Class Notes: 8/18/2021

The judgment seat of Christ part 23 The categories of death part 9

2Tim 3:12-13; Indeed, all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.13 because wcked men and imposters will proceed from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived.

Jer 17:9; KVJ The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked (woke): who can know it?

Hosea 4:6; My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I also will reject you from being My priest. Since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.

2Cor 13:8; We can do nothing against the truth but only for the truth.

Believers who involved in the cosmic system have no wall of fire and are often punished by God during historical disaster.

God uses historical disaster to punish and often to eliminate carnal cosmic believers. Too many carnal cosmic believers form a reverse pivot in the client nation and when there are too many carnal cosmic believers in the client nation the nation becomes self-destructive.

A nation will actually destroy itself were it not for the fact that every year God eliminates from the client nation a number of carnal cosmic believers.

Cosmic involvement produces social degeneration, economic disaster, and military defeat. This is what we see occurring in client nation USA at this time because we have too many carnal cosmic believers in our nation.

In our study on the judgment seat of Christ based on Rev 2:11; we took up a study of the doctrine of death were last time we took up the study of the positional death of the believer.

Positional death is defined as identification with Christ in two ways: retroactive positional truth identifies us with Jesus Christ in His death and burial; and current positional truth that identifies us with Jesus Christ in His resurrection life.

We noted that Jesus was only judged for our sins and since we are identified with Christ in His death we as believers must also use our free volition to choose to reject and experientially separate ourselves from human good and evil while we live in the devil's world on planet earth.

We do this by obeying the mandate to keep on residing and functioning under the filling ministry of God the Holy Spirit inside God's spiritual power system. There is no human good and there is no evil so of course there is no sin when we live and function inside God's spiritual power system. 1John 5:16; Gal 5:16-23;

All sin, all evil, and all human good are the production of satan because they are associated with arrogance in satan's cosmic one system or hatred in satan's cosmic two system.

The positional death of the believer is a very important concept because retroactive positional truth or positional death is identification with Christ in His death where He was judged for our sins and simultaneously rejected human good and evil, that are satan's policy as the ruler of this world.

Therefore we can only sin when we choose to step outside of God's spiritual power system and only produce human good and evil when we reside inside of satan's cosmic system. This means that all personal sin immediately puts us out of position because it places us inside satan's cosmic system.

Every person who ever lives will be judged for the evil that they produced with their human good. Believers are judged for their "good works" at the evaluation that occurs after the exit resurrection and unbelievers are judged for their "good works" at the great white throne judgment.

Since we are on the subject of positional death we should do a quick review of the doctrine of positional truth that explains what God does for us when He places us into union with Christ.

We will note the side that relates to Christ but there is also positional truth as it relates to Adam. 1Cor 15:22;

The mechanics of positional truth as it relates to our relationship with Christ are found in Acts 1:5; 1Cor 12:13; (mechanics); Eph 4:5; (principle). In other words positional truth as it relates to Jesus Christ occurs at the point of salvation when every believer receives at least 40 things.

God the Holy Spirit directly accomplishes five of them and one of them is the baptism of the Spirit whereby He takes believers and enters them irrevocably into union with Jesus Christ.

Positional truth belongs to all believers. It belongs to the carnal as well as the spiritual believer, to the supergrace believer and the reversionistic believer.1Cor 1:2, 30;

Positional truth protects the believer from divine judgment in eternity. Being in union with Christ means that we share His life (eternal), His righteousness (+R, which means it is impossible for us to be judged at the great white throne), His sonship, His heirship, His priesthood, His election, His destiny, and His kingship. Rom 8:1;

Positional sanctification qualifies the believer to live with God forever. If you are going to live with God forever there are certain things you must have: eternal life, +R 1John 5:11-12; 2Cor 5:21;

The believer enters into union with Christ, he shares the life of Christ, the righteousness of Christ, therefore he is qualified to live with God forever, he has the same kind of life that God has and the same kind of righteousness that God has.

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