“The Spirit and the Bride say, ‘Come.’ And let him who hears say, ‘Come.’ And let him who is thirsty come, let him who desires take the water of life without price” Revelation 22:17
In this world, hearsay is rejected; in Christ we hear what the Spirit says and repeat it! We hear what the Spirit is saying, and say it! We read and hear the Word of God and repeat it by the Spirit! Isn’t it interesting that “hearsay” sounds like the word “heresy” and both are a big problem since churches have been conforming to the world (bringing death) instead of conforming to the Word that gives life through the HOLY Spirit; the same Spirit that raised Jesus from the dead can raise you too. When we hear what the Spirit and the Bride says and we say it, people are saved, healed, delivered and set free as faith comes from hearing and hearing from the Word of God; but when the church becomes just an obligation of religion, or a social club, or give-to-get prosperity club, or social justice focused instead of God’s Justice, or become people-pleasers instead of God-pleasers, have faith in the pastor instead of faith in God; trusting religion instead of having a personal, growing, intimate relationship with God our Father through the Son by the Holy Spirit; fearing man instead of fearing God that means you have nothing to fear, but all to be in awe of, astounded, marveling, amazed and in wonder. Man can kill your body but not take your soul, but those who sell their soul to conform to the world and receive their accolades from man, gain the world but lose their soul. But when we know the Words and Sayings of Jesus, we know resurrection life and Spirit, we know God and his Christ, and have eternal life now and is to come. From Christ’s fullness of God we have grace upon grace, faith for faith, and one degree of glory to another. When we hear the Word and repeat the Word, the kingdom expands (righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit), the light increases, dispelling more of the darkness of this world and thick darkness her people, biblical values increase, health and harmony increase, perfect love casts out all fear as our mind stays in Christ, trusting God = perfect peace, and the Word goes forth and does not come back void but fulfilling God’s purpose and will on earth as it is in heaven.
We pray, Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy Name (Holy Holy Holy is the Lord God Almighty! the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end, who IS and was and is to come), Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. The Word, planted in the redeemed soil of the heart, springs up the kingdom and the power and the glory of God; the Word was in the beginning, was with God, and is God (John 1:1); the Word was made flesh in Jesus, the Word is Jesus, the Word in you is Christ in you. The Word never passes away; let the world system’s lies, deception, and word curses be crucified and buried, so the Word of God can resurrect Christ Life and Spirit in us and through us to give God all the glory!
The Spirit and the Bride say, “Come!” Jesus paid the price for our sins, trespasses and falling short of the glory so we can come to the Lord! The Bride is married/joined/yoked to the Spirit, as the Father and Son are one, the Spirit and the Bride are one: the spotless Bride is inseparable from the Spirit, inseparable Light of perfect, holy Love, the true Light of Life that is found in God through Jesus by the Holy Spirit. The Bride makes herself ready by being filled with the sevenfold Spirit: seven spirits from the Throne of oil, fire, and eyes to see: the fiery presence (glory fire light) of Christ, and Holy Spirit oil, wisdom, understanding, counsel, might, knowledge, reverential awe and wonder; every good endowment and every perfect gift coming down from the Father of lights. Ask and receive; seek and find; knock and the Door opens (Matthew 7:7). You can’t be OF the Bride without the Spirit, and when you give your life to Jesus, thirst for God, desire Christ in you, hunger and thirst for righteousness, you hear the call, the invitation, and you can come and take ALL of what our Father has given to us in Christ Jesus, who endured the Cross for the JOY of being in God’s Presence eternally (Hebrews 12:2), finishing the work of the Cross for the JOY of your salvation, spending eternity in the Majestic Glory of his Presence! We begin to delight in God and he gives us the deepest desires of our hearts! We delight in God and he delights in Christ in us! Apart from Christ we are in darkness and can do nothing.
The Free Gift of God is useless if you don’t hear, and come, and take it. The Free Gift of God is useless if you take it and leave it on a shelf unwrapped. The Free Gift of God is useless if you open it and never use it. The Free Gift of God is useless if you go back to using the “good” appearing things of this world instead of using your gifts from God.
Hear the Word and then say the Word. The Spirit and Bride say the Word and those who hear say the Word. The Word never passes away, but fulfills the purpose for which it is sent. The old heaven and earth passed away in resurrected, ascended, glorified Christ, but the Word never passes away: a new heaven and new earth where righteousness dwells is eternally found in Christ. Seek FIRST the kingdom of God and his righteousness. Christ Jesus is made our righteousness by God through his Spirit sent to live in us when we come to Jesus and give him our old nature; apart from Christ we have nothing of righteousness, peace or joy in the Holy Spirit, and the double-minded receive nothing from God, so COME and TAKE the Word, and speak the Word. Be single-minded, taking the Mind of Christ, and be whole-hearted, taking the Heart of Christ, and be single-pointed, taking the Will of Christ to do the Will of the Father on earth as it is in heaven. Join your spirit to Holy Spirit to be one spirit with the Father and the Son of Righteousness. Yoke your soul to Christ; ask God our Father to marry your soul to Christ and no one can separate it. Know the Love of Christ and be filled with all the fullness of God (Ephesians 3:14-21). Love God and love one another as yourself through first receiving the River of Love that pours from God our Father into our hearts by the Holy Spirit (Romans 5:5), and let the glorious, victorious River of Water of Life from the Throne, coming down from the Father of lights, make you a kind of first fruit creature (James 1-18) of the new creation of the new covenant in Christ, the First Fruit from the dead (the Seed of Christ can only grow and fruit Christ, after its own kind). Jesus fulfilled all the laws and prophesy of God so all God’s promises can be fulfilled in you, in Christ and Christ in you; the Good News (gospel) that never changes! Jesus is our Salvation! Jesus is the same yesterday and today and forever! The Word is made flesh and remains! Christ remains forever (John 12:34). Jesus says, “If you abide in Me, and My Words abide in you, ask whatever you will, and it shall be done for you. By THIS My Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit, and so prove to be My disciples (learn from Christ, yoked to Christ). As the Father loves Me, so I love you; abide in My Love, just as I have kept My Father’s commandments and abide in His Love. These things I speak to you, that My Joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full” John 15:7-11
All the fullness of God dwelt bodily in Christ Jesus (Colossians 1:19, 9-10; John 1:16; Ephesians 1:3-5:32) and we come to fullness of resurrection life and Spirit in Christ; coming into our new name, coming into our new nature, coming into our new garment, coming into our true identity in Christ and Christ in you so we can be and do all the Father asks us to be and do, to glorify God our Father. All the Father has is given to the Son, so the Holy Spirit sent to you can activate and quicken the imperishable Seed of the Word planted in our heart, to root deeply in the holy Root of Christ, in the wellspring of Christ that arises, and grows the Vine into a mature tree of life, Christ in you, watered and kept by the River of Water of life that pours down from the Throne of God.
Abba Father, open our eyes to see, open our ears to hear, and open our hearts to spiritually perceive what the Spirit is saying to the churches. “Repent; believe the Gospel of God through Jesus by the Holy Spirit, and conquer.” Father, shut the doors to evil that no one can open, and open the Door to You that no one can shut. Pull the weeds, burn the chaff, and leave only Christ. Let the knowledge of God and his glory cover the earth like water covers the seas! Let God be glorified! We ask and receive the King of kings and Lord of lords to rule and reign over our spirit and soul and body and life. In Jesus’ Name, the Name above every other name that can be named, the Matchless, Powerful Name, we pray and give thanks! Amen.