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Seizing A Prophet By Holy Spirit

verb (used with object), seized, seizing.
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1 Samuel.10:6 and the Spirit of Yahweh will come mightily on you, and you shall prophesy with them, and shall be turned into another man.

Today we often think of God's prophet as having superior knowledge of some future prophecy, but in the past, God's people seen God's Spirit seize a prophet or prophets, some even acting mad, then God spoke through them his words. Today we would discard such an event as a person possessed by evil spirits or just mad!

1 Samuel 21:13 He changed his behavior before them, and feigned himself mad in their hands, and scrabbled on the doors of the gate, and let his spittle fall down on his beard.

Such conduct would be considered very unbecoming, uneducated done by a religious fanatics. So what is the point? The point is prophecy today by those predicting future events from their bibles think they are being lead by God's Spirit to do so. Yet, in the bible we find God's Spirit seizing the prophets against their own will to speak God's words.

Isaiah 44:25 who frustrates the signs of the liars, and makes diviners mad; who turns wise men backward, and makes their knowledge foolish.

Furthermore, we find Christ disciples writing that the Spirit took them bore them along, and they wrote not by their own will but the very will and power of God's Spirit. Moreover, we have the apostles John seized by Spirit and taken into the spirit heavens with Christ and given the book of Revelations.

2 Peter 1:20 knowing this first, that no prophecy of Scripture is of private interpretation.

2 Peter 1:21 For no prophecy ever came by the will of man: but holy men of God spoke, being moved by the Holy Spirit.

2 Corinthians 12:2 I know a man in Christ, fourteen years ago (whether in the body, I don't know, or whether out of the body, I don't know; God knows), such a one caught up into the third heaven.

Rev.1:10 I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and I heard behind me a loud voice, like a trumpet
1:11 saying, "{TR adds "I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last."}What you see, write in a book and send to the seven assemblies{TR adds "which are in Asia"}: to Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and to Laodicea."
1:12 I turned to see the voice that spoke with me. Having turned, I saw seven golden lampstands.
1:13 And among the lampstands was one like a son of man,{Daniel 7:13} clothed with a robe reaching down to his feet, and with a golden sash around his chest.
1:14 His head and his hair were white as white wool, like snow. His eyes were like a flame of fire.
1:15 His feet were like burnished brass, as if it had been refined in a furnace. His voice was like the voice of many waters.
1:16 He had seven stars in his right hand. Out of his mouth proceeded a sharp two-edged sword. His face was like the sun shining at its brightest.
1:17 When I saw him, I fell at his feet like a dead man. He laid his right hand on me, saying, "Don't be afraid. I am the first and the last,
1:18 and the Living one. I was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore. Amen. I have the keys of Death and of Hades{or, Hell}.
1:19 Write therefore the things which you have seen, and the things which are, and the things which will happen hereafter;

So what are we to think of these educated guesses at biblical prophecy requiring us to put complete faith in them as coming from God, as dire warning that if we fail to heed, we are blaspheming the person, the prophet who wrote them, and going directly against the Holy Spirit of God that made them write the prophecy down?

1 John 2:27 As for you, the anointing which you received from him remains in you, and you don't need for anyone to teach you. But as his anointing teaches you concerning all things, and is true, and is no lie, and even as it taught you, you will remain in him.

Covenant Confusion

Daniel 9:24 Seventy weeks are decreed on your people and on your holy city, to finish disobedience, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most holy.

Those making such dire predictions seem to have covenant confusion, they, like the Jews at Christ time rejected that Christ completed the old covenant, completed mean, done, finished, put away. Still thinking some of it exist not completed, so a fleshly prophet can appear on earth being seized by Spirit and speak for God! Yet, as often mention, why is it that all such prophecy from Christ time forward are so filled with errors, proven false, and causing confusion if prophets of flesh and blood still were needed by God to direct our lives, why all the glorious push for sight, signs, and worship of great prophets found in mankind's hearts?

James 2:12 So speak, and so do, as men who are to be judged by a law of freedom.

Romans 10:4 For Christ is the fulfillment{or, completion, or end} of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes.

Matthew 5:17 "Don't think that I came to destroy the law or the prophets. I didn't come to destroy, but to fulfill.

Matt.11:11 Most certainly I tell you, among those who are born of women there has not arisen anyone greater than John the Baptizer; yet he who is least in the Kingdom of Heaven is greater than he.

Matthew 13:17 For most certainly I tell you that many prophets and righteous men desired to see the things which you see, and didn't see them; and to hear the things which you hear, and didn't hear them.

Matthew 26:56 But all this has happened, that the Scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled." Then all the disciples left him, and fled.

Luke 24:27 Beginning from Moses and from all the prophets, he explained to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself.

Luke 24:44 He said to them, "This is what I told you, while I was still with you, that all things which are written in the law of Moses, the prophets, and the psalms, concerning me must be fulfilled."

John 6:45 It is written in the prophets, 'They will all be taught by God.'{Isaiah 54:13} Therefore everyone who hears from the Father, and has learned, comes to me.

Acts 3:18 But the things which God announced by the mouth of all his prophets, that Christ should suffer, he thus fulfilled.

Acts 7:52 Which of the prophets didn't your fathers persecute? They killed those who foretold the coming of the Righteous One, of whom you have now become betrayers and murderers.

Romans 3:21 But now apart from the law, a righteousness of God has been revealed, being testified by the law and the prophets;

The question is, and please don't take offense can there be a God honored prophet on earth today, or since Christ that can be separate from Christ? In other words, we told the truth by God that there is only one way to salvation that one way; that one door is Christ do we really believe that if we say we are Christian?

Heb.1:1 God, having in the past spoken to the fathers through the prophets at many times and in various ways, 1:2 has at the end of these days spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, through whom also he made the worlds.

Acts 4:12 There is salvation in none other, for neither is there any other name under heaven, that is given among men, by which we must be saved!"

No! There cannot be, but why? This may shock you, we are here talking about whom God uses as his spokes person, not the world, false religion and/or religions that have nothing to do with Christ that boast in their own prophets.

Without remission of sin a person cannot be God's prophet spokes person, its that simple. The only legal and lawful way to God is through the blood of Christ who, is our new covenant, not the old covenant put away by the life, the blood of Christ.

1 John 1:7 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ, his Son, cleanses us from all sin.

1 John 3:9 Whoever is born of God doesn't commit sin, because his seed remains in him; and he can't sin, because he is born of God.

1 John 5:6 This is he who came by water and blood, Jesus Christ; not with the water only, but with the water and the blood. It is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.

Matt. 7:17 Even so, every good tree produces good fruit; but the corrupt tree produces evil fruit.
7:18 A good tree can't produce evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree produce good fruit.

Do we grasp that point? Is this our starting point when it come to any prophecy in our life time or since Christ was on earth? Is this our touch stone, or do we have a very loose, haphazard, approach to prophecy making it a mockery, a things, a discussion of intellectual debates as the world does in everything?

Revelation 22:18 I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book, if anyone adds to them, may God add to him the plagues which are written in this book.

The Corner Stone

Is Christ the first stone in God's temple, is he, the foundation that all truth must be from, and built upon? Or rather is our corner stone the prophets of the old covenant seized by God's Spirit our reality, life's blood?

1Cor. 3:3 for you are still fleshly. For insofar as there is jealousy, strife, and factions among you, aren't you fleshly, and don't you walk in the ways of men? 3:4 For when one says, "I follow Paul," and another, "I follow Apollos," aren't you fleshly?

1Cor.3:11 For no one can lay any other foundation than that which has been laid, which is Jesus Christ. 3:12 But if anyone builds on the foundation with gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay, or stubble;
3:13 each man's work will be revealed. For the Day will declare it, because it is revealed in fire; and the fire itself will test what sort of work each man's work is.

Shadows are not the reality, but the question should be for those whom are in love with the idea of shadows, is where does the shadow cast long from?

1 John 2:10 He who loves his brother remains in the light, and there is no occasion for stumbling in him.

1 John 1:7 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ, his Son, cleanses us from all sin.

1 John 1:5 This is the message which we have heard from him and announce to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

Hebrews 10:1 For the law, having a shadow of the good to come, not the very image of the things, can never with the same sacrifices year by year, which they offer continually, make perfect those who draw near.

James 1:17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom can be no variation, nor turning shadow.

If the shadow blocks the reality, or takes away from its, how deep is our darkness? You, see, Christ is that reality, not even YHWH. The reality puts sin away from us once for all time he brought in the new covenant setting the holiest or hollies right, everlastingly right. There is nothing beyond Christ, nothing, he is, get the wording, the reality. There is no one else that can set the hollies or hollies right, and never will be again!

1 John 2:8 Again, I write a new commandment to you, which is true in him and in you; because the darkness is passing away, and the true light already shines.

1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God's own possession, that you may proclaim the excellence of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:

Christ finished everlastingly the temple of God, he is the temple of the living God, God does not reside in a half unfinished structure that yet needs to be cleaned by Christ blood. That was finished once for all times, there is no sin in Christ, he conquered this world, and finish off the power of sin in humans once for all times. Death and Hades defeated by the life of Christ, not the old covenant, and a prophecy yet coming about the Christ found in the book of Daniel or any other prophet, Christ is the end game, the reality we are to come to, the light, not the shadow, and that is why we have the light, and not the shadow of the reality in our hearts blocking out the power, the glory of God's greatest accomplishment for the vindication of his name, Christ Jesus the Son of God!

2 Timothy 1:10 but has now been revealed by the appearing of our Savior, Christ Jesus, who abolished death, and brought life and immortality to light through the Good News.

1 Thessalonians 5:5 You are all children of light, and children of the day. We don't belong to the night, nor to darkness.

Colossians 1:12 giving thanks to the Father, who made us fit to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light;

Ephesians 5:8 For you were once darkness, but are now light in the Lord. Walk as children of light.

2 Corinthians 4:6 seeing it is God who said, "Light will shine out of darkness,"{Genesis 1:3} who has shone in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

2Cor. 3:7 But if the service of death, written engraved on stones, came with glory, so that the children of Israel could not look steadfastly on the face of Moses for the glory of his face; which was passing away:
3:8 won't service of the Spirit be with much more glory?
3:9 For if the service of condemnation has glory, the service of righteousness exceeds much more in glory.

2Cor. 3:12 Having therefore such a hope, we use great boldness of speech,
3:13 and not as Moses, who put a veil on his face, that the children of Israel wouldn't look steadfastly on the end of that which was passing away.
3:14 But their minds were hardened, for until this very day at the reading of the old covenant the same veil remains, because in Christ it passes away.
3:15 But to this day, when Moses is read, a veil lies on their heart.
3:16 But whenever one turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away.
3:17 Now the Lord is the Spirit and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.
3:18 But we all, with unveiled face beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are transformed into the same image from glory to glory, even as from the Lord, the Spirit.

No Prophet In the Flesh

Sight worship is dead put to bed in Christ. Its finished, no human can come to God with out faith, we cannot please him, or know God without complete faith in him. Yet, the devil and wicked spirit son's must have sight worship to mislead all those dwelling upon earth. Yes, prophecy the leader for being deceived by the devil promotes fleshly prophets by sight.

John 4:48 Jesus therefore said to him, "Unless you see signs and wonders, you will in no way believe."

John 6:63 It is the spirit who gives life. The flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit, and are life.

Matthew 24:24 For there will arise false christs, and false prophets, and they will show great signs and wonders, so as to lead astray, if possible, even the chosen ones.

Matthew 16:4 An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and there will be no sign given to it, except the sign of the prophet Jonah." He left them, and departed.

Here is a simple truth, let it actually sink in, and the problems of false prophets will be settled in our heart. We don't know any person, man, or woman, not even Christ, in the flesh any longer since Christ died and was made alive in the Spirit!

2 Corinthians 5:16 Therefore we know no one after the flesh from now on. Even though we have known Christ after the flesh, yet now we know him so no more.

This fundamental truth, is the truth of God's one and only prophet Christ Jesus, but why? How does one know the flesh when they are born new into a living spirit being life, and made part of his being, that is, spirit life, without flesh?

Romans 8:8 Those who are in the flesh can't please God.

Romans 8:9 But you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if it is so that the Spirit of God dwells in you. But if any man doesn't have the Spirit of Christ, he is not his.

Now as confusing as that might seem to some, let us simplify this more. Has Christ a flesh and blood brain? Does Christ have a flesh and blood hand that he can show us in our flesh, so we can see he is in heaven ruling as our king?

Romans 8:12 So then, brothers, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh.

Galatians 3:3 Are you so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, are you now completed in the flesh?

No! No! No! For us to see Christ in Spirit and truth, we can only do so by faith and not sight. To have Christ direct us, that is teach us, we must do so from the invisible Spirit coming through his spirit mind to his spirit body members, which we are, if his life killed our flesh so it no longer lives in God's sight. That is, no longer judged in God's sight, put away once for all time and forever, so we can live, in Christ the sinless temple of God, not a temple yet being made, cleaned up, restored, but our reality.

1Cor.3:16 Don't you know that you are a temple of God, and that God's Spirit lives in you?
3:17 If anyone destroys the temple of God, God will destroy him; for God's temple is holy, which you are.
3:18 Let no one deceive himself. If anyone thinks that he is wise among you in this world, let him become a fool, that he may become wise.

The Mouth of God

Let us get real, the prophets of old were seized by the power of God, and made to speak his words, one mouth, one God, one message by God and through God. The power stop the flesh, the same flesh nothing good dwells in, because it is not the truth, or the power, the flesh waters down God's word to other flesh, why?

Because the flesh is powerful by sight, in fear of men, in pleasing men, and will compromise to save face. But when seized by God's Spirit the flesh is made to obey, it is put to death, so to speak, until God is done with the message for his people!

1 Corinthians 1:29 that no flesh should boast before God.

Romans 8:13 For if you live after the flesh, you must die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.

Romans 12:6 Having gifts differing according to the grace that was given to us, if prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of our faith;

1 Corinthians 12:4 Now there are various kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit.

1 Corinthians 12:9 to another faith, by the same Spirit; and to another gifts of healings, by the same Spirit;

Where is God's mouth today for Christian's? Well, we are left with no doubt, Christ is the mouth of God, the Truth, the Way, the Word of God. He alone is God's prophet, there is no separate prophet God uses or needs on earth. Christ is the head of the body, how can there be error in prophecy, if Christ is the truth, and it come through his mouth at his direction?

1 Corinthians 14:23 If therefore the whole assembly is assembled together and all speak with other languages, and unlearned or unbelieving people come in, won't they say that you are crazy?

2 Corinthians 2:17 For we are not as so many, peddling the word of God. But as of sincerity, but as of God, in the sight of God, we speak in Christ.

2 Corinthians 4:13 But having the same spirit of faith, according to that which is written, "I believed, and therefore I spoke."{Psalm 116:10} We also believe, and therefore also we speak;

Ephesians 4:25 Therefore, putting away falsehood, speak truth each one with his neighbor. For we are members of one another.

James 1:19 So, then, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger;

In other words, reason, what Christ speaks is life, not death, every word is breathing incorruptible life into his body, to feed and cherish it into eternity. Why would one think there is another message beyond Christ for salvation?

Galatians 1:8 But even though we, or an angel from heaven, should preach to you any "good news" other than that which we preached to you, let him be cursed.

Why would a hand grow a brain, and add to Christ the Word of God, our reality? How does the hand support the body by making decision about prophecy, or is it rather serving the body in the Spirit and truth found in the body through its head?

Leaving The Body into The Wilderness

How is a hand attached to the indestructible life of Christ having the life force of that body pumping into every vessels shaken by a false prophet as though there something better than reality!

2 Thessalonians 2:2 not to be quickly shaken in your mind, nor yet be troubled, either by spirit, or by word, or by letter as from us, saying that the day of Christ had come.

How can one go back and search the unreality of the past prophets completed in Christ and come up with something better than Christ, is something lacking in Christ, something that will save us better than Christ?

1Cor. 3:20 And again, "The Lord knows the reasoning of the wise, that it is worthless."{Psalm 94:11}
3:21 Therefore let no one boast in men. For all things are yours,
3:22 whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come. All are yours,
3:23 and you are Christ's, and Christ is God's.

Well, it not possible, accept to insult the Holy Spirit entrusted to Christ as God's only prophet and we through him, and him in us! Is Christ not enough yet! No he is not for our fallen flesh, the flesh is against the Spirit, it cannot please it, or God, and is not in Christ, so it longs and lust for knowledge just as the flesh of Eve did when believing the out right lie; that God was withholding knowledge from her, and she could gain that knowledge by herself, away from God's mouth and headship over her her husband.

1 Corinthians 14:34 let your wives keep silent in the assemblies, for it has not been permitted for them to speak; but let them be in subjection, as the law also says.

1 Corinthians 11:3 But I would have you know that the head of every man is Christ, and the head of the woman is the man, and the head of Christ is God.

1 Corinthians 11:4 Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonors his head.

1 Corinthians 11:5 But every woman praying or prophesying with her head unveiled dishonors her head. For it is one and the same thing as if she were shaved.

We have a head, and loyalty and submission is everything to God and Christ. We are not equal heads, equal mouths, thing we can gossip about, debate behind our headship because we lack the faith of his Spirit headship over us.

Colossians 2:18 Let no one rob you of your prize by a voluntary humility and worshipping of the angels, dwelling in the things which he has not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind,

Philippians 2:5 Have this in your mind, which was also in Christ Jesus.

Philippians 2:2 make my joy full, by being like-minded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind;

1 Corinthians 2:16 "For who has known the mind of the Lord, that he should instruct him?"{Isaiah 40:13} But we have Christ's mind.

If something is one, it not many, but one, it is one seed, one body, one mind, one faith, one mouth. How can a hand be outside a body in a wilderness and think something is better for it to feed on? Has the hand now a mouth, with teeth to feed itself, or is it feed by the body. Does a fruit feed itself, come on, let us get real, we are on Christ the vine the feeder of us, everything we need, how could it be lacking when it is eternal life coming to us through the vine?

John. 15:1 "I am the true vine, and my Father is the farmer.
15:2 Every branch in me that doesn't bear fruit, he takes away. Every branch that bears fruit, he prunes, that it may bear more fruit. 15:3 You are already pruned clean because of the word which I have spoken to you. 15:4 Remain in me, and I in you. As the branch can't bear fruit by itself, unless it remains in the vine, so neither can you, unless you remain in me.
15:5 I am the vine. You are the branches. He who remains in me, and I in him, the same bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. 15:6 If a man doesn't remain in me, he is thrown out as a branch, and is withered; and they gather them, throw them into the fire, and they are burned. 15:7 If you remain in me, and my words remain in you, you will ask whatever you desire, and it will be done for you. 15:8 "In this is my Father glorified, that you bear much fruit; and so you will be my disciples.
15:9 Even as the Father has loved me, I also have loved you. Remain in my love. 15:10 If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and remain in his love. 15:11 I have spoken these things to you, that my joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be made full.
15:12 "This is my commandment, that you love one another, even as I have loved you. 15:13 Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

Why would Christ give us his eternal life and then hand us a serpent that bits us with poison by some prophecy that claims it must come true, and we must base our eternal life upon it? How does one rest in faith, that is, in the life of Christ, and roam about hunting down every last prophecy regarding human flesh, and what is to come upon it?

Rom. 8:19 For the creation waits with eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed. 8:20 For the creation was subjected to vanity, not of its own will, but because of him who subjected it, in hope 8:21 that the creation itself also will be delivered from the bondage of decay into the liberty of the glory of the children of God.

Matt. 7:7 "Ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and you will find. Knock, and it will be opened for you. 7:8 For everyone who asks receives. He who seeks finds. To him who knocks it will be opened.
7:9 Or who is there among you, who, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone? 7:10 Or if he asks for a fish, who will give him a serpent? 7:11 If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!

Is Christ tricking his own body by withholding some secret knowledge isn't that the very first lie, wasn't that the whole problem that the first couple didn't love God enough to trust him, put complete faith in him as only doing them good from his love?

2 Peter 1:19 We have the more sure word of prophecy; and you do well that you heed it, as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns, and the morning star arises in your hearts:

1 Peter 1:4 to an incorruptible and undefiled inheritance that doesn't fade away, reserved in Heaven for you.

1 Peter 1:5 who by the power of God are guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

1 Peter 1:7 that the proof of your faith, which is more precious than gold that perishes even though it is tested by fire, may be found to result in praise, glory, and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ--

1 Peter 1:9 receiving the result of your faith, the salvation of your souls.

Where Are We Running To?

Flesh is running every where to latest fade, the latest leader, the latest prophecy, running, running to find hope, to find a place of safety, to find something to help them keep going until Christ comes, they have no reality, they have not yet arrived at the reality they are working with all their fleshly straighten to survive on this earth.

Isa. 40:1 "Comfort, comfort my people," says your God.
40:2 "Speak comfortably to Jerusalem; and call out to her that her warfare is accomplished, that her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received of Yahweh's hand double for all her sins."
40:3 The voice of one who calls out, "Prepare the way of Yahweh in the wilderness! Make a level highway in the desert for our God.
40:4 Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low. The uneven shall be made level, and the rough places a plain.
40:5 The glory of Yahweh shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together; for the mouth of Yahweh has spoken it."
40:6 The voice of one saying, "Cry!" One said, "What shall I cry?" "All flesh is like grass, and all its glory is like the flower of the field.
40:7 The grass withers, the flower fades, because Yahweh's breath blows on it. Surely the people are like grass.
40:8 The grass withers, the flower fades; but the word of our God stands forever."

But we have arrived, and received a kingdom that cannot be shaken haven't we? The reality has been pour out richly into our souls, we have tasty the gift of life, the Son of God's incorruptible life, we have the Spirit of sonship, is there more, our we greedy, unpleasant, unthankful, demanding, not appreciating the perfect gift of life we share in daily.

2 Peter 1:11 For thus you will be richly supplied with the entrance into the eternal Kingdom of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly; in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your heart to the Lord.

Titus. 3:1 Remind them to be in subjection to rulers and to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work,
3:2 to speak evil of no one, not to be contentious, to be gentle, showing all humility toward all men.
3:3 For we were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
3:4 But when the kindness of God our Savior and his love toward mankind appeared,
3:5 not by works of righteousness, which we did ourselves, but according to his mercy, he saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit,
3:6 whom he poured out on us richly, through Jesus Christ our Savior;
3:7 that, being justified by his grace, we might be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
3:8 This saying is faithful, and concerning these things I desire that you affirm confidently, so that those who have believed God may be careful to maintain good works.
Are we the light or not, is there something more than light, can we say we are without sin. Yes, for those in Christ have no sin, can we ask more than that, honestly?

James 1:25 But he who looks into the perfect law of freedom, and continues, not being a hearer who forgets, but a doer of the work, this man will be blessed in what he does.

1 Peter 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy became our father again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.

1 Peter 3:14 But even if you should suffer for righteousness' sake, you are blessed. "Don't fear what they fear, neither be troubled."{Isaiah 8:12}

Where is the place to run to, running and receiving are two whole different meaning, are they not? Yes, living in faith, means endurance, but not running to another kingdom, another hope, another place then Christ. It mean's enduring in Christ which cause us much suffering in our rebellious flesh that cannot trust or believe in anything it can't own, analysis, debate, legalize, so it can't know God who is love.

Hebrews 12:27 This phrase, "Yet once more," signifies the removing of those things that are shaken, as of things that have been made, that those things which are not shaken may remain. 12:28 Therefore, receiving a Kingdom that can't be shaken, let us have grace, through which we serve God acceptably, with reverence and awe.

1 John 3:1 Behold, how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God! For this cause the world doesn't know us, because it didn't know him.

1 John 2:5 But whoever keeps his word, God's love has most certainly been perfected in him. This is how we know that we are in him:

If we are running, we are in fear, we are condemned by the judgment of our flesh, and we are trying to save it, making everything about us, our time, our needs on this earth in this time frame like all flesh does. But we are not resting in Christ that promised each of us nothing is hidden in his light, we will have prophecy revealed to us, because we are in him, and him in us, we have received our life, the Christ the realty of a new heavens and earth. May we be found in God love through grace.

1 John 3:23 This is his commandment, that we should believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and love one another, even as he commanded.

1 John 4:7 Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God, and knows God.

Jude 1:21 Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.