Class Notes: 11/15/2017
Heb 12:2; Rev 2:7; The doctrine of the winner part 110;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.
We are presently in a study of the doctrine of winner believers Heb 12:2; Rev 2:7; who are the unknown, unsung heroes of history as God's witnesses in the prosecution of satan and the fallen angels. 2Cor 6:9; and who are the targets of God's grace imputations and one of the reason why God continues to support the human race in the evil adversity of the devil's world. 2Pet 3:9;
Winner believers have consistent positive volition to God's Word and allow God to work in them to parlay the portfolio of invisible assets that God provides for every believer in their election and predestination at salvation into capacity to receive the greater grace escrow blessings that God deposited in eternity past as a winner. 1Cor 3:13-14;
When we stopped last time we had noted that God's Word teaches us to recognize the difference between the indwelling of Christ in our bodies and the indwelling of the Holy Spirit in our bodies and the difference between the indwelling of the Holy Spirit in our bodies and the filling ministry of the Spirit.
The indwelling of the Holy Spirit is an irrevocable status quo after salvation and is non-experiential. The filling of the Spirit is experiential because it is the capacity to function inside God's spiritual power system where God the Holy Spirit directs our thinking through the recall of God's Word of truth.
The indwelling of Christ is also an irrevocable non-experiential status quo after salvation but the glorification of Christ in our bodies is the ultimate spiritual experience related to spiritual maturity that comes from the grace capacity that is created by the metabolization of God's Word of truth that is the thinking of Jesus Christ. 1Cor 2:16;
This means that with each stage of the advance to spiritual adulthood there is a corresponding advance in our relationship and our experience with Jesus Christ.
Gal 4:19; "Christ formed in our bodies" refers to the believer who has attained spiritual self-esteem. This means he has the motivation and attitude of the humanity of Christ in Hypostatic Union who resided in the prototype version of God's spiritual power system.
Eph 3:17, "Christ dwelling at home in your heart" is the experience of spiritual autonomy.
Phil 1:20, "Christ being exalted ( magnified or glorified) in our bodies" refers to the experience of spiritual maturity.
The indwelling of Christ provides a new emphasis, a new motivation, and a new priority for the new spiritual species who comprise the body of Christ as God's royal family.
The indwelling of Christ provides the availability of God's power to execute the protocol plan of God. This is the exact same power that Jesus used during His life in an unglorified body and the exact same power that raised Him from the dead.
This same power is available to every Church Age believer under God's grace policy for the execution of God's will, plan, and purpose for their lives. God's omnipotence guarantees the availability of God's grace that is deployed to us and through us through the function of the problem solving devices.
The Church Age is the dispensation of no prophesy. This dispensation begins with the prophesy of the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost and ends with the prophesy of the resurrection of the Church but in between there is no prophesy.
This means that we live in a dispensation of historical trends so the up trends and downtrends of history are based exclusively on the volition of believers.
The Church Age is also the dispensation of invisible heroes. The invisible hero has invisible personal impact, invisible national impact, invisible international impact, invisible angelic impact, and invisible heritage impact, all unseen by most because it the invisible impact is spiritual. 2Cor 6:9a; 1Cor 2:14-15;
Every Church Age believer is in full time Christian service. This service is related to the believer's royal priesthood and their royal ambassadorship their function within divine establishment and their spiritual gift..
These are the invisible factors that determine the trends of history
There are four phases in which there is distribution and utilization of the believer's portfolio of invisible assets.
The first is at the point of salvation under the signature guarantee of God the Holly Spirit when His sealing ministry provides the primary assets of election and predestination that are the basis of equal privilege and equal opportunity within God's royal family.
He provides the motivation for the early function of the volitional assets including positive volition toward doctrine, and the beginning of the cognitive renovation that comes from spiritual growth. God the Holy Spirit also gives every believer a spiritual gift as a personnel asset for function within the Church.
During spiritual childhood the believer starts to use their volitional assets by making good decisions from the position of strength that is established from learning God's Word of truth. This where the believer's spiritual life begins to develop momentum.
Since there is very little capacity from resident doctrine in the thinking there is only a small amount of spiritual production but the spiritual gifts begin to function with the exception of the communication gifts that require preparation but aptitude for the communication gifts begins to be displayed.
The primary assets become operational in spiritual childhood. You're now beginning to function under certain primary assets including your priesthood where you can use rebound to recover the filling ministry of God the Holy Spirit.
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