Class Notes: 4/16/2017
Prerecorded Resurrection Sunday Class
On Resurrection Sunday the Church celebrates the resurrection of TLJC and celebrates his strategic victory in the angelic conflict. Phil 3:10;
The resurrection of Jesus Christ involved power from all three persons of the trinity.
1. The omnipotence of the Father restored our Lord's human spirit from heaven Luke 23:46 to His body in the grave and thereby became an agent in the resurrection, Acts 2:24; Rom 6:4; Eph 1:20; Col 2:12; 1Thes 1:10; 1Pet 1:21;
2. The omnipotence of the Holy Spirit restored our Lord's human soul from Hades Luke 23:43 to His body in the grave and thereby became an agent in the resurrection, Rom 1:4, Rom 8:11 and 1Pet 3:18-19
3 The omnipotence of God the Son in undiminished deity in the hypostatic union, as part of God the Father's plan for the dispensation of the Hypostatic Union raised his physical body from the tomb where he had been laid. Mark 15:43-46; Jesus Christ had said He would raise Himself from the dead in John 10:17-18; John 2:19-22
Paul's desire was to come to know and teach believers about that same omnipotent power that raised Jesus from the dead. Phil 3:10a because it is the same power that empowers the spiritual power system that God gave to every Church Age believer at salvation.
The omnipotence of God the Father provides the grace provision of the portfolio of invisible assets that the believer deploys to attain the objectives of the spiritual power system. Eph 1:3
The omnipotence of God the Son establishes and maintains life on the earth that is the venue for the believer's advance. Col 1:16-17, Heb 1:3
TLJC controls every aspect of the believer's environment. He controls the universe, Psa 103:19; the physical world, Matt 5:45; the affairs of nations, Psa 66:7, man's birth and destiny, Gal 1:15, man's successes and failures, Luke 1:52, and provides protection for His people, Psa 4:8.
The omnipotence of God the Holy Spirit indwells the believer's body making it a shrine where the glory of God resides establishing a base of operation for the believer's residence, function, and momentum inside the spiritual power system. Gal 5:16
Believers who exploit divine omnipotence inside God's spiritual power system during the Church Age become tactical victors and invisible heroes in the angelic conflict by learning to be occupied with Jesus Christ, our role model, who pioneered and perfected God's spiritual power system. Heb 12:2;
Perfect God Deut 32:4; provides perfect power for believers to advance in His perfect power system. Phil 2:13;
This means that the same power that raised Jesus Christ from the dead is presently available for every believer in the Church Age to function in God's spiritual power system. This is also the same power that will resurrect every Church Age believer at the exit resurrection of the Church. Eph 1:19-20, 1Cor 15:51-53;
Believers acquire and deploy this power by means of the ten problem solving devices that are infinitely greater than human or cosmic power.
When Paul states in Phil 3:10; "that I may come to know Him, and the power of His resurrection," he means that believers must come to understand that this power is related to their position in union with Christ who is presently seated at the at the right hand of the Father in heaven in His resurrection body.
This means that for believers physical death is nothing to be feared because physical death is a prerequisite for receiving a resurrection body. Rom 6:5, Eph 2:5, Phil 2:8-9.
Believers who comprise God's new creation, the new spiritual species, are commanded to learn how to live in this new spiritual power system that empowered Jesus' resurrection. 2Pet 3:18; We do that through consistent P.M.A. of God's Word of truth under the mentorship of God the Holy Spirit.
God the Holy Spirit has to teach us these things because we are in a position of experiential weakness in human bodies on the earth in the spiritual darkness and deception of the devil's world. 2Cor 4:7; 1Cor 2:14;
This is why spiritual truth can only be acquired by means of doctrine (faith) under the ministry of the Spirit. As we learn to abide in Him as he sits at the right hand of the Father, His thinking abides in us by means of doctrine with the result that He is manifested through us while we live on the earth in the darkness of the devil's world.
As we advance spiritually we come to know Him and the power of His resurrection. This resurrection power is brought to completion or perfected in us as we live in it instead of our own strength and ability moment by moment during our physical life. 2Cor 12:9-10;
This is how the same omnipotent power that God deployed through Christ is deployed through us. 2Cor 13:4; NET
The omnipotent power of our Lord's resurrection is made available to us by means of the filling of the Spirit and our Lord's divine viewpoint thinking that is comprised of metabolized doctrine circulating in our stream of consciousness.
God has taken us, totally depraved individuals who were enslaved to sin (the OSN) from birth Rom 6:17, rescued us from the devil's domain of darkness Col 1:13, transferred us into His domain of light 1Pet 2:9 given us eternal life, 1John 5:11-12; His perfect righteousness, 2Cor 5:21; made us His children, Gal 3:26; made us holy, 1Cor 1:2; made us priests, Heb 10:10-14, and Royalty, 2Pet 1:11;
Once we understand that we are alive from the dead we are free to walk in our new life. Rom 6:4.
God the Holy Spirit gives us the ability to understand and utilize this power that is the same power that was utilized in our Lord's resurrection that provides us with the ability to handle the challenges of details of life with complete happiness and contentment Phil 4:4; 1Thes 5:9-11;
We are called to participate with TLJC in tactical victory in the angelic conflict through spiritual warfare Eph 6:10; and endure the suffering associated with that warfare with complete happiness and contentment just as He did while He endured the suffering associated with His strategic spiritual victory on the cross with perfect happiness Heb 12:2
So today, as we celebrate the resurrection of TLJC, let's be strong in the Lord and the omnipotent power of His resurrection that is continuously available to us inside God's spiritual power system.
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