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The God Family
I Do What I See My Father Doing
Let Us Make Man
Gen 1:26-27 And God said, Let Us make man in Our image, after Our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps upon the earth. So God created man in His Own image, in the image of God created He him; male and female created He them.
For many traditional religious Christians the idea of acting for God and on behalf of God as God Himself, immediately raises alarm bells in their souls and flesh causing them to shrink back in disbelief and horror giving rise to the age old question, “Are you saying that, we are equal to God”? “How dare you blaspheme, making yourself equal to God, what arrogance, from a mere created human being?”Not surprising, this has always been the response of the religious mind; even Jesus Christ faced the same in His day, when He said the God was His Father and that He was sent by His Father to show them the Father. The scripture says that they sought even the more to kill Him, because He was claiming to have been before Abraham and calling God His Father. John 10:30-36 I and Father are one. Then the Jews took up stones to stone Him. Jesus answered them, saying, Many good works have I showed you from my Father, for which of those works do you stone me? For a good work we stone thee not; but for blasphemy; and because that thou, being a man, makes thyself God. Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, You are gods? If he called them gods, unto whom the word of God came, and the scripture cannot be broken; Say you of him, whom the Father hath sanctified, and send into the world, you blaspheme; because I said, I am the Son of God?
This has always been a controversial topic and my attempt here today is to remove the sting from his religious mindset and give you a context for the accurate understanding of what Jesus was laying claim and that His claims holds true for us as well, the sons of God.
To begin, we must ask the question, “Where were you and I, when it was only God that existed?”To do this is to unravel the revelation or the origin of Christ, the Son. Who is CHRIST? He is more than just the “Anointing and the Anointed One” .Col 1:15 (Christ) Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature. William Hinn says, “The statement that God can create something out of nothing is absolutely incorrect and blatantly wrong because, God in His, self existence of Spirit is the material out of which all things are created and everything is contained in Him, therefore in Him we live and move and have our being”. Now Christ was the firstborn out of God the Father. To simply put it, when God the Father decided to have a Family, His first ever “birth experience” as GOD Spirit produced Christ the Son. The term the "God Family", was first coined and used by this son of God, William Hinn. Col 1:16-17 For by Him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by Him, and for Him: And he is before all things, and by Him all things consist. After this act of “birthing” Christ the Son, God the Father never goes back into Himself ever again to create another thing because He placed everything that will ever be created in Christ the Son, yes all of Himself. Therefore He is called the only Son begotten of the Father. Col 2:9 For in him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily. In this one explosive fusion process, the Father is now fully vested in His Son all of the God DNA and technology of the Father is now atomically cloned in the Son, Christ and they are One by the Holy Spirit. There is no scriptural reference to validate the existence of the Trinity, for the Lord Thy God is One. The Father and the Son have a relationship in the Holy Spirit. The things in the Spirit are always circular never linear or hierarchical. Each lives to serve the other and unlike our human minds, value is not measured by the titles, size, colour, age, money , gender, geography have no significance in the Spirit. Everything begins and ends in unbroken Fellowship of service to one to another in unconditional love. Now, don’t get me wrong, there are rankings, order and government in the Kingdom of God. Hence, Jesus prayed, Father, make them one as We are One.
I believe therefore in the beginning of time and the visible material creation when we read in Genesis 1:3 Then God said, Let there be light and there was light, refers to God the Father activating creative light and Life (Zoe) power in the Christ who was before time, because it is from the Light that all things are created. For here we know that Christ is now manifesting as the word of God. 1 John, In the beginning was the word and the word was with God and word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him and without Him nothing was made that was made. In Him was life and life was the life of men. Please not that it is only in Genesis 1:14-17 that God creates the sun, the moon and the stars in the firmament for natural light. The Word of God is the Light of God, which is Christ the Son. Now we have still not answered the question, “Where were you and I, when it was only God that existed?” We are told in the book of Jeremiah that God the Father knew us before we were formed in our mother’s womb, that is before the sperm and the egg infused into each other to become an embryo or had any contact with each other, He knew us. Jeremiah 1:5 Before I formed the thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou came forth out of the womb, I sanctified thee, I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations. How is that possible that God the Father knew us before…Let’s look at the book of Ephesians.
Eph 1:3-6 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: According as He Hath chosen us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love: having predestined us into the adoption of sons by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will, To the praise of the glory of His grace, wherein He hath made us accepted in the beloved. Remember I spoke about something in the introduction that God the Father had Christ the Son issue forth from Him, the above text is telling us that while that was happening, we were in Christ all along.
The thoughts of God were to have a God family, a new species of beings that would be both son of God and son of man. Just to clarify, a thought is an unsounded word. Thoughts have to be communicated in order for it to have any value in a time material world. However, in an eternal spiritual environment, thoughts need not be spoken for it to be understood. We see Jesus Christ being able to function in this environment of spirit, because He could perceive the thoughts of man and answer the thoughts rather than the questions they posed. It is also a scientific fact that sound waves do not travel in outer space. That means when a star dies, that is called a supernova, the implosions of it collapsing into itself are never heard, and it is an absolute silent process. This is why the scripture requires of the sons of God to never judge by what their eyes see and what their ears hear. For in the spirit what you hear is not necessarily what you see. “I heard the roar of the lion, when I looked, I saw a lamb.”
So God would supply all of the material for the construct of this new species in Christ. All man had to do was to show up and be obedient to the instructions of the Father, like any good son should, because He was a third party beneficiary in the Will of God. That means that man does nothing to get this, it is his inheritance. We know that the first Adam failed and fell prey to the deception of Satan but the last Adam which is Jesus Christ succeeded and brought back the plan in play again. Therefore Jesus Christ became the firstborn, the prototype, the Chief Cornerstone, of this new race of Kingly Priest Sons of God that will make the God Family visible as a Holy Nation in the earth.
1 Corinthians 15:21-23. For since by man came death, by man also the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive. But every man in his own order: Christ the first fruits; afterward they that are Christ’s at his coming. 1 Corinth 15: 45-49 And so it is written, the first man Adam was made, a living soul; The last Adam, a quickening spirit. Howbeit that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual. The first man of the earth, earthly: the second man, the Lord from heaven. As is the earthly such are the also that are earthly: and as the heavenly such they also that are heavenly. And as we have borne the image of the earthly, we shall also bare the image of the heavenly.
To say the same thing in another way is to say, the first Adam became or descended from a perfect life giving spirit, soul and body to an alien life giving soul and body. While the last Adam Jesus Christ descended from the Father as the Spirit of Christ into the womb of Mary, grew to fulfill the purpose of His natural birth which was to show the Father and open the way back to the Father through His death burial and resurrection and thereafter ascended from an alienated life giving soul and body into perfected life giving Spirit, soul and body again at the right hand of the Father in Heaven. He had learned the excellence of soul by obedience to the things he suffered and was given the perfection of Spirit by His Heavenly Father.
Jesus is called the Last Adam or the last of the Adamic race. Up until his arrival, every human being that was born was born as a life giving soul in a human body. Jesus Christ brought an supernatural alternative to the human race through his death and resurrection, he brought into affect the GOD FAMILY RACE. That is why in order for man to become a Son of God, he must be born again of the Spirit, it is not enough that he is born of the women which gives him his entire human attributes, he must be born from the above. As is the earthly such are they also that they are earthly as the heavenly, such they also that are heavenly. And as we have born the image of the earthly we shall also bare the image of the heavenly. We know that the image of God is Christ, Col 1:15 (Christ) who is the image of the invisible God, the first born of every creature. He is the heavenly standard of which all the Sons of God must represent. 2Co 5 17-19 Therefore if any man in Christ, a new creature: Old things are passed away; Behold, all things become new. And all things are of God who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation; to with that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself not imputing their trespassers unto them and hath committed unto us the world of reconciliation. If we have all of this in Christ then why do we need a Spiritual Father? Is it not enough to be in Christ and relate to God as your heavenly Father directly? See Hebrews 13:17
The purpose of the Spiritual Father in your life is to watch over your soul and to bring you to the maturity and excellence of your soul. With the help of the Holy Spirit, the Father and of the Son, we see the entire God Family involve of the reconciliation, reconciling the fallen Adamic race into this God Family, through you and me. We are the abode of the Godhead who lives in our spirits. This gives us our royal Kingly stature. When we take Gods tabernacle in us to the people we fulfil the priestly ministry of Melchsedek. This is what happening throughout the earth, this understanding is now present in the earth and is being echoed from the rooftops from the heads of Households, Spiritual fathers with Spiritual families. 1 Peter 2: 9-10 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a peculiar people; That ye should show forth the praises of Him who is called out of darkness into his marvellous light which in time pass, not a people but now the people of God which had not obtained mercy but now have obtained mercy.
Gen1: 26-27 And God said, Let us make man in our image after our likeness. You are in Christ when we agreed to reproduce this God family. The Holy Spirit will bring to your remembrance as to why you have to be the standard of righteousness and perfection of the love towards all men because how shall they know unless we are sent and how shall they hear unless we are to preach the gospel of the Kingdom and if necessary use words. For you are living Epistle being read by men for the Law of the Spirit of Life in Christ Jesus has set us free from the law of sin and death and is written on the tablets of our hearts and minds in the eternal covenant of Sonship. I will close this with the powerful Psalms 82 that none of the religious folk like to discuss because they do not understand that our status, as representational sons does not inflate pride in us but humbles us to magnificent awe and praise that we have been given the privilege to become partakers of his divine nature and that our attitude of mind is to be the same mind of Jesus Christ. For when Christ in you appears, you appear. Phillips2 5-7 Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God but made himself of no repetition and took upon him the form of the servant and was made in the likeness of men.
Psalms 82 :1-8 God stands in the congregation of the mighty. He judges among the gods. How long will ye judge unjustly and except the persons of wicked? Selah. Defend the poor and fatherless: Do justness to the afflicted and needy. Deliver the poor and needy. Rid them out of the hand of wicked. They know not, neither will they understand. They walk in darkness. All of the foundations of the earth are out of course. I have said you are gods and all of you are Sons of the most high. But you shall die like men and fall like one of the princes. Arise oh God. Judge the earth for thou shall inherit all nations
To appreciate this Psalms, you must hear the heart of God and capture his serious disposition. He stands up among the “His God sons” and says the reason for the condition and the state of mankind is the lack of belief among those that have the ability to restore order to all of creation because the refuse to believe that they are part of a God family and it is because of their unbelief that the nations are poor and fatherless, afflicted and needy and they walk in darkness. Such disorder exists in all the foundations of the earth that everything is in disharmony and out of balance because the sons of God refuse to believe who they are. JUDGEMENT has begun in the House of God and His family, if God the Father continues to ignore this immature condition of his sons, then he is not a righteous Father. It is up to us in this generation to submit to the Father of our spirits and live. For to continue in this false sense of humility of not being worthy is lawlessness to the government of the God family. FOR WE ARE NOT EQUAL TO GOD WE ARE EQUAL WITH GOD. WE ARE THE GOD FAMILY.
Be perfect in Love as your Father is perfect.