Posted: 10/04/2012 at 10:25am
Worldwide Kingdom Awakening News and Views
Published by Ron & Barbara McGatlin - Basileia Publishing
In This Issue
1. Spiritual Reality in Natural Bodies
2. Gathering Unto Him
3. Top News Headlines
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1. Spiritual Reality in Natural Bodies
By Ron McGatlin
Our natural human bodies are of this world, literally made of the dust of the earth. Spirit God fashioned the elements of the earth into a super intricate design of a living functioning mobile house in which our spirits and His Spirit can dwell. We are spirit beings who inhabit a fascinating body with an intelligent sensitive soul that functions seamlessly between the body and our human spirit providing a place for the Spirit of God to abide and function in this world.
There is no other creature on earth with this intricate design. Only mankind is created to house the Spirit of God on earth. Not only is the human being designed to house the Spirit of God, it also is the living vehicle through which God implements His desired works upon the earth.
As the Spirit of Christ becomes one with our human spirit, Christ becomes the head of our entire spirit, soul, and body. The Spirit of God in us connects directly with the throne of God to receive spiritual guidance and empowerment from heaven into our human spirits. Our human spirits then impart the endowment from God into our souls enlightening our minds, wills, and emotions and in turn motivating the body to carry out the works of God from heaven into the world. Thus God rules on earth through His sons.
Heaven> (Spirit God> spirit of man>) soul of man> body> works of God> world
The holy angels, powerful ministering spirits, are tuned to receive directions from God in concert with the expressions of Gods will through sons of God. The powerful angels working with man implement the will of God on earth. Nothing in this world that God says by His Spirit is impossible. All things are possible in His obedient sons. There is nothing more for God to do to fix all the disorder on planet earth than that which is already in place and ready to be released to function in the world.
The Bad News
Perhaps the most horrible thing on earth is that man has disrupted this perfect arrangement that God has provided to bring His glad tidings and great joy to all the earth. The world and all of the systems on earth, both natural and spiritual are skewed by this dreadful breakdown between Spirit God and His glorious creation on Planet Earth.
Even though Christ Jesus has, at the cross, completely provided for the repair of the breach, man for the most part has stubbornly clung to an independent life of separation from the Spirit of God. The spirit of man has been substituted for the Spirit of God to impart into the soul of man to inspire, direct, and motivate the works of the body.
Without God at the helm, man himself functions as his own god and expresses his own godless ways upon the world. The enemy spirits of evil fallen angels and demons soon replace the Spirit of God as head over the spirit of man, and the world becomes a place of literal hell on earth. The works of the tree of good and evil are brought forth through the spirits of darkness working through the spirit, soul, and body of mankind to destroy the works of God on earth.
The Really Great News
Speaking as mankind, we are coming to the end of our ways, and many are turning to Gods ways. Many are turning their lives over to Christ. Thus Christ is returning to abide as head in our spirit-beings that abide in our natural bodies. The souls of many are being brought into sweet harmony and victory of the rule of Christ within by the Holy Spirit.
False gods and evil spirits are being dethroned from the spirits and souls of men by the Spirit of Christ in the Holy Spirit.
The spirit of man becoming one with the Spirit of God is restoring the perfect order of God in our spirits, souls, and bodies allowing us to begin to express Gods perfect order to the world around us. Thus the hell on earth can be dissolved and heaven can again rule on earth as it did in Adam before the fall.
This may sound as an oversimplification, yet it is the foundational reality of the kingdom of God coming forth on earth.
Our Part in the Kingdom
We have now moved into an urgent season of transformational upheaval and re-posturing. It is perhaps more urgent that we move as quickly as possible into the part or position God is calling us into than it has ever been.
Finding our new place in the changing world begins with becoming one Spirit with God, enabling our souls to be fully enlightened and led by the Spirit of God. Only then will our souls clearly hear direction from God that will move us quickly into our place and empower us from on High in cooperation with powerful angels to effectively step into fulfillment of our part in the extreme season of worldwide change.
We will not all have the same part to fulfill. The assignments are many and varied and only coordinated by the Spirit of Christ in the Holy Spirit within His people. Some will work on the deep spiritual foundational portion of the kingdom. Others will work on the many and varied practical outworking of the kingdom life in the natural world. There is no division and no separation; all work in love accomplishing their God-given and God-empowered function. Every part and portion is vitally needed in the Body of Christ as maturing sons of God brings forth the transformation of this world to the kingdom of God on earth as it is in heaven.
Working from the Soul
Much of what has been done in the passing church systems has been done with the good intention of doing something for God. However, it was actually done from the soul without the Spirit of God guiding and empowering. Much of denominationalism and other independent and apostolic church works have been designed and function primarily by the ingenuity and power of the human soul instead of the Spirit of God.
Perhaps the first clue is that God does not want us to do things for Him. He wants to do things in and through us. A second clue might be the fact that the works do not build the kingdom of God but tend to build kingdoms of men. The soul (mind, will, and emotions) of man can build some awesome monuments to himself that look good for a season but will soon end in corruption.
One of the most important areas of discernment is to discern the works and operations we see in us and around us as to whether they are truly the works of God by His Spirit or the works of the souls of men without God. Often in reality there is a mixture which become very dangerous and usually harder to discern. It is important to receive that part of the mixture that is from God and reject that which is not without necessarily rejecting the person.
The primary need for discernment is within us and among us. The soul of man can come up with some good ideas and solutions. However, good is not necessarily of God from the tree of life. Both good and evil come from the tree of knowledge but leads to death and not life. Partaking from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil is tantamount to figuring things out for ourselves. Partaking from the tree of life is hearing God clearly by the Spirit and obeying in timely order. HEAR AND OBEY. Hear in your spirit by the Holy Spirit and obey, andyou will be in exactly the right place at the right time doing the right thing.
The soul can learn to mimic the works of the Spirit and can be empowered by the enemy to produce counterfeit works that look much like the real. One thing the enemy and the soul without God can never produce is true LOVE that leads to self-sacrifice for others. Real selfless love comes only from God who is love. Follow the real love, and you will seek before all else His kingdom and His righteousness.
Keep on pursuing love.
It never fails.
2. Gathering Unto Him
By Kriston Couchey
TIMES OF CORRECTION
During the 2009 economic crisis I had a dream in which Father showed me a picture of a tight/sharp loop in a road like a racetrack that banked around and went back in the opposite direction. He told me I will place no sharper correction upon My people at that time as it is more than they can bear. Twice the picture of the track appeared and He spoke the same words twice. The sharp loop represented sharp course correction that the church was unable to navigate. I understood that the crisis happened as correction for His own people. Seeing and hearing it twice meant that it was settled in the courts of heaven. I asked Father what was needed in order to bring about the correction needed. He needs "Overcomers", to bring healing and restoration to His people, but they are few.
In March 2011 I woke up from a dream crying out to Father to Delay it for 21 months, your people are not prepared for it! At that time I came to understand that financial and world crisis in Europe and the Middle East were threatening to throw the world in a deep depression and cause great turmoil upon the earth.
THE SYSTEMS OF MEN ARE FAILING
The loving discipline of Father is surely coming to His own house where His people have become dependent upon this worlds systems and manner of operating for their provision and security.The judgment of God is that these will no longer be a place in mens systems which the children of God can trust. We have not been prepared because we have not truly sought and established the government/kingdom of God in our midst, which is a kingdom that is not like the ruling systems of men, but is preeminent over them.
These fading systems are subject to the government of God, not the other way around, and it is in the government of God being established that true provision and security are realized.
I want to share with you what I believe is a very serious directive of the Spirit for this hour. I had a dream this week in which all the systems and institutions of men had become hostile to the children of God and the children of God had to flee those systems. When I awoke I prayed about it and the Spirit of God told me Gather my people and prepare them for what is coming. I took that as a personal directive for my own sphere of influence, but also was convinced through discussing this with others that it is a directive being proclaimed to all the remnant of God for this specific hour.Father is calling us to gather unto Him in our places of influence as men and women to receive individual and corporate mandates and authority to rule and reign in our spheres of influence with the power of heaven.
GATHERING UNTO HIM
The cry of the Spirit is to gather to receive in Father that which is needed for this hour to overcome. He is not calling us to gather around a man, a teaching, or an organization. Many have come to know His presence in them, but the government of God is established as His people are finding IN HIM the authority to establish His righteousness and justice in their places of influence. He is calling us to come together to receive the directives, mandates, decrees, and judgments of heaven. Whether we are a group of thousands or just one lone person in a city, Father is calling us unto Himself to be our ark of safety, supply, and security.The great trouble we are about to face is a symptom of a church that has abdicated its kingdom governmental authority to meet the needs of men over to the worlds systems. The governments of men are but a shadow compared to the light of His kingdom.
THE COURTS OF HEAVEN
Father is calling His own to Himself that He may establish what His desire has been all along; the government of Heaven on earth.The call to gather is for His own to stop their activities and order of business to enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise.It is in the courts of God that He is judging our flesh and releasing Heavens mandates to men. Here His decrees are spoken forth with authority through His people to changes the course of history. In this place He sends sons forth with kingdom authority confirmed with power. This gathering is intended to release through His sons the power of the age to come; the Power to restore and renew creation itself.His desire is that the atmosphere of heavens court establish justice in His own house and then to all creation.He is calling His own to embrace fully the sovereign empowerment and assignments prepared for them in this hour.
The people of God have been positioned and placed; the connecting has begun and the power is being turned on. I truly believe He is asking us to gather without any agenda or expectation except to meet with Him that He might set the agenda of His house for the unfolding age. As His government is established among His own, the fear of the Lord is returning. As He takes His rightful place as Lord of His house we will understand the justice and mercy of God in a new light, the light of His Glory.
Top News Headlines
U.S. Diplomats in Libya Denied More Security Help - 10/3/2012
American diplomats in Libya repeatedly asked for more security at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi before the deadly attack on Sept 11. Officials in Washington turned them down, even though there had been two explosions and dozens of other security threats. American staffers in Libya were pleading with Washington to reconsider their request for more security. Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=40648&a mp;PN=1
Christian students massacred in Nigeria- 10/4/2012
Christian students were specifically targeted by Islamists in northeast Nigeria. The massacre killed up to 30 students at Federal Polytechnic Collage in the city of Mubi in Adamawa State. "Up until now Christians were either attacked in their churches, their homes, and business. So this is new to have Christians attacked at the university they are attending." http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.TID=40652&P N=1&TPN=1
Miracle Testimony: Nothing's Impossible with God- 10/3/2012
"One night in my hotel, I went to bed completely homosexual. My mannerisms, dress, body language, etc., were all very masculine. I hated men, angry at every one for the abuse that I had suffered by a neighbor when I was a child "When I awoke, there was a Presence in the room that I cannot find the words to completely explain. It was a peace I had never experienced before.Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=40649&a mp;PN=1
Setback in Case of Pakistani Teen Facing Blasphemy Charges- 10/3/2012
Three witnesses whose testimony could absolve a 14-year-old Pakistani girl facing life in prison have changed their statements. The three witnesses initially told police they saw Khalid Jadoon Chishti, a Muslim cleric, tear pages out of a copy of the Quran and put them with police evidence. But they recanted those statements. A fourth witness stood by his initial statement. Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=40650&a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
'America for Jesus' Rally Prays for Revival- 10/1/2012
Thousands of Christians from across the United States converged on Philadelphia's Independence Mall in a rally to spark a spiritual revival as the nation approaches Election Day. "America for Jesus 2012" The sounds of prayer and praise pierced the overcast skies as Christians called out to God to forgive the nation's sins and return our land to its biblical roots. Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=40634&a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
NDOP Wembley Submerged By Waves of Prayer and Praise- 10/1/2012
Wembley stadium was overtaken by a wave of prayer and praise when over 32,000 gathered for the National Day of Prayer and Worship on Saturday September 29th. Tens of thousands more were able to join the day through live broadcasts and streams. A Mexican wave of united prayer engulfed the whole stadium believing for a new wave of revival to hit the UK. Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=40633&a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Car bomb attacks target Iraqi security forces and Shias - At least 32 killed- 10/1/2012
At least 32 people have been killed in Iraq as car bomb attacks targeted security forces and Shia pilgrims around the country. "It has been a morning of intense bombings this morning. The bombings also happened in the Christian areas just around us. Please pray for all our people," wrote Canon Andrew White, vicar of St. George's Church in Baghdad, on his Facebook page. Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=40631&a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Churches in Tirana reached thousands of fellow citizens with a message of hope through TiranaFest with Luis Palau- 10/1/2012
Just over two decades after the fall of Communism and state-imposed atheism in Albania, local churches and Luis Palau collaborated to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ to more than 20,000 people at Tirana's Mother Teresa Square. The city's churchs boldly reached out to their countrymen and helped lead 2,300 people in public decisions for Jesus Christ. Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=40630&a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Muslims Order Christians Out of Their Village in Egypt- 9/29/2012
Christians in the North Sinai border town of Rafah have started leaving their homes after receiving an ultimatum from Islamists to leave "within 48 hours" or be killed. Nine Coptic families have left the town. The remaining 23 Coptic families are still there, waiting to leave. Most of us are shop owners and have property, so it is not easy to leave everything and go. Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=40615&a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
Muslim Brothers mobilize for Jordan King Abdullah's overthrow - 50,000 demonstrators to be mobilized to demand Kings abdication- 9/28/2012
Muslim Brotherhood has given King Abdullah II notice that he has until October to bow to their demand to transform the Hashemite Kingdom into a constitutional monarchy -- or face Arab Spring street pressure for his abdication. Saudi Arabia fears the oil kingdom may be next in line if its northern neighbor is crushed under the marching feet of the "Arab Spring." Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=40608&a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
News From British Isles, Ireland, Europe and Worldwide- 10/4/2012
Victory for evangelist in freedom of speech case - EU squanders our aid millions, says minister - British banks face heat from on high - France to ban mother and father in all legal terminology - Iran: Currency and Human Rights - Sudan/South Sudan: Buffer zone - Middle East: Terrorism and criminality - Colombia: Pastors being assassinated - USA: Human trafficking. Read On: http://archive.openheaven.com/forums/forum_posts.asp?TID=40655&a mp;PN=1&TPN=1
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Edited by News Room on 10/04/2012 at 4:55pm