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The Spirit of Christ is Son

Updated on July 22, 2010

This is my Beloved Son.

For unto us a Son is given.
For unto us a Son is given.

The Spirit of Christ is Son

 (Eph 4:7 NIV)  But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it. This is why it says: "When he ascended on high, he led captives in his train and gave gifts to men." It was He who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers, to prepare God's people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.


Now what I am about to say is not taught in most Christian circles, but if we are moving to the fullness of all things then clarity must be brought to incomplete definitions that cannot define the path to the finish. I remember asking the Holy Spirit, how are we to come to the fullness of Christ, when what was being taught then, is that every believer only has one dominant grace gift of Christ and in that grace you will mature and eventually meet your Maker.  The highest order of any thing is to become the thing. To many who have received Him (Christ) to them gave He the power to become Him, Sons of God. I remember my being in a Church meeting once of which I was the guest speaker.  In those days I was recognized for the grace of the Prophet and would often call out people from the congregation and give them prophetic words or be a part of a prophetic presbytery. So after I had shared the word on the Prophetic, the Holy Spirit had me call out a young man from the audience and I began prophesying over him, I spoke about his past, his present and began giving prophetic definition to his future, when I heard myself saying that he would not just have one of the graces of Christ but that he would function in all five graces of apostle, prophet, pastor, teacher and evangelist. No sooner I had said that, did I realize that, that was not the order of the day regarding the operations of the,” Doma” graces of Christ, but there was nothing that I could do, it had left my mouth, the prophesy was being recorded for the young man and he was shaking and weeping on the floor with loud cries, clearly, he was overwhelmed by the prophetic word, but unbeknown to many so was I.


I went home that day and asked the Holy Spirit to open the scripture to me and confirm what had happened about what I had just prophesied.  Is it possible that we are all to function in the full measure of the grace of Christ?  I read Ephesians 4, over and over again, until I starting seeing the thing for which I was searching.  We had just come into the restoration of the Apostle and Prophet back into the body of Christ and had now come to fully vest in that truth on a macro level.  We needed all five graces to bring the Body of Christ into the full stature.  But it is Christ in you, the hope of glory.  The mantle or the anointing of Christ was torn into five pieces and was given to men as gifts. Please note that it says that it was given to men and not to Christians.  This is how we can see the gift of an Apostle operating in a natural man like Nelson Mandela or King Cyrus in the Book of Daniel, it remains a stand-alone gift in a man who has not received the Spirit of Christ, but as a grace to a redeemed man that now needs the other portions to be made complete into a spiritual man, Christ.  Now this Christ Spirit has a function, it is a nexus Spirit that incorporates or pulls together all of the spirits of righteous men into it so that they can become Sons of God. The Spirit of Christ is the essence of Son. 


Now Son, is more than just a male child or a mature male child (huios). Hebrews 1 literally reads like so; In the past God spoke to our forefathers through the prophets at many times and in various ways,but in these last days he has spoken to us by (His) Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom he made the universe.The reason for brackets and italics on the word “His” is because in the original Greek text the inserted word, “His” does not appear. It should read, spoken to us by Son. So Son, is an identity that produces Words or sounds of the mature Christ that gives definition to the image, character and the nature of the Father, it’s a whole new culture and existence of life. For unto us a child is born, but unto us a Son is given.  Mary bore the child Jesus, but God the Father gave a Son Christ. John 1:1- In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came into being by Him and apart from Him nothing came into being that has come into being and in Him was life and life was the light of men.


The problem with most church cultured Christian leaders is that they have a theology that does not believe that anyone can attain to spiritual maturity this side of heaven.  They believe that we can only be made mature once we die physically and leave this planet. Now what use is that to anybody on the earth, tell me? You must know that you are destined for maturity in this life, you were meant to have your sins forgiven and for you to overcome the world and for you to have your inheritance.  You are of no use to the House of God your Father if you remain immature or a spiritual infant; you are equal to a slave or a servant.  The primary reason why many will not take this view is because if they teach that you are meant to have all five graces, then you will become more qualified than the “one gifted pastor”.  You see in the Kingdom this is preferred as the norm and spiritual fathers want this because they want their spiritual sons to go beyond the place that they have gone, they are building multi-generationally.  Paul the spiritual father would say, “I labor with you until Christ is fully formed in you”, this, dear ones is discipleship. The common understanding in Church culture is to “bring your gift and serve my call”, because you have no way of hearing the Holy Spirit for yourself, we will tell you when the direction of the organization will change, what the changes will look like and when you are to change, you follow us until we tell you it’s time to change direction again.   In that context no one cares about bring you into maturity; they just want to maintain what already has been established. When will we start asking questions that will end this kind of foolishness? Well I am bold enough to say that their way is false and it does not work, that system had 2000 years to work out its faults and it is still faulty and God my Father will not allow the proliferation of that wicked system to go on another day, the season has changed, the grace has shifted, and the glory has departed and it has been left for the foxes and the vultures and every wicked thing to creep in, it has been left desolate.


John 5:18-30, For this reason 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.

Jesus gave them this answer: "I tell you the truth, 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. For the Father loves the Son and shows him all he does. Yes, to your amazement he will show him even greater things than these. For just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, even so the Son gives life to whom he is pleased to give it. Moreover, the Father judges no one, but has entrusted all judgment to the Son, that all may honor the Son just as they honor the Father. He who does not honor the Son does not honor the Father, who sent him."I tell you the truth, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be condemned; he has crossed over from death to life. I tell you the truth, a time is coming and has now come when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God and those who hear will live. For as the Father has life in Himself, so He has granted the Son to have life in Himself. 


So we see from the text above that a religious institutional order will always seek to destroy the fullest expression of the Christ, when you say that God is your Father then in their eyes you automatically infer that you are equal to God. That is utter foolishness.  Because the mind of Christ is summed up in, Philippians 2:5-8, Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus, who although He existed in the form of God did not regard equality with God, a thing to be grasped, but emptied Himself taking the form of a bond servant and being made in the likeness of men, and being found in appearance of man, He humbled (emptied) Himself by becoming obedient, to the point of death, even death on the cross.  To be a servant of your Father is the highest order of existence, for you have been given the privilege and the right to manifest His glory through you.  What could be more valuable than being used by your heavenly Father to put on display his goodness to the rest of mankind?  This comes so close to defining us as being  Gods equal that we cannot accept it. Why? Because we lost our true identity and the culture of Son in the garden, we are Spirits just like our Father. The Son is the radiance of the Fathers glory and the exact representation of his being, unique to that Son.  So in this context, what then is the “Spirit of Anti-Christ”. It is the proliferation of the Culture of the ORPHAN, by the Church.


In this present season of change, the message of Fathers and sons and the House of God will be embraced by all, but the difference will be how individuals leaders, take what is being said to either morph it back into the orphan culture or repent from their old to be reintroduced back to the path of sonship. It is vitally important to you that have been called to this season, not to go back to your vomit.  If it has the practice, culture and administration of Church, it is highly probable that it will not want to come into the new, just yet, it may not be the time.  What you have to decide on a personal level, is, are you prepared to leave so that God the Father by the Holy Spirit may fit you back into the current season for your maturity. Or are you those that left in the Spirit long ago but are waiting for the Father to give you an opportunity to help show the way, because you have been sent as a gift to those His people.  I would encourage those that are of the latter, to ask the Holy Spirit to bring you to the closest proximity of the new representation, so that you have a vein or an umbilical attachment to a Household that is current and one that understands your heart.  Daniel even though He was sent to Babylon, would not partake of the table of the King but opened a window to Jerusalem daily in prayer, waiting for the moment for him to be brought before the King to give clarity and interpretation to the dreams of the King. Now be prepared for one of any two outcomes, they may immediately discard your direction and ask you very politely to leave as you do not present the same value to their present vision of the Church, so don’t think that your reception will be celebrated at which point you should shake of the dust from your feet and take your peace with you and “chuck” or “hit the road Jack and don’t you come back no more”. Remember the same people that were casting down garments and palm leaves for the Messiah, shouting, Hosanna, was the same crowd that shouted “crucify Him”. Contrary they accept you and the message and are prepared to open new channels of communicating the new season by Apostles that you have an association with and that can declare the full council of God regarding the new season. The love of the Father for you my precious saints should at least compel you to never pledge allegiance to an Organization or an Institution but to the Holy Spirit, that was given to you and He will take from Christ the Son and make available to you His intentions. This is your inheritance.


Grace, Peace, Love and Mercy


Leon Elijah   


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