people, and will gather you out of the countries wherein ye are scattered, with a mighty hand, and with a stretched out arm, and with fury poured out. And I will bring you into the wilderness of the people, and there will I plead with you face to face. LIKE AS I PLEADED WITH YOUR FATHERS IN THE WILDERNESS OF THE LAND OF EGYPT, SO WILL I PLEAD WITH YOU, SAITH THE LORD GOD. And I will cause you to pass under the rod, and I will bring you into the bond of the covenant: And I WILL PURGE OUT FROM AMONG YOU THE REBELS, and them that transgress against me: I will bring them forth out of the country where they sojourn, and they shall not enter into the land of Israel: and ye shall know that I am the Lord. As for you, O house of Israel, thus saith the Lord God; Go ye, serve ye every one his idols, and hereafter also, if ye will not hearken unto me: but pollute ye my holy name no more with your gifts, and with your idols.” Ezekiel 20:34-39.

The 12 literal apostles are the example precursor to the 144,000 literal apostles who are two groups of special early and end time leaders. (Zechariah 9:7). Both groups are chosen by Christ Himself from the “common people” not from leadership trained in literary instituations who have led the flock astray; both groups are led and taught for 3.5 years by Christ Himself. Both groups are recipents of great power (Christ’s character). Both groups receive a special illumination known as the “Pentecost” and the “Loud Cry”. Both groups, the early 12 and the latter 144,000 apostle leaders),

WITH A FAITH AND ASSURANCE THAT THEY HAD NEVER BEFORE KNOWN, THEY ACCEPTED THE TEACHINGS OF THE SACRED WORD. No longer was it a matter of FAITH with them that Christ was the Son of God. They KNEW that, although clothed with humanity, He was indeed the Messiah, and they told their experience to the world with a confidence which carried with it the conviction that God was with them.” –{The Acts of the Apostles, p. 45.3}.

Both groups, the 12 apostles and the 144,000 are children of the bridechamber. The bridechamber is the 3.5 years of instruction by Christ Himself that both groups receive (today Christ has taken the reins into His own hands and is leading His people who follow and obey Him like He led the Isrealites in the pillar of cloud during their Exodus from Egypt. The 3.5 years, or 42 months, or 1,260 days literal days are NOW being fulfilled per Rev. 13:5/Daniel 11:36: March 19, 2013 to September 19, 2016. Pope Francis acts very Christlike and is clothed in angel robes:

“And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months.”

for 42 months, 3.5 years or 1,260 literal days which ends Sept. 19, 2016.) the protection of Christ and holy angels. Christ’s 12 disciples and Christ’s 144,000 apostles receive special training for 3.5 years before the Pentecost and Loud Cry go forth in great power (character). The 12 apostles received the “Early Rain” or “former rain” which was testing; perfecting messages taught by Christ Himself. The 144,000 apostles receive the LOUD CRY at the time to bow down and keep the first day of the week Holy, is when the Loud Cry goes forth in great power. Which are testing perfecting messages taught by Christ  to them, and their experience in putting them into practice in their lives prior to the Sunday Law. “When the decree GOES FORTH and the stamp is impressed, their character will remain pure and spotless for eternity. Now is the time to prepare.” T5, 216.

Here is a “latter rain” testing message for you: Both groups must come out of all the churches (Jews/Adventists) that were once chosen as repositories of great light because Jews/Adventists will not tolerate Christ. Both Jews and modern 501c3 SDA churches deny Christ is truly the Son of God.

Matthew 10:32-33 (KJV) “Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven. But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven.”

“There is ANOTHER universal and TRULY CATHOLIC ORGANIZATION, the SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH.” Neal Wilson. Adventist Review, 3/5/1981.

Both groups, the 12 apostles and 144,000 apostles have martyred individuals in them.  These are raised to back to life at the sound of God’s voice to hear the covenant giving the day and hour of Christ’s second coming. What this means is that Ellen & James White and all the pioneers and all who have believed in and helped to give the three angels messages and the 7th day Bible Sabbath truths are a part of the 144,000 bride of Christ and will all be raised at the voice of God so they can be alive to see Jesus 2nd coming! “All who have died in faith under the third angel’s message come forth from the tomb glorified, TO HEAR GOD’S COVENANT OF PEACE with those who have kept his law.

‘They also which pierced Him,’ those that mocked and derided Christ’s dying agonies, and the most violent opposers of his truth and his people, are raised to behold him in his glory, and to see the honor placed upon the loyal and obedient.” –{The Spirit of Prophecy Volume 4, p. 454.1}. “those who have fallen asleep, having the seal of God, will have a special resurrection, and will be called forth to hear the covenant of peace, and to behold their Lord as He comes in the clouds of heaven.” –{ Stephen Haskell, 1905 SNH, SSP 252.1}

This happens about 15 days before Christ second coming, I believe.

Testing perfecting messages, the “latter rain” is given by the 144,000 leaders who live from 1844 until the 2nd Advent of Christ. The 144,000 at the time the Sunday law is put into effect (“When the decree GOES FORTH and the stamp is impressed, their character will remain pure and spotless for eternity. Now is the time to prepare.” T5,216.) because they have learned the Song of their experience with Christ through severe trials and conflicts and have overcome by claiming the victory of Christ as their very own.  No longer was it a matter of FAITH with them that Christ was the Son of God. They KNEW that, although clothed with humanity, He was indeed the Messiah.

Isaiah 62, Revelation 3:7-13, and Revelation 14:1-9, and Hebrews 12:22, 23, Identify Zion as Being the Same as Philadelphia or the New Jerusalem, the Perfect Bride of Jesus Christ

Isaiah 62:1-5 especially, identify Zion, the subject of the chapter [see verse 1] as the bride of Jesus Christ. Isaiah 62:5 says:

“For as a young man marrieth a virgin, so shall thy sons marry thee; and as the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride, so shall thy God rejoice over thee.”

We just learned from God’s Holy Word that He marries Zion, as His bride. Who is Zion? Hebrews 12:22, 24, answers this crucial question:

“But ye are come unto mount Sion [Zion], and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels, To the general assembly and CHURCH OF THE FIRSTBORN [FIRSTFRUITS–Rev. 14:4], which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect.” Hebrews 12:22, 23.

We learn from the above scripture that Zion is the heavenly Jerusalem and the general assembly and Church of the Firstborn which are written in heaven. Dose Ellen White agree with this interpretation of Zion?

“The marriage represents the reception by Christ of His kingdom. The Holy City, the New Jerusalem, which is the capital and representative of the kingdom, is called the ‘the bride, the Lamb’s wife.'” E. G. White, The Great Controversy, 426, 1911 edition.

The Holy City, the New Jerusalem, the capital and REPRESENTATIVE of the kingdom, is called “the bride, the Lamb’s wife.” So Zion is more than a CAPITAL and a city, she is also the bride, the Lamb’s wife, just as Isaiah 62, says that Zion will be married. Why would Christ marry just a city? That would not make sense would it? Of course not. It says that Zion is the capital, the representative and the bride of the heavenly kingdom of God. Remember that Isaiah 62:2, says that Zion (verse 1) shalt be called by a new name. What new name? Let’s go to Revelation 3:12, for the answer:

“…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.” Rev. 3:12.

How do we Know That it is Philadelphia That Gets the New Name?

We know for sure that Philadelphia is the final remnant generation, because she is told that she will be kept or protected from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth:

“Because thou [Philadelphia in context] has kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.” Revelation 3:10. Also, the Synagogue of Satan, will worship before thy[Philadelphia’s feet]. Also, she is made a pillar in the Temple of God, because she was the only perfect church in the sense that the 144,000 are perfect before God, Revelation 14:1-4. Philadelphia is not faulted on one point. Though she has but little strength, she has “kept my word, and hast not denied my name,” Rev. 3:8.

The Remnant as the last generation of men

“The woman is a symbol of the church, and the remnant of the church represents the Christians of the last generation of men, living just prior to the second advent. The dragon makes war on these for keeping the commandments of God, Sabbath and all, and having the testimony of Jesus Christ, which, according to the inspired definition of chap. xix, 10, ‘is the spirit of prophecy.’ Here, then, are the causes of the dragon’s warfare upon the remnant. They teach the observance of the ten commandments, and the revival of the gifts, and acknowledge the gift of prophecy among them. When the Devil got one foot upon the fourth commandment, and the other upon the gifts planted in the Christian church b Jesus Christ, then his satanic majesty was filled with revengeful delight. But when the remnant, whom God designs to fit for translation to Heaven without seeing death, ‘ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein,’ then the dragon is wroth, and makes war on them.
“The true spirit of the dragonic host, which is already being somewhat developed, is vividly described in Isa. xxx, 8-13, as being manifested just prior to the sudden destruction of those who hate the pure testimony, and love smooth and deceitful things.” E. G. White,Spiritual Gifts, Vol. III, 26, 27.

Laodicea makes the tragic mistake of believing that the seven churches of Revelation 2 and 3, are literal, successive churches, rather than eras of the church in which various churches met the description of the the various eras. For example, there were many churches that comprised each era of the church. All of the messages, however, applied to each era, as there were overlappingsof all the conditions of every message in every era.

Ellen White corroborates this assessment by saying that all of the messages (plural) apply to every church:

“The names of the seven churches are symbolic of the church in different periods of the Christian Era. The number 7 indicates completeness, and is symbolic of the fact that the messages (plural) extend to the end of time, while the symbols used reveal the condition of the church at different periods (eras) in the history of the world.” E. G. White, Acts of the Apostles, 585.

Ellen White Says Sinners are Shaken out of Zion, Philadelphia, not Laodicea, and that Laodicea is the Foolish Virgin State of the Church

“The state of the Church represented by the foolishvirgins, is also spoken of as the Laodicean state.” E.G. White, Review and Herald Articles, vol. 2, 420, col. 1.

“The church [Zion in context] may appear as about to fall [when the bride Zion has to flee to the wilderness], but it does not fall. It remains [the only church that remains is Zion, the 144,000], while sinners IN ZION will be sifted out–the chaff separated from the precious wheat. This is a terrible ordeal, but nevertheless it must take place. None but those who have been overcoming by the blood of the Lamb and the word of their testimony will be found with the LOYAL AND TRUE, WITHOUT SPOT OR STAIN OF SIN, WITHOUT GUILE IN THEIR MOUTHS [the 144,000 Revelation 14:1-5.]…. The REMNANT thatpurify their souls by obeying the truth gather strength from the trying process, exhibiting the beauty of holiness amid the surrounding apostasy.” E.G White, Letter B — 55 — 1886, pp. 6, 7.

This describes Zion, the church triumphant, the faithful remnant final generation, the 144,000, from which the sinners are shaken. Sinners do not have to ever be members of Zion in order to be shaken out of Zion, any more than the fallen churches of 1844, had to be members of Philadelphia Zion, in order to be shaken out of the heavenly Zion Kingdom church, by rejecting Zion’s message. The entire world will not have to be a member of the heavenly Jerusalem, in order to be shaken out of that kingdom by the loud cry of the bride of Jesus Christ.
The tares are gathered into the midst of apostate Jerusalem, Ezekiel 22:17-31. This is precisely what happened in the type in 70 A.D. Ellen White said that was a prefigure which is a type! Zion is theremnant that go forth OUT OF APOSTATE JERUSALEM, Isaiah 37:31, 32. This remnant is also the Third Angel who selects, seals and binds the wheat for the heavenly garner:

“I then saw the THIRD ANGEL. Said my accompanying angel, ‘Fearful is his work. Awful is his mission. He is the angel that is to select the wheat from the tares, and seal, or bind, the wheat for the heavenly garner.” E.G. White, Early Writings, 118.

“The angel represented in prophecy as delivering this message, symbolizes a class of faithful men, who obedient to the promptings of God’s Spirit and the teachings of his word, proclaim this warning to the inhabitants of earth. This message WAS NOT to be committed to the religious leaders of the people.” E..White, The Spirit of Prophecy, vol. 4, 199, 200.

“The third angel’s message will not be comprehended, the light which will lighten the earth with its glory will be called a false light, by those who refuse to walk in its advancing glory.” E.G. White, Review and Herald, 5-27-1890, p. 321.