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Replacing The Knowledge Of Good And Evil

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Why is the renewed mind so important to the born again? The renewed mind will be the only mind the "Christ in you" will have for life expression.

Yielding the mind to the HolySpirit is a foundational process, when the mind relinquishs control it has had to have over the sin-nature then the HolySpirit has availability to the believers mind, and not until then, Gal. 6:13

13 Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.

 

The individual must be willing to do this, but the problem with many individuals they do not know they are still trying to control their new Christ in you nature, which only operates in Grace and does not need to be controlled.

Mind renewal brings life transformation, Romans 12:2,

2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

 

This is the same thing as "until the time appointed of the father" in Gal. 4:1-2.

Christ cannot live through you from His Jesus of Nazareth Mary body.

The mind of the believer is the only organ of life-expression Christ can have in this world.

A many membered body, with each member having its own expression of Christ.

The Mary body being Glorified, and seated at the right hand of the Father.

For example; let us use the fruit of the Spirit, it is exactly that, the fruit of the Spirit.

It is not your fruit as a Christian, it can be in you as your only life, and comes out of you in expression but it can never be produced by the believer.

The soul is the organ for expression, in the case of a Christian, Christ comes through you, you're creation, you were created a living soul.

 

It is offered to the believer to live by the new life-nature in them, but there is no longer an "I" Adam since the cross. All there is for the believer now, is Christ, Gal. 2:20.

The believer is crucified in Christ, all in Adam dead.

So how should a Christian live; a Christian is to live by the life-nature in them, it will be expressed by your soul.

This is a glorious life for believers, but on the other hand trying to please God all the time is very arduous task.

The pleasing of the Father is Christ in you, and then of coarse coming to knowledge of the life you have in Christ so the life of Christ can be expressed as your creation, Gal. 2:20.

But the simplicity of the birthing (because of the cross) is; the pleasing of the Father is Christ in you, Col. 1:19,

19 For it pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell;

 

You coming into understanding of that birthing will help you live life here and now.

Why do men not preach this, simply because they do not understand the birthing and the full impact the cross has had on humanity, therefore cannot lead you in this manner.

Preaching about some end time event or giving history lessons, is a far cry from preaching the certified gospel, which is "the revelation of Jesus Christ," Gal. 1:11-12,

11 But I certify you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached of me is not after man.

12 For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught it, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ.

 

The most miserable are the ones that know Him only as the historical Jesus, never coming to the revelation that Christ is in them, 1 Cor. 15:19,21-22,

19 If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable.

21 For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead.

22 For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.

 

Reiterating; I thank God for the faithful leaders of our time, searching and researching the word of God to give meat to the saints.

But there is another element to this religion business, they become nothing more than a warehouse manager, CEO's of God's people, reaping their reward now.

Paul says "it is not another gospel, but the gospel of the lord Jesus Christ perverted."

Twisted to fit the listener, if you have an itching ear, their message will fit you.

Can you see the importance of "let this mind be in you."

We squabble over doctrine, all the while Satan runs ramshod over the believer.

Never getting anything fixed in our mind, no absolutes, no lifestyle conducive to the Christ in you ,the mystery of the word stays a mystery, no revelation.

When! the scripture says it has been revealed.

"Allow this mind to be in you, that was also in Christ Jesus."

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