Class Notes: 8/23/2017
Heb 12:2; Rev 2:7; The doctrine of the winner part 89;The portfolio of invisible spiritual assets
Lam 3:21-25; I recall this (God's Word of truth) to my mind, and it gives me confidence. Because The Lord's mercy never fails; His grace provisions never cease, they are renewed every morning; Great is Your faithfulness... Therefore I have hope in Him. The Lord is good to those who wait silently on Him.
In our study of the doctrine of the winner believer. Heb 12:2; Rev 2:7; Winner believers are the unknown, unsung heroes of history. 2Cor 6:9; who are the targets of God's grace imputations and the reason that God continues to support the human race.
We are now in a study of the portfolio of invisible assets the God gives to every believer on the basis of Jesus' work on the cross and conveyed to believers on the basis of grace and faith at salvation as salvation grace, after salvation as logistical grace and in spiritual maturity as the escrow in the form of supergrace and ultra supergrace. James 4:6; Eph 2:7;
Last time we noted that God cannot accept anything mankind does on the basis of merit because the corruption of the flesh by the sin nature makes all human production incompatible with God's perfect Holiness. Rom 8:3-9a; Gal 2:21;
This means that in God's plan believers can only function on the basis of grace so God provides 100% of the assets and does 100% of the work. Rom 4:2-8; Eph 2:8-10;
Because of this God gives every believer the positional or identity assets of election and predestination at the moment of salvation. Under election, our equal privilege is our royal priesthood and our equal opportunity is God's logistical grace support.
Under predestination, our equal privilege is God's righteousness that we possess because of our union with Christ and our equal opportunity comes from the indwelling, filling and teaching ministries of God the Holy Spirit that provides us with the capacity to function and advance within His operational spiritual power system.
God the Holy Spirit distributes these positional or identity assets to every believer equally at salvation. Jesus Christ starts conveying the escrow assets to winners when they acquire the cognitive self confidence and spiritual self esteem from a personal sense of destiny.
Under Gods grace protocol the positional or identity assets that God gave you are the means and His conveyance of your escrow assets to you is the end.
Your positional or identity assets provide fantastic blessings for you from the moment you are saved. Your escrow assets provide even greater blessings that go above and beyond anything you that could ever ask or imagine.
The fact that God the Father placed these greater blessings on deposit for each believer without exception means it His will for every believer to receive these blessings. 1Tim 2:3-4; The Greek word translated "knowledge" in verse 4 is "epignosis" that means complete or full spiritual knowledge.
It is God's will that every believer attain the objectives of the grace policy of His protocol plan and even if believer have negative volition because of unbelief and choose not to attain the blessings they still are irrevocable because it is God's faithfulness not ours that counts. 2Tim 2:13;
The only thing that can prevent you from attaining them is your rejection of God's grace because of unbelief caused by the emotional arrogance from self-absorption, self-justification and self-deception.
If God's policy is rejected the escrow will remain on deposit forever as an eternal memorial to the equal privilege and opportunity that God provided to us after salvation through His grace policy.
The unconveyed deposit remains as a memorial to God's glory because He did everything and it was rejected under the principle of even the wrath (negative volition) of man will praise You. Psa 76:10; Rom 3:3-5a;
Real estate law provides an illustration of how the escrow principle works under a system called relation-back doctrine.
Escrow agreements are normally considered to be irrevocable. Items placed in escrow are held until certain obligations are met before their distribution. This protocol is called relation-back doctrine, because it irrevocably relates back to the date that the assets were placed on deposit in escrow.
This means the amount actually conveyed to the grantee as the escrow includes the initial deposit plus any interest or accumulated gains that have been accrued from the date when the assets were placed in the escrow deposit.
Once the escrow is deposited it is irrevocable. Should the grantor lose his sanity or die, the grantee still receives the deposit when they have met the conditions of the escrow.
In the case of believers in Jesus Christ the time of the escrow deposit is eternity past.
Relation-back doctrine supports irrevocability by vesting delivery from the grantor at the time that the deposit is made. Elapsed time between the deposit and its conveyance normally increases the value of the deposit so any increase in value that occurs during the elapse of time is also conveyed to the grantee.
In Eph 1:3-4; we see that God deposited our escrow blessings in eternity past, before God created the physical universe or anything other created thing including the angels.
God the Father deposited into escrow greater blessings for each member of the church as part of their heritage as an heir of God and a member of His Royal Family before anything was created.
God the Father (the grantor) made this deposit in Jesus Christ (the depositary) to be delivered to the Church Age believer (the grantee) upon their compliance with and fulfillment of God's protocol plan of grace.
The escrow blessings are therefore a permanent part of your portfolio of invisible assets, and they are irrevocable under the principle of relation-back doctrine.
Should a Church Age believer, as grantee fail to execute the protocol plan of God and therefore fail to glorify God by complying with His grace policy during their time on the earth the escrow blessings remain on deposit to glorify God forever in eternity because they are irrevocable. Rom 11:29;
This believer's blessings remain on deposit forever as a memorial to the fact that he is a loser in the sense of losing out on these greater grace blessings. He does not lose his salvation; he does not lose his lesser blessings of logistical grace in time and his eternal life in a resurrection body in heaven forever. 1Cor 3:15;
Equal privilege and equal opportunity means that every believer has the same equal potential to be a winner. Losers are believers who make the free volitional choice to not take advantage of God's grace gifts, to not walk by means of the Spirit, to not learn God's Word of truth with the result that they live their life on the earth with wrong priorities and values. Rom 8:6; Phil 3:18-29;
The winner is the one who accepts God's grace challenge and perseveres in God's plan regardless of the distractions and adversities that assault them from all sides in the devil's world.
One of the most important things in the Christian life is patience and consistency under the principle of Matt 25:21;
Winner believers use their volition on a daily basis to establish a scale of values from God's Word of truth. Eph 4:13; This starts by making God's Word of truth one's highest priority and then taking the metabolized doctrine (epignosis) that is learned and applying it to life accurately under the mentorship of God the Holy Spirit. 2Tim 2:15;
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