Ask for the Ancient Paths
The Ancient Path -Concealed from the World, Revealed in the Son
The Ancient Path is in the Son
Jeremiah 6:16 &17,Thus says the Lord, stand by the ways and see and ask for the ancient paths, Where the good way is and walk in it, and you shall find rest for your souls. But they said,” we will not walk in it”. And I have set watchmen (spiritual fathers, that watch over your soul) over you, saying,” Listen to the sound of the trumpet”, but they said, “We will not listen”.
Every generation that walks in the purposes of God have personally been selected by God before the foundations of the earth and the Holy Spirit brings them into the revelation of this glorious inheritance with maturity. The mystery of Christ, which is a mystery no more, is “You are the Christ, the son of the living God”, this truth is being shouted from the rooftops of every Household and being echoed by the sons under the arrangement of the House of God as a Spiritual Family, because the purpose of the Seed of Christ was to bring forth many sons in the Tree of Life.
There is no doubt that the changing seasons has totally altered the spiritual landscape and the global Church is at the crossroads, of great indecisiveness. They have been condition to see by their souls and are expecting to see by the veiled perspective of their Worldview, but it shall remain hidden from them, until they see and ask for the ancient paths, it’s upon this humble request that the Word becomes a light onto their path and a lamp unto the Ancient Pathway of the Spirit. Jesus laments over Jerusalem with the very same request, “Unless, you say blessed is He (Holy Apostles) who comes in the name of the Lord, you shall see me no more”. In this time Heaven is sending Apostles that have seen these ways and have returned to tell of the goodness that lays ahead, they have ventured into the Promise Land through much tribulation and brought back a good report of the abundance of the Land and it fruitfulness, but they are few in number, as most that have returned have been overcome by the sight of the Giants in the Land. Sadly this majority will never even enter into this way nor eat from Olive Groves they did not plant, live in Houses they did not build, drink from Wells they did not dig or taste of the grapes from Vineyards they did not plant, they will die in the Wilderness because of their stiff necks and hard hearts. It is only a remnant that shall enter in. Romans 11:5 Even so then, at this present time there is a remnant according to the election of grace.
The defining characteristics of this First-fruit Company or Remnant, is humility, because they have overcome death in the Baptism of Fire, by laying down their lives and can testify to the value of its process. Contrary to the misinformed and blind, this is not a group with an elitist mentality, and exclusive, secret, covert, encrypted linguistic Chuck Norris group. The Seed of Christ, that has become the Tree of Life in each of these mature sons of God begin to reject any form of pride, position or prominence, they are prepared to walk alone, remain face less by wrapping their mantle of grace around their face, live in obscurity and isolation, to be sent into the world by the Father, to REPRESENT HIM for Kingdom purposes only, to return home to attend to the needs of their Spiritual Households and family.
So what are the Ancient pathways? The Hebrew word for Ancient is, Owlam or Olam, it means hidden, concealed, time immemorial, time past, antiquity or (from the most ancient times). This noun is derived from the Hebrew word, Alam, which means to veil from sight and conceal. Descriptively it is also used to describe a young man over puberty, hidden out of sight from the public eye. It reminds me of the 7000 prophets hidden out of sight in a cave, from what was transpiring on the scene of the present day of Elijah. Reserved and preserved for something more glorious than ever. But more importantly the scripture says that in the fullness of time, God sent His Son, born of a women. The concealed Son, who carries within Himself the ancient pathways of the mind of God, the secret ways of access to the Father in a love relationship, never known to man before.
Matthew 11:25 – 30,At that time Jesus answered and said, I praise Thee O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou did hide these things from the wise and the intelligent and did reveal them to babes (Nepios, son). Yes Father for thus it was well pleasing in Thy sight. All things have been handed over to Me by My Father, and no one know the Son except the Father, nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and anyone the Sons wills to reveal Him. Come to Me all who are weary and heavy laden and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you, and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart and you shall find rest for your souls, For my yoke is easy and my load is light.
Jesus Christ is calling for Disciples to learn from Him the ancient path of Sonship and to take on His yoke because all of the Wisdom of the Ages, the Ancient Ways are locked inside of the relationship that He has with His Heavenly Father, as His Son. This is a call to Sonship, not to Church membership. Jesus Christ is the hidden Son, revealed for us more than 2000 years ago, so that, to the many who have received Him, to them gave He the power (Holy Spirit) to become sons of God. These sons of God have been growing up in the Wilderness of Trials, a dry and thirsty land, but they have been sustained supernaturally by the hand of God Himself. These men have wrestled with God and have not surrendered, until they have been blessed with a new identity and a new name, they walk with a lame and dislocated hipbone and have become an outcast to many in the religious order of Christianity.
Isaiah 58: 11-12 And the Lord will continue to guide you, and satisfy your desires in scorched places, and give strength to your bones. And you will be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water whose water does not fail. And those from among you will build the Ancient Ruins, you will raise up the age old foundations and you will be called the Repairer of the Breach. The Restorer of the Streets of which to dwell.
Micah 4:7 I will make the lame a remnant, and the outcast a strong Nation; so the Lord will reign over them in Mt. Zion from now on, ever forever.
Jesus said no man can come to the Son(ship) unless the Father draws him. If there has been a yearning, a drawing, a deep searching for something more, then that something more is a cry of the Holy Spirit from within you, Abba Father, Abba Father. It’s the cry for sonship, a deep wail for a sense of belonging, to reconnect to the one from whom you issued forth, Your Spirit Father God. His call is for you to come to learn from His only begotten Son, Christ Jesus. This learning of sonship is facilitated by the Tutor, the Holy Spirit and a spiritual father, who is meant to exactly represent the grace, mercy, love and peace of the Heavenly Father to you. He does this by setting the lonely in Families, spiritual families for the primary purpose of spiritual maturity. All of the religious fluff has been removed to make way for your maturity.
THE POWER OF A HUMILIATED LIFE
Luke 10:3.4 &16 Behold I send you as lambs in the midst of the wolves. Carry no purse, no bag, no shoes and greet no one along the way. The one who listens to you listens to me, the one who rejects you rejects Me, and he who rejects Me, rejects the One (My Father) who sent Me. As the Father has sent Me, I now send you...Jesus Christ the Lamb slain from before the foundations of the World.
Our immature perspective of scripture has really damaged our theology and has caused us to live in a defeatist mentality of a lonesome orphan. When I first read Luke 10:3-4, I could not make sense of it because my question was, why would Jesus send lambs among wolves, for the predatorial nature of wolves is to eat lambs for breakfast in the natural. If we don’t have an eternal point of view and see by the Spirit then the scriptures will always be a paradox and never make sense. The thing that gave Jesus Christ power and authority in the earth is;
- He was the sent Son by His Father as an exact representation of the Father. He had an open heaven over Him.
- He was subjected to an earthly father in Joseph, as we all know that Joseph was not his biological father. He re-enacted the spiritual principle of the Adoption of the Spirit
- He learned obedience by the things He suffered before He was crucified, He was humble.
- You only get power and authority when you are a man under authority.
- You only get to use the power and authority of the Kingdom when you have displayed in every situation that you hate the world and Mammon, because you cannot serve two masters. You have totally cut yourself off from the dependency of the worlds system and live from the resources of your Heavenly Fathers riches in Christ Jesus in you.
- The greater serves the lesser. That means the higher dimension of Spirit life will always serve the lower dimensions of soulish and biological life, with the life of God, the Zoe.
- Humility is the characteristic of the mature and it’s only the mature that can truly be humble.
Come to Me all who are weary and heavy laden and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you, and learn from Me (discipleship unto sonship), for I am gentle and humble in heart and you shall find rest for your souls, For my yoke is easy and my load is light. When I began to understand these truths then I understood that it’s the bleating of the humble and innocent slain lamb that sounds like the roar of the Lion among the wolves in the world.
The Father will NEVER, I repeat, NEVER send out, as His Emissary, as His Viceroy, as His son a proud and arrogant man. He may have winked at it in the past, but in these last days that kind of behaviour will not make the grade. It should also be the criteria to look for in whom you select as your spiritual father, is prayerful request to the Holy Spirit.
Be Perfect in Love as Your Heavenly Father is Perfect