Until you are born anew from Above of water AND Spirit, you are under the kingdoms of the world and the deceiver destroyer has a part in you; hence a mixture of light and darkness.
“This is the message we heard from Jesus and proclaim to you, that God is light and in him there is no darkness at all” 1 John 1:5
Jesus says, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born anew he cannot see the kingdom of God…unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit” John 3:3-8
“I tell you this, brethren: flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God” 1 Cor 15:50
But those born of the Spirit, now and is to come, carry the Kingdom; those who carry Christ in their body temple are the Church and meet together to glorify God in their bodies; worshiping in Spirit and Truth.
“God is Spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth” John 4:24
Through the finished work of the Cross of Christ, the Father sends the Holy Spirit to bring the Kingdom of God upon you, and those who receive, welcome, and yield to the Holy Spirit have the Kingdom of God come within them so God’s Will can be done in you on earth as it is in heaven. Salvation is a free gift we either cooperate with or reject; the difference between day and night.
Jesus says, “I am the Light of the world” and “You are the light of the world”
“No one after lighting a lamp puts it in a cellar or under a bushel, but on a stand, that those who enter may see the light” Luke 11:33
“The kingdom of God is not coming with signs to be observed; nor will they say, ‘Lo, here it is!’ or ‘There!’ for behold, the kingdom of God is in the midst of you, within you” Luke 17:21
“So we know and believe the love God has for us. God is love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him. In this love is perfected with us, that we may have confidence for the day of judgment, because as he is so are we in this world” 1 John 4:16-17
“The seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, ‘The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he shall reign for ever and ever.” Revelation 11:15
“Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might be to our God for ever and ever! Amen” Revelation 7:12
yeah Yvonne, and your Father is in Jesus, in you, carrying and sustaining and upholding you continuously even when it feels like He isn’t hey? …and also, our Father is in Jesus, in me, strengthening you and encouraging you even as you do me. You are the heart of a Champion…you are the Fragrance of His love….you ARE THE DWELLING PLACE OF THE BELOVED…..and I reckon that’s pretty cool. 🙂
thank you for these encouraging, edifying words Dennis 🙂
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The kingdom within me is like yeast able to transform to be like Christ so wherever I find myself circumstances adjust to accommodate my very presence.
I cause change because of the power of the kingdom in me.
yes, amen, hallelujah!
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